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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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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 »
-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 »
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 »
Chicago Marathon; Race report by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Another marathon under my belt.  It was a tough one, hot but enjoyable -kinda.  45,000 runners and 1.5 million spectators is a sight I won't soon forget.  And Chicago is a ... Read on »
Chicago Bound by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Sorry for being such a blogger-slacker.  I promise to post the Ireland pictures and tell the story.  In the meantime, I'm Chicago bound.  Not going for the Deep Dish or the ... Read on »
Running in Ireland by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I've been running in Ireland for the last few days.  The roads are frighteningly narrow.  I ran 10 miles yetserday and at points I had to turn sideways to let the cars go b ... 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 »
Nature vs. Nike. Were we born to run barefoot? by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Here's an interesting article from one of my favourite Globe and Mail columnists, Leah McClaren.  She recently ran her first marathon with expensive Nike's.  She's ... Read on »
Fun Theory by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Good idea... make exercise fun!   It's a good day,   Mike Read on »
Manitoba Marathon Race Report # 2 by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Wikipedia defines rubric as... ...a scoring tool for subjective assessments. It is a set of  criteria  and  standards  linked to learning objectives that is ... Read on »
Letter to the Editor of the Winnipeg Free Press by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I agree with Kelly's letter to the editor below.  The volunteers are awesome, the fans, although sparse, are enthusiastic, and those karaoke guys rocked!  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 »
Manitoba Marathon Race Report # 1 by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It was a good day to run my 5th marathon.  It was hot, but not too hot.  It was humid, but not too humid.  The cool breeze was soothing and helped keep the co ... Read on »
Manitoba Marathon: Manic Thoughts as the Clock Ticks Down. by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Friday 10:30 AM I'm taking a personal day from work to prepare myself and rest for the marathon on Sunday.  Last night I had a nightmare... it was race morning, ... Read on »
Embrace Life by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This is a good one to share. Buckle up on the way to the race! It's a good  day to be alive. Mike Read on »
Marathon Running and the Heart by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I am participating in a research study entitled The Impact of Full Marathon Running on Cardiovascular Function.   Ok, ok, I lie... the study is really entitled The Im ... Read on »
Manitoba Marathon...the good, the bad, the "what the heck are they thinking?". by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The Manitoba Marathon race committee is looking for feedback from the running community (that's you) to improve their race. After 30+ years it's ripe for a change.  T ... Read on »
Air Force Run, Race Report, 2010 by See Mike Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This year's Air Force Run was a 100% improvement from last year's race.  The race committee is to be commended for pulling out all stops to inch this race towards ... 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 »