Philippians 4:13

August 10, 2022

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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 Iím in trouble,
and you will answer me.† - Psalm 86:1-7

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Miles:This week: 20.00 Month: 55.00 Year: 1415.90
Runs With Moxie Lifetime Miles: 12073.10
Vibram Five Finger Bikila Lifetime Miles: 137.80
Saucony Xodus 2011 Lifetime Miles: 974.11
Altra Impulse Lifetime Miles: 1530.34
Saucony Fastwitch White 2019 Lifetime Miles: 1243.03
Saucony Guide Yellow 2019 Lifetime Miles: 1105.50
Brooks Launch 6 Red 2020 Lifetime Miles: 1663.50
Zoot Solana Tigers Lifetime Miles: 319.00
Nike React Infinity Black Flyknit 2021 Lifetime Miles: 897.90
Nike React Infinity Blue Flynit 2021 Lifetime Miles: 516.00
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Out the door at 4:30am with Moxie for 4 miles before I had to drop her off because I was literally pulling her along...I don't need the extra resistance at this hour.  This did not help my already poor mood.  Back out for 4.65 miles more with some faster miles to catch and drop some rude, unfriendly runners that I passed going the other way...some kind of morning motivation, stuck up runners at 5am.  Total time of 1:06:04, best early morning run in quite some time, who knew that running in a bad mood would improve my performance.  (TSD5)

6.5 miles in 46:14 (7:09 avg.) around the greenbelt on a fantastic day for a run.  I had to stop twice for pitstops and my right ankle was a bit sore.  Overall an ok run, first mile 7:30, then the rest spot on at 7:00 pace.  (Mirage)

Runs With Moxie Miles: 4.00TSD-5 4-11 Miles: 8.65Saucony Mirage 1 2011 Miles: 6.50
From Alana on Fri, Aug 05, 2011 at 10:20:55 from

Those rude runners probably just didn't see you run past them because you are so fast! Get run!

From JimF on Fri, Aug 05, 2011 at 16:41:49 from

Just noticed that Moxie has ran more miles than me this year. Now I have some extra motivation! Ha.

From jtshad on Fri, Aug 05, 2011 at 16:49:54 from

Jim, hey whatever it takes to motivate someone to run...

From Carina on Fri, Aug 05, 2011 at 17:40:35 from

Rude runners? I hate that! Nice miles for today!

From Shan on Fri, Aug 05, 2011 at 18:59:51 from

Always good to see you when I run :) Thanks for the motivation and for always being an encouragement to all out there! here's to a better mood for tomorrow ~ you truly ROCK!

From Jon on Sat, Aug 06, 2011 at 09:04:15 from

I think Moxie needs to start her own blog:

Day 1- Alpha owner again woke me up at the cruel hour of 4:30 and then was surprised that I wasn't enthusiastic about running with him. I think he's trying to kill me or make me join a new pack. I would, if it weren't for his cute puppies that play with me all day.

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