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San Jose Half Marathon 2011

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Member NameJohn Van Metre
LocationSan Jose, CA
Age35
SexMale
Years Running
Max Distance35+ 
Fastest Mile4:19 
Current Mile4:19 
Types of RunningRoad Runner
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Internet Profile Linkhttp://www.facebook.com/jvanmetre
Fitness StatementJoining a running club has led me to surround myself with great runners. I have learned a lot from them around training consistency and workout intensity. 
Quote“Challenge yourself.” 
Running Achievements1st Place @ several community races: Bang Mile 1m (2011) Willow Glen 5k (2010 & 2011), Oakland Running Festival 5k (2011), Big Bunny Fun Run 5k (2010), Mushroom Mardis Gras 10k (2010), San Carlos Rotary Run 10k (2010), Race to the End of Summer 10k (2010)
Longest Race - Northface Endurance Challenge 50m (2009)
Half Marathon PR - 1:08:50 (2011) 

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John Van MetrePleasanton 12/23/12Double Road Race5449:031124100.00results

 

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runnerSecond place at the Napa Valley Marathon...2:25:57!!! Way to go John. You are rolling!!!! What's up next? Keep us posted...
Bob Anderson 3/5/12 3:33 pm
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runnerYou guys (Adidas Transports) really cleaned up at the Christmas Relay...first place...a 5:11/mile pace. When is your next race? Be sure to post them so we can follow you...good luck!
Bob Anderson 1/2/12 6:40 pm
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runnerI'd be up for doing Quicksilver some weekend. I've actually never run it. The weekends are pretty crazy through the holidays so maybe sometime after the first of the year. Since you've got a more specific training schedule, I'll leave the ball in your court and whenever you might be up for it, let me know and we'll meet up. No worries either way. Good luck in the Christmas Relays!
Justin Wall 12/8/11 1:45 pm
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runnerGreat job at the Turkey Trot! I didn't realize you had signed up for the UjENA Fit Club. We met at last years Race to the End of Summer then again at this years race. You led us off course :) If you're ever looking for a slightly slower training run, you, me and Bob should all hook up for a run. Take care...
Justin Wall 11/28/11 3:37 pm
runnerGot up the photos from the Turkey Trot. Your 14:43 5k is the second best UjENA FIT Club performance of the year. Giliat Ghebray leads with 13:57. This is some fast racing. It would be nice to do a training run as Justin mentioned...When is your next race?
Bob Anderson 11/29/11 1:06 pm
runnerHey Justin - ya I definitely remember meeting you and of course ruining a few people's day - especially Casey ;-) Next up I'm planning on the Christmas Relay's and then building up for a spring marathon. I'm up for doing some longer/slower training runs on the weekends. I frequently run Quicksilver
John Van Metre 12/5/11 2:16 pm
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runnerGood job yesterday with your 14:43. Looks like your new look worked. Got some good photos and will be posting them on Sunday.
Bob Anderson 11/25/11 10:12 am
runnerHey Bob, Thanks. I've been having some fun with the MOvember moustache. Great job on winning your age group!
John Van Metre 11/25/11 7:14 pm
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runnerI just realized you set a PR for the half marathon October 16th running 1:08:16 at the Redwoods Half Marathon. Way to go...this puts you third overall in our runner's rankings. What's next?
Bob Anderson 10/25/11 9:53 pm
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runnerGood luck in the Humboldt Redwoods Half Marathon this weekend...wished I was not going to be out of town or I would be running too!
Bob Anderson 10/11/11 2:01 pm
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runnerWelcome John to the Ujena Fit Club...congrats on the 1:08 at the San Jose Half Marathon...you are our winner in the 28-31 age group...you are having a good year. We listed some of your races this year. Go ahead and list the other races you have run...Thanks!
Bob Anderson 10/7/11 12:49 am
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UjENA FIT Club Fit Log Entries (2018) 2012

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