Oh jeez, this is too funny. wonder if its real?
I ran a 5K this morning. I managed my old 11 minute mile pace (official results: 10.44 min/mile), although I haven’t been very active since the half marathon last year. I have been running 4 to 7 miles per week, along with my 2X weekly weight routine at the Y. The Casselberry Rock N Run, … Continue reading “Rock and Run”
Linda went out to buy a new car last night and she came home with this: ooooooooooooooh. I said a Honda Pilot! RUTH. The two words were so much alike! FREDRICK. They were. They still are, though years have rolled over their heads. aNYways…she got this 2006 beauty, 35K miles, just the thing in which … Continue reading “new car”
Gina and I completed the Spacecoast half marathon this morning….we are both quite sore, and I’m hoping my left knee is not injured. Update: Here’s a bar graph of my weekly training over the last few months, culminating in this last week with a 5k on thanksgiving day, and the 13 miler on Sunday. The … Continue reading “13 miles”
That was my time in Saturday’s 15K. It works out to a pace of 10:48/mile. It was pretty brutal, mile 7-8 in particular, but I was a little faster than I expected. Still, I was in the back of the pack: out of 427 men, I finished 348. In my age class of men 50-54, … Continue reading “1 hr 41 min”
I ran this neighborhood 5K again this year. Linda joined me. My time was unremarkable. (Last year’s posting.) Happy birthday Linda!
I completed my longest run yet this morning. It was for the CNLBank 30th Annual Winter Park Road Race. Prior to this, the longest I’ve run outdoors was the 5K’s (3.1 miles) I’ve done in the past year. I’ve worked up to 5 mile morning runs on the treadmill, so my strategy for this morning’s … Continue reading “runners high”
Netflix has announced the provision of time-metered access to online streaming movies. The NYT reports they are rolling out the service to existing netflix customers at no extra charge. They report the quality of the stream can be very good, near-DVD, provided of course you have a reliable high-bandwidth internet pipe. Its not the same … Continue reading “movie streaming, almost here”
I did it again, and this time I had family company. Gina ran the holiday 5K along with one of her crew friends, Linda and Hiba walked it. I ran it and met Seth prior to the finish line (he’d already finished in competitive time). Seth crossed the finish line with me, and helped to … Continue reading “Turkey Trot II”
1. I’m Caucasian WASP, is that redundant? 2. I was a PADI-certified scuba diver. 3. I owned 2 motorcycles in my younger days. 4. I was beginning to worry about finding a spouse prior to my courtship with Linda at age 30. 5. I’ve owned 6 dogs in my life, 3 of them have been … Continue reading “100 things”