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MacArthur Park 5K

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Location:

Little Rock,AR,United States

Member Since:

Oct 19, 2010

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Local Elite

Running Accomplishments:

Arkansas Traveller 100: 1st Place; October 7, 2017

Arkansas Traveller 100: 1st Place; October 1, 2016

Arkansas Traveller 100: 15:36:33, 1st Place (Course Record);  October 3, 2015

Arkansas Traveller 100: 15:59:12, 1st Place; October 4, 2014 

War Eagle Tail Twister 50K: 4:07:12, 2nd Place; June 3, 2017

2017 New York City Marathon: 2:53:59; November 5, 2017

2013 Boston Marathon: 2:59:11; April 1, 2013

PR, Sleeping Bear Marathon: 2:45:41, 1st Place; October 7, 2012

PR, Soaring Wings Half Marathon: 1:20:33, 8th Place; October 29, 2011

Nation's Tri Olympic Distance Triathlon, 2010, Washington, D.C.

Personal Records: 100 Mile Ultra, 15:36:33; 50K Ultra, 4:07:12; Marathon, 2:45:41; Half-Marathon, 1:20:33; 5K, 17:02 (flat); Olympic Distance Tri, 2:42:57

Personal:

Pride necessarily sprouts and grows; a pride that can only come from relentless kneading of unwilling flesh, painful months of grinding and burning away all that is heavy, all that is strength-sapping and useless to the body as a projectile. --John L. Parker, Jr., runner/author

The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat. --Theodore Roosevelt

I work as an Attorney in Little Rock, Arkansas.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
268.0050.001.0010.50329.50
Night Sleep Time: 175.00Nap Time: 7.00Total Sleep Time: 182.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
14.000.000.000.0014.00

14 Miles in 1:44 (7:28) on a really windy day in Troy, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit; final mile at sub-7:00 (slow MP).

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 5.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.50
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.002.500.000.0010.50

10.5 Miles in 1:14:32 on a coolish, windy, and overcast day in Troy, Michigan; last 2.5 miles in sub-7:00 (slow MP).

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.50
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.003.0010.00

10 Miles in 72 minutes on a cool and overcast day in Troy, Michigan; worked in 6X.5 Mile Garmin Repeats during the last 6 Miles; lots of concrete and wind made things pretty difficult, but I still comfortably managed the following splits: 2:54, 2:51, 2:54, 2:52, 2:55, and 2:57.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.509.000.000.0013.50

6 Miles in 41:49 (6:58) from my house to Max and Sophia's soccer practice at 5:15pm at North Little Rock's Burns Park Soccer Complex; then, after two hours of chasing Max, Soph, and their friends around, ran the 6 Miles back to my house in 46:11 (7:42).

During rush hour, I can actually run the hilly, six-mile trek - through Camack Village, over the Big Dam Bridge crossing the Arkansas River, and along the Arkansas Trail on the north side of the river to Burns Park - faster than I can drive the 15 miles or so in my car. So running there allowed me to do two of the things I love most: running and being efficient.

On the return run, which includes a .75 Mile steep climb up Overlook, I ran the first 3 Miles (including half the climb) in 21 minutes, and I even passed a cyclist (which is also on my list of favorite things). But the climb took a lot out of me, particularly after a long day of traveling back from Michigan.

13.5 Total Miles for the day including the light jog to pick up our car in "free" airport parking at the Comfort Inn down the road from the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
15.000.000.001.0016.00

15 Miles in 116 minutes on TM; 8X200m Repeats during Miles 14 and 15. 

16 Total Miles including one-mile commute. 

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.50
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.504.000.000.0012.50

10.5 Miles in 76 minutes on TM; Mile 1 at 8:00, dropping pace by 10 second increments to finish Mile 10 at 6:31 pace; half-mile at 6:58 pace and 2 Miles of commuting for 12.5 Total Miles.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

5 Easy Miles (52 minutes) of walking/jogging on TM.

7 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Took it easy today because I'm a member of my Company's "Corporate 5K" Team, and along with my Dad, Dave, and another co-worker, Heather, we'll be trying to bring home the trophy tomorrow. Results are based on cumulative time of all four members of the teams, which consist of workers from businesses based here in Little Rock.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
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Race: MacArthur Park 5K (3.11 Miles) 00:18:28, Place overall: 2, Place in age division: 1
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.000.000.003.007.00

Nice warm and humid night for the MacArthur Park 5K in downtown Little Rock. My company's (Entergy, the largest public utility in Arkansas) four-person team won the "Corporate Cup" and took home the hardware, a pretty awesome statute of General Douglass MacArthur, who was born in Arkansas.

In addition to winning the team competition with a cumulative time of 88 minutes, Dave finished first in the 55-59 age group, Dad finished third in the 55-59 age group, Heather (another co-worker and the mandatory female member of our team) finished first in the 31-35 age group, and I finished second overall.

My Garmin showed 3.24 Miles in 18:28 (5:43).

7 Total Miles or so including warm-up and a couple of miles commuting earlier today.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

10 Miles in 79:25 after kids' soccer games in Burns Park in North Little Rock; from Burns Park, I ran east, picking up the Arkansas River Trail, then up a series of switch-backs on Emerald Park Trail, which took me to top of NLR Cliffs; took in some beautiful views of the river and sister cities before continuing east along top of Cliffs, then down via Paul Duke Road back to River Trail; turned back west and ran back to Burns Park.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.500.000.000.0011.50

11.5 Miles.

Wesley

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11.500.000.000.0011.50

10.5 Miles in 84 minutes on TM; 60 mins at 1.0 incline, 20 minutes at 2.0 incline; last half-mile at 3.0 incline.

11.5 Total Miles.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

5 Miles on TM.

7 Total Miles.

Wesley

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.005.000.000.007.00

5 Miles in 34:39 on a nice, windy afternoon.

7 Total Miles.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.000.000.000.0013.00

12 Miles in 95 minutes on TM set to 1.0 incline.

13 Total Miles.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.50
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9:00am: 7 Miles in 47:04 (6:43/mile) to Burns Park Soccer Complex.

Watched my daughter, Sophia, play soccer and coached my son, Max, during his soccer game.

12:00pm: 6.5 Miles in 45:05 (6:56) back to my house from Burns Park.

Lots of hills on this route, so I was pretty pleased with today's run(s),

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
16.001.000.000.0017.00

13 Miles in 1:40 on TM; Miles 1-10 set to 1.0 incline, Miles 11-12 set to 2.0 incline; Mile 13 (after I crested the hill) at sub-7:00 pace with no incline.

17 Total Miles including 4 Miles of commuting and walking at park yesterday and today.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.50
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.500.000.000.5014.00

13 Miles in 94:00; 4X45sec striders at 5:49 pace and 2.0 incline (2) and 3.0 incline (2).

14 Total Miles.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.004.000.001.0011.00

9 Miles in 61:50 on TM; Miles 5-7 at 6:31/mile, Mile 8 at 6:27, and Mile 9 at sub-6:00 (worked down to 5:46 pace for last .25 Mile).

11 Total Miles.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.000.000.000.0013.00

12 Miles in 94:00 on TM set to 1.0 incline.

13 Total Miles.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
19.000.000.000.0019.00

16 Miles with Dave on a hot day around 90 degrees in downtown Little Rock. Started west to and along South River Trail, crossing over Big Dam Bridge into North Little Rock, turning back east along North River Trail, hiking up and over NLR Cliffs, then down Paul Duke Road where we linked back up with River Trail, finishing back at our downtown offices.

19 Total Miles including 3 Miles of walking/commuting over the past couple of days.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.001.000.000.008.00

7 Miles in 50:45 on a warm afternoon along Hwy. 171 outside of Malvern near my parents' home; Mile 7 pretty fast to finish up a solid week of running.

8 Total Miles.

Wesley

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8.500.000.000.008.50

8 Miles to Lake Catherine beach where I met my Dad and kids for some fun in the sun. Returned home for second annual Hunt-Richardson Memorial Day get-together where my wife, Diana, and I narrowly missed making the finals of the corn-hole / baggo tournament.

Good times were had by all.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.500.000.000.006.50

6.5 Easy Miles on a hot afternoon along Hwy. 171, to the County Line and back from folks' house.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.000.000.000.0011.00

10 Miles in 77 minutes on TM set to 1.0 incline..

11 Total Miles.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.008.000.000.0018.00

AM: 8 Miles in 54 minutes on TM set to 1.0 (2.0 for final .25); Miles 1-3 at 6:58, Miles 4-6 at 6:40/mile, and Miles 7-8 at 6:31/mile (6.27 for final .50).

PM: 8 Miles in 62 minutes on TM.

Total: 18 Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.500.000.000.5013.00

12 Miles on TM set to 1.0 incline; 4 striders.

13 Total Miles.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.50
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
14.502.001.001.5019.00

AM: 13 Miles in 94 minutes on TM; Mile 10 at 6:58, Mile 11 at 6:31, Mile 12 at 6:15, and Mile 13 at 6:00 (final .25 at 5:56 and 2.0 incline).

PM: 4 Miles on TM; 4 striders.

19 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

6 Miles in a pleasant afternoon shower in the Midtown and Hillcrest neighborhoods of Little Rock.

7 Total Miles after one-mile walk with family at park.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 7.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
268.0050.001.0010.50329.50
Night Sleep Time: 175.00Nap Time: 7.00Total Sleep Time: 182.00
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