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2014-04-15 9:43 PM
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Subject: RE: 30 runs in 30 days - who's with us?
Originally posted by navbtcret

Day 873, 9 miles on the treadmill with a 3% decline at an 8:11 pace. I got a total of 1250 foot elevation loss on the run. One last time to trash the quads before I really trash them on Monday. If anyone wants to track me at Boston I on Monday I am in wave 2 corral 5, the wave starts at 10:25 so I should hit the start line at 10:30 or so. All you have to do is text my bib number which is 13768 to 345678 and you will get text update every 10k and the finish.

I am not feeling very confident about a pr let alone a sub 3:20 but I am going for it anyways. The pneumonia took more out of me than I thought, my longer runs have been a real struggle but I hoping the crowds and days will give me enough boost to get through it.


PR or no PR, its going to be a once in a lifetime race. Crowds will be over the top, Boston has a reputation to uphold, and they will not be intimidated. I don't think you gave yourself enough of a taper or rested enough during your bout with pneumonia, but I won't count you out. Have fun, run hard, and see what happens. But please, take it easy for the next few days. Low miles, some strides and maybe 2 or so miles at race pace to keep sharp. You want to go in with a full tank. Sleep well this week, eat right, etc...

I'll be following you. Good luck.



2014-04-15 9:45 PM
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#540- 2 recovery miles. Legs pretty stiff

#541- 30 minute bike to loosen up the legs, then 4 mile run, still in recovery mode, but got in a solid pool session in afterwards.
2014-04-15 10:55 PM
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Subject: RE: 30 runs in 30 days - who's with us?
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Saturday I was in the last mile of a 20 mile run and got a pain in my upper thigh. Sounds like it would be a groin strain. Not sure how I would get that from just running. Anyone else ever have anything like this?
Still been able to keep running.


I've gotten cramping in my inner thigh after long hard runs, but never up in the groin area. I could see it happening on trail runs or uneven surfaces though. If you are still running, and its getting better, not worse, I wouldn't worry too much about it.
2014-04-16 7:23 AM
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Subject: RE: 30 runs in 30 days - who's with us?
Originally posted by navbtcret

Day 873, 9 miles on the treadmill with a 3% decline at an 8:11 pace. I got a total of 1250 foot elevation loss on the run. One last time to trash the quads before I really trash them on Monday. If anyone wants to track me at Boston I on Monday I am in wave 2 corral 5, the wave starts at 10:25 so I should hit the start line at 10:30 or so. All you have to do is text my bib number which is 13768 to 345678 and you will get text update every 10k and the finish.

I am not feeling very confident about a pr let alone a sub 3:20 but I am going for it anyways. The pneumonia took more out of me than I thought, my longer runs have been a real struggle but I hoping the crowds and days will give me enough boost to get through it.

I just signed up to follow you. I can't even imagine the emotion that will be present for everyone crossing that finish line.

Monday - #260 - 3 miles
Tuesday - #261 - 4 miles
2014-04-16 3:04 PM
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Day 874, 8 miles with 3 at marathon pace. The 3 did not feel that bad today.
2014-04-16 7:29 PM
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#542- 5 miles easy pace, took four of those miles to loosen up. Still stiff, especially my hamstrings.


2014-04-17 2:06 PM
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Day 876, not sure how I got out of whack yesterday, it should've been 875, anyways 6.2 miles today. I have one run in the morning tomorrow and then off for the airport and Boston. I'll get my runs in there over the weekend and will be flying back Tuesday. No matter how fast I run Monday I will have a great time and enjoy the day. I am sure the crowds will be really loud. I have written thank you on, my name and bib number on several notes that I will be handing out randomly along the course to spectators and volunteers.
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