Don Strout Sets 8th PR With Run SMART

When Run SMART client Don Strout signed up for private coaching his personal best for 10k was 54:54. This past weekend he lowered it once again to 46:36 at the Tour de Fleurs 10k in Dallas. This was Don’s 8th PR since he started working with Run SMART coach Vince Sherry last summer. To put Don’s progress into perspective he’s gone from around 4:19-4:20 marathon fitness to a potential of 3:32 in about a year.

Don Strout Sets 7th PR

Run SMART client Don Strout set his 7th PR since signing up for private coaching. He dropped more time off of his 5k best with a recent finish in 21:04. When Don joined Run SMART last summer his 5k PR was 24:17! #transformation

Don works with Run SMART coach Vince Sherry.

Don Strout Takes A Big Chunk Out Of His 5k PR

Run SMART client Don Strout dropped almost 3 minutes off of his 5k PR at the NCR Sprint For Cancer. Don finished 17th overall in 21:19. Full Results. Since signing up for private coaching about nine months ago Don has set six new PRs over distances including the 5k, 10k, half marathon and marathon.

Don works with Run SMART coach Vince Sherry.

Don Strout Sets Second Straight Marathon PR

Run SMART client Don Strout pictured above with legendary coach Jack Daniels after setting a new PR at the Houston Marathon. Don finished in 3:45, a 12 minute personal best! In his last two marathons he has now shaved 34 minutes off his PR since signing up for private coaching.

Don works with Run SMART coach Vince Sherry. This is their 5th PR since they starting working together last summer.

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.

Don Strout Sets 22-Minute Marathon PR

Run SMART client Don Strout of Grand Prairie, TX set a 22-minute PR at the Baltimore Marathon this past weekend. His official time was 3:57:40 (Full results). This marks Don’s third personal best since he signed up for private coaching this past summer.

Don works with Run SMART coach Vince Sherry. Congrats, guys!

Don Strout Sets Another 10k PR

Run SMART client Don Strout set his second 10k PR since joining The Run SMART Project this past July. After only a few months of working with coach Vince Sherry Don has already dropped eight minutes off of his 10k personal best.

Last week in the WARR 10k Don dropped close to another four minutes off of his personal best finishing in 47:09 (7:35 per mile).

Don Strout Sets New 10k PR Under Extreme Conditions

Run SMART client Don Strout set a new 10k PR at The Hottest Half 10k in Dallas, TX. The event lived up to its name with 90% humidity and an average high close to 100 degrees! Regardless, Don was not afraid, and managed to drop four minutes off his personal best finishing second in the 40-44 age group in 50:56 (8:11 per mile). Full results.

Don works with Run SMART coach Vince Sherry.