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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:

  • 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)

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: 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
5.255.000.000.0010.25

Drove home from Oklahoma yesterday so no running.

A little tired this morning but managed to get out for a 10 miler. I'm still waiting on a nice cool front so I can have my break-thru run. :-)

Nothing special on this run but I did manage a decent progressive effort run from start to finish. I am definitly putting out less effort and running faster than a month ago. I have gained about a full minute per mile with the the same HR Average. Now if I can work it down another 30 seconds with the same effort I'll be where I want to be.

Mile Time HR HR % Max HR
1 8:38:00 128 64%  
2 8:30:00 140 72%  
3 8:22:00 145 76%  
4 8:21:00 147 77%  
5 8:07:00 150 79%  
6 7:58:00 151 80%  
7 8:01:00 153 81%  
8 7:58:00 154 82%  
9 7:48:00 155 82%  
10 7:27:00 164 87% 172
.25 Cool-Down        
Total 81:10:00 149 78%  
Pace 8:07:00     WT
Temp 73/70 Humidity 94/88  
Dew Point 72/66 Wind   163/159

Brooks Glycrib 13 Miles: 10.25
Comments
From JG on Mon, Sep 21, 2015 at 16:21:49 from 174.60.252.61

Great run Preston! Progression runs are my favorite ... although lately they all tend to be progressively slower! :)

From Rhett on Mon, Sep 21, 2015 at 16:52:45 from 24.121.249.174

Yes, that was a nice progression run. You will soon be right back to where you where pre-injury.

From Russ on Mon, Sep 21, 2015 at 23:44:33 from 74.114.3.253

That age-defying cream you put on your feet and legs at night are definitely working! Way to turn back the clock, great running lately.

From Tom Slick on Tue, Sep 22, 2015 at 15:03:08 from 168.179.158.193

Keep the faith and keep on working. You know what they say: Faith without works is dead!

From Yasir on Thu, Sep 24, 2015 at 11:26:05 from 99.20.240.157

Nice work. I hope that foot pain is gone forever.

From I Just Run on Thu, Sep 24, 2015 at 17:02:40 from 108.178.73.170

Thanks guys,

I'm feeling much better about my running lately but my foot is sill a major limiting factor. I called and set another appointment with the foot doctor for next Thursday. I wasn't supposed to even go back but with the pain I'm experiencing I think he needs to look at it. I assume its scar tissue as the joint in my foot is obviously much larger than normal. I suspect he might give me a cortisone/steroid shot to break down the scar tissue.

I like progressive runs...I think that's all I'll run from now on. :-)

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