Philippians 4:13

December 12, 2019

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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: 16.25 Month: 57.25 Year: 2797.32
Runs With Moxie Lifetime Miles: 9086.91
Vibram Five Finger Bikila Lifetime Miles: 132.80
Saucony Xodus 2011 Lifetime Miles: 666.86
Altra Impulse Lifetime Miles: 1003.19
Saucony Guide 8 Blue 2017 Lifetime Miles: 1131.01
Supernova Glide Green 2018 Lifetime Miles: 1200.07
Saucony Fastwitch White 2019 Lifetime Miles: 306.83
Saucony Guide Yellow 2019 Lifetime Miles: 365.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

I woke up this morning to 32 degrees and snow outside, so I decided to do my first TM workout of the fall at the gym, plus I wanted to get some faster stuff in to check my turnover rate.  1M warmup at 7:00 pace, then I hit then next 5M at 5:48ish pace, then about 1M at 6:30ish pace with the last mile back at 6:00 pace.  In the middle miles, I pushed the pace to sub 5:30 for a while and did 5:00 for 1/4 mile.  Overall a good morning run with an overall average of 6:10.  Good start to the week.  (Stratos)

5.1M outside at lunch on a cold (36 degrees) snowy and windy day.  Forgot my running pants, so I ran in shorts, long sleeves, gloves, jacket and headband and stayed mostly warm enough.  Total time of 33:53.  Just an icky day and I am  not ready for winter to hit yet (there are still green leaves on some of the trees!).  (Ride)

Saucony Stratos 3 Miles: 8.00Saucony Progrid Ride 2009 Miles: 5.10
From JimF on Mon, Oct 05, 2009 at 12:38:43 from

Snow! You gotta be kidding me. It can't be that time of year already. Nice workout!

From sam Dean-Howard on Mon, Oct 05, 2009 at 12:52:27 from

Snow we dont get the white stuff only if we are really lucky I love running in snow...mind you we only ever get a couple of inches. Actually I ran every day when we were in Lapland 2 yrs ago at xmas in my snow suit too and big boots it was more of a jog though.

Anyway less bout me more about your excellent training session on the tm today really good pace very impressed mind you never cease to impress with you speed happy days :-)

From James on Mon, Oct 05, 2009 at 22:12:58 from

Snow, what a bummer! It was 90 last Monday.

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