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Running On Empty

Sunday, January 03, 2010      3 comments

This blog is just a collection of random observations. (1) There is nothing wrong with excess as long as it is done in moderation! I just made that up! However, I am sure that someone said it before me! (2) I will not give up my ... Read more

Running Slowly - But I have Excuses!

Friday, January 01, 2010      11 comments

TIME: 4:00pm LOCATION: Bailey, Colorado -- Burland Ranchettes TIMED DISTANCE: 5K 5K TIME: 34:28 PACE: 11:71 min/mile COMPANY: Alone TOTAL TIME: 45 minutes (Running + warm-up and Cool-down) WEATHER CONDITIONS: Cloudy, Temperatur... Read more

First Run in Many Weeks

Sunday, December 27, 2009      4 comments

TIME: 2:00pm LOCATION: Bailey, Colorado -- Platte Canyon High School Track TIMED DISTANCE: 2 miles 2 MILE TIME: 19:48 PACE: 9:45 min/mile COMPANY: Sons - Ben 29 yrs, Scott 23 yrs. TOTAL TIME: 40 minutes (Stretching, Running and W... Read more

Scheduling Races and the Galloway Magic Mile

Friday, December 25, 2009      2 comments

I am trying to figure out a racing schedule for 2010. I would like to strike a balance between short races and longer races. I have found a couple of 1 mile races. I have also found some and 2 mile races. These short races are trail runs. T... Read more

Medicinal Chicken Soup - I am Not Runing For a While

Sunday, December 13, 2009      2 comments

After my ill-advised attempt at running yesterday, I had a major relapsed of Bronchitis symptoms. So I did what any reasonable man would do. I made Chicken soup! This special chicken soup is highly prized by my family members as a cure-all f... Read more

Hack! Hack! Wheeze! Gasp! Gasp!

Sunday, December 13, 2009      3 comments

TIME: 4:00pm LOCATION: Bailey, Colorado -- Platte Canyon High School Track and Cross-Country Trail TIMED DISTANCE: 5K 5K TIME: 34:12 PACE: 11 min/mile COMPANY: Alone (As Always) TOTAL TIME: 65 minutes (Stretching, Running and W... Read more

Found a Training Partner - Maybe

Tuesday, December 08, 2009      2 comments

I was talking to a friend at work. He told me he had gone running this morning. The temperature was 5 degrees F. He said he should have worn a hat! It turns out that he is a Triathlete. He told me he was fat and unhealthy and started runnin... Read more

Two Pounds Down

Sunday, December 06, 2009      3 comments

The mercury has been hovering at about 5 degrees F. I think 5 degrees is colder than a freezer. Since it was so cold, I decided to workout on my elliptical trainer today. I think working out on the elliptical is actually good for me. I put i... Read more

Random Thoughts about Running and Life

Saturday, December 05, 2009      1 comments

I May Be Too Big and Too Old to Be a “Real” Runner: I bought a Runner’s World magazine while waiting for my flight at the San Francisco airport. I am not sure when Runner’s World was first published but it was a long time ago. I noticed ... Read more

Finding new ways to screw-up

Friday, December 04, 2009      0 comments

LOCATION: San Francisco, CA DISTANCE: Not Measured COMPANY: Alone (As Always) TOTAL TIME: 1 hours and 15minutes (Mostly Running and Some Cool-Down Walking) PACE: Moderate WEATHER CONDITIONS: Fair, Temperature 49°F, Feels Like 48°, ... Read more

Running in San Francisco

Thursday, December 03, 2009      0 comments

LOCATION: San Francisco, CA DISTANCE: A Long Ways COMPANY: Alone (As Always) TOTAL TIME: 2 hours and 15minutes (Mostly Running and Some Cool-Down Walking) PACE: Fast (Really Fast!) WEATHER CONDITIONS: Sunny (Clear) Temperature 60°F, ... Read more

Running temperature 24°F -- Dang! That is really cold!

Monday, November 30, 2009      2 comments

DATE: November 29, 2009 TIME: 3:00pm LOCATION: Platte Canyon High School Track DISTANCE: 5K COMPANY: Alone (As Always) TOTAL TIME: 50 minutes (Stretching, Running and Walking) PACE: 12 min/mile WEATHER CONDITIONS: Cloudy, Temp... Read more

Bruised, Battered but Running Anyway

Saturday, November 28, 2009      4 comments

DATE: 27Nov09 TIME: 4:00pm LOCATION: Platte Canyon High School Track DISTANCE: Unmeasured COMPANY: Alone TOTAL TIME: 1 hour PACE: Slow WEATHER CONDITIONS: Wind: 9 mph, Humidly: 35%, Temperature: 36°F, Feels like: 28°F ELEVATI... Read more

To Trot or Not

Wednesday, November 25, 2009      1 comments

There is a Turkey Trot tomorrow (Thanksgiving Day, of course). The "Turkey Day 5K Run/Walk" starts at 9:00AM. My wife wants me to go. I am not so sure. The rib sprain that I suffered in October doesn't bother me much anymore. I still can't ... Read more

Little Cars and Big Guys

Saturday, November 21, 2009      4 comments

As I have mentioned in previous blogs, I officiate high school football. A normal game schedule is about 15 varsity games. Last year I worked 14 games. This year I worked over 20 regular season games and 2 play-off games. Play-off games are ... Read more


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