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Profile: Aneka Talluri Tuesday, 10/01, 2019 5:33 pm
Brisbane Double 15k 2019 photos got posted ? -Rama
+reply by Bob Anderson Thursday, 10/03, 2019 4:19 pm
Yes, just click on the photo above or click on gallery from the menu above. Glad to have you on our team.
+reply by Aneka Talluri Tuesday, 10/01, 2019 10:30 pm
Thanks Bob. Our pleasure as well.
Profile: Bob Anderson Sunday, 9/29, 2019 7:38 pm
Congrats to all our UjENA Fit Club members who raced with us this morning in Brisbane. I hope you had as much fun as I did? Results are posted on the Brisbane website and photos will be posted tomorrow here.
Profile: Bob Anderson Saturday, 9/28, 2019 8:46 pm
Ready to run the Brisbane Double 15K in the morning. Going to be fun. See you there.
Profile: John Hofacre Wednesday, 9/25, 2019 7:14 pm
Ran 9 miles in preparation for the Portland OR half marathon on October 6.
Profile: JR Mintz Friday, 9/20, 2019 12:42 pm
Run@Work Day 4.03 Miles
Profile: Cheryl Charleson Friday, 8/02, 2019 7:26 pm
I will be coming from Roseville, CA to do my first UjENA Run...I will be doing the 5K. This is also my first time driving to SF. I am coming in on Saturday to see some of the City and spending the night that night not too far from the run on Lombard Street...I am looking forward to it all!
Profile: Bob Anderson Friday, 8/02, 2019 6:14 pm
Good luck to everyone running our Golden Gate Double 8K, UjENA 5k or Golden Gate 10K on Sunday. Weather forecast is good.
Profile: kelly emo Monday, 6/10, 2019 8:25 pm
Two weeks into my pulled hamstring doldrums... What's your favorite "I'm injured and can't run" workout? Tonight I did 40 mins on elliptical trainer and some weights but looking for that endorphin rush that only comes with running... suggestions welcome :)
+reply by Bob Anderson Tuesday, 6/11, 2019 4:23 pm
So sorry to hear this Kelly. One thing I would do right away is buy some arthritis patches. I think they are about 1.50 each. When I had hamstring issues, I wore these patches day and night for a few days. I was able to run without pain in just a few weeks.
+reply by kelly emo Monday, 7/15, 2019 8:53 am
Thanks Bob, great advice, was able to conservatively jog the across the Bay... hopefully getting stronger for next race - wharf2wharf
Profile: Bob Anderson Friday, 7/12, 2019 6:42 pm
Decided to run The Across The Bay 12k at the last moment. Been wanting to run this for a long time. Hope to run sub eight pace. We will see.
Profile: Bob Anderson Wednesday, 6/05, 2019 12:00 pm
Happy Global Running Day. Be sure to get in at least one mile today and encourage your friends and family to do that do!
Profile: Ronald Tucker Friday, 4/19, 2019 11:00 am
Kentucky Derby Festival > mini & Marathon | April 27, 2019. Sponsors: Humana , Norton Sport Health, Churchill Downs, MEIJER, POWERADE, Jim Beam, Courier-Journal. Visit: derbyfestivalmarathon.com stRT TIME: 7:30 a.m.
Profile: Bob Anderson Monday, 3/04, 2019 6:16 pm
The Palo Alto 10K, UjENA 5K Run/Walk and the DOUBLE 8K (5K+break+3k) is coming up March 10. We have just a few spots left since we are limited to 400 runners. Still time to join us. See you there.
Profile: Ron Joy Tuesday, 2/26, 2019 4:35 pm
So I hit 56 years old last Aug 2nd. I had a knee injury that required surgery so I am no longer long distance running...Ok it is what it is, so why should this stop things, so here is my question, Is anybody interested in weight lifting, I would like to post my successes in my new journey in weight lifting as a senior citizen lol. Is this something that is allowed on the Ujena Fit Club, lets face it "it is the Ujena Fit Club" Right Bob anyway is this a thing on the Ujena Fit Club
+reply by Bob Anderson Wednesday, 2/27, 2019 9:14 am
Good to have you with us Ron. Our focus is running but we know some people can't run any more. The key thing is to keep moving. Weight training is one good way to do it. If you can you should mix in walking too.
Profile: Ronald Tucker Saturday, 2/09, 2019 12:43 pm
Anthem 5K Fitness Classic - February 23, 2019. The 15th annual race is the first leg of the Louisville Triple Crown, For complete details log on to: www.anthem5k.com
Profile: kelly emo Tuesday, 12/11, 2018 8:07 pm
Went for my Tuesday night four mile run and thought about how honored I am to be in the mix with two of the most amazing women runners in the rankings. Hats off to the amazing Barbara Robbin and Scarlett Gilbert... true inspirations! I will miss the awards Friday (commitment with my college daughter) but will acknowledge their achievements here--Congrats, age has no limits!
+reply by kelly emo Tuesday, 12/11, 2018 8:09 pm
make that Sharlett Gilbert... darn autocorrect
+reply by kelly emo Tuesday, 12/11, 2018 8:09 pm
make that Sharlett Gilbert... darn autocorrect
+reply by Bob Anderson Saturday, 12/15, 2018 6:12 pm
Sharlett and Barbara had an amazing year but so did you finishing third for the year. BIG congrats to you three and Kat just behind.
Profile: Levi Phillips Sunday, 10/21, 2018 1:06 pm
Mountain Biking Los Gatos
Profile: Bob Anderson Friday, 9/28, 2018 10:58 am
Pacific Grove Double Road Race and Pacific Grove 10K/5K this weekend. Packet Pickup is Saturday at Fleet Feet in Monterey noon to 5pm. See you there!
Profile: Bob Anderson Wednesday, 9/12, 2018 4:55 pm
Yesterday was the end of the first two weeks of our Run The World Challenge. I have not run 100 miles in two miles in years. Actually I ended up with 104 miles. Our team really have me motivated. Good to have many of our UFC members running too! Go Team!
Profile: Bob Anderson Monday, 7/23, 2018 9:53 am
Just got back from Bend Oregon. Run a lot of miles with Michael on some amazing courses. I can understand why a lot of good runners come from Bend.
Profile: John Hofacre Saturday, 7/07, 2018 1:18 pm
I ran with the Mid Pacific Road Runners Club on a 4 mile loop through Ala Moana Beach Park for their Friday Night Fireworks Run. After... there was a pot luck, beach chairs and watching fireworks, provided by Hilto Hawaiian Village.
Profile: John Hofacre Saturday, 7/07, 2018 1:11 pm
At 8 am, I joined the Lululemon Running Group (Waikiki) for a 4.5 mile run through Kapi’olani Park and along the Ala Wai Canal
Profile: John Hofacre Tuesday, 7/03, 2018 10:39 am
While on vacation... I ran 4 miles with the Honolulu Marathon Clinic. They meet most Sundays in a park near Waikiki.
Profile: Roger Wright Tuesday, 7/03, 2018 7:58 am
Ran 6.25 at a faster than normal pace on dreadmill.
Profile: Bob Anderson Monday, 7/02, 2018 11:12 am
Our Run The World Global Run Challenge starts July 4. We are logging enough miles to circle the world. That is 24,901 miles. Our team can have a maximum of 200. And you can not join us after we start logging July 4. Get signed up before it is goo late. All you have to do is post training and racing miles on My Best Runs. Click on the My Best Runs link above for more info. Bob
Profile: Roger Wright Saturday, 6/30, 2018 9:44 am
Ran a very hot 5.5 miles with local running club.
Profile: Dwayne Spencer Sunday, 6/24, 2018 2:04 pm
All of my results in Best Performances and in the Annual Rankings disappeared.
+reply by Dwayne Spencer Wednesday, 6/27, 2018 7:04 pm
I don't know what happened. Everything disappeared, even from previous years.
+reply by Bob Anderson Thursday, 6/28, 2018 12:23 pm
Fixed. Somehow your sex got changed to female and our computer who keeps track of everything got confused. In any case, nothing was lost. You are in the third spot. Congrats! and to everyone else in our race challenge. Bob
+reply by Dwayne Spencer Thursday, 6/28, 2018 9:58 pm
Thanks Bob
Profile: Bob Anderson Thursday, 6/28, 2018 9:29 am
Join us for our RUN THE WORLD Global Run Challenge starting July 4. Our team is logging enough miles (in training and racing) to circle the Global. That is 24,901 miles. There is no entry fee. We need more runners. Info at My Best Runs Thanks Bob
Profile: Bob Anderson Thursday, 6/28, 2018 9:13 am
Did an easy two mile with Steve Cryer this morning. Been great hanging out with Steve the last two days. We did 3.9 miles yesterday.
Profile: Roger Wright Tuesday, 6/26, 2018 10:45 am
Ran 3 miles to track, 2.5 miles intervals, 3 miles home.
Profile: Roger Wright Sunday, 6/24, 2018 4:13 pm
Ran 16 miles into Boston for a donut.
Profile: Roger Wright Tuesday, 6/19, 2018 8:50 am
Ran 2 miles to track, intervals, 3 miles home.
Profile: Bob Anderson Tuesday, 6/12, 2018 8:22 am
Got in an easy 2.2 miles this morning. It is beautiful here in Northern California. Have been in Mexico at our MBR/Ujena office and it is always nice to be back home.
Profile: Bob Anderson Monday, 6/11, 2018 10:21 am
Got in my 20 miles for last week.  Ran six miles yesterday.  Thanks to everyone who participated in my Global Run Challenge No 1 which we did on Global Running Day June 6.  It was fun, we reached our goal of 500 plus miles.
Profile: Roger Wright Wednesday, 6/06, 2018 8:15 pm
Weights, ran 2 miles, 1 hour spin, ran 1 mile. Did an additional 2 miles this evening.
Profile: Bob Anderson Tuesday, 6/05, 2018 8:36 am
Getting in 20 or more miles per week. Ran a 20K race May 27 in Paris. Going to run a couple more races before our August 5 Golden Gate Double 8K
Profile: Roger Wright Wednesday, 5/30, 2018 5:59 pm
Ran 2 miles, weights, spin, ran 2 miles
Profile: Brad Chatfield Monday, 5/28, 2018 7:31 pm
3.11 miles in 30:00 on the neighborhood streets, then 9.15 miles in 30 minutes on the recumbent bike. My calf injury seems to be behind me at this time.
Profile: Roger Wright Thursday, 5/24, 2018 5:44 pm
I ran 12 miles
Profile: Bob Anderson Monday, 5/14, 2018 11:21 am
Got in some good runs over the weekend in Bend Oregon. Wow, what a great place to run. My son lives up there now and I can't wait to get back up there.
+reply by Kat Powell Tuesday, 5/15, 2018 8:24 am
I love Oregon... graduated from Grants Pass High in Southern Oregon. Skied Mt Bachelor in Bend. Perfect powder!
+reply by Bob Anderson Tuesday, 5/15, 2018 11:16 am
Bend is an amazing place to run. Running along the river and canals really was nice.
Profile: Roger Wright Wednesday, 5/09, 2018 8:14 pm
weights, ran 2 miles, 1 hour spin, ran 1 mile
Profile: Roger Wright Wednesday, 5/02, 2018 5:22 pm
3 Easy miles in Ithaca, NY.
Profile: Bob Anderson Tuesday, 5/01, 2018 4:59 pm
Been getting in 20 plus miles per week. Looks like this sciatic nerve thing is mostly behind me. Knock on wood. In a few weeks I am going to start racing again. Been too long...
Profile: Roger Wright Wednesday, 4/25, 2018 1:56 pm
Club workout with 2 miles running, spin, weights.
Profile: Roger Wright Monday, 4/16, 2018 7:34 pm
Ran my annual tribute to the Boston Marathon by running 27.50 miles on the course. Started with some friends around 8 PM in Wellesley with some friends, ran to the finish line and back out. Finally got home around 3 AM.
Profile: Roger Wright Thursday, 4/12, 2018 1:57 pm
Ran 6 easy miles.
Profile: Roger Wright Wednesday, 4/11, 2018 5:28 pm
weights, 1 hour spin, ran 2 miles
Profile: Todd Morimoto Tuesday, 4/10, 2018 8:09 am
Intervals Warm up for 1.75mi Intervals - 1x1mi 2x0.5mi Cool down - 0.25mi Still tight LCL but pain much less. First time could run...slowly ramping. Need to gain some aerobic fitness for Boston (may need to run walk it).
Profile: Roger Wright Sunday, 4/08, 2018 3:53 pm
Ran the Cheap Marathon. For a $26.20 entry fee for a full, chip timed marathon, I cant complain about getting a "lousy ribbon". lol
Profile: Roger Wright Wednesday, 4/04, 2018 7:39 pm
Ran 2 miles, 1 hour spin, weights, ran 1 mile.
Profile: Bob Anderson Tuesday, 3/27, 2018 8:23 am
Ran my 25th straight Carlsbad 5000 on Sunday. Wanted to run 35 seconds faster but with the lack of training and up a few pounds it just did not happen. But I did finish 4th in my division. Top three get a special award. I have gotten 4th here at least ten times and just one third over the years. Fun event.
+reply by Dwayne Spencer Wednesday, 3/28, 2018 7:41 pm
Congrats Bob! Carlsbad 5000 is on my BUCKET LIST. I think I want to do the All Day 20K.
+reply by Bob Anderson Wednesday, 4/04, 2018 8:46 am
Dwayne you would do in the all Day 10K, it is kind of like our Double but it is a Double Double. Good event.
Profile: Roger Wright Wednesday, 3/28, 2018 5:41 pm
Weights, spn, ran 2 miles
Profile: Roger Wright Tuesday, 3/27, 2018 5:44 pm
Ran 9.25 miles
Profile: Bill Dunn Thursday, 3/22, 2018 6:36 pm
Went to Virginia Beach, Virginia to run the National Master's 8KM Championships last Saturday but was knocked down at the start and fractured my left hip. In the hospital for 4 days. Now home rehabbing.
+reply by Eldon Regua Monday, 3/26, 2018 6:56 pm
Sorry to hear Bill...was it the pushing and shoving off the start line? Get well soon...
+reply by Bob Anderson Tuesday, 3/27, 2018 10:35 am
Freak accidents do happen. I am so sorry this happen and I am glad to know you are getting better. You will bounce back stronger than ever. We are sending you positive thoughts!
Profile: Todd Morimoto Thursday, 3/22, 2018 7:33 am
Tempo Warm up for 2 miles in wind, rain, and dark. Tempo intervals - 3x2miles (first interval was into a strong headwind blowing rain in face)
Profile: Todd Morimoto Wednesday, 3/21, 2018 8:57 pm
Easy Warm up then run up Winchester Hills to Lark. Pushed hills, then finish with 2x0.25mi. Started off very sore for 2 miles.
Profile: JR Mintz Wednesday, 3/21, 2018 6:04 pm
Ran 26.73 Miles in Antioch-Brentwood-Oakley Run & finishing back at Deer Valley High School in Antioch-the 1st 2 hours in the rain but the last 3 mild enough to wear a short sleeve shirt-Morning to Late Afternoon much on the Marsh Creek Paved Trail but Mostly on the Streets-lots of lights as well.
Profile: Roger Wright Tuesday, 3/20, 2018 7:14 pm
Ran 12.25 miles
Profile: Todd Morimoto Tuesday, 3/20, 2018 8:05 am
Intervals Warm up - 1.5mi Intervals - 2x1mi 3x0.5mi 2x0.25mi Cool down - 0.75mi Getting better...
Profile: Bob Anderson Tuesday, 3/20, 2018 7:53 am
Leaving Friday morning to run my 25th straight Carlsbad5000. Have had to deal with some issues which has impacted my training BUT I hope I can still get under 24 minutes. This will be my second race in the 70 plus age group.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Sunday, 3/18, 2018 10:52 am
Long Run Longest run in 3 months...over-dressed with sweats, jacket, hat, gloves...shed them all over 10 miles. Miles 16-18 were hardest. Had 1 GU, 2 magic beans, and one caffeine pill, as my legs were dragging with sore upper hamstring/glutes. Finished with 2 faster miles.
Profile: Roger Wright Saturday, 3/17, 2018 8:58 pm
Ran 21 miles, mainly along the marathon route and ended up at Kanes Donuts.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Thursday, 3/15, 2018 7:33 am
Tempo Warm up for 2 miles (very sore and cold today) Intervals - 2x2miles with 4x0.3mi with jog between sets
Profile: Todd Morimoto Wednesday, 3/14, 2018 7:30 am
Easy Hills of Winchester Perfect morning with lull in rain. Focus on form with Newtons.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Saturday, 3/10, 2018 9:28 am
Long run Longest run in over 5 weeks. Kept pace in very comfortable range to get time on legs and see how body feels at end... hamstrings start aching...caffeinated GU helped for last 5 miles.
+reply by Bob Anderson Monday, 3/12, 2018 9:43 am
Hamstrings situations are not fun. Have you tired taping? I get a patch from CVS and that solved my issues a couple of years back. Just an idea...
Profile: Bob Anderson Monday, 3/12, 2018 9:34 am
Congrats to all our Palo Alto Double 8K participants. I really like seeing everyone. Special congrats to Rosa and Dwayne our overall and master winners. Both winning $100 each. My leg held up and I appreciated all the support. Our next Double will be our Golden Gate Double 8K August 5. Hope to see you there. (BTW the photos from yesterday will be going up today.)
Profile: Bob Anderson Friday, 3/09, 2018 4:09 pm
Did a two mile run without much pain. One way or another I am running our Palo Alto Double 8k on Sunday. Might be slow. Will be my first race in the 70 plus age-group. See you there. Remember about Daylight Saving Time.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Friday, 3/09, 2018 8:00 am
Warm up - very stiff in hamstrings....after 5 miles started to push limit of where pain begins to increase (not sharp/good pain). Focus on relaxing and good form. Shorter stride and neutral landing feels better. Last two miles felt good.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Thursday, 3/08, 2018 8:07 am
Tempo Warm up for 2 miles, tempo at 3.2 miles (marathon pace), with 4x0.25mi for last 2 miles Still sore in hamstring but after warm up...dull ache only...
Profile: Todd Morimoto Tuesday, 3/06, 2018 8:07 am
Intervals Warm up for 1.25 Intervals - 1x1mi 2x0.75 3x0.5mi Cool down - 0.25mi cold...hamstrings still tight.....getting better, able to go faster - 90%.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Friday, 3/02, 2018 7:19 am
Progression Run Warm up with dynamic stretching - legs swings, calf raises, squats...which knocked off minute from first mile. Started very sore and gradually increased speed each mile. Heart/lungs still recovering...
Profile: Todd Morimoto Wednesday, 2/28, 2018 7:19 am
Easy Recovery Mile 1-3- very stiff.. Mile 4-5.6 - pushed to pain..shorter strides....
Profile: Bob Anderson Tuesday, 2/13, 2018 9:30 am
It was so nice last week but has gotten a little chilly but still good for running. Just wished I could shake this Sciatic nerve issue I am having...
+reply by Kat Powell Wednesday, 2/21, 2018 5:23 pm
Try Bikram Yoga, Bob! I have resolved my Sciatica, since doing it for several months. You can try a free class with me some Saturday.
+reply by Heide Unger Friday, 2/23, 2018 5:21 pm
Sciatic pain is horrible. I have it most of the time. Resolution depends on what is causing it. Motrin works fairly well. I wish you the best.
+reply by Bob Anderson Saturday, 2/24, 2018 10:12 pm
I need to get this under control. Been over six weeks now...good ideas!
Profile: Todd Morimoto Friday, 2/23, 2018 7:23 am
Medium effort cold run with sweats, hat, gloves, long sleeve, and jacket. Starting slow and finished fast.
Profile: Roger Wright Wednesday, 2/21, 2018 5:54 pm
ran 1 miles, 1 hour spin, ran 1 mile home.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Wednesday, 2/21, 2018 7:11 am
Easy run with sore upper glutes until mile 3....
Profile: Todd Morimoto Tuesday, 2/20, 2018 8:02 am
Intervals - freezing cold. Tights, gloves, beanie, jacket, long sleeve..... Warm up for 1.25 miles Intervals - 4x1 mile at half marathon pace Still tight in upper hamstrings....90% healed...need 10 seconds per lap...getting there.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Sunday, 2/18, 2018 9:05 am
Recovery... Testing legs, heart, and internals....all pass....
Profile: Bob Anderson Tuesday, 2/13, 2018 9:31 am
BUT I am still getting in my 20 plus miles per week. Just a lot of it is walking...but that is okay for right now.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Tuesday, 2/13, 2018 7:24 am
Intervals Warm up for 1.2mi - cold Intervals - 2x1mi 1x0.5mi Hamstring still gimpy, stiff, sore,......
Profile: Todd Morimoto Monday, 2/12, 2018 7:20 am
Recovering with yoga and short run today. Hamstring on the mend. Still need miles for Napa Marathon coming up.
Profile: Bruce Gilbert Sunday, 2/11, 2018 6:50 pm
Training run, 28 degrees
Profile: Bruce Gilbert Friday, 2/09, 2018 12:49 pm
Moderate training run
Profile: Bruce Gilbert Friday, 2/09, 2018 10:36 am
Moderate training run, just under 9 min pace, nice weather today (for Feb).
Profile: Heide Unger Thursday, 2/08, 2018 1:37 pm
First mile mostly 9-15% incline.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Tuesday, 2/06, 2018 7:57 am
Recovery Have strained hamstring from half on Sunday. Took it easy jog for 1/4 mile jogging then stretch. Did 8 of these until pain was dull ache. Felt better on last lap with slight pain.
Profile: Bob Anderson Monday, 2/05, 2018 6:26 pm
Our next Double Racing Event is coming up March 11 in Palo Alto. Double 8K...Hope you can join us!
Profile: Bob Anderson Monday, 2/05, 2018 10:39 am
Ran and walked 12 miles over the weekend. My left leg is not right but I am working on it. I will be ready to DO THE DOUBLE in Palo Alto March 11...
Profile: Todd Morimoto Friday, 2/02, 2018 7:24 am
Easy Taper Finish with 4x0.25mi...feeling rested for half on Sunday.
Profile: Roger Wright Thursday, 2/01, 2018 9:50 am
Ran 6 miles on treadmill.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Thursday, 2/01, 2018 7:25 am
Progression Run Taper Warm up for 2 miles Tempo - 1x2mi 1x1mi 1x0.5mi 2x0.25mi
Profile: Heide Unger Thursday, 2/01, 2018 1:20 am
Midnight TAJI100 opener
Profile: Todd Morimoto Wednesday, 1/31, 2018 8:04 am
Easy Taper Kept heart rate low...focus on form with Newton's.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Tuesday, 1/30, 2018 7:25 am
Intervals Warm up 1 mile Intervals - 2x1mi 2x1200 2x800 2x400
Profile: Todd Morimoto Monday, 1/29, 2018 7:20 am
Easy shake out run after yoga and core. Used new Boston Addidas - light and cushioned boost foam.
Profile: Heide Unger Sunday, 1/28, 2018 5:41 pm
Sunnyvale, Alviso and Coyote trails.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Saturday, 1/27, 2018 5:26 pm
Long Run Kept fast pace throughout for sub 8 per mile long run. Felt good at end.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Friday, 1/26, 2018 7:57 am
Easy Endurance Fatiguing legs for tomorrow's long run.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Thursday, 1/25, 2018 7:25 am
Tempo Warm up for 2 miles, 2x3mi at marathon, 1 mile cool down with 2x0.25mi
Profile: Todd Morimoto Wednesday, 1/24, 2018 8:00 am
Easy Form Run Focus on hips forward with lean...used Newton to do midfoot strike. Finished with 4x0.25mi with jog between strides.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Tuesday, 1/23, 2018 7:26 am
Intervals 1 mile warm up 2x1600 2x1200 2x800 2x400
Double Road Race