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July 23, 2019

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Member Since:

Jan 17, 2008



Goal Type:


Running Accomplishments:

yearly mileage totals (actual running miles, not crosstraining etc)

2008 - 1,317

2009 - 2,654

2010 - 2,578

2011 - 2,618

2012 - 3,083 (ran everyday this year. PR's in half and full marathons, at age 48!)

2013 - 1,177

2014 - 1,716

2015 - 1,060

2016 - 951

2017 - 786

2018 - 1,058


Short-Term Running Goals:

reacquaint myself with my long lost running freak, and then proceed to get my running freak on


Huntsville Full Monte - 9-21-2019 (first maratahon in seven years)

Long-Term Running Goals:

keep running



born in 1964. married 22 years. one wife two dogs 

6 ft tall, nation wide

“Make friends with pain and you’ll never be alone.”



Miles:This week: 4.00 Month: 122.00 Year: 709.00
Mt101 Lifetime Miles: 500.80
Mt101 The 2nd Lifetime Miles: 539.20
Green A5's Lifetime Miles: 149.50
MR00 Lifetime Miles: 158.70
Treadmillio Shoes Lifetime Miles: 570.00
Stillnotmads (2) Lifetime Miles: 500.50
Rednotevenmad2 Lifetime Miles: 230.00
Kinvara9 Lifetime Miles: 251.00
Kinvara9painted Lifetime Miles: 154.00
Graynine Lifetime Miles: 13.00
Total Distance

Easy 8 / 9:04 avg. Lunch run. Bluff trail. Sun, 75 degrees.

PM edit:  Radio West on KUER. TV On The Radio on the computer. Replay of todays Boston Marathon on the TV. Squatters Chasing Tail in my hand. This is recovery done right!

GSS 3 Miles: 8.00
Weight: 0.00
From Bonnie on Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 11:08:09 from

We were just talking about Radio West this morning - probably the best show on npr from Salt Lake! I like your recovery plan ... I might have to use it as a race preparation plan as well ;-).

From Carolyn in Colorado on Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 12:45:11 from

So how did 75 degrees feel to you? Was that hot for running? I'm still in the 50s or lower most of the time on my runs.

From JD on Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 14:11:59 from

Bonnie - NPR fills a cultural/intellectual void that exists in this community. I'm grateful it exists.

Carolyn - YES! 75 felt very warm yesterday. Not uncomfortable, but the heat was definitely...present.

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