Philippians 4:13

December 14, 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: 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
15.000.000.000.0015.00

Slept in this morning and waited until it warmed up before heading out for a run about 9:45.  15M in 1:45:45 on a nice running day down through Snake River Landing, around the greenbelt and to Freeman Park and back with an additional 1.75M through the neighborhood.  Ran into my old friend Nephi Gold at about 5M mark and ran 4 miles with him catching up (he is doing ultra trail runs now...Logan Peak, Jupiter Steeplechase and lives in Ogden since Nov. 08).  Then ran the rest of the way home trying to pick it up for a few miles then I just plain ran out of fuel and coasted in the last 2M.  Overall a decent end to the week that started off being sickly. 

Saucony Trigon Ride 2 Miles: 15.00
Comments
From JimF on Sat, Oct 03, 2009 at 20:00:56 from 76.125.1.152

Glad to hear you are feeling better. It is cooling down here in Indy so hopefully the weather will be great for the marathon.

From Jon on Sun, Oct 04, 2009 at 10:01:58 from 75.169.137.80

I saw Nephi at all those races- he's a nice guy.

How many weeks till Indy?

From jtshad on Sun, Oct 04, 2009 at 11:51:14 from 69.20.183.178

2 weeks until Indy. Reading the race reports from SGM has me pretty motivated to run strong in Indy. The course looks a bit confusing with all the turns, but the low elevation and rollers looks to make it a very runnable course. Still only 3 other verifiable sub 2:50 guys registered!

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