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Travel Advisory: Cold and Blowing Snow - Time to Run!

Monday, February 08, 2010      3 comments

My training program called for a 5 mile run today. We had 9" of show accumulation and more snow is on the way. I decided to drive to the Platte Canyon High School track. First the track is the only place where I live that is flat. I also fig... Read more

Run until it hurts

Saturday, February 06, 2010      4 comments

I am training for some upcoming 5K races. I have a training program that I downloaded running.about.com. I looked at many, many training programs and settled on the "Intermediate 5K Program". Of course, I completely ignore the program. M... Read more

Cheeseburger in paradise

Sunday, January 31, 2010      5 comments

I have been doing a lot of running lately. I ran 8 miles yesterday, uphill both ways! I figured I burned about a million calories. I can justify any self-destructive behavior. Just watch me! My wife and I made a sojourn to see ... Read more

Too far and too fast! I hurt now!

Sunday, January 31, 2010      5 comments

Date: Saturday, January 30th, 2010 Time: 2:30pm Location: Highlands Ranch Colorado - Dirt Trail Total Distance: 8 miles Total Time: 96 minutes Timed Distance: 5K and 10K 5K Time: 29:28 5K Pace: 9:08 min/mile 10K Ti... Read more

Woo Hoo! I am a Medium!

Thursday, January 28, 2010      6 comments

I went to Sports Authority yesterday to get a pair of long running pants. I hate anything on my legs when I run. I figured a light-weight pair of running pants might be tolerable. Running with bare legs in snow and cold can be a bit uncomfort... Read more

Running in the dark

Wednesday, January 27, 2010      4 comments

Time: 5:30pm Location: Bailey, Colorado - Burland Subdivision Timed Distance: 2 Miles Time: 19.47 Minutes Average Pace: 9:30 min/mile Company: Alone Total Time: 30 minutes (Warm-up, Timed Run and Cool-Down) Weather Condition... Read more

Trying to Come Up with a Racing and Training Schedule

Monday, January 25, 2010      3 comments

Time: 3:00pm Location: Bailey, Colorado - Burland Subdivision Timed Distance: 3.1Miles Time: 32:57 Minutes Average Pace: 10:30 min/mile Company: Alone Total Time: 55 minutes (Warm-up, Timed Run and Cool-Down) Weather Conditi... Read more

Miserable Run

Saturday, January 23, 2010      4 comments

TIME: 2:00pm LOCATION: Bailey, Colorado -- Platte Canyon High School Track and Cross-Country Trail TRAINING: Slow Intervals + 2 x400 Speed Intervals + 2 x 200 Speed Intervals TOTAL DISTANCE: 5.2 Miles SLOW INTERVAL RUN/WALK RATIO:... Read more

Welcome to My Home Gym

Wednesday, January 20, 2010      7 comments

I took some photos of my home gym last May. A good home gym is a real time saver. The only problem is that sometimes I feel guilty if I am not working out. I spent quite a bit to get the best equipment possible. I have had my equipment for ov... Read more

Recovery Workout

Tuesday, January 19, 2010      0 comments

TIME: 5:00 pm LOCATION: Bailey, CO - Home Gym COMPANY: Alone TOTAL TIME: 60 minutes While running on Sunday I got tired too quickly. My hamstrings were really bothering me. I was very slow. I decided I need some time to recove... Read more

I wonder if I will ever be a good runner

Sunday, January 17, 2010      7 comments

TIME: 3:00pm - 5:00 pm LOCATION: Thunderridge HS Track-- Highlands Ranch, Colorado TIMED DISTANCE: 5K 5K TIME: 29:24 AVERAGE PACE: 9:43 min/mile COMPANY: Alone TOTAL TIME: 120 minutes (Warm-up, Timed Run, Interval Run, 4 x 100 A... Read more

Having fun while running? No way - can't be done!

Saturday, January 16, 2010      1 comments

Time: 5:00pm Location: Bailey, Colorado - Burland Subdivision Timed Distance: 3.0Miles Time: 30 Minutes Average Pace: 10 min/mile Company: Alone Total Time: 40 minutes (Warm-up, Timed Run, Slow Run and Cool-Down) Weather Condi... Read more

Unpopular Immutable Truths

Wednesday, January 13, 2010      9 comments

I weigh about 215 pounds today. My all-time maximum weight was 285 pounds. I have lost 70 pounds. My goal weight is 185 pounds. When I reach my goal weight, I will have lost 100 pounds. My waist size used to be 48”. Today, I can comfortabl... Read more

Long slow distance - What goes up, must come down

Tuesday, January 12, 2010      2 comments

TIME: 5:00pm LOCATION: Bailey, Colorado -- Burland Ranchettes TIMED DISTANCE: 10K 10K TIME: 59:52 AVERAGE PACE: 11:29 min/mile COMPANY: Alone TOTAL TIME: 67 minutes (Warm-up, Slow Run and Cool-Down) WEATHER CONDITIONS: Clear,... Read more

Wimped-Out

Monday, January 11, 2010      4 comments

I had planned going to go running today. However, I found myself a bit stiff and sore from yesterday’s run. I decided to wimp-out and do some cross training. I also wanted to get in some physical therapy exercises. Here is what I did: - ... Read more


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