Philippians 4:13

November 17, 2018

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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 (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)

Short-Term Running Goals:

Keep on running, enjoy it for the sake of running, relax and enjoy 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.



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:

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Saucony Xodus 2011 Lifetime Miles: 563.11
Saucony Tangent 4 2014 Lifetime Miles: 654.00
Altra Impulse Lifetime Miles: 832.00
Adiddas Supernova Glide Boost Lifetime Miles: 906.15
Guide 8 White 2018 Lifetime Miles: 437.25
Supernova Glide Green 2018 Lifetime Miles: 448.86
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Alarm went off early and had a hard time waking up.  Finally got out of the hotel around 5:30am and ran 10 miles on the Mt. Vernon trail and over George Mason Bridge to the Jefferson Memorial and Washington Monument. Total time 1:01.  Very fun run, glad I got up!

Lots of walking again today from Metro stops to meetings.  In between meetings and on the way to the Metro, walked past the White House when President Obama was leaving and watched his helicopter fly overhead.  Later after meetings we walked up and down King Street in Alexandria and ate at a great little Italian restaurant called Pines of Florence, great food.  Total of 4 miles of hot humid walking...dripping in sweat during the day!

After early meeting I made it back to the hotel in time to get a quick run in before the afternoon meetings. 4 miles on the Mt. Vernon trail towards Alexandria in 26:50.  Very hot and humid but I actually was running faster and easier at the end of the run!

Saucony Kinvara 2010 Miles: 13.00
From Neil on Tue, Jul 10, 2012 at 20:05:56 from

Very cool. Loved running the mall area. I've never visited in mid-summer though. The DC Swamp is not just a euphemism for the political environment- it is in fact an actual swamp. Stay cool.

From Jake K on Tue, Jul 10, 2012 at 20:41:04 from

Great area to run. I always enjoy running in DC. Lots of cool places to check out - early in the mornings is the best there.

From scottkeate on Wed, Jul 11, 2012 at 20:11:20 from

You are the master "running in the heat" man! Hot temps, humidity, no problem.

Sounds like a great time.

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