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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:

  • Break 19:00 in the 5K
  • Break 1:28 in Half Marathon
  • Hit 3:16:00 in the Marathon

Upcoming Races: 

  • Boston Marathon March '20 Not Going, Callie didn't make the cut! :-(
  • Boston 2020

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), Callie 27 (TCU University, Married and Runner).

My main sport is Team Roping, I've been doing that all my life. 

I started runnin in the spring of 2010.

I Just Run               

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 496.95
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: 934.00
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

Whoo...Hoo... Ran two days in a row. My hip was a tiny bit sore at first but after about a quarter mile it seem to be fine. I didn't run quite as fast as yesterday intentionally because I was going to bike too. I had a little trouble with the biking. My light went out after about 3 miles and I fiddled with it for 10 or 15 minutes and never got it to work again so I rode in the dark for quite a while. Also, I was planning on about 20 miles but ran short on time. My legs are still somwhat sore and heavy feeling....I'm hoping that will go away soon.

Run: 2 Miles @ 7:54 pace - Bike: 12.5 @ 18.8 mph

I'm kinda slow on my transitions...I need to work on that also :-)

2 Peter 3:9
The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. Instead he is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance.

Brooks Launch (Retired) Miles: 2.00
From Sue on Mon, Sep 12, 2011 at 11:24:11 from

Nice work! I always wondered how bikers were able to ride in the dark. I am suer it is a little scary. Good luck with the healing. Love the scriptures!

From SlowJoe on Mon, Sep 12, 2011 at 11:42:42 from

Sounds like the bike has kept your cardio up, maybe even improved it! Congrats on the 2 days in a row.

From Dan on Mon, Sep 12, 2011 at 19:00:39 from

Hey 2 days in a row! Sweet. Also, nice work Sat, 80 miles is epic!

From Dave S on Mon, Sep 12, 2011 at 21:09:03 from

Great news! Sounds like you've turned a corner on that injury. Nice job on the 80 Saturday. Maybe I'll have to get you to come up and do LOTOJA with me.

From Steam8 on Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 13:04:12 from

Two miles that past couple of days has got to feel sooooo good! I can't wait to feel it! One more week for me and I hope I get the green light! So happy things have healed up a bit and you are on the mend!

From I Just Run on Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 13:16:55 from

Hey Steam,

Yes I'm hoping I'm on the downhill side of this. I actually thought about running again this morning but decided not to since I got home really late last night. I think it was a good decision since the hip is still not 100% but much better with no additional pain after the two days of running.

From Steam8 on Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 13:19:57 from

Yep, better start back in easy and listen to your body. I am a bit worried because the past two weeks my hip has been hurting again. I think the boot has brought back the bursitis! dang it! I've been a bit lazy on my pt since I haven't been running. Did you get the PT info I sent? I don't know if it made it to you. :)

From I Just Run on Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 13:22:12 from

I didn't get it...? My e-mail address is ptatum@fountainpeople.com if that helps...

From I Just Run on Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 18:30:51 from

Hey Sue...Yeah it is a little scary riding in the dark. My light is bright but you can still come up on things really fast at 20 mph. A deer ran about 20 feet in front of me the other morning. If I had hit it I'd probably be a gonner.

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