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See Mike Run

California
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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Three Little Runs by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running There's gotta be a song left to sing 'cause everybody can't have thought of everything One little song that ain't been sung One little rag that ain't been wrung out co ... Read on »
Stay in bed world, sleep in peace. by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running But if I had one wish fulfilled tonight  I'd ask for the sun to never rise If God passed the mic to me to speak I'd say "stay in bed, world, sleep in peace" ... Read on »
Christopher McDougall: Are we born to run? by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running See Mike Run, Quiz True or False Women sprinters suck? Paula Radcliffe has the fastest female marathon time on the planet? Paula Radcliffe is 10 minutes ... Read on »
Living in a Prayer by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running everybody looks like someone I just saw 5 minutes  ago if i looked too far in the mirror i know i'd have to run from copper harbour way down to acapulco where the sun ... Read on »
In Winnipeg at Christmas by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running There's lots of snow Very clean, and crisp and hard And glittering like a Christmas card Everywhere you go Rose Fyleman   In Winnipeg At Christ ... Read on »
Hey Rosetta, come run with me? by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running And we don't look back, cause we don't need that And we're going too fast, and we don't want to crash Seeds, Hey Rosetta How was your run? The same question. ... Read on »
Hey Rosetta, come run with me? by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running And we don't look back, cause we don't need that And we're going too fast, and we don't want to,  we don't want to crash Seeds , Hey Rosetta, Seeds How was yo ... Read on »
Harte Trail by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running One of the many off-shoot trails.  This one was particularly inviting.  I followed it for about 1 km.  I received an email f ... 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 »
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 »
Niverville Imagine Half Marathon 2011, Race Report by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running There's something about small town races that makes me happy, so happy in fact that I want to return.  The Niverville Imagine Half Marathon was picture perfect in ever ... Read on »
Bismarck Full Marathon, Race Report by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running On the drive down to Bismarck David explained how he divides marathons into thirds. As with much of what David says, it stuck and has caused me to reflect.  The first third ... Read on »
Bismarck Marathon, Weather by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Saturday Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain showers and isolated thunderstorms in the morning...then chance of rain showers and isolated thunderstorms in th ... 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 »
Bismarck ND Marathon... 28 days and counting. by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I'm pleased with my training for the Bismarck Marathon.  I've pretty well followed my schedule to a tee minus a couple of dropouts due to fatigue.  I skipped one speed ... Read on »
When You Can’t Stand, Run. by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It is an ordinary Tuesday afternoon as Tuesday afternoons tend to be, except that I am flying home from an extended visit to France, nearly ready to return a copy ... Read on »
My Back Yard by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Aside from the Sunday long runs, all my training has been solo leaving me oodles of time to reflect and take stock, to sort out family issues, to dream, to feel the cad ... Read on »