Philippians 4:13

June 23, 2021

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Idaho Falls,ID,USA

Member Since:

Apr 21, 2007



Goal Type:


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

50,000 lifetime miles from spring 2000 to October 2019.  Computer logged 50,000 miles from Jan 2005 to September 12, 2020. 

Logged (on computer) 49,802 miles (2 x circumference of the earth) in ~5,700 days (8/23/20)

Logged (on computer) 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  Stay fit as I enter retirement in < 4years.

No racing, retired.

Long-Term Running Goals:

Keep running until this old body says no, running for fun.


 I started running competitively in 2005 and ran my first marathon in 2005. Now retired from competitive racing.

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: 195.00 Year: 1360.00
Runs With Moxie Lifetime Miles: 11056.60
Vibram Five Finger Bikila Lifetime Miles: 137.80
Saucony Xodus 2011 Lifetime Miles: 900.36
Altra Impulse Lifetime Miles: 1450.19
Saucony Fastwitch White 2019 Lifetime Miles: 880.03
Saucony Guide Yellow 2019 Lifetime Miles: 878.50
Addidas Supernova Glide Black 2020 Lifetime Miles: 1051.25
Brooks Launch 6 Red 2020 Lifetime Miles: 1087.00
Zoot Solana Tigers Lifetime Miles: 177.00
Nike React Infinity Black Flyknit 2021 Lifetime Miles: 218.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

3M very easy this morning in cool and wet weather. This was just a shake out run as my legs were a bit sore from Saturday's run (quads and calves especially). Rolled my legs when I got worries just the kink's from an agressive downhill run. (Trigon)

5M at lunch time with Pat B. in cool and cloudy conditions...perfect running weather actually!  Nice and easy shake out run (legs are still a bit stiff) with great conversation about our race strategies for this weekend (he is running Teton Dam Marathon in Rexburg...expect to see him as the winner).   (Ride)

Saucony Progrid Ride 2009 Miles: 5.00Saucony Trigdon Ride 1 Miles: 3.00
From Jon on Mon, Jun 08, 2009 at 14:50:24 from

So why exactly is Pat doing Teton Dam? And I think both of you will win this week.

From Jon on Mon, Jun 08, 2009 at 14:52:58 from

By the way, this was on Sasha's blog today:

So far we have two Kenyans (William Tete and Ezekiel Ruto), Seth, Jeff McClellan, me, Kory, and Jeff Shadley.

Quite the competition.

From jtshad on Mon, Jun 08, 2009 at 14:53:23 from

Pat is running TDM because it is so close to home and with all his stuff going on it just works better schedule wise (plus he wants the challenge of the hills!).

As for me, I think I can make top 5, but with Shin, Jeff M, Sasha, Walter and William Tete (elite Kenyan) all running, it will be fast...and fun to watch it unfold. Just have to run a smart race and see what happens!

From jtshad on Mon, Jun 08, 2009 at 14:55:10 from

Ok, make it another Kenyan as well!

From Jon on Mon, Jun 08, 2009 at 17:56:42 from

You'll do great. Just have fun and get some roadkill at the end.

From Adam RW on Mon, Jun 08, 2009 at 22:34:12 from

Sounds like a good start to the week and the comments section sounds like a good plan for the weekend.

From Sam Dean-howard on Tue, Jun 09, 2009 at 12:16:30 from

excellent the race sounds like its going to be exciting to watch, and will help you push it too.... good luck :-)

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