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Member Namejim barker
Locationsan jose ca
Age69
SexMale
Years Running55 
Max Distance35+ 
Fastest Mile4:50 
Current Mile8:oo 
Types of RunningRoad Runner
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CommentsGreat to formally & informally get to meet Bob and team yesterday at Pacific Grove.!! Very happy, including ID twin brother Ron to lend visibility of Bob's UJENA Fit Club to help popularize the concept.. Happy also, be be a volunteer writer as needed. 
Fitness StatementWas introduced to Marathon running in 1971 by the Monterey Athletic Club while as a pre-VNam Vietnamese language student at the DLI-W Coast-Monterey. Subsequently joined the good culturre & fellowship of WVTC. Ran the March 1971 WVTC Marathon, inc. Boston for the Army following month & got toknow Eric Segal somwhat; and 50+ marathons later, including ultras, score of shorter races, and 2 X Wide World of Sports "Ironman" Triathlon at Kona, am still running 6 times weekly at distances 4-8 miles, and doing a 2+ hour cycle ru;n to Morgan Hill. (sometimes I cycle 2 X weekly). Formal competition is 3-5 races annually. It's so important to workout daily, regardless of external conditions 
Quote“It's "Peace of Mind My Daddy Never Had!!" On the more former competitive dimension, to paraphrase from Vladimir Kutz: I look forwad to working out in bad weather, because it means my competition won't."” 
Running AchievementsPR Marathon: 2:25:43 Honolulu, 1975
50 Miles: 5:35:43 Best USA Road Time 1977, HI. (WVT Club Record)
10K: 31:18 1980, Menlo Park, 1980
10 Miles 52:18
Lake Tahoe 72 Miler: 13:10 (Age 40)
Winner: PAC AAU Marathon Chpshp 1978
Winner: HI AAU Maarathon Chpshp 1977
Winner: CA RRCA Marathon Chpshp, Davis,CA 1981 2:32
Top 21% Ironman Triathlon, Kona, HI, 1981-82
2nd Iowa (Cyclone) Marathon 1974
3rd, two times, Ave. Giants Marathon, 2:28 & 2:26
Winner, Big Island Marathon, 2:28:06 1977
Coordinator: VNam Veteans Cross-Nation Triathlon (4 Mile -relay Swim off Belmont Shores, Long Beach, CA, followed by a 10K, then 72 mile bike leg, then successive cycling with some daily running interspersed to culminate "13 Days " later at the VietNam Veterans Memorial, Wash.D.C.
Cordinator: Disabled wheelchair vets to participate in 1st VietNam Marathon, 1992, Finsher with Don Kardong & Bill Rodgers. See RW "Good Morning VietNam" June, 1992 article by Don)
1993 Finisher, Ha Noi Intl. Marathon.
1995 Div Winner, Ha Noi INtl Half-Marathon.
Div Winner, Manila INtl. Marathon 1986
Div Winner, PI Milo Nat Marathon Chpshp 1985 

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Upcoming Races

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Recent Races

Date Event Name Location Distance Race Time Place
11/11/15 veteran's Run  boise idahho  12K  01:26:00   
8/22/15 15K San Jose  San Jose, CA  DOUBLE ROAD RACE  01:57:13  181 
8/22/15 Double 15 K  san jose  15K   
5/10/15 8K Pacific Grove  Pacific Grove, California  Double 8K  41:11  21 
4/26/15 Yu-Ai Kai Run  san jose ca  3 Miles  30:21  75 
4/18/15 Race to Robie Creek  Boise Idaho  1/2 Marathon  03:01:00   
3/28/15 wilflower 5 K  morgan hill ca  5K  31:32   
2/28/15 Hellyer 5 K  san jose ca  5K  32:12  ?? 

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Double Road Race Results

NameEventRaceBib#TimePlacePointsPrize MoneyFull Results
Jim BarkerPleasanton 12/23/12Christmas 5K160927:567600.00results
JIM BARKERPacific Grove 5/10/15Double 8K50841:1121100.00results
JIM BARKERSan Jose 8/22/15Double 15K1701:57:13189100.00results
Jim BarkerSan Jose 2/22/14UjENA 5K4040:30:151500.00results
Jim BarkerSan Jose 8/23/14UjENA Double 5K101230:323100.00results

 

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Sunday, February 7th, 2016
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4 mile shuffle on Coyote Crk; several congenial runners gong by!!

Sunday, January 31st, 2016
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Power walk-some uphill grade.

Saturday, January 23rd, 2016
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4 miler, don't know how this cold generated, ut fresh air!

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016
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Three Mile power walk, hip pain almost gone..

run Good news!
Bob Anderson 1/13/16 12:24 pm
Tuesday, January 5th, 2016
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5 mile power walk; hip less bothersome..

run Are you getting in some miles? I like to mix power walking and running. Maybe it is a aging thing?
Bob Anderson 1/13/16 9:12 am
Monday, December 28th, 2015
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Frigid power walk.

Sunday, December 20th, 2015
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Cold & windy, hip hurts, but need to be out there!

Saturday, December 12th, 2015
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Powerwalked 3.5, hip still painful..approached by 2 courious wild pigs. (youngsters!)

Saturday, December 5th, 2015
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3 mile power wallk before giving blood--better before than after!

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015
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3 mile power walk in Boise; frigid & clear air..

run How cold was it? It was 38 degrees out here when I left for our Double Training Run. Has warmed up.
Bob Anderson 11/11/15 3:05 pm
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runnerRON BARKER (age 66) 2013 bests: 1st overall in Boise hidden springs duathlon; 3rd overall in 10km, Draper City, UT. Always from 1st to 3rd in age group: Idaho/Montana/UT/CA
jim barker 1/31/14 4:54 pm
runnerYou are running well Jim. Be sure to post all your races here.
Bob Anderson 2/1/14 9:36 am
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runnerWay to fly in the Ave. Giants Half Bob.! Some years back, while still in the 50's, I recall finishing in the same place with the overhead timer in a 1:26. Now at this run/shuffling 65, it would be an achievement to do it under 2 hrs. Slludos on uholding, the "above 60" banner so well.!! Best, jim barker
jim barker 5/10/12 1:29 pm
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UjENA FIT Club Fit Log Entries (2016) 2012

Wk #Log DateEntry TypeActualDay AvgWk TotWk PointsAcc Pnts
5 Wks 35 Days 7.0 Days/Wk Avg 452.5 mi 10.3 avg 72.0 avg  
 Sat 2/62-3.1mi Run or Walk3.5   29196
 Fri 2/53.2-5mi Run or Walk4   26193
 Thu 2/45.1-7mi Run5.5   21188
 Wed 2/33.2-5mi Run or Walk4   15182
 Tue 2/23.2-5mi Run or Walk4   10177
 Mon 2/13.2-5mi Run or Walk3.5   5172
5Sun 1/313.2-5mi Run or Walk4 4.1 mi28.5 mi35167
 Sat 1/303.2-5mi Run or Walk4   30162
 Fri 1/293.2-5mi Run or Walk4   25157
 Thu 1/283.2-5mi Run or Walk4.5   20152
 Wed 1/273.2-5mi Run or Walk4.5   15147
 Tue 1/263.2-5mi Run or Walk4   10142
 Mon 1/253.2-5mi Run or Walk3.5   5137
4Sun 1/243.2-5mi Run or Walk4.5 7.5 mi52.5 mi36132
 Sat 1/233.2-5mi Run or Walk4 mile power walk/shuffle   31127
 Fri 1/222-3.1mi Run or Walk3.5   26122
 Thu 1/213.2-5mi Run or Walk4   23119
 Wed 1/20Bicycling 2 Hours+32   18114
 Tue 1/193.2-5mi Run or Walk4   10106
 Mon 1/183.2-5mi Run or Walk4.5   5101
3Sun 1/173.2-5mi Run or Walk4 16.0 mi112.0 mi3296
 Sat 1/16Bicycling 2 Hours+30   2791
 Wed 1/132-3.1mi Run or Walk3.   1983
 Tue 1/12Bicycling 2 Hours+40   1680
 Mon 1/11Bicycling 2 Hours+35   872
2Sun 1/10Bicycling 2 Hours+35 26.9 mi188.0 mi5064
 Sat 1/9Bicycling 2 Hours+35   4256
 Fri 1/8Bicycling 2 Hours+40   3448
 Thu 1/7Bicycling 2 Hours+35   2640
 Wed 1/6Bicycling 2 Hours+38   1832
 Tue 1/53.2-5mi Run or Walk5 miles   1024
 Mon 1/43.2-5mi Run or Walk5   519
1Sun 1/3Bicycling 2 Hours+38 6.7 mi47.0 mi1414
 Sat 1/25.1-7mi Run5   66
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