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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

That is as fast as I go

Saturday, January 09, 2010      2 comments

TIME: 4:00pm LOCATION: Thunderridge HS Track-- Highlands Ranch, Colorado TIMED DISTANCE: 5K 5K TIME: 27:46:12 AVERAGE PACE: 8:54 min/mile FASTEST PACE: 5:01 min/mile SLOWEST PACE: 11:37 min/mile COMPANY: Alone TOTAL TIME:... Read more

I scare me!

Wednesday, January 06, 2010      3 comments

I know this is really odd. I weighed myself this morning. During a weigh-in I wear just shorts. I want to weigh me, not my clothes. My scale is in my home gym. There is also a full length mirror in my home gym. When I saw myself in ... Read more

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


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