Don Strout Sets 4th PR With Run SMART

Run SMART client Don Strout set his fourth PR under Run SMART at the 2011 MetroPCS Dallas White Rock Half Marathon. He finished in 1:42:24, just over four minutes faster than his previous best. [Full Results]

Run SMART coach Vince Sherry talked about the most encouraging part of Don’s race, “Don dropped his fastest split (7:28) in the last mile, which was faster than the pace he averaged in his last 10k race.” That’s a great sign! We’re looking forward to seeing more from Don soon.

Richard Garcia Sets New Half Marathon PR Despite High Temps

Despite temperatures near 80 degrees, Run SMART client Richard Garcia managed to set a new half marathon PR in San Antonio last weekend. Richard finished 3rd in his age group in 1:19:22, a new personal best by over two minutes (Full Results).

Richard purchased a 15-week marathon training plan with a goal of running 2:50 so he’s well on track to reach his goal at the Dallas White Rock Marathon on December 4th.

Good luck, Richard!