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http://businessofmarathons.tumblr.com/
Miles:
355 total / 0 in 2014
Goal:

My goal is to be the 70 year old guy still running marathons. I am currently working on strengthening my core and breaking the 4:30 time in my next marathon.

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Bizofmarathons logged 355 miles.

Last workout almost 3 years ago. Help get them back on track!

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  1. RUN
    good Riverside Loop 3.49 mi 00:32 09:10 pace

    Nice little run...fueled mainly by Jay-Z.

  2. RUN
    great Lyons to LaGrange (Ogden Ave)... 6.13 mi 00:55 08:58 pace

    Longest run in a long time...worst part was turning around and realizing the wind was at my back on the first part. Pretty cool in the fingertip for the last mile and my frickin iPod died midway t... read more

  3. RUN
    good Runner's Soul - Team Luna Chi... 4.4 mi 00:44 10:00 pace

    Easy run...chatted with new friends.

  4. RUN
    blah The Runner's Soul - Team Luna... 4.4 mi 00:44 10:00 pace

    Struggled to get my wind back after a month and a half hibernation after the St. Jude's Marathon. Body was pretty banged up after a marathon triumvirate end to 2011. Very excited to be back ... read more

  5. #dailymission What should be a rule for locker room etiquette? I believe McSweeney's had a good suggestion a couple month's back! ... read more

  6. Here is what the Chicago Marathon finisher's medal will look like... http://www.lastingcommemoratives.com/item/2730/original-artwork-medal-and-photo-display-chicago-marathon-2011

  7. RUN
    good Lyons, IL 4 mi 00:38 09:29 pace

    Listened to HBR's Ideacast and thought random thoughts. Watched my pace trying to back it up to a 10-10:30...oh well.

  8. #dailymission Do you wear compression sleeves/shorts/shirts and for what reason do you or don't you use them?

    I do not believe the hype when it comes to compression gear. I haven't had ... read more

    • Penny M.
      Penny M.

      I have some compression running tights but I bought them because they were cute ; ) I did notice my knees felt great wearing them though.

      about 3 years ago Like

  9. RUN
    great Bucktown 5K 3.11 mi 00:29 09:19 pace

    I forgot my GPS, but was trying for a 10-10:30 pace due to next week's Chicago Marathon. Was faster finish than I wanted, but felt strong and comfortable throughout the race.

    Great weather..... read more

  10. RUN
    good Salt Creek Trail 8 mi 01:14 09:15 pace

    I failed to look at my GPS during the first 3 miles and my pace was way too fast around 8-8:15. My goal is to hold a 10:30 pace for the Chicago Marathon next week, because my lack of big milage th... read more

  11. #dailymission If someone says to you "why would you want to run a Marathon"? How do you respond? They say "it's not good for your body" How do you respond?

    1) Anyone can r... read more

  12. Shared Photo

    #dailymission If you could train with anyone in the world, who would it be? Jenn Shelton

    • Christie
      Christie

      Jen Shelton would be AWESOME to train with! My friend actually met her a few months ago!

      about 3 years ago Like

    • Annette
      Annette

      Great Choice and I would bring the 6-Pack ;)

      about 3 years ago Like1 person

  13. RUN
    good 5 mi 00:44 08:52 pace

    My right ankle did not feel right after this run was over. No swelling or bruising.

    Hopefully a day off and some tweaking on my gait will help alleviate whatever is going on here.

  14. RUN
    good Salt Creek Trail 4 mi 00:39 09:41 pace

    Ankle was pretty sore the first mile, but smooth sailing 2-4!

  15. For any Chicagoians: Free concert Broken Social Scene concert tonight at 8pm by Wrigley! They are one of my favorite bands, I am pumped....details: ... read more

  16. #dailymission Is there a race you regret? "In order to survive, gotta learn to live with regrets" Jay-Z - I want to say I regret the LA Marathon...I really screwed up my knee and came ... read more

  17. #dailymission Do your children run/bike/swim? My children do not exist yet, but when they do...if it's a boy he is going to be a kicker in the NFL and will most likely prefer biking, if its a... read more

  18. RUN
    good Lyons, Brookfield, LaGrange, ... 16 mi 02:58 11:07 pace

    Left ankle still tender from yesterday, but I think a day off should help it out.

    Had flashbacks to the LA Marathon with the 50 degree weather and light rain...no wind and heavy rain allowed me no... read more

  19. Running playlist worthy!!! Wilco's Art of Almost: http://soundcloud.com/vemeko/wilco-art-of-almost