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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
  • 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 (7:49 pace) The Woodlands Marathon BQ 3/3/16
  • 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: 

  • Marathon for Odoption Nov. '19
  • Boston Marathon March '20

Long-Term Running Goals:

  • Run Sub-18:00 5K
  • Run Sub- 3:10 Marathon
  • Compete in a Full Iron Man
  • Win 1st in the World Series Team Roping Finals

Personal:

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: 13.00 Month: 47.75 Year: 1043.60
Brooks Racer ST 5 (Race Shoes) Lifetime Miles: 146.57
Saucony Kinvara 2 (Race Shoes) Lifetime Miles: 404.02
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
0.000.000.000.000.00

I didn't run or bike today mainly because I got home about 1:00 am last night. We took another couple and our missionary friend (who has been in Joplin since the a few days after the big tornado) to San Antonio. Our missionary friend has come down to visit us for a few days. We took them all to the River Walk and to the Alamo. All of them are from up north (not real Texans). It's funny how little they knew about Texas history...Such as the fact that if the Alamo had fallen to the Mexicans we would now live in the United States of Mexico and  we would never have formed the United States of America, and we'd all be Mexicans ... I couldn't believe they didn't know that well known fact :-)

It's probably best I take a day off and let my legs and my hip rest. I feel I accomplished something running two days in a row and I don't want to mess up what I've gained.

Here's a picture of two of our friends in front of the Alamo... (They're on the right)

Proverbs 24:6
Battles are won by listening to advice and making a lot of plans.

Comments
From Steam8 on Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 13:51:07 from 166.70.55.77

You could probably use a day off.

I went to the Alamo and stayed in a hotel off of the River walk for work a couple of months before I was married. I guess it was a little over 15 years ago. I still remember how humid it was. It was a fun place.

From Dan on Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 19:53:19 from 208.54.85.145

I was there last year, cool photo. I agree, you have been biking alot, and a great reason for a day off.

From I Just Run on Wed, Sep 14, 2011 at 12:57:45 from 67.79.11.242

Funny thing is I have only been the the River Walk about 3 times in 25 years...! This time I finally rode the river taxi ride. I learned a lot about the history of the area. I would now suggest anyone going there pay the $10 for the ride :-) As far as the day off, yes I probably needed it. Although I haven't been logging many running hours my energy output seems to be high. Maybe I should be watching the calaries burned :-@ Ahhh more numbers!

From flatlander on Wed, Sep 14, 2011 at 13:21:54 from 198.207.244.102

I haven't been on the boat either, but my son and his wife just did that and they highly recommend it.

From I Just Run on Wed, Sep 14, 2011 at 13:23:54 from 67.79.11.242

Ok...so I went back and looked at my last 70 mile running week. I burned 8,765 calories. I then went to my latest week of 214 miles biking and 2 miles running. I burned 13,325 calories ... Hummm interesting, don't know what it means but it's interesting.

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