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Funny Me....
Saturday, June 01, 2013      4 comments

I hope the text in the second picture is readable. Anyway, SP carried my totals for the day out ... Read more
Another Critter...
Tuesday, May 28, 2013      4 comments

I had another close encounter with wildlife while I was running yesterday. This time it was with a porcupine, so only one of us was scared. He was about to cross the road. I stopped to look at him and he turned around real slowly and crawled up ... Read more
Little Scare...
Thursday, May 23, 2013      6 comments

I intentionally took off from exercise Monday and Tuesday. Wednesday life and weather got in the way, but today I knew I had to get out and back to it. I'm running in a 5K to raise money for our school district's elementary school playground fu... Read more
Rainy but Satisfying Marathon
Sunday, May 19, 2013      11 comments

I'm Still in PA, so I'll write more from the comfort of home. I finished the Run For The Red Marathon today. It rained the first 24 miles and was pea soup fog for the first six, but it was a good race. I think I'll do it again next year and... Read more
Good Friend!
Monday, April 29, 2013      5 comments

I have a friend who lives in the suburbs and enjoys getting out to the edge of nowhere every now and then, so he's a semi-frequent house guest. Anyway, He told me that he had a treadmill that he bought and never used. It was taking up space in h... Read more
Friday, April 26, 2013      4 comments

I just read about the May 19th Pocono Mountain Run For The Red Marathon last night. It's about a two hour drive from my home. The thing about this one is that according to, "The course begins at roughly 1946 feet above sea level —... Read more
My Marathon+ Redux
Tuesday, April 23, 2013      4 comments

I frequently spell out things I plan on doing in my posts because telling people about them in advance helps to lock me in. Today was different. I woke up and it was a beautiful day. On the spur of the moment I decided to re-run the route I did ... Read more
Did it.
Sunday, April 21, 2013      5 comments

Guess what? I did get another PR today (25:45) and the 3rd place prize for the over 60 age group. I finished in the top 25% overall so I feel even better than I did yesterday. First place 60+ went to a 74 yr. old who did 5K in 19:something. I am... Read more
Saturday, April 20, 2013      5 comments

I registered for two 5K races this weekend. Today's was in my hometown and Sunday's is about 40 miles away. Both are on very flat courses so I was thinking that I might have my best 5K time on at least one of them. I did that today even though m... Read more
My Marathon+
Saturday, April 06, 2013      6 comments

I mentioned before that I was entered in the Strava Marathon Challenge. Here are the rules from the Strava site. You have to run 26.2 miles in a single run (just like you do at a marathon). There is an eight hour time limit to complete ... Read more
March Goals Follow-Up
Wednesday, March 27, 2013      2 comments

Back on March 4th, I posted a fairly ambitious list of goals for the month. At the end I added this: "I'm sure I'll meet those goals but I have a side bet with myself that I won't log any >12 minute miles. That one is up in the air consider... Read more
Hale Fellow! Well Met!
Monday, March 25, 2013      5 comments

At least from my perspective. This is pasted from my forum entry on LiveFitRevolution: I'm really tired and sore today but I had a great race yesterday. What made it great was beautiful weather and a superior running companion. ... Read more
Not Fast, But Well.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013      2 comments

This year, I joined a local runners club and through that club, I was able to attend a running analysis clinic yesterday where each of the 18 participants was videotaped from many angles while running on a treadmill. Then the videos were shown t... Read more
When I First Started Trying To Get Healthy Again...
Tuesday, March 12, 2013      4 comments

... I'd commit to some physical exercise and then have to force myself to fulfill the commitment. As time went by it became more natural to just do it, but there were times when severe weather or life in general got in my way. That would bother ... Read more
St. Pat's 4 Miler:
Sunday, March 10, 2013      4 comments

My shoulder is still pretty messed up but my legs did me well yesterday. The St. Pat's 4 Miler race was great. The weather was great for this season in Binghamton and there was an indoor gathering area. This was the first race I've been to since... Read more

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