blood and run hobby

366 and 165

By Thomas Macauley on

Wednesday, completed the 366th run/hike/walk since starting the habit in 2012. 120 running miles for the year so far. Made it to 620 miles last year. Tuesday, completed the 165th donation at the Stanford Blood Center: ABC double platelet and single plasma in 70 minutes. Not much effect on the run this time. Going to …

Four Halves

By Thomas Macauley on

Trail running update. 9,328.5 more hours to go until I can claim to be knowledgeable with 10K hours of experience. 246 workouts completed so far. Four of these have been recent half-marathon distance treks. The hardest Half was tracking the Sierra Azul Trail Challenge course last week, adding a bit at the end to be …


By Thomas Macauley on

I have a 24 ounce bottle. I drink half of it in 12 swallows during long hikes. I did a final check last night by polishing it off in 24. One ounce per swallow. ‘Must be the origin of this useful unit of measure. Maybe I should Google it. (The photo is the 24 ounce …