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Location:

Kingsbury,TX,USA

Member Since:

Jan 10, 2011

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Local Elite

Running Accomplishments:

 

Some day I will not be able to do this...today is not that day!

Started Running (6/1/10) @ 50 Yrs Old

  • 5K:
    • 22:26 (7:14 pace) McAllister Park 8/14/10
    • 22:24 San Marcos (7:13 pace) 10/19/10
    • 21:09 San Marcos (6:49 pace) 11/20/10
    • 20:19 San Marcos-Faith Run (6:33 pace) 5/26/12
    • 20:06 Fentress (6:26 pace) 10/20/12
    • *19:21 Gruene (6:20 pace) 11/22/12 (*Short Course)
    • 19:42 San Marcos-Faith Run (6:21 pace) 5/25/13
    • 19:42 San Marcos-Faith Run (6:21 pace) 5/24/14 (Not a Typo, exactly same time as last year)
    • 21:38 New Braunfels Orange Leaf (6:58 pace) 7/19/14
    • 19:33 Gruene Turkey Trot (6:18 pace) 11/27/14
    • 19:43 Kyle-For the Love of Go (6:27 pace) 2/14/15
  • 5 Miles:

    • 34:03 (6:48 pace) Hillsboro, Ill 7/4/11
  • 10Ks:
    • 43:24 (7:00 pace) Gatesville, Tx 6/4/11
  • Half Marathons:
    • 1:42:16 (7:48 pace) Austin Livestrong  2/20/11
    • 1:36:23 (7:21 pace) Moe's Better Half  3/6/11
    • 1:35:55 (7:19 pace) Chosen Half Marathon for Adoption 10/29/11
    • 1:30:10 (6:53 pace) Austin 3M 1/2/12
    • 1:43:13 (7:54 pace) Orange Leaf  7/14/12
    • 1:33:44 (7:08 pace) Chosen Half Marathon for Adoption 10/27/12
    • 1:32:23 (7:03 pace) Austin 3M 1/13/13
    • 1:35:16 (7:16 pace) Marathon for Adoption 10/26/13 (Ran off-course .3 miles)
    • 1:36:48 (7:23 pace) SA Rock-N-Roll 11/17/13
    • 1:37:06 (7:25 pace) Chosen Half Marathon for Adoption 10/25/14
    • 2:00:28 (9:11 pace) Long Beach Half Marathon (Paced Callie) 10/11/15
    • 1:39:29 (7:35 pace) Marathon for Adoption 11/21/15
    • 1:34:06 (7:11 pace) Marathon for Adoption 11/19/16
    • 1:37:43 (7:37 pace) Marathon for Adoption 11/18/17
    • 1:36:30 (7:22 pace) Marathon for Adoption 11/17/18
  • Marathons:
    • 3:38:09 (8:19 pace) Oklahoma City Marathon 5/1/11
    • 3:30:16 (8:01 pace) Ft. Worth Cowtown 2/26/12
    • 3:30:53 (8:03 pace) Oklahoma City Marathon 4/29/12 
    • 0:00:00 (DNF) Ft Worth Cowtown Marathon 2/24/13 (Ran off-course)
    • 3:22:56 (7:44 pace) Temple Army Marathon BQ 4/21/13
    • 3:27:24 (7:55 pace) Boston Marathon BQ  4/21/14 
    • 3:18:40 (7:35 pace) CIM Marathon BQ 12/7/14
    • 3:33:07 (8:08 pace) San Antonio R&R Marathon BQ 12/7/16
    • 3:25:32 (7:51pace) The Woodlands Marathon BQ 3/3/18
    • 3:26:17 (7:52 pace) The Woodlands Marathon BQ 3/2/19
  • Triathlons:
  • (1:12:23) Martindale (Sprint) Tri For Old Glory 7/1/12
  • Ragnar Relay:
  • (28:24:24) SoCal Ragnar 4/6-7/18 

Short-Term Running Goals:

  • Run Boston Marathon with Callie
  • Break 19:00 in the 5K
  • Break 1:28 in Half Marathon
  • Hit 3:16:00 in the Marathon

Upcoming Races: 

  • Chosen (Half) Marathon for Adoption, Nov. 23rd
  • Boston 2020 with Callie...!!! (my daughter)

Long-Term Running Goals:

  • Win 1st in the World Series Team Roping Finals Dec. 2020
  • Run Boston with Callie, My Daughter
  • Run Sub-18:00 5K (Ouch)
  • Run Sub- 3:10 Marathon  Run 3:16 Marathon
  • Compete in a Full Iron Man (Not sure since my two major bike accidents)

Personal:

Married, two kids  Kirby 24 (Baylor University, Married not a a Runner), Callie 27 (TCU University, Married and Runner).

My main sport is Team Roping, I've been doing that all my life. 

I started running in the spring of 2010.

I Just Run               

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 82.75 Year: 975.42
Brooks Racer ST 5 (Race Shoes) Lifetime Miles: 146.57
Saucony Kinvara 2 (Race Shoes) Lifetime Miles: 430.23
Swim Time Lifetime Miles: 26.00
Trek (Road Bike) Lifetime Miles: 974.00
Altra-Instinct-Blue Lifetime Miles: 551.67
Altra Instinct Black Lifetime Miles: 520.10
Altra Paradigm Black Second Pair Lifetime Miles: 7.00
Saucony Kinvara 2 Green (Race Shoes) Lifetime Miles: 145.70
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.009.000.000.0011.00

It was really humid today at 92% and the temp was 62 degrees. I was a weaty mess. The wind was about 12 mph too so the run was not enjoyable.

I keep watching the long term forcast for Temple, Tx and today it predicts 45 degrees on raceday morning. The long term forcast is from today and out 25 days. This 45 degree prediction, on race day, is the lowest temperature forcasted for that whole period. Most mornings are predicted to be 60 degrees or above. I think they are just messing with my brain!  :-)

4/8/2013
Mile Time HR HR % Max HR
1 Mile @ 8:35 Pace - HR 120  
1 8:01:00 135 69%  
2 7:49:00 139 72%  
3 8:05:00 137 70%  
4 7:57:00 144 75%  
5 8:00:00 149 78%  
6 7:33:00 147 77%  
7 7:28:00 148 78%  
8 8:01:00 152 80%  
9 7:37:00 150 79%  
1 Mile @ 8:57 Pace - HR 144  
   
   
   
Total 70:31:00 145 75%  
Pace 7:50:07      
Ran out Big Loop then Birdsong Loop and  back (Clockwise)
Weather - 62 degrees, 82% humid
Target: Marathon pace miles

Matthew 7:15

“Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing but inwardly are ravenous wolves.

Could the weatherman be a false prophet?

 

Saucony Ride 4 (Orange Heel) Miles: 11.00
Comments
From SlowJoe on Mon, Apr 08, 2013 at 10:07:47 from 155.219.241.10

Yes, weathermen are all false prophets!

Since it's still 2 weeks away, I'd say it doesn't hold any truth to it, but it's still better to see 45 than 65!

From Dave S on Mon, Apr 08, 2013 at 14:32:59 from 63.248.248.225

92% uggg! Looks like your training has been going great! Is that Temple marathon the one you are going to do?

From I Just Run on Mon, Apr 08, 2013 at 15:23:10 from 67.79.11.242

Dave,

Yes, I plan to run it, although I don't have high hopes for the weather. I'm also probably going into it overtrained but I decided to try something different since all my previous attempts failed.

From Tom K on Tue, Apr 09, 2013 at 08:22:37 from 71.228.90.171

YOU HAVE GOT TO BELIEVE, BROTHER!!!

From JG on Tue, Apr 09, 2013 at 20:47:35 from 174.49.78.66

25 day forecast?! Wow, never heard of that! Every day I check Boston it gets a couple degrees warmer ... does not mean much though. Last year, Boston prediction looked good Thursday night ... when I landed Friday morning I had an email advising runners to not run due to extreme heat! Hoping this year, the last front will be of the cooler variety! :)

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