Matthew "Snuggie" Fleming (mdf356) wrote,
Matthew "Snuggie" Fleming
mdf356

I'm not out running because I suck and I'm letting the cold, rain and wind stop me. So here's something to pretend I'm a runner:

If you'd like, copy and paste these questions into your notes, change the answers, add a question and tag your friends to do the same.

1. Number of marathons/ultramarathons you have run
4 marathons, 5 or so ultras

2. Where was your first marathon?
Austin, TX

3. Favorite Marathon course:
Don't have a large selection, but Austin was okay

4. Most memorable race:
Freezing my ass off at Dallas marathon despite the plastic bag on me.

5. PRs?
50 mile 15:42:xx
50K 6:44:xx
marathon 5:08:26
1/2 marathon: 2:04:xx
5K: 23:56 unless the course was short

6. Ever run in a costume?
No

7. The only running shoes for me:
Vibram Five Fingers

8. Ever injured?
minor achilles tendinitis issues.

9. Hot or cold weather runner?
cold.

10. Morning or evening runs?
morning

11. What is your motivation?
I enjoy it for the first 3 or 4 hours usually.

12. Ever DNF?
Only self-inflicted so far.

13. Race I'd like to forget:
None.

14. Favorite post race nosh:
Milkshake.

15. Galloway or Higdon?
used to be Galloway, now just me

16. Flat course or hills:
gentle hills

17. Back, Middle, or Front of the pack?
middle of the back, depending on distance. In a local 5K I can finish about 40%; in a local marathon about 85%

18. Run alone or with a partner:
Usually alone.

19. Ever win your age group?
No

20. One part of your body that has never seen Body Glide:
Most of it

21. Best part of running:
Feeling alive

22. If I didn't run I_______________.
would yell at my kids even more.

23. I can't run without______________________.
something to stop my thighs from rubbing together and something to keep my balls from bouncing

23. Ever lose a toenail?
no

24. Gatorade or Cytomax?
Cytomax

25. Favorite gel flavor?
They're all kinda yucky. I prefer real food.

26. How many days after a marathon do you usually start running again?
When I feel like it, usually 3 days

27. I run, therefore I ________________________.
am

28. Pre-race routines? (night before or morning of)
Nothing special.

29. What is your typical night before the big race meal?
Normal dinner

30. Would you run a marathon again?
Yes

31. What is your "fantasy" running event?
WS100, Hardrock, Ironman Hawaii
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