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Posts from the “running” Category

Prefontaine

Posted on April 10, 2021

He’s a local legend in these parts. Info on him can be found on Wikipedia and other places. Out on this morning’s run, the first with my running group in just over a year, I went out on the trail named after him. On a post was a little figure, an “overseer” of sorts. The run was slow as I’m still recovering from last week’s 16 miler. I did get to run with Paul though – the elder statesman of our group at age 83 (!). He’s a wonderful guy and several of us ran with him for a few miles. This group has been and is a gift in my life, for sure. Looking forward to more runs with them as the vaccine…

Half-Marathon

Posted on January 18, 2021

These are my half-marathon times. I signed up to run the Eugene Half-Marathon this spring (again) as well. There are some big gaps in this chronology, but that’s OK. A lot happened and even if I didn’t run half-marathons I never stopped running.  Onwards! 

2018 Running Review

Posted on December 31, 2018

Well, this year has been quite a year for me in terms of my running. I started 2018 coming off of rehabbing a broken ankle, setting a goal of running 1000 miles and competing in a few races. In many ways I far exceeded my modest goals and in other ways I didn’t. All in all it was a positive year for me. The breakdown: 901 miles run. My goal was 1000 miles, but a broken elbow late this year slowed me down a bit.  Completed my 12th Half Marathon Ran an under 2 hour half marathon Ran my first 30k Trail Run Ran an 18 Mile Trail Run Found a running group (or rather they found me?). Either way this has been the…

Posted on April 24, 2018

“Well, when you’re running, there’s an edge… Between… What is and isn’t too fast . . .But, um, it’s not a sharp edge. It’s stretchy. And if you’re brave, you push on it.” – TrackTown, the movie.