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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 I’m in trouble,
and you will answer me.  - Psalm 86:1-7

Favorite Blogs:

Russian champion tries Crocs, commits to racing a marathon in them

Nikolay Chavkin in the video below did 3x1000, first two in Adidas carbon-fiber models, the last one in Crocs. Surprised by the result (2:52, 2:52, 2:50) with the fastest interval done in Crocs, he committed to racing a marathon in Crocs if the video gets 42K likes and 195 comments (for 42 km 195 m, the marathon distance). Nikolay's current marathon PR is 2:14:00. The video was created by a Russian sporting goods store chain. Their moto is "more sports - brighter life", which we think is wonderful, and also deserves a Like. If you want to see a fast marathon in Crocs, go to the video and click the Like button. And make sure to share it with your friends.

Miles:This week: 7.00 Month: 171.50 Year: 171.50
Runs With Moxie Lifetime Miles: 11678.40
Vibram Five Finger Bikila Lifetime Miles: 137.80
Saucony Xodus 2011 Lifetime Miles: 965.36
Altra Impulse Lifetime Miles: 1469.19
Saucony Fastwitch White 2019 Lifetime Miles: 946.03
Saucony Guide Yellow 2019 Lifetime Miles: 938.00
Addidas Supernova Glide Black 2020 Lifetime Miles: 1256.25
Brooks Launch 6 Red 2020 Lifetime Miles: 1462.00
Zoot Solana Tigers Lifetime Miles: 265.00
Nike React Infinity Black Flyknit 2021 Lifetime Miles: 699.90
Nike React Infinity Blue Flynit 2021 Lifetime Miles: 375.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
49.000.000.000.0049.00
Runs With Moxie Miles: 26.00Saucony Guide Yellow 2019 Miles: 26.00Saucony Xodus 2011 Miles: 12.00Saucony Guide 8 Blue 2017 Miles: 5.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.005.00

6:45am...5 miles along Sunnyside with Moxie on a chilly morning.  Last day of leave, back to work tomorrow, bummer. (Guide Yellow)

Runs With Moxie Miles: 5.00Saucony Guide Yellow 2019 Miles: 5.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.005.00

5:15am...5 miles with Moxie, back to work. (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

4:45am...5 miles on a warm morning with Moxie. Roads in the neighborhood were messy and hard to run on. (Guide Yellow)

3 miles at lunch.

Runs With Moxie Miles: 5.00Saucony Guide Yellow 2019 Miles: 5.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.005.00

5am...5 miles with Moxie along Sunnyside on a decent morning, warmish and no wind. (Guide Yellow)

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

4 miles before work. (Xodus)

5 miles on a clear nice day at lunch right before snow started again. (Guide Blue)

Saucony Xodus 2011 Miles: 4.00Saucony Guide 8 Blue 2017 Miles: 5.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.000.000.000.003.00

3 miles early in a couple inches of fresh snow.  (Xodus)

Drove to SLC and back to drop off Justin back at college.  Did the drive today to beat the storm that is supposed to hit this weekend.

Saucony Xodus 2011 Miles: 3.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
14.000.000.000.0014.00

6:00am...6 miles with Moxie, then 4 more solo.  (Xodus)

Took down Christmas tree and some of the decorations (nice to have the house back), then 3 miles of XC skiing at the park. 

Off to the wedding of the daughter of one of my best friends this afternoon...that is the stage of life now, weddings of our kids!

Runs With Moxie Miles: 6.00Saucony Guide Yellow 2019 Miles: 11.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
49.000.000.000.0049.00
Runs With Moxie Miles: 26.00Saucony Guide Yellow 2019 Miles: 26.00Saucony Xodus 2011 Miles: 12.00Saucony Guide 8 Blue 2017 Miles: 5.00
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