The Perils of Self Betterment

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

It's been snowing most of the morning, and now we have horizontal snow blowing outside. Seriously. I'm done with Winter.


PM edit: 

10 miles / 1:23:51 / 8:23 avg. Treadmill at home after work.

2 mile warmup

8 x 1/2 mile @ HM to almost 5K pace with 1/4 mile recovery. 1/2 mile interval splits: 8:00, 7:48, 7:36, 7:24, 7:19, 7:36, 7:48, 7:30.

1.25 mile cooldown

Last mile @ 8:08


Treadmill Shoe Miles: 10.00
Weight: 0.00
From allie on Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 14:42:29 from


From KP on Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 14:51:24 from

seriously, it is a perfect 75 degrees in alabama today. seriously.

From Carolyn in Colorado on Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 15:07:59 from


If you've got it now, there's a good chance we're getting it in a day or two.

I'm so done with winter too. It should be long gone by now. It's almost the end of APRIL, dang it!

From Metcalf Running on Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 15:12:20 from


From JD on Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 15:17:36 from

Seriously, I appreciate the comments. Misery loves company. I'm hoping for a window in the storm today and avoid the treadmill.

From Nevels on Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 16:03:10 from

resistance training

(resistance to the treadmill, that is...)

From auntieem on Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 16:14:49 from

SNOW! Yesterday's run sounds beyond awesome. Very memorable. Treadmill today?

From Lysa on Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 16:30:42 from

stick a fork in you!

From april27 on Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 19:10:36 from is just windy here...

From Lysa on Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 20:46:26 from

seriously. nice work

From Carolyn in Colorado on Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 22:48:17 from

Great treadmill workout. I loathe the treadmill. Almost as much as I loathe the snow right now.

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