Philippians 4:13

March 29, 2017

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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, get some races in this year. 

Help train with my kids for XC and track, ride my bike more (Century this year?) with my wife and try to stay healthy and overcome old man niggles.

Lift weights more...lots more.


Long-Term Running Goals:

Keep running until this old body says no, running for fun and occasional race here and there, mostly retired from competitive racing. Now in the 45-49 AG.

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 23 years with two children (17and 14).

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: 32.00 Month: 249.83 Year: 663.97
Runs With Moxie Lifetime Miles: 5955.16
Vibram Five Finger Bikila Lifetime Miles: 129.80
Saucony Xodus 2011 Lifetime Miles: 521.11
Saucony Tangent 4 2014 Lifetime Miles: 336.53
Altra Impulse Lifetime Miles: 637.84
Saucony Guide 7 2016 Lifetime Miles: 350.38
Saucony Guide 8 Blue 2017 Lifetime Miles: 196.68
Adiddas Supernova Glide Boost Lifetime Miles: 86.75
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

My alarm went off, I got up (eventually) and even got my running gear on...then every fiber of my body said go back to bed and I succumbed!  I will try to get out later today if work and evening activities allow to take advantage of the last good weather day projected for a while.

7 miles in 50:35 for nice easy run in the afternoon in beautfiul running weather.  With this run it is official, I have now run 24,901 miles since the beginning of 2005 which have been tracked and logged (no estimates in this figure as in my Jan. 18, 2012 milestone)...I have actually logged the circumference of the earth.  This is a total of 2,889 days!  No wonder I was tired this morning!  (Fastwitch)

Runs With Moxie Miles: 7.00
From Alana on Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 07:45:13 from

Good job listening to your body Jeff. Curt went out and said the path was slick black ice. A lunch run will be much better. :)

From Curt on Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 17:59:05 from

Congrats on the circumference mileage, that's so cool. I plan to hit that mileage in about the year 2035 if I make it that long:)

From Jason D on Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 18:08:51 from

And 25,000 is next up. . .

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