So much happened this weekend that it will probably take all week to write about it all. Today I will give you a summary:
Friday – Went to visit a friend who works at a Sports Chiro joint (pun intended) inside a Tri store. Got to test some recovery equipment and attend a talk by an Olympian and world champ triathlete – Jarrod Shoemaker.
Saturday – 4 mile run. Then took the toddler to his first hockey practice. Oh yeah, Mike Modano was on the ice too playing with the kids.
Me and Mo.
Sunday – 14 mile run. Then got the new iPhone. Then an awesome patio lunch. Then took the toddler and went to a pub where we met my dad and watched the Browns play like an actual football team. Also, saw the Indians and Rangers make it to the post season! Also, the Steelers still suck, and that’s a good thing. I also ate a naughty snack as I heard that a new world record was set in the Marathon!
What else? Oh yeah, this weekend I got nominated for FIVE Emmy Awards!!! Did I mention that I’m a TV producer when I’m not running? Here’s a pic from last year where we added #7 to the trophy case!
Don’t be fooled by the fancy photo, I’m actually not wearing pants.
I’ll give more in depth descriptions of what went down as this week progresses. For now, just enjoy this picture of the 4 year old in his first ever hockey gear!
He looks serious!
More to come, stay tuned! Until then, let me know how your weekend went!!!
Categories: Life Times, Running, Video Work
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So it’s been heck-a-humid ’round here recently. That’s made for some really sweaty runs. But the other morning the humidity finally broke out into some rain. Instead of using that as an excuse not to run, I gladly laced em up and got out there. I’ve always liked running in the rain, playing soccer in the rain, whatever in the rain. Now don’t get me wrong…if it’s a downpour, that can be a problem, but if it’s just kind of drizzling, that’s cool…literally. It helps keep me cool and it’s just something different. Since we live in what is becoming an arid state, I’ll take any rain we get. Give running in the rain a try sometime…just not if there is thunder and/or lightning…that’s just plain reckless…hit the treadmill instead in that case…unless you keep your treadmill outdoors…which is also different…and reckless…
Other than that, last night I kept up the weekly track workouts. We did more 400’s. It was hot and humid like normal, but at least we had some cloud cover. I felt pretty good. Turned in some decent splits. We’ve also been making new running friends on the track. It’s like becoming a regular at a bar, but our bar is an oval that we run around. Anyway, we keep seeing the same faces at our oval bar. Pretty cool. Like I’ve said, track work hurts, but it’s nice to see other people toughening out the pain so they can be healthier and faster. Everyone’s training for a different race, but they all know the same means to get them there.
That said, today I’ve got weights again followed by an evening run. I usually run with Thursday Night Social Run, but I think tonight I might check out a new run – PlayTri is a new triathlon shop in town and I hear they have a Thurs eve social run. It starts at 6pm and is on the way home for me, so I might check it out. Always good to have running options.
201 days till the Dopey Challenge. Gonna keep at it!
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