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Member Since:

Jan 10, 2011



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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

From I Just Run on Wed, Aug 03, 2011 at 14:11:46 from

I'm not sure why I can't add text to my blog from my phone but can add comments. Anyway...no run today. My hip and back or whatever is still giving me fits. I did order a bike on Monday so hopefully I can start riding soon. I'm really hoping the biking doesn't hurt the hip.

I'm actually headed up to Kansas today to work on an Extreme Home Makeover project. Our company was asked to put in a small water play area at the recipients home. I'll let you know how that goes. I'll be there thru saturday.

From Dan on Wed, Aug 03, 2011 at 23:15:23 from

Hey have fun on the travels. Is your phone an android phone? Even if it is an Iphone, download the 'Opera' web brower app and fine 'fast running blog', log in and then you can add txt- trust me, works fine :)

Hope you heal soon!

From I Just Run on Wed, Aug 03, 2011 at 23:23:47 from

Ah yes an android..! I like most of its functions better than my old I-phone. I'll look for the app.


From Dave S on Thu, Aug 04, 2011 at 15:42:22 from

It will be nice to be able to do some cycling to keep your fitness up while your hip/back heals. Hope you're able to do it without irritating them.

Sounds like a fun project in Kansas.

From I Just Run on Thu, Aug 04, 2011 at 23:10:28 from

Hey Dave

My wife said my bike came in. I'm excited to get home, assemble it and get it fitted. I need to get shoes, helmet, riding gear, etc. also. I'm also hoping it doesn't hurt when I ride.

The EHM project is pretty cool but I worked all night last night...no sleep at all. I've got a couple more days of work but not as intense. The show will air sometime in the fall but they "move the bus" on Saturday at 7:00 pm. It will be interesting when it airs.

From JG on Thu, Aug 04, 2011 at 23:26:05 from

Cool sounding project ... how cool to have a new bike awaiting your return! Travel safely, sounds like you may be operating on limited sleep!

From I Just Run on Thu, Aug 04, 2011 at 23:48:34 from

2 hour in the last 40... Good night :-)

From SlowJoe on Fri, Aug 05, 2011 at 11:34:48 from

Cool, let us know how they liked it all. Get some sleep!

From Steam8 on Fri, Aug 05, 2011 at 12:16:07 from

Yikes! Get some sleep! That is good news about the bike...I hope it doesn't hurt you and will strengthen things up and give your bod a break from running.

Are you going to be on TV when it aires? Let me know, I would love to watch it.

I broke down and changed our phone plans to Verizon and I am now up to speed with an iphone so that I know what all of your are talking about. It is so stinking expensive and I am CHEAP! It cost us 800 bucks to dump our old plan with Sprint. Yikes. What a rip off these phones are. And having an iphone is just like carrying around a computer everywhere. Even more of a time waster for me! ha! Safe travels home tomorrow!!!

From Dave S on Fri, Aug 05, 2011 at 20:24:23 from

Exciting news about the bike. Is it a road bike or mountain bike?

From I Just Run on Sat, Aug 06, 2011 at 00:35:04 from

Hey Steam & Dave

I bought an all carbon road bike. I'm really hoping it help my training. I was thinking a tri bike but couldn't find one I liked in the price range.

I now have an HTC Android phone. I actually jab gone through 2 I-phones . I actually like this one better. You're right about them being time wasters. Sorry about the expense...maybe you should have bought a road bike :+)

From JG on Mon, Aug 08, 2011 at 11:22:20 from

Let's see ... you are either sleeping ... or trying to figure out how to put your bike together! Actually, probably working ... anyhow, hope you had a safe return from Kansas & your hip is feeling better after a few days rest!

From I Just Run on Mon, Aug 08, 2011 at 11:24:10 from

Ha ha....JG, As a mater of fact I was just trying to update my Blog as I received your bump. I'll put the details in today's blog...

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