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Location:

San Antonio,TX,

Member Since:

Dec 13, 2009

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

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.

Personal:

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
11.256.2517.50

75F, 98%.  17 @ 7:13 AP.  10+ on the warmup, then 2 x 5k at the track, 800m recovery in between.  Reps were 20:12, 20:13.  My light broke on my Garmin so these were paced blindly.  In hindsight I took it pretty easy on myself, but we'll call it 30k race-specific effort, in prep for my last 30k series race (even though a 30k on those trails takes 3 hours, not 2).

This weekend it looks like I'll do some pacing work at the Habanero 100...a hundred mile trail race that starts at high noon in mid August in SE Texas.  I don't get it either.

Saucony A6 - Red/blue Miles: 17.50
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Yasir on Fri, Aug 19, 2016 at 06:47:11 from 99.20.240.16

wow you are a busy man thank you for volunteering no race will ever happen without you guys.

From Jason D on Sat, Aug 20, 2016 at 11:26:08 from 24.127.111.174

That race sounds like a recipe for carnage.

Nice workout. I see you have a few more races lined up this fall. I'm thinking about mixing in some longer trail races as I think my ability to do well on long tempos and long runs makes them more suited to me. However, this fall it's looking like 5ks . . .

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