Jogging into oblivion

January 27, 2020

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Location:

Rochester,IL,USA

Member Since:

Aug 10, 2008

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

Marathon PR - 3:05 (3:06 at Boston)

Completed a dozen marathons and a handful of 50 mile ultras.

Short-Term Running Goals:

Make a come back from setbacks and build aerobic base. Pacemaker implant for Symptomatic Bradycardia in 2016.  Cardiac ablation for SVT in 2019.

Long-Term Running Goals:

Lose about 50-60 lbs. and maybe complete another marathon.

Personal:

Enjoy doing stuff I wasn't built to do.  Married with children, and two fluffy dogs. 

Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world?  1 Cor. 1:20

Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever! Psalm 118:29

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.000.000.000.004.00

Well, some bad news.  Today it was determined that our youngest daughter has the H1N1 flu.  Now, we're all on tamiflu.  I also made the decision to pull the plug on running Twin Cities.  I was suppose to leave tomorrow, but under the circumstances that just wouldn't be smart.  I pray it stays under control here.  I know you hear reports that it's no big deal, but then there's stories of some fatalities.  My mind simply wouldn't be in the race and I know full well that marathons are attention hogs.

I guess it's back to building a better running schedule.  Ran 4 miles in the rain and cold today.  

2140 Red Miles: 4.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From rockness18 on Fri, Oct 02, 2009 at 21:18:21 from 69.183.232.204

Wise decision...you're right, things should be fine, yet it'd be impossible to run with this situation over your head. I'll keep your family in prayer. There will be other races.

From jtshad on Fri, Oct 02, 2009 at 21:52:24 from 69.20.183.178

Sorry to hear about your daughter, hope that your family stays well. Sorry about the race, but it is the wise decision. I too will have all of you in my prayers.

From Robert on Sat, Oct 03, 2009 at 09:10:39 from 70.58.141.71

Thank you very much. It was a long night last night. Her fever kept spiking, but didn't hang around for a long time. Her lungs and breathing sound terrible though. Not much sleep as you can imagine.

From rockness18 on Sun, Oct 04, 2009 at 20:18:12 from 69.183.232.204

things improving yet?

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