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Thoughts on fitness, health, good nutrition ... and running.


Welcome to Bald Man Running, a blog launched by Frank Murphy on January 1, 2015.

Many of the blog entries on this website predate 1/1/2015. Prior to BMR, I had written articles for various projects, and I have imported many of them into this blog (labeled "retro"). I will continue to add articles as I find them, polish them up and import them.

In March, 2013 I was selected as a contestant for the sixth season of Fort Wayne's Smallest Winner. Through this amazing program, I learned about good nutrition, sound exercise and accountability. By October, I would lose over 88 pounds (almost 37% of my original weight)! One of the many things I acquired through FWSW was a love for running. You can retrace my weight loss journey and discover how I became a runner by reading those entries labeled "fwsw" ...

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

500 x4

Well ... It's that time again. As of this morning, I've crossed another 500 mile milestone. I need 165 miles in December (which would be a monthly PR for me) to get there before the new year, and I got it with hours to spare.
My first 1k took exactly one year, and the second 1k took exactly seven months. Not sure what my goals are for 2015, but I suspect there's a few more miles to run ...
And every 500 miles, I watch/listen to a song that I've really come to like ...



It's extra special this year, because it happens to coincide so closely with my 25th wedding anniversary as well. Rose, I wanna be that man for you ...

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