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San Antonio,TX,

Member Since:

Dec 13, 2009



Goal Type:


Running Accomplishments:

5K PR - 18:01 - Nov '14

10K PR - 38:37 (workout) - Oct '14

Half-marathon - 1:22:43 - Jan '14

Marathon - 2:58:43 in Boston! - Apr '13

50 mile - 7:49:30 (2nd) - Nov '15

Short-Term Running Goals:

- Balance

- Run more trails, volunteer, more social running, run with a team

- Race a lot more.  learn.

Race results / possible schedule:

Apr 2 - Hells Hills 25k trail - 4th

Apr 9 - Toughest 'n Texas 20-mile Trail - 2nd

May 7 - Paleface - Trail Marathon - 3rd

May 29 - American Hero road 25k - 2nd

Jun 25 - Pedernales Falls 30k nighttime Trail - 5th (sick)

Jul 16 - Muleshoe Bend 30k nighttime Trail - 3rd

Jul 23-24 - Fossil Valley 9-hour nighttime Trail - 2nd

Aug 6 - Colorado Bend 30k nighttime Trail - 4th

Aug 27 - Reveille Peak 30k nighttime Trail (entered)

Sep 10 - Franklin Mountains 50k (entered - not all-out effort...I hope)

Sep 17 - Lighthouse Hill 20-mile trail (entered)

Sep 24 - J&J 50 mile trail

Long-Term Running Goals:

Compete in a few more ultras without going off course (again)

Sub-18 in a 5k

One.  Good.  Marathon.


I started running at age 30, in late 2009.  I have 2 daughters (10 and 8 yrs old).



Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 0.00
Saucony A5 Lifetime Miles: 1054.70
Kinvara 2 - Gray/red Lifetime Miles: 1551.08
Kinvara 3 - Gray/red Lifetime Miles: 1244.23
1160s Lifetime Miles: 888.70
Saucony A5 Red Lifetime Miles: 565.10
Saucony A6 - Yellow Lifetime Miles: 214.00
Saucony A6 - Red/blue Lifetime Miles: 61.50
NB MT101 Trail Lifetime Miles: 302.00
Fastwitch 6 Red #1 Lifetime Miles: 286.50
Fastwitch 6 Red #2 Lifetime Miles: 267.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance

76F, 81%.  16 @ 7:47 AP.  Last mile in 5:57 - most of the work in the last half mile.  The only good thing about running in my neighborhood, and I really mean the ONLY good thing, is that I can situate a run to have the last mile to my house about 60' net downhill.  I can also set it up to finish 80' uphill, but you know, I don't do that.

Fastwitch 6 Red #1 Miles: 16.00
Weight: 0.00
From Bec on Sat, Aug 15, 2015 at 08:37:33 from

Downhill finishes are the best. :) nice run today

From flatlander on Sat, Aug 15, 2015 at 10:10:51 from

Yep, nice run. I have a downhill in my neighborhood, actually. 1.2 feet according to the plat filed with the county.

From Tom K on Sat, Aug 15, 2015 at 11:00:52 from


Nice miles, Joe.

From Bob on Sat, Aug 15, 2015 at 12:09:04 from

Twins Cities has a fantastic downhill finish, but getting there kinda sucks.

From allie on Sat, Aug 15, 2015 at 12:41:05 from

i have an uphill finish in every single direction to my house. don't believe me? you probably shouldn't but it's true.

you finished your long run at the exact same pace that i did a mile repeat yesterday, just wanted to point that out.

From Tom Slick on Sat, Aug 15, 2015 at 13:03:25 from

Hey, every last run around my home ends in an uphill run from all directions too. Life gives you lemons, turn them into mile hill repeats.

From Tom K on Sat, Aug 15, 2015 at 15:08:49 from

I have to drive to get to a hill.

From Dan on Sat, Aug 15, 2015 at 15:49:47 from

Nice run Joe. I am a believer in downhill finishes. I am also a believer in downhill starts. Downhill half way is nice too. I figure if you install a ski lift at the bottom, it could be achieved.

From allie on Sat, Aug 15, 2015 at 16:01:34 from

it can also be achieved via a fleet of buses that transport runners from the bottom of a mountain to the top and then have them run down. this is the standard method of racing in utah.

From SlowJoe on Sat, Aug 15, 2015 at 16:06:34 from

I was meant to live in Utah.

From allie on Sat, Aug 15, 2015 at 16:09:01 from

so was i, d@m*#t!

From Dan on Sat, Aug 15, 2015 at 16:15:54 from

What is the magical place you speak of?? Do they have limo service?

Hi Allie

From SlowJoe on Sat, Aug 15, 2015 at 17:35:50 from

Now they just need a race where you get bussed up to the top, and limo'd down to the bottom. I think I'd do well.

From Matt Schreiber on Sun, Aug 16, 2015 at 20:57:44 from

80' uphill!? Ha! Who would do that.

From Jake K on Mon, Aug 17, 2015 at 10:23:41 from

4:00/1:57 for the last two half mile splits?

From SlowJoe on Mon, Aug 17, 2015 at 10:38:34 from

Yeah right Jake...Who am I, Rudisha??

It was 3:59/1:58.

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