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Location:

Mesa,AZ,USA

Member Since:

May 12, 2008

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

I started running again in 2007 after 14 years of not running.

Mile - 4:59 (high school 1992), 5:57 (9/21/2010 ARR Open Mile)

2 mile - 11:10 (high school 1992)

5k - 21:54 (11/18/2010 Tempe Road Runners 5k)

10k - 48:29 (5/9/2009 Race for Hospice)

Unofficial 10k - 47:11 (1/27/2011 Red Mountain Park)

1/2 marathon - 1:49:00 (4/4/2009 Havasu Half)

Marathon - 4:33:09 (11/21/2009 Mesquite Marathon)

Short-Term Running Goals:

Run a half marathon in under two hours.

Run a marathon in close to 4 hours.

Long-Term Running Goals:

Stay healthy long enough to live through the millenium.

Personal:

I am married and have six kids. 

Blog title explanation

Bloggers I've met in real life: 1MileToGo, Aaron Kennard, Andrea North, Arizona Desert Monsoon, auntieem, Bec, Ben, Benjamin, Bonnie, Camille, Cari, Collin Anderson, David Holt, DooneEight Kid Mom, Erico, Flatlander, Gary, Jake Krong, JamesW, Jose, Josse, Julieesplin, JunKelli, Kerri, KP, Kyle Dion, Lightitup, Little Bad Legs, Lybi, Marthon Dreamer, M, Mary Ann Schauerhamer, Misty, Nan, Peds Endo Doc, Rachelle, RADRhett, Riley Cook, Rossy, runningafterbabies, Sasha, Scott Hughes, Scott (Kelli's husband), Scott Wesemann, Slow Joe, Spencer Simpson, Stephen, Steve Piccolo, The Rookie, Toby, Tracy, TylerS, Walter

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 4.92 Month: 58.41 Year: 438.19
Mizuno Wave Inspire 7 Lifetime Miles: 802.53
Asics Gel 3030 Lifetime Miles: 204.85
Saucony Hurricane 13 Lifetime Miles: 149.22
Asics Gel DS Trainer 17 Lifetime Miles: 87.49
Mizuno Wave Inspire 9 Lifetime Miles: 800.59
Brooks Ravenna 4 Lifetime Miles: 88.83
Mizuno X10 Trail Lifetime Miles: 53.60
Mizuno Wave Inspire 10 Lifetime Miles: 247.84
Asics Gel Kayano 21 Lifetime Miles: 2.54
Mizuno Wave Inspire 11 (blue) Lifetime Miles: 57.64
New Balance 1260v5 Lifetime Miles: 9.19
Reebok Floatride Lifetime Miles: 6.41
Total Distance
15.98
Saucony Hurricane 13 Miles: 12.95Mizuno Wave Inspire 7 Miles: 3.03
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Total Distance
3.75

I went running with JulieC today for my first run of the year.  Nothing like last year's adventure, but enjoyed the company.  My legs are still sore from Saturday.  But if I get a little more consistent, I should be able to get my fitness back to where I want it.

Saucony Hurricane 13 Miles: 3.75
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Lifted rocks all day at work.  In fact, between 4 of us, we lifted 7 tons.  After work I played basketball for an hour and a half, Brotherson style.

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7 more tons of rocks.

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More rocks, but I got to lift sandbags today, too.  So that was nice.

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Total Distance
3.03

Today I used a new App to track my mileage.  Runkeeper.  It seemed to be right on.  

It was really dark out this morning.  It was kind of creepy running along the canal, but it's amazing how I can zone out and live inside my head.  I was just thinking about my Ragnar team and how we need to get our volunteers lined up.  Before I knew it, I was back home.

8 more tons of rock (I mean asphalt chunks.)

Mizuno Wave Inspire 7 Miles: 3.03
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Total Distance
9.20

I went to Glen the Gazelle's house this morning at 6:30am.  Then we went to my favorite run up Usery Pass.  We saw another truck parked where we normally park with a Ragnar sticker on its window.  We figured another runner must be out running up the only hill within 50 miles of us.  Little did I know that it was my neighbor that lives directly behind me, Mike King.  I saw him running back down at about mile 2. Next time we'll plan better so that we can carpool.

I wanted to see which of my new Apps worked the best at measuring my run.  So I ran Endomondo and Runkeeper at the same time.  The results were fantastic.  According to Runkeeper, I ran 18.32 miles at a 4:21 pace.  Endomondo said I ran 13.98 6:28 miles at a 6:28 pace.  I think I like Runkeeper's results better.

Saucony Hurricane 13 Miles: 9.20
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Total Distance
15.98
Saucony Hurricane 13 Miles: 12.95Mizuno Wave Inspire 7 Miles: 3.03
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