Philippians 4:13 Running Blog at FastRunningBlog.Com Wed, 20 Feb 2019 11:15:31 FeedCreator 1.7.2 Wed, Feb 20, 2019 <p>3 inches of new snow (at least it is a lighter snow). A quick run and snow shoveling. Ugh, ready for winter to be over, tired of cold and snow.</p> Wed, 20 Feb 2019 07:00:00 Tue, Feb 19, 2019 <p>Lunch run on a chilly but sunny day. 5 miles easy. (Guide White)</p> <p>No second run. Tired after work and the day got colder after work not warmer. Snow expected overnight.</p> Tue, 19 Feb 2019 07:00:00 Mon, Feb 18, 2019 <p>8:30am...slept in and went to the gym on a chilly morning.&nbsp; 7 miles in 45 minutes, back felt good during the run. (Supernova Green)</p> <p>3 miles in early afternoon after brunch with Kami, Katelyn and my parents. (Glide Boost)</p> Mon, 18 Feb 2019 07:00:00 Sun, Feb 17, 2019 <p>4 miles in about 4 inches of fresh snow.&nbsp; Tired of winter. (Xodus)&nbsp; My lower back was really sore (sharp pain) this morning.&nbsp; Took a nap after church.</p> <p>4 miles cross country skiing.&nbsp; The storm stopped and it turned beautiful outside, warm and sunny.&nbsp; Pretty good skiing at the city park.&nbsp; Nice to not have to drive 1+ hours to get to some trails.&nbsp; Skied with our friends the Holliday&#39;s for most of the time, nice to have the company and get to know them better.&nbsp;</p> Sun, 17 Feb 2019 07:00:00 Sat, Feb 16, 2019 <p>7:30am...woke up before 4am, could not get back to sleep.&nbsp; Had coffee and went to the gym for a 10.5M run in 1:07.&nbsp; Listened to two Malcolm Gladwell podcasts, really good ones.&nbsp; Lower back a bit stiff but no knee pain, think the knee pain was from worn out regular work shoes. (Guide White)</p> <p>3.25 miles with Moxie on a cool sunny morning.&nbsp; Needed to get her out, get some VitD and work on anxiety. (Supernova Green)</p> Sat, 16 Feb 2019 07:00:00 Fri, Feb 15, 2019 <p>830am...15K on the TM at the gym at at 6:31 AP.&nbsp; Super slick outside, saw several accidents on the way to the gym. (Supernova Green)</p> Fri, 15 Feb 2019 07:00:00 Thu, Feb 14, 2019 <p>5:15am...5 miles on a warm morning and very slushy pathway, feet were pretty wet after this one thus no dog on the run. (Xodus)</p> <p>5 mile stress reliever at lunch on a warm day with a light rain and sloppy (slushy and puddles) pathway. (Guide White)</p> Thu, 14 Feb 2019 07:00:00 Wed, Feb 13, 2019 <p>4:15am...6 miles on a warmer morning (29 degrees) before the snow started. Feeling better, knees a bit sore recently. (Supernova Green)</p> Wed, 13 Feb 2019 07:00:00 Tue, Feb 12, 2019 <p>Feeling much better but still skipped early run to ensure recovery.&nbsp; May run later.</p> <p>3 miles.</p> Tue, 12 Feb 2019 07:00:00 Mon, Feb 11, 2019 <p>No run, little sleep last night as it seems all my joints hurt.&nbsp; Spent the day sleeping.</p> Mon, 11 Feb 2019 07:00:00 Sun, Feb 10, 2019 <p>7:30am...5 miles on a snowy path before church and before the snow storm hit. (Xodus)</p> <p>3 miles after church, needed an energy boost. (Glide Boost)</p> Sun, 10 Feb 2019 07:00:00 Sat, Feb 09, 2019 <p>8am...stayed up late playing games with friends (Risk, had not played that in a while).&nbsp; Slept in until nearly 7am!&nbsp; Went to the gym and ran 10 miles in 1:05:20 for a 6:32AP, felt really easy.&nbsp; Found that I really like listening to podcasts on the TM better than music, times goes by way faster!&nbsp; Listened to Malcolm Gladwell debate (friendly) Adam Grant and &quot;Thinking Biblically&quot;. (Guide White)</p> <p>3 miles with Moxie in a light snow, she has been getting antsy since I have not taken her out regularly in the mornings. (Glide Boost)</p> <p>Katelyn has a dance today and going to my coworkers funeral, sad.&nbsp; Making my focus on retiring as soon as I am able more meaningful so I can get on with my next phase of life using my 10 hours a day in a different intentional manner.&nbsp; I will still do my curent job to the best of my ability to have impact/significance and glorify God, but looking forward to doing different things in the next phase.&nbsp; Target location is looking very feasible right now based on planning and calcs pending evening moderate returns of 401(k) for the next 6 years.&nbsp; That along with pension, savings and SS should make it dobale.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 09 Feb 2019 07:00:00 Fri, Feb 08, 2019 <p>I slept in today.&nbsp; Went to breakfast with a couple of buddies then hit the gym around lunch with Kami.&nbsp; 10K on the TM at 6:28AP.&nbsp; Felt controlled and easy, listening to Malcolm Gladwell Podcast made the run go fast. (Supernova Green)</p> <p>Errands with Kami today then friends for cards tonight.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 08 Feb 2019 07:00:00 Thu, Feb 07, 2019 <p>4:45am...10K at the gym at 6:34AP, easy. Snowed about 3 inches overnight, tired of winter. (Altra Impulse)</p> <p>Weights with Katelyn after work.</p> Thu, 07 Feb 2019 07:00:00 Wed, Feb 06, 2019 <p>Slept in, tired.&nbsp; Too busy at work for a lunch run, so 4 miles after work before Wed worship. (Glide Boost)</p> Wed, 06 Feb 2019 07:00:00 Tue, Feb 05, 2019 <p>5am...5 miles in warm weather but sticky snow on the pathway. (Xodus)</p> <p>A coworker passed away on Monday, planning on retiring this year. Sad and sobering for ensuring I am focused on the important things in life.</p> Tue, 05 Feb 2019 07:00:00 Mon, Feb 04, 2019 <p>4 miles in wet slushy snow. What a change 1 day makes in winter in Idaho! (Xodus)</p> Mon, 04 Feb 2019 07:00:00 Sun, Feb 03, 2019 <p>5 miles after church on a warm sunny day listening to Malcolm Gladwell. (Supernova Green)</p> Sun, 03 Feb 2019 07:00:00 Sat, Feb 02, 2019 <p>8am...slept in a little to try to catch up on my sleep.&nbsp; It was 25 degrees outside so I took Moxie for a 6 mile run around the neighborhood.&nbsp; As I was arriving at home, Kami and Katelyn were heading to the gym so I went along to lift weights with Katelyn.&nbsp; Then ran 2 miles on the TM in 12:56 for a good finish to the the sweat for the morning. (Supernova Green)</p> <p>3 miles later in the day because I was antsy. (Glide Boost)</p> Sat, 02 Feb 2019 07:00:00 Fri, Feb 01, 2019 <p>5:30am...Slept horribly last night, woke up at 2am and never really got back to sleep.&nbsp; 10 miles on the TM in 1:04:30 (6:28 AP).&nbsp; Calves are trashed, were really tight the entire last 10K.&nbsp; (Tangent)</p> <p>Volunteered at church after brunch with Katelyn (day off for teacher work day).&nbsp; Then 3 miles in the sunshine and nice day listening to a Malcolm Gladwell podcast.&nbsp; (Glide Boost)</p> <p>Retirement dinner for one of the pastor&#39;s at church tonight, going to be a big crowd!</p> Fri, 01 Feb 2019 07:00:00 Thu, Jan 31, 2019 <p>5 miles on a sunny day at lunch, still cold. (Guide White)</p> Thu, 31 Jan 2019 07:00:00 Wed, Jan 30, 2019 <p>6 miles on a sunny but cool day at lunch. (Guide White)</p> Wed, 30 Jan 2019 07:00:00 Tue, Jan 29, 2019 <p>6 miles on a sunny day at lunch. (Guide White)</p> Tue, 29 Jan 2019 07:00:00 Mon, Jan 28, 2019 <p>Tired and did not sleep well, streak of inconsistent AM runs in January continues. 6 mlies at lunch in nice sunshine.&nbsp; Hammy pretty sore. (Guide White)</p> Mon, 28 Jan 2019 07:00:00 Sun, Jan 27, 2019 <p>7am...6 miles with Moxie on a decent morning before church. (Supernova Green)</p> <p>4 miles on a nice afternoon. (Glide Boost)</p> Sun, 27 Jan 2019 07:00:00 Sat, Jan 26, 2019 <p>7:30am...15K on the TM at the gym in 58:05 (6:13 AP).&nbsp; Each 5K faster than the previous for a nice progression and felt pretty chill.&nbsp; Good workout. (Tangent)</p> <p>3 miles on a nice afternoon with Moxie. Listened to podcast, Malcolm Gladwell&#39;s Revisonist History, 12 Rules of Life.&nbsp; Justin got me on these, they are very good and this one is really interesting. (Guide White)</p> <p>Friends over tonight for dinner and Canasta.</p> Sat, 26 Jan 2019 07:00:00 Fri, Jan 25, 2019 <p>5:30am...7 miles on the TM at the gym in 45:20 for a 6:28 AP.&nbsp; Felt pretty strong and effort easy.&nbsp; (Altra Impulse)</p> <p>Men&#39;s breakfast, volunteer at Food bank, lunch with the BOD I am on for a fundraising event...busy day.</p> Fri, 25 Jan 2019 07:00:00 Thu, Jan 24, 2019 <p>4:45am...5 miles with Moxie easy.&nbsp; (Supernova Green)</p> <p>5 miles on a warmish day at lunch. (Guide White)</p> Thu, 24 Jan 2019 07:00:00 Wed, Jan 23, 2019 <p>Slept in, this month will be light on AM runs.&nbsp; 5 miles at lunch, temps ok but cold wind.&nbsp; Pathway clear but where there was ice it was big and slick! (Guide White)</p> <p>Went to a new mid week church service to support my pastor friend instead of a second run...good decision.</p> Wed, 23 Jan 2019 07:00:00 Tue, Jan 22, 2019 <p>Slept in and got busy at lunch so went for a run at the gym after work. 6.22M at 6:22 AP.&nbsp; Felt ok during the run but had a bit of lightheadedness and shortness of breath afterwards, went away quickly. (Tangent)</p> Tue, 22 Jan 2019 07:00:00 Mon, Jan 21, 2019 <p>6:30am...10K at the gym in 38:50 (6:14AP).&nbsp; Felt strong and easy. (Altra Impulse)</p> <p>3 miles later in the day on my day off. (Glide Boost)</p> Mon, 21 Jan 2019 07:00:00 Sun, Jan 20, 2019 <p>7:30am...5 miles solo on a warm morning before church.&nbsp; Wet pathway (no real ice) and overdressed.&nbsp; (Guide White)</p> <p>4 mile in warmth (45 degrees) in the neighborhood around all the puddles from the snow melt.&nbsp; Dinner at a friends tonight. (Glide Boost)</p> Sun, 20 Jan 2019 07:00:00