Part 1: A Good Day
I had a good day yesterday. I went to a dog and pony show by some software vendor. I won the drawing for the $50 AMEX gift card. I gave it to my wife Annette. She is going to use it to buy some new pants.
The Nik... Read more
Part 1: New Shoes
Yesterday, January 28th 2012, I went down to Boulder Running Company to get a new pair of shoes. I had called ahead to verify they had my shoes, which are Nike Zoom Vomeros in 13D.
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Part 1: That is going to leave a Mark
On August 14th I severely tore my right calf during the Leadville10K. This race is also known as the "NOX 10k" since it is a hilly trail race at 10,152 elevation. "NOX" stands for "No Oxygen". Stand... Read more
Part 1: A Little History
I tore my right calf muscle during the Leadville 10K on August 14th. This grade 3 tear happened at the beginning of the race. I ran the 6.22 mile race stopping nine times when I couldn't stand the pain. I finish... Read more
Part 1: Background
A few days ago, I blogged about my wife's cousin Anne's invitation to my wife to run the Princess 1/2 Marathon at Walt Disney WorldŽ this February. Anne wants Annette to participate in the Princess Half with Anne and a... Read more
Part 1: September 1st, 2011, 7:35 AM CDT Minneapolis/Saint Paul airport
I have been traveling on business this week. Traveling is fattening. Trying to eat well, while traveling with portly colleagues, is a bit more challenging than I woul... Read more
Part 1: Keep Going Until it Hurts
I am slowly starting the long process of rehabbing the injuries I got during the Leadville 10K Trail race on August 14th . My doctor and physical therapist told me I can do low-impact exercise. They warne... Read more
Part 1: Short Introduction
On August 14th at the start of the Leadville 10K race I seriously injured my right calf when I had to slam on the brakes during the start. I ran the race on a torn calf muscle. I finished the grueling race. Thi... Read more
Part 1: Background
On August 14th at 12:01 PM MDT, at the start of the Leadville 10K Trail Race, I tore my right calf muscle in an effort to avoid a collision when the runner in front of me stopped. A torn calf muscle can occur when a runn... Read more
Part 1: Stumpy is Good
Stumpy and I went for a nice easy ride Wednesday on a nice easy trail. We did a Forest Service fire road that had just a few ruts - no biggy.
Stumpy and I did 8.22 miles in 45:30 minutes. Average speed was 11... Read more
I read a blog posted by PRINCESSRUNNER7 called "Triple Brick = 1,500 calories burned!"
www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu al.asp?blog_id=4383008
She explained that a Brick was a combination of b... Read more
Inspired by Bill's (ELYMWX) July stats blog: www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu al.asp?blog_id=4405466
and Jerome's (JMERLAU) July stats blog,
, www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_ind... Read more
On Saturday, July 30th, I really wanted a nice easy run. I wanted to run while it was warm. I wanted to run at a "low" elevation of 6,000 to 7,000 feet. What I found was a difficult and dangerous trail along Dinosaur Ridge called Zorro.... Read more
When I was a kid my mother would not allow me to go near glass displays in a department store. For some reason she thought my close proximity to breakable objects might result in serious injury or at least major expense in terms of broken glass... Read more