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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: 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

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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Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 339.00 Year: 3134.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
21.0035.004.002.0062.00
Night Sleep Time: 35.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 35.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.0012.000.000.0012.00

am:  8 Miles in 51:30 (6:26/mile) on a nice, windy morning of 67 degrees.  Fall is in the air, and I couldn't be happier...kids back to school, soccer practice, and of course, cool training runs.  

pm:  4 Miles in 25:44 (6:26/mile) on a beautiful afternoon in the low 70s,  

Total:  12 Miles at MP or better.   

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
6.002.004.000.0012.00

am:  2 Miles Easy followed by 4-Mile Tempo Run in 24:56 (6:14/mile) on a cool, crisp morning of 58 degrees in my West Little Rock neighborhood.  

pm:  4 Miles in 30:00 on treadmill set to 1.0 incline. 

Total:  12 Miles

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
6.002.000.000.008.00

8 Miles in 59:43 (7:28/mile) on a clear, beautiful morning of 53 degrees in my West Little Rock neighborhood; incorporated 8X200m striders into Miles 7 and 8.  

Congratulations to America's favorite, former governor (other than Jon Huntsman, Jr.), Sarah Palin, who completed the Storm Lake Running Club Half-Marathon in Storm Lake Iowa in an impressive 1:46:10, good enough for second in her age group.  Note that said age group was not reported in order to protect one of Mrs. Palin's preferred individual liberties, privacy.  

In all seriousness, Governor's Palin's time was pretty freaking awesome...if I ever decide to use non-political factors when deciding how to vote, she will be more likely to get it.

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
3.005.000.002.0010.00

Solid training run this morning in perfect conditions, 56 degrees and still, in my West Little Rock neighborhood.  After 1 Mile Easy to warm-up, I ran 3 Miles at 6:33/mile, 8X.25 Mile Repeats at approx. 85 seconds/repeat (.25 easy job between repeats), and finally, 2 Miles at 6:39/mile to close out 10 Miles in 1:07:28.  

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
6.000.000.000.006.00

6 Miles Easy on a nice morning in the mid-50s in my West Little Rock neighborhood. 

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
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14 Miles in 1:34:33 (6:45/mile) on a clear morning, 58 degrees at start of run (4:30 am). Treated this morning as a a training pace assessment of sorts, given that it was my first long run of the Fall training season.  Got up at 4:00 am, ate a wheat roll and cup of coffee, washed down some GU with 8 ounces of water, and out the door shortly thereafter.  

Headed north, starting with steep quarter mile climb, then west out of my neighborhood down Kanis and Chenal.  The Parkway is pretty pleasant this time of morning, so I continued west past Chenal Country Club and the Promenade, turning to the south on Rahling Road toward my old stomping grounds around Taylor Loop and Hinson (4-Mile split at 27:53).  

Turned back east on Hinson and ran past my old neighborhood, uphill to Pulaski Academy, then looping back south on Napa Valley (8-Mile split at 54:33).  Recognizing I had picked it up a little and still feeling pretty good, I shot a GU Roctane and committed to holding that 6:40 pace though the remainder of the run.  Up and down, up and down, lots of rolling hills on Napa Valley before cutting over on Markham to Autumn Road past Barnes & Nobles and back over Chenal Parkway near IHOP (still heading South).  

After a quick right back east on Kanis, and another quick left turn south on Bowman, I was now in the home stretch and running strong (12-mile split at 1:21:30).  Back at my Woodlands Edge neighborhood, turned east toward my home.  Finished strong, running the last 2 Miles at 6:31/mile, finishing at 1:34:33.  

Not only did I make it home before my son, Max, got up (sleepy head is still not up), I had time to write this, doubtless the most detailed entry by me in months!  Maybe it's the good weather, or the anticipation of another Razorbacks victory over New Mexico (Hogs' 59 - Lobos' 10), whatever the case, how could it not be a good day after such a great start?

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
21.0035.004.002.0062.00
Night Sleep Time: 35.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 35.50
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