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Running seriously again

It’s been a very long time since I’ve been social in relation to my running.  No, I have not been blogging.  No, I have not been tweeting…much.  No, I have not been posting to my CrazyFloridian page on Facebook.  However, I never stopped running.  I simply didn’t have the time or desire to share as much as I have in the past.

All this being said, we are now into the year 2015.  It is a shiny new year, and I have made a shiny new commitment to run 2,015 miles in 2015.  This will end the past two years of maintenance running.  Here are the numbers from the past 6 years of running:

  • 2009 = 750 miles
  • 2010 = 1,701 miles
  • 2011 = 2,150 miles
  • 2012 = 1,208 miles
  • 2013 = 823 miles
  • 2014 = 859 miles

I know, right!  The past 2 years have not been very impressive.  In fact they sucked BIG time.  There are many reasons why the miles have dropped.  New job requiring a bunch (about half the year) of travel, busy building my reputation in professional communities, and more time demands by family.  Although I still ran more than most people, it was pretty terrible for an ultra-runner.  So 2015 is the year I will fix that.

I’m writing this post after being down one week due to sickness and a knee injury from skiing in Colorado while celebrating the new year, but am now forging ahead.  I’m actively back running, and will start ramping up my miles at a sane 10% per week.

Thank you for stopping by, and please feel free to chime in and we can do this together.

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My 2010 running goals…finally!

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OK, I know what your thinking, “We are already at the end of January and you are just now posting your 2010 goals?”. You are right, I did take a long time to put them out here. But that doesn’t mean that I just created them yesterday. Actually I set my goals prior to January, but just simply didn’t have the time to post them until now. Sorry for the wait. 🙂

This is the year I will qualify for Boston! Yeah, that’s right. You heard me. I will qualify for Boston this year, or to be more precise it will probably be at the Disney 2011 Marathon in January 2011. This means that instead of the 8:45/mile I hope to run in Miami at the beginning of this year I will need to get my per mile time down to 7:38, which will give me a finishing time of 3:20:00. I really have my work cut out for me, since it is almost a full minute faster per mile.  So, here is my plan: