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Location:

Idaho Falls,ID,USA

Member Since:

Apr 21, 2007

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

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) 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.† 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.

Personal:

†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: 11.00 Month: 88.00 Year: 920.00
Runs With Moxie Lifetime Miles: 11888.90
Vibram Five Finger Bikila Lifetime Miles: 137.80
Saucony Xodus 2011 Lifetime Miles: 965.36
Altra Impulse Lifetime Miles: 1474.19
Saucony Fastwitch White 2019 Lifetime Miles: 1243.03
Saucony Guide Yellow 2019 Lifetime Miles: 1096.50
Addidas Supernova Glide Black 2020 Lifetime Miles: 1269.25
Brooks Launch 6 Red 2020 Lifetime Miles: 1572.50
Zoot Solana Tigers Lifetime Miles: 290.00
Nike React Infinity Black Flyknit 2021 Lifetime Miles: 807.90
Nike React Infinity Blue Flynit 2021 Lifetime Miles: 394.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
199.000.000.000.00199.00
Runs With Moxie Miles: 122.00Brooks Launch 6 Red 2020 Miles: 83.00Addidas Supernova Glide Black 2020 Miles: 29.00Saucony Xodus 2011 Miles: 50.00Saucony Guide Yellow 2019 Miles: 31.00Saucony Fastwitch White 2019 Miles: 3.00Altra Impulse Miles: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.000.000.000.000.00

No run today, too tired, too cold and too busy at work.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

5 miles with Moxie. (Launch Red)

5 miles after work, bumped into an old running buddy.  (Launch Red)

Runs With Moxie Miles: 5.00Brooks Launch 6 Red 2020 Miles: 10.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

7 miles with Moxie. (Launch Red)

COVID-19 hits our house!

Runs With Moxie Miles: 7.00Brooks Launch 6 Red 2020 Miles: 7.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
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5 miles with Moxie on a nice day at lunchtime. (Glide Black)

5 miles in the mid afternoon, nice weather. (Launch Red)

Runs With Moxie Miles: 5.00Addidas Supernova Glide Black 2020 Miles: 5.00Brooks Launch 6 Red 2020 Miles: 5.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.000.000.000.0011.00

7 miles with Moxie in the late morning, sunny and cool. (Launch Red)

4 miles in the afternoon. (Glide Black)

Runs With Moxie Miles: 7.00Addidas Supernova Glide Black 2020 Miles: 4.00Brooks Launch 6 Red 2020 Miles: 7.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

7 miles with Moxie on a nice day. (Launch Red)

3 miles later solo. (Glide Black)

Runs With Moxie Miles: 7.00Addidas Supernova Glide Black 2020 Miles: 3.00Brooks Launch 6 Red 2020 Miles: 7.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

6 miles with Moxie, cooler day. (Launch Red)

Runs With Moxie Miles: 6.00Brooks Launch 6 Red 2020 Miles: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.000.000.000.009.00

6 miles with Moxie. (Launch Red)

3 miles after dinner in the dark. (Glide Black)

First symptoms, did not know it was COVID for me.

Runs With Moxie Miles: 6.00Addidas Supernova Glide Black 2020 Miles: 3.00Brooks Launch 6 Red 2020 Miles: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

6 miles on a nice day for a late lunch. (Launch Red)

Kidney pain, hurt to sit and lay down, felt better when running.  Did not know this was the "body" aches that came with COVID.

Runs With Moxie Miles: 6.00Brooks Launch 6 Red 2020 Miles: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.000.000.000.009.00

4 miles with Moxie, first early run in a while due to cold temps. (Glide Black)

5 miles later in the day. (Launch Red)

Still have kidney pain, not sleeping at all.

Runs With Moxie Miles: 4.00Addidas Supernova Glide Black 2020 Miles: 4.00Brooks Launch 6 Red 2020 Miles: 5.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.005.00

5 miles with Moxie in a light dusting of snow. (Launch Red)

Kidney pain still, no sleep.

Runs With Moxie Miles: 5.00Brooks Launch 6 Red 2020 Miles: 5.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

6 miles with Moxie in fresh snow. (Guide Yellow)

4 miles in afternoon sunshine, still cold. (Xodus)

Kidney pain subsiding.

Runs With Moxie Miles: 6.00Saucony Xodus 2011 Miles: 4.00Saucony Guide Yellow 2019 Miles: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.000.000.000.004.00

4 miles, colder day. (Guide Yellow)

Coughing more, kidney pain gone.

Runs With Moxie Miles: 4.00Saucony Guide Yellow 2019 Miles: 4.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.000.000.000.003.00

3 miles.  3 inches of fresh snow. (Xodus)

COVID-19 antigen test negative. Cough and fogginess is still here.

Saucony Xodus 2011 Miles: 3.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.000.000.000.003.00

3 miles.

Got a COVID-19 PCR test.  Cough still here.

Saucony Xodus 2011 Miles: 3.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.000.000.000.000.00

No run.  Worked today, but really don't remember much of the entire day.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.000.000.000.003.00

3 miles. (Xodus)

Cough still here, feeling much better than yesterday.

Saucony Xodus 2011 Miles: 3.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.000.000.000.004.00

4 miles on icy roads with Moxie. (Guide Yellow)

COVID-19 PCR test is positive.  Due to onset of symptoms, now out of isolation.  Feeling much better today!

Runs With Moxie Miles: 4.00Saucony Guide Yellow 2019 Miles: 4.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.005.00

5 miles with Moxie on slick roads. (Xodus)

Runs With Moxie Miles: 5.00Saucony Xodus 2011 Miles: 5.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

5 miles with Moxie, warmer but windy. (Guide Yellow)

3 miles. (Glide Boost)

Now 4 of 4 in our home have been COVID positive.  We tried all year to be safe and use safety practices, only works if others around you in public do to...which they don't in SE Idaho due to our regions "rugged independence".  Now just worried for our elderly parents, we will help out here now that we are positive and keep them out of the public as much as possible.

Runs With Moxie Miles: 5.00Saucony Fastwitch White 2019 Miles: 3.00Saucony Guide Yellow 2019 Miles: 5.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.000.000.000.009.00

6 miles on a warm day at lunch.  Roads were mushy and messy but not slick.  Had to stop a couple of times to catch my breath, waning effects of COVID. (Launch Red)

3 miles slow later in the day to enjoy the warm weather before it leaves. (Glide Black)

Addidas Supernova Glide Black 2020 Miles: 3.00Brooks Launch 6 Red 2020 Miles: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.000.000.000.000.00

The weather was really crappy outside, and I felt worse than that.

Last day of work for the year.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.000.000.000.009.00

7 miles on a nice afternoon, 6 with Moxie. Feeling better than yesterday but still get tired really easy. (Glide Black)

2 miles before the sun set. (Launch Red)

Runs With Moxie Miles: 6.00Altra Impulse Miles: 7.00Addidas Supernova Glide Black 2020 Miles: 7.00Brooks Launch 6 Red 2020 Miles: 2.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.005.00

5 miiles with Moxie in the early afternoon on a nice day. (Launch Red)

Runs With Moxie Miles: 5.00Brooks Launch 6 Red 2020 Miles: 5.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

6 miles with Moxie in the early afternoon, had to stop a couple of times to catch my breath or fight off indigestion.  Damn COVID. (Launch Red)

Merry Christmas to the FRB.

Runs With Moxie Miles: 6.00Brooks Launch 6 Red 2020 Miles: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
14.000.000.000.0014.00

6 miles with Moxie in fresh snow coming down.  No trouble breathing today. (Glide Yellow)

8 miles in the early afternoon including a few miles shoveling a couple of driveways and sidewalks. (Xodus)

Runs With Moxie Miles: 6.00Saucony Xodus 2011 Miles: 8.00Saucony Guide Yellow 2019 Miles: 6.00
Comments(2)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

3 miles shoveling 6 inches of snow on two driveways and sidewalks.  We went from having no snow to mountains of it in 3 days.   3 miles running before brunch with the family.  (Xodus)

2 miles later in the day, just to clear my head. (Guide Yellow)

Saucony Xodus 2011 Miles: 6.00Saucony Guide Yellow 2019 Miles: 2.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.000.000.000.004.00

4 miles in the afternoon with Moxie.  Sunny but cold, roads are slick. (Guide Yellow)

Runs With Moxie Miles: 4.00Saucony Guide Yellow 2019 Miles: 4.00
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Day off, really cold outside.  Had errands to run, order college books, did some financial planning, watched a movie that my son likes from his favorite director.  Finished reading "Talking to Strangers" by Malcolm Gladwell.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.000.000.000.009.00

7:30am...warmer this morning (18 degrees), 6 miles with Moxie in the neighborhood on slick roads, Xodus shoes are great as I did not slip once. (Xodus)

3 miles later in the day.

Runs With Moxie Miles: 6.00Saucony Xodus 2011 Miles: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.000.000.000.0012.00

7  miles with Moxie, then 5 miles solo to hit 3,326 miles for the year.  (Xodus)

A quick review of my running stats (for my own validation) since I started training for marathons and really tracking mileage in 2005. Prior to 2005, I didn't track mileage besides in my day planner and ran at most 3 times a week for about 2-5M each time for the previous 5 years (2000-2004) as I was more focused on weight lifting and tennis in this period. Estimate that I ran about 3,000 miles total prior to making running my central athletic focus in 2005.

Mileage pre 2005: 3,000 miles (est. based on paper logs before electronic logging)

Mileage 2005-2006: 3,878 miles (Coolrunning.com)

Mileage 2007-2019: 43,721 miles (2963 - '07, 3706 - '08, 3760 - '09, 3659 - ‘10, 3725 - '11, 3468 – ’12, 3256 – ’13, 3395 – ’14, 3306 – ’15, 3171 – ’16, 3104 – ’17, 3298 – ’18, 2910 – ‘19)

Mileage to date 2020: 3,326 (12/31/20).  Ran the equivalent distance from Yakima, WA to Key West Naval Station, FL!

Total lifetime miles:  53,925 miles

Runs With Moxie Miles: 7.00Saucony Xodus 2011 Miles: 12.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
199.000.000.000.00199.00
Runs With Moxie Miles: 122.00Brooks Launch 6 Red 2020 Miles: 83.00Addidas Supernova Glide Black 2020 Miles: 29.00Saucony Xodus 2011 Miles: 50.00Saucony Guide Yellow 2019 Miles: 31.00Saucony Fastwitch White 2019 Miles: 3.00Altra Impulse Miles: 7.00
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