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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:

  • 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)


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: 50.00 Month: 118.40 Year: 118.40
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

Here are the pictures of my foot after the operation. About 20 stitches, a couple of buttons and wire holding it together. I asked for an extra spring in the toe to give me a little more speed but the doc wouldn't add that. :-(

From Matt Schreiber on Thu, Apr 09, 2015 at 12:56:42 from

Wow! Pretty neat pics. I don't know much about foot surgery, but that looks pretty clean. Doesn't look like he sliced any more than he had to. Maybe hold off on this weekends LR though.

From Rhett on Fri, Apr 10, 2015 at 07:04:28 from

Here's to quick healing. I can't believe he wouldn't give you the extra spring. Where's his sense of adventure?

From Yasir on Fri, Apr 10, 2015 at 16:15:47 from

you are tough and crazy doing all that running on it before surgery that's look serious. I thought you were just a whiny :) you dont need extra spring you fast enough.

From Tom K on Fri, Apr 10, 2015 at 18:29:07 from


Heal up, soon. We need you back around here.

From Tom Slick on Mon, Apr 13, 2015 at 14:39:48 from

really cool photos, thanks for sharing! So how long before the doc says you can go try that foot out! Has he got you putting any weight on it yet? Nice to see those x-rays, gives a better picture of what you were telling us!!! Get well really soon!!!

From Derunzo on Mon, Apr 13, 2015 at 14:54:10 from

Holy cow! Looks painful. Heal up fast.

From SlowJoe on Mon, Apr 13, 2015 at 15:34:16 from

Wow! Can you walk around on it yet? Hope it's one on those things that looks more painful than it actually is...

Heal fast!

From I Just Run on Mon, Apr 13, 2015 at 15:38:28 from

Thanks for checking in on me guys. I had to take three days off work to keep it elevated. Since then it's not been too bad. I can walk as long as I just walk on my heel (I have one of those big metal, foam, velcor boots). I used a cane for a few days to get around.

The doctor hasn't told me how long before I can run but I did ask him if he got it fixed good. He said "I think so" and I said "good because I'm sure going to test it!" His reply was "you runners!!!".

From SlowJoe on Mon, Apr 13, 2015 at 15:53:30 from

I've always wanted a cane...

From Hillbilly Runner on Tue, Apr 14, 2015 at 10:35:23 from

Glad to hear the recovery is coming along good. Did running actually cause this injury or was it something else?

From Tom Slick on Tue, Apr 14, 2015 at 12:38:09 from

Why didn't you ask the doctor for one of those four wheeled walker things....you know the ones at the old folks home! (-:, (-:, (-:' . Get well soon...

From Russ on Wed, Apr 15, 2015 at 09:57:51 from

I like how you posted these pictures in the future. Great pics, thanks for sharing. Glad the healing is moving ahead, praying for a quick full recovery. With the help of a 4 wheeled walker....

From Yasir on Fri, Apr 17, 2015 at 06:00:32 from

I hope you are healing ok just checking on you.

From Tom Slick on Fri, Apr 17, 2015 at 07:38:33 from

Hows the foot coming along?

From I Just Run on Fri, Apr 17, 2015 at 07:52:59 from

Everything is healing well...I think. Just hobbling around with a big boot on my foot!

From Matt Schreiber on Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 20:04:12 from

Hey, just checking in to see if you've started running yet. ;) Just kidding. Hope all is well!

From I Just Run on Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 20:33:21 from


no but I'm hobbling really fast!

From Yasir on Sat, Apr 25, 2015 at 12:27:09 from

some speed work out might help the healing! just checking on you :)

From Tom Slick on Tue, Apr 28, 2015 at 15:26:24 from

that foot still looks like it hurts....whats new?

From I Just Run on Wed, Apr 29, 2015 at 11:42:14 from

Foot is healing well. I'm still in a boot until next week I think.

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