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Trail Runner's Guide
Tuesday, March 01, 2011      6 comments

I went down to a nearby used bookstore called, oddly enough, Mountain Books. My wife was trying to find the last few Louis L'Amour books for her collection. This is a cool store with books piled into shelves, on top of tables, and general disa... Read more
Long Scraggy - First Race of the Season
Sunday, February 27, 2011      5 comments

I have decided to run the Long Scraggy race, which is scheduled for April 30th. My friend John is the race organizer. He called me to clue me in about the race . The Long Scraggy starts off with a 20% grade for 1.4 miles and then it gets hard... Read more
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

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