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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: 4.00 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
0.3315.005.000.0020.33

Another long run today. I wasn't able to run Friday or Saturday so my week total fell to 50. I really wanted to be at 60.

This run was very similar to my long run two weeks ago. When I started I couldn't remember exactly what I had done but now realize I didn't start out quite so slow. Last time I started the first 5 miles with an 8:00 pace. On this run I started with a 8:15 pace. My pace was 1 second slower this time than before. That was okay but I really had to push on the last 5 miles to bring the average pace down to 7:43.

It seems like I have a long way to go, I feel I should be running this run with an average pace of 7:30.

Mile Time HR HR %  
1 8:28:00 156 0.83  
2 8:24:00 139 72%  
3 8:10:00 142 74%  
4 8:12:00 144 75%  
5 8:02:00 144 75% 8:15:12
6 8:05:00 139 72% 145
7 7:50:00 142 74%  
8 7:56:00 145 76%  
9 7:49:00 148 78%  
10 7:33:00 148 78% 7:50:36
11 7:36:00 150 79% 144
12 7:40:00 150 79%  
13 7:31:00 152 80%  
14 7:31:00 156 83%  
15 7:24:00 160 85% 7:32:24
16 7:28:00 160 85% 154
17 7:18:00 162 86%  
18 7:08:00 163 87%  
19 7:08:00 164 87%  
20 7:10:00 167 89% 7:14:24
0.33 Slow-Cool Down   163
Total 154:23:00 152 80%  
Pace 7:43:09     WT
Temp 37 Humidity 75 158
Dew Point 30 Wind   156

2 Corinthians 12:9

But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.

 

Saucony Cortana (Red) Miles: 20.33
Comments
From flatlander on Mon, Jan 27, 2014 at 09:12:21 from 76.31.9.237

I dunno, this run looks really good to me, it is 20 miles essentially at your PR marathon pace -- not only that but much faster to finish. I did a simmilar run on Saturday (although slower and at a fairly uniform speed), but probably neither one of us should be doing many 20-milers this close to GMP. I decided I could get away with it once and it was a confidence booster. Actually, the way you poured it on the second half you are probably due for a new and significant PR at Boston as long as you keep your legs fresh.

From JG on Mon, Jan 27, 2014 at 17:31:51 from 99.141.151.28

You amaze me with all your fast 20 milers and you never seem happy with them ... that is some solid running Preston. Every single thing I have ever read states do not do long runs at marathon pace ... you have to trust your training ... you only need to run 20+ miles fast one time ... and that is race day.

From Derunzo on Mon, Jan 27, 2014 at 18:05:00 from 24.218.179.128

First 10 miles = just getting warmed up.

Second 10 miles = kicking a$$!

From I Just Run on Tue, Jan 28, 2014 at 08:08:09 from 67.79.11.242

Flat,

Thanks...I'm hoping for a nice PR but I'm embarrassed to state my goal. :-)

JG,

I guess, since my goal is so high, I am expecting for this pace to be easier...I probably need to lower my expectations. :-(

Derunzo,

Thanks, how do you get to were the whole run is like the second half. :-)

From JG on Tue, Jan 28, 2014 at 08:24:06 from 99.141.151.28

Preston, you don't need to lower your expectations, you just have to trust your training ... your race is 82 days away! Keep up the good work!! Start mixing in some faster target pace tempo runs & speed work, slow your long runs down ... it will all come together in 12 weeks.

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