My Running Club Affiliations Over The Years
Chicago Area Runners Association
Prairie State Road Runners
Calumet Region Striders
Southern Arizona Roadrunners
Park Forest Running & Pancake Club
North Carolina RoadRunners Club

2009

Life Time
Races

This Year
 

Date
Finish Time
(Pace)
Age Graded
%
Time
 
Race
Age Group Place
 
 
Comments
 
 
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429
1
01/18/2009
0:27:57.0
9:00.0
60.6
0:21:24.9
MidWinter Cruise 5K
Park Forest IL
1 (65-69)
Better weather than yesterday - little wind, and sunny. Nice to finally get the running season started!.

430
2
02/01/2009
0:25:24.4
8:10.7
66.7
0:19:28.0
Winterfest 5K
Kankakee IL
2 (65-69)
Good weather; consistent pace of about 8:15, no problems - just slow.

432
4
02/08/2009
0:41:30.9
8:18.2
67.3
0:31:40.3
Frosty 5 Mile
Channahon IL
1 (65-69)
Good weather; wanted to get under 42 so I'm happy with the run. Actually surprised I felt no ill effects from the morning race..

431
3
02/08/2009
0:24:55.3
8:01.3
68.0
0:19:05.7
Valentine 5K
Valparaiso IN
1 (65-69)
A little ice on the roads, felt good but slow.

433
5
03/07/2009
0:25:48.5
8:18.4
65.7
0:19:46.5
Spirit Run 5K
Valparaiso IN
1 (65-69)
Felt good considering the fall on Tuesday - right knee held up OK, started getting stiff. Temperature dropped 10° by the time awards were over and the rain started.

434
6
03/14/2009
0:25:09.0
8:05.7
67.4
0:19:16.2
Runnin' with the Irish 5K
Chesterton IN
1 (65-69)
Last minute course change due to flooding at Wilson Shelter, a few icy spots on the course but all in all, a great recovery from the flood. Very chilly about an hour before the race but gradually warmed up as the sun rose.

435
7
03/21/2009
0:53:09.9
8:33.4
65.9
0:40:31.0
LaPorte YMCA Run 10K
La Porte IN
1 (65-69)
Didn't have much today - Fred beat me by 25 seconds. Decent weather for a change!

436
8
03/29/2009
2:06:06.1
9:37.6
60.6
1:36:19.7
Arizona Distance Classic Half Marathon
Oro Valley AZ
7 (65-69)
Some very long hills, poor toilet availability at start - had to make a pit stop near mile 1. Took off my long sleeved shirt after about 4 miles. Not much for refreshments after the race. Traffic control was very good.

437
9
04/18/2009
1:24:19.1
8:25.9
68.4
1:04:20.6
Taltree Ten
Valparaiso IN
1 (65-69)
Best weather ever for this race. Able to maintain pace going out (and up), slowed through the 2.4 miles of trails and then picked up the pace a little on the last 3.5 miles.

438
10
04/25/2009
0:25:47.5
8:18.1
65.7
0:19:45.7
Spring Fling 5K Ramp Run
Hammond IN
1 (65-69)
Rain started after a minute into the race. Good first mile then fell off a lot!

439
11
05/02/2009
0:33:37.2
8:24.3
65.8
0:25:41.3
Just A Little Run 4
Lansing IL
1 (65-69)
Very nice day for the race. 30 seconds per mile slower than last year!

440
12
05/09/2009
0:41:53.3
8:22.7
66.7
0:31:57.4
Run for Shelter 5
Valparaiso IN
1 (65-69)
Faded badly in the last mile. Matt also ran the 5 mile. Slightly better awards (blue aluminum water bottles) this year.

441
13
05/16/2009
0:49:14.7
9:19.4
60.1
0:37:33.6
Gallery Gallop 8.5K
Gary IN
1 (65-69)
Very chilly. Really slow on the dunes.

442
14
05/23/2009
0:25:55.1
8:20.5
65.4
0:19:51.5
2 Big Hearts 5K
Long Beach IN
1 (65-69)
Challenging course, needed 1 mile water stop, poor awards, minimal refreshments, tight parking.

443
15
05/30/2009
0:24:33.1
7:54.1
69.0
0:18:48.7
Field Station Frenzy 5K
Chesterton IN
1 (65-69)
Good turnout, Matt beat me, Liana got 3rd in her AG, Zann walked and Mara volunteered.

444
16
06/06/2009
1:55:30.0
8:49.0
66.1
1:28:13.8
Sunburst Half Marathon
South Bend IN
1 (65-69)
Got off to a good start but unable to hold pace after a few miles. Logistics not nearly as bad as I feared. Parked at finish (Gold Cup table duty) and walked to start (very easy). Well managed race, good weather.

446
18
06/13/2009
0:50:50.0
8:10.8
69.0
0:38:44.4
Munster Rotary Run-A-Round 10K
Munster IN
1 (65-69)
Felt good throughout run, kept passing people who were ahead of me at Sunburst. Almost caught Mary Zemansky.

445
17
06/13/2009
0:25:23.0
8:10.2
66.8
0:19:26.9
Munster Rotary Run-A-Round 5K
Munster IN
1 (65-69)
Targetted to get under 26, maintained good pace.

447
19
06/20/2009
0:26:18.0
8:27.9
64.4
0:20:09.1
Old Canal Days 5K
Lockport IL
2 (65-69)
Challenging course, OK through two miles and then the "hill"! Jim Harman passed me and I couldn't catch him. Good pork sandwich after race. Now know where race starts!

448
20
06/27/2009
0:24:45.2
7:58.0
69.1
0:18:47.6
Firecracker 5K
Chesterton IN
1 (65-69)
Nice improvements in two years. Plenty of space and facilities. Award medals mis-engraved! (Firecraker)

449
21
07/04/2009
0:39:51.7
7:58.3
70.8
0:30:07.4
Brickyard Run 5
Hobart IN
1 (65-69)
New course is good - plenty of room at the new Hobart high school.

450
22
07/11/2009
1:18:51.0
8:27.6
68.7
0:59:33.3
National Cherry Festival 15K
Traverse City MI
5 (65-69)
Great day for this one! 25° cooler than 30 years ago.

451
23
07/16/2009
0:25:25.5
8:11.0
67.3
0:19:18.2
Sundowner 5K
Joliet IL
3 (65-69)
Race delayed 20 minutes by torrential downpour - really got soaked and chilled. Took all I had to catch and pass Ron Lynn.

452
24
07/25/2009
0:41:44.1
8:20.8
67.6
0:31:32.3
Buckley 5 Miler
Lowell IN
1 (65-69)
Race started 15 minutes late. Nice awards this year.

453
25
07/29/2009
0:25:07.4
8:05.2
68.1
0:19:04.4
Friendship Run 5K
Highland IN
1 (65-69)
Good turn out. Construction still an issue - large levees along north part of trail. Women started 4 minutes ahead of men.

454
26
08/08/2009
0:24:30.0
7:53.1
69.8
0:18:36.0
Rotary Ramble 5K
DeMotte IN
1 (65-69)
Thought the AG record was near 24 - it was near 23. RRCA Regional Championship event this year so I guess I must be Multi-State Champion!

455
27
08/15/2009
0:24:34.1
7:54.5
69.6
0:18:39.1
Runnin' with the Devils 5K
Lowell IN
1 (65-69)
First year on Gold Cup Circuit. Race started 10 minutes late. No water at start. Pretty late start for mid-August. Nice medals for awards.

456
28
08/23/2009
0:41:11.8
8:14.4
68.5
0:31:07.9
Race To The Taste 5
Valparaiso IN
1 (65-69)
New Sponsored Race - well run and nice awards. Misty, cool weather was great - otherwise this could be a hot one. Ron and Bob were there so I couldn't back off even though still recovering from cold.

457
29
09/07/2009
0:40:33.0
8:06.6
69.6
0:30:38.6
Park Forest Scenic 5
Park Forest IL
6 (65-69)
First time for the 5 mile event. Good small event

458
30
09/12/2009
0:40:14.1
8:02.8
70.1
0:30:24.3
Popcorn Panic 5
Valparaiso IN
2 (65+)
Hills took their toll - legs ached in last mile. Really out of shape!

459
31
09/19/2009
0:24:47.4
7:58.7
69.0
0:18:49.2
Wolf Run 5K
Chicago (Hegewisch) IL
1 (65-69)
First time for this one - previously rated as best in Chicago area. Great food after race

460
32
09/20/2009
0:57:54.2
8:28.3
67.6
0:43:42.3
Tower Run 11K
Michigan City IN
1 (65-69)
Got lost - ran about 10K. Real fiasco for Gold Cup.

461
33
09/27/2009
1:56:18.0
8:52.7
66.3
1:27:56.0
Cal City Mini Marathon
Calumet City IL
1 (65-69)
Great day for a run. Couldn't keep the sub 8:30 pace at all. Did maintain pace in the second half to average under 9 minutes.

462
34
10/03/2009
0:25:44.6
8:17.2
66.4
0:19:32.7
Omni Pumpkin Prance 5K
Schererville IN
2 (65-69)
Should have stayed home - no enthusiasm for this race. Got overcharged, not much for refreshments. Don't do this one again.

463
35
10/17/2009
0:27:10.0
8:44.6
62.9
0:20:37.5
Sunrise Sunset 5K
Valparaiso IN
6 (60+)
Sunset Hill Farm - XC. 60+ age group so not even close. No speed anyway. Met Malcom from SD who is moving into to Timberland next spring.

464
36
10/25/2009
0:53:11.0
8:33.5
66.6
0:40:08.2
Frank Lloyd Wright Races 10K
Oak Park IL
5 (65-69)
Well run event, good price, parking OK, nice shirt. Used gear check. Mara & Zann participated. - Mara bought breakfast at Starbucks after run.

465
37
10/31/2009
0:24:56.0
8:01.5
68.6
0:18:55.8
Manda's Race 5K
Chesterton IN
1 (65-69)
Cool and windy. Very well done event but poor awards.

466
38
11/01/2009
0:52:05.0
8:22.9
68.0
0:39:18.4
Canal Connection 10K
Utica IL
5 (65-69)
High water altered course to start and end in Utica. Well organized, nice sweat shirt, good day. Still lots of very good runners over 60!

467
39
11/08/2009
0:32:01.4
8:00.4
69.7
0:24:14.7
Fall Frolic/Jennie Hamilton Memorial 4
Hammond IN
1 (65-69)
Pushed the whole way by Bob Edwards and Dan Sturgell, PUC Circuit medal

468
40
11/14/2009
0:55:53.4
9:00.0
63.3
0:42:10.8
Panther Pounce 10K
Westville IN
2 (65-69)
Lot faster than last year but too slow to keep up with Bob Edwards. Legs really tired.

469
41
11/21/2009
1:25:39.9
8:34.0
68.0
1:04:43.2
Rapha Race 10
Valparaiso IN
2 (65-69)
No frills new race. Low turnout because of no advertising/no contact with Striders. Pretty flat course near airport. 56-69 age group

470
42
11/26/2009
0:50:12.0
8:04.7
70.5
0:37:53.2
Turkey Trot 10K
Valparaiso IN
1 (65-69)
First time for this race - well organized. Traffic control could be improved. Sound system needs improvement, modest awards, long sleeved tech shirts in white.

471
43
12/05/2009
0:25:41.2
8:16.1
66.6
0:19:30.1
Sleighbell 5K Run
Chesterton IN
1 (65-69)
Chilly day (haven't seen many yet this fall!). Nice to have this one resurrected. Nice shirt

472
44
12/12/2009
0:24:30.6
7:53.3
69.8
0:18:36.5
WVLP 98.3 Radio 5K
Valparaiso IN
2 (65-69)
New venue starting at Reiner House. Small turnout. Challenging course. Good refreshments, raffle prizes, holiday tree ornament awards. Poor restroom facilities. Bob passed me in the last 100 yards!

12/31/2009
Gold Cup Competition

1 (65-69)
1st Place 1000 Points
Ron Lynn 2nd
Bob Edwards 3rd

Gold Cup Competition

12/31/2009
PSRR Circuit Competition
Qualified for Award