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Member Since:

Jan 10, 2011



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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: 0.00 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
Mizuno Wave Rider 14 (Retired) Miles: 2.00Brooks Launch (Retired) Miles: 30.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

No run again today but my foot and ankle are both better.

Callie came back from her mission trip to Belize. It was a great experience from her. She had a lot of stories to tell. There was a group of 72 people who went down to help in one of the small viliges in the jungle area. The team took medical supplies, toys and activities and most important the word of God to the Belize people. Callie said they were very receptive and the blessings were poured back on the team even more than they were able to give to the native people. There is a Blog about their trip. I will get the link and post it if you are interested in reading a few details about the trip.

1 Thessalonians 3:2
We sent Timothy, who is our brother and co-worker in God’s service in spreading the gospel of Christ, to strengthen and encourage you in your faith,

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Callie and I ran another 2 miles at 10:00 pm. Avg pace 8:48. Ran with new shoes. I think they helped.

Callie and I ran 2 miles this morning. 7:48 & 7:42 pace. My foot and ankle seemed okay. We may run another 2 miles this evening. Callie hasn't run in a week so she was winded a little after the run. She is competing in another mini-triathlon next Monday...good thing it's not a full triathlon :-)

Genesis 33:14
"So let my lord go on ahead of his servant, while I move along slowly at the pace of the flocks and herds before me and the pace of the children, until I come to my lord in Seir.”

Mizuno Wave Rider 14 (Retired) Miles: 2.00Brooks Launch (Retired) Miles: 2.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

3 easy miles with Callie.

Yesterday I went to Core Running Co. and bought new shoes. After trying on about 4 or 5 pair I picked the ones that felt the best (I'm really picky about all my shoes). I also bought some inserts for my high arches. I described the problem I was having to the shoe expert and he believes several things are contributing to my problems.

My Mizunos'  are worn out to the point the heal had dropped and was allowing the shoe to rub on the ankle ball. I believe the shoes were too narrow causing my toes to be pressed together. I shoed him my feet (which have blood blisters on the ends of my toes) and he said this shows that I use my toes like claws when I run putting a lot of pressure on those toes and the tendons that connect to these toes. Those tendons are the ones that are sore on the bottom of my foot and along the top of my foot. (I'm not sure I have all of this exactly right but it sounded sensible when he was describing it). Anyway new shoes, inserts and a little more light running should help me recover soon. On another note, my right knee is much better but still has a little twinge but nothing serious. I think only high milage will tell me how it really is.

Wow...Losts of talk and not much running... :-)

Daniel 7:19
“Then I wanted to know the meaning of the fourth beast, which was different from all the others and most terrifying, with its iron teeth and bronze claws—the beast that crushed and devoured its victims and trampled underfoot whatever was left.

Brooks Launch (Retired) Miles: 3.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

2.5 more miles with the San Marcos Running Club in the evening... Easy pace.

3 miles with Callie again this morning. I plan to keep it pretty easy this week while Callie is running with me. Next week I pick up the miles.

Mile Time HR HR % 3 Miles w/Callie (Ran 2, Rest, Ran 1)
1 8:22:00 133 66%
2 8:54:00 139 70%
3 7:36:00 139 70%
Total 24:52:00 137 69%
Pace 8:17:20 75 Deg. High Hum

John 6:18-20 

A strong wind was blowing and the waters grew rough. When they had rowed about three or four miles, they saw Jesus approaching the boat, walking on the water; and they were frightened. But he said to them, “It is I; don’t be afraid.”

Brooks Launch (Retired) Miles: 5.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

Cooler weather + No Knee Pain + Fully Rested - Slightly Sore Foot = Beating My Best Loop Time Ever (7:10 Pace for 6.65 Miles)

My heart rate really got up there but I made it through the run. We'll see what I feel like tomorrow. I ran the loop backwards so mile 5 is the tough one since it's almost all up hill. Callie sat out this morning since she is going on a long bike ride this evening. Callie and Sarah (my wife) went and bought Sarah a road bike yesterday. She wants to start biking and maybe bike with me while I run. She broke her hip (very serious break) a little over a year ago in a skiing accident. The doctors put some major rods, pins, etc. in her femor so running is really not an option for her. I'm afraid I'm going to get sucked into the biking world.....Help My Running Friends...!!! I feel like I'm the kid on the playground being offered some drugs :-)

Mile Time HR HR %
1 6:49:00 148 76% Ran the Loop Backwards
2 7:04:00 166 89%
3 7:05:00 166 89%
4 7:05:00 168 90%
5 7:52:00 170 91%
6 7:31:00 167 89%
6.65 4:15:00 169 91%
Total 47:41:00 165 88%
Pace 7:10:14 70º 50% Humidity

Ran .35 miles cool-down - Total Milage 7:00

Matthew 26:41
“Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.”

Brooks Launch (Retired) Miles: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

10 miles keeping my heart rate at 140 bpm. Aveage Pace was 8:55. It takes a while for my heart to start pumping so the first mile was about 8:00 and most of the other miles a little over 9:00. Callie decided to do her bike then run so we didn't run together. She has another Triathlon on Monday.

I think I may be completly over my knee problem. Now I've got to get my ankles and feet feeling better.

Job 2:7
So Satan went out from the presence of the LORD and afflicted Job with painful sores from the soles of his feet to the crown of his head.

Brooks Launch (Retired) Miles: 10.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance


Mile Time HR HR % 2 Easy Miles w/Callie 1 Fast Mile Alone

1 8:25:00 125 61%

2 6:17:00 151 78%

3 8:22:00 136 68%

Total 23:04:00 137 69%

Pace 7:41:20 75 Deg. Midium Humid

Brooks Launch (Retired) Miles: 3.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
Mizuno Wave Rider 14 (Retired) Miles: 2.00Brooks Launch (Retired) Miles: 30.50
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