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Run The World Gobal Challenge celebrates running around the world.  We have finished our first year. RTW Global Challenge 6 is a 10 week program that started July 2, 2019 and will finish 10-weeks later on September 11.  The idea is to run or walk and then log those miles on your My Best Runs account. There is no entry fee.  You just need a MBR account and thst’s Free too.  

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Paul Shimon (72) US, 54 miles

4.60 miles in Winfield Kansas (runner profile)

This trophy from a 4 mile out and back on the beach near Melbourne Florida to commemorate Moonwalk Festival 1971. (Sun 21) / Total Miles 2,889.90 since 7/4/18
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You should post a photo shoeing is your trophy/medal room if you have one. 7/22 8:53 pm
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Paul Shimon (72) US, 50 miles

4.61 miles in Winfield Kansas (runner profile)

I raced these guys in Puerto Rico never beat these three. They won the Boston team title. (Sat 20) / Total Miles 2,885.30 since 7/4/18
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You ran some amazing races. 7/22 8:57 pm
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Paul Shimon (72) US, 45 miles

3.00 miles in Winfield Kansas (runner profile)

Prairie Fire coffee is great even on a 100 degree day! (Fri 19) / Total Miles 2,880.69 since 7/4/18
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Must be great coffee! 7/22 9:04 pm
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Paul Shimon (72) US, 42 miles

3.33 miles in Winfield Kansas (runner profile)

My retirement ice cream cake! (Thu 18) / Total Miles 2,877.69 since 7/4/18
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Looks good enough to eat. 7/19 11:51 am
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Paul Shimon (72) US, 39 miles

3.00 miles in Winfield Kansas (runner profile)

From the 1988 Olympics I snagged this a conference! (Wed 17) / Total Miles 2,874.36 since 7/4/18
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love this poster 7/19 11:46 am
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Paul Shimon (72) US, 36 miles

2.40 miles in Winfield Kansas (runner profile)

Who doesn’t like Snoopy? (Tue 16) / Total Miles 2,871.36 since 7/4/18
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Everyone loves Snoopy! 7/19 10:11 am
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Paul Shimon (72) US, 34 miles

2.22 miles in Winfield Kansas (runner profile)

I always try to protect my eyes! (Mon 15) / Total Miles 2,868.96 since 7/4/18
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Looking good in the shades. 7/19 10:13 am
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Paul Shimon (72) US, 27 miles

3.13 miles in Winfield Kansas. (runner profile)

My fastest marathon time 2:30.12 on Third Olympiad Course St. Louis Mo. 1975. (Sat 13) / Total Miles 2,862.38 since 7/4/18
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That is really a good time. What pace is that? That is sub six? 7/15 10:15 am
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Paul Shimon (72) US, 24 miles

3.00 miles in Winfield Ks (runner profile)

Mount Vernon H.S. Alexandria Virginia in 1965 awarded me Outstanding Track Man. (Fri 12) / Total Miles 2,859.25 since 7/4/18
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You must have a whole room full of trophies and medals. 7/15 10:20 am
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Paul Shimon (72) US, 21 miles

2.94 miles in Winfield Kansas (runner profile)

Billy Mills came to Wichita to promote running . We ran a 5 k and listened to his speech then saw his Olympic 10k the announcer went nuts! (Thu 11) / Total Miles 2,856.25 since 7/4/18
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I will never forget watching Billy win the 10000 in Tokyo. It’s Mills!!! And to imagine the track was cinders. Great guy. 7/12 9:35 am
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Paul Shimon (72) US, 18 miles

2.84 miles in Winfield Kansas (runner profile)

Down by the river. (Wed 10) / Total Miles 2,853.31 since 7/4/18
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Glad to see you are taking it easy but still finding nice sights. 7/10 6:16 pm
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Paul Shimon (72) US, 15 miles

1.34 miles (runner profile)

River running faster after all the rain. (Tue 9) / Total Miles 2,850.47 since 7/4/18
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Looks like it is running pretty hard. 7/10 6:18 pm
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Paul Shimon (72) US, 14 miles

1.34 miles in Winfield Ks (runner profile)

Wearing of the green! (Mon 8) / Total Miles 2,849.13 since 7/4/18
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Looking good there Paul! 7/8 9:34 pm
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Paul Shimon (72) US, 7 miles

2.00 miles in Winfield Kansas (runner profile)

July 4th down the road. (Fri 5) / Total Miles 2,842.44 since 7/4/18
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The open road ahead. How are you doing on your recovery? 7/5 4:30 pm
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Paul Shimon (72) US, 2 miles

2.49 miles in Winfield Kansas (runner profile)

Literature from back in the day. (Wed 3) / Total Miles 2,837.95 since 7/4/18
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Brings back a lot of memories. Seems like forever ago. 7/3 10:36 pm
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Paul Shimon (72) US

2.00 miles in Winfield Ks (runner profile)

San Blas race (Tue 25) / Total Miles 2,829.63 since 7/4/18
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Back in the day! Love it. 6/27 6:01 am
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Paul Shimon (72) US

1.00 miles in Winfield Ks (runner profile)

Patriotic biker ! Nice theme for the season. (Mon 24) / Total Miles 2,827.63 since 7/4/18
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Set for July 4th it seems! 6/27 6:06 am
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Paul Shimon (72) US

1.22 miles in Winfield Ks (runner profile)

“By the light....” (Sun 23) / Total Miles 2,826.63 since 7/4/18
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We have eight more days for this 365 day challenge. But actually I think it ends at 52 weeks which actually is 364 days. Year two will start July 3rd (on a Wednesday) to keep our stats on the same week. 6/24 6:28 pm
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Paul Shimon (72) US

2.21 miles (runner profile)

Mushrooms or toadstools by the tennis courts. (Sun 23) / Total Miles 2,825.41 since 7/4/18
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One of our biggest challenge this year is finding new things to photograph. It has added another element don't you think? 6/24 6:26 pm
Yes it keeps the mind sharp. I am adding some foreground pics.intentionslly. Some remind me of songs! 6/24 7:28 pm
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Paul Shimon (72) US

3.56 miles in Winfield Ks (runner profile)

Neighborhood flowers along the way. (Sat 22) / Total Miles 2,823.20 since 7/4/18
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Good time of the year to stop and smell the flowers. 6/22 9:33 pm
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Paul Shimon (72) US

1.01 miles in Winfield Ks (runner profile)

A rose in my flower bed. (Fri 21) / Total Miles 2,819.64 since 7/4/18
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Every mile counts! 6/22 9:39 pm
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Paul Shimon (72) US

2.26 miles in Winfield Ks (runner profile)

Shoes racked and ready. (Thu 20) / Total Miles 2,818.63 since 7/4/18
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Lots of shoes! Like the rack, I need one too! 6/22 9:41 pm
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Paul Shimon (72) US

2.26 miles in Winfield Ks (runner profile)

Flowers and landscaping make ‘this house very interesting! (Wed 19) / Total Miles 2,815.21 since 7/4/18
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Nice! 6/19 10:20 pm
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Paul Shimon (72) US

0.97 miles in Winfield Ks (runner profile)

Walking the neighborhood. (Tue 18) / Total Miles 2,812.95 since 7/4/18
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It all counts! 6/19 10:13 pm
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Paul Shimon (72) US

1.14 miles in Winfield Ks (runner profile)

Winfield library. (Tue 18) / Total Miles 2,811.98 since 7/4/18
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One step at a time 6/19 10:13 pm
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Paul Shimon (72) US

1.70 miles in Winfield Ks (runner profile)

Signed bib numbers by Alberto Salazar and Bill Rodgers! (Mon 17) / Total Miles 2,810.84 since 7/4/18
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Can’t get much better than this! 6/19 10:15 pm
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Paul Shimon (72) US

2.31 miles in Winfield Ks (runner profile)

Running by the Winfield tennis courts. (Sun 16) / Total Miles 2,809.14 since 7/4/18
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You have covered a lot of ground this year. 6/16 9:53 pm
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Paul Shimon (72) US

2.09 miles in Winfield Kansas (runner profile)

Love a track meet on tv this is steeple chase diamond league. (Sat 15) / Total Miles 2,806.83 since 7/4/18
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Love track too! Can’t wait for the Prefontaine Classic at Stanford near by. 6/15 9:54 pm
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Paul Shimon (72) US

1.98 miles in Winfield Kansas (runner profile)

Cajun band entertainment tonight. (Fri 14) / Total Miles 2,804.74 since 7/4/18
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I love that type of music. 6/14 9:20 pm
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Paul Shimon (72) US

2.08 miles in Winfield Ks (runner profile)

Easy am run. (Wed 12) / Total Miles 2,798.58 since 7/4/18
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Easy ones? 6/14 9:26 pm
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Paul Shimon (72) US

1.53 miles in Winfield Kansas (runner profile)

Boston Marathon 1973 (Fri 7) / Total Miles 2,794.92 since 7/4/18
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$2.00 entry fee but it was non-refundable. But in 1973 a first class stamp was like 5 cents and a haircut was like $1.25. It was the Boston Invitational Marathon? 6/8 12:03 pm
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Paul Shimon (72) US

8.00 miles in Winfield Kansas (runner profile)

Swift water near the dike! I am taking the trail.! (Mon 13) / Total Miles 2,792.80 since 7/4/18
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Always easy to know it’s Kansas. 5/16 7:39 pm
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Paul Shimon (72) US

9.94 miles in Winfield Kansas (runner profile)

Beautiful place at the highest point of my run today! (Sun 12) / Total Miles 2,784.80 since 7/4/18
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Almost at 200! 5/16 7:34 pm
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Paul Shimon (72) US

12.75 miles in Winfield Kansas (runner profile)

Soccer field drying out! (Sat 11) / Total Miles 2,774.86 since 7/4/18
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Going to be summer before long...tough winter! You are catching me! 5/11 8:54 pm
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Paul Shimon (72) US

5.26 miles in Winfield Kansas (runner profile)

Farm piece salvaged from the. Flood. (Thu 9) / Total Miles 2,762.11 since 7/4/18
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Handled the flood well! 5/11 8:47 pm
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Paul Shimon (72) US

7.16 miles in Winfield kansas (runner profile)

Flooded Fairgrounds! Then a downpour cold hard rain. Got offered 2 rides had to say thanks but I’m training! (Wed 8) / Total Miles 2,756.85 since 7/4/18
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That is a lot of water. Be safe. 5/9 2:37 pm
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Paul Shimon (72) US

6.49 miles in Winfield Kansas (runner profile)

Possible tornado vs tight hamstrings! I made it home! Loosened up storms all over are set up in Kansas. (Mon 6) / Total Miles 2,749.69 since 7/4/18
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I remember them both but not at the same time. Did the tornado develop? 5/8 1:54 pm
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Paul Shimon (72) US

13.10 miles in Winfield Kansas (runner profile)

Prairie Fire half marathon with race director Bob Hanson. (Sun 5) / Total Miles 2,743.20 since 7/4/18
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Wichita Kansas was the location. 5/5 5:14 pm
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Paul Shimon (72) US

0.00 miles in Winfield Kansas (runner profile)

Special Olympics Regionals at Wichita Collegiate . (Sat 4) / Total Miles 2,727.89 since 7/4/18
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We have worked with the Special Olympics in the past. Good program. 5/4 8:30 pm
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Paul Shimon (72) US

8.19 miles in Winfield Kansas (runner profile)

Cool evening run. Hoping for some racing this month. (Thu 2) / Total Miles 2,727.89 since 7/4/18
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What races are you thinking of? 5/3 11:34 pm
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Paul Shimon (72) US

5.91 miles in Winfield Kansas (runner profile)

Finally not windy! Cloudy skies and cool temperatures! (Wed 1) / Total Miles 2,719.70 since 7/4/18
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No wind in Kansas? Enjoy it when you can! 5/3 11:41 pm
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Paul Shimon (72) US

6.19 miles in Winfield Kansas (runner profile)

Rainy run. Took my hat off and you can see the hat head mark! (Mon 29) / Total Miles 2,713.79 since 7/4/18
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Good run! 5/3 11:46 pm
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Paul Shimon (72) US

6.64 miles in Winfield Kansas (runner profile)

Running by the Winfield High and Southwestern Kansas tennis courts (Sun 28) / Total Miles 2,707.60 since 7/4/18
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Winfield is a happening place! 4/28 8:10 pm
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Paul Shimon (72) US

6.12 miles in Winfield Kansas (runner profile)

Very windy pollen is airborne today! (Sat 27) / Total Miles 2,700.96 since 7/4/18
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Those famous Kansas winds. This brings you to 2700 since July 4. 4/28 8:02 pm
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Paul Shimon (72) US

4.72 miles in Winfield Kansas (runner profile)

Walking today shoulder needs some TLC. (Fri 26) / Total Miles 2,694.84 since 7/4/18
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Walking is good cross training. 4/26 8:21 pm
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Paul Shimon (72) US

6.94 miles in Winfield Kansas (runner profile)

North wind cool and mostly sunny! Beautiful iris are blooming. (Thu 25) / Total Miles 2,690.12 since 7/4/18
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I am a big Iris fan. We went to this iris farm a few years back and picked up some beauties. 4/26 8:17 pm
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Paul Shimon (72) US

6.97 miles in Winfield kansas (runner profile)

Going Country! (Wed 24) / Total Miles 2,683.18 since 7/4/18
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This looks like Kansas to me. 4/24 9:40 pm
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Paul Shimon (72) US

6.72 miles in Winfield Kansas (runner profile)

Nice afternoon run. (Tue 23) / Total Miles 2,676.21 since 7/4/18
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You are catching me. 4/24 9:38 pm
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Paul Shimon (72) US

6.05 miles in Winfield Kansas (runner profile)

Every day is a good day to run. (Mon 22) / Total Miles 2,669.49 since 7/4/18
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Agreed! 4/23 6:13 pm
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Paul Shimon (72) US

10.06 miles in Winfield Kansas (runner profile)

Windy day plenty of sun made it to the 80’s today! (Sun 21) / Total Miles 2,663.44 since 7/4/18
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In the 80’s already! Was not that long ago it was really cold. But that’s Kansas as we know. Well done today! 4/21 10:43 pm
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