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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: 21.00 Month: 218.20 Year: 218.20
Runs With Moxie Lifetime Miles: 6897.91
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: 706.17
Saucony Guide 7 2016 Lifetime Miles: 990.01
Saucony Guide 8 Blue 2017 Lifetime Miles: 566.26
Adiddas Supernova Glide Boost Lifetime Miles: 502.65
Mirage 2 Red 2017 Lifetime Miles: 521.37
Saucony Ride Run Pop Orange Lifetime Miles: 507.94
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
290.0014.000.000.00304.00
Altra Impulse Miles: 59.75Runs With Moxie Miles: 110.50Saucony Fastwitch 6 2015 Miles: 51.25Saucony Mirage 3 Gray Miles: 91.00Vibram Five Finger Bikila Miles: 5.00Saucony Xodus 2011 Miles: 6.00Saucony Ride 5 2015 Miles: 72.00Addidas Boost Miles: 3.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.254.000.000.008.25

My back was really hurting last night and I was still a bit stiff this morning so I skipped the morning run to sleep in a bit and then stretched and rolled.

Beautiful day at lunch...sunny, not too warm, light breeze. 8.25 miles around the greenbelt and Freeman Park a couple of times.  57:20 (6:56 avg.)...started slower, last 4 full miles under 7:00 (6:31, 6:46, 6:48, 6:50). Good run, back and hips felt much better but I had some tightness in my right achilles.  (Altra Impulse)

Altra Impulse Miles: 8.25
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.250.000.000.0010.25

5:30am...4.25 miles with Moxie, short due to later start. (Mirage Gray)

6 miles in 45:10, slow progression on a windy day. (Fastwitch 6)

Runs With Moxie Miles: 4.25Saucony Fastwitch 6 2015 Miles: 6.00Saucony Mirage 3 Gray Miles: 4.25
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.000.000.000.009.00

Dan picked me up and we drove to the Menan Butte and ran the trails up to, around and through the crater just enjoying the scenery, company and natural setting.  Good 6 miles of fun running/hiking.  (Xodus)

Busy day...coffee with dad, last day of school activities, getting Kami ready for her century ride tomorrow, yardwork...3 mile shake out just to relax and have some down time. (Bikila)

Vibram Five Finger Bikila Miles: 3.00Saucony Xodus 2011 Miles: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
17.000.000.000.0017.00

5:15am...beautiful morning for a run...too bad is was such a crappy run.  6 miles with Moxie then dropped her off, pitstop, changed shoes then back out for 9 miles through SRL to the River Walk Trail (aka greenbelt).  Slow, sore, unmotivated.  I wanted to go a bit longer but my glute/hammy were just not up for it.  (Altra - 6, Mirage - 9)

Kami is riding the Little Red Century in Logan, we have 2 graduation parties, swim day at the pool (first time!), yardwork, etc.  A busy day today.  

Bike ride with the kids in the evening.

Runs With Moxie Miles: 6.00Altra Impulse Miles: 6.00Saucony Mirage 3 Gray Miles: 9.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.250.000.000.006.25

We had a chance to have a video call with our friend Robbie and the boys with sponsor through the African Children's Choir in Uganda.  Great to see and chat with them (the boys are HUGE!). Miss them and starting to plan a trip their next year (hopefully, senior trip for Justin?).

4.25 miles with Moxie before church on a great (warm!) morning.  Run later with the kids. (Ride 5)

2 miles at dusk with the kids. (Altra Impulse)

Runs With Moxie Miles: 4.25Saucony Ride 5 2015 Miles: 4.25Altra Impulse Miles: 2.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.250.000.000.0010.25

5:45am...4.5 miles on a gorgeous morning with Moxie. (Mirage Gray)

5.75 miles at lunch on the River Walk Trail (the floating bridge is finally open!).  Hot, stomach jacked, just got it done. (Fastwitch)

Runs With Moxie Miles: 4.50Saucony Ride 5 2015 Miles: 5.75Saucony Mirage 3 Gray Miles: 4.50
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

4:50am...met Curt and Patrick for a 7 mile run on a beautiful morning.  Ran 3 more solo miles to finish off 10 miles in about 1:17.  Good run, legs felt pretty good. (Ride 5)

Saucony Ride 5 2015 Miles: 10.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.500.000.000.0010.50

5am...5 slow miles with Moxie. (Ride 5)

5.5 miles on the River Walk Trail at lunch on a hot day.  41:30 total time including a 6:45 mile to catch DanS.  (Fastwitch 6)

Runs With Moxie Miles: 5.00Saucony Fastwitch 6 2015 Miles: 5.50Saucony Ride 5 2015 Miles: 5.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

6:30am...went out with Moxie on a warm but windy morning.  7 miles (about 2 with Alana, talked about her upcoming UVM race) then finished off the rest to the river and back.  Dropped off Moxie then out for 3 more to give a full 10 miles. (Mirage)

Staying home to work on prepping for more carpet work and to be with Justin and his recovery.

Runs With Moxie Miles: 7.00Saucony Mirage 3 Gray Miles: 10.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

6am...met Curt for a run.  Ran from home through SRL and back around the river for 8+ miles then finished off to 10 miles by myself.  Beautiful morning for a run! (Altra Impulse)

Altra Impulse Miles: 1.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

6:15am...8 miles with Moxie on a cool and very windy morning. (Mirage Gray)

After doing some chores around the house and fixing the kids breakfast, went our for 2 more in the neighborhood. (Bikila)

Runs With Moxie Miles: 8.00Vibram Five Finger Bikila Miles: 2.00Saucony Mirage 3 Gray Miles: 8.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.250.000.000.0013.25

6:45am...10 miles in 1:19 solo on a cool and cloudy morning.  One of the few runs that I run with music to get me through and have some inspiration. (Mirage Gray)

Spent the morning doing yardwork, chores and feeding my new "The NewsRoom" addiction.  I went out on a nice afternoon with Katelyn and Justin for 3.25 miles in the neighborhood while Kami was out for a bike ride. (Altra Impulse)

Altra Impulse Miles: 3.25Saucony Mirage 3 Gray Miles: 10.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.500.000.000.0011.50

5am...6 miles with Moxie on a cool but pleasant morning. (Mirage Gray)

5.5 miles at 7:42 pace on a beautiful day around the River Walk Trail.  Easy. (Fastwitch)

Runs With Moxie Miles: 6.00Saucony Fastwitch 6 2015 Miles: 5.50Saucony Mirage 3 Gray Miles: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.000.000.000.000.00

Woke up with plan to run, but tired and stiff and unmotivated.  Stretched, rolled, and did extended devotionals this morning.  Will run at lunch and/or after work...too busy with other things.  Needed the day off anyway.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.000.000.000.0011.00

5:30am...raining when I first woke up.  Went out for a short run with Moxie after it stopped. (Mirage Gray)

7 easy miles on a perfect day at lunch on the River Walk Trail.  Nice and easy, hammy still talking to me. (Fastwitch)

Runs With Moxie Miles: 4.00Saucony Fastwitch 6 2015 Miles: 7.00Saucony Mirage 3 Gray Miles: 4.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.500.000.000.0010.50

4:45am...5 miles with Moxie on a chilly morning. (Ride 5)

5.5 miles slow, hammy not feeling good this week. (Mirage Gray)

Runs With Moxie Miles: 5.00Saucony Ride 5 2015 Miles: 5.00Saucony Mirage 3 Gray Miles: 5.50
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.250.000.000.0010.25

5:45am...7 easy miles with Moxie on a chilly morning. (Ride 5)

3.25 miles with Justin around the neighborhood at 8:30pm. Nice run with him. (Mirage Gray)

Runs With Moxie Miles: 7.00Saucony Ride 5 2015 Miles: 7.00Saucony Mirage 3 Gray Miles: 3.25
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
14.500.000.000.0014.50

5am...12 miles with Andrea (first time in a long time). Ran to Bellin Rd via Sunnyside then up to Grandview and then back home along the River Walk Trail.  Beautiful morning for a run! (Altra Impulse)

2.5 miles with Katelyn and Moxie in the neighborhood. (Mirage Gray)

Good luck to all the athletes at RONR, Scenic River Classic and Spinderall (Kami is doin the 100M ride with a group of friends).

Camping (first one this year) with the faimly tonight at Rigby Lake (easy 30 minute drive up the road).  Good spot (power, water, cheap) with things to do.  But it was really windy and we had an issue with the awning.  And the wind was really strong all night so it was hard to sleep.

Runs With Moxie Miles: 2.50Altra Impulse Miles: 12.00Saucony Mirage 3 Gray Miles: 2.50
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.250.000.000.003.25

Slept in til 8:15 and had a lazy morning camping.  Headed home then did some chores around the house then went out for a run with the family around the neighhborhood.  Nice easy day for father's day. (Altra Impulse)

Altra Impulse Miles: 3.25
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.000.000.000.009.00

4:30am...5 miles with Moxie.  Glute still really sore.  Full day at work, maybe my only run. (Ride 5)

No run at lunch (busy).  Antsy and bored at home (family gone or on electronics) so I washed 3 cars, forced my son to register his team for the race this weekend and went out for a 4 mile run (solo) in the evening heat. (Altra Impulse)

Runs With Moxie Miles: 5.00Saucony Ride 5 2015 Miles: 5.00Altra Impulse Miles: 4.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

4:30am...6 easy miles with Moxie on a beautiful morning.  No run at lunch today due to a busy day. (Ride 5)

Runs With Moxie Miles: 6.00Saucony Ride 5 2015 Miles: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.005.000.000.007.00

5am...slept through my alarm.  Got out to run and my left hip/groin was really twinging so I cut the run/walk short.  Got home and stretched, rolled, core workout.  Argh. (Mirage Gray)

Snuck in a quick 5 miles at lunch in 33:45 (6:45 avg) on a nice day.  Leg doing much better than this morning. (Fastwitch)

Runs With Moxie Miles: 2.00Saucony Fastwitch 6 2015 Miles: 5.00Saucony Mirage 3 Gray Miles: 2.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.250.000.000.0011.25

4:45am...7 miles with Moxie along Sunnyside on a very nice morning.  Ran into Andrea and ran with her and her friend for a spell then on the way back cross paths with Curt and ran the last half with him.  Good to see friends and catch up. (Mirage Gray)

4.25 miles in 30 minutes at lunch...busy day with meetings. (Fastwitch)

Runs With Moxie Miles: 7.00Saucony Fastwitch 6 2015 Miles: 4.25Saucony Mirage 3 Gray Miles: 7.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
15.000.000.000.0015.00

5:30am...3 miles with Moxie then 7 miles with Curt on a nice morning for a run. (Altra Impulse)

14 mile bike ride with Katelyn and Kami for my daugther's 14th birthday!  Happy birthday!

Runs With Moxie Miles: 3.00Altra Impulse Miles: 10.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
15.005.000.000.0020.00

5am...5 miles with Moxie on a cool morning.  Then I was the driver/motivator for the kids at the To Bone and Back 40 mile relay race.  I ended up running/motivating 6 of the eight runners...3 miles with Justin on leg 3, 2.5 miles with Isabelle on leg 4, 2.5 miles with Braeden on Leg 5, 2 miles with Ben on leg 6, 2 miles with Jace on Leg 7 and all 5 miles with Katelyn on leg 8.  They ran 40 miles in 4:39 (7:00 avg) over a very challenging course.  Ended up with 20 miles on the day afterall (could have just run the 2 person with Gray afterall!). (Ride 5)

Runs With Moxie Miles: 5.00Saucony Ride 5 2015 Miles: 20.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

3 easy miles with Moxie on a beautiful morning. Pretty sore from yesterday.  (Mirage Gray)

3 miles in the afternoon, warm. (Boost)

Runs With Moxie Miles: 3.00Addidas Boost Miles: 3.00Saucony Mirage 3 Gray Miles: 3.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.000.000.000.0012.00

5am...6 miles with Curt on a nice morning. Nice run with a good friend. (Mirage Gray)

6 miles in 45:30 on pretty warm day at lunch.  Just easy to get my head cleared. (Fastwitch)

Saucony Fastwitch 6 2015 Miles: 6.00Saucony Mirage 3 Gray Miles: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.000.000.000.0012.00

5am...6 easy miles with Moxie, very nice morning. (Mirage Gray)

6 easy at lunch on a nice day (cool, cloudy, light breeze).  (Fastwitch)

Runs With Moxie Miles: 6.00Saucony Fastwitch 6 2015 Miles: 6.00Saucony Mirage 3 Gray Miles: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

5:30am...really tired and a bit sore this morning and slept in. When I got up I had to get out for a bit because it was just so nice out! 4 miles easy with Moxie. (Ride 5)

6 miles in 46:20 on a hot day at lunch.  (Fastwitch)

Runs With Moxie Miles: 4.00Saucony Fastwitch 6 2015 Miles: 6.00Saucony Ride 5 2015 Miles: 4.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

Early run on a great morning.  6 miles with Moxie then 4 more solo.  (Altra Impulse)

Runs With Moxie Miles: 6.00Altra Impulse Miles: 10.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
290.0014.000.000.00304.00
Altra Impulse Miles: 59.75Runs With Moxie Miles: 110.50Saucony Fastwitch 6 2015 Miles: 51.25Saucony Mirage 3 Gray Miles: 91.00Vibram Five Finger Bikila Miles: 5.00Saucony Xodus 2011 Miles: 6.00Saucony Ride 5 2015 Miles: 72.00Addidas Boost Miles: 3.00
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