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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 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: 31.00 Month: 211.00 Year: 2395.55
Runs With Moxie Lifetime Miles: 7792.41
Vibram Five Finger Bikila Lifetime Miles: 132.80
Saucony Xodus 2011 Lifetime Miles: 563.11
Saucony Tangent 4 2014 Lifetime Miles: 539.78
Altra Impulse Lifetime Miles: 800.67
Adiddas Supernova Glide Boost Lifetime Miles: 832.15
Saucony Ride Run Pop Orange Lifetime Miles: 859.94
Guide 8 White 2018 Lifetime Miles: 298.25
Supernova Glide Green 2018 Lifetime Miles: 291.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
85.500.000.000.0085.50
Saucony Ride Run Pop Orange Miles: 23.00Adiddas Supernova Glide Boost Miles: 24.00Runs With Moxie Miles: 13.00Altra Impulse Miles: 3.00Mirage 2 Red 2017 Miles: 9.50Saucony Guide 8 Blue 2017 Miles: 5.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
18.000.000.000.0018.00

Wide awake early.  Made coffee and read "The Righteous Mind" for about and hour then went out for a run at 5:45.  12 miles on the Santa Clara River Trail to the Virgin River Trail and back.  Nice morning for a run.  (Ride Orange)

Church, bike ride, pool time and sun/warmth on the agenda for today.

Kami and I rode 20 miles on the trails in St. George and Bloomington Hills today, really fun time!

Saucony Ride Run Pop Orange Miles: 12.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
14.000.000.000.0014.00

7am..6 miles from the condo in just over 7:00 AP.  Good run after on tired legs from yesterday's exercise.  Now watching the Boston Marathon before a bike ride later. (Supernova)

Wow, congrats Desi and the American women!  Amazing day for American women and men with many top finishers.  They (and all the finishers) show lots of mental and physical toughness and proved that racing is from the heart as much as from the mind.  Lots of DNFs in the top ranks when it became clear they could not "win"...conflicted with about a DNF when it is for anything but injury. 

23 mile bike ride with Kami to Sun River (looked at model homes, come to find out I am old enough in a few months to buy a house in a retirement community...hmmm.)  Warm and it got windy on our way back.  Great ride!

Adiddas Supernova Glide Boost Miles: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
15.000.000.000.0015.00

Happy 25th Anniversary to my wonderful wife, Kami!  Thanks for the great adventure so far, looking forward to a lot more with you!

7:45am...8 miles from the condo on the Santa Clara/Virgin River Trails.  Then back out for a bike ride to Sun River and on the Mayor's loop from Cottonwood Cove park. (Supernova)

Pool time in the warm sun and a nice dinner tonight before heading home tomorrow.  I could get used to this "retired" lifestyle...sooner than later.

Adiddas Supernova Glide Boost Miles: 8.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.000.000.000.009.00

7am...6 miles on the trail from the condo.  Heading home today. (Ride Orange)

3 miles with Katelyn and Moxie in the neighborhood. (Altra Impulse)

Runs With Moxie Miles: 3.00Altra Impulse Miles: 3.00Saucony Ride Run Pop Orange Miles: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.500.000.000.009.50

4:45am...5 miles with Moxie. 4.5 miles after work on a nice evening.  (Mirage)

Runs With Moxie Miles: 5.00Mirage 2 Red 2017 Miles: 9.50
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10.000.000.000.0010.00

4:45am...5 miles with Moxie on a warmer but windy morning. (Guide Blue)

5 miles on a beautiful day at lunch. (Ride Orange)

Runs With Moxie Miles: 5.00Saucony Guide 8 Blue 2017 Miles: 5.00Saucony Ride Run Pop Orange Miles: 5.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

8:30am...slept in then did some chores before heading out when it had warmed up a bit and the sun was up and shining bright. 10 miles down to the river and back, saw Marlin and talked for a bit, miss seeing him.  (Supernova)

More yardwork and attended my friends political campaign kickoff event (for which Justin is the Youth Coordinator!)

Adiddas Supernova Glide Boost Miles: 10.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
85.500.000.000.0085.50
Saucony Ride Run Pop Orange Miles: 23.00Adiddas Supernova Glide Boost Miles: 24.00Runs With Moxie Miles: 13.00Altra Impulse Miles: 3.00Mirage 2 Red 2017 Miles: 9.50Saucony Guide 8 Blue 2017 Miles: 5.00
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