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@abbfla66

Lutz, FL Raving since 2017 Loving Life Active 1 month ago

About Me

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    Florida Track Club, Lehigh Valley Road Runners

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Personal Bests (9)

Race Distance Location Date Result
Half Marathon Orlando, FL Dec 4, 2021 2:40:16
10 Miler Philadelphia, PA May 5, 2019 1:59:00
15K Tampa, FL Feb 25, 2017 1:51:16
7 Miler Palm Coast, FL 2022 1:25:51
10K Coplay, PA Aug 24, 2019 1:06:18
5 Miler Micanopy, FL Feb 13, 2021 56:10
8K Tampa, FL Feb 20, 2016 52:31
4 Miler Gainesville, FL Sep 11, 2021 43:49
5K Tampa, FL 2016 29:46

Future Races (2)

Race Distance Location Date Paid
Half Marathon Orlando, FL Dec 3, 2022
Half Marathon Monterey, CA 2023

Past Races (51)

Race Distance Location Date Result My Raves My Performance
5 Miler Jacksonville Beach, FL Aug 27, 2022 1:04:18
10 Miler Micanopy, FL Mar 19, 2022
15K Jacksonville, FL Mar 5, 2022 1:58:55
10K Green Cove Springs, FL Jan 22, 2022 1:16:49
7 Miler Palm Coast, FL 2022 1:25:51
5K Jacksonville, FL Dec 26, 2021 40:37
Half Marathon Orlando, FL Dec 4, 2021 2:40:16
4 Miler Gainesville, FL Sep 11, 2021 43:49
5 Miler Jacksonville Beach, FL Aug 28, 2021 1:00:36
5K New Smyrna Beach, FL May 15, 2021 32:48
10K Hastings, FL May 1, 2021 1:09:01
10K Micanopy, FL Mar 27, 2021 1:15:44
5 Miler Lithia, FL Mar 21, 2021 1:04:39
5 Miler Micanopy, FL Feb 13, 2021 56:10
8K Fort Mill, SC 2021 1:14:25
8K Fort Mill, SC Jan 1, 2021 1:14:27
5K Allentown, PA Feb 9, 2020 35:48
5K Allentown, PA Jan 5, 2020 35:04
5K Allentown, PA Dec 8, 2019 34:05
5K Allentown, PA Sep 4, 2019 34:00
10K Coplay, PA Aug 24, 2019 1:06:18
10K Schnecksville, PA Aug 17, 2019 1:15:03
5K Allentown, PA Jul 10, 2019 34:14
5K Allentown, PA Jun 5, 2019 35:18
5K Palmerton, PA May 22, 2019 51:14
10 Miler Philadelphia, PA May 5, 2019 1:59:00
15K Tampa, FL Feb 23, 2019 1:52:54
5K Lithia, FL Jan 27, 2019 34:52
5K Tampa, FL Jan 6, 2019 34:31
5K Birdsboro, PA 2019 40:06
5K Tampa, FL 2019 33:19
10K Center Valley, PA 2019 1:11:23
8K Tampa, FL Feb 25, 2018 1:00:00
5 Miler Dunedin, FL 2018 1:04:22
10K New Port Richey, FL 2018 1:07:47
5 Miler Lithia, FL 2018 1:06:00
4 Miler Sydney, FL Nov 5, 2017
10K Bethlehem, PA Oct 22, 2017 1:16:22
10K Homewood, CA Oct 15, 2017 1:19:54
10K Chicago, IL Jun 24, 2017 1:07:52
5K Hastings, FL Apr 1, 2017 32:33
5K Brooksville, FL Mar 11, 2017 33:47
15K Tampa, FL Feb 25, 2017 1:51:16
Half Marathon Houston, TX Jan 17, 2017 2:47:27
4 Miler Jim Thorpe, PA 2017 45:04
8K Tampa, FL Feb 20, 2016 52:31
5K Hastings, FL 2016 29:57
5K Tampa, FL 2016 29:46
5 Miler Lithia, FL 2016 1:17:33
4 Miler Dover, FL Nov 1, 2015 53:45
5K San Francisco, CA Jun 27, 2015 31:52

My Raves

Over 10,000 runners competed in this year's Gate River Run! Got to see some elite runners headed out before my wave, so that was a cool experience. This is a … MORE

Over 10,000 runners competed in this year’s Gate River Run! Got to see some elite runners headed out before my wave, so that was a cool experience. This is a crowded race, so difficult to really run fast. But, it’s pretty much a nonstop party in all the neighborhoods you run thru until you get to the Bridge. The Bridge is why I’m still sore on Tuesday.

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This event takes place on the former base where the Hellcat aircraft were manufactured during WWII. It now houses a military museum, and an enormous parcel of beautiful land. The … MORE

This event takes place on the former base where the Hellcat aircraft were manufactured during WWII. It now houses a military museum, and an enormous parcel of beautiful land. The course seemed to be about half trail, with the other half on long deserted macadam and normal industrial park roads. Overall, a very nice, flat course.

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Well organized event in a beautiful setting. The park itself is gorgeous, with the terrain very easy (it was dry). All in all, a nice start to the New Year … MORE

Well organized event in a beautiful setting. The park itself is gorgeous, with the terrain very easy (it was dry). All in all, a nice start to the New Year with multiple distances to choose from.

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The JTC has been putting on this run for 45 years, and there was even a gentleman who had run them all! Nice course on the Jacksonville University campus. Not … MORE

The JTC has been putting on this run for 45 years, and there was even a gentleman who had run them all! Nice course on the Jacksonville University campus. Not as easy as I had thought, with super soft grass and even a bit of elevation. Well done event, I would definitely participate again.

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I grew up in Orlando, but have only been back periodically over the last 20 years or so. It was great fun to see how neighborhoods have changed (or stayed … MORE

I grew up in Orlando, but have only been back periodically over the last 20 years or so. It was great fun to see how neighborhoods have changed (or stayed the same) over the years. This was one of the best organized events I’ve ever participated in.

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Like most of the FTC races, this was pretty bare bones. So, if you love medals and shirts (I do not), this probably isn't the event for you. Nice, flat … MORE

Like most of the FTC races, this was pretty bare bones. So, if you love medals and shirts (I do not), this probably isn’t the event for you. Nice, flat course through quiet neighborhoods.

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This is a super well organized event, as most First Place Running events are. Weather was a bit challenging going into the start, but it cleared up enough for us … MORE

This is a super well organized event, as most First Place Running events are. Weather was a bit challenging going into the start, but it cleared up enough for us to start a few minutes late. Out and back course on Jacksonville Beach, which made it a little frustrating seeing everyone headed back far ahead of me. Until I realized most of them were only running the 5K. Great after party, if you like that sort of thing.

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I've done this race on several occasions. Beautiful park and trails, but often pretty muddy. There is a beer concession at the finish, need I say more? MORE

I’ve done this race on several occasions.
Beautiful park and trails, but often pretty muddy.
There is a beer concession at the finish, need I say more?

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Another great FL state park trail run. I plan to participate again this year, and hopefully a few more years in the future. Fairly easy course through some beautiful country. … MORE

Another great FL state park trail run. I plan to participate again this year, and hopefully a few more years in the future. Fairly easy course through some beautiful country. There can be lots of mud, but we dodged it this year.

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I've run this event at least 3 times. Always a good time, in a beautiful Florida state park. If it's wet, this race can be a mess, but you'll get … MORE

I’ve run this event at least 3 times. Always a good time, in a beautiful Florida state park. If it’s wet, this race can be a mess, but you’ll get wet crossing the river anyway.

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This was a horrible day for running, but about 40,000 of us did it anyway! Really fun, organized event. Expo was a bit average, but well run. Start line wait … MORE

This was a horrible day for running, but about 40,000 of us did it anyway! Really fun, organized event. Expo was a bit average, but well run. Start line wait is very long, next year we will know we have time to spare. My only complaint was the finish line area was a bit cramped, but there were a BUNCH of runners.

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Did this one on something of a whim. Nice course on an abandoned road of some kind, with lots of interesting graffiti. Had a couple water crossings and a nice … MORE

Did this one on something of a whim. Nice course on an abandoned road of some kind, with lots of interesting graffiti. Had a couple water crossings and a nice run around a pond. Would definitely do it again if I ever go back to PA (not likely).

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Don't get me wrong, this was not a bad event by any stretch of the imagination. My expectations were high because of the association with Runner's World, and because I … MORE

Don’t get me wrong, this was not a bad event by any stretch of the imagination. My expectations were high because of the association with Runner’s World, and because I had heard great things from previous participants. Overall, I’d just say the whole thing was very, very average.

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For a Florida guy, it wasn't as difficult to breathe as I thought. The scenery is unbelievable! Everything was run smoothly, though none of the swag or food was really … MORE

For a Florida guy, it wasn’t as difficult to breathe as I thought. The scenery is unbelievable! Everything was run smoothly, though none of the swag or food was really above average. A nice event, in a beautiful location.

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This was an easy course, and like most big cities, filled with fast runners. We were in town for a conference, and a group of us decided to participate. There … MORE

This was an easy course, and like most big cities, filled with fast runners. We were in town for a conference, and a group of us decided to participate. There was another Chicago Bears themed run the same day, but it didn’t seem to distract from this event. I would definitely run it again.

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A rare elevation change race in Central Florida. Supports the local Friends of the Library. Nice awards, free grits (amazing), and a lot of fun. Pretty, scenic old Florida route … MORE

A rare elevation change race in Central Florida. Supports the local Friends of the Library. Nice awards, free grits (amazing), and a lot of fun. Pretty, scenic old Florida route also.

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Always well organized with great medals, etc. It's just sometimes far too hot. Definitely one to do if you love Florida. Also, there are lots and lots of pirates! MORE

Always well organized with great medals, etc. It’s just sometimes far too hot. Definitely one to do if you love Florida. Also, there are lots and lots of pirates!

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Decided to do the marathon in one of my favorite cities, but due to injuries etc had to switch to the half. No headaches to change, super organized. Lots of … MORE

Decided to do the marathon in one of my favorite cities, but due to injuries etc had to switch to the half. No headaches to change, super organized. Lots of supporters and music on the route. Best expo I’ve ever been to. Flat course with lots of spectators and supporters. A little hot, but it’s Houston.

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We always try to find a race when we're traveling. This was the one we chose during this particular trip, and we couldn't have chosen more wisely. We arrived really … MORE

We always try to find a race when we’re traveling. This was the one we chose during this particular trip, and we couldn’t have chosen more wisely. We arrived really early, and they let us help out at the registration table. Everyone was so nice, and we made several new friends. The actual race was beautiful, running thru the park. If we’re ever in SF again in June, we will definitely repeat.

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