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February 20, 2018

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Location:

Idaho Falls,ID,USA

Member Since:

Apr 21, 2007

Gender:

Male

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 (CR), 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)

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

Logged 24,901 miles (circumference of the earth) in 2,889 days (11/29/12) http://jeff.fastrunningblog.com/blog-My-alarm-went-off-I-got-up-eventually-/11-29-2012.html

Short-Term Running Goals:

Keep on running, enjoy it for the sake of running, relax and enjoy life...de stress.

No racing, retired.

 

Long-Term Running Goals:

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

Support my wife's endeavor to do long distance road biking and her renewed interest in running! Keep biking more with her as cross training maybe do a Century ride.

 

Personal:

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

Married for 24 years with two children (18 and 15).

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: 13.00 Month: 175.25 Year: 452.70
Runs With Moxie Lifetime Miles: 6980.91
Vibram Five Finger Bikila Lifetime Miles: 132.80
Saucony Xodus 2011 Lifetime Miles: 563.11
Saucony Tangent 4 2014 Lifetime Miles: 336.53
Altra Impulse Lifetime Miles: 706.17
Saucony Guide 7 2016 Lifetime Miles: 1011.51
Saucony Guide 8 Blue 2017 Lifetime Miles: 627.76
Adiddas Supernova Glide Boost Lifetime Miles: 582.15
Mirage 2 Red 2017 Lifetime Miles: 558.37
Saucony Ride Run Pop Orange Lifetime Miles: 542.94
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.000.000.000.003.00

3M easy with Jeremy on warm and windy day along the boardwalk on VA Beach.  Nice to run with someone.  Met his lovely wife Rachel and friends Chuck and Jill who had just finished the 8K race. 

Went to the expo and checked in, met a few of the ladies I will be pacing.  Rick and Steve were very gracious to arrange for a room for me on the boardwalk so I don't have to drive 10 miles down to the start.  Weather tomorrow is still looking rough, but hopefully the course will help with wind breaks where we head into it and have the wind at our backs from 16 miles on. 

My bag has arrived in Norfolk, just not to me yet.  I will hang in the HGI for a while see if it shows up before I head back off to the expo to see where I will be staying and to hit the dinner tonight (maybe lounge by the beach). 

At the marathoners dinner, met a lot of the elite women and got to know each other a little and talk race strategy.  Also, the Hanson-Brooks Distance Project team was there for the HM and I talked with them for a while and got a picture with the team! I also met and talked with John Piggott (a great runner from VA) who is a very nice guy (sponsored by marathonguide.com).

total time:  25:40ish  (Tangents - 157 miles)

Comments
From Cal on Sat, Mar 15, 2008 at 12:05:23

Have fun tomorrow! Hope the conditions are good for you!

From James on Sat, Mar 15, 2008 at 12:13:13

Have a great run tomorrow and I will look forward to your post!

From Andy on Sat, Mar 15, 2008 at 12:49:02

Have a great run tomorrow.

From JohnK on Sat, Mar 15, 2008 at 13:45:58

Jeff, hope it goes well tomorrow and the weather turns out better than it looks right now!

From Jim on Sat, Mar 15, 2008 at 19:53:16

Hope everything goes great in the race tomorrow. Looking forward to the seeing your results.

From Sasha Pachev on Sat, Mar 15, 2008 at 20:03:46

If everything goes as planned, Jeff will run 2:46:59. He is going to be the ladies man tomorrow :-)

From MarcieJ on Sat, Mar 15, 2008 at 20:06:25

Good luck tomorrow!

From Adam RW on Sat, Mar 15, 2008 at 21:36:46

Have fun tomorrow!!! I'm looking forward to the report...

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