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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
0.5018.002.000.0020.50

Whewww... Got'er Done!

20 miler complete and in record training pace time. This was the best training run 20+ miles I have ever done. When I started out this morning I was afraid it was going to be a disaster. I got up at 5:00 am to run before going to chruch. It was raining and the wind was blowing at 16 mph. I didn't feel like I could even make it 20 miles much less run at the 7:56 training goal. There were deep puddles all over the road and because it was so dark I couldn't see them. My shoes and clothes were soaked within the first mile. I ran my 6.8 mile loop basiclly 3 times to make the 20 miles. I hate running a loop because everytime I come back to the start I feel like stopping.

Anyway, after the first difficult loop I seemed to start having some energy. By the time I was finishing the second loop I seemed to feeling pretty good so the last loop I went ahead and pushed it a little ending up with the last two miles in the 6's (Obviously I was pushing a little).

I really needed this run to build my confidnece. 

After the run I was wondering if I shouldn't be pushing it this much and just running the perscribed paces.

I went back and looked at all of my previous 20 mile runs (races included) and found out that my fastest pace has been 7:39 with a 162 Avg HR. This one was 7:37 with a 151 Avg HR...now I would say that is improvement!

Mile Time HR HR %  
1 7:52:00 149 78%  
2 8:03:00 144 75%  
3 7:29:00 143 74%  
4 7:47:00 149 78%  
5 7:42:00 147 77%  
6 7:29:00 146 76%  
7 7:55:00 145 76%  
8 7:52:00 146 76%  
9 7:45:00 147 77%  
10 7:37:00 149 78%  
11 7:52:00 151 80%  
12 7:35:00 151 80%  
13 7:32:00 151 80%  
14 7:47:00 151 80%  
15 7:34:00 152 80%  
16 7:29:00 154 82%  
17 7:26:00 156 83%  
18 7:50:00 158 85%  
19 6:59:00 161 87%  
20 6:54:00 165 89%  
0.5 Slow-Cool Down    
Total 152:29:00 151 79%  
Pace 7:37:27     WT
Temp 54 Humidity Raining 162
Dew Point 54 Wind 16 157.5
Target: Run 20 @ 7:56 Pace.
Good run, felt really good afterwards.

Isaiah 40:29-31 
He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; 31 but those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.

Saucony Cortana (Blue) Miles: 20.50
Comments
From Matt Schreiber on Sun, Oct 06, 2013 at 15:38:18 from 66.17.102.185

Great run today! Very impressive pace for the distance especially with the crappy weather. I those loop runs are not good for me either. The finish line looks so tempting. And how about those last two miles! You must've felt good about the run already at 18 to pull them off. Nice work.

From SlowJoe on Sun, Oct 06, 2013 at 18:10:37 from 66.69.93.8

Anytime you can run miles 19 and 20 that fast, you know your endurance is on point! Looking good for the RnR! Not sure where the cutoff usually is for the first wave at Boston, but you can actually update your time with the BAA if you get a new PR (and I think you will).

From derhammer on Sun, Oct 06, 2013 at 18:11:36 from 162.197.31.29

Fantastic run, IJR!

From DLTheo on Sun, Oct 06, 2013 at 19:46:48 from 76.28.161.119

Wow, IJR, great run! Looks like you are going to run a great marathon soon.

Out of curiosity, how does your first 18 miles pace and HR compare with your other 20 milers?

From flatlander on Mon, Oct 07, 2013 at 07:26:55 from 76.31.9.237

Those are fantastic! I'm sure you can't wait until your next one. Congratulations.

From Tom K on Mon, Oct 07, 2013 at 07:54:42 from 174.58.4.250

Great run. Fantastic finish! Strong work, brother.

From I Just Run on Mon, Oct 07, 2013 at 08:08:59 from 67.79.11.242

Thanks Guys.

DL, If you compare the first 18 to the other 20 mile runs it looks even better with me matching the best pace 7:42 and a lower HR of 149. My HR has always been higher than that after only the first 3-4 miles of a marathon.

From Russ on Mon, Oct 07, 2013 at 19:03:35 from 70.208.5.103

Very impressive recovery these past few months!

From Dave S on Tue, Oct 08, 2013 at 11:43:11 from 63.248.20.148

Nice run! Looks like you're ready for a big marathon PR!

From I Just Run on Tue, Oct 08, 2013 at 11:51:05 from 166.147.72.47

Hi Dave, where have you been?

From JG on Wed, Oct 09, 2013 at 10:02:40 from 99.141.151.28

Wow ... if we ever get together for a run I may make you do an 18 mile warmup before I jump in! Great job!!

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