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My 10k Results

Sunday, July 07, 2013      5 comments

1:06:55 It is warm and humid; but cloudy so at least the sun wasn't beating down an us. I beat last year's time by about 3:30. Around mile 4 I visualized the clock reading at 69 minutes and used that for my goal time time to beat. It worked... Read more

Both Feet Off the Ground...

Thursday, July 04, 2013      8 comments

When I first started "running" about 4 years ago, there was a big ta-do about the difference between running and jogging. Somewhere, I read a that when jogging you always had at least one foot on the ground and when running both feet are in the ... Read more

Day 38 of 1 Mile A Day Challenge

Wednesday, July 03, 2013      3 comments

Wow! I actually ran at least 1 mile every day since Memorial Day. 1 day to go. Then I will take a rest day or two and be ready for the 10k I signed up for on the 6th. I have noticed a couple of things about running 1 mile everyday: 1. It ... Read more

Race Day today!

Sunday, June 30, 2013      3 comments

I signed up for this race because it will be held in the town where my grandchildren's "other" grandma lives. She has not yet had the opportunity to watch her grandchildren race. It should be a fun day!... Read more

Race Day today!

Sunday, June 30, 2013      0 comments

I signed up for this race because it will be held in the town where my grandchildren's "other" grandma lives. She has not yet had the opportunity to watch her grandchildren race. It should be a fun day!... Read more

Runner's World Mile a day Challenge

Tuesday, June 25, 2013      2 comments

Today is day 30 and I have run at least 1 mile every day. I think running every day is taking its toll on me or it could be because of the gardening and yard work that I am doing. But I sure do enjoy getting that mile run done before I start my ... Read more

Stormy Weather

Tuesday, June 25, 2013      1 comments

Due to recent storm activity, I was out of internet service for a couple of days. Fortunately, the power was still active here. But three days without the internet!? It is now back at a super slow speed. My family in another town was witho... Read more

Beef with beef, response from cub

Thursday, June 20, 2013      0 comments

Here is part of the response: "Animal welfare is an important issue to Cub Foods, our associates and our customers. While we do not directly engage in raising or processing animals for our stores, we are a purchaser of these products and belie... Read more

My Beef with Beef

Wednesday, June 19, 2013      5 comments

I am currently reading "My Beef with Beef" by Rip Esselstyn, who is the author of the Engine 2 Diet, which is a plant based diet. Then I get an ad from Cub Foods that announces I would not have a beef with their beef. The reason they give is bec... Read more

Grandson's (3 years old) 1 k

Monday, June 17, 2013      8 comments

He is so into running and he picks up his pace when the crowd cheers. His next race is on the 30th... Read more

Pony express

Monday, June 17, 2013      1 comments

Not! I needed to have some letters post marked today, so I decided to run to the post office. It made me think of the pony express and I thought of my run as such, except without the pony and without the express. Read more

We both placed 3rd in our age/sex division

Sunday, June 16, 2013      7 comments

My granddaughter came close to her goal time 30:43, she is wanting a sub30. I was not close to my goal but I spent the day before out in the sun for abut 6 hour planting an... Read more

Day 19 of Runners' World Streak Challenge

Friday, June 14, 2013      4 comments

Wow! I have been consistent and am running at least one mile each day. I just returned from an early morning run and wish I had more time because it was so peaceful and the weather is perfect (no rain). I am starting to have to plan for my ... Read more

Results for the Sour Grapes Half and Half

Sunday, June 09, 2013      2 comments

10.55k in 1:15:21 I missed my goal time by 21 seconds, but improved my time from last year. It was a hilly trail run and hills and I do not get along. There was one hill where I seemed like I just shut down and did not have it in me to run... Read more

My 2 mile goal...

Saturday, June 01, 2013      6 comments

I started to run about 4 years ago and saw an Army fitness chart when I was working out at a gym. One of the fitness test is a two mile run. I set a goal to run 2 miles in 20 minutes. That was about 3 1/2 years ago. Every now and then I set out ... Read more


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