Philippians 4:13

January 21, 2020

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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 (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) 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.

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 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: 18.00 Month: 140.00 Year: 140.00
Runs With Moxie Lifetime Miles: 9227.91
Vibram Five Finger Bikila Lifetime Miles: 132.80
Saucony Xodus 2011 Lifetime Miles: 719.86
Altra Impulse Lifetime Miles: 1003.19
Saucony Guide 8 Blue 2017 Lifetime Miles: 1197.01
Supernova Glide Green 2018 Lifetime Miles: 1203.07
Saucony Fastwitch White 2019 Lifetime Miles: 339.83
Saucony Guide Yellow 2019 Lifetime Miles: 435.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

6 easy miles early with Curt in 47:20 on a beautiful morning for a run.  Last real run before the marathon, feeling good right now.  It was a nice easy run with great conversation, thanks for the company Curt!

Left for camping tonight, pulled into camp at 9:15 and found out that the campsite I thought we had was in fact taken.  Camp host was great and had us pull up to the group site for the night.

Saucony Mirage 1 2011 Miles: 6.00
Comments
From Jake K on Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 10:26:46 from 155.100.226.53

Good luck this weekend Jeff! Hope you have a great race!

From Superfly on Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 10:30:21 from 74.211.21.81

Good luck with the race Jeff. Just go out and get some good MOJO to bring down to STG... you know feel good, have fun, and pig out after the race at some kind of BBQ.

From jtshad on Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 10:32:48 from 204.134.132.225

Thanks, guys! I did this same thing last year (Mesa full, Poky half) as training runs for STGM and felt good (except the heat at STGM sucked). We are camping this weekend (last weekend before school starts) right on the course which should be fun. Relax and do some grillin' in the outdoors after the race!!

From Kory on Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 14:37:34 from 134.50.89.24

Saucony AMPro compression socks do they work? I've heard good things about them and the CEP compression socks. I was thinking about getting some for the Poky Half next week.

From Adam RW on Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 09:25:07 from 155.101.152.123

Nice way to finish off a training cycle. Tear it up at the race!

From Smooth on Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 12:58:00 from 75.162.91.253

GOOD LUCK at Mesa Falls!

From Neil on Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 13:43:54 from 164.165.24.5

Good luck Jeff. Gotta run Mesa Falls again, if only to have an excuse to camp and fish in Yellowstone/IP area.

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