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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
  • 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
  • Triathlons:
  • (1:12:23) Martindale (Sprint) Tri For Old Glory 7/1/12

Short-Term Running Goals:

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

Upcoming Races: 

  • Either Ft Worth Cowtown Marathon or The Woodlands Marathon in February '19

Long-Term Running Goals:

  • Run Sub-18:00 5K
  • Run Sub- 3:10 Marathon
  • Compete in a Full Iron Man
  • Win 1st in the World Series Team Roping Finals

Personal:

Married, two kids  Kirby 23 (Baylor University), Callie 25 (TCU University, Married and Runner).

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

I started runnin in the spring of 2010.

I Just Run               

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 43.00 Month: 81.75 Year: 697.25
Brooks Racer ST 5 (Race Shoes) Lifetime Miles: 139.32
Saucony Kinvara 2 (Race Shoes) Lifetime Miles: 396.02
Swim Time Lifetime Miles: 26.00
Adidas Energy Boost Lifetime Miles: 402.52
Trek (Road Bike) Lifetime Miles: 906.00
Brooks Glycrib 13 Lifetime Miles: 262.90
Altra - Instinct Lifetime Miles: 573.72
Altra-Instinct-Blue Lifetime Miles: 551.67
Altra Instinct Dark Blue Lifetime Miles: 527.60
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
123.6044.6515.003.00186.25
Altra - Green Miles: 186.25
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.002.000.000.007.00

7 Miles around the small loop, approx. 2 at marathon pace and 5 somewhat easy.

Altra - Green Miles: 7.00
Add Comment
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.502.000.000.007.50

26 degrees here this morning so obviously no outside running!

Went to the gym, ran 5.5 miles @ 9:00 pace and 2 miles @ 7:30 pace.

Altra - Green Miles: 7.50
Comments(7)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.252.005.001.008.25

What a great day to run! 44 degrees, no wind and low DP and humidity.

Tryed to do somewhat of a progressive run but it's hard because of the hills. I thought it was a good run but compared to some a few weeks ago...not so great.

Mile Time HR HR % Max HR
1 7:32:00 135 69%  
2 7:22:00 155 82%  
3 7:24:00 158 84%  
4 7:05:00 161 86%  
5 7:04:00 165 88%  
6 7:14:00 162 86%  
7 7:00:00 164 87%  
8 7:04:00 168 89%  
.25 Mile Cool-Down      
Total 57:45:00 159 84%  
Pace 7:13:07     WT
Temp 44 Humidity 66  
Dew Point 37 Wind Calm  

Altra - Green Miles: 8.25
Comments(6)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.005.00

5 miles easy at the gym (half TM & half EL).

Altra - Green Miles: 5.00
Comments(2)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

Ran the small loop - 7 Miles. No watch...easy.

Altra - Green Miles: 7.00
Add Comment
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.258.000.000.008.25

Ran out and back to Smallville. Very foggy. Foot still an irritant, but I can run.

Same run as last Wed but with a little less effort.

Mile Time HR HR % Max HR
1 7:43:00 134 68%  
2 7:37:00 150 79%  
3 7:16:00 156 83%  
4 7:26:00 154 82%  
5 7:20:00 157 84%  
6 7:19:00 155 82%  
7 7:09:00 157 84%  
8 7:04:00 161 86% 169
.25 Mile Cool-Down      
Total 58:54:00 153 81%  
Pace 7:21:45     WT
Temp 37 Humidity 66  
Dew Point 39 Wind Foggy 158

 

Altra - Green Miles: 8.25
Comments(7)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

6 Miles - 3 TM, 3 EL

Another trip to Florida tomorrow. :-(

Altra - Green Miles: 6.00
Comments(3)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.201.000.001.005.20

5 Miles out and back. Some slow, some medium, some fast. No watch. 37 degrees/34 dewpoint, 81% humidity, 159 lbs.

Altra - Green Miles: 5.20
Comments(3)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.0010.150.000.0010.15

No watch. 37 degrees.

My foot/toe is feeling better even though it is all crooked/jacked up. It still feels like I'm standing on something or there's something stuck to the center/ball of my foot. I'm taping it to anoter toe so it stays somwhat straight.

Altra - Green Miles: 10.15
Comments(4)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.001.002.000.007.00

I stayed up a little too late last night and slept in a few minutes this morning. I was planning on another 10 mile. Decided to run a couple of faster miles so I threw a couple of slow 5K miles in the run. It was pretty cold but I made it okay with my double gloves, my extra heavy thermal tights and my heavy socks.

Ended up with a 7:38 overall pace...I guess there's more than one way to get to marathon average pace.

Mile Time HR HR % Max HR
1 8:12:00 131 66%  
2 8:06:00 141 73%  
3 6:30:00 152 80% 162
4 8:25:00 146 76%  
5 8:02:00 147 77%  
6 6:25:00 158 84% 166
7 7:47:00 154 82%  
         
         
Total 53:27:00 147 77%  
Pace 7:38:09     WT
Temp 30 Humidity 93  
Dew Point 28 Wind 7 159

Altra - Green Miles: 7.00
Comments(9)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

Small loop easy 8:18 pace.

Mile Time HR HR % Max HR
1 8:24:00 145 76%  
2 8:25:00 134 68%  
3 8:10:00 136 70%  
4 8:03:00 137 70%  
5 8:08:00 138 71%  
6 8:48:00 139 72%  
7 8:05:00 141 73%  
         
         
Total 58:03:00 139 71%  
Pace 8:17:34     WT

Altra - Green Miles: 7.00
Add Comment
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.105.000.000.0016.10

Even though I felt tired on this run, it appears I must be in pretty good shape comparing it to similar runs a month out from my CIM Marathon. I was really not wanting to get up a 5:00 am this morning to go and run. The first few miles I kept thinking..why am I doing this...then about mile 4 I settled into a comfortable effort and from then on the run felt pretty good. I pick up the pace for the last 5 miles to run at MP but had to push the last .5 to get there.

Still debating on running another marathon this spring. My foot/toe is still a sore subject and will probably determine what I do. 

Mile Time HR HR % Max HR
1 8:35:00 120 59%  
2 8:21:00 137 70%  
3 8:25:00 142 74%  
4 8:10:00 146 76%  
5 8:02:00 146 76%  
6 8:17:00 147 77%  
7 8:02:00 148 78%  
8 8:00:00 147 77%  
9 8:09:00 148 78%  
10 8:10:00 147 77%  
11 8:00:00 149 78%  
12 7:42:00 147 77%  
13 7:52:00 151 80%  
14 7:29:00 151 80%  
15 7:34:00 151 80%  
16 7:17:00 165 88%  
Total 128:05:00 146 76%  
Pace 8:00:19     WT
Temp 37 Humidity 34  
Dew Point 87 Wind 6 159

Altra - Green Miles: 16.10
Comments(12)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.102.003.000.009.10

Ran Small Loop & Smallville to make 9 Miles. 3 @ comfortable Pace, 3 @ 10K Pace, 3 progressive down to MGP. Felt good on this run…even at the end. 6's were hard but managable.

 

Mile Time HR HR % Max HR
1 8:20:00 141 73%  
2 8:18:00 140 72%  
3 8:00:00 144 75%  
4 6:43:00 154 82%  
5 6:37:00 161 86%  
6 6:24:00 167 89%  
7 8:12:00 149 78%  
8 7:53:00 154 82%  
9 7:32:00 156 83%  
Total 67:59:00 134 80%  
Pace 7:33:13     WT

 

Altra - Green Miles: 9.10
Comments(10)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.100.000.000.008.10

Ran small loop + out and back a ways to make 8.1. Easy Pace....probably 7:15 AP range...just kidding!

Altra - Green Miles: 8.10
Comments(8)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.504.500.000.009.00

Raining cats and dogs this morning so I went to the gym. 1 mile EL @ 9:00 then 1 mile TM @ 7:30 pace and 1 set of  20 assorted weights inbetween each. Total miles 9.

Hey guys...there's another Kingsbury runner on the blog. I met her the other day running on one of our country back roads. She goes by Simple Runner on the blog. If you have a minute go and visit her blog. She would like advice and encouragemet with her running. I can give her encouragment but you guys are much more qualified to give her advice! (you too Burt :-)

Altra - Green Miles: 9.00
Comments(5)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
15.153.000.000.0018.15

This run was definitly NOT intended! I went out planning on a 13 mile run but when I was 9 miles into my loop I came upon a low water crossing that was about knee deep in swiftly flowing water. It was dark and I ran into it to anckle deep soaking my shoes and socks completly. The temperature was already 42 degrees, it was raining lightly so I was already cold! I had to turn around and backtrack 9 miles making the run 18 miles. It caused me to be very late to work too! :-(

I had been dreading jumping my milage up to 18 but when I was forced to do it this morning it was not that bad. Actually, I was pretty pleased with the results. I felt like I could have upped the effort at any point and still finished strong. I did run the last 3 miles at MGP.

Glad to get a longer run under my belt, it's making me more confident that I can be in top shape for the Irvine Marathon if I decide to run it.

~~Mile Time HR HR % 
1 8:15:00 124 61% 
2 8:14:00 136 70% 
3 8:19:00 138 71% 
4 8:22:00 144 75% 
5 8:06:00 141 73% 
6 8:09:00 142 74% 
7 8:10:00 145 76% 
8 8:11:00 144 75% 
9 8:15:00 140 72% 
10 8:01:00 143 74% 
11 8:12:00 149 78% 
12 8:03:00 149 78% 
13 8:35:00 151 80% 
14 8:21:00 152 80% 
15 8:07:00 152 80% 
16 7:39:00 151 80% 
17 7:42:00 154 82% 
18 7:27:00 159 85% 
 
0.15 Cool Down   
Total 146:08:00 145 76% 
Pace 8:07:07   WT 158
Temp 42 Humidity 87/Raining 
Dew Point 40 Wind 18
 

Altra - Green Miles: 18.15
Comments(9)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.301.004.001.0010.30

Ran in Gatesville. ..visiting my parents. Started out just running, then after a couple of miles I thought about my plan to run one slow then one fast mile. Here is the results.

1. 7:56. 154

2. 7:30. 150

3. 8:16. 148

4. 7:05. 153

5. 8:50. 150

6. 6:49. 158

7. 8:38. 147

8. 6:39. 157

9. 8:44. 152

10. 6:23. 163

.3 mile @ 9:00 pace Avg. 7:42 @ 153

It seemed to take a while to get the wheels going on the fast miles. The first one was 7:30 and seemed hard.

Altra - Green Miles: 10.30
Comments(1)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.000.000.000.009.00

Started out with a plan to run 8 easy miles at 9:00 pace. After the first couple of miles I decided to speed up to a more comfortable easy pace.

Mile Time HR HR % Max HR
1 9:04:00 123 61%  
2 8:49:00 133 68%  
3 8:12:00 131 66% 145
4 8:46:00 135 69%  
5 8:43:00 135 69%  
6 8:50:00 134 68%  
7 8:35:00 132 67%  
8 8:28:00 133 68%  
9 8:40:00 138 71%  
         
         
Total 78:07:00 133 67%  
Pace 8:40:47     WT
Temp 39 Humidity 75  
Dew Point 42 Wind light 158

Working on a different way to tape my toe. Don't let the photo fool you, without the tape it looks really gnarly.

 

Altra - Green Miles: 9.00
Comments(4)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.000.000.000.009.00

Dang it! I forgot and left my watch at work again. Ran the same route as yesterday...probably a little faster today.

Altra - Green Miles: 9.00
Comments(5)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.153.001.000.0013.15

Felt lathargic for some reason today but finally got rolling on the last couple of miles.

Mile Time HR HR % 4 Mile Avg.
1 8:26:00 138 71%  
2 8:21:00 143 74%  
3 8:07:00 142 74%  
4 8:40:00 148 78% 8:14:30
5 7:50:00 150 79% 117
6 7:51:00 149 78%  
7 8:07:00 151 80%  
8 8:02:00 152 80% 8:00:30
9 8:02:00 150 79% 120
10 8:11:00 151 80%  
11 8:21:00 151 80%  
12 7:30:00 154 82%  
13 7:18:00 163 87% 7:50:00
.15 Cool-Down     124
Total 104:46:00 149 78%  
Pace 8:03:32     WT
Temp 57 Humidity 97  
Dew Point 56 Wind 0 157

Altra - Green Miles: 13.15
Comments(8)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

6 easy in the Gym today with some upper body weights.

Altra - Green Miles: 6.00
Comments(3)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
123.6044.6515.003.00186.25
Altra - Green Miles: 186.25
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