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Member Namejim barker
Locationsan jose ca
Age68
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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Recent Races

Date Event Name Location Distance Race Time Place
11/27/14 Turkey Trot 5 K  Boise Idaho  5K  32:30   
11/2/14 Apple Hill Harvest 3.5 Mile Race  Camino CALIF  3.5 Miles  35:41 
8/23/14 UjENA Double 5K San Jose  San Jose, California    30:32  31 
6/15/14 Fathers' DAy 5K  carmel ca  5K  30:13   
4/20/14 Race to Robie Creek  Boise, Idaho  1/2 Marathon  03:00:34   
4/13/14 AAUF Wildflower Run morgan hill  morgan hill ca  5K  28:35   
4/6/14 Kaiser Run with the Elk  elk grove ca  5K  35:00   
2/22/14 UjENA 5K San Jose  San Jose, California  5K  30:15  15 
2/22/14 IDT 5 K  san jose ca  5K  30:32  15 
2/9/14 together with love 10 k  pac grove ca  10K  01:01:34   

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NameEventRaceBib#TimePlacePointsPrize MoneyFull Results
Jim BarkerPleasanton 12/23/12Christmas 5K160927:567600.00results
Jim BarkerSan Jose 2/22/14UjENA 5K4040:30:151500.00results
Jim BarkerSan Jose 8/23/14UjENA Double 5K101230:323100.00results

 

UjENA FIT Club Posts

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015
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Ride to Morgan Hill- tough wind going, much easier returning..! no hamstring pain..

Monday, January 26th, 2015
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Easy run against the Coyote Crk hills; hamstring still an issue..

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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Moving slowly thru the fog on Coyote Creek; at least the birds & squirrels frisky, where is everyone else ?!

Sunday, January 11th, 2015
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Slow, but hamstring pain a little diminished...

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015
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Low sleep, but persevered at happy tortise pace.!

Saturday, January 3rd, 2015
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Slow, but in motion run---but enjoyable!

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014
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Cold & windy, alert to blowing branches out at Coyote creek.

Sunday, December 28th, 2014
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Slow, but sure 7 miler; fresh air !

Friday, December 26th, 2014
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Cool & windy, but able to limp thru it..

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014
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Still limping..

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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 (2015) 2012

Wk #Log DateEntry TypeActualDay AvgWk TotWk PointsAcc Pnts
4 Wks 25 Days 6.3 Days/Wk Avg 84.0 mi 2.5 avg 17.7 avg  
 Tue 1/27All Workouts 2 Hours+32 miles bike   11116
 Mon 1/265.1-7mi Run   6111
4Sun 1/253.2-5mi Run or Walk3.5 5.1 mi36.0 mi35105
 Sat 1/245.1-7mi Run7   30100
 Fri 1/233.2-5mi Run or Walk4   2494
 Thu 1/225.1-7mi Run5.5   1989
 Wed 1/215.1-7mi Run7   1383
 Tue 1/205.1-7mi Run7   777
 Mon 1/191 Mile Run or Walk2   171
3Sun 1/181 Mile Run or Walk2 3.4 mi23.5 mi2370
 Sat 1/175.1-7mi Run6.5   2269
 Fri 1/163.2-5mi Run or Walk5   1663
 Thu 1/153.2-5mi Run or Walk4   1158
 Wed 1/145.1-7mi Run6   653
2Sun 1/113.2-5mi Run or Walk4.5 miles 2.9 mi20.0 mi3647
 Sat 1/103.2-5mi Run or Walk5   3142
 Fri 1/93.2-5mi Run or Walk4   2637
 Thu 1/85.1-7mi Run7   2132
 Wed 1/73.2-5mi Run or Walk4   1526
 Tue 1/63.2-5mi Run or Walk3.5 miles   1021
 Mon 1/53.2-5mi Run or Walk5 miles   516
1Sun 1/43.2-5mi Run or Walk4 miles 0.6 mi4.5 mi1111
 Sat 1/33.2-5mi Run or Walk   66
 Fri 1/2Bicycling 30+ Mins32 miles   11
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