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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
    • 1:35:00 (8:01 Paced Callie) Surf City Half Marathon 2/2/20
  • 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:

  • Running Boston Marathon with Callie 2020 ...!!!
  • Break 19:00 in the 5K
  • Break 1:28 in Half Marathon
  • Hit 3:16:00 in the Marathon

Upcoming Races: 

  • 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: 7.00 Month: 136.60 Year: 357.00
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
17.1538.007.000.0062.15
Saucony Ride 4 (Orange Heel) Miles: 53.65Saucony Cortana (Blue) Miles: 8.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.0014.000.000.0014.00

Not really a very good run but I finished. I was hoping to run below 7:30 but that sure wasn't happening. It was hot, humid and windy and I labored to even keep this pace.

1/28/2013
Mile Time HR HR %  
1 7:35:00 HR Monitor
Not Working
 
2 7:33:00  
3 7:32:00  
4 7:35:00  
5 8:08:00  
6 7:30:00  
7 7:54:00  
8 7:37:00  
9 7:55:00  
10 7:44:00  
11 7:57:00  
12 8:35:00  
13 7:46:00  
14 7:37:00  
Total 108:58:00 0 0%  
Pace 7:47:00      
Where Run - Small Loop Clockwise 2X
Weather - 70 degrees, 80% Humidity, 19 mph Wind
Target:
Long Run - 14 Miles @ 7:30
Note: This run was much harder than it should have been.


1 Corinthians 15:58

58 Therefore, my dear brothers, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain.

Saucony Ride 4 (Orange Heel) Miles: 14.00
Comments(4)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.503.000.000.008.50

8.5 miles on the TM in the hot gym today. I was planning on running on the elliptical but  two out of three were broken and someone beat me to the one that worked.

1/29/2013
Mile Time HR HR %  
1 7:30:00 133 68%  
2 7:30:00 141 73%  
3 8:30:00 135 69%  
4 8:30:00 137 70%  
5 9:00:00 136 70%  
6 9:00:00 138 71%  
7 8:30:00 137 70%  
8 8:30:00 145 76%  
0.5 3:45:00 155 82%  
   
   
   
   
       
Total 70:45:00 148 76%  
Pace 8:19:25      
Where Run - TM at Gym
Weather - 70 degrees, 80% Humidity, Doors open
Target:
I don't know.

I think my Cowtown marathon is going to suck! I'm not very conficent right now.

Psalm 25:16-17
“Turn to me and have mercy on me, because I am lonely and hurting.
My troubles have grown larger; free me from my problems.”

Saucony Cortana (Blue) Miles: 8.50
Comments(5)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.000.000.000.009.00

Cross-training today - 9 miles Elliptical.

I'm going to try and jump back into my actual training schedule tomorrw with a 7 mile tempo run and a 20 miler on Saturday. I am calling my knee "good" now since almost all of the pain has gone away. Just like the last bone spur it took 5 weeks to heal and although very painful for a while went away quickly.

Revelation 21:4

"And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away."

Saucony Ride 4 (Orange Heel) Miles: 9.00
Comments(3)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.000.007.000.009.00

Okay, I jumped back into my training schedule today. This run is a set up for a 20 miler on Saturday. I seemed to be feeling pretty good and was able to run a little faster than what was on the schedule and without too much stress. We'll see how the Saturday run goes. My knee problem has almost completly gone away.

It was cold today at 29 degrees!

1/31/2013
Mile Time  
1 Warm-Up @ 9:00 Pace  
1 7:30:00  
2 7:28:00  
3 7:28:00  
4 7:25:00  
5 7:16:00  
6 7:05:00  
7 6:47:00  
1 Cool-Down @ 9:00 Pace  
   
   
   
       
Total 50:59:00     Elevation Gain 600'
Pace 7:17:00      
Small Loop + Smallville
30º - 30% Humidity - Light Breeze - 6:00 AM
Target:
Tempo Run - 1 Mile Easy, 7 Miles @ 7:26.
Note: The first 2-3 miles I didn't think I would do very well on this run but the further I went the more confident I got.
My heart monitor is not working so I don't have that data :-(
Felt good after the run.

Job 38:29

22-30 “Have you ever traveled to where snow is made,
    seen the vault where hail is stockpiled,
The arsenals of hail and snow that I keep in readiness
    for times of trouble and battle and war?
Can you find your way to where lightning is launched,
    or to the place from which the wind blows?
Who do you suppose carves canyons
    for the downpours of rain, and charts
    the route of thunderstorms
That bring water to unvisited fields,
    deserts no one ever lays eyes on,
Drenching the useless wastelands
    so they’re carpeted with wildflowers and grass?
And who do you think is the father of rain and dew,
    the mother of ice and frost?
You don’t for a minute imagine
    these marvels of weather just happen, do you?

Saucony Ride 4 (Orange Heel) Miles: 9.00
Comments(4)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.6521.000.000.0021.65

Here's the details:

2/3/2013
Mile Time HR HR %  
1 7:44:00 138 71%  
2 7:46:00 144 75%  
3 7:48:00 143 74%  
4 7:46:00 145 76%  
5 8:29:00 148 78%  
6 7:45:00 147 77%  
7 7:52:00 150 79%  
8 7:39:00 147 77%  
9 7:56:00 151 80%  
10 7:34:00 149 78%  
11 7:44:00 151 80%  
12 8:04:00 155 82%  
13 7:39:00 154 82%  
14 7:41:00 153 81%  
15 7:35:00 155 82%  
16 7:39:00 158 85%  
17 7:26:00 158 85%  
18 7:41:00 159 85%  
19 7:50:00 161 87%  
20 7:32:00 163 88%  
21 7:03:00 166 90%  
   
Total 162:13:00 152    
Pace 7:43:29      
Ran small loop 3X
40º to 52º - Calm and Clear
Target:
Long Run - 20 Miles @ 7:41
Note: This was a successful run. My HR stayed lower than I think it ever has on a long run like this. My legs didn't seem to get stiff at the end. I tried to drink plenty of gatorade early in the run and too a gu at 7 and 14.
This was the same run as last week with a 28 second per mile improvement.

My knee is not going to give me any trouble in the marathon in a few weeks. I believe it is 100% now. I wasn't really looking forward to this 20 miler but now that it's over I'm very happy with the results. My confidence is now building again. The weather was perfect at 40 degrees when I started but rose to about 52 before I finished. I ran my 7 mile loop 3X again today. I tried to be conservitive on the first loop, pick up the pace/effort throughout the seceond and third loops. My longest mile was 8:28 and my fastest mile was 7:03. The longer miles are because I have some pretty long hills that sometimes slow me down and also in some points of the run I just wasn't feeling it and so I just slowed down until I was comfortable again.

My average pace for this run was 7:43 and my HR was 152. 152 is really good for me on such a long run. I did press on the last three miles and my HR  jumped to above 160 but that's understandable because that's where the hills are and the last mile I was pushing pretty hard.

Now after the run, I feel really good for just finishing a 21 mile run.

Oh, I forgot to mention I ran 21 instead of 20 just because I felt like it and my fastest mile was the last one :-)

I can't cut and paste the spreadsheed details using this tablet but I'll do it Monday when I get to work. 

Saucony Ride 4 (Orange Heel) Miles: 21.65
Comments(5)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
17.1538.007.000.0062.15
Saucony Ride 4 (Orange Heel) Miles: 53.65Saucony Cortana (Blue) Miles: 8.50
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