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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
Asics White Miles: 8.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

Some resting, but not exercising and getting the engines going in my 40s proves the day lethargic.

Tue - on 11th, 3 on 3, 3 smart players beat me playing harder and harder, got closer every time and the body gets better with stimulus, 1.5m

Thu - long run, construction, hill, overlook, downhill, S neighborhoods bordering open plot, with Jo sleeping; 45 to an hour?, then once around the block at high tempo, was more piqued than I thought I'd be, 7m;
Walk w B before ball, then called Drew for a contrasting perspective. Dropped the phone and played, on 11th w younger Asian crowd, tried to lead the team, couldn't quite get it on first try, sometimes biting off too much but overall above the line, got on a good team w Carlos--noticed that there are automatically guys I'd want on my team and not, glasses Jacob makes improbable stop shots, guarded a much quicker small guy, had to get burned a few times b4 I gave him space, won, but then the last game, 4 on 4 didn't quite win; 2m
sore waking up, walked P to school

New blue basketball shoes last few weeks

Asics White Miles: 8.00
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