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February 19, 2020

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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

50,000 lifetime miles from spring 2000 to October 2019.

Logged (on computer) 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 from competitive racing.

Married for 26 years with two children (20 and 17).

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: 744.86
Altra Impulse Lifetime Miles: 1008.19
Saucony Guide 8 Blue 2017 Lifetime Miles: 1254.26
Supernova Glide Green 2018 Lifetime Miles: 1224.07
Saucony Fastwitch White 2019 Lifetime Miles: 339.83
Saucony Guide Yellow 2019 Lifetime Miles: 486.50
Addidas Supernova Glide Black 2020 Lifetime Miles: 50.25
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After a long day of travel yesterday (a 3 hour delay in Cincinnati due to mechanical problems with the plane), I got out for an easy 7M on a chilly morning.  Started out wearing my Trigon's and immediately ran back home to change shoes and retire these as my achilles started feeling it right away.  After changing into the Stratos, a good run at a 7:27 pace.  Will get out for 6-8M at lunch today.  It is good to be home.

Total time: 52:10  (Stratos - 56 miles)

Nice 7M run on a beautiful day at lunch...65 degrees, sunny and a light wind.  1M warmup (6:39), then some 50/50 miles of tempo and MP for the next 5M, then a cooldown mile.  The total run ended up with a nice and easy 6:22 avearge pace.  Felt great, no pain or any fatigue, just a simply fun run.

total time: 44:30 (Stratos - 63 miles)

From dave holt on Fri, Aug 22, 2008 at 09:49:44

Hadn't stopped in to say hi for awhile - so "Hi!"

From jtshad on Fri, Aug 22, 2008 at 09:50:54

"Hey" right back at ya! Looks like the training is going well. Keep it up. Hope life down south is treating you well.

From Jon on Fri, Aug 22, 2008 at 10:11:33

I've had more delays at Cincy airport than I care to remember. Ugh. Welcome home.

Seems like your achilles is definitely your indicator for when your shoes are worn out.

From wheakory on Fri, Aug 22, 2008 at 14:46:16

How many miles did you have on your Trigon's? I'm at 613 miles and probably going to retire mine. Nothing like being home, and very nice run, and very wise to switch shoes.

I'm wondering if I would have anything left after the Pocatello Marathon to run Salmon Marathon for fun.

From jtshad on Fri, Aug 22, 2008 at 14:49:45

Jon, I have decent luck at Cincy, but Atlanta...fugetaboutit!

Kory, these Trigon's only got 465 miles on them, low compared to the others I have had.

See how you feel after Poky and let me know. Right now I have 2 rooms and will get rid of one in the near future. 1 is a queen bed at a B&B if I run the race with just me, the other is a 2 queen bed room at a hotel if my family comes. I would love to have the company!

From wheakory on Fri, Aug 22, 2008 at 16:22:29

Jeff - That might be an option I would love to run the Salmon marathon, but I better focus on Pocatello and see how I feel afterwards. If I feel good I would take you up on it, and I'm sure I wouldn't be in any shape to really do that good but since it's the first one there it would kind of be fun to run for fun.

TOU is the week after and I usually run that one, but I know all the Hotels are booked, and I'm not going to bug anyone about staying at their place since it would be such short notice and probably an inconvenience.

From jtshad on Fri, Aug 22, 2008 at 16:24:14

I had a hotel reservation in Logan for this year's TOU, but cancelled it about a week ago and now you are the second person who might have had a need to use it (but now maybe Salmon is in your sights instead...yeah!).

From Robert on Fri, Aug 22, 2008 at 18:47:25

Yes, you are running great. That achilles thing must be the shoes. Usually my knees bark when I go to far on a pair. Later.

From Jon on Fri, Aug 22, 2008 at 22:27:32

I've got a spare room for TOU.

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