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Summer is not for running. 5K race report today, June 2, 2012

Saturday, June 02, 2012      9 comments

Had a small venue 5K race this morning. This race was very close to home, so we got up at 6:00AM, donned my race clothes, had my coffee and oatmeal and jumped in the car. DW drove me there, she's not been racing but likes to go with me. Got ther... Read more

Busy yesterday and today.

Thursday, May 31, 2012      5 comments

I worked on my old 63 Falcon for hours yesterday and today, put on a new carb, lubricated the speedo cable, and a few other things, which required crawling under the dash. Not so limber as I once was, can't wait to see how my back reacts tomorro... Read more

Some pictures of the running trail near daughters home in Lake Wales, FL

Friday, May 25, 2012      9 comments

Recently have been thinking how fortunate I am to have so many nice places to run in Florida, and during my travels. Here is a trail in Lake Wales, FL - located on Lake Wales! Read more

Brag about my awesome grandson.

Wednesday, May 23, 2012      7 comments

This is my grandson, Joe. He's 15 years old and is a fitness freak. When he comes to visit grandpa's, whom he calls G-Pa, he likes to work out with me. Recently, he benched 230 lbs! A pretty good weight for a 130 lb kid who just turned 15. He wi... Read more

Traveling and training report, with pictures of runs.

Monday, May 21, 2012      4 comments

When we were in Florence, SC I got in a nice 8M run. The roads were extremely flat and the scenery was nice. Only a few cars on the road as it was Saturday morning. ... Read more

Heading south towards home in Florida

Thursday, May 17, 2012      6 comments

Tuesday we were in Big Meadows campground in Shenandoah Natl Forest. One of my favorite places to visit. We get to run in some beautiful areas. I did about 3.5 miles there. ... Read more

Old Dog blazes to victory with a scorching new PR!

Monday, May 14, 2012      8 comments

We're in our RV, staying at brother-in-laws home which is about 20 minutes from the race venue. This race was sponsored by Milford (CT) Hospital and was a fund raiser for the hospital's wellness education program. We got up very early - at ... Read more

Mine Falls Race Report

Wednesday, May 02, 2012      8 comments

Weather was much cooler than expected for this small event. It was through a park on dirt paths, not too many hills and nice scenery alongside a canal. I didn't bring my cell phone with me, so I didn't get any pictures, except this one my son... Read more

Beautiful Day to Run.

Monday, April 30, 2012      4 comments

We'll be in New Hamp;shire until Friday, when we will then head south to visit family in Connecticut. Meanwhile, we are enjoying the brisk (read cold) NH weather mornings. There's a beautiful walking/running path right nearby, which we'v... Read more

Traveling north to New Hampshire.

Saturday, April 21, 2012      5 comments

We are taking our time getting up to New Hampshire, as usual. We like to take time and enjoy the trip. Wifi is not often available, because I prefer the National Parks, or places which do not offer hookups. Here, we are in Georgia at... Read more

DW Chris finishes first 5K

Saturday, April 14, 2012      7 comments

This was a very small race held at Moss Park, Orlando, FL. We stayed overnight in our RV camper before the race. Here is a visitor to our campsite. We were the first p... Read more

Weight gain not always a negative?

Wednesday, April 04, 2012      4 comments

So to the point, I have this old bathroom scale, not a digital, the floating needle kind. Hard to notice small fluctuations. My usual weight is around 150-151. For many months, and before I started running. 150-151. A few days ago, I ju... Read more

Registered for my first Marathon.

Friday, March 30, 2012      12 comments

Finally bit the bullet and registered for a full Marathon. It will be the Rock N Roll Savannah Marathon in November of this year. I like the idea of a large event for a first timer. I may even use a pace group to help me out. Being such a huge e... Read more

Remember to refuel on long runs!

Saturday, March 24, 2012      8 comments

Got our race packets last night and gotta admit, we were like little kids, pinning DWs first number on her new running shirt. She'd had about a month of training and was ready to run. Well ready to finish anyway. I think we were more excit... Read more

Not feeling so great today.

Sunday, March 18, 2012      5 comments

Had a wonderful time with the grandkids last Tuesday and Wednesday. They both were entered in a GNCC motorcycle race. My oldest DGS had problems with the bike and was unable to finish! Read more


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