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Member Since:

May 12, 2008



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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.


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: 7.69 Month: 29.65 Year: 576.39
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: 103.15
Mizuno Wave Inspire 10 Lifetime Miles: 800.21
Asics Gel Kayano 21 Lifetime Miles: 3.99
Mizuno Wave Inspire 11 (blue) Lifetime Miles: 171.15
New Balance 1260v5 Lifetime Miles: 9.19
Reebok Floatride Lifetime Miles: 8.23
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19 miles on the cycle without training wheels.  There's some road construction going on by my work right now.  All of the east-west traffic is routed to the south side of the road behind the newly constructed median.  That means I had three lanes of traffic all to myself.  It was quite luxurious.  I saw a high school kid walking down the sidewalk and I yelled at him, "Check me out!  I'm riding in the middle of the road!"  He wasn't amused.  I passed three other cyclists on my way home.  And I saw a lady pushing a baby stroller without a baby and talking to herself.  That was weird because she didn't have the appearance of a wack job.  By that I mean, she looked bathed.  Cleanliness and sanity go hand in hand.  Don't you think?

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19 miles on the bicycle.  I took Joe's counsel and yelled at three 12 to 13 year old boys walking down the street with fishing poles, "Look at me!  No training wheels!  Oh yeah!"

Check out Julie right here.

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35.22 miles.  92°. 

Yeah, maybe it was on a bicycle.  So what?

Last night, or probably this morning, I had this dream that I was swimming in the open water of a lake in a triathlon.  I was very far behind the pack when all the sudden a wave of bodies that had made it to the turn around was coming right at me.  So I went down in the water a little so they could go over me, but then I started to sink.  Everything started getting black.  It freaked me out and I immediately woke up.  I wondered if it was a sign for me not to go on my ride today.  Then I figured maybe I just watch too much TV.

Word to the wise: If you wear shorty shorts when riding a bike in the sun for 3 hours, don't forget sunscreen.

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