Philippians 4:13

January 17, 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:

Miles:This week: 34.00 Month: 110.00 Year: 110.00
Runs With Moxie Lifetime Miles: 9212.91
Vibram Five Finger Bikila Lifetime Miles: 132.80
Saucony Xodus 2011 Lifetime Miles: 707.86
Altra Impulse Lifetime Miles: 1003.19
Saucony Guide 8 Blue 2017 Lifetime Miles: 1197.01
Supernova Glide Green 2018 Lifetime Miles: 1203.07
Saucony Fastwitch White 2019 Lifetime Miles: 339.83
Saucony Guide Yellow 2019 Lifetime Miles: 429.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

7 miles on a very nice morning with Moxie and Curt in approximately 53 minutes.  We were running nice and easy through SRL having a great conversation when we ran into Marlin about 3 miles in.  Ran about 2 miles with Marlin, then he split off as we headed home.  A nice friendly run.  Ran in the AMPro compression socks again, I really do like them!  (TSD5)

I am treating the marathon this weekend as a training run, so I won't really taper this week but may cut back a bit on Thurs/Fri.

Speedwork on a hot day at lunch.  5x0.5M intervals with 0.25M recovery after a 1.5 mile warmup.  Interval paces:  5:35, 5:40, 5:45, 5:50, 5:47.  First 3 were good to ok, last 2 the heat was catching up to me.  Overall not too bad (not too good either) considering the 7 miles this morning as well.  A total of 7 miles in 48:20. (Tangent 1)

Saucony Tangent 1 Miles: 7.00Runs With Moxie Miles: 7.00TSD-5 4-11 Miles: 7.00
From Walter on Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 12:42:40 from

Nice miles Jeff! Did you see my Facebook comment yesterday as I drove through I.F. ? I was trying to cooerse you into finding me. Lol

From jtshad on Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 12:52:14 from

Thanks! No, I did not see your message, you should have just called me!!!

From Walter on Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 13:35:07 from

I know, I was in a zone for home. I should've stayed with you on my way up to Hamilton. I was so tired that night.

From Andrea on Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 16:03:11 from

Do you use the compression socks for recovery too or mainly during runs?

From jtshad on Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 16:05:00 from

This is my first time having them and I wanted to try them out for some training and will also check them out for recovery after my next couple of races.

From Hamdog Alum on Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 18:24:19 from

Andrea -I've used compression socks on training runs and in races. They seem to help with cramping. Have a great marathon trainer Jeff. That should be fun!

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