2:59 !!!

May 2019

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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

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Miles:This week: 15.64 Month: 135.62 Year: 1415.71
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
133.790.000.000.00133.79
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.970.000.000.004.97

43' (5:25/km)

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.060.000.000.0011.06

93' (5:14/km)

First leave day of the year: managed a good run after a few hours of gardening.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.030.000.000.005.03

45' (5:36/km) on tired legs

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.920.000.000.0013.92

120' (5:20/km)

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.790.000.000.004.79

44' (5:42/km) incl. a mile barefooted

Before, we went for a walk with our family on this course and collected all the waste we found.

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Rest day

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.190.000.000.0011.19

91' (5:04/km)

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.720.000.000.005.72

50' (5:26/km)

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.870.000.000.0010.87

90' (5:09/km)

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.960.000.000.005.96

51' (5:18/km)

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0.000.000.000.000.00

Family business, no opportunity to run.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.670.000.000.0013.67

113' (5:08/km)

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.110.000.000.003.11

28' (5:32/km)

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.140.000.000.008.14

70' (5:23/km)

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.080.000.000.008.08

69' (5:19/km)

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.140.000.000.008.14

71' (5:26/km)

Getting slower and more & more tired. Maybe I need a break.

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The last 3 days I got slower and felt more and more tired. My coach and I decided to take a few days of full rest. This will also be a good chance to get rid of my Achilles problems.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.730.000.000.003.73

34' (5:38/km)

Back in the game after a few days of full rest.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.540.000.000.004.54

42' (5:44/km)

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.970.000.000.004.97

43' (5:24/km)

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.900.000.000.005.90

51' (5:20/km)

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
133.790.000.000.00133.79
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