Saturday, July 28, 2012


Alright, I have signed up for three more races this year, Not to mention a couple others I am looking at taking part in. However, my energy levels and motivation are kind of down. I need to get my lazy ass out of bed in the morning, get out the door and start getting some quality road time in. Deb and Amy are in California for two weeks. I think I am going to try and take advantage of that by getting out there and getting it done. No worries about waking anyone but myself up. With that being said, I can't wait for them to get back home as well. Love my girls and hate being apart from them. Ran our Mucka Group Run this morning. Only four of showed. Ran with Jody Hodges, who is training for his first full marathon in November. We started off with 75 degrees and 90% humidity. Man, I cannot wait for cooler temps to come back around. Now, I mentioned having three races coming up. First one, for sure, is the Heart & Sole half marathon on Sept 29. This will take place in the heat and humidity of Jonesboro, Arkansas. Fortunately, I can train on the route once or twice before the race. Already have a buddy, from, coming in from Mississippi to run with us. Jody is supposed to sign up as well. Got a couple more Muckas interested in running it. Gotta reperesent. LOL! After all, I am the oldest Mucka signed up. Folling that race, we have the MidSouth marathon on the calendar for November. Funny thing is, after Mucka Mania, the MidSouth folks want us to take over their race. Now, putting on a 5K/10K race is one thing. Taking on a full and half marathon is a whole other ball of wax. We will help them this year and see what all it will take to put on this great race. Fortunately, it is already established and sponsors are intact. Volunteers are our biggest need. This is a Boston Qualifier now. Can't mess it up. After that, I am running the St Jude marathon for the third year in a row. Not to mention, I have Brandon Boger running this as his first full marathon. The bug is spreading and it is addictive. I wonder if they realize that? :) All in all, I am ready to get back in action. I have a trip to Denver in August but, I'm not going to let that slow me down. The elevation may get the best of me but, it better be ready for a fight. :) See you all next time. Stay safe and healthy.

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