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Member Since:

Jul 25, 2005



Goal Type:

Marathon Finish

Short-Term Running Goals:

  • 5/20 - beat the bridge 8k
  • 5/26 - magnuson series memorial day 5k
  • 6/16 - magnuson series seattle solstice 5k 
  • SUMMER - CNW all comers T&F series 
  • 7/4 - magnuson series summer spirit run 5k
  • 8/18 - magnuson series summer fitness day 10k
  • 9/30 - bellingham bay half marathon 
  • 10/13 - escalante canyons marathon
  • 11/25 - seattle half marathon 

Long-Term Running Goals:

qualify for the 2020 olympic marathon trials in ATL (sub-2:45

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 138.00 Year: 1730.00
TypeA8 Test Lifetime Miles: 170.00
Kinvara Test Lifetime Miles: 292.00
K9 Test Purpleberry Lifetime Miles: 287.00
Haunted Phoenix Lifetime Miles: 269.00
K9 Test Arctic Blueberry Lifetime Miles: 250.70
K9 Test Pinkerton Lifetime Miles: 244.00
Freedom Cut Me Loose Lifetime Miles: 252.00
Bubonic Plague Lifetime Miles: 365.00
Orange Splats Lifetime Miles: 219.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

3 miles on the AlterG @ 60% body weight. 7:30 pace. wacky.

3 mile walk + 200 pushups

Walking 2016 Miles: 3.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
From Jake K on Tue, Jun 07, 2016 at 14:59:12 from

Great first run! :-)

From allie on Tue, Jun 07, 2016 at 15:11:11 from

thnx, my patience skills are thru the roof.

AlterRunning should be gr8 prep for AltaRunning.

From Russ on Tue, Jun 07, 2016 at 15:50:44 from

Very cool! So, what's it like running in/on an AlterG?

From Jake K on Tue, Jun 07, 2016 at 15:56:08 from

Since dancing can be high impact, we asked the Peruvian to install an Alter-G dance floor. It was only 1.8 million dollars.

From allie on Fri, Jun 10, 2016 at 11:13:39 from

russ -- AlterG rundown: you get to wear scuba shorts that have a witch hat brim around the waist. you step into what looks like a giant gym bag and you zip the witch hat brim around the canvas of the gym bag. then, calibration. you set the % of body weight you want and then the canvas fills with air around your waist, bolstering you up while your feet stay firmly on the ground (it's like a weird mix of gumby and a blood pressure test).

the pressure is all on your waist/gut and that can be (is) uncomfortable -- like you are running wearing a belt that is one notch too tight. there's definitely a smoothness/lightness to it compared to normal running, but even so it feels much more normal/less

moonwalky than i thought it would.

jake - how crazy is that, i actually just got an AtlerG dancing dress.

From Russ on Fri, Jun 10, 2016 at 15:11:25 from

allie, you wax eloquent with your writing. if you can cook half as good as you write, you're a great cook.

Thanks for the description - that was so well done that I could feel the scuba shorts and brimmed hat. What a crazy getup and a great invention. I'm glad you can be in ATL to get you back on track. And I will now stay away from waist-belt sphygmomanometers as that sounds painful. But I know the feeling as my belt is always one notch too tight. I no longer need an AlterG, just tight pants! Or a new dancing dress.

From allie on Sun, Jun 12, 2016 at 16:14:15 from

fun fact: tom brady owns two AlterGs

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