Weekly Mileage Average: 62
Average Mileage per day: 9.9 (325)
Career Mileage: 50,012 (since I started keeping track in college 2000)
Elevation Gain: 132,710 feet
Days Ran: 325/365
Highest Mileage Week of the Year: 86
Best Races: Shamrock Half Marathon (1:12:30), Sandman Extreme (Hill) Half Marathon (1:23:35, 1st Place), CDR 15-Miler (2nd Place), Allegheny Highlands Trail Half Marathon (1:16:35, 1st Place)
Recap: Although it was mileage wise my lowest total miles since 2005, I still feel like it was a good running year. I really enjoy the aspect of going out and just running at this point in my life. But with that said I still ran some solid races, but injuries at bad timing kept me from my goal races which were both hopeful attempts of going back under 1:10 in the half marathon.
Also getting hired as the Associate Head Coach at WV Wesleyan and being able to return to collegiate coaching could go down as a huge running (job) goal accomplished in 2015.
The momentum for 2016 is off to a great start already. Goal wise I would like to run 1-2 solid marathons, attempt another trail 50K, and throw in a few track races. More than anything I want to keep loving the awesome running locations in my region and soak up more and more scenic runs!
Three running related streaks that continued:
1) Sub 5-minute Mile, 18th straight year dating back to (1997).
2) 20-Mile Long Run, 12th straight year (2004)
3) Yearly Mileage total over 3000, 12th straight year (2004).
Yearly Mileage Totals: