RUNNING HISTORY OF DAVE TAYLOR

Tribute to Ferry Field

Running became my primary form of exercise in 1992 after having a blood clot in my left leg as a result of a calf muscle tear in August to September, 1989. I had run previously on a fairly regular basis, but usually only running for one mile. I prefer to run on a track; my primary place of preference is at Ferry Field where the University of Michigan outdoor track is (unless snow is on the track and I'm forced to go indoors). Unfortunately, Ferry Field is being replaced by a parking lot by 2017. From 1992-2005, I ran 3 miles every other day, and since 2006, it has been 2 miles. Since moving to Chelsea in 2006, I alternate quite a bit between the Dexter and Chelsea HS tracks, but prefer the Dexter one. It is encouraging that I've disciplined myself (mind and body) to become a runner as it has greatly increased my aerobic and breathing capacity, and kept me in better overall physical shape. I haven't always felt mentally or physically like running every scheduled day and certainly it isn't always easy running in rainy, windy or cold weather; however, there has never been one time that I didn't feel better after completing my run than feeling prior to the run. Aging has slowed me down, and it is quite a challenge to deal with the aging process and injuries. My previous goal was to continue to run until I was 60 and then combine elliptical, stationary bike, jogging, walking, running and treadmill as primary forms of aerobic exercise. Now, I've readjusted my goal to continue to run two miles every other day, and then reduce to 1.5 miles every other day if my body can't handle it through my 70s. In the chart below, I'd predict my 1.5 mile time at the age of 64 would be in the 80-90% range of 12:20-13:53 based on my current times. Here are my fastest 3 mile (and 2 mile) times for each of the last several years:
Year Age Best Time

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

65

64

63

62

61

60

59

58

57

18:19

17:51 (2 miles)

17:25 (2 miles)/8:43 for 1 Mile

18:27 (2 miles)

21:20 (2 miles)

19:55 (2 miles)

19:08 (2 miles)

18:51 (2 miles) (9:11 for 1 Mile)

20:00 (2 miles)

2008 56 20:44 (2 miles)
2007 55 19:39 (2 miles)
2006 54 27:52 (18:21 for 2 miles)
2005 53 26:18 (8:06 for 1 mile/17:33 for 2 miles)
2004 52 25:53
2003 51 25:24 (7:28 for 1 mile)
2002 50 25:01(16:34 for 2 Miles)
2001 49 24:11
2000 48 25:06
1999 47 23:53
1998 46 24:47
1997 45 23:55 (7:01 for 1 Mile)
1996 44 23:30
1995 43 24:23
1994 42 23:26
1993 41 24:05
1992 40 23:43

Yearly and Monthly Summary of Running--Dave Taylor
Age Year/Month January February March April May June July August September October November December Total Runs Total Miles

64

63

62

61

60

59

58

57

56

55

54

53

52

51

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

2005

2004

13

12

14

8

3

6

7

12

15

15

11

10

7

11

14

14

14

7

2

3

6

10

13

15

14

14

2

13

15

16

14

4

2

12

10

11

13

15

12

14

8

15

15

15

13

11

4

13

9

10

9

7

9

14

14

15

16

15

15

13

1

15

10

11

13

14

4

16

15

15

15

15

15

15

6

14

15

11

15

2

5

15

15

15

14

15

16

16

8

16

14

14

15

9

7

15

17

15

16

15

15

15

8

12

14

14

15

15

8

14

15

16

15

15

15

14

7

14

14

14

15

15

15

15

15

15

1

16

16

14

8

16

15

15

7

15

15

16

16

15

0

14

15

13

7

9

14

13

11

14

14

15

14

15

0

15

15

15

6

4

6

10

13

15

4

15

15

16

134

177

177

145

63

134

134

145

154

159

118

173

153

176

238.52

349.58

348.71

273.22

113.92

258

247.625

237.5

242

66

235.5

347

310

411

50 2003 15 15 15 15 15 15 16 15 15 16 15 15 182 537.75
49 2002 12 10 7 14 14 15 15 15 15 16 15 15 163 405
48 2001 14 10 14 14 15 15 16 15 15 16 15 15 174 522
47 2000 7 5 15 14 16 14 14 15 15 16 15 15 161 483
46 1999 10 12 12 14 15 15 7 15 15 16 14 15 160 478
45 1998 11 14 13 14 15 15 15 16 15 15 14 15 172 515.625
44 1997 6 12 6 12 15 14 17 15 15 13 10 9 144 426.75
43 1996 N/A N/A N/A 8 14 14 15 15 11 14 10 7 108 323.375
42 1995 6 4 8 11 15 10 13 12 12 4 2 2 99 301
41 1994 12 7 11 14 15 14 13 14 13 4 6 1 124 372.1
40 1993 11 10 9 13 14 14 15 14 14 13 12 13 152 455.5
39 1992 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 20 16 11 11 58 159
Age Totals 248 240 271 309 336 328 347 353 373 344 308 282 3739 8657.43

Best Quarters (Total Runs): 1st: 45, 2nd: 45, 3rd: 47, 4th: 46

Year Sub 21 Sub 20 Sub 19 Best Age/Other

2017

2016

2015

0

0

34

0

67

47

57

105 (5 sub 18)

66 (18 Sub 18)

18:19

17:51

17:25

65

64

63

2014 34 39 7 18:27 62
2013 0 0 0 21:20 61
2012 68 3 0 19:55 60
2011 82 11 0 19:08 59
2010 12 55 4 18:56 58
2009 13 0 0 20:00 57
2008 2 0 0 21:08 Hip Surgery
2007 47 8 0 19:39 55
2006 0 118 16 18:29 54
2005 0 49 76 17:33 53

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009
2008
2007
2006
2005
2004
2003
2002
2001
2000
1999
1998
1997
1996
1995
1994
1993

1992

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