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Alan W.

Burlington, Vermont
Well I started running in March of 2007 because one of my daughters asked if I would like to run a 5K race with her in Hopkiton Mass.in June. Hay I'm in shape I ride a bike to work this would be easy so I said sure. Well I did my first run it was 1 mile and I thought I was going to die I could... Full Bio
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MapMyRun.com - Training Log for alwagner by Alan W. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running MapMyRun.com - Training Log for alwagner Read on »
Winter by Alan W. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Winter has been toooo long. Got some snow in the beginning but it has all left my area, but I know that could change quick. My ankle has gotten better so I have been runnin ... Read on »
Update by Alan W. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Well I did not do the hike in NY. We did the long trail in Vermont. We started at the Canadian border and hiked south. Had a great time as always. The weather was OK. Day 1 su ... Read on »
Not Running by Alan W. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Well I have not been running since the end of April. I pulled my Achilles tendon. I had trouble walking for a few days. I am hoping that the tendon will be all healed by ... Read on »
Texas Vacation by Alan W. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Just got back from vacation in Texas for a week with my daughter and her family. My wife an I had a great time as we always do when we go down. The weather a perfect no ... Read on »
Update by Alan W. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The weather here has been getting better, so I have been getting some outdoor running. Vacation time almost here. My wife and I will be going to McKinney Texas for the firs ... Read on »
End Of Vacation by Alan W. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Well it's back to work on Monday and I am kind of looking forward to getting back. I did get more running in the normal being home when it is light out. I also spent a lot of ... Read on »
Winter Vacation by Alan W. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It's been some what of a boring vacation. Almost all the snow is gone so I have not gotten to try out my new toy the Mad River Rocket . Which means I have not kidnapped one ... Read on »
Good Start Of A Vacation by Alan W. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I got to run outside today. First time in a while. I was icy and snow covered, but I still liked it better then running on the treadmill. In my last post I had said that th ... Read on »
Latest Update 12/18/2008 by Alan W. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Well the weather has not been the best here in Vermont. We have been getting rain,ice,and snow. So running in the dark after work has not been happening. What I have been do ... Read on »
Getting Help by Alan W. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Well it seems that just as I get in to a groove with my running I end up with some kind of injury. So I contacted a " Running Coach ". The bad news is that he taking a brea ... Read on »
Back At It by Alan W. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Well I am back at running. OK I did not really stop running I just cut back on it. But with the time chance I am doing my running in the dark and that sucks. It is hard eno ... Read on »
Good day today by Alan W. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running We had a wellness clinic at work today. So I had my cholesterol checked and it went down. In 1998 it was 275 First time having it checked. What a shock.. In 1999 it was ... Read on »
Running Again by Alan W. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Well it looks like I am back running again. I did a 5k run in Red Rocks on Sunday and I didn't do too bad. It took about 27-28 minutes. I am planning on running 1-2 miles toni ... Read on »
I Did It. by Alan W. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I just got back from the rock climbing lesson and... It went great. The lesson started out with 1. Showing how to use the harness. 2. Explaining how to hook up the belay ... Read on »
Big Day Coming by Alan W. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Well tomorrow is the big day. I take my first lesson in rock climbing. I picked up a pair of Five,Ten climbing shoes a chalk bag and some chalk on Saturday at EMS. I was no ... Read on »
Small update by Alan W. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Hay I just talked to someone at Petra Cliffs Climbing Center and my first lesson i ntroductory Lessons is on Oct. 7th at 5:30pm Read on »
Not Happy by Alan W. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Well it looks like I will not be running for a while. I kind of over did it and have what they call runners knee. It was bothering me before the hike but I thought that it wou ... Read on »
Vacation by Alan W. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I have not been running for the past week because I have been on a hiking trip on the long trail in Vermont with my son and one of his friends. I hope to be back running on Mo ... Read on »
09/07/2008 by Alan W. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I went for a run to try out my new Brooks Adrenaline™ ASR™ 5 that I got last week. I did the run in Red Rocks which was about 3.25 mile run with a few hills and on dirt paths. ... Read on »