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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
15.253.000.000.0018.25

I was dreading this run but I felt like I had to do it. I went to bed late and got up at 5:00 am to run. I was tired before I started.

The weather conditions were fair: 70 degrees, 68% humidity, 63 degree dew point, no wind.

I believe this gives a fair indication as to my condition right now. I need to run more "fast" miles to get used to a faster cadence. I should be able to keep my heart rate in the 150's throughout a run like this but the low energy didn't allow me to do it today. I'm not training under the RLRF program right now but if I were about four weeks into the training I should be running about this distance and pace, so I feel like I'm on track for preparing for SA Marathon.

I'm happy with my mileage for the last few weeks and my legs (joints) seem to be holding up pretty well. I would like to keep the mileage between 50-60 miles and add in some cross-training when I'm released to ride my bike.


Mile Time HR HR %  
1 8:25:00 139 72%  
2 8:19:00 141 73%  
3 8:15:00 145 76%  
4 7:57:00 143 74%  
5 8:00:00 144 75%  
6 7:56:00 147 77%  
7 8:49:00 149 78%  
8 8:18:00 144 75%  
9 8:32:00 145 76%  
10 8:12:00 143 74%  
11 8:31:00 149 78%  
12 8:29:00 151 80%  
13 7:58:00 152 80%  
14 8:04:00 154 82%  
15 8:28:00 154 82%  
16 9:14:00 155 82%   
17 8:28:00 155 82%  
18 8:11:00 160 86%  
0.25 Slow Cool-Down  
Total 150:06:00 148 78%  
Pace 8:20:20      
Temp 70 Humidity 68  
Dew Point 63 Wind    
Target: Run 18 at any speed.

 Proverbs 21:5 

The plans of the diligent lead surely to abundance, but everyone who is hasty comes only to poverty.

Saucony Cortana (Green) Miles: 18.25
Comments
From DLTheo on Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 12:56:23 from 155.130.107.42

I would say at this point speed is less important than distance. When is the SA marathon?

From DLTheo on Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 13:01:58 from 155.130.107.42

Hey, you're in 3rd on the mileage board right now!

From I Just Run on Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 13:30:26 from 67.79.11.242

The SA Marathon is Nov. 17th. It's really a warm-up for Boston in April. :-)

From Tom K on Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 13:33:45 from 174.58.4.250

HAD to be 18 miles, huh?! Couldn't be 17 miles, right?! Ha Ha. Nice work, man.

From I Just Run on Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 13:39:20 from 67.79.11.242

DL,

I didn't realize I was 3rd on the mileage board. :-) All I was worried about is beating Tom K. (Hope he's not listening. :-)

From seeaprilrun on Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 14:10:06 from 68.102.189.33

Nice long run, your injury seems to be a non-factor now, fitness is still good.

From SlowJoe on Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 18:52:23 from 24.32.57.229

Wow, 18 - you're a better man than I. I probably won't see 18 until October. Nice job!

From rAtTLeTrAp on Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 21:50:24 from 174.233.194.224

Nice to see you getting the volume back up there. I agree with Scott, it's probably better to focus on distance than speed with so much time left before the race.

From Tom K on Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 06:25:01 from 174.58.4.250

It should be noted that you, me, Rattletrap, Derunzo, Neasts, and Flatlander are all within 56 miles of each other. This ain't exactly a 2 man race, here! I have to admit, I'm a little intimidated by Rattletrap. Anyone that would run 23 miles FOR a veggie burger is a bit out of my league.

From I Just Run on Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 08:07:18 from 67.79.11.242

Thanks April and Joe,

The injury is pretty much a non-factor now. A little heaviness and both my shoulders get tried after running a while.

RT,

I would like to run a 10K next month but I'm afraid it would be a marathon pace. That would be embarrassing.

Tom,

I concede to all of those guys (including you). I know RT and Flat were out for months due to injuries (not sure about the others). They are going to come back like a vengeance! I'll probably hurt myself or burn myself out if I try to keep up with any of them or you. :-(

From rAtTLeTrAp on Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 08:14:38 from 174.233.194.224

Tom - for the record, I ran there for the cold one, the veggie burger was a bonus.

IJR - that depends on what your marathon pace is :)

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