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Thirteenpointone HM

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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


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Race: Thirteenpointone HM (13.1 Miles) 01:21:28, Place overall: 2, Place in age division: 2
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

I ran the Thirteenpointone HM today, still one of the toughest races around.  Smaller crowd but great weather.  Came down to a race between Pat B. and I again.  

2 mile warmup, feeling ok (hammy talking) but gut doing ok (I did not want a repeat of last year).  

At the gun, it was Pat and I.  I went out easy and stayed within about 2-3 seconds of Pat for the first 3 flat miles. Then the uphill...1200 feet in 2.5 miles.  I walked a couple of times just to save energy and wear on my legs (nearly as fast as trying to run).  Pat beat me to the top by about 30 seconds (KOM!) at 5.5 miles, but I quickly started to reel him in on the downhill and by mile 8.5 I caught and passed him.  He picked it back up on the rollers and then at mile 10 my hammystring tendonitis kicked in and my left leg kinda went numb and I slowed just enough for him to catch and pass me (it was a race between two old crippled guys and whose injury would surface first, my hammy or his calf...I lost!).  I stayed within about 10-20 seconds for the next few miles then tried to push and closed the gap a bit but Pat is strong and held on for the win by 10 seconds.  (Fastwitch 6)

Nice smaller race with a VERY tough hill...still think I should have stayed in bed instead!  

Overall by Age graded results for this race.  Pat B at 80%, me at 78% then Lynette at 75%.  Jeremy, Tim and Ron all ran well too.  

Now for a full day at church while Kami and friends go to Jackson to cheer on friends at the finish for LOTOJA.  

Saucony Fastwitch 6 2015 Miles: 15.10
From Jon on Sat, Sep 12, 2015 at 13:30:50 from

2nd place by only 10 seconds- nice work. You'll get him next time.

From RileyCook on Sun, Sep 13, 2015 at 09:58:03 from

Nice race Jeff. Sounds like a beast of a course in those early miles. You don't see too many tough courses like that in the mountain region of the country these days.

From shellberns on Thu, Sep 17, 2015 at 11:25:32 from

That race is so hard! Nice job!

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