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



Chicago Area Runners Association 2004-2010
Circuit
Life Time
Races

This Year


Date
Finish Time
(Pace)
Age Graded
%
Time

Race
Age Group Place
CommentsImage

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.

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.

424
35
10/26/2008
0:53:31.0
8:36.8
65.5
0:40:47.1
Frank Lloyd Wright Races 10K
Oak Park IL
3 (65-69)
Well run event, good price, parking OK, nice shirt, good breakfast after run. Used gear check. Liana, Mara & Zann participated.

414
25
07/10/2008
0:24:05.4
7:45.2
70.3
0:18:27.5
Sundowner 5K
Joliet IL
1 (65-69)
Nice event - burgers & beer; awards are now Dick Pond clothing - yuck!!,

396
7
03/30/2008
0:39:44.0
8:00.0
69.3
0:30:36.2
Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K
Chicago IL
6 (65-69)
A very raw day, light rain started about half way through race. Got chilled after finish. Parked near Field Museum. Matt ran with friends.

12/31/2007CARA Participation Award
1 CARA Registered or Circuit Race at each distance (5K or 4 Miles; 8K, 5 Miles or 10K; 10 Miles; Marathon, Half-Marathon, 25K, 30K, 50K or 50M)
CARA Participation Award

382
28
10/07/2007
4:53:07.0
11:10.8
54.3
3:46:11.9
Chicago Marathon
Chicago IL
19 (65-69)
Record heat - close to 90°, Race stopped at some point. Very difficult day but so far I seem to have gotten through it OK but slow.

378
24
09/03/2007
1:28:00.0
8:48.0
64.9
1:07:49.8
Park Forest Scenic 10
Park Forest IL
6 (65-69)
Made it through without it being the worst. Will have to carefully prepare for the Chicago Marathon

364
10
06/10/2007
0:23:36.0
7:35.8
70.6
0:18:23.9
Band on the Run Run 5K
Orland Park IL
1 (65-69)
First race after a month off with PT. Course was probably short. Felt pretty good in spite of 15 minute start delay. No tightness after about 2-300 yards.

360
7
03/25/2007
0:38:01.0
7:38.9
71.7
0:29:33.2
LaSalle Bank Shamrock Shuffle 8K
Chicago IL
4 (65-69)
Unexpectedly warm, Sunny day. Post race stuff in different location - caused some searching. Surprised by outstanding 4th place medal (engraved with name, time, place) that arrived in the mail!

12/31/2006CARA Circuit Competition Award
Chicago IL
3 (65-69)
First ever award on the CARA Circuit
CARA Circuit Competition Award

12/31/2006CARA Participation Award
1 CARA Registered or Circuit Race at each distance (5K or 4 Miles; 8K, 5 Miles or 10K; 10 Miles; Marathon, Half-Marathon, 25K, 30K, 50K or 50M)
CARA Participation Award

351
49
11/04/2006
0:24:47.0
7:58.6
67.2
0:19:19.3
Panther Pounce 5K
Westville IN
2 (65-69)
XC, Race was OK, good facilities, good food.

350
48
10/29/2006
0:47:46.0
7:41.2
72.0
0:37:07.2
Sycamore Pumpkin Festival 10K
Sycamore IL
2 (65-69)
Good run after Gourd 10K yesterday. FIFTH CARA CIRCUIT AWARD - SECOND TIME FOR 2ND PLACE!!

346
44
10/01/2006
1:50:54.0
8:27.9
67.5
1:26:26.1
Chicago Half Marathon
Chicago IL
2 (65-69)
First time for this race - good course, good parking at 6:00 AM, good water stops. FOURTH CARA CIRCUIT AWARD - FIRST TIME FOR 2ND PLACE!!

341
39
09/04/2006
1:21:01.0
8:06.1
69.8
1:03:04.3
Park Forest Scenic 10
Park Forest IL
3 (65-69)
Couldn't maintain pace; slowed even more in the second half. THIRD CARA CIRCUIT AWARD!!

340
38
08/26/2006
0:49:11.0
7:54.9
69.9
0:38:13.2
DeKalb Cornfest 10K
Dekalb IL
3 (65-69)
Very humid, good first two miles and then faded. SECOND CARA CIRCUIT AWARD!!

338
36
08/13/2006
1:46:09.0
8:06.2
70.5
1:22:44.0
Chicago Distance Classic Half Marathon
Chicago IL
3 (65-69)
Better course than last year, good water stops. FIRST CARA CIRCUIT AWARD!!

334
32
07/22/2006
1:24:42.0
8:28.2
66.7
1:05:56.3
Waterfall Glen Xtreme 10 Miler
Darien IL
4 (65-69)
XC start and finish, hilly trail (Big Bertha is at least 2 miles long). Park is on grounds of Argonne National Labs

331
30
07/13/2006
0:23:49.0
7:40.0
69.9
0:18:34.0
Sundowner 5K
Joliet IL
1 (65-69)
Hot & Humid. Nice event - burgers & beer; nice trophy.

329
28
07/01/2006
0:24:32.0
7:53.8
67.9
0:19:07.6
Race for Young Life 5K
Palatine IL
6 (65-69)
Poor race, poor race facilities and operation

327
26
06/18/2006
0:40:11.0
8:02.2
67.6
0:31:31.7
Downers Grove 5 Miler
Downers Grove IL
8 (60-64)
Pretty humid this year, probably 2nd in CARA 65-69 Circuit Points

326
25
06/15/2006
0:24:25.0
7:51.5
67.6
0:19:11.9
Jim Gibbons Male 5K
Chicago IL
2 (60-64)
Fun night run - no problem getting there, good food & drink.

325
24
06/11/2006
1:48:38.0
8:17.6
68.2
1:25:31.0
North Shore Half Marathon
Highland Park IL
6 (60-64)
Maintained pace pretty well but a little slower than I would like. Easy 90 minutes drive. Decent early parking. Not much for refreshments.

323
22
06/04/2006
0:23:25.0
7:32.2
70.5
0:18:24.8
Run for the Roses 5K
Roselle IL
6 (60-64)
Good first mile, 32 second drop off in second mile (1st mile short?)

319
18
05/07/2006
1:50:07.0
8:24.4
67.3
1:26:41.0
Great Western Half Marathon
St. Charles IL
4 (60-64)
Good weather this year. Not able to maintain any pace - very disappointed.

318
17
04/30/2006
0:24:48.0
7:58.9
66.6
0:19:30.0
Ravenswood 5K
Chicago IL
9 (60-64)
Windy, rainy, little warm-up. No speed on a flat course. Started too far back in the pack. Easy to get to and parking available. Modest refreshments.

313
12
04/09/2006
1:49:26.0
8:21.2
67.7
1:26:08.7
Valpo Mini-Marathon
Valparaiso IN
4 (60-64)
Much tougher the second year. Couldn't maintain 8 minutes, water stops sucked.

312
11
04/02/2006
0:39:20.0
7:54.8
68.7
0:30:51.7
LaSalle Bank Shamrock Shuffle 8K
Chicago IL
16 (60-64)
First time for this long time Chicago race. Crowded, not much warm-up. Really crowded after race for gear pickup and the post-race party.

311
10
04/01/2006
0:23:35.0
7:35.4
70.0
0:18:32.6
Ringing in Spring 5K
Valparaiso IN
2 (60-64)
Best 5k this year. Jack was back, beat Norm,

309
8
03/19/2006
1:56:31.0
8:53.7
63.6
1:31:43.3
Cary March Madness Half Marathon
Cary IL
10 (60-64)
Sunny day - still a very tough race. Way out of shape. Parking still not a problem at 7:30 - 1hr50' to get there.

12/31/2005CARA Long Distance Award
5 or More Races 10 Miles or Longer
CARA Long Distance Award

12/31/2005CARA Participation Award
1 CARA Registered or Circuit Race at each distance (5K or 4 Miles; 8K, 5 Miles or 10K; 10 Miles; Marathon, Half-Marathon, 25K, 30K, 50K or 50M)
CARA Participation Award

295
58
10/30/2005
0:47:54.0
7:42.5
71.1
0:37:34.9
Sycamore Pumpkin Festival 10K
Sycamore IL
9 (60-64)
Good run 3 weeks after marathon. Still feeling strong.

291
54
10/09/2005
3:50:57.0
8:48.5
67.6
3:01:48.2
Chicago Marathon
Chicago IL
36 (60-64)
Competitive start helped a little, last 10K difficult, blood in urine. OK time - would have liked sub-3:45

289
52
09/24/2005
0:22:42.0
7:18.4
72.7
0:17:50.9
Park Ridge Charity Classic 5K
Park Ridge IL
9 (60-64)
2nd fastest 5K this year. Flat & fast course. Disappointed in 9th place finish. Awards 6 deep in 60-64.

288
51
09/18/2005
2:10:45.0
8:25.0
68.1
1:42:55.6
National Heritage Corridor 25K
Channahon IL
2 (60-64)
Very nice race, trails along I&M canal. Great trophy, sweatshirt, refreshments. Completed 5.5 extra miles of training for a 21 mile day.

285
48
09/05/2005
1:18:05.0
7:48.5
71.7
1:01:23.3
Park Forest Scenic 10
Park Forest IL
8 (60-64)
Good run - right on target. Slowed a little in the second half.

284
47
08/27/2005
0:48:18.0
7:46.4
70.5
0:37:53.8
DeKalb Cornfest 10K
Dekalb IL
6 (60-64)
Good run in longest training week so far this year (>50 miles).

278
41
08/07/2005
1:50:49.0
8:27.6
66.9
1:27:14.1
Chicago Distance Classic Half Marathon
Chicago IL
9 (60-64)
Warm & Humid, tight course

274
37
07/17/2005
0:53:10.0
8:33.4
64.0
0:41:42.9
Chicago Big 10K
Chicago IL
10 (60-64)
Hot and Humid. Lots of water - not bad to get to. A few minutes to exit. OK race - modest stuff afterwords.

272
35
07/13/2005
0:23:38.0
7:36.4
69.9
0:18:35.0
Friendship Run 5K
Highland IN
3 (60-64)
A little humid, back from Michigan at 3:00PM.

267
30
06/25/2005
0:25:22.0
8:09.9
65.1
0:19:56.7
I Run/Walk 5K For Autism
University Park IL
8 (60-64)
Flat, many sharp turns, good faciliies, great refreshments.

265
28
06/19/2005
0:39:32.0
7:54.4
68.1
0:31:18.1
Downers Grove 5 Miler
Downers Grove IL
4 (60-64)
Lots of rolling hills, decent facilities/parking, not much for refreshments.

263
26
06/12/2005
0:50:04.0
8:03.4
67.4
0:39:39.5
Walter Payton Sweetness Run 10K
Aurora IL
4 (60-64)
Slow start and no energy to pick it up. Very humid

262
25
06/05/2005
0:23:41.0
7:37.4
69.1
0:18:46.9
Run for the Roses 5K
Roselle IL
7 (60-64)
Good race (facilities, parking, refreshments) overall.

257
20
05/21/2005
0:30:38.0
7:39.5
69.6
0:24:15.9
Just A Little Run 4
Lansing IL
4 (60-64)
Sunny, getting warm at the end. Mile Markers off.

253
16
05/01/2005
1:47:02.0
8:10.2
68.6
1:25:05.5
Great Western Half Marathon
St. Charles IL
4 (60-64)
A little tight, not energized. Good course, pretty cool at start.

247
10
04/02/2005
0:22:51.0
7:21.3
71.7
0:18:07.2
Ringing in Spring 5K
Valparaiso IN
2 (60-64)
Best 5k this year. Jack was back.

12/31/2004CARA Long Distance Award
5 or More Races 10 Miles or Longer
CARA Long Distance Award

12/31/2004CARA Participation Award
1 CARA Registered or Circuit Race at each distance (5K or 4 Miles; 8K, 5 Miles or 10K; 10 Miles; Marathon, Half-Marathon, 25K, 30K, 50K or 50M)
CARA Participation Award

230
40
10/10/2004
3:59:17.0
9:07.6
64.6
3:10:13.8
Chicago Marathon
Chicago IL
67 (60-64)
A little slow, crowd too big, competitive start might help

226
36
09/06/2004
1:22:28.0
8:14.8
67.2
1:05:27.7
Park Forest Scenic 10
Park Forest IL
7 (60-64)
Very Humid, could not keep 8 minute pace

217
27
08/01/2004
1:51:45.0
8:31.8
65.7
1:28:50.4
Chicago Distance Classic Half Marathon
Chicago IL
5 (60-64)
Hot & humid, felt bloated, no strength

210
20
06/26/2004
0:23:09.0
7:27.1
70.7
0:18:21.5
I Run/Walk 5K For Autism
University Park IL
7 (60-64)
Flat, many sharp turns, good faciliies

205
15
05/22/2004
0:30:18.0
7:34.5
69.8
0:24:12.8
Just A Little Run 4
Lansing IL
2 (60-64)
Hot & Humid, poor water stations, no split at 2 miles

201
11
04/18/2004
1:26:50.0
8:41.0
63.2
1:09:35.8
Tellabs 10 Mile Trail Run
Naperville IL
2 (60-64)
Not a good run, too tired. Didn't expect an award so I didn't stick around. But I went back to get it - had lunch with Ron Drake (good friend and former Amoco employee also) in Naperville.

199
9
04/03/2004
0:22:31.0
7:14.8
72.1
0:18:00.4
Ringing in Spring 5K
Valparaiso IN
4 (60-64)
Sunny & cool, good run - 4th place due to outside ringer

197
7
03/21/2004
1:50:50.0
8:27.6
65.6
1:28:58.6
Cary March Madness Half Marathon
Cary IL
6 (60-64)
Very tough race, no endurance at 8 min