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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: 70.50 Month: 190.50 Year: 1023.95
Runs With Moxie Lifetime Miles: 7170.16
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: 750.67
Saucony Guide 7 2016 Lifetime Miles: 1085.76
Saucony Guide 8 Blue 2017 Lifetime Miles: 718.26
Adiddas Supernova Glide Boost Lifetime Miles: 688.15
Mirage 2 Red 2017 Lifetime Miles: 670.12
Saucony Ride Run Pop Orange Lifetime Miles: 650.19
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.000.000.000.003.00

3M easy run this morning just to keep the legs fresh.  Ran in a singlet and light gloves at 7:30am to mimic the start tomorrow and it was perfect at about 42 degrees.

Ran in my Tangents this morning and they felt pretty good, a little tight on the right foot but worked it out by the end of the run.  Trying to decide which shoes to run in...Tangents to gain the racing weight advantage (ran the Poky marathon in them but not a marathon yet) or my Stratos which I have run every marathon in but are a  bit heavier.  Argh! 

Take it easy today playing with the kids, doing a short hike with the families, walk with Kami, pasta dinner then early to bed.  My buddy Rob is going to drive Rachel and I to the start in the morning and then bring the families down to the finish later.  Ready to go!

total time:  21:17  (Saucony Tangents - 97.5 miles)

 

Comments
From Cal on Sat, Jan 12, 2008 at 13:19:12

Good Luck tomorrow! Run Hard!

From Bonnie on Sat, Jan 12, 2008 at 13:46:50

Good Luck tomorrow! Looks like good weather, you have trained smart, so all is lined up for a fantastic race!

Bonnie

From Dan S on Sat, Jan 12, 2008 at 16:02:49

Go Jeff! High carb recovery drinks (beer of your choice) on me when you get back.

From Dale on Sat, Jan 12, 2008 at 16:25:15

Go get 'em tomorrow!

From MarcieJ on Sat, Jan 12, 2008 at 17:49:45

Good Luck tomorrow, cant wait to see how you do, although we all know it will outstanding!!

From James on Sat, Jan 12, 2008 at 17:54:31

Go get 'em man!

From Jon on Sat, Jan 12, 2008 at 19:36:41

Good luck!

By the way, I've worn Tangents for my marathon and they were great- plenty of support the whole way.

From Jon on Sun, Jan 13, 2008 at 12:41:29

We're anxiously awaiting the race report...

From Bonnie on Sun, Jan 13, 2008 at 16:08:22

GREAT JOB Jeff!! I hope you are happy with your time, except for SGM it is your best this year, you are just chipping away at the minutes!

Bonnie

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