Tri - Runner's Roost

A blog from a "Middle of the Pack Marathoner" starting his journey from Newbie to Ironman. The ride is awesome!

I Don’t Wanna Stop

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I started running in January of 2004 to get in shape. I had gained too much weight and felt terrible. I was able to run my first 5K 3 months later. 2 years later and 50 lbs lighter, I have continued to push for greater goals and have run 5 marathons and I am training for an Iron distance triathlon now. Everyday I wake up with a positive attitude towards life, training and my future.
Marathons Completed
Arizona RockNRoll 2007
Salt Lake City Marathon 2006
Steamboat Marathon 2005
Boulder Backroads 2005
Las Vegas Marathon 2005
Why do I Tri?
Should be why do I want to Tri? I want to see just how far I can push myself. With everyday I am in the best shape of my life. And I'm never going back!!!!
Elite Family Fitness-Canon City
BB's Tanning and Massage
Scheduled Races
Littlefoot Triathlon
Bolder Boulder 10K
Highland Ranch Sprint
Boulder Long Triathlon
Redman Iron Distance
6 Days Out
May 29, 2006
I took a look at the weather report for next weekend and it may get hot by the time the marathon is over. So today I decided to do an 8 mile run during the heat of midday. I started out pretty good and had a good pace going for the first 4 miles thenI got really hot. SLowed me down quite a bit more than I had expected. I weight myself after the run and I had lost about 5 pounds. I hope I can get hte marathon over before the heat really sets in next week.

Tomorrow I am going to take a rest day and try and stay off of my feet as much as possible. I have a little nagging R ankle discomfort after today's run. I think I stepped on a rock wrong. So I will rest it and ice it if necessary.
posted by Mondo @ 8:53 AM  
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HPIM0667 Name: John Maynard
Home: Canon City, Colorado, United States
About Me: In 2008 I completed a full Ironman. Since that time I have continued to keep myself in a decent shape with running and hiking. As the years have rolled on so has my midsection. With my 50th birthday behind me I have embarked on another journey in life. This journey will take me into my next decade in the best shape of my entire life. It's time to kick life into overdrive.
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