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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:

  • 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)

Personal:

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: 0.00 Month: 82.75 Year: 975.42
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
10.000.000.000.0010.00

Took it easy today to make sure all my mechanical parts were still in good working order after the long run on Tuesday. Everything seems to be fine but my next two days of running will be light as I'm going to a conference in Austin. I'm not sure exactly where or when I will run but hoping to get in 4-5 miles each day.

Next week will be back to 70+.

10 Easy Miles Today @ around 9:00 Pace.

Hebrews 10:25 

Not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.

Saucony Mirage II Miles: 10.00
Comments
From derhammer on Thu, Mar 27, 2014 at 14:29:05 from 64.245.52.2

Ah, I see, come to Austin and don't look me up! ha.

Nice running lately. Good idea to take it easy.

How do you like the Mirages? Maybe that's a good marathon shoe for me.

From I Just Run on Thu, Mar 27, 2014 at 14:50:25 from 67.79.11.242

DH,

Ha ha... I thought about you when we decided to stay in Austin. We're actually staying in that RV park right on IH-35 near William Cannon Dr. I'm hoping I'll be able to run around the block or something to get my 4-5 miles in each day. I also though about driving down to town lake but not sure where to park, etc. I thought it might not be worth the effort. If you have any suggestions let me know.

I was so pleased with my long run the other day I decided I would savor it and take it easy for a few days. :-)

Originally I didn't really like the Mirages for training. They have a little less cushion than the Cortana's I really like, but as I've worn them more I'm now beginning to like them. The Cortana's don't last very long. After only about 400 miles you really can see and feel the wear on the sole to the point they are lumpy. My Mirages have about 400 miles on them and they still feel really good. They seem like they would be a lot heavier than my Kinvara's but there's only 1 ounce difference. I would buy another pair but I haven't seen them on sale yet. :-) I did just order a new pair of Cortana's and a pair of Hurricane's from 6pm.com. They were less expensive than runningwarehouse even with the discount.

From derhammer on Thu, Mar 27, 2014 at 15:10:25 from 64.245.52.2

Preston - goggle map this address - YMCA

1100 West Cesar Chavez Street

Austin, TX 78703

(512) 542-9622

There is plenty of parking and there is a trail near the ball fields that will take you under the street to the main trail - you can't get lost on the main trail - it's a loop. However, there are options of 5, 7, 10, and 14 - you could always go 2.5 and then turn around - it's easier than trying to pick the right bridge to cross.

From Rye on Fri, Mar 28, 2014 at 10:18:50 from 184.99.81.20

Enjoy.....

From SlowJoe on Sun, Mar 30, 2014 at 18:07:33 from 66.69.93.8

Just reading about your LR the other day - nice job!!!

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