The Perils of Self Betterment

December 08, 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

run faster

increase mileage in the Spring 

keep running




Long-Term Running Goals:




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

6 ft tall, nation wide

"Engaging in a little suffering — however self-imposed, arbitrary and contrived — before breakfast each morning tends to demand some humility and injects some marked relief into the rest of the day, making things sharper, more inspired, more immediately aware of the powerful presence of being. And that seems really worthwhile." A. Krupicka




Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 20.00 Year: 1163.00
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: 269.00
Kinvara9 Lifetime Miles: 396.00
Kinvara9painted Lifetime Miles: 273.00
Graynine Lifetime Miles: 129.00
Vapor4's Lifetime Miles: 3.00
Kinvara5 Lifetime Miles: 32.00
Total Distance

4 miles - lobster/wasatch. started late but temps stayed in the 70's plus a southern breeze felt good. ran fast.

10am - mostly sun, upper 70's

WT 23 miles


Kinvara9 Miles: 4.00
Weight: 0.00
From Tom Slick on Sun, Aug 11, 2019 at 14:10:42 from

How ya feelin'?

From JD on Mon, Aug 12, 2019 at 16:54:21 from

hey Tom - i'm feelin' great

the real question is how are YOU feelin'? you're really putting in some solid miles and about made it to taper time - nice job!

From Tom Slick on Tue, Aug 13, 2019 at 10:31:00 from

JD - Iím feeling pretty good considering the mileage Iím putting on this tired, old, fat guy body. But Iíve got a goal and a plan and Iím sticking to it the best I can! Huntsville then Boston .....

From JD on Tue, Aug 13, 2019 at 10:59:54 from

well it's impressive and inspirational to someone just getting back into the consistent running game and considering the long view as i slowly get back to developing a good base. keep it up!

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