2018 has been an epic year for my health. 4,003 miles on the bicycle, 1,036 miles running and 32 miles swimming – and open heart surgery.
This morning I decided to do a run around Lake Hefner in OKC for a change of pace. This is normally a 10 mile run, but this morning the weather was especially pleasant, especially for the last day of July. About 7 miles into my run my legs were feeling great, nothing was hurting, and […]
Today I learned another lesson about nutrition for long runs and rides. When I first started running my focus was to lose weight and get fit. I never ate before a run and never, ever ate during a run. Of course my long runs were 3 miles in about 45 minutes. Eventually those got longer, […]
Today I got cold. Really cold. And it was only 42 degrees outside, but enough to give me the shivers. Kay left town on a ski trip and the weather was going to be in the 60’s so I decided to go for a nice long ride on my Giant TCX bicycle. I had just […]
I just got back from a nine mile run – my second this week – and thought “that was pretty easy”. It reminded me of my first long 8 mile run about 6 months ago. I dropped Kay’s Chrysler Crossfire convertible off at Bob Howard Dodge for some service and ran home 8 miles. Well, […]