Philippians 4:13

February 20, 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 (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


Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 26.00 Month: 143.52 Year: 343.73
Runs With Moxie Lifetime Miles: 8146.66
Vibram Five Finger Bikila Lifetime Miles: 132.80
Saucony Xodus 2011 Lifetime Miles: 644.11
Saucony Tangent 4 2014 Lifetime Miles: 717.77
Altra Impulse Lifetime Miles: 882.44
Adiddas Supernova Glide Boost Lifetime Miles: 955.15
Guide 8 White 2018 Lifetime Miles: 646.00
Supernova Glide Green 2018 Lifetime Miles: 643.13
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

4:30am...6 easy untimed miles with Moxie along Sunnyside.  (Ride 3)

5 miles at lunch with DanS in 38:15 for a nice easy run with a good friend.  (Mirage Red)

2.25 miles with Justin in the early evening around the neighborhood in 15:50.  Nice night, great to get out with my son.  (Boost)

I was asked last week to pace the 3:30 group at Teton Dam Marathon this weekend and thought it would be an ok training run for getting paid.  Today I had to call the people asking me to do it for some logistics and I was told that I was now pacing the 4:00 group...because some guy from Utah didn't want to run that slow.  Neither do a local resident and 5 time podium finisher (1st, 2nd, 2nd marathon, 1st twice in HM) I would have thought I would have been given some consideration and treated with manners.  Now, I am up for a good training run this weekend on my terms and spending the time with my family!   Not doing TDM again.

Runs With Moxie Miles: 6.00Addidas Boost Miles: 2.25Saucony Ride 3 2013 Miles: 6.00Saucony Mirage 2 Red 2014 Miles: 5.00
From JimF on Tue, Jun 10, 2014 at 06:34:07 from

I understand your feelings about the pacing. Sounds like you have a better option now!

From crhudman on Tue, Jun 10, 2014 at 17:03:28 from


From Jason D on Wed, Jun 11, 2014 at 22:34:44 from

Good for you, Jeff. Pacing is one of those activities where you put back into running for the sake of the sport, but I think it also has to be at least negotiated! 8:00 pace would have been difficult enough I think given that you rarely run, what, much slower than 6:45-7:30 for easy runs?

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