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December 13, 2018

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Member Since:

Nov 20, 2007



Goal Type:

Age Division Winner

Running Accomplishments:

Eden 10-miler 65:47

Half Marathon 1:26:17

5K 18:01

 I rank somewhere between the competitive recreational runner and the competitive highschool runner. Here's the scale:

10 - World record holder; 9 - Olympic Athlete; 8 - National elite; 7 - Professional runner; 6 - College All-american; 5 - College runner; 4 - Local elite; 3 - Competitive runner; 2 - Recreational runner; 1 - Jogger

It's a tough scale.

Short-Term Running Goals:


  • Run for fun and health, be fit in my 40s
  • Run a strong half marathon, under 1:25, good, under 1:20, great.

Long-Term Running Goals:

  • Be a disciplined runner, to be competitive in my age category, and feel strong while racing.
  •  Somehow actually put together a full year of running: increased discipline and decreased distraction and injuries
  • Be a 17/36 guy for 5K/10K (not realistic now)
  • Be a competitive Master's runner


Spoken for, Christian, piano player, soli deo gloria, at least that's the ideal. Living for Triune God, beautiful wife, cute sons, self; hopefully in that order but Adam's nature and my own choices, not to mention worldly temptations like to play with the ideal.

Idealism, tempered by reality, with a healthy skepticism.

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 156.60
Asics White Lifetime Miles: 213.40
Galaxy 5 Lifetime Miles: 117.10
NB Foam Lifetime Miles: 42.60
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

Sun - drove 13 hours
Mon - drove 12 hours, disc golf in Grand Junction, some jogging, 1.5m
Tue - disc jog where met a guy who could throw, talked about timing the front foot plant with the backwards disc extension at the same (?); ball where I played okay, tried to be a guard and dribble down, lost the ball a few times, but maybe gaining some respectability (no, wait, maybe gaining some experience for future respectability) tho I did get acknowledgment for my age 1.5, 2m
Wed - some discing where I really put the timing plant/back extension into practice, felt great, tried to play ball but Nate's ward no go. 1.5m
Thu - workout with B, did the pushup/situp challenge, 40 situps, maybe 40 pushups, hurt lower back (not used to situps), some chair squats, then disc jog; ball was good, got on a good team with Carlos, fast and strong Asian guard, white overseer rebounder, and Jacob, great passing, ran the table on both teams twice, then half court and I got out before really overworking myself, 1.5, 2m
Fri - Becky pushing Jo, maternal instinct kicking in to keep walking to let him nap, I was too sore to disc well, but just shaking out, 1.5m

Asics White Miles: 7.50
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