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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: 

  • Nothing Planned

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 23 (Baylor University), Callie 26 (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: 28.00 Year: 672.85
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
4.101.0010.000.0015.10

Well, the weather is getting colder. It was 28 degrees but a wind chill is 17 degrees....burrr!!! It's funny though, I guess I overdressed because I was really sweating by the end. I ran the first 4 with Callie, then took off to complete the total 15. My goal was to bring my avg down to 7:45 by the end. Mission Accomplished! I was hoping for a slightly lower HR, this was not much improvement over my last 15 mile run, but I did feel much stronger and continued to increase the pace to the end (last mile the fastest)! Glad to get the 15 out of the way. 15 will be my long run for one more week and then I jump to 20.

Mile Time HR HR %  
1 8:35:00 136 69%  
2 8:28:00 142 73%  
3 8:08:00 143 74%  
4 8:17:00 148 77%  
5 7:24:00 152 80% 8:10:24
6 7:45:00 149 78% 144
7 7:34:00 163 86%  
8 7:33:00 159 84%  
9 7:24:00 157 83%  
10 7:16:00 159 84% 7:30:24
11 7:35:00 165 87% 157
12 7:35:00 159 84%  
13 7:31:00 164 87%  
14 7:23:00 163 86%  
15 7:17:00 168 89% 7:28:12
.25 Mile Cool-Down     164
Total 115:45:00 155 81%  
Pace 7:43:00 Max HR 176 WT
Temp 28 Humidity 93  
Dew Point 27 Wind 14 154

Altra Instinct Black Miles: 15.10
Comments
From Tom Slick on Tue, Jan 02, 2018 at 17:31:17 from 66.87.126.91

Nice distance and splits! any way you get to 17* it's cold!

From I Just Run on Tue, Jan 02, 2018 at 17:38:23 from 199.38.187.9

Thanks Tom! 11 more miles still seems impossible at this time. :-)

From Russ on Thu, Jan 04, 2018 at 16:17:38 from 74.114.3.253

Nicely done! 15 miles in below 20F temps is a big deal, and glad to hear you were sweating by the end. My first couple years running I didn't quite have the gear I needed but would brave the cold for any distance. I ended up sick quite often, so it now makes me nervous to do a long run in the cold. Way to kill it!

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