Running Report 2018

Running Report 2018

In spite of the globe trotting I did this year, I managed to keep up with my passionate running routine…even if many of those miles were spent on Hotel treadmills! Not bad if there are views like the ones in South Africa (elephants and oceans!) and Baltimore (the harbor). Even when scenic sites were not available, like in London, I used the time to rehearse my cabaret show, “Just in Time,” which I performed in NYC, Los Angeles and London.  With all the travel I did for both work and recreation, I used running to explore new destinations. In the States, those included Charleston, Atlanta, Honolulu and Memphis (Elvis sighting!). And I always find something new even when running in longtime favorite places in NYC, the Hamptons, Sydney (Australia), Los Angeles and my Pennsylvania hometown.  As usual, my running coach (Baker) and trainer (Andrew) helped  keep me motivated and committed, even on the earliest mornings!

If you’ve been following my running routines, you know I log miles unfettered by gadgets or music.  It’s my time to rehearse new material, brainstorm ideas or, as in the case of my father’s funeral in October, be alone with my thoughts.   I hope whatever fitness pursuits you follow in the new year bring you joy and wellness, inside and out!
We are planning to kick off the New Year with a holiday in Israel, so I look forward to running in Tel Aviv & Jerusalem.  A great way to begin 2019.  Some of my spectacular running locations in 2018 included:
South Africa
Memphis
Riverside Park NYC
Central Park NYC
Hawaii
East Hampton
London
Baltimore
Malibu
Sydney
Charleston
MILES LOGGED
2018 – 1132 (1821.77 km)
2017 – 1160 (1866.83 km)
2016 – 1212.5 (1951.32 km)
2015 – 1092.8 (1758.69 km)
2014 – 1169.5 (1882.12 km)
2013 – 1323.6 (2130.1 km)
2012 – 1175.2 (1891.30 km)
2011 – 1200 (1931.21 km)
2010 – 1105.6 (1779.29 km)
2009 – 1070.1 (1722.16 km)
2008 – 1152 (1853.96 km)
2007 – 1300 (2091.7 km)
2006 – 1064 (1712.34 km)
2005 – 1143 (1839.08 km)
2004 – 944.9 (1520.34 km)
2003 – 834.2 (1342.22 km)
NELSON’S MARATHON TIMES
In addition to dozens of 5ks and 10ks, here are Nelson’s marathon times:
*PERSONAL BESTS!
2007 DC National Marathon: 4:03:46
2006 Palos Verdes Half-Marathon: 1:47:47
2011 Ted Corbitt 15k: 1:21:42
2005 Run for the Bay 10k: 45:38
2007 Santa Monica Mountains Trail 9k: 52:14 (1st Place Men 40-44, 9th Overall)
2011 Achilles Hope & Possibility 8k: 41:01
2009 Run for Central Park, 4 miler: 31:22
2006 Achievable Foundation 5k: 21:582014 LA Marathon: 4:42:22
2013 Hamptons Marathon 4:27:55
2011 NYC Marathon 4:21:37
2011 San Francisco Marathon 4:25:37
2010 Hamptons Marathon 4:19:48
2009 Hamptons Marathon 4:24:00
2008 Hamptons Marathon 4:26:11
2008 Bermuda International Marathon 4:17:51
2007 Catalina Eco-Marathon 4:41:30
2007 San Francisco Marathon 4:15:55
2006 Florence Marathon 4:22:11
2005 St Jude’s Memphis Marathon: 4:11:39
2006 LA Marathon: 4:13:37
2005 LA Marathon: 4:14:01
2003 LA Marathon: 4:23:35
2002 LA Marathon: 5:08:11
2003 Honolulu Marathon: 4:47:55
2002 Honolulu Marathon: 4:32:53
2001 Honolulu Marathon: 4:51:31
2014 Grete’s Great Gallop (NYC): 2:08:22
2013 NYC Half-Marathon: 2:03:41
2012 Grete’s Great Gallop (NYC): 2:04:28
2012 Hamptons Half-Marathon: 2:03:05
2008 Palos Verdes Half-Marathon: 1:54:26
2005 Palos Verdes Half-Marathon: 1:48:29
2004 Palos Verdes Half-Marathon: 2:06:47
2002 Santa Barbara Half-Marathon: 2:06:50

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