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About 7 Minute Miles

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7minutemiles.com is the personal website of David Michael Kingsbury.

Why seven minute miles?

It’s the pace I need to run to qualify for the Boston Marathon.

Who am I?

The short tagline says husband, father, stadium IT director. An extended version would add runner, golfer, skier, mountain biker, foodie, photographer, traveler (41 of 50 states, nine countries) and music lover. The really long version can be found here, while my résumé is here.

Family

My (retired) parents still live in the same house in St. Paul that I grew up in, while my brother and sister both moved away (Orlando and Duluth, respectively). Kid one just moved out and attends MCTC, while kid two is almost halfway done with high school. Married to my high school sweetheart since ’91.

The company

There is still technically a company called 7 Minute Miles, LLC, that I own, but it is currently dormant. Previously known as Golden Links Publishing, Ltd., projects included technology consulting, web development and online publishing (including the MN Publishing Company web sites).

Some of my favorite entertainment

Beastie BoysBeatlesBeavis and ButtheadBrother AliCakeCalifornicationChris Isaak
CSIDan WilsonDavid BowieDeadwoodDexterEaglesThe Empire Strikes Back
G LoveGorillazMonty Python and the Holy GrailJohnny CashJungle BookKid RockLa Nouba
Lee OskarLinkin ParkMorrisseyMumford and SonsNeil YoungOThe Offspring
Pearl JamPrincePrincess BrideRadioheadRaiders of the Lost ArkRed Hot Chili PeppersRichard Thompson
Robert CraySoul CoughingSouth ParkSuzanne VegaTalking HeadsTenacious DThe Cure
The WireTom PettyUncle TupeloWarren ZevonWeedsWhite StripesWilco
Sons of AnarchyJustifiedArctic MonkeysDownton AbbeySurvivorSpirited AwayModern Family

My personl laptop: 17-inch MacBook Pro (aka “Lapzilla” – 2.8 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 8GB RAM, 1TB)

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My phone: 256GB Black iPhone 7 Plus

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Airports visited

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Skiing

I started skiing when I was nine years old. For the first three years, I skied at one place only–Schweitzer Basin in Sandpoint, Idaho. Here are some of the other areas I’ve visited over the years:

I raced slalom in high school at an area in Wisconsin called Birch Park, which is now a golf course and housing development. I’m very old school when it comes to skiing–no snowboards and no shaped skis for me. Started nordic skiing (and snowshoeing) in 2010.

Contact Info

Email – dk@7minutemiles.com
Twitter – http://twitter.com/kingsbury
Facebook – http://facebook.com/kingsbury
Instagram – http://instagram.com/kingsbury
Phone – 612.224.5422

Cheers!

 

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Husband, dad and stadium IT director

Personal Records & Mileage

  • Mile - 6:10
  • 5K - 21:42
  • 10K - 44:40
  • Half - 1:38:40
  • Marathon - 3:43:32
  • 2017 Mileage: 0

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