Philippians 4:13

December 14, 2019

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Idaho Falls,ID,USA

Member Since:

Apr 21, 2007



Goal Type:

Local Elite

Running Accomplishments:

2007 St. George Marathon 2:32:06 (marathon PR)

2014 St. George Marathon 2:32:45 (close to old PR...7 years later!)

2014 Boston Marathon, 2:39:00, 298th OA, 8th AG, 1st Idahoan

2013 Lake Lowell Marathon, 2:48:34 (Course Record), 1st Overall (#6)

2012 Boston Marathon, 2:43:26 (HOT!!), 114th OA, 9th Master OA, 1st Idahoan

2010 B&A Trail Marathon (MD), 2:40:18, 1st Overall (#3), Master's Course Record (still!)

2010 Mesa Falls Marathon, 2:48:55, 1st Overall (#4)

2009 Pocatello Marathon, 2:37:22, 1st Overall (#2)

2011 The M.A.D. Marathon, 2:55:14, 1st OA (training run) (#5)

2006 Teton Dam Marathon, 2:50:48 1st Overall (#1)

2015 Hood to Coast Relay (195 miles), 1st Masters Team (6th OA), 19:59:57, 6:03 avg pace for the team

2008 Ragner Relay Del Sol (182 mile relay) 1st place team 17:04:37, 5:38 pace avg for the team

50,000 lifetime miles from spring 2000 to October 2019.

Logged (on computer) 24,901 miles (circumference of the earth) in 2,889 days (11/29/12)

Short-Term Running Goals:

Keep on running, enjoy it for the sake of running, relax and enjoy

No racing, retired.

Long-Term Running Goals:

Keep running until this old body says no, running for fun.


Born in 1968.  I live in Idaho Falls, ID.  I started running competitively in 2005 and ran my first marathon in 2005. Now retired from competitive racing.

Married for 26 years with two children (20 and 17).

Bend down, O Lord, and hear my prayer;
answer me, for I need your help.
Protect me, for I am devoted to you.
Save me, for I serve you and trust you.
You are my God.
Be merciful to me, O Lord,
for I am calling on you constantly.
Give me happiness, O Lord,
for I give myself to you.
O Lord, you are so good, so ready to forgive,
so full of unfailing love for all who ask for your help.
Listen closely to my prayer, O Lord;
hear my urgent cry.
I will call to you whenever I’m in trouble,
and you will answer me.  - Psalm 86:1-7

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 21.25 Month: 62.25 Year: 2802.32
Runs With Moxie Lifetime Miles: 9091.91
Vibram Five Finger Bikila Lifetime Miles: 132.80
Saucony Xodus 2011 Lifetime Miles: 666.86
Altra Impulse Lifetime Miles: 1003.19
Saucony Guide 8 Blue 2017 Lifetime Miles: 1131.01
Supernova Glide Green 2018 Lifetime Miles: 1200.07
Saucony Fastwitch White 2019 Lifetime Miles: 311.83
Saucony Guide Yellow 2019 Lifetime Miles: 365.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

3.1 easy miles early on a beautiful morning.  Nothing special, just an easy taper run.  More miles at lunch today, some at MP.  (Ride Red)

5 miles at lunch on a wonderful day...70 degrees, sunny, light breeze!  3 easy miles, 2 at mid-MP for a nice easy run in 34 minutes.  Left hammy a bit tight, but the knee was good.  Splits: 7:12, 6:16, 6:17, 7:08, 7:07. 

Saucony Progrid Ride 2 (Black) 2010 Miles: 5.00Saucony Progrid Ride 2 2010 (Red) Miles: 3.10
From samanthahoward on Mon, Sep 27, 2010 at 07:46:25 from

sounds like u2 beautiful day song would have gone down great on this run :) enjoy the taper

From Rob Murphy on Mon, Sep 27, 2010 at 08:07:16 from

Good luck this week Jeff.

From Rob on Mon, Sep 27, 2010 at 10:32:03 from

Hey, I drove through Pocatello this weekend on a family trip to Yellowstone. I thought to myself "This looks like a nice town, I could live here" then I saw a sign that said Sizzler was voted Pocatellos #1 Steakhouse, and I changed my mind :)

Good luck this weekend.

From jtshad on Mon, Sep 27, 2010 at 10:34:21 from

Rob, yeah Poky looks great from the highway but is less desireable once in town. IF is the opposite, looks like crappy from the freeway but nice once you get into town.

Sizzler, huh? The abode of fine cuisine!

From Harris on Mon, Sep 27, 2010 at 13:26:34 from


I am looking for someone to take some bottles down to the elite table for me. We have a XC meet on Friday, so I won't be heading down there until later when the bottles are already being dropped off at the course. I don't know when you are heading down to SG, but I am in Cedar City. I could even meet you at an exit so it would not waste any of your time. Let me know. Thanks.

From jtshad on Mon, Sep 27, 2010 at 14:33:07 from

Greg, I could probably grab those from you when we head down on Thursday. Send me a private message with you phone number and I will call you when we are approaching Cedar City and we can try to hook up!

From Harris on Mon, Sep 27, 2010 at 15:08:09 from

I'll just post it here. I don't mind if people see my number. 435-559-1769

About what time will you be heading down on Thursday? I just want to make sure that I have my bottles with me when you are heading through.

From jtshad on Mon, Sep 27, 2010 at 15:10:16 from

Not sure yet when exactly I will be coming through, I will call you when I know more.

From Rob on Mon, Sep 27, 2010 at 17:19:32 from

Boy, looking at temperatures in St. George this weekend I think I'm glad I didn't get in.

Take an extra water bottle.

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