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<b>1. Why do you run?</b><br>
I started running in 1997 because I was doing lots and lots of weights and wanted a cardio to compliment it. My father was a runner, and I went out for a couple of jogs and it stuck. I did 35-50 minutes 3x per week until 2005 when I started doing 2 of those per week and a nice 60-80 minute run on Saturdays. In April 2006, I decided to try half-marathons, and started upping my milage. I ended up doing 12 miles without any trouble, so I decided that maybe marathons were a better bet, and I've been pretty much on the wagon ever since.<br><br><b>2. What is your greatest accomplishment?</b><br>
Professionally: Getting an MBA with honors and becoming an adept project manager.<br>
Personally: um. err... I suppose not killing any members of my family... yet- and that I'm a fairly decent guy. I'm honest and I don't screw people over.<br>
Physically: I suppose my marathons. 3 in 11 months probably isn't a big deal to plenty of others, but it is a point of pride for me, even though I wasn't very fast. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.kickrunners.com/forum/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Smile"><br><br><b>3. What is your motto/theme song?</b><br>
Easy! Theme song is Jeru by Miles Davis. As far as Motto- Doesn't matter what you say- all that matters is how you say it.<br><br><b>4. How do you deal with bad runs?</b><br>
I frankly dwell if it's a marathon, but if it's just a regular old run through the neighborhood, I forget it.<br><br><b>5. Do you reward yourself for good runs? How?</b><br>
Not really. I make sure I'm properly nourished for my longer runs, and afterwards, I make sure I down enough protein. That's about it.<br><br><b>6. Who do you admire most?</b><br>
My father, I'd have to say.<br><br><b>7. What is the greatest advice you have ever received?</b><br>
5 peices actually-<br>
Always set a pleasant tone in your emails with a nice openning line.<br>
Doesn't matter what you say, all that matters is how you say it.<br>
(Professionally) If you don't get what you need- yell. If no one hears you- Yell louder.<br>
Never buy a used suit or a new car.<br>
Smile.<br><br><b>8. What do wish you had learned younger?</b><br>
How to solve problems. Patience and a hard work ethic. I learned those, but I just wished I learned them sooner.<br><br><b>9. What do you wish you could do but can't?</b><br>
Run 7 minute miles for distance.<br><br><b>10. How would your friends describe your personality?</b><br>
A decent guy or the smart one. I used to be the funny. The clown is dead.<br><br><b>11. What do you wear running? favorite outfit?</b><br>
Shorts and my white shirt.<br><br><b>12. What has been your favorite race?</b><br>
Race, huh? <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.kickrunners.com/forum/images/smilies/icon_scratch.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="scratch"> I've always liked Asians. Heh heh.<br><br>
All my marathons I've loved equally for different reasons. I loved Dublin because it was my first, I've loved Paris because it was Paris and it felt good to see the sun after a long Dublin Winter. Berlin because... well- Berlin is just a cool city rich with history and everyone was so friendly and happy to be there.<br>
13. Do you have a goal race right now?<br>
Not at the moment. I'll probably get a Spring marathon in my sights in the winter.<br><br><b>14. What makes you happy?</b><br>
Reading, Salads, Jazz, My ex-girlfriend, helping others, my faith, economics.<br><br><b>15. Tell us one interesting thing about you that you haven't said (at least not often) on this forum in the past.</b><br>
I spent the winter as a Ski Patrol when I was 15. I screwed up my knees and the only thing that makes them not hurt is running.<br><br><b>16. Tell us one interesting thing about another user of this forum that has not been posted (at least not often) on this forum in the past (make sure the other person will not object to posting the info!).</b><br>
My ex-gf and another PRT family both come from a small town in South America. They think their Grandmothers must have known eachother <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.kickrunners.com/forum/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Smile">
 

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Very interesting. Thanks.
 

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Nice HP.<br><br>
But why are you such a Horrible Peanut?
 

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<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.kickrunners.com/forum/images/smilies/sad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Sad"> I lack a soul. It's an MBA thing.
 

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Very interesting. Good to know running helps someone else's knees (besides mine).<br><br>
btw, I'm right there with you wishing on that 7mpm pace thing...<br><br>
HJ
 

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Had no idea about the ski patrol... very cool, but sucks about your knees<br><br>
I think 3 marathnons in 11 months is a big accomplishment!
 

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Hi fellow running yogi! I think one of these days we should virtually do the primary series at the same time.<br><br>
I enjoy knowing you a little bit here. You strike me as a fellow willing to buck the mold-adventurer but at the same time be very grounded. How amazing it would be to do marathons in those great cities...and to comprehend economics. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.kickrunners.com/forum/images/smilies/surprised.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Surprised"><br><br>
So how are things going with your job/location search? I haven't been keeping up well. Best of luck to you with that!
 

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{{HP's lost soul}}}
 

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Awwwwwww HP...I loved it..all of it. You are awesome<br><br>
DUDE!!!!!<br><br>
I so aggree with this. Thanks for sharing a part of you today <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.kickrunners.com/forum/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Smile">
 

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Salads? <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.kickrunners.com/forum/images/smilies/biggrin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Very Happy"><br><br>
Nice to know more about you, Unsavory Legume!
 

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Nice POTDHP.<br><br><i>What the world needs now<br>
is peanuts<br>
horrible peanuts<br>
they're the only thing that there's just too little of.</i>
 

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Didn't you used to be mike974846322 or something? Anyhoo, nice to find out more about you, fellow yidster.
 

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That was my phone number! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.kickrunners.com/forum/images/smilies/surprised.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Surprised">
 

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Why no funny anymore?<br><br>
Great read; nice to <i>know</i> you HP <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.kickrunners.com/forum/images/smilies/wink.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Wink">
 
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