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See Mike Run

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I'm a 55 year old male runner in search of a sub-four hour martahon.  I run two marathons a year in addition to about 4 or 5 half martahons.  Much of my running is done in cold weather.  My record cold-weather run is ten miles in -52 degrees celcius (no, that isn't a typo).... Full Bio
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-29 , feels like -41 by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Brrr, back to cold weather running!  Today's temperature at 8AM was a balmy -29 Celsius with a 17 k/h WNW  wind making it feel like -41 Celsius.   Perfect!  I ... Read on »
... there's such a lot of world to see... by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Two drifters, off to see the world There’s such a lot of world to see We’re after that same rainbow’s end, waitin’ ’round the bend My huckleberry friend, moon river, a ... Read on »
...and someone replied to that letter. by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running To follow this thread, back up two blog posts. Hi Vivian, Now I have more time for a fuller explanation. Some brief history: The marathon was begun 26 years ago by ... Read on »
1000 Mile Challenge by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Looking for some motivation, need a goal, want a personal challenge? Look no further than the 1000 Mile Challenge.   It's simple, log your running miles from ... Read on »
1000 Miles by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I logged mile 1000 for 2009 this morning on the return from The Forks.  When the Garmin rolled over I announced to my group "That's a thousand." and kept on runn ... Read on »
1111 by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Today was a good day. I ran. I worked in the garden. I fixed an electrical outlet that's been out of commission for months. I even had time to make dinner and now I'm pos ... Read on »
26 Reasons to Run 26 Miles by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I'm thinking a few of you runners can relate to this slam  poem on all 26 levels.  I share it with you as Heidi shared it with me. You know it. It's a good ... Read on »
50 miles in 7 days by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My goal this week is to run 50+ miles between Monday, March 28 and Sunday April 3. I usually have at least one or two 50 miler-weeks per marathon. I started d ... Read on »
A 2-4 of Canadians by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running A few things I've learned about the Bismarck Marathon... I am one of 24 Canadians registered for the Bismarck Marathon.. make that a 2-4 of Canadians, appropria ... Read on »
A Great Champion Retires by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Haile Gebrelassie announced his retirement after dropping out of the New York City Marathon last week.  Haile pulled out of the race at mile 16 with a knee ... Read on »
A little cross training... by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Jen and I just returned from a sea-kayaking, eco-tour off the coast of Tofino, Vancouver Island.  We did the same trip last year and enjoyed it so much that we decided to ... Read on »
A perfectly beautiful day... by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Yes friends, it's a perfectly beautiful day for a run. Steel grey skies, foreboding and whisperings of colder weather sure to come. Faint glimmerings of sunlight pokin ... Read on »
A Run Through History by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Mark your calendars... the first annual Run Through History September 26 @ The Forks. Read on »
A Tribute To Ted by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Most of you know by now that Ted Swain died following the Police Marathon. Details are sketchy at this time, but it appears he died from a heart attack. Needless to say t ... Read on »
After a long run... do you smell like a man? by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife sent me this clip... wonder what she's thinking? ;>) Mike Read on »
After the Marathon by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running An old one, but a good one. :>) Mike Read on »
After the Marathon... It hurts so good. by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running To my Fargo homies (and my Utah buddy ) perhaps you can relate to this clip? It's old but I still laugh!  Congratulations to all of you for another successful slow dance. I ... Read on »
Air Force Run by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The inaugural Air Force Run takes place on Sunday May 31 with all proceeds to support two very worthy causes, The Military Family Resource Centre (MFRC) and Soldier ... Read on »
Air Force Run, 2010 by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Good luck to everyone running the 2nd annual Air Force Run tomorrow.  Let's hope the rain holds off!  I'll be running the half, but I don't plan on running for time.  It's ... Read on »
Air Force Run, Race Report by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Melissa on the tarmac. Bernice, John, Lorie David The start... speedy guys up front. Mike, David, Melissa, Lorie at the port-a-potties. Click all photos to enl ... Read on »