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John Gunn Patient Expert

California
I'm just a regular 40 year old guy trying to set a good example for my two young daughters and keep my wife from patting my belly as a way to remind me of my obligation to stay healthy for my family. My blog is a personal journal of my experiences as a runner going into middle age, as well as a... Full Bio
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3/06/2011 by John Gunn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Sheesh - I haven't written in awhile. No point in having this blog thing unless I use it...been a very busy past few months though, so I'll excuse myself. Hope to be able t ... Read on »
5/15/2010 by John Gunn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Decent run today. Absolutely beautiful weather, which put me in mind of my childhood for some reason. It's the type of day where everything is just right - clear and crisp ... Read on »
1/21/2010 by John Gunn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Been pretty active lately with my runs, but not very good about follow up with the diary. Have completed about four 5 to 6 mile outings with varying degrees of quality and ... Read on »
1/3/2009 - 2:15pm by John Gunn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Spent the morning - while cooking a large breakfast - mulling over whether it would make sense to try to get out for a run since a light snow had been falling all morning. ... Read on »
01/01/2010 by John Gunn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Took that run in the rain on Christmas eve and then came down with a bit of a cold. Go figure.  We got a bit of snow yesterday, but only about and inch and a half a ... Read on »
Driech...Saturday - 12/26/09 by John Gunn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running About 36 degrees, but very windy as a light but steady rain came down the entire run. Headed out at about noon and ran about 4 1/2 miles - lengthening my standard route b ... Read on »
Thursday - 12/24/09 by John Gunn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Temp: 34 degrees Humidity: 65% Wind: 9 mph/NNW Wind Chill: 26 degrees Clear; Sun God forbid I ever refer to my activity on the road as "jogging", but I have ... Read on »
No New Year Resolutions by John Gunn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I resolve to make no New Years resolutions. They just end up hanging there in front of me ready at a moments notice to cause disappointment. Like my promise to get up to th ... Read on »
12/19/09 by John Gunn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running 12/20/2009 Route Find more Runs in Beacon, New York Spent just about the entire year without writing...Not exactly sure why though being extremely busy could su ... Read on »
Now That's More Like It! by John Gunn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running All I can say is: holy crap! Don't know what got into me, but after months of relative malaise and slothery marinated in way too much food & alchohol, I laid down just about f ... Read on »
Now That's More Like It! by John Gunn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running All I can say is: holy crap! Don't know what got into me, but after months of relative malaise and slothery marinated in way too much food & alchohol, I laid down just about ... Read on »
February 28, 2009 by John Gunn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Right then. Took about a half hour to stretch before running this time. Did as much as I could to loosen up my hip flexors and to get some amount of flexibility around my lowe ... Read on »
February 28, 2009 by John Gunn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Right then. Took about a half hour to stretch before running this time. Did as much as I could to loosen up my hip flexors and to get some amount of flexibility around my lo ... Read on »
Retreat by John Gunn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running At the very least, the deer can finally bugger off back into the woods and leave the poor arborvitae alone. There has been a combination of snow & ice encrusting the 'land' ... Read on »
Retreat by John Gunn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running At the very least, the deer can finally bugger off back into the woods and leave the poor arborvitae alone. There has been a combination of snow & ice encrusting the 'land ... Read on »
Too Long by John Gunn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Took this photo awhile ago with my Blackberry and tweaked it a bit on the computer... Don't know why I'm posting it other than the fact that I sort of like it, and I feel it ... Read on »
Too Long by John Gunn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Took this photo awhile ago with my Blackberry and tweaked it a bit on the computer... Don't know why I'm posting it other than the fact that I sort of like it, and I feel i ... Read on »
Plagued by John Gunn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running So, I ran that race in April...then sprockets came unchained, springs came unwound and other assorted & sundry maladies befell this once intrepid runner. I made it all the w ... Read on »
Plagued by John Gunn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running So, I ran that race in April...then sprockets came unchained, springs came unwound and other assorted & sundry maladies befell this once intrepid runner. I made it all the ... Read on »
adidas Run for the Parks by John Gunn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Not the most flattering picture, but here I am finishing the adidas Run for the Parks last Sunday. I'm feeling pretty good about this run after not having raced for quite ... Read on »