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Charles White

I was diagnosed in November of 2005 with metabolic syndrome. I was overweight, had high cholesterol, high triglyceride count, high blood pressure and high glucose count. I was prime for a heart attack at the tender age of 52. My Doctor suggested an 1800 calorie a day diet with restrictions. He... Full Bio
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20 days to the Las Vegas RnR Half-Marathon! December 6. by Charles White Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Training - 5 runs last week! 28.05 miles. 2 maintenance runs, 1 tempo run, ran intervals one day, and ran a 12 mile long run!  I know that I can run it now! Elvis - ... Read on »
2010 – My 100th Run! by Charles White Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Just a quick update…   RUNNING… In 2010, I have run 100 runs as of today!  My run today was 8.08 miles. I have run 552 miles so far this year.  I am putting o ... Read on »
A Great Elvis Run! by Charles White Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I trained for this competition with a good friend, Tom Martin.  I saw a T-shirt during the race that said, “This was a good idea 4 months ago!”  And it was, and it also was ... Read on »
A Half-Marathon that was for the Dog! by Charles White Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I woke up late. I never wake up late.  Most especially, I never wake up late for a run competition. The 2 of us were scheduled to run 13.1 miles at The Slacker Half- ... Read on »
An Award? For Me? Are You Serious?“ by Charles White Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I know. I can’t believe it either. 5:00 AM comes early for a runner/rider that works the afternoon shift. I never set an alarm anymore and I wake up in plenty of tim ... Read on »
Atlanta, Georgia! What a Community! by Charles White Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Atlanta, Georgia! What a whirlwind weekend!  I visited Atlanta, Georgia over Friday, Saturday and Sunday (8/7 to 8/9/2009). I flew out on Frontier Airlines.  I really ... Read on »
Changes by Charles White Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The definition of CHANGES is ‘ To cause to be different: change the spelling of a word.’ That has happened a lot to me lately.  Some of it was not so good, some of it rea ... Read on »
Competer or Completer? by Charles White Posted in: Blog Posts in Running There is a lot of discussion on running.  There seems to be 2 sides (basically).  There are competers and there are completers.  I am a completer.   I love to expe ... Read on »
Corn Should Be Knee High by the Fourth of July! by Charles White Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Running! At least I am…  Not a lot, though.  I do feel better now than I have in a while!  For July, I have 4.60 miles in 2 runs.  I plan on running two days a week for s ... Read on »
Does He Still Blog? by Charles White Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Yes, I do!  Occasionally!   RUNNING - Finally!  I am back at it.  The plan is to run the Las Vegas RnR Half-Marathon in December! August – 10 runs for 31.9 mile ... Read on »
Ever Been to Phoenix? by Charles White Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I have been!  It was a whirlwind trip that lasted 26 hours. I ran as Elvis at the Vegas Rock and Roll on December 6th.  It was a fun race, but you can read about it el ... Read on »
Exercising Again! by Charles White Posted in: Blog Posts in Running 2 Things again today. 1.  Plantar Fasciitis - Doing my exercises and discovering how to waylay the pain! Ever hear of Superfeet Green inserts?  If you have either P ... Read on »
Having Fun as Elvis! by Charles White Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I am having some fun on this run! This event lets us run the famous Las Vegas strip from South of the Mandalay Bay up to Fremont Street and then back again! I’ve c ... Read on »
Hey! Do You Still Like That Bike You Got? by Charles White Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The Motobecane Fantom Cross II – A review! Yes!  I do like this bike.  I give it 4.5 stars out of 5.  Why 4.5?  Because I never give 5 stars to anyone or anything. It ... Read on »
Home Theatre Personal Computer by Charles White Posted in: Blog Posts in Running written by Charlie What? Another article on ho ... Read on »
How Full is Your Jar, Umm… Err…, Life? by Charles White Posted in: Blog Posts in Running When things in your life seem almost too much to handle, when 24 hours in a day are not enough, remember the mayonnaise jar and the 2 Beers.A professor stood before his ... Read on »
I’m having a Time of it! by Charles White Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Ever have one of those months? Plantar Fasciitis.  A forehead laceration.  A bleeding bum. One thing leads to another and, we just have fun is all you can do! Runni ... Read on »
July – Bikes, Running, and a Puppy! by Charles White Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Running - You know, I am feeling better.  Is the Plantar Fasciitis gone? No.  I still feel it.  It is getting better. I’m feeling so good, I’m running more!  In July, ... Read on »
Lamar and The Prairie Punisher! by Charles White Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Part of the fun for this event is the drive down and the drive back. Nothing like a road trip to raise the spirits and make the heart soar. I went to Lamar with my best ... Read on »