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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, Susie, The Rookie, Toby, Tracy, Twinkies, TylerS, Walter

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 5.16 Month: 26.26 Year: 637.24
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: 105.76
Mizuno Wave Inspire 10 Lifetime Miles: 800.21
Asics Gel Kayano 21 Lifetime Miles: 3.99
Mizuno Wave Inspire 11 (blue) Lifetime Miles: 229.39
New Balance 1260v5 Lifetime Miles: 9.19
Reebok Floatride Lifetime Miles: 8.23
Total Distance
16.79
Mizuno Wave Inspire 7 Miles: 5.42Asics Gel 3030 Miles: 4.00Saucony Hurricane 13 Miles: 7.37
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
5.42

I got my first high five of the season from a "Lady" Liberty.  He was no Brittney Wojtaszek, but I could tell he loves freedom by his awesome dance moves and air guitar skills.  At first he moved way over off the sidewalk to let me run by, but I motioned him back.

It was so cold this morning.  40°.  Luckily I'm fat and my body has to work overtime to keep me in motion.  So I warm up pretty fast.

 Splits - 8:49, 8:35, 8:41, 8:48, 8:32, 3:28


Mizuno Wave Inspire 7 Miles: 5.42
Weight: 0.00
Comments(10)
Total Distance
4.00

I didn't know it was possible to sweat that much when it's 60° out.  I took a different route than normal so I could run by Javelina Avenue.  I know how much Bonnie and allie love javelinas.

I saw a former Ragnar teammate of mine when I turned back onto the canal.  She just had a baby two months ago.  Then I stopped at the magic water fountain for a refreshing drink.

Asics Gel 3030 Miles: 4.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments(5)
Total Distance
7.37

Currently I'm on two Ragnar teams.  I invited all of them to join me on a run up Usery Pass.  Nobody could make it.  Granted, half my So Cal team lives in CA, and half my Del Sol team had races, but I think it comes down to them being scared.  Scared of the hill.  Scared of me.  Who knows.  Luckily my neighbor Mike King that lives right behind me had planned to go, also.  So I went with him and a handful of people on his team, which included Bishop, his wife, his son, Jacob Wright from our ward, his brother, and one other lady that was unrecognizable under her beanie.

Me, Mike, and Bishop's son, Tyler started out running together.  I didn't even think to bring a headlamp, and it was dark.  I stuck close to Tyler since he had one.  After two miles Mike and I started putting some distance between Tyler.  After three miles I started to distance myself from Mike a bit.  He was only about 20 feet behind me.  So I waited for him when I turned around at the top.  Then I left him in the dust.  This was the best run I've had in some time.

Splits - 9:42, 10:20, 9:39, 9:10, 8:07, 7:31, 7:33, 2:57

Saucony Hurricane 13 Miles: 7.37
Weight: 0.00
Comments(5)
Total Distance
16.79
Mizuno Wave Inspire 7 Miles: 5.42Asics Gel 3030 Miles: 4.00Saucony Hurricane 13 Miles: 7.37
Weight: 0.00
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