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I am a marathoner 10/10/10

Sunday, October 10, 2010      28 comments

Today was the big day for me in running not only my first marathon but my longest race over 5.6 miles. I was fortunate enough to have a fellow spark person, Wongerchi, help me in my journey. It was a rainy day and the wind was up a little too. I... Read more

1 year ago today....

Monday, September 27, 2010      7 comments

Is the day I joined SparkPeople. Is the day I started Couch to 5K Is the day I changed my life. It is so hard to believe that just 1 year ago I could not even run 60 seconds without feeling like I was going to explode. I remember ... Read more

Went to the Mizuno "Run with us" program

Thursday, June 03, 2010      3 comments

We went to the Mizuno run with us program today. It was a last minute schedule at our nearest running store. They scanned our feet in 3d and then is also scanned our standing, squatting postures and then we walked and based on all that informati... Read more

Our own mini tri with my 2 1/2 year old

Sunday, May 30, 2010      1 comments

Yes TRI as in 3 events. First Ashtyn and myself went on a Hike Read more

Pompadour 9K & 5K Benefit Run For Sheldon

Saturday, May 22, 2010      3 comments

Me and my wife participated in a charity race today. It was to help a local boy with muscular dystrophy in getting a van that will allow him to leave his home. The morning was a bit cold and even was spitting a little snow. Very uncommon for thi... Read more

I am so proud of my wife - Magazine shoot today - UPDATED

Tuesday, April 27, 2010      3 comments

UPDATE: After The Event Blog www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
ge_public_journal_individu
al.asp?blog_id=3173137 Today I saw my wife leave for Los Angeles for a photo shoot by Scrubs Magazine. It was sponsored through Sp... Read more

The Little Runner.

Sunday, April 18, 2010      4 comments

I wanted to follow up from the last blog that got so much attention. It seems that the little one is really getting on the running band wagon. Everywhere we go he wants to run. The other night we went to a shoe store and he couldn't wait to get... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts My 5K of a lifetime - Never will be topped!

Saturday, April 10, 2010      138 comments

Well we just got back from our 5K. It was not what I had expected. We started out great and even though we started in the back we were passing people like crazy. Next was my turn with the stroller. About 5 minutes into my stroller time my 2 1/2 ... Read more

It's not a diet it's a lifestyle change!

Sunday, January 24, 2010      3 comments

They say that itís not a diet that it is a lifestyle change. I can sure believe that now. My life has changed and the results below are the proof. I always liked to play sports and did so until my mid 30ís when life took over. Work, family, and ... Read more

First race today....with THE HILL (PART 1)

Saturday, January 16, 2010      3 comments

Today started out as any other normal Saturday morning. I got up early and had my morning coffee and had a banana. I didn't want to over eat this morning because today is the first race I have ever competed in. 44 years in the making for my firs... Read more

First race today....with THE HILL (PART 2)

Saturday, January 16, 2010      3 comments

You can do it! I can't tell you how discouraged I was to have had to walk. It was not what I wanted to accomplish. I remember my wife talking to me about doing a marathon done the road and saying that you would have to focus and dig deep. So I... Read more

First Race is in 14 Days

Sunday, January 03, 2010      4 comments

Myself and wife are running our first ever race in 2 weeks. We both are looking forward to this and have been running now for just over 90 days. My wife will kick my butt in time but I will give it my best. I hope the weather is fairly decent ho... Read more

I will not do this again!!

Tuesday, December 22, 2009      1 comments

I went almost 2 1/2 weeks away from running outside and boy did I feel it. I have my son home from college and I have slacked a bit. I did manage to make my 5K run OK however my time was a bit slower than I would like. It did burn more c... Read more

PR non race 5K today!!

Sunday, December 06, 2009      2 comments

I have not run outside in over a week. My wife asked if I thought I could run the 5K route. I said yep. Shaved 3 minutes off my personal best time. What a run, been using a treadmill and all I have to say is: I love running outside!!!! B... Read more

C25K complete

Sunday, November 29, 2009      3 comments

C25K complete. Today was our Week 9 Day 3 run I still have a stiff/sore knee but kept moving...... Brisk five-minute warmup walk, then: Run 30 minutes - actually ran 35 mins Cool down walk 5 minutes Nike website is having issu... Read more


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