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20182019
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Location:

Neunkirchen,Germany

Member Since:

Jan 23, 2018

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Marathon Finish

Running Accomplishments:

Marathons:

Merzig (04/09/05): 3:56:41

Cologne (05/09/11): 3:26:16

Frankfurt (07/10/28): 3:17:16

Essen (09/09/11): 3:23:34

Frankfurt (18/10/28): 3:16:46

Personal Bests:

10k 37:24 (2009)

HM 1:23:42 (2009)

M 3:16:46 (2018)

Mileage:

2004: unknown

          M 3:56:41

2005: unknown

          M 3:26:16

2006: 2405 km (1494 miles)

2007: 2705 km (1680 miles)

          M 3:17:16

2008: 2847 km (1768 miles)

2009: 3257 km (2023 miles)

          10k 37:24 / HM 1:23:42 / M 3:23:34

2010: unknown

2011-2015: break

2016: 762 km (473 miles)

          10k 43:00

2017: 1933 km (1200 miles)     

2018: 2907 km (1806 miles)

          10k 39:58 / HM 1:29:14 / M 3:16:46

2019: 10k 39:49 / HM 1:26:27

Short-Term Running Goals:

  • running more than 2000 miles in 2019
  • 10k < 39:00
  • HM < 1:27
  • M < 3:10

Long-Term Running Goals:

  • Staying healthy and enjoying running
  • Repeating my mantra again and again: Think less, run more, train smart, race better!
  • Running a marathon in 2:59 in 2020

Personal:

married, two children, born 1981, 40 hours-a-week-job in a local townhall

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 46.08 Month: 166.06 Year: 1446.15
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.320.000.000.009.32

80' (5:20/km)

In the hilly forest becausd it's hot again.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.970.000.000.004.97

46´ (5:45/km)

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
1.248.700.000.009.94

72' (4:30/km)

2 km easy

14 km MP-run @4:25/km

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.210.000.000.006.21

54' (5:24/km)

Well rested!

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.000.000.000.000.00

Rest day

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
15.640.000.000.0015.64

2:10 hrs (5:10/km)

Mentally a very hard long run: headache because I banged my head the night before, tired legs, very humid weather, pain in knee, shin & Achilles, developed a blister, etc. But somehow managed to finish it...

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
37.388.700.000.0046.08
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