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Glenn Jones

California
As a youngster, I had always been pretty active. I was never really an athlete, even though I played basketball and tennis in high school. But, I was an avid outdoorsman (I know - how can a big city guy be an outdoorsman?). I enjoyed fishing, hiking, backpacking, and hunting. I spent many a day in... Full Bio
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Well…. by Glenn Jones Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I *did* have every intention of coming back. In the meantime, promotion and a new position at work. It’s 10:30 (PM) and I’m just wrapping up my day. Something has to give. ... Read on »
So, That was a Nice Vacation by Glenn Jones Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It’s the 19th of January. My last post here prior to the end of 2014. To say that I’m not motivated is an understatement. So, it’s back to Motivation 101. For me, moti ... Read on »
Annual Wrap Up–almost by Glenn Jones Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Well, with a couple of weeks left to go, I decided to look at how I’m doing this year. Hmm. I guess there’s a reason you haven’t heard from me since Thanksgiving. ... Read on »
Now that *that’s* over.. by Glenn Jones Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Thanksgiving is always a festive time at the Jones household. This old man gets to dust off the apron and put together a feast for the family that gathers at the abode. Th ... Read on »
It took a while… by Glenn Jones Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I’m still here. It only took five weeks for me to remember to lace up my shoes. Got out for 2.7 miles on Saturday and a mile on Sunday. Still trying to be methodical a ... Read on »
Lost…. by Glenn Jones Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Somewhere along the way I got lost. Since this blog is my line of accountability, I figured I should fess up. So, starting today, it’s back to work. Goals: ... Read on »
Do I Need a New Name? by Glenn Jones Posted in: Blog Posts in Running So, it's been two weeks since I last hit the sidewalks for any type of excercise. I'm not sure "The Running Fat Guy" applies. Oh well. at least I 've been watching the ca ... Read on »
Sort of Kind of by Glenn Jones Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I’m limping along… Wednesday Distance: 2.66 miles @16:44 Calories: –377 Thursday Distance: 0 Calories: +528 Friday: Distance: 0 Calorie ... Read on »
Marathon Weekend! by Glenn Jones Posted in: Blog Posts in Running But alas. Not for me. It was this weekend 4 years ago that I ran my last organized race – the Long Beach Half. I reminisced about that death march on my way to my office t ... Read on »
A little down … by Glenn Jones Posted in: Blog Posts in Running And I don’t mean weight wise. Long nights at work last week, followed by fighting a cold this week means exercise has pretty much been an after thought. This cold has me a ... Read on »
Still Around by Glenn Jones Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Life (work) has gotten in the way this last week. Had some major hours last week that kept me off the paths during the week. Then a big poker session on Saturday night th ... Read on »
Mother Nature's Ugly Side by Glenn Jones Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Hey folks. No posting in a week because there's been no activity. As mentioned in an earlier post, there are a couple or three weeks every year where you could mistake So ... Read on »
Another Week? by Glenn Jones Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Wow. I hadn’t realized that I hadn’t posted in a week. I’m keeping up with calorie tracking (not always successfully tracking to my goal) and I’m getting out at least a co ... Read on »
Another Week, Another Pound by Glenn Jones Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Another week in the book. Made it out into the hills for a short 4 miler on Sunday morning. Had grilling to deal with later in the day…. Friday Distance: 2. ... Read on »
Hmmm. I have a year to get ready… by Glenn Jones Posted in: Blog Posts in Running What think ye? This race is through, in my opinion, some of the most beautiful scenery in California… Wednesday Distance: 0 Calories: 201 over Thursda ... Read on »
Has it already been a week? by Glenn Jones Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Hadn’t realized that I had not posted for over a week. Oops! Tuesday Distance: 0 Calories: 224 deficit Wednesday Distance: 2.66 @ 16:05 Calories: 2 ... Read on »
Plugging away by Glenn Jones Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Wait a minute. What’s happening? I’ve made it out the door for a bit of exercise three days in a row… Friday Distance: 0 Calories: 87 over Saturday Dis ... Read on »
Well, Except for Wednesday… by Glenn Jones Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Getting back to the task at hand after a couple week loss of discipline… Monday Distance: 0 Calories: 4 calorie deficit Tuesday Distance: 2.65 miles @ ... Read on »
Still here…. by Glenn Jones Posted in: Blog Posts in Running No. I haven’t run away. Got out a couple times this week, but nothing other than a couple of neighborhood loops. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: Dist ... Read on »
Back to Square One? by Glenn Jones Posted in: Blog Posts in Running No miles this week. I did something to my lower back (just muscular – still stiff and painful though). Also big family party Friday night, so the calories (and I’m sure th ... Read on »