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



2010
Life Time
Races

This Year


Date
Finish Time
(Pace)
Age Graded
%
Time

Race
Age Group Place
CommentsImage

12/31/2010PSRR Circuit Competition

1 (Junior-Senior)
1st Place (5 Points)

12/31/2010Gold Cup Competition

1 (65-69)
1st Place 1000 Points
Norm Eikman 2nd
Joe Wenckus 3rd

Gold Cup Competition

513
41
12/11/2010
0:55:11.4
8:52.9
64.8
0:41:13.9
Rillito River Run 10K
Tucson AZ
4 (60+)
First race in AZ since 2009. I've been eating way too well and having difficulty getting in training miles. Hence the weight is increasing. No shirts. Very low key event.

512
40
11/20/2010
0:25:24.7
8:10.8
68.0
0:19:05.8
Turkey Trot 5K
Orland Hills IL
3 (60-69)
Good run for being out of shape. Felt a little dizzy after warm-up but nothing after the race. Got a sweatshirt with race day registration. Coffee and cookies after race were great!

511
39
11/07/2010
0:53:45.0
8:39.0
66.5
0:40:09.4
Canal Connection 10K
Utica IL
7 (65-69)
More competition each year. VFW parade at 1:00 PM caused some logistics issues but everything worked out. Great sweatshirt, good food, scenic run.

510
38
10/02/2010
0:34:15.0
11:01.4
50.4
0:25:44.3
Crazy Legs 5K Trail Run
Westville IN
2 (60-69)
New race - Bluhm County Park. Narrow trails with lots of turns and tree roots. One muddy crossing. Overall enjoyed it - no pressure. Fairly small turnout. Lots of raffle prizes. Lots of Marathon bars.

509
37
09/11/2010
0:41:50.0
8:22.0
68.1
0:31:18.0
Popcorn Panic 5
Valparaiso IN
3 (65+)
Not in great shape again this year. First mile was 8:45 so I managed to do a reverse split. Fortunate to get 3rd in AG. Norm had a terrific race today - about 4 minutes ahead of me.

508
36
08/28/2010
0:33:26.0
8:21.5
67.4
0:25:03.5
Kouts Country Classic 4
Kouts IN
2 (60-69)
Now hosted at the new high school, lots of parking. Got lucky - 2nd place as the oldest guy in a 10 year age group! Still a low key race, few awards, use popsicle sticks and no bib numbers.

507
35
08/22/2010
0:42:04.3
8:24.9
67.7
0:31:28.7
Race To The Taste 5
Valparaiso IN
1 (65-69)
First time as a Gold Cup race - well run and terrific awards. Course improved over last year. Top 3 in my age group were within 10 seconds!

506
34
08/14/2010
0:25:04.7
8:04.3
68.9
0:18:50.8
Rotary Ramble 5K
DeMotte IN
1 (65-69)
Very humid - faded fast after first mile. RRCA Regional Championship event so I guess I'm a 4 time RRCA age group Champion (2 Regional, 2 State)!

505
33
08/07/2010
0:25:07.1
8:05.1
68.8
0:18:52.6
Runnin' with the Devils 5K
Lowell IN
1 (65-69)
Slight course change from last year - improvement. Great weather for August. Did a reverse split - maybe it was the Haagen Daz last night!

504
32
07/31/2010
0:45:25.2
9:05.0
62.7
0:33:59.0
Buckley 5 Miler
Lowell IN
2 (65-69)
Lots of rain before and some during the race. The last two miles through the fields were pretty muddy. Unique awards this year - cow bells!

503
31
07/24/2010
0:27:24.6
8:49.3
63.0
0:20:35.9
Kankakee Area YMCA 5K Run
Kankakee IL
3 (65+)
Intermittent rain - delayed start for 10 minutes, course altered at the last minute due to downed trees - ended up being about a quarter mile too long. I managed to get 3rd place and a very nice trophy.

502
30
07/21/2010
0:25:16.7
8:08.2
68.3
0:18:59.8
Friendship Run 5K
Highland IN
1 (65-69)
A fun night! NWI Times photographer took pictures for today's newpaper article. Race Director Joe Mis provided pizza and beer after the race at Langel's - great time with everyone! Men ran first this year (5 minute interval) but I couldn't beat the first woman. (Car damaged while at Langel's - didn't notice until Saturday morning.)

501
29
07/17/2010
0:58:46.0
9:27.5
60.9
0:43:54.3
Venetian River Run 10K
St. Joseph MI
2 (65+)
The 500th finish! Mara accompanied me with signs and rallied the crowds! Great fun. I wasn't sure I could finish - the humidity really took it out of me. I had forgotten about the two hills in the first 5K.

500
28
07/15/2010
0:25:47.3
8:18.0
67.0
0:19:22.8
Sundowner 5K
Joliet IL
2 (65+)
Shade really helped out. Had to park 1/2 mile away so warmed up by walking to/from car a couple of times. Winston Rasmussen got 1st place. Met John Quinton. Beer & burgers were good.

499
27
07/10/2010
0:28:13.1
9:05.0
61.2
0:21:12.4
Running Wild 5K
Michigan City IN
1 (65-69)
Most cost effective race on the Gold Cup circuit - includes unique awards plus food and beer afterwords - GREAT!

498
26
07/07/2010
0:56:23.7
9:04.6
63.4
0:42:08.0
Dirty Red 10K
Crown Point IN
1 (65-69)
New race in Lemon Lake Park - mostly cross country. Very low key. Not much for refreshments after the race. Fortunately, not much mud.

497
25
07/03/2010
0:40:55.1
8:11.0
69.6
0:30:36.9
Brickyard Run 5
Hobart IN
1 (65-69)
Slight course change. Dry air for a change. Consistent pace but slow

496
24
06/27/2010
0:26:41.3
8:35.4
64.7
0:20:03.4
Festival 5K
Portage IN
1 (65-69)
Different Course again. Norm not pushing it tonight. Lots of food after race.

495
23
06/26/2010
0:24:51.1
8:00.0
69.5
0:18:40.6
Firecracker 5K
Chesterton IN
1 (65-69)
Revised course - better (but perhaps long)! Poor awards (tech shirts). Great food, easy logistics.

494
22
06/20/2010
1:36:56.7
10:24.1
55.9
1:13:13.4
Bride of Zoy 15K
Chesterton IN
2 (65-69)
Almost 3.5 miles on the beach. Liana ran it and got a first place in her AG.

493
21
06/12/2010
0:59:09.7
9:31.3
59.8
0:44:39.0
Munster Rotary Run-A-Round 10K
Munster IN
1 (65-69)
Not a good day for both races but got through it.

492
20
06/12/2010
0:27:39.2
8:54.0
61.8
0:20:59.7
Munster Rotary Run-A-Round 5K
Munster IN
1 (65-69)
Very humid - couldn't maintain any pace.

491
19
06/06/2010
0:26:33.1
8:32.8
64.4
0:20:09.5
Field Station Frenzy 5K
Chesterton IN
1 (65-69)
Decent turnout considering Sunburst yesterday. Matt was 2 minutes ahead of me. I was about 2 minutes slower than last year. Norm dropped out because of heart problems.

490
18
06/05/2010
1:58:32.9
9:03.0
65.1
1:29:38.0
Sunburst Half Marathon
South Bend IN
2 (65-69)
Very humid. Ran more conservatively this year plus carried my water bottle. Felt better at the end (3 minutes slower). Course improved over last year.

489
17
05/29/2010
0:27:00.1
8:41.5
63.3
0:20:30.0
2 Big Hearts 5K
Long Beach IN
2 (65-69)
Don't need to do this again. Challenging course but nothing else memorable. Started 15 minutes late, same award for everyone, tight parking.

488
16
05/23/2010
2:37:49.5
10:09.6
58.7
1:59:19.9
National Heritage Corridor 25K
Channahon IL
3 (65+)
Heat won this race. I really didn't have anything.

487
15
05/08/2010
0:52:25.9
8:26.3
67.5
0:39:34.2
HFA 10K
Hammond IN
1 (65-69)
Good starter race. Mostly run on asphalt trail. Low budget - ribbons for awards.

486
14
05/01/2010
0:25:48.0
8:18.3
66.3
0:19:35.2
Spirit Run 5K
Valparaiso IN
1 (65-69)
Warmest race of the year so far. Not much energy. Hills take the toll even though modest.

485
13
04/25/2010
1:28:41.6
8:52.2
65.7
1:07:00.5
Race the Lake Ten Mile
Cedar Lake IN
1 (65-69)
New race directed by Frank Johnson. Needs a little better traffic control, missed first mile mark. Finisher medals AND age group awards. Small race - venue will need some work if it gets much bigger. Threatening rain - missed most of it until awards ceremony - moved into club house.

484
12
04/24/2010
0:25:10.5
8:06.2
67.9
0:19:06.8
Spring Fling 5K Ramp Run
Hammond IN
1 (65-69)
Good day for a race! Decided at the last minute to do this one because I hadn't run many miles this week. See what happens tomorrow for the 10 mile race.

483
11
04/17/2010
1:27:39.3
8:45.9
66.4
1:06:13.4
Taltree Ten
Valparaiso IN
1 (65-69)
Very brisk day with that wind. Tried to reverse split but wind made it impossible. Probably the oldest person in the race today - still in the first 50% though! RRCA State Championship

482
10
04/10/2010
0:53:27.1
8:36.1
66.2
0:40:20.4
Rockdale Ramblin' Run 10K
Rockdale IL
2 (65-69)
Good event if weather is decent - no shelter for runners. Managed a reverse split due to early hills.

481
9
04/03/2010
0:24:58.2
8:02.2
68.5
0:18:57.4
Ringing in Spring 5K
Valparaiso IN
2 (65-69)
Marginal day with spring showers to "Ring in Spring". Not able to generate much speed. Largest field ever for this race.

480
8
03/27/2010
0:53:15.0
8:34.2
66.5
0:40:11.3
LaPorte YMCA Run 10K
La Porte IN
2 (65-69)
Got slower as the miles went by. Norm Eikman in age group now - not many 1sts this year.

479
7
03/21/2010
0:45:20.0
9:07.2
61.9
0:34:15.5
Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K
Chicago IL
16 (65-69)
A very cold day, light rain at the start, high winds off the lake. Parked at Soldier Field. Matt ran with friends; Liana did her first Chicago race! Settings on my Garmin 201 caused about 2 minutes of my time to not be recorded.

478
6
03/13/2010
0:24:33.5
7:54.3
69.6
0:18:38.7
Runnin' with the Irish 5K
Chesterton IN
1 (65-69)
Very chilly before the race. Wore Strider wind breaker and got too hot. Neither Norm or Bob at race so likely got my last first place in 65-69 for this year.

477
5
03/06/2010
0:30:42.5
9:53.0
55.7
0:23:18.8
Foot Pursuit 5K
Valparaiso IN
1 (65-69)
Sunset Hill Farm - XC. Snow, mud, ice - beautiful, sunny day; nice shirt, good food, engraved Hoosier bats (minature) for awards

476
4
02/14/2010
0:44:55.4
8:59.1
62.8
0:33:56.9
Frosty 5 Mile
Channahon IL
3 (65+)
Roads clear & sunny. No energy - didn't eat anything all morning. Big mistake! Winston Rasmussen got 1st.

475
3
02/14/2010
0:25:30.8
8:12.7
67.0
0:19:22.2
Valentine 5K
Valparaiso IN
1 (65-69)
Roads clear, sunny - great day for this run. Picked out nice large trophy

474
2
02/07/2010
0:26:12.7
8:26.2
65.2
0:19:54.0
Winterfest 5K
Kankakee IL
2 (65+)
Good weather; consistent pace of about 8:30, no problems - just slow.

473
1
01/17/2010
0:25:18.5
8:08.8
67.6
0:19:12.8
MidWinter Cruise 5K
Park Forest IL
1 (60+)
Decent weather (overcast/almost fog), streets were clear, met pace goal.