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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
Race: For The Love Of Go (3.1 Miles) 00:19:43, Place overall: 2, Place in age division: 1
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.000.002.001.106.10

For the Love of Go 5K

This was not really a target race. Just jumped in because Callie came home and wanted to run it. Couldn't really decide if I wanted to attempt a PR or just run for fun. Running 50+ miles this week with no real speed training hasn't really set me up for a PR.

I warmed up for 2 miles @ a 8:15 pace and got back to the start about a minute after the race had started. I decided to wait for everyone to start so I was the last across the start line. :-) started out at a comfortable pace but not really pushing it, still deciding how hard I wanted to run. After about a half mile I picked it up a little. Some rolling hills kept it from being really easy so I just settled into a hard but comfortable speed. After the second mile I decided to hurt a little so I started to pick up the pace. It was actually kinda fun passing almost everyone in the race. (I think there were over 250 runners.)

Ended up 2nd overall and 1st in my age. Was announced as a "Boston Qualifier". :-)

6:38

6:35

6:16

19:43 total

(Forgot to stop my watch at the end so not sure of the exact distance. )

Brooks Racer ST 5 (Race Shoes) Miles: 6.10
Comments
From flatlander on Sun, Feb 15, 2015 at 05:42:02 from 76.31.29.220

That is a great time, but contrary to what you said it wasn't unpredictable. I noticed you ran almost that fast earlier in the week for the last two miles of a 7-mile run. Plus, you have to be the first guy to ever qualify for Boston with a 5K, that's very special.

From Yasir on Sun, Feb 15, 2015 at 09:02:14 from 50.245.95.105

6:38 6:35 6:15 nice pacing. Passing everyone to second place had to be fun. You on fire I cant wait what other surprises you have for us this spring. Great race

From Matt Schreiber on Sun, Feb 15, 2015 at 21:52:22 from 66.17.102.175

Nice race. Good pacing and it seems like given where you're at in your training cycle, it was pretty expected. Looks good to me! :)

From Tom K on Mon, Feb 16, 2015 at 08:53:34 from 73.27.178.76

I like the "Boston Qualifier" announcement. That must have been cool. I hope you made engine noises as you went by everyone!

1 sec. off legit PR, has to 1. make you wonder about that first half mile, and 2. tell you that you are in really good shape right now. Great race.

From Tom K on Mon, Feb 16, 2015 at 08:54:29 from 73.27.178.76

Sorry, missed the turkey trot race from last year. Still, though, really fast.

From Rhett on Mon, Feb 16, 2015 at 10:49:38 from 24.121.0.8

Way to go! How far was the 1st place guy ahead of you? If you would have started on the starting line, maybe you would have won it all.

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