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Sweet Run Alabama – Bad Run Colorado

Saturday, February 26, 2011      5 comments

Sweet Run Alabama – Bad Run Colorado Saturday, February 19, 2010 As I write this blog I am flying through the inky blackness on my way home from Alabama. My backside is killing me! I have been sitting all day long. I ran really hard... Read more

Power Running and Alabama

Tuesday, February 15, 2011      8 comments

Saturday, February 12th 2011 – Power Runner Last Saturday I stopped by Keep in Touch Hairstyling and Message here in Bailey, Colorado, to buy my wife a one hour massage for Valentine’s Day. There was woman sitting in the waiting area wear... Read more

Running Slow in Snow

Saturday, February 05, 2011      7 comments

Winter is messing with me! I finally get healthy and healed and the weather takes a huge turn for the worst. I know that old man winter has been beating-up a lot of folks here in the good old USA. Since I purposely live in the Colorado mount... Read more

Long May You Run

Sunday, January 30, 2011      8 comments

I subscribe to Runner's World magazine largely to pick-up hints and tips but, invariably, the magazine ends-up give me a mild identity crisis. Each month the cover of the magazine features an incredibly fit elite runner. For example the ... Read more

Random Thoughts- I am almost fast again!

Thursday, January 27, 2011      7 comments

I have been struggling lately. I have not been able to run in months. As I started running again I found it to be a chore. I was not happy. Once upon a time, I really enjoyed running. Today the temperature hit 22 degrees. Anything ab... Read more

Hi Rhonda - Mountain Running Advice and Races

Tuesday, January 25, 2011      5 comments

On Jan 10th - Rhonda left a comment on my page: Hi Bruce, I would love to do a mountain run sometime. Let me know when something comes up. Rhonda ____________________________
_________ Dear Rhonda, I will certain... Read more

Colorado - BYOX

Wednesday, January 05, 2011      8 comments

I saw a shirt in a local store in here in Colorado that had the following printed on the front: "Colorado BYOX Bring Your Own Oxygen" I just started running again - and I really suck! I am just getting over a bout with Bronchitis. ... Read more

A Whole Lot of Speed

Sunday, October 31, 2010      6 comments

This blog is a collection of incoherent ramblings. I apologize in advance. Part 1: Fast For an Old guy For those of you that are not sports fans, we are in the middle of football season. I officiate high school football. As hard as... Read more

Slow as a Turtle

Thursday, October 21, 2010      12 comments

Wow, it has been a long time since I last blogged! I took a break from SparkPeople. At the beginning of Summer I came down with Giardia. About the time I got over Giardia some Iowa egg farmer gave me Salmonella food poisoning. How lucky can a... Read more

I think I am okay - but I am slow

Monday, August 02, 2010      11 comments

I have not been active on SparkPeople for over a month. Somewhere along the line, my friends nominated me as a motivator. I am humbled to be named as a motivator. I could really use some motivation now! Six weeks ago I came down with Gia... Read more

Bloody, Banged-up and Bruised

Friday, June 18, 2010      13 comments

I need a few days off from running or exercise. I clobbered myself on Monday while running on a steep and rocky trail. I hiked the same trail on Tuesday so I could snap a few photos for my “Ouch” blog. Wednesday I did cardio on my elliptical ... Read more

Ouch - that hurt!

Tuesday, June 15, 2010      8 comments

I need to find a race to run. I have been holding off registering for a race because of a slightly sprained ankle and a hurt Iliotibial band. I read someplace that inadequate warm-up and hill running can cause Iliotibial band injuries. Inadeq... Read more

The High and The Mighty

Thursday, June 10, 2010      8 comments

Preamble: I am in Des Moines, Iowa right now (Wednesday, June 9th). Almost a week ago I started writing a blog about a run in the Rocky Mountains on Kenosha pass. I found it difficult to capture the essence of the experience of running at an... Read more

Too Far - Too Fast - Too Soon

Wednesday, June 02, 2010      6 comments

I took my running clothes and shoes to work yesterday. Near my office is an open-space area that contains many miles of nicely maintained trails. Except for one big hill, the area is relatively flat. The elevation is a piddling 5,700 feet. I... Read more

My New Bike

Monday, May 31, 2010      10 comments

I have had to cut way back on my running. My IT band is still in the process of healing. Here is the rub - the weather here is magnificent. The trees have leaves. The sun is warm and inviting. Birds are singing. Wild flowers are bloomi... Read more


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