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Member Since:

Jan 10, 2011



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)


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: 37.25 Month: 155.65 Year: 155.65
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

It's official....the meatheads at the gym hate me! I was confronted by two of them (the leaders I presume) today about me sweating up the machines. They gave me a bottle of 409 and somewhat politely ask that I do a better job of wiping down the machines after I use them. They brought up the owner's name several times in the conversation so I'm sure I'll soon be looking for another gym.

I took a couple of vitamin I last night and one this morning to take away some of the pain in my side. My exercise consisted of riding the elliptical for 9 miles and then running on the TM for 3 miles. Total workout time was about two hours. I hate the elliptical machine! I'm not really sure how much good all of this is doing but this pain in my side is really p...ing me off (sorry for the fowl language). I think I'll just torture myself until it goes away!

Elliptical 9 Miles - HR Avg. = 137

TM 3 Miles @ 7:30 Pace - HR = 152,159,164

Matthew 21:12-14

 12-14Jesus went straight to the Temple and threw out everyone who had set up shop, buying and selling. He kicked over the tables of loan sharks and the stalls of dove merchants. He quoted this text:
   My house was designated a house of prayer;
   You have made it a hangout for thieves.
Now there was room for the blind and crippled to get in. They came to Jesus and he healed them.



Saucony Ride 4 Miles: 12.00
From rAtTLeTrAp on Wed, Mar 28, 2012 at 08:29:36 from

You must look menacing on that elliptical if they were both afraid to confront you alone :)

From derhammer on Wed, Mar 28, 2012 at 15:01:07 from



You need to go to Airrosti ASAP - like yesterday. These guys have gotten me back to health in as little as 2 visits - the most recent being my quad problem. No joke - go. End of story. Your health insurance should cover - just need co-pay. There is a location in San Marcos!!



From Dan on Wed, Mar 28, 2012 at 15:42:43 from

LOL @Trap

DH- would be nice if they were up here

IJR- Keep getting kicked out of gyms, it is life on the wild side

From DLTheo on Wed, Mar 28, 2012 at 16:32:58 from

Good times, IJR, good times. If everybody liked you, you'd be doing something wrong.

From Rye on Wed, Mar 28, 2012 at 16:35:21 from

When I played basketball in high school, when we played our cross town rivals and I would always get stuck guarding this dude that was dripping wet with sweat! I still feel like I have some of his dna....

Hope you get feeling better. I have an appointment next week!

From Lily on Wed, Mar 28, 2012 at 16:53:28 from

Lame meatheads. I've noticed they are gossipy and chatty like Women.... the male meatheads that is. Now the Women meathead (yes the exsist). Don't even get me started. ha!

From I Just Run on Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 07:41:28 from

RT, You know I didn't think about that but when you're on an eliptical machine it does make you pretty tall...I was looking down at those guys!

DH, Thanks for the good advice, I just don't think I can make myself go to the doctor right now. I feel like I just need to wait this out.

Dan & DL, The meatheads were much nicer to me today :-)

Rye, I could have been that guy :-(

Lily, Ha ha..there is a woman meathead that comes to the gym every day. She just looks at you and flexes a muscle or two and then turn away...never says anything...creepy!!

From flatlander on Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 16:08:32 from

No way! Tell them to go buy their own TM if they don't like somebody else using the community one. That is just out of line.

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