Philippians 4:13

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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 (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) 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.

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.

 

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.

Married for 24 years with two children (18 and 15).

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

 

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Saucony Guide 7 2016 Lifetime Miles: 1011.51
Saucony Guide 8 Blue 2017 Lifetime Miles: 627.76
Adiddas Supernova Glide Boost Lifetime Miles: 582.15
Mirage 2 Red 2017 Lifetime Miles: 558.37
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
45.1516.3510.001.5073.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.001.000.000.004.00

Easy 4M run outside this morning in nice weather...warmer (30 degrees), no wind.  The pathway was a bit slushy at places and even some dry.  Nice easy run with about 1M at MP. 

After church, took the kids for about 3 hours of sledding in beautiful weather...no wind, sunshine, almost 40 degrees!   Great afternoon.

total time:  28:30  (Fireblades - 80 miles)

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.003.003.000.5014.50

Standard run this morning at the gym on the TM...8.5M following similar pattern as my other runs except I did 1.5M straight at a 5:40 pace from 2-3.5M followed by pickups for the remainder of the run.

total time: 50:50  (Trigon - 365 miles)

6M at lunchtime around the river greenbelt on a beautifully sunny day.  The path is still very inconsistent...mostly slushy with some icy spots and a few dry spots.  Pace was easy and controlled with some increased pace sections on the dry areas.  Overall a good run.

total time: 41:10  (Saucony T2 - 327 miles)

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.403.003.001.0014.40

8M on the TM at the gym in the same standard format at a overall good clip this morning (gym opened a bit late so I had to hustle to get my mileage in before heading back home).  Nothing particular to report.  Could have gone outside as the wind was light and the temp was warm (30 degrees) but just wasn't prepared/awake enough to get layered up a bit and to tackle the slick streets in the 4:30am dark.

total time: 47:30  (Trigon - 373 miles)

6.4M around the river pathway at lunch...nice warm day, pathway still very inconsistent (slush, dry, ice) combination that made it hard to keep any consistent speed.  So, overall just nice and easy. 

total time: 44:00  (Saucony T2 - 333 miles)

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

7M outside this morning in 14 degrees with no wind.  Ran down Sunnyside road (no traffic at 4am) on dry pavement so footing was great.  Tired this morning as I just couldn't get to sleep last night, so only about 5 hours of sleep and I had to run early as we are at the Site this morning.  Likely this is my only run for today due to work and family schedule issues.

total time:  48:45   (Fireblades - 87 miles)

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.004.104.000.0014.10

8.1M on the TM at the gym, just didn't feel like dealing with the cold north wind this morning.  Pretty standard gym run, except more threshold miles.  Miles 3 and 4 at 5:35 pace, then pickups for rest of run.  Feel like I am coming down with a cold (as is everyone in my office area), so this was a good run considering how foggy my head is, luckily it is not in my chest.

total time:  48:00  (Trigon - 381 miles)

6M at lunchtime around the greenbelt pathway on a glorious day...fairly warm (27 degrees), sunshine, cold light wind out of the north, pathway getting clearer.  Overall a good run at and avg. 6:39 pace, but faster on much of the non-icy parts (6:00-6:30ish range).

total time:  40:54  (Saucony T2 - 339 miles)

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.753.250.000.0010.00

10M early this morning, a combination of 6.75M outside in 15 degrees and 3.25M on the TM at home after my wife left for work.  Nothing special to report except my TM needs some maintenance work as the fuse keeps tripping (and frustrating the crap out of me!).

total time:  1:09:35  (Fireblades - 94 miles; Saucony T3 - 429 miles)

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.002.000.000.009.00

9M outside this afternoon in decent weather and clearing pathway.  Weather reported earlier that it was supposed to get sunny and near 40...nope, cloudy and only 27 degrees.  Only feeling about 70% (just can't seem to shake this cold) so took it mostly easy, but did get up to MP (6:20ish) pace for a couple of the miles with clear roads.  Almost didn't get out, but feel better after the run. 

total time: 1:01:16  (Fireblades - 103 miles)

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
45.1516.3510.001.5073.00
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