Q: Have you ever run naked? How far did you go? Was it enjoyable?
A: Yes, on my treadmill, but not too far. Not particularly enjoyable as I recall, it was a little distracting.
Q: Weren't you in that porn film?
A: Yes, I was all over it.
Q: Have you ever watched one of "your" films?
A: Yes, multiple times.
Q: What barnyard animal is staying at your house?
A: A Turkey, and not just at, but inside at times. Long story made short, he doesn't do well in 110º heat, and neither do I.
|"Bak Bak Motherfuckers!"|
Q: What was your favorite OTHER sport?
A: Favorite sport to watch is Pro Football. Favorite sport to play is either soccer or baskeetball.
Q: Who got to name the kids?
A: My wife and I went through some names together, and came to mutual agreements on all 3, but as I recall, I had to convince her of 2 of our kids names.
Q: Do you wish you had an "h" in your name?
A: It is kinda a pain having to clarify at times my non-common spelling, but at 3 letters instead of 4, it's 25% faster to write.
Q: How handsome in real life is Jim 50 after 40?
A: Jim graciously sent in a reply which I'll repost for those who missed it.
Jim: Let me handle this one for you Jon ... CK - I'm not sure words can describe the pure animal magnetism and deep manly musk that this gentleman exudes. He bowls overhand. Dead sexy indeed.
Well said Jim. I've got one more thing to add. Jim went down to "The Virgin Islands", now they just call them "The Islands".
Q: Was it difficult going through life with your name or did it help get you chicks?
A: Not too difficult, I can't really say that it's helped me get
Q: Do you have any other major running goals (outside of Boston)?
A: I haven't really mentioned it on my blog, but I want to run a marathon in all 50 states.
Q: Will Wichita's airline industry ever come back to full strength?
A: I think it will recover, but some of the jobs are going overseas, and like everything else, the economy has to improve first.
Q: Do you ever go watch the Wingnuts?
A: For most of you, the Wingnuts is Wichita's baseball team. The Wingnuts have only been here a couple seasons, and I haven't seen them play in person. For one, I'm not a big baseball fan, second they aren't even a minor league farm club. Wichita used to have minor league farm clubs here. I'll probably end up going as part of a social outing.
Q: Do you think you'll reach a point where racing won't hold the same value to you as it does right now?
A: Good question. I'm sure one day that will happen, but it will probably take old age or debilitating injury to do it.
Q: What's your blog name going to be when you make it to Boston?
A: I really like my blog name. I'm not sure I'll want to part with it. Now the way Boston is set up, I might qualify, but never get in cause the faster times get priority, hence, I will still be 2 Slow 4 Boston on a technicality.
Q: When you qualify for Boston, will you actually GO to Boston to run?
A: Yes, it will be a priority to travel there and run and experience it.
Q: Finally, will you wait for my sorry butt at the top of PP?
A: I would like to do nothing more, however I doubt I'll be in charge that day. My family will have already been waiting for me for 4 hours by the time I make it to the top, and the PP website says we should get off the mountain as quickly as possible for both congestion and health reasons.
Q: Have you had any other injuries besides runners knee?
|Pikes Peak Training Week|
|7/25||5||3 x 1mi intervals 7:00 pace|
|7/26||3||Treadmill 12% incline 13:20 pace|
|7/27||8||6 miles on track @ 8:45, 2 miles 11% incline @ 13:20 pace|
|7/28||8||5 miles on track @ 7:45, 3 miles 11% incline @ 13:20 pace|
|7/29||4||9 min/mi on track, 1 mile on 12% incline @ 15:00 pace|
|7/30||20||penciled in for 20 road run tomorrow morning|