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July 21, 2018

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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: 54.00 Month: 181.25 Year: 1817.30
Runs With Moxie Lifetime Miles: 7498.16
Vibram Five Finger Bikila Lifetime Miles: 132.80
Saucony Xodus 2011 Lifetime Miles: 563.11
Saucony Tangent 4 2014 Lifetime Miles: 425.78
Altra Impulse Lifetime Miles: 774.67
Adiddas Supernova Glide Boost Lifetime Miles: 796.15
Saucony Ride Run Pop Orange Lifetime Miles: 802.94
Guide 8 White 2018 Lifetime Miles: 138.00
Supernova Glide Green 2018 Lifetime Miles: 129.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.500.000.000.0011.50

Wow, the nicest morning yet...55 degrees and no wind, just beautiful.  5M easy early (4am) as I head to the site today (every Wednesday) so I had to cut it short.  Will get a 5M in at lunch on the desert trails.

total time: 37:30  (Trigon 2 - 12 miles)

6.5M after work today on a windy but warm afternoon.  Couldn't get a lunch run in today due to meetings and driving schedule, so I went right after I got home as the family were all gone to friends houses.  Nice run, did not push just ran easy at about a 6:40ish pace.

total time:  43:30  (Trigon 2 - 19 miles)

 

Comments
From JimF on Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 15:06:46

Sounds like a nice day. I have seen a lot of traffic on the blog about a relay this weekend. How far is it and how many legs do you run? I ran one last year and it was a lot of fun even though we were not competitive. Hope everything goes well.

From jtshad on Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 16:27:08

We are running the Wasatch Back Relay, a 180 mile 12 person relay from Logan, UT to Park City, UT. Crazy race, go check in out at www.ragnarrelay.com and look at the Utah race.

From JimF on Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 17:51:11

It is a crazy race. There are some tough hill legs. Who is the lucky one that gets to run straight up a hill?

From Sasha Pachev on Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 18:14:04

Are you talking about leg 34 (Ragnar)? Seth Wold on the White team. They time that and he holds the all-time record on that leg. Do not remember who is doing it on the Blue team. Originally it was going to be Hayden, but we moved him to the White team to replace Steve Ashbaker who had a scheduling conflict. The White team is loaded, but so is BYU. The rumor has it we might be racing their entire traveling squad. They have never been able to do that in the past, though, so we'll see.

From JimF on Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 18:27:22

Good luck this weekend! I am sure you guys will represent the blog very well.

From Jon on Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 09:38:26

Jeff- did you get your car situation worked out? Are you driving to SLC are riding up with Chad?

Sasha- Cutika is doing Ragnar for Blue team.

From jtshad on Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 09:44:26

Jon, yeah we got it worked out. We are driving down to Walter's house and catching a ride back to Logan.

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