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Joel maina mwangi (33) KE, 253 miles

13.05 miles in Milano (IT) (runner profile)

Not easy to kip the pace.satisfied with poa 4 (Sun 24) / Total Miles 1,917.70 since 7/4/18
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4th is good. How fast did you run? 3/24 5:14 pm
62:16.. 3/25 12:52 am
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Joel maina mwangi (33) KE, 158 miles

9.94 miles in Siena (IT) (runner profile)

Speedwork is the key to the race... (Thu 14) / Total Miles 1,822.64 since 7/4/18
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Speed work has to be part of everyone’s training. Looks like you train in a cool area of Italy. Go team! 3/15 10:14 am
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Joel maina mwangi (33) KE, 115 miles

6.21 miles in Torino (IT) (runner profile)

Italian cross country championship(club). Position 3.. (Sun 10)
Time: 30:14 Pace: 4:52 / Total Miles 1,779.77 since 7/4/18
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Well done Joel. Third place! I am impressed and at 4:52/mile pace is solid. Like the photo. Go team! 3/11 11:40 pm
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Joel maina mwangi (33) KE, 35 miles

13.05 miles in Lecco (IT) (runner profile)

Enjoying the game (Sun 3)
Time: 1:04:10 Pace: 4:56 / Total Miles 1,699.63 since 7/4/18
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Well done Joel. Sub 5 minute pace for a half. Good to have you back for our 4th RTW. You must really like training and racing in Italy. Go team! 3/3 9:47 am
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Joel maina mwangi (33) KE

13.05 miles in Sofia (BG) (runner profile)

Stil pressing hard...as am finalising the season (Sun 14)
Time: 1:05:00 Pace: 4:59 / Total Miles 1,141.06 since 7/4/18
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Good job Joel! You really stand out wearing your red jersey. What place did you end up with? How was the race? Go Joel. 10/14 2:45 pm
Congrats on the win. You had a large pack of guys you had beat and you did it!!! 10/15 8:00 am
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Joel maina mwangi (33) KE

13.05 miles in Telesia, Italy (IT) (runner profile)

Ran the Telesia 21k and finished second by three seconds. Here is photo of the finish. 90% humidity (Sun 7)
Time: 1:02:54 Pace: 4:50 / Total Miles 1,058.42 since 7/4/18
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You are running some good times Joel! How did the race go? Did he out kick you over the last half mile or so? Go team! 10/7 10:46 pm
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Joel maina mwangi (33) KE

6.21 miles in Siena (IT) (runner profile)

Nice workout.. 2000m×4 400m×5 No turning back..forward ever.. (Wed 3) / Total Miles 1,017.41 since 7/4/18
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Good workout! How long are you going to be in Italy? Is there an advantage training there? Just curious. Wen is your next race? Go Joel! Go Team! 10/3 7:13 pm
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Joel maina mwangi (33) KE

13.05 miles in Aosta (IT) (runner profile)

Keeping the pace..to victory ..Aosta half marathon.. (Sun 30)
Time: 1:02:50 Pace: 4:49 / Total Miles 983.86 since 7/4/18
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Congrats Joel. You crushed the field averaging better than 4:50/mile. Did you lead from the start? How was the course? Good job! 👍💥 9/30 4:56 am
Thnks Bob...After first km i break and no one resist the pace..course was gd only lots of corners. 9/30 5:50 am
Last parts of the race;hard.. 9/30 5:56 am
Congratulations that is an awesome victory! 9/30 9:51 am
So it sounds like you got the lead and held it but pushing hard. A true champion in my book. Good job Joel! 9/30 8:03 pm
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Joel maina mwangi (33) KE

7.46 miles in Aosta (IT) (runner profile)

Today small jogging;for tomorrow race.. (Sat 29) / Total Miles 970.81 since 7/4/18
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Good luck tomorrow. Have a good one. Go Joel! Go team! 9/29 2:25 pm
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Joel maina mwangi (33) KE

4.97 miles in Siena (IT) (runner profile)

Speedwork; 2000m×3(5:45) 400m×5(63) (Wed 26) / Total Miles 934.15 since 7/4/18
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Is it fruit the one at your back? 9/26 3:59 am
Yes..you nid one 9/26 1:06 pm
Solid workout. How much rest between your 2000m? and then you went right into the 400m? Good job! When is your next race? Hopefully your next race it won't be as hot as it was at Hippo! Go Joel! Go Team! 9/26 7:32 pm
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Joel maina mwangi (33) KE

13.05 miles in Vinovo(Hipporun half marathon) (IT) (runner profile)

Still pressing hard ..another half marathon..this weather not giving us a break .. Let go team challenge...we wil stop when its over but not tiredness (Sun 23)
Time: 1:03:19 Pace: 4:52 / Total Miles 899.35 since 7/4/18
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Congratulations! That is one fast pace! 9/23 9:45 am
Thanks Marnie 9/23 10:09 am
Good time! And in hot weather. Smoking fast. How was the course.? Go team! 9/23 10:31 am
Course was ok.flat 4 gd time..nxt time 9/23 10:35 am
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Joel maina mwangi (33) KE

4.97 miles in Siena (IT) (runner profile)

No retreat;No surrender...intervals 2000m×1(5:26) 600m×8(aveg;pace 1:34).. (Tue 18) / Total Miles 827.26 since 7/4/18
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This challenge takes a team, a big team to complete. It is a long ways to circle the globe! And we are going to do it! Wow, you had a good workout today. Are you going to runthe Hippo half marathon? Go Joel! Go team! 9/18 2:07 pm
Thank you for the reminder - "no retreat, no surrender." I will remind myself of this when it feels like I've reached my limit. 9/19 9:17 am
Yes....focusing on it.. 9/19 9:32 am
Cabral;no turning back...let go harder...team 9/19 9:35 am
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Joel maina mwangi (33) KE

4.97 miles in siena (IT) (runner profile)

when i woke up,i felt like nothing i could do;after 1000m*7(2:47 average pace) 200m*5(28secs).. (Fri 14) / Total Miles 758.69 since 7/4/18
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It can be hard to get out of the "felt like nothing" space but you did it. Your pace on those 1000m is like 13:55 pace for 5k. Followed by 5 fast 200m. The photo you posted tell the story. Good job Joel. Are you going to be running the Udine Half September 23? Go Joel! Go Team! 9/14 9:17 am
That day also have good half marathon(Rinovo)...and its seem be the best option from my Boss..in term of cash.. 9/14 9:45 am
Vinovo half 9/14 10:19 am
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Joel maina mwangi (33) KE

5.59 miles in siena (IT) (runner profile)

despite been hard n difficult;we did it.. 800m*10(2:10)and 200m*5(28sec). (Wed 12) / Total Miles 728.86 since 7/4/18
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This was one tough workout. But as you said, you guys did it. This type of training is going to get you under 61 minutes for the half. When is your next race? What is your goal? Go team! 9/12 8:08 am
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Joel maina mwangi (33) KE

13.10 miles in Minsk (BY) (runner profile)

was great n successful day..since we start challage 1 i focused this race...the course was hard but i did my best..see you again Minsk(Belarus).. (Sun 9)
Time: 62:52 Pace: 4:48 / Total Miles 700.28 since 7/4/18
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Which half marathon was this? You ran 1:02:52! and on a tough course! I am impressed. Go Joel! Go team! 9/9 1:15 pm
Minsk half marathon(Belarus) 9/9 1:24 pm
This is a race we feature on My Best Runs. You ran great. Only 16 off the leader and course record. Congrats! 9/10 8:32 am
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Joel maina mwangi (33) KE

4.97 miles in Thika (runner profile)

Speedwork;so painful;but i did it No pain No gain. (Thu 19) / Total Miles 246.06 since 7/4/18
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Goodness... crazy amount of miles you have logged! 7/19 7:52 am
Looks like you are smashing the speedwork as you lead the pack. Congrats on 246 miles in 16 days. Wow! That is a lot of miles! Go Joel! Go Team! 7/19 8:35 am
Long distance runner must do enough endurance" 7/20 4:07 am
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Joel maina mwangi (33) KE

27.96 miles in Thika (runner profile)

No retreat No surrender;crazy run today .my long run ever in my career 45km (Sat 14)
Time: 2:50:10 Pace: 6:06 / Total Miles 178.95 since 7/4/18
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You are smashing it. 179 miles in 11 days and your longest run. Wow! Go Team! 7/14 7:37 am
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Joel maina mwangi (33) KE

5.59 miles in Thika (runner profile)

Evening run... After home gym... (Fri 13) / Total Miles 150.99 since 7/4/18
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Good run. Wow, 151 miles in ten days! Go Team! 7/13 9:07 am
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Joel maina mwangi (33) KE

6.84 miles in Thika (runner profile)

Eveningrun... (Thu 12) / Total Miles 134.84 since 7/4/18
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Okay, this brings you to 135 miles since July 4th. Way to go! Go Team! 7/12 1:16 pm
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Joel maina mwangi (33) KE

4.97 miles in Thika (runner profile)

Hillwork (Wed 11) / Total Miles 117.44 since 7/4/18
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Good job Joel. You are in third place. I remember these roads in Thika. Your jersey looks good on you! Keep the miles coming. 7/11 7:42 am
Thanks Bob...this challenge give me more motivation..lets the game continue 7/11 1:19 pm
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Joel maina mwangi (33) KE

4.97 miles in Thika (runner profile)

Evening jogging (Tue 10) / Total Miles 103.15 since 7/4/18
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Crazy and awesome mileage! 7/10 9:09 am
Good first week. You said your goal was 93 miles and you got that by 10 miles. You got this! 7/10 10:18 am
Great work Joel! 7/10 12:42 pm
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