2:59 !!!

Firmenlauf Homburg

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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:

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

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: 11.06 Month: 155.08 Year: 1024.66
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
28.477.210.004.8040.48
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"Rest day" - last election of the year, worked 14 hours.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.590.000.001.247.83

67' (5:21/km) incl. 10 x 200m in the woods (47/48/46/47/46/46/46/46/46/45) with 300m jog (~1:46)

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.007.210.000.007.21

63' (5:28/km)

Much lower average heart rate than the days before. Hoping for a good sign!

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.290.000.000.374.66

41' (5:30/km) incl. 3 x 200m in the woods in 44/47/47 with 300m jog (~1:46)

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Race: Firmenlauf Homburg (3.188 Miles) 00:19:37, Place overall: 47
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.160.000.003.198.35

3,1 km warm-up

5,13 km race official in 19:37. I don't exactly know if the course is certified, but everyone's GPS-watches show 100-150m more than 5 km. So what: Began a bit too fast (1st km 3:34) and then came the hilly part on a dirty road. Still a good start.

47th place of 4.867 runners.

5,2 km cool-down

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Rest day

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.430.000.000.0012.43

112' (5:35/km)

Took it easy because of tomorrow's triathlon-relay.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
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