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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
0.0012.000.000.0012.00

OK....I'm ready to run again. Yesterday I wasn't sure...ha ha, after Saturday's 20 miles I didn't feel very good and even yesterday I was still sore. Today I got up early and went to the gym to run, since it was 30 degrees outside. I couldn't really decide what to run so I just warmed up a little and set the treadmill on 8:00 mile pace and started to run. After 12 miles I was out of time and had to go to work. It's interesting that my heart rate seemed to level off at 140 after 10 miles. I felt about 90% when I started and felt pretty good even after I was finished. Now I need to decide what to run tomorrow. I've got 10 on my schedule and hopefully it will be warm and not rainy so I can run on the road.

2/8/2011
Mile Time Heart Rate
1 8:00:00 115
2 8:00:00 133
3 8:00:00 135
4 8:00:00 136
5 8:00:00 136
6 8:00:00 137
7 8:00:00 137
8 8:00:00 138
9 8:00:00 139
10 8:00:00 139
11 8:00:00 140
12 8:00:00 140
Total 96:00:00 135
Pace 8:00:00

1 Samuel 16:16
"Let our lord command his servants here to search for someone who can play the lyre. He will play when the evil spirit from God comes on you, and you will feel better.”

Mizuno Wave Rider 14 (Retired) Miles: 12.00
Comments
From The Quiet Pirate on Tue, Feb 08, 2011 at 11:40:12 from 152.26.59.252

Nice, consistent paces! Lots of miles for a Tuesday morning. How nice to have a gym to go to when it's so cold.

From I Just Run on Tue, Feb 08, 2011 at 12:17:30 from 67.79.11.242

Thanks...I actually have a really nice treadmill at home but I like to go to the grungy gym to break the monotony.

From derhammer on Wed, Feb 09, 2011 at 09:59:18 from 65.67.40.73

Low heart rate for 8:00 pace - I think you should set your 1/2 marathon goal pace higher - 7:30's might be a reasonable goal. Maybe on Thursday go out on your hilly course and run a couple easy and say 4-5 miles at 7:20's-7:30's and then a couple miles cool down. See how that feels and what you HR is at during those miles.

Oh, don't forget to set the treadmill @ 1% incline to mimic the effort of running on the road.

From I Just Run on Wed, Feb 09, 2011 at 10:09:22 from 67.79.11.242

Ahhhh...You just gave me some really good advice on the incline. I had seen that note on other's Blogs where they increased the incline to 1% but it never registered in my mind why. I haven't been doing that...but I will now. Also that is good advice on the hilly course run. I just ran 10 today (hard, but on the treadmill) so I figure I need an easy day tomorrow. I may need to wait until Saturday to do this run. So I'm thinking a couple of easy days (5 miles) then test run on Saturday, Longer run on Sunday and Easier week next week.

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