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April 09, 2020

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Member Since:

Dec 19, 2008



Goal Type:

Boston Qualifier

Running Accomplishments:

  • 5k
    Resolution Run 5k:
    1/1/09 20:46 (6:42)
    1/1/10 19:33 (6:18)
    1/1/11 19:23 (6:15)
    1/1/12 19:33 (6:18)
    FSRC Turkey Trot:
    11/20/11 18:50 (6:04)
  • 10k
    Resolution Run 10k:
    1/24/09 42:40 (6:53)
    1/23/10 40:48 (6:35)
    1/22/11 39:40 (6:24)
  • 15k
    Resolution Run 15k:
    2/21/09 1:05:59 (7:06)
    2/20/10 1:04:15 (6:55)
    2/26/11 1:03:46 (6:51)
    2/25/12 1:02:26 (6:42)
  • 20k
    Resolution Run 20k:
    3/21/09 1:27:16 (7:01)
    3/20/10 1:26:46 (6:59)
    3/26/11 1:24:37 (6:49)
    3/24/12 1:25:27 (6:52)
  • 1/2 Marathon
    Grand Columbian 1/2 Iron Relay
    2007 1:58:29 (8:59)
    2010 1:39:07 (7:34)
  • Marathon
    2005 Portland: 3:52:21 (8:52)
    2007 Tacoma: 3:47:17 (8:40)
    2010 Eugene: 3:16:21 (7:30)
    2011 Boston: 3:25:28 (7:51)
    2011 Tunnel: 3:06:30 (7:07)
    2012 Boston: 3:53:56 (8:56)
    2012 Big Sur: 3:23:06 (7:45)
    2013 Tacoma: 3:41:25 (8:27)
    2013 Tunnel Lite: 3:07:33 (7:09)
    2014 Boston: 3:40:35 (8:20)
  • Ultra Marathon
    2013 Defiance 50k: 4:49:12 (9:18)
    2013 Steilacoom 50k: 4:44:06 (9:09)
    2014 R2R 51.9mi: 9:51:40 (11:24)

Short-Term Running Goals:


Upcoming races: Just pacing and volunteering this year. PRs coming in 2016?

St Paddy's Day 1/2 1:50 Pacer 3/12/16

Whidbey Island 1/2 1:45 Pacer 4/?/16

Tacoma City Marathon 3:55 Pacer 5/1/16


No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it.
Heb 12:11

Favorite Quotes:

"Go out and preach the Gospel, and if you have to, use words."† - St. Francis of Assisi

"Life is short; running makes it seem longer." - Baron Hansen

"If you have to ask, you wouldn't understand." HD?

"Rule #1. Cardio - Zombies lead a very active lifestyle, so should you." - Columbus (Zombieland)

"A one that is not cold is scarcely a one at all." - Strongbad

"Running without hills is like motorcycling without corners" -me

Favorite Blog Posts:

Puke and pass

My epic Beatles for Burt blogpost

Vodka at an aid station?

Hot tips for winter running:

Poor man's cleats. this works a LOT better than you would think! Very quick and easy.

Are you cheap like me? Put those little hotties in a ziplock bag and use them again tomorrow!

Kickstart your dead Garmin
Hold down the reset/lap button and the mode button together to get your 205/305/310xt to restart if it won't turn on or if it freezes up.

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 0.00
Brooks Adrenaline GT13-3 Lifetime Miles: 964.63
Shopping Cart Lifetime Miles: 9.60
Total Distance

5 bug free miles :)

From I Just Run on Fri, Jun 03, 2016 at 13:32:03 from

Nice to see some miles! I'm finally on the down side of my problem (except for the other foot I have to have operated on).

From rAtTLeTrAp on Fri, Jun 03, 2016 at 17:23:52 from

Oh no, another operation? Good luck with that. I wish I hadn't done my last one. I think it made it worse.

I'm finally starting to bounce back. I've been able to run once a week for over a month now.

From I Just Run on Mon, Jul 11, 2016 at 08:44:25 from

Hope you're still running...?

From rAtTLeTrAp on Mon, Jul 11, 2016 at 10:07:57 from

Still 5M once a week just to keep my sanity. Not getting any better or worse.

From Tom Slick on Thu, Aug 11, 2016 at 06:46:57 from

It's August rT, what Up with you?

From Tom Slick on Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 10:06:47 from

It's almost October brO-rAtTLeTrAp, did the big eagle swoop down and pluck you from the face of the earth?

From Tom Slick on Sun, Apr 16, 2017 at 10:01:53 from

Hey bRo-rAtLeTrAp,It's Apr 16, '17 and it's been along time since I've heard from you and what's going on in your life. What's up?

From Tom Slick on Tue, May 02, 2017 at 12:39:41 from

Hey bRo-rAtLeTrAp,It's May 2, '17 and it's been along time since any of us have heard from you and what's going on in your life. What's up?

From Tom Slick on Fri, Jul 14, 2017 at 10:46:20 from

Hey you! Are you thinking about doing the Boston 2018?

From rAtTLeTrAp on Fri, Jul 14, 2017 at 11:33:04 from

Hey Slick! Sorry I didn't respond you the earlier messages. I did not get any notifications from them. I'm sloooowly getting back to it. I did 3 five milers two weeks in a row this month. Still a long way from Boston for sure. What are you up to? I haven't been reading the blog for a while.

From Tom Slick on Thu, Oct 05, 2017 at 09:05:47 from

What's up RtrAp?

From Tom Slick on Tue, Oct 31, 2017 at 11:57:59 from

Hello Rt, what's new in your world? Whatcha up too, whatcha gunna be doing in the near future? Got any upcoming races? I think it's high time you check in here on the blog and tell us what's what!

From Tom Slick on Tue, Mar 27, 2018 at 18:00:34 from

are you doing Boston in 20 days?

From rAtTLeTrAp on Tue, Mar 27, 2018 at 18:07:34 from

Never really bounced back after that ankle surgery. Still just a few miles here and there when my daughter wants to run with me.

No races at all on my radar, but my pool game is on point. Lol.

From Tom Slick on Tue, Mar 27, 2018 at 21:52:27 from

Sorry to hear your return to your full Running glory has been hampered, keep up the great fight . God helps those who help themselves! Work it back to good health and be ready for Boston 2019!!!! Iíve got a great pool table here at home and your always welcome here for a game or so.....

From Tom Slick on Mon, Jul 09, 2018 at 14:20:49 from

What's shaking Rt, Are you in the game anymore?

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