Philippians 4:13

July 16, 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: 7.50 Month: 129.50 Year: 1519.24
Runs With Moxie Lifetime Miles: 8558.41
Vibram Five Finger Bikila Lifetime Miles: 132.80
Saucony Xodus 2011 Lifetime Miles: 652.11
Saucony Tangent 4 2014 Lifetime Miles: 811.77
Altra Impulse Lifetime Miles: 952.44
Saucony Guide 8 Blue 2017 Lifetime Miles: 804.76
Adiddas Supernova Glide Boost Lifetime Miles: 1126.15
Guide 8 White 2018 Lifetime Miles: 1017.72
Supernova Glide Green 2018 Lifetime Miles: 1041.32
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

8M on the TM at the gym this morning since it was 10 degrees outside and I again didn't feel like braving the cold.   Average pace of 6:25 with 1M at 5:49.  Had a little twing in the left foot and I got a pretty good side ache at one point that I got over by just really concentrating on my breathing pattern.  Had to go short today so Kami could get to the gym early.  (Stratos 3)

4.4M at lunch around the river on a very nice day...sun, no wind, still a bit cold.  6:53 average, nice and easy.  (T2)

Saucony Tornado 2 2008 (T2) Miles: 4.40Saucony Stratos 3 Miles: 8.00
From Jon on Thu, Mar 12, 2009 at 10:48:25 from

You're doing Boston and Ogden? You will have done 3 marathons this year just as most bloggers are doing their first...

From jtshad on Thu, Mar 12, 2009 at 11:18:34 from

Don't know yet for sure about Ogden, they have not got back to me yet about a comp.

From Burt on Thu, Mar 12, 2009 at 16:08:39 from

I've been wondering what the exact definition of comp is. I understand the gist of it, but what is it short for? It's got to be short for something, right? Not being an elite runner, it's just one of those words you hear and you make up your own definition. I understand it to mean the race lets you run, you don't pay a registration fee, and there's possibly an exchange of services. Maybe those services are that they have another elite runner in the race, making the event more competitive, and thus attracting more people each year? Or could a comp also mean some sort of cash prize for top finishers?

From sam on Thu, Mar 12, 2009 at 18:05:52 from

Good training as usual there JT, Comp can mean a few different things over here anyways Burt.

We call a comp when its for the club, or county etc!

usually less athletes attending and of a higher standard.

From jtshad on Thu, Mar 12, 2009 at 18:09:09 from

Mostly a comp, short for complimentary, is a free entry into the race. Sometimes the races may provide a comp hotel room as well or a stipend/travel money. It is usually established by criteria for past performances and anticipated peformance at this race. Or it is a reward for winning the race the previous year. Comp does not refer to a cash prize except as I just noted.

So for Ogden for me, I sent the RD a comp request, they asked for some additional info, the registration closed and this is my only way in at this point.

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