Sunday, July 28, 2013

Week 9

Week 9:
380 miles run
$1224.00 raised for WWP

Sunday July 28, 2013

Bob is off for a quick 10 miles to top off this weeks milage. We have been busy with yard work and things around the house this week. So I don't think he has in the miles he would have liked! We will post his new totals later tonight or tomorrow. Have a great Sunday everyone.

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

July 24, 2013

What a difference a week can make. Last Wednesday Bob did not run because of the high heat and humidity. Today he might need to wear long pants!

We had several generous donations/pledges this week. The support for this project has been wonderful. Below is a note from Bob about his journey:

It began on Memorial Day 2013 and will continue until Memorial Day, 2014.  During that time I will be running several times a week and keeping track of the miles that I run.  At the same time I am seeking pledges for my running either in the form of  pennies per mile (1, 2, 3 etc.) for each mile that I run, or a straight donation..  Barring injury, I hope to run between 1200 and 1500 miles during the year- long project. 

My reason for doing this is quite simple.  Right after 9/11, many brave young Americans stood up and said they would do what they could to prevent another devastating assault on our country.  Many of them have paid a terrible price for doing so.  The Wounded Warrior Project is doing a wonderful job of meeting the complex needs of critically wounded soldiers and preparing them to re-enter society as well-adjusted and productive civilians.  I, as a veteran, applaud their efforts, and I  feel it is time for the rest of us to stand up in support of our brave warriors.  We can do this by supporting the Wounded Warrior Project.

As of Memorial Day 2014, I will notify those who pledged, what they owe and ask them to make out a check to the Wounded Warrior Project, and send it to me.  I will collect the checks and forward them to the Wounded Warrior Project in Washington D.C.


Please consider supporting The Wounded Warrior Project email Bob at

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Week 8 update

At the end of 8 weeks, I have run 341 miles and raised &1098.00 for The Wounded Warrior Project. A big thank you to everyone that has pledged so far. Remember you can still pledge anytime from now until Memorial day 2014 when I finish this journey. Every penny pledged will amount to a donation of $10.00-$15.00. After Memorial Day '14 I will contact you so that you can send me your donation.  All monies raised will be donated to The Wounded Warrior Project. Please tell your friends.

Sunday Run

Running times have been few and far between this week with the heat and having Sarah home. Bob is off this cool Sunday morning for a good long run. We will post this weeks info tomorrow.

Sarah was home for almost two weeks helping out in Fort Plain and the Herkimer area with flood relief.  She is headed back to NYC today. Even though we didn't see much of her it was great to have her home.

Have a great day everyone.

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Early morning run

Woke up early today to go out for my run before it gets to hot and had a doe and fawn in the yard. We love living in the country. Ran 10 miles.

Monday, July 15, 2013

Week 7

Running the 2013 Boilermaker raised $29.00 for WWP! At the end of week 7 pledges per mile are up to $3.14. That brings my total amount raised to date to $969.95 for 308 miles run.  Please consider pledging if you can, every penny counts. Thank you.

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Boilermaker 2013

Before and after (well right before the finish line) photo of Bob at the Boilermaker today. He finished with a good time. The morning was very hot and humid. I am very proud of him. 


Saturday, July 13, 2013

Good Luck to all the runners and thank you to all the volunteers that make it happen.

Friday, July 12, 2013

July 12

A beautiful day in Central NY. I will not be running for a couple of days. the Boilermaker Road Race is on Sunday and I will be resting for that. Have a great weekend everyone.

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

July 10th

I have two runs in this week already. I will be slowing it down due to the Boilermaker this weekend. The humidity has made running a challenge but that is ok. Today I am off with my daughter who is up from NYC trying to find places for a group of volunteers wanting to come up to help with flood relief. Have a great day everyone.

Sunday, July 7, 2013

Six weeks out

We received some new pledges this week, thank you. It will never be to late to pledge/sponsor this project. To date for every mile I run $2.92 is raised for WWP. Will you help make that $3.00 per mile? Message me  if you would like to pledge or to get additional information.

At the end of week six I have run 266 miles and earned $777.00 :)

Saturday, July 6, 2013

War at Home

Found this on youtube it says a lot. You are not alone

War at Home


This morning is sunny and humid. Last night we had rain- again. We live at the base of a hill and with all the rain lately in our area we have water in our basement. We are lucky though some of our neighbors and many towns and villages near us have been hit hard by all this rain. I am off for a run have a great Saturday.

Friday, July 5, 2013

Facebook page

This is the link to my Facebook page.  For those of you that have Facebook please like my page.

A Veteran on The Run

Early run

It was a perfect morning for a 3 mile run with a friend. We have been running together weekly for 9 years. I always welcome company on my runs. It does not matter how long we run, at what pace, if you would like to join me just let me know. Have a great day.

Thursday, July 4, 2013

4th of July

God Bless the USA and all those past and present 

that serve and protect.

Independence Day

I am a little over a month into my year long run. The weather in Upstate New York has sometimes made running not so easy. Today I went out about 7pm and shortly after I headed out it began to thunder and pour. I don't mind running in the rain, especially during the summer. This photo was from a run in Utica last night. It was a hot and humid evening. Happy 4th of July everyone.