Philippians 4:13

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:

Miles:This week: 22.00 Month: 132.25 Year: 355.50
Runs With Moxie Lifetime Miles: 9314.91
Vibram Five Finger Bikila Lifetime Miles: 132.80
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
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

4:30am...8.5 miles with Curt in 1:07.  We ran through SRL to Broadway and back.  Thanks for the company and great conversation.   During the run I had a slight twing in my right groin, but it seemed to go away after about a mile. (Kinvara)

Not looking like Pocatello will work as my son's XC meet starts at 10:20 and the race starts at 8am and is about 1 hour away from the meet.  Priority is on Justin's first meet!  Now, to run the the Mesa full or half this weekend, or not at all??

10K in 41:07 at lunch on a beautiful day.  Started with an easy w/u mile (7:05) then tried to run at goal MP for the rest.  However, everytime I would get to pace, my right groin would really start to hurt and is still hurting after the run.  Maybe my decision on Mesa has been made for me.  Splits: 7:05, 6:34, 6:34, 6:30, 6:29, 6:35, 0.2 - 1:18. (Cortana)

Saucony Kinvara 2010 Miles: 8.50Saucony Cortana Miles: 6.20
From Bill Mandler on Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 14:33:49 from


If you need transportation to get the Powerbar stuff to Pocatello just give me a call. I am in IF 2-3 times per week.


From Rob Murphy on Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 08:40:51 from

Race from 8:00 to 9:16. Have a waiting car. One hour drive. Arrive at Justin's meet at 10:20. The meet will probably be behind schedule anyway.

From jtshad on Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 13:12:20 from

Bill, I got most of them to Mike and should be able to get the rest to him next week but will keep your offer in minde. Hope you are doing well!

Rob, I am thinking hard about what to do. It is just at an hour to get there and would hope for a bit of a delay in their race. However, if we get held up in traffic? There is a coaches/citizen's 5K before the kids start at the Soda event that I might do if I don't do Poky. Plus, this damn abductor issue I just developed...

From Rob Murphy on Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 15:03:31 from

The coaches/family races are always fun.

Sorry about the aches. Be careful. At this point you know what you can run through and what you can't right?

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