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



Southern Arizona Roadrunners 2011-2017
Grand Prix
Life Time
Races

This Year


Date
Finish Time
(Pace)
Age Graded
%
Time

Race
Age Group Place
CommentsImage

12/31/2017Grand Prix Competition

2 (75-79)
Don Branaman 1st 324 Points
Mike Wilson 2nd 320 Points
Roger Watson 3rd Place 189 Points

Grand Prix Competition

710
12
05/27/2017
0:32:28.9
10:27.3
57.7
0:22:29.8
Meet Me Downtown 5K Night Run/Walk
Tucson AZ
Race Route Map
1 (75-79)
Cooler but still HOT! Not a good race - 3 minutes slower than 2 weeks ago. Enjoyed the beer after the race with Sue Mores.
Meet Me Downtown 5K Night Run/Walk

709
11
05/13/2017
0:29:28.3
9:29.2
63.6
0:20:24.7
Tucson 5000
Tucson AZ
Race Route Map
1 (75-79)
Good, consistent pace. Temperature increasing and little breeze.
Tucson 5000

708
10
05/07/2017
1:04:31.2
10:23.0
60.1
0:44:28.0
Cinco de Mayo 10K Run
Tucson AZ
Race Route Map
1 (75-79)
This is one tough race. Managed to run the entire length. Cool weather helped. Good pace (~10 minutes/mile) in the last 2 miles (downhill).
Cinco de Mayo 10K Run

706
8
04/08/2017
1:23:45.9
11:19.2
55.6
0:57:48.2
Sabino Canyon Sunset Run 7.4 Miler
Tucson AZ
Race Route Map
1 (75-79)
Managed to run only 3 miles before walk/run. Managed to average about 10 minutes/mile coming down. Still had to walk some on that last hill. Early start allowed for 60 & Over. I did the regular start at 5:45 PM.
Sabino Canyon Sunset Run 7.4 Miler

705
7
03/19/2017
0:29:48.0
9:35.5
62.9
0:20:38.4
Marana 5000
Marana AZ
Race Route Map
1 (75-79)
Revised course - a little rough in the first quarter but OK after that. Maintained pace about like last week but only beat Don by a minute.
Marana 5000

703
5
03/04/2017
0:32:47.3
10:33.2
57.2
0:22:42.6
Spring XC Classic Men's 5K
Tucson AZ
Race Route Map
1 (75-79)
Still low key. Medals for awards. Men ran first this year - a lot colder!
Spring XC Classic Men's 5K

701
3
01/22/2017
0:40:59.3
10:14.8
59.7
0:28:17.7
Sunrise at Old Tucson Trail Run 4
Tucson AZ
Race Route Map
2 (75+)
Pretty cold for the Women's race - but the sun was nicely over the mountains for the Men's race. Kids race was with the Men's race so pretty distracted for the first mile. Lot of hard breathing.
Sunrise at Old Tucson Trail Run 4

700
2
01/15/2017
1:00:48.6
9:47.2
63.7
0:41:54.6
Sun Run 10K
Tucson AZ
Race Route Map
1 (75-79)
Slow and the course was short. Cold but only light rain.
Sun Run 10K

12/31/2016Grand Prix Competition

1 (70-74)
Mike Wilson 1st 326 Points
Gary Giese 2nd 302 Points
James Brown 3rd Place 263 Points

Grand Prix Competition

697
28
11/24/2016
0:33:05.6
10:39.1
56.6
0:22:55.2
Thanksgiving Cross Country Classic 5K
Tucson AZ
Race Route Map
2 (75-79)
About the same as last year - cool for the women's races and OK for the men's race. Wore my Valpo Turkey Trot long sleeved tech shirt.
Thanksgiving Cross Country Classic 5K

695
26
10/30/2016
2:29:52.3
11:26.4
56.2
1:43:50.7
A-Mountain Half Marathon
Tucson AZ
Race Route Map
2 (75-79)
I met most of my targets for this race (under 65 minutes for mile 6 and 2:30 overall) but I still did the run/walk beginning around mile 11. Gary had a great race and Jim did not so Gary clinched 2nd in the Grand Prix.
A-Mountain Half Marathon

693
24
10/02/2016
0:47:16.5
9:30.6
65.0
0:32:36.9
Jim Click's Run 'N' Roll 8K
Tucson AZ
Race Route Map
2 (75-79)
Good pace even with a little humidity. Caught Gary once and beat Don by 4 minutes. Nancy passed me with 50 yards to go. Awards suck as usual. Gave my $25 shoe certificate to Nancy.

691
22
09/05/2016
1:27:54.0
10:59.3
57.4
1:00:41.1
Saguaro National Park Labor Day 8-Miler
Tucson AZ
Race Route Map
2 (75-99)
Couldn't maintain the pace needed to set the state age 75 record (a minute a mile slower!). Managed to beat Don and Gary ran the 5K so I should get first place in the Grand Prix this year. Shirts very nice this year but awards still suck!
Saguaro National Park Labor Day 8-Miler

682
13
05/28/2016
0:30:57.2
9:57.8
59.6
0:21:47.5
Meet Me Downtown 5K Night Run/Walk
Tucson AZ
Race Route Map
3 (70-74)
Not as hot as last 2 years but it seemed like it. Pretty boring event unless you are an RRCA winner.
Meet Me Downtown 5K Night Run/Walk

681
12
05/08/2016
0:28:44.7
9:15.1
64.2
0:20:14.2
Tucson 5000 5K
Tucson AZ
Race Route Map
3 (70-74)
Best race pace in 12 months although 22 seconds slower than last year.
Tucson 5000 5K

680
11
05/01/2016
1:01:43.2
9:56.0
61.8
0:43:14.1
Cinco de Mayo 10K Run
Tucson AZ
Race Route Map
4 (70-74)
Very tough race. About 2.5 minutes faster than last year but 3rd place was about 7 minutes ahead of me.
Cinco de Mayo 10K Run

678
9
04/09/2016
1:20:42.8
10:54.4
56.7
0:56:36.1
Sabino Canyon Sunset Run 7.4 Miler
Tucson AZ
Race Route Map
1 (70-74)
Managed to run about 3.25 miles before walk/run. Did good in the 5th mile and then slowed down. Still had to walk a 100 yards on that last hill. Only 3 men over 70 this year!
Sabino Canyon Sunset Run 7.4 Miler

677
8
03/13/2016
0:29:06.5
9:22.1
63.4
0:20:29.5
Marana 5000
Marana AZ
Race Route Map
3 (70-74)
Best 5K in a year! Felt good with energy for the entire race. Beat Don in the last mile.
Marana 5000

676
7
03/05/2016
0:31:07.8
10:01.2
59.2
0:21:54.9
Spring XC Classic Men's 5K
Tucson AZ
Race Route Map
4 (70-74)
No beer this year or anything else except this bright green shirt!
Spring XC Classic Men's 5K

672
3
01/24/2016
0:42:18.9
10:34.7
56.9
0:29:41.8
Sunrise at Old Tucson Trail Run 4
Tucson AZ
Race Route Map
5 (70-74)
Even slower than last year. Several new 70 years olds so I wasn't even close to an award. Breakfast was OK but not great.
Sunrise at Old Tucson Trail Run 4

671
2
01/17/2016
1:00:46.0
9:46.8
62.8
0:42:34.0
Sun Run 10K
Tucson AZ
Race Route Map
3 (70-74)
A lot slower than last year. Hoping to be in shape by Cinco de Mayo 10K
Sun Run 10K

12/31/2015Grand Prix Competition

2 (70-74)
Gary Giese 1st 388 Points
Mike Wilson 2nd 341 Points
Bill Hill 3rd Place 170 Points

Grand Prix Competition

668
21
11/26/2015
0:33:33.5
10:48.1
55.0
0:23:37.5
Thanksgiving Cross Country Classic 5K
Tucson AZ
Race Route Map
4 (70-74)
Ran this one to complete all 12 Grand Prix Races. Quite cool before the Men's race but good temperature for the race. Ran through the water this year - only 1-2 inches deep.
Thanksgiving Cross Country Classic 5K

665
18
10/25/2015
2:37:45.3
12:02.5
52.5
1:51:01.6
A-Mountain Half Marathon
Tucson AZ
Race Route Map
4 (70-74)
It was a long shot to finish given the PE 5 weeks ago. I did OK for 8.5 miles and then had to run/walk. Quads were not in shape to run up and down A-Mountain.
A-Mountain Half Marathon

664
17
10/04/2015
0:54:01.7
10:52.1
56.0
0:37:53.1
Jim Click's Run 'N' Roll 8K
Tucson AZ
Race Route Map
3 (70-74)
First race after the pulmonary embolism ER stay. Surprised that I was able to run the entire 8K. Older age groups were expanded this year so I got 3rd place in 70-74.
Jim Click's Run 'N' Roll 8K

663
16
09/07/2015
1:54:36.0
14:19.5
43.4
1:20:23.9
Saguaro National Park Labor Day 8-Miler
Tucson AZ
Race Route Map
5 (70-74)
Worst performance while finishing a race. Had to walk any incline and could only run about 2-300 yards before needing to walk and catch my breath. Walked over 3 miles.
Saguaro National Park Labor Day 8-Miler

658
11
05/30/2015
0:30:42.4
9:53.0
59.2
0:21:56.8
Meet Me Downtown 5K Night Run/Walk
Tucson AZ
Race Route Map
4 (70-74)
Another hot one - over 3 minutes slower than last year. Got the 3rd place award but latest results show me in 4th place. Guess I'll consider it the missing award from last year's 2nd place. Awards an hour earlier than last year.
Meet Me Downtown 5K Night Run/Walk

657
10
05/10/2015
0:28:22.2
9:07.9
64.0
0:20:16.6
Tucson 5000 5K
Tucson AZ
Race Route Map
4 (70-74)
Within about 2 seconds of last year. Best run this year.
Tucson 5000 5K

656
9
05/03/2015
1:04:23.2
10:21.7
58.3
0:45:47.5
Cinco de Mayo 10K Run
Tucson AZ
Race Route Map
4 (70-74)
Hills really did it to me this year. 3rd place was about 4 minutes ahead of me.
Cinco de Mayo 10K Run

655
8
04/18/2015
0:31:31.0
10:08.7
57.6
0:22:31.5
Spring XC Classic Men's 5K
Tucson AZ
Race Route Map
4 (70-74)
Met Norris "Butch" Taylor for the first time. I was over 5 minutes behind the leaders.
Spring XC Classic Men's 5K

654
7
04/11/2015
1:25:09.0
11:30.4
53.0
1:00:36.9
Sabino Canyon Sunset Run 7.4 Miler
Tucson AZ
Race Route Map
3 (70-74)
Took it easy because of the lack of hard training. Had to walk most of the last 1/3rd mile up and then a little bit on the last hill coming down. Even though 7 minutes slower than last year, I placed in age group.
Sabino Canyon Sunset Run 7.4 Miler

653
6
03/15/2015
0:31:44.6
10:13.0
57.2
0:22:41.2
Dave's Run 5K
Marana AZ
Race Route Map
3 (70-74)
Made it to the end after a rough night of intestinal problems. Fortunate to place. Better awards (beer glass) this year.
Dave's Run 5K

651
4
01/25/2015
0:39:54.0
9:58.5
59.4
0:28:26.0
Sunrise at Old Tucson Trail Run 4
Tucson AZ
Race Route Map
2 (70-74)
Even slower than last year. More windy and overcast this year. Better awards though. Gary was 5 minutes ahead. Gates Pass closed on the way back so had to drive 15 more miles to get home.
Sunrise at Old Tucson Trail Run 4

649
2
01/11/2015
0:58:52.0
9:28.4
63.8
0:41:52.0
Sun Run 10K
Tucson AZ
Race Route Map
3 (70-74)
In the last third of the race this year. Steady but slow pace. Dennis and Gary were ahead of me. Paul was under 50 minutes!
Sun Run 10K

12/31/2014Grand Prix Competition

3 (70+)
Paul Robillia 1st 400 Points
Gary Giese 2nd 305 Points
Mike Wilson 3rd Place 294 Points

Grand Prix Competition

646
27
11/27/2014
0:30:47.2
9:54.6
59.0
0:22:00.2
Thanksgiving Cross Country Classic 5K
Tucson AZ
Race Route Map
3 (70-74)
Reid Park - European style cross country. Two water jumps and 4 hay bales on each of two loops. Made it over the water without getting wet and over the bales without tripping. Gary had a terrific race - was over 3 minutes ahead.
Thanksgiving Cross Country Classic 5K

642
23
10/25/2014
1:05:10.0
10:29.3
57.6
0:46:20.8
Oracle 10K
Oracle AZ
Race Route Map
2 (70+)
Another hilly course! Very low key but easy to get to for me. Shirts have print of original painting by a local artist (much like the Gallery Gallop back in Gary IN). Beat Gary Giese and also for the first time Paul Robillia. One of the hottest days for this race.
Oracle 10K

641
22
10/19/2014
2:23:39.0
10:57.9
56.9
1:42:33.9
A-Mountain Half Marathon
Tucson AZ
Race Route Map
1 (70-74)
Downtown Tucson start. Parking was easy - meters are free on the weekend. First 1st place finish in a SAR Grand Prix Race. Tough run up and down A-Mountain. Finished within my 15 minute window. Very rough streets for the first 3 miles.
A-Mountain Half Marathon

639
20
10/05/2014
0:45:36.0
9:10.4
65.3
0:32:27.8
Jim Click's Run 'N' Roll 8K
Tucson AZ
Race Route Map
3 (70+)
On the UA campus. Easy parking in the Cherry St garage. Best pace in awhile. I passed Gary around 1 mile and then he "sprinted" past me with a half mile to go.
Jim Click's Run 'N' Roll 8K

637
18
09/01/2014
1:24:36.0
10:34.5
57.9
1:00:14.8
Saguaro National Park Labor Day 8-Miler
Tucson AZ
Race Route Map
2 (70-74)
Arrived early (5:00 AM) because of parking issues. Very congested starting area due to chip pickup for half the runners. One of the toughest races I have ever run. Up and down hills the entire route. Walked on several occasions. Did manage to get 2nd place plus 2nd place in Grand Prix.
Saguaro National Park Labor Day 8-Miler

632
13
05/31/2014
0:28:28.0
9:09.8
62.9
0:20:38.1
Meet Me Downtown 5K Night Run/Walk
Tucson AZ
Race Route Map
2 (70-74)
Downtown Tucson - RRCA National Championship. Parking was easy ($5). Explored downtown area, found Maynard's Marketplace. Awards took way too long.
Meet Me Downtown 5K Night Run/Walk

631
12
05/11/2014
0:28:24.0
9:08.5
63.1
0:20:35.2
Tucson 5000 5K
Tucson AZ
Race Route Map
2 (70-74)
Reid Park - flat and on streets. Had hoped for under 9 minute pace but could only manage about 9:15.
Tucson 5000 5K

630
11
05/04/2014
0:59:00.0
9:29.7
62.8
0:42:32.7
Cinco de Mayo 10K Run
Tucson AZ
Race Route Map
2 (70-74)
First Cinco de Mayo race! Challenging course (some long grades). Able to break 60 minutes. Beat Don Branaman and Bill Hill this time.
Cinco de Mayo 10K Run

628
9
04/12/2014
1:18:44.0
10:38.4
56.5
0:56:49.6
Sabino Canyon Sunset Run 7.4 Miler
Tucson AZ
Race Route Map
4 (70-74)
Very tough run - had to walk the last half mile going up and the last 100 feet of the last hill coming down. I'm not "mountain man" qualified yet!
Sabino Canyon Sunset Run 7.4 Miler

626
7
03/16/2014
0:27:50.0
8:57.5
64.3
0:20:10.6
Dave's Run 5K
Marana AZ
Race Route Map
3 (70-74)
Both Dave Mellady and Don Branaman have aged up. Gary Giese is now the one to catch. He beat me by 7 seconds. Great day for a run. Insignificant awards - not worth waiting for.
Dave's Run 5K

620
1
01/26/2014
0:39:11.0
9:47.8
59.7
0:28:19.3
Sunrise at Old Tucson Trail Run 4
Tucson AZ
Race Route Map
4 (70-74)
Not as much fun as last year since I wasn't able to train for most of the last 5 weeks. Hopefully will get in better shape for the next race.

587
5
03/17/2013
0:29:24.0
9:27.8
60.1
0:21:35.5
Dave's Run 5K
Marana AZ
Race Route Map
5 (70-74)
The real runners showed up this year. Tied for 5th but 6.5 minutes slower than the winner. Talked to Dave Mellady (recovering from a heart attack last September!) and Dennis Brewer (snow bird from Minnesota).
Dave's Run 5K

584
2
01/27/2013
0:37:29.0
9:22.3
61.6
0:27:26.9
Sunrise at Old Tucson Trail Run 4
Tucson AZ
Race Route Map
2 (70-74)
Interesting setting - old west movie set. Actually saw the Moon setting before the race in addition to the sun rise! Fairly rough trails - some single track for long stretches.
Sunrise at Old Tucson Trail Run 4

583
1
01/13/2013
0:56:34.0
9:06.2
64.7
0:41:19.3
Sun Run 10K
Tucson AZ
Race Route Map
2 (70-74)
Pretty cold for Tucson. Slower than last year but fewer speedsters. Paul was in top age group (75+) so I managed to get 2nd place.
Sun Run 10K

560
7
04/01/2012
0:27:37.5
8:53.5
63.2
0:20:32.0
Dave's Run 5K
Marana AZ
2 (70-74)
Good course and facilities. Not much for refreshments. Long time through awards. Surprised to get a 2nd place. Zann walked the 5K
Dave's Run 5K

556
3
01/22/2012
0:55:00.7
8:51.2
65.7
0:40:39.5
Sun Run 10K
Tucson AZ
5 (70+)
Decent pace for this distance considering I was over 5 minutes slower in last month's 10K. Tough competition - did not place! First 4 runners were under 8 minute pace.

516
3
01/23/2011
0:53:19.5
8:34.9
67.1
0:39:50.3
Sun Run 10K
Tucson AZ
2 (65-69)
Reid park - Tucson. Lots of parking and facilities. Low key event, long time to awards. Long line for pancake breakfast with coffee so I skipped it. 74 year old I met in Marana set State record for 10K. Awards were merchandise from local running store.