This web log was created to keep you up to date with the athletic pursuits of Blake Boldon. It will be updated regularly with competition schedules, results, and photos.

Sunday, July 17, 2005

Photo - Steamboat Classic '05

Just before the finish at the Steamboat Classic 4-Miler in Peoria, IL on June 11, 2005.

Friday, July 15, 2005

2005 Spring & Summer Race Results

This may need some updating but I'm going to try and send my first entry via email...

March 5, 2005, Florida Last Chance Meet (Indoor), Gainesville, FL, 3000 meters - 8:09.18, 1st

March 26, 2005, Stanford Inviational, Palo Alto, CA, 1500- meters - 3:45.77

April 15, 2005, Mt. SAC Relays, Walnut, CA, 1500 meters - 3:46.52

April 23, 2005, Kansas Relays (Lawrence KS), Invitaional Mile - 4th Place (3rd American) -

April 30, 2005, Drake Relays (Des Moines, IA), Invitational Mile - 4th Place (2nd American - beat 2 of the 3 U.S. 1500 meter Olympians from 2004) - (sorry, pdf format, but it's on page 2)

June 4, 2005, Cox Medical Mile (Springfield, MO) - 1st Place - 4:11

June 11, 2005, Steamboat Classic 4-Miler (Peoria, IL) - 6th Place (3rd American), 19:15 (This just shows age division results)

June 18, 2005, Clive Running Festival 10k (Clive/Des Moines, IA) - 1st Place, 31:04

June 25, 2005, Time to Fly 10k (St. Paul, MN) - 3rd Place (2nd American), 31:09 (Not as fast as I had hoped, but I was able to compete well in a distinguished field and only lost to two elite runners):

July 2, 2005, Firecracker 5000 (Branson, MO) - 1st Place, 16:43

July 4, 2005, 5th Season 8k (Cedar Rapids, IA) - 7th Place overall (1st American), 24:28

July 9, 2005, Midnight Madness 10k (Ames, IA) - 6th Place overall (2nd American), 32:16 This is the race that led me to the conclusion that I had done too much racing in the last month and was time for a two week break and a fresh start with my new coach.

Photo - Man's best friend

Cass (aka Wonderdog) after a well deserved medal in the summer of 2005. Posted by Picasa

Photo - Uncle Blake & Avery

My nephew and I after his first race ever and before my last race of the summer of 2005. Posted by Picasa

Photo - KC SMOKE '04

The KC Smoke at the 2004 USATF Club Champs in Portland. Great guys, tough course. Posted by Picasa

Photo - Indoors '04

Preparing for my national televeision debut at the 2004 USATF indoor champs. Posted by Picasa

Photo - XC '03

Running with a beard in the fall of 2003. Posted by Picasa

Photo - Finished collegiately ('03)

After my last collegiate competition at the '03 USATF Outdoor Champs Posted by Picasa

Photo - USATF '03

Competing at the 2003 USATF Outdoor Champs Posted by Picasa

Photo - '03 NCAAs

This is me competing at the 2003 NCAA Champs - tough run after a week of sickness. Posted by Picasa

Thursday, July 14, 2005

July 13 - First Entry

I just got my blog up and running (I think). I'm in the first week of a two week break from running. I'll post more when I'm back on the roads again...