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Location:

Idaho Falls,ID,United States

Member Since:

Oct 15, 2016

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Boston Qualifier

Running Accomplishments:

My slow and steady marathon progression (left out Huntsville 2015):

  • Salt Lake City Marathon 2014 (4:24:34)
  • Salt Lake City Marathon 2015 (3:41:55)
  • St George Marathon 2016 (3:37:44)
  • Salt Lake City Marathon 2017 (3:28:49)
  • St George Marathon 2017 (3:11:52)
  • St George Marathon 2018 (3:02:43)

Half marathons (Missing several):

  • Provo Haunted Half 2014 (1:40:31)
  • Utah Valley Half 2015 (1:34:30.1)
  • Inaugural Everglades Half 2016 (1:36:28)
  • Canyonlands Half 2017 (1:33:22)
  • Bryce Canyon Half 2017 (1:31:49)
  • Pocatello Half 2017 (1:32:04)

Short-Term Running Goals:

Learn how to continue running with an ever more packed schedule of other things.

Upcoming races: Ogden Marathon (May), Pocatello Marathon (August), Big Cottonwood Half (September)

Long-Term Running Goals:

Finishing a marathon in under 3 hours. This is actually my goal in my upcoming marathon in August 2019 (Pocatello).

Personal:

Happily married with one kid. Chemical engineer, now studying statistics. Although I've always maintained a healthy level of fitness, I didn't pick up running until junior year at BYU. Now I live in Idaho, where I leave for work at 4:30am and don't get home until 5:30pm. I try to get a short run in before work and usually something during lunch. My focus in running is improving my marathon time, but I like to participate in all the races I can. I am a Honey Stinger Hive ambassador and hoping to qualify for the Boston Marathon for the first time this August by completing the Pocatello Marathon in under 3 hours. Say hello!

Miles:This week: 56.62 Month: 232.68 Year: 1824.13
Saucony Guide 10 Lifetime Miles: 791.15
ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Lifetime Miles: 278.67
Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Lifetime Miles: 705.64
Total Distance
10.92

Easy run with 6 strides in the middle. (7.6 in 0:59:48)

Wogging lunch run. (3.32 in 0:30:53)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 7.60ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 3.32
Weight: 148.00
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Total Distance
12.81

Easy treadmill run before the bus. (8.3 in 1:04:58)

Easy lunch run in strong winds with Jack. (4.51 in 0:36:32)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 8.30ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 4.51
Weight: 148.00
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Total Distance
13.38

1E,5x(1T,2min),CD. One last dust buster before this weekend's race. Besides some strides later in the week too. (9.2 in 1:05:13)

Easy lunch run. (4.18 in 0:34:51)

ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 4.18Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 9.20
Weight: 147.00
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Total Distance
13.38

Treadmill before the bus. Did some incline and ended up with around 1300' gain overall. (8.3 in 1:06:24)

Lunch run with Jack. We took it really slow today. I definitely needed it, as my muscles are still fatigued and sore from last week. Kinda weird, as I felt fine Saturday and Sunday. (5.08 in 0:43:38)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 8.30ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 5.08
Weight: 149.00
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Total Distance
6.13

Took my mom to the airport this morning, so no morning run. This week with her was so much fun. I am so happy that my parents are looking to move closer soon. 

Easy lunch run. Some discomfort in the quad right at the end. Glad it was a light day. (6.13 in 0:50:41)

ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 6.13
Weight: 149.00
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Total Distance
56.62
ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 23.22Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 24.20Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 9.20
Weight: 148.20
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