Philippians 4:13

July 20, 2019

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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 (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

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

No racing, retired.

Long-Term Running Goals:

Keep running until this old body says no, running for fun.


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: 35.50 Month: 157.50 Year: 1547.24
Runs With Moxie Lifetime Miles: 8573.41
Vibram Five Finger Bikila Lifetime Miles: 132.80
Saucony Xodus 2011 Lifetime Miles: 652.11
Saucony Tangent 4 2014 Lifetime Miles: 816.77
Altra Impulse Lifetime Miles: 957.44
Saucony Guide 8 Blue 2017 Lifetime Miles: 817.76
Adiddas Supernova Glide Boost Lifetime Miles: 1126.15
Guide 8 White 2018 Lifetime Miles: 1022.72
Supernova Glide Green 2018 Lifetime Miles: 1041.32
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

8am...stayed up late playing games with friends (Risk, had not played that in a while).  Slept in until nearly 7am!  Went to the gym and ran 10 miles in 1:05:20 for a 6:32AP, felt really easy.  Found that I really like listening to podcasts on the TM better than music, times goes by way faster!  Listened to Malcolm Gladwell debate (friendly) Adam Grant and "Thinking Biblically". (Guide White)

3 miles with Moxie in a light snow, she has been getting antsy since I have not taken her out regularly in the mornings. (Glide Boost)

Katelyn has a dance today and going to my coworkers funeral, sad.  Making my focus on retiring as soon as I am able more meaningful so I can get on with my next phase of life using my 10 hours a day in a different intentional manner.  I will still do my curent job to the best of my ability to have impact/significance and glorify God, but looking forward to doing different things in the next phase.  Target location is looking very feasible right now based on planning and calcs pending evening moderate returns of 401(k) for the next 6 years.  That along with pension, savings and SS should make it dobale. 

Adiddas Supernova Glide Boost Miles: 3.00Guide 8 White 2018 Miles: 10.00
From Bob on Sat, Feb 09, 2019 at 12:01:49 from

What’s the target location?

From jtshad on Sat, Feb 09, 2019 at 15:30:19 from

Right now, St. George Ut. Love the active lifestyle, miles of trails/pathways, cheaper cost of living (taxes, energy, etc.) and some decent housing prices in the area including a 55+ community that is pretty nice. Warm weather but still seasons, less cold temps and a shorter "very hot" season than AZ.

From Bob on Sat, Feb 09, 2019 at 15:32:45 from

Heck! Might join you!

From Little Bad Legs on Sat, Feb 09, 2019 at 20:38:02 from

Sorry to hear about your coworker. Puts things into perspective...

From jtshad on Sun, Feb 10, 2019 at 11:51:22 from

Bob, look into it! Every location has good and bad, but we have really enjoyed our times in St. George.

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