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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: 0.00 Month: 4.57 Year: 530.16
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: 75.87
Mizuno Wave Inspire 10 Lifetime Miles: 313.16
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: 8.23
Total Distance
10.61
Mizuno Wave Inspire 4 White/Classic Blue/Raven Miles: 10.61
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
3.00

After I finished Ragnar I was done.  I didn't even feel like stretching out properly because hey, I was done.  I should have though.  It would have made the recovery process faster and probably less painful.

I ran three miles today to loosen the legs up.  My right leg hurts the most.  My guitar, I mean hamstring is still real tight.  The calf is pretty sore, too, but getting better.  I stopped and stretched after every mile and made sure to stretch really good when I was done.

Time - 26:56 (avg. pace 8:59)

Splits - 9:11, 8:56, 8:51

Mizuno Wave Inspire 4 White/Classic Blue/Raven Miles: 3.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments(14)
Total Distance
0.00

I'm not sure why baldnspicy is such a fan of Mr. Rogers.  There may be some kind of connection that draws them together.  Being the playa that he was, I'm not so sure baldnspicy's not one of the many illegitimate children of Mr. Rogers.  See any resemblance?  DNA results pending.

Weight: 0.00
Comments(5)
Total Distance
7.61

Today I get to add another name to my Bloggers I've Met in Real Life list.  I'm up in Kingman for my sister's wedding.  I made arrangements to meet up with Kerry.  I planned out a route to run that I used to do a lot in high school, but because Kerry had to go to work early, we just met at his house.  It's probably a good thing we didn't do my route since it's on rocky roads, and it was dark out.  I knew it was going to be cold, but I didn't wear a whole lot more than I usually do.  We fat guys have good insulation.

Kerry's a super nice guy.  It was fun talking to him while we ran.  We kept a nice easy pace, which was good because the elevation was a little higher than I'm used to, and nature started calling around mile 3.  I felt so embarrassed, but I wasn't about to tell Kerry I had to go.  Then with a mile to go it almost became too unbearable.  I finally confided in Kerry about my predicament.  He got a good laugh out of it which helped.  Well, Nan, maybe someday I'll perfect the art of the PAS.  Until then, I'll just enjoy the company and conversation of my fellow bloggers.

Time - 1:07:30

Splits - 8:49, 8:43, 8:30, 8:42, 8:55, 9:29, 9:10, 5:13 for 0.61 (8:33 pace)

Mizuno Wave Inspire 4 White/Classic Blue/Raven Miles: 7.61
Weight: 0.00
Comments(20)
Total Distance
10.61
Mizuno Wave Inspire 4 White/Classic Blue/Raven Miles: 10.61
Weight: 0.00
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