Philippians 4:13

October 23, 2018

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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 (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)

Short-Term Running Goals:

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



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 25+ years with two children (19 and 16).

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: 26.50 Month: 213.50 Year: 2741.16
Runs With Moxie Lifetime Miles: 7925.41
Vibram Five Finger Bikila Lifetime Miles: 132.80
Saucony Xodus 2011 Lifetime Miles: 563.11
Saucony Tangent 4 2014 Lifetime Miles: 601.78
Altra Impulse Lifetime Miles: 813.17
Adiddas Supernova Glide Boost Lifetime Miles: 885.15
Saucony Ride Run Pop Orange Lifetime Miles: 881.94
Guide 8 White 2018 Lifetime Miles: 391.25
Supernova Glide Green 2018 Lifetime Miles: 392.61
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Had a hard time getting up this morning (first work week of the new year...ugh!) but finally got out the door for an easy 6M in colder weather on the Sunnyside pathway.  Easy pace on the clear path (except for the curbs at road crossing...hard piled up snow) in 51:12.   (Trigon)

5M at lunch on the greenbelt on warmer and sunny day.  Started out for the first half with Dan S. then picked it up for the second half at a slow MP.  Overall run time of 35:10.   Along the way we were stopped and interviewed by a local news channel about being crazy runners doing this in the cold, snowy and icy conditions!  (Progrid)

Saucony Progrid Ride 2009 Miles: 5.00Saucony Trigon Ride 2 Miles: 6.00
From Jon on Mon, Jan 04, 2010 at 20:29:42 from

Better record the news!

From c h a d on Tue, Jan 05, 2010 at 17:05:28 from

Interesting that they would interview you for that on what you describe as "warmer and sunny day." Where's the news crew when it's 2 degrees at 5:30 am??

From Jon on Tue, Jan 05, 2010 at 20:02:49 from

Chad- the news folks are smart enough to stay inside on those days!

From Adam RW on Tue, Jan 05, 2010 at 22:49:40 from

Jeff, You have to find if there is an on-line feed of the interview.

From jtshad on Wed, Jan 06, 2010 at 11:41:49 from

The news folks interviewed 3 of us, and used the soundbites from Dan S and my buddy Pat B but not mine. They did mention all our names. Link at

From Adam RW on Wed, Jan 06, 2010 at 11:57:34 from

Thanks for sharing and I agree I'm more concerned about the cars than the ice or cold.

From jtshad on Wed, Jan 06, 2010 at 12:17:21 from

Yeah, the cars are a concern if you are running on the road, but they interviewed us at the running pathway, not out on the roadways!

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