Wesley Hunt

New York City Marathon

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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: 160.00 Year: 3680.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
35.7826.220.000.0062.00
Night Sleep Time: 33.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 33.00
Race: New York City Marathon (26.22 Miles) 02:53:59, Place overall: 609, Place in age division: 149
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.7826.220.000.0029.00

Since I ran my last road marathon in March 2016 (my last road race of any distance), I've had bilateral inguinal hernia surgery (May 2016) and ran three 100-Mile ultras (October 2016, July 2016, and October 2017)...but it's good to be back! And now maybe Rob Murphy, Jeff, and other FRB'rs I met at Boston back in 2012 will comment on my race!! In all seriousness, these guys have continued to be supportive, and over the years, they've provided encouragement and tips as well.

On to the race. It's funny actually. Because I wasn't sure what splits I should target, I settled on 6:40/mile because it provided for easy 3- and 6-mile split calculations. So I'm pleased with my 6:39/mile average and relatively consistent pacing.  

I stayed near JFK and got up at 2 am, so it was a long day. But the cloudy and misty weather provided cool temps for a good time running.

Thanks to my wife Diana for staying home and watching Evan while I wondered around NYC trying to master the public transportation system for two days. As always, I couldn't do any of this without her love and support.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 5.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
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2 Miles commuting/walking.

Night Sleep Time: 3.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 3.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.000.000.000.003.00

3 Miles commuting/walking.

Night Sleep Time: 5.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
14.000.000.000.0014.00

11 Miles in 87 mins on TM.

14 Total Miles including 3 Miles commuting/walking.

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.000.000.000.0012.00

10 Miles in 77 mins on TM.

12 Total Miles including 1 Mile commuting and 1 Mile with my kids' elementary school running club.

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.000.000.000.002.00

2 Miles walking.

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
35.7826.220.000.0062.00
Night Sleep Time: 33.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 33.00
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