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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: 4.00 Year: 1014.54
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
20.160.000.000.0020.16

There's just something wrong with logging miles like this as "Easy Miles". Even though they were slow they were not "Easy". I don't know what it is about this run (20 miles @ 8:26 pace) but it's been hard every time I've done it. It must be either too slow or two long, I'm not sure which :-)

I finished the run but was completly beat at the end. It took all day to recover, my legs felt like crap and I was completly worn out. My hams were really tight and aching after the run. Today my hams are good but my quads are sore. 

Target was 20 miles @ 8:26 pace.

12/2/2012
Mile Time HR HR %  
1 8:26:00 130 65%  
2 8:38:00 142 74%  
3 8:20:00 138 71%  
4 8:48:00 142 74%  
5 8:41:00 144 75%  
6 8:30:00 143 74%  
0.83 7:15:00 147 77%  
7 8:20:00 144 75%  
8 8:26:00 152 80%  
9 8:05:00 147 77%  
10 8:36:00 151 80%  
11 8:24:00 155 82%  
12 8:18:00 155 82%  
0.83 7:04:00 159 85%  
13 8:06:00 154 82%  
14 8:54:00 158 85%  
15 8:13:00 156 83%  
16 8:35:00 160 86%  
17 8:43:00 164 89%  
18 8:24:00 165 89%  
0.5 4:21:00 165 89%  
20.16 Total Miles  
Total 171:07:00 159 84%  
Pace 8:29:17      
Where Run - Small Loop 3X
Weather - 72 degrees, 90% Humidity

Matthew 7:13-14

13-14 “Don’t look for shortcuts to God. The market is flooded with surefire, easygoing formulas for a successful life that can be practiced in your spare time. Don’t fall for that stuff, even though crowds of people do. The way to life—to God!—is vigorous and requires total attention.

There's no shortcut to marathon success!

Saucony Cortana (Blue) Miles: 20.16
Comments
From Tom K on Mon, Dec 03, 2012 at 08:41:04 from 71.228.90.171

Way to stick it out, and finish! Good Job.

From SlowJoe on Mon, Dec 03, 2012 at 09:58:43 from 155.219.241.10

Huh, thought I posted a comment but it's gone. Anyway, I think that the heat and humidity might have hurt you on such a long run. Probably would have felt better had it been cooler. Nice run.

From I Just Run on Mon, Dec 03, 2012 at 10:46:32 from 67.79.11.242

Hey Joe,

I did see your extended comment. I'm not sure why it didn't make it to the blog..? I think you're right on the heat and humidity. It seems every time I've tried this run the weather has been somewhat hot and humid. Other, faster/longer runs, have turned out better. My training has been pretty sporatic lately. I've not been able to cross-train and also missed a couple of my key runs. Next week will be unusual too as I'm going to Las Vegas for the week to compete in a big roping event. Hopefully after that I can get back into the proper training schedule.

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