Philippians 4:13

December 07, 2019

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Location:

Idaho Falls,ID,USA

Member Since:

Apr 21, 2007

Gender:

Male

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) http://jeff.fastrunningblog.com/blog-My-alarm-went-off-I-got-up-eventually-/11-29-2012.html

Short-Term Running Goals:

Keep on running, enjoy it for the sake of running, relax and enjoy life...de-stress.

No racing, retired.

Long-Term Running Goals:

Keep running until this old body says no, running for fun.

Personal:

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: 23.00 Month: 23.00 Year: 2763.07
Runs With Moxie Lifetime Miles: 9076.91
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: 1124.76
Supernova Glide Green 2018 Lifetime Miles: 1200.07
Saucony Fastwitch White 2019 Lifetime Miles: 301.83
Saucony Guide Yellow 2019 Lifetime Miles: 342.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.003.000.000.003.00

5:00am...3 miles at goal MP (6:00) with Moxie in the cold (31 degrees).  Just a last fast run before leaving this morning for the race weekend in St. Paul.

Made it to St. Paul and met lots of great folks, including seein Kristin Zaitz and her coach Craig.  I ran with Kristin 4 years ago so it was great talking with her again.  Also saw Tracy Lokken and met others (Jennifer and Russ, Alex, Rebecca - from Boise, Clint).  Talked with Lee Pollack, a 62 year old marathoner who ran with and knew lots of the legends when he was in Boulder (Frank Shorter, Mary Decker, Kenny Moore, etc.).  I was reading Kenny Moore's book on the plane and was reading about all these folks before talking with Lee...need to hear the stories first hand.

I checked in with the elite registration, hung out a bit in the athlete's lounge then went to the expo to pick up some gloves for the race tomorrow (colder than what I saw on the weather forecast, didn't have all the right gear).

Went to the VIP reception and talked with Kristin, Craig, Rebecca and several other ladies.  Kristin, Craig and I left a bit early and went to grab a bite at a local pub and had a great conversation.

Back to the room to relax and watch "Adjustment Bureau".

Saucony Kinvara 2010 Miles: 3.00Runs With Moxie Miles: 3.00
Comments
From Rob Murphy on Fri, Oct 05, 2012 at 05:35:25 from 24.10.249.165

Good luck Sunday Jeff.

From Marlin on Fri, Oct 05, 2012 at 06:37:05 from 174.253.176.121

Good luck Jeff, I have signed up for the text tracking. I will call you Sat.

From sflores on Fri, Oct 05, 2012 at 11:09:00 from 98.204.193.19

Good Luck my friend!!! I am sure you will do well, looking forward to reading your race report! all the best

From Bret on Fri, Oct 05, 2012 at 11:25:44 from 64.128.133.66

Good Luck Jeff - have a great race!

From Kory on Fri, Oct 05, 2012 at 19:56:39 from 184.155.135.194

Go have fun and think of your goal time. Good seeing you yesterday as well.

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