Philippians 4:13

January 21, 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: 18.00 Month: 140.00 Year: 140.00
Runs With Moxie Lifetime Miles: 9227.91
Vibram Five Finger Bikila Lifetime Miles: 132.80
Saucony Xodus 2011 Lifetime Miles: 719.86
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: 435.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

I had a hard time getting up today (up a bit late last night with my son's party) and my right groin was still aching a bit so I thought about skipping.  Feels like I have a grade 1 abductor strain.

Got out the door at 5am with Moxie and finished 4.3 miles before quitting.  Right leg/groin was a bit sore and I had to stop and walk 3 times during the run.  (Ride)

5.7 miles at lunch in 40 minutes on VERY smoky day, not a good air day.  Slow and easy (7:20, 7:12, 7:11, 7:06, 6:55, cooldown) with a few twinges during the run whenever I picked it up much. (Cortana)

Really conflicted about the race this weekend.  Told the RD that I was at best going to make the half and I will see how I am feeling tomorrow.

Runs With Moxie Miles: 4.30Saucony Ride 2 2011 Miles: 4.30Saucony Cortana Miles: 5.70
From Tmck on Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 09:21:40 from

Is it your adductors that are causing the pain? Be careful and make sure to let it heal if it is. My brother thought he could get through some groin pain, and just keep training. Now he hasn't been able to run for over a year. He hasn't been able to do anything physical for over a year because of tendonitis of the adductors in his groin.

From crhudman on Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 10:03:04 from

I personally blame these new injuries on Curt being healthy. Seems like as soon as he got his mojo back I went down and now you. Hope you feel better soon. I'll probably run 13 on Saturday at some sort of soft pace if you're not racing and want to meet up.

From jtshad on Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 13:09:36 from

TMCK - Thanks for the words of warning.

Craig, I am still undecided on the Half at Mesa (no full) and will let you know tomorrow about hooking up. Hope you are feeling better.

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