Monday, April 21, 2008

Leona Divide 50

Well, I finished a very tough 50-mile ultrathon. See my write-up. Mom says I have to stop.

18 comments:

KC said...

Way to go Bob.

Gu made me puke once the one time I tried it on a run. I prefer that to what you experienced.

Rob said...

I like the Gu. Really helped me on my last half marathon.

Lindsay said...

Sounds like--dare I say it--Gu means Poo for You, Dad.

I'd stay away from the stuff.

Carly said...

Perhaps mom should share WHY she wants you to stop. I think we'd all be in agreement with her.

Lindsay said...

Hmmm, Dad, you must played down your passing out story on your blog. Mom WAS in favor of your running last time I talked to her.

So what's the story?

Rob said...

I wonder if Dad passed out and landed on the edge of a dinner table that flipped over with all the dishes flying everywhere like in a TV sitcom.

Carly said...
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Carly said...

Okay so I shared why but then deleted it. Probably a story that should be shared privately. hehe.

Kelli said...

Hah, that's funny Carly. I caught it right before you deleted it. Scary.

And also, I would have liked to hear about your second face plant. The first one made me laugh, and then gag a little at the thought of your blood-soaked socks.

debora said...

Okay, I'm not holding back any longer. Dad's "passing out" might sound funny in the retelling but it definitely was NOT funny as I experienced it.
To come upon your husband completely naked, as white as the couch on which he was sprawled, looking quite dead-not an overstatement- and being unable to revive him for many minutes, it seemed, ranks right up there as one of the worst experiences in my life. I now have an image I will never be able to erase from my mind. I was so close to calling 911. Just writing about it now makes me feel like crying all over again.
I just don't know if I can handle being the one to pick up the pieces for(of)Dad after another one of his "fun" runs. Anyone want the job?

Bob C said...

It wasn't that bad. I was trying to cool off and was having a nice nap.

debora said...

Children-who do you believe?

KC said...

Bob passes out naked all the time over at our house. I thought it was routine.

Lindsay said...

Yikes, Dad. Scary. I don't blame you for being freaked out, Mom. Trying to cool off, huh? You must have been really hot.

Good thing it was Mom who found you and not Willie or Owen or Cindy.

Cindy said...

HA... Yes, Lindsay this is true. I think that Mom lying to me about Dad having a tattoo of the name Pamela on his bum and then me having to picture that and believe that for more than 24 hours is BAD ENOUGH!! thanks a lot mother!!

Lindsay said...

Ha ha ha Cindy!! Did you know "gullible" is not in the dictionary? Carly told me abou that--you're too funny. Good one Mom.

PAM-E-LA

Cindy said...

well the first 50 times Mom told me she wasn't lying, I didn't believe it for a second. But I kept asking her REPEATEDLY and she kept saying things like, "Yes.. it says Pam-e-la." and "It never came up so I never told you." so yes, I did think it was true! Mom is apparently a good liar! I mean, fibber. haha

Davy said...

I'll go on the record that I also told Bob to quit. Ultras can really strain your system. The recovery phase (first few hours after the run) are critical to get right. I've learned over time how to recover, but each person is different.