My journey to 50 in 50 states

June 16, 2019

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Location:

Kansas city,Mo,United States

Member Since:

Sep 10, 2013

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

Indianapolis Monumental Marathon 11/5/2017 3:21:10

Christie Clinic Illinois Aprin 25 2015 3:23:59

The twin cities marathon 3:28:xxx Oct 5 2014

IMT Marathon Des Moines Iowa 3:25:23 October 20 2013

nebraska national gard mrathon 3:26:27

Prairie Fire Witchita Kansas Marathon 3:43 October 14 2012

Salt Lake City Utah Marathon 3:45 April 2013

SD Rock and rolle Marathon 3:52 June 201

Up coming races:

still looking please advice if  you have good ideas.

Short-Term Running Goals:

2019 wish list:

Do not get injured. No hero business listen listen and stop if it hurts

Never more than 3 days off running. Enough with the excuses

Run and finish at least one marathon in 2019. If not Jogg one

Watch what I put in my body. I'm not 40 anymore

Long-Term Running Goals:

50 marathons in 50 states. Help my kids fall in love with running. 

Personal:

Married with two children. 9 years old boy and a 11 years girl. I was  born and raised in Sudan Africa. Moved to the us at the age 19 to go to school where I met my lovely wife. 

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 130.00 Year: 828.00
GTS 13 Gray Lifetime Miles: 688.25
GTS 13 Blue Lifetime Miles: 75.20
GTS 13 Blue OLD Lifetime Miles: 598.21
Daisy Lifetime Miles: 27.00
Gravity III Lifetime Miles: 103.20
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.000.000.000.0012.00

The first pic is before a 12 miles in a windy 13 deg. I made a point not to go near any gas stations on this run :-)  The wind and my fingers were killing me during the first few miles, but after that the wind died and I wormed up thanks to 4 layers of clothing that I had on. After my few miles on the treadmill last night I would rather freeze than doing that again for 12 miles. You guys are really mentally tough runners to do the TM that often.

This is after 12 miles in a windy 13 deg. My dogs were parking at me when I came in the front door. I don't think I looked that scary did I ? :-) loved this run.

Comments
From I Just Run on Thu, Feb 19, 2015 at 12:32:28 from 67.79.11.242

Ha ha .... Funny!

From Derunzo on Thu, Feb 19, 2015 at 18:12:42 from 73.218.33.75

I'd be scared if I saw you climbing through my window!

From Tmck on Thu, Feb 19, 2015 at 19:54:33 from 173.198.172.210

Nice job. The cold days are the hardest ones to step out the door, but I always feel like they are the best and most enjoyable runs.

From Matt Schreiber on Fri, Feb 20, 2015 at 07:54:07 from 66.17.107.219

That's awesome! It's funny your dog's were barking at you. Cold runs are fun once in a while. I think the bragging rights are what we're after. :)

From flatlander on Fri, Feb 20, 2015 at 12:41:21 from 76.31.29.220

What about your kids, did they run away? I don't think I would run in those temperatures. The lowest I ever did was 15 with the wind chill, and that was at higher altitude where the effect isn't so bad.

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