Archive for the ‘100 Days to HNL Marathon’ Category

Another 6 and it’d be the sign of the devil. 66 was at one time a nice ripe old age to retire….

That was then….I remember when my dad used to tell his friends take it easy and don’t work too hard…Wtf ever happened to those days?

Inspiration for the day is: Keeping positive thoughts and telling myself that there is no other way but to do it and complete it!…..

 

I might have found a place to drink a brew within the first 6 miles of the race……I’ll keep everyone posted when it’s all figured out in a few days….

Aloha folks!

We just got word that ProfessorBEP has registered for his very first Honolulu(HNL) Marathon on Dcember 9th, 2012. How appropriate that it’s only a few days before the(alleged) end of the world on December 21st.

Last night at 10:05pm he completed his 3rd full HNL Marathon Training day: A FULL 20 minutes of very slow but serious jogging thru the rugged streets of Aina Koa in Kahala….Yes a full 20 minutes of non-stop running.

By the professors’ estimate has only 25 more Training days before the end of March, then if he’s still alive…….. he’ll figure out what to do next.

His goals are…….

1. To have fun on his journey to the HNL Marathon

2. Train for 25 days before the end of March

3. Train for another 75 days before the end of September

4. Get 8 great local sponsors for his journey

5. Have a Hank’s Haute dog during the marathon

6. Drink 3 great tasting microbrew beers also during the ‘race’

7. Finish with family & friends

8. Finish within 8 hours

Notice: All goals are subject to change at anytime!!!!!

The following obervations by a GVHawaiian, aka ProfessorBEP and soon to be HNL Marathon Survivor!

Yes, it’s 40 Days and 40 Nights until the gun sounds off and and the thousands of Honolulu villagers and tourist begin their journey throughout Downtown HONOLULU, Ala Moana Boulevard, Waikiki, Kahala Mall, Hawaii Kai and back through iconic Diamond Head.

A review of the plan first devised in December of 2011 out of the brain trust also known as TheBEP Islanders at the GVHawaiiOhana Roundtable(not the Pizza place!!!) on the 11th Floor of the building currently known as the Pacific Guardian Building( aka Ghost buster Building of Ke’eaumoku, aka GVHawaiiOhana HeadQuarters).

Those present wished to be unnamed, but too bad…… Their legacy lives on!!!!

Sir Alex of Canada, twin brother of Alex of Brazil, aka Alex WTF(Where’s The Food 😉 )

Sir Alex of Brazil, aka SurferWB of Brazil( SurferWithBenefits, MAYbe!!!)

Ms. Carolina of Goiania Brazil and NYC ( aka Ms. Carolina of the famous line, “Hey Peter……………. I have a question?’)

The bet was made when Alex WTF said his Grandmama could WALK a marathon on 8 hours……………..SoOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO I said I’d do IN 8 HOURS WHILE DRINKING 3 BEERS AND EATING A HANK’S HAUTE  DOG…….tHE bET WAS LAID, MADE AND tAKEN IN rETURN fOR FINISHing i’D GET A NICE BOX OF 25 OF one  MY FAVORITE THINGS AND he’ll need to name his first born  BEP Islander.

(ok, the last part I just made up, but the rest is real!!!)

Stay in tuned for more later tomorrow…..HiTime

 

 

 

 

Yes GVHawaiian Nation! The past 25 days in one post. 

 e kala mai ia’u(Haaaaaaaaaaaaaaawaiian) = please excuse me for my laziness(Engrrrrrrrrrish)

I didn’t gain weight, didn’t train everyday and most days!!! Buuuuuuuut I did drink a lot of liquids AND i do have 25 days of GVHawaiians and their pics!!!

 

 

The next 40 days and 40 nights leading into HNL Marathon Day, the GVHawaiian Nation can now refer to our daily posts as……

The GVHiLife HNL Marathon

The GVHawaiian Journey or

The GVHiLife Marathon or

The HNL Marathon: 40 Days & 40 Nights of GVHawaii HiLights

for those in the know(circa BEP T13 2011)……………

The GVHiLife HNL Marathon Chronicles: 3 Beers and a Haute Dog!

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The Days Inspiration: 40 minutes to Disney and back to hotel, on foot and lovin’ every minute of it!

 

The Days WorkOut:

2 cup crappy 100% ha’ole coffee

4 beignet w/ hella lotta powdah sugar

2 bbq style pork ribs, tablespoon mashed potatoes

½ plate Spaghetti marinara meatballs

3 pepperoni pizza slices

3 beers – Sierra Nevada

 

Sponsor Aloha:

Kona Brewing for being the King Kamehameha of swag

Hank’s Haute Dogs for doggie style dogs in Hawaii

Blue Hawaii LifeStyle for being true and blue.

The Days’ Inspiration: It’s the journey AND the destination. 10.5 hours from SF to Disney will do it!

 

The WorkOut of my Day:

3 over easy eggs, toast w/ buttah

2 cups nespresso coffee, yes 100% ha’ole coffee

10-12 pcs. bbq potato chips

1 Tri-tip steak sandwich(garlic butter, toasted bread) from firestone grill in Santa Barbara, CA

1 Triple espresso

3/4 rack of SouthWestern ribs & mashed potatoes

2 Brews called Anchor Steam

The Sponsor ALoha:

Kona Brew and their LongBoard Lager is Lovely on a day……actually any day and every day.

Uncle Hank’s Haute Dogs are top 10 in the USA. Numbah 1 in Hawai’i nei.

Blue Hawaii Surf needs a mascot called ripper, flat or Tonggs.

The Day’s Inspiration: Appreciation( maopopo loa ka waiwai ). Leavin’ Healdsburg for SF, then on to Disney in Anaheim. I wish, I wish, I wish I drank more wine, Beer and more beer with my Papa in law!

 

The WorkOut:

1 cup Papa in-laws strong coffee for men

¼ waffle w/buttah ‘n maple syrup

7 wine glass tastin’s from Soeshio Winery in Healdsburgh

Roasted chicken w/ fries from girl and the fig in Sonoma

1 brew from Lagunitas, CA

1 bowl split pea soup, India style Spaghetti meat sauce

3 brews of Gordon Biersch persuasion

 

Sponsor Aloha:

Hank’s Haute Dogs is better than relations with a one night stand.

Kona Brewing is now the King of beers in Hawai’i.

Blue Hawaii Surf is the Big Bruddah of Blue Hawaii LifeStyle.