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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: 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
35.0415.000.008.1258.16
Saucony Cortana (Blue) Miles: 58.12
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

Back from Las Vegas with just a little money in my pocket. I won a "Fast Time" in one Roatation which paid $ 3,000 ($ 6,000 for the team). This got a lot of my entry fees back so I'm happy to win this. Had one mishap that kept me from making it into the big finals. I slipped a horn on one steer to keep us from being high call back in the big finals. Now it's time to start a new year and qualify again for next year's finals. They are just too good to miss.

Now to running:

I wasn't feeling to good this morning so I decided to only run 10 miles. I seemed to have a cold or sinus infection that is really dragging me down.

12/16/2012
Mile Time HR HR %  
1 7:44:00 135 69%  
2 7:53:00 149 78%  
3 7:46:00 148 78%  
4 8:22:00 153 81%  
5 7:47:00 149 78%  
6 8:00:00 148 78%  
7 7:47:00 153 81%  
8 7:51:00 159 85%  
9 7:24:00 158 85%  
10 7:22:00 163 88%  
   
   
   
         
Total 77:56:00 152 80%  
Pace 7:47:36      
Where Run - Big Loop
Weather - 61 degrees, light rain.
Target:
Long Run - 18 miles @ 8:11

Note: I was really tired from the trip from Las Vegas and I have a cold or sinus infection. Running short on time so I didn't attempte an 18 mile run.


Genesis 2:7

Then the Lord God formed the man of dust from the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living creature.

Saucony Cortana (Blue) Miles: 10.00
Comments(5)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.750.000.003.128.87

Back to the RLRF program although I ran what I missed last week instead of this weeks schedule. I'm still feeling really crummy but Callie (my daughter) is in town and so she went and ran with me. I don't think I would have done this without her being here. I was supprised I actually kept the paces. I actually was much better this time than the last training cycle (3:46 Avg. 165 HR).

12/17/2012
Mile Time HR HR % Max HR
2.5 Warm-Up @ 8:14 Pace, 145 HR  
1000m 3:42:00 153 81% 167
400m Recovery (Walk/Jog)  
1000m 3:43:00 155 82% 169
400m Recovery (Walk/Jog)  
1000m 3:45:00 155 82% 168
400m Recovery (Walk/Jog)  
1000m 3:45:00 156 83% 169
400m Recovery (Walk/Jog)  
1000m 3:38:00 156 83% 167
400m Recovery (Walk/Jog)  
2 Cool-Down @ 8:09 Pace, 147 HR  
Total 18:33:00 155 82% 168
Avg. Pace 3:42:36   Total Miles 8.825
Where Run - High School Track
Weather - 53 degrees, 30% humidity
Target:
Repeats - 10-20 Min. Warm-up, 5 x 1000 @ 3:44 (5:58 pace) 400m Recovery between each, 10 Min. Cool-down.
Notes: Good workout but I have a cold or sinus infection so didn't feel very well. Also, this was actually the workout I missed for week 13. 

Psalm 144:12

May our sons in their youth be like plants full grown, our daughters like corner pillars cut for the structure of a palace;

Saucony Cortana (Blue) Miles: 8.82
Comments(3)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

Today is supposed to be a cross-training day but it's too cold to ride my bike and I didn't want to go to the gym so I simply ran slow. Target was to keep my HR below 140.

12/18/2012
Mile Time HR HR %  
1 8:53:00 136 70%  
2 8:48:00 141 73%  
3 9:03:00 128 64%  
4 9:01:00 133 68%  
5 8:38:00 133 68%  
6 8:47:00 132 67%  
7 9:10:00 133 68%  
8 8:38:00 134 68%  
9 8:38:00 136 70%  
10 9:03:00 136 70%  
   
   
   
         
Total 88:39:00 134 68%  
Pace 8:51:54      
Where Run - Big Loop
Weather - 41 Degrees, 40% humidity.
Target:
Keep HR below 140.

Jeremiah 17:9

9-10 “The heart is hopelessly dark and deceitful,
    a puzzle that no one can figure out.
But I, God, search the heart
    and examine the mind.
I get to the heart of the human.
    I get to the root of things.
I treat them as they really are,
    not as they pretend to be.”

Saucony Cortana (Blue) Miles: 10.00
Comments(2)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.150.000.005.009.15

Well, running 4 days in a row has made me tired as shown in this run. I was schedule to run 6 tempo miles but after 5 I threw in the towel. Nothing hurts on my body and I'm not really sore, just tired. I couldn't even get my HR up to max. I think I'll rest tomorrow.

12/19/2012
Mile Time HR HR % Max HR
1.25 Warm-Up @ 8:35 Pace, 129 HR  
1 6:49:00 151 80%  
2 7:08:00 160 86%  
3 7:04:00 161 87%  
4 7:18:00 161 87%  
5 7:29:00 162 87%  
0.25 Walked  
2.65 Cool-Down @ 8:45  
   
   
 
 
Tempo Miles 35:48:00 159 85%  
Pace 7:09:36   Total Miles 9.15
Small Loop + Smallville (Clockwise) 
Weather - 71 Degrees, 80% Humidity
Target:
Tempo Run - 1 Mile Easy, 6 Miles @ 7:00 pace, 1 Mile Easy
Notes:
Just couldn't do 6 so I stopped at 5. I think I was just tired. This was my 4th consecutive day to run. It was also hot anad humid.

Galatians 4:21-26

(It's not about the land Israel)

21 Tell me, you who want to be under the law, are you not aware of what the law says? 22 For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by the slave woman and the other by the free woman. 23 His son by the slave woman was born in the ordinary way; but his son by the free woman was born as the result of a promise.

24 These things may be taken figuratively, for the women represent two covenants. One covenant is from Mount Sinai and bears children who are to be slaves: This is Hagar. 25 Now Hagar stands for Mount Sinai in Arabia and corresponds to the present city of Jerusalem, because she is in slavery with her children. 26 But the Jerusalem that is above is free, and she is our mother.

Saucony Cortana (Blue) Miles: 9.15
Comments(7)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.0015.000.000.0015.00

MLR Today, (learned that term from Slow Joe :-).

Last week's long run was supposed to be 18 @ 8:11 pace (but I missed that run). This week was supposed to be 13 @ 7:41 (and I didn't run this pace). But I guess if you average the two runs I pretty much hit the mark :-)

One thing I noticed was how consistant my HR was throughout the run. I don't think it's ever stayed so even for so long. The 27 degree temperature may have had something to do with this. It was cold but I bundeled up pretty well and luckily I didn't really get too cold, not even my hands or feet.

I have been just drinking water on all of my runs but today I just drank gatorade and took one gel during this run.

When I finished the run I felt pretty good. I believe I could have run a few more miles around an 8:00 pace but I couldn't have complete a full marathon. I guess I still need some more training and conditioning!

12/21/2012
Mile Time HR HR %  
1 7:51:00 142 74%  
2 7:32:00 149 78%  
3 7:45:00 154 82%  
4 7:41:00 150 79%  
5 7:45:00 151 80%  
6 7:49:00 152 80%  
7 8:18:00 152 80%  
8 8:42:00 152 80% Biggest Hill
Max HR 172
9 7:51:00 151 80%  
10 7:46:00 153 81%  
11 8:17:00 153 81%  
12 8:21:00 152 80%  
13 7:54:00 154 82%  
14 7:59:00 154 82%  
15 7:43:00 160 86%  
   
Total 119:14:00 152 80%  
Pace 7:56:56   1200' Elevation Gain  
Where Run - 1339 to Smallville, Birdsong Rd, 3353 back to Smallville & Home
Weather - 27 Degrees, 21% Humidity (5:00 am)
Target:
Long Run - 13 Miles @ 7:41
Note:
Really didn't have a specific target but would have liked to run a 7:45 pace. Main focus was to keep it somewhat comfortable for as long as possible.


Luke 2:6-7 

“While they were there, the time came for the baby to be born, and she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn.”

 

Saucony Cortana (Blue) Miles: 15.00
Comments(7)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.140.000.000.005.14

Ran the End of the World 5K this morning with Callie. Pace her at an 8:00 pace to win her age group.

Saucony Cortana (Blue) Miles: 5.15
Comments(5)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
35.0415.000.008.1258.16
Saucony Cortana (Blue) Miles: 58.12
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