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Tim's Letter
Wednesday, 16 August 2017 - Written by Kev500 [profile]
Thank you , Tim, for your letter telling LogYourRun users of your challenges with the site. Before that, I had come to the conclusion that the site was unmanaged and nobody cared. It is good to know there is a real person who still owns and operates this site.

I have used LogYourRun for several years now and regularly blogged and even shared information on the now mostly neglected message boards (Forum). So I am grieving at the thought of it going away. It feels like I am losing a close friend.

Perhaps I will be able to find something that will fill the void. I just checked out Strava, but was overwhelmed by the complexity (at almost 60, I'm not quite a Luddite, but I do find learning new apps to be a challenge). There must be a way to enter data manually, as much of my running is NOT done with my GPS.

Anyway, thank you again for all you've done on this site for the last 10 years. And for my blogging friends, never stop running until someone catches you past the finish chute...

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strutton1313 says:

Where was the letter? I have used log your run since 2010 and would hate to see it go.

Never mind found it.

Post edited by: strutton1313, at: 2017/08/16 14:41

Jrpincus says:

Thank you Tim for the years of Logyourrun, a great app that does exactly what it says on the tin. Completely understand that priorities have changed but grateful for the time and effort that you put into it for all of these years. Also thanks for the suggestions about alternatives and your concern for our data. Much appreciated!

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Not everything was fixed
Tuesday, 15 August 2017 - Written by Kev500 [profile]
LogYour Run appeared to have crashed and was down for a day. Unfortunately, they never fixed the route mapping. That is too bad. I always liked the simplicity of that application. Instead, I shelled out a few bucks to Under Armor to get MapMyRun without advertising.

Jrpincus says:

It was much more than a day for me but glad that the app is back. Though the absence of an explanation does make me feel that perhaps its time to i) back up the data; and ii) look for some alternatives.

tim says:

the route tracing should be fixed now

Kristiel says:

Please please keep this site alive. Even at a basic level. I just love using it

nyrangerfan says:

Agreed! Please keep it - let us know how we can help!

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Men in Skirts
Friday, 21 July 2017 - Written by Kev500 [profile]
I had a great time running the Kilted Mile at the Portland, OR Highland Games last Saturday. I finished 3rd in the Masters Division, losing out to a couple "kids" in their 40s. I beat my time goal by a few seconds and, using the age adjusted charts, my time wasn't too far off my high school PR, especially if I deduct a couple seconds for running in a heavy wool kilt on a hot day. For a guy with no fast twitch muscle fibers, I am pretty happy.

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Half of a year injury free
Saturday, 01 July 2017 - Written by Kev500 [profile]
I've been able to run this whole year without any injuries. I haven't had to take more than two days off in a row because of aches and pain. I have been running about 150 miles each month. Typically, once I start getting into decent shape I try to up the mileage to over 200/month. That seems to be too much to maintain for my old body and has resulted in injury after a few weeks. Being less greedy -- and getting help from the Lord -- has allowed me to train consistently. As a result, I've had a couple of very respectable 10Ks including winning my age division in the Seattle Shore Run

Kev500 says:

I am really excited. I wanted to run about 30 seconds faster in that 10K, but couldn't quite get it done. But not only did I win my age division, but I found out that it's the 6th best time in the state for 55-59 yo men in 2017.

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Any good news?
Tuesday, 25 April 2017 - Written by Kev500 [profile]
Anybody have anything good to say? I'm still fuming over the demise of the route tracing function not working. But I would like to stay on the bright side of things and share stories and info with my friends on this site.

ycmrun says:

Yeah. Havent been in touch lately. Currently training for Northface endurance 50k at Bear mountain New York on May 13th. Almost taper time from Monday.. Probably the hardest race i've done to date.. Psyched and excited !!

How are things with you ? Any races planned ?

Post edited by: ycmrun, at: 2017/04/28 10:33

Kev500 says:

Yes, I ran the Bridges to Brews 10K in Portland, OR and ran my best time in over 18 months and finished 2nd in my age group. Didn't have much time for the brews after the run.

I've managed to stay injury free all year (knock on wood), so I'm really looking forward to the Shore Run, a 10K in Seattle in June. It's the 40th year of the event. I ran it the 2nd year that it happened and really busted through a running plateau at that time. It is flat and straight and, therefore, plays to my body mechanics and psyche. So I've run it occasionally since then, the last time 3 years ago when I won my age division. If I stay healthy, I think I can get close to my 2014 time.

Kev500 says:

Yes, I ran the Bridges to Brews 10K in Portland, OR and ran my best time in over 18 months and finished 2nd in my age group. Didn't have much time for the brews after the run.

I've managed to stay injury free all year (knock on wood), so I'm really looking forward to the Shore Run, a 10K in Seattle in June. It's the 40th year of the event. I ran it the 2nd year that it happened and really busted through a running plateau at that time. It is flat and straight and, therefore, plays to my body mechanics and psyche. So I've run it occasionally since then, the last time 3 years ago when I won my age division. If I stay healthy, I think I can get close to my 2014 time.

Kev500 says:



Post edited by: Kev500, at: 2017/04/30 22:51

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Trace Your Route
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 - Written by Kev500 [profile]
Please fix it!!!

mistressk says:

Can we get the interactive weight graph fixed as well? Nothing is showing up..

joec says:

Still not working?

Kev500 says:

still not working

plodder79 says:

Just tried to log today, not working!

Kev500 says:

Who is in charge of this site? Can you please let us know what is going on? I've been a member for years and use the route application often. But I am getting very discouraged. Does anyone care?

journeygirl1 says:

I've been having trouble as well. Very discouraging! I've even tried different computers to no avail.

greend says:

Trace your route still not working

Kev500 says:

Seriously. . .who owns/moderates/programs etc. LogYourRun? I am really angry the mapping issue has not been fixed.

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Hydrate even in the cold
Sunday, 29 January 2017 - Written by Kev500 [profile]
I had a miserable 12 mile run today. The last few miles were very difficult. When I got home, I told my wife, "I'm not doing well." Then I spent the next few hours in bed. Once my right leg started cramping awhile later, I knew what the problem was. I had a couple of large glasses of water with some Nuun electrolyte tablets and a couple ibuprofens. A few hours later I got out of bed. Bottom line, I was very dehydrated when I began and did not hydrate during the run. That's an easy mistake to make when it's only 40 degrees outside.
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