The Perils of Self Betterment

December 2018

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Member Since:

Jan 17, 2008



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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: 38.00 Year: 38.00
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: 275.00
Kinvara9 Lifetime Miles: 420.00
Kinvara9painted Lifetime Miles: 292.00
Graynine Lifetime Miles: 146.00
Vapor4's Lifetime Miles: 3.00
Kinvara5 Lifetime Miles: 52.00
Total Distance
Steenbergers Miles: 6.00Rednotevenmad Miles: 4.00Stillnotmads (2) Miles: 5.00
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3 miles - tm

1030am - eight days since my last run woot!

WT 3 miles

Steenbergers Miles: 3.00
Weight: 0.00
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4 miles - lobster review

930am - sun, low 30's

WT 7 miles

Rednotevenmad Miles: 4.00
Weight: 0.00
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5 miles - lobster/wasatch

sun, low 30's

WT 9 miles

Stillnotmads (2) Miles: 5.00
Weight: 0.00
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3 miles - tm

not funny

WT - 3 miles

a couple of funny stats for 2018:

- i ran 890 miles in the first 7 months of the year (127 miles per month avg)

- i ran 168 miles in the last 5 months of the year (33 miles per month avg)

- longest run was 13.1 miles at the beginning of july

- longest week was 47 miles towards the end of july

- longest month was 151 miles in july

- then it was all downhill from there! lol

still ran more miles this year than last (which was my lowest mileage year in 9 years!). but i have been skiing more the last couple of years and also got back into some kayaking last summer. this last summer i also spent quite a bit more time than usual improving the landscaping  and other house projects, which involved a lot of physical work and was also very rewarding! so i guess i'm achieving some semblance of balance physically and mentally which seems important. i do miss being really fit and able to knock out 12 milers on a whim - maybe i'll get back to that in the next year or two - 

in any event there's a lot to be grateful for as i peer over the precipice of 2019 - happy new year to one and all - it's sure to be a good one!



Steenbergers Miles: 3.00
Weight: 0.00
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Steenbergers Miles: 6.00Rednotevenmad Miles: 4.00Stillnotmads (2) Miles: 5.00
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