Philippians 4:13

December 07, 2019

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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: 23.00 Month: 23.00 Year: 2763.07
Runs With Moxie Lifetime Miles: 9076.91
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: 1124.76
Supernova Glide Green 2018 Lifetime Miles: 1200.07
Saucony Fastwitch White 2019 Lifetime Miles: 301.83
Saucony Guide Yellow 2019 Lifetime Miles: 342.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.000.000.000.009.00

8M early this morning from the hotel after a better night sleep.  Went up Antelope Road and turned off before the big hill and ran up a different hill through a neighborhood where I knew there was a city park with a bathroom for a pit stop.   4M uphill, 4M downhill in an easy 1:02.   

Taking the family to Lagoon today with friends then heading home tonight.   Had a great day at Lagoon (count all the walking as 1M easy) except for one little incident.  We all went on the ferris wheel (huge one...hundred feet tall) with Kami and I taking our daughter and friend's son, and the other kids riding with them.  Well, when it came time to get off, we were just barely at the bottom near the "official" unloading area when it stopped working.  They were able to get our car unloaded, but our son, friends and their daughter were stuck at the top for 45 minutes...all of them kinda afraid of heights.  Kids were freaking out!!  Gave our group (and all the others stuck) free dinner certificates but the kids were a mess...crying, wanting to leave, wanting to "sue Lagoon" and/or tear down the ferris wheel!   Took the kids to Lagoona beach and they calmed down finally, but what an adventure.  Our son actually did great and was very brave while on the ride.

Saucony Progrid Ride 2009 Miles: 8.00
Comments
From Ashbaker on Mon, Aug 17, 2009 at 20:50:11 from 76.27.0.45

I thought of trying to reach you but it was just too short of notice that you were in town. Tell us sooner!:)

From jtshad on Tue, Aug 18, 2009 at 10:00:07 from 204.134.132.225

We almost didn't make it as our original plans had issues. If we would have stayed in SLC rather that Layton I would have joined you guys. I will be down in SLC next week (25-26) staying in Midvale, up for a possible run on Wednesday morning next week?

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