>Look What I Can Do!>8,000 miles
Old, Slow, Happy
Survive the 'Rona • Cover 4000 miles (3300 on-bike, 700 on-foot) • Duathlon podiums • Keep bustin' ass -1 lung lobe and assorted guts parts • Continue showing Cancer that it's not welcome back. Ever. • Improve power:weight ratio • $1000
Getting the wind knocked out of you is the only way to
remind your lungs how much they like the taste of air.
~ Sarah Kay
Books I Have Read
Last Race: Portland Maine Half Marathon October 5 2014
One day at a time
E.J.Greater Lowell Road RunnersCry havoc and let slip the dawgs of war!May the road rise to meet you, may the wind be always at your back, may the sun shine warm upon your SPF30, may the rains fall soft upon your sweat-wicking hat, and until you hit the finish line may The Flying Spaghetti Monster hold you in the hollow of His Noodly Appendage.
I was 50 years old when I started. I weighed 295 lbs in January 2004. Now I weigh 200.
Fitness/weight goals for 2014
1) STAY INJURY FREE!!!
2) Get to 189 lbs by the end of July 2014...and stay there (as of 4-25-14 was at 203 lbs)
3) Complete Ironman Chattanooga in under 14 hours
4) Break 4 hours in a stand alone marathon (Goal race=Rocket City 12/13/14)
5) 4,500 total overall miles for the year:
Swim: 100 miles
Bike: 3,000 miles
Run: 1,400 miles
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the number of moments that take our breath away...(unkown) • Go With The Flow • Thyroid Support Group
Since you have lost so much weight (CONGRATS!!), you should change your screen name from "Large Richard" to "Little Richard" or "Fast Richard"
Run until the trail runs out.
The pain that hurts the worse is the imagined pain. One of the most difficult arts of racing is learning to ignore the imagined pain and just live with the present pain (which is always bearable.) - Jeff
Ex-Smoker turned Runner!
Old Running Guy!
i started running in May of 2004. I noticed today that I have logged over 8,000 miles. I was 50 years old when I started. I weighed 295 lbs in January 2004. Now I weigh 200. Isn't it amazing what exercise and intelligent eating can do for you? My best race so far is a 10 miler in about 1:21:30.
Run Run Run 2012 Goals Complete Dances with Dirt extreme trail relay.
1800 miles total
Run the Legend Trail Half Marathon
Run the Timber Trail XT 8 mile extreme trail run