Philippians 4:13

July 23, 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

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

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.

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

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 18.00 Month: 191.50 Year: 1581.24
Runs With Moxie Lifetime Miles: 8596.41
Vibram Five Finger Bikila Lifetime Miles: 132.80
Saucony Xodus 2011 Lifetime Miles: 652.11
Saucony Tangent 4 2014 Lifetime Miles: 821.77
Altra Impulse Lifetime Miles: 964.44
Saucony Guide 8 Blue 2017 Lifetime Miles: 822.76
Adiddas Supernova Glide Boost Lifetime Miles: 1126.15
Guide 8 White 2018 Lifetime Miles: 1033.72
Supernova Glide Green 2018 Lifetime Miles: 1047.32
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

Too cold outside (13 degrees) and I was sore (back, hammy, shoulder).  Did some stretching and PT this morning, including adding "nordic drops" to my rountine to help with the HHT.

6 miles at lunch on a cold day. (Supernova Green)

Supernova Glide Green 2018 Miles: 6.00
From Rob Murphy on Mon, Dec 10, 2018 at 09:23:20 from

Just googled nordic drops so I learned something today.

From jtshad on Mon, Dec 10, 2018 at 12:28:03 from

A runner friend said that these helped her and her husband with the same issue I have. Worth a try to get rid of my pain in the butt.

From Jason D on Mon, Dec 10, 2018 at 19:38:53 from

Those look pretty intense. Have you sought out PT for the issue? I know you've been dealing with it for some time. PTs can really do amazing things. About 6-7 sessions and I had my hip issue of 4+ years sorted. I've since retightened it but it's much stronger and if I do my routine it opens up that area.

From jtshad on Tue, Dec 11, 2018 at 07:16:33 from

I have been to PT, got me to where I am now! Same issue that made Ryan Hall retire from competitive racing. Doc even suggested PRP, but not sure that the results are conclusive enough on this issue for the cost and time commitment. I can still run, just not quite like I used to. Doc reminded me I am getting older.

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