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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:

Running under 3:00 at the Ogden Marathon in May 2019!

Long-Term Running Goals:

Finishing a marathon in under 3 hours. This is actually my goal in my upcoming marathon in May 2019.

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 5am and don't get home until 5:40pm. I try to get a short run in before work and on a blue moon I do a little something else after work. Some might call that a weekend warrior, but I make an honest effort during the week as well. Say hello!

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 128.00 Year: 2632.08
Skechers GOmeb Razor Lifetime Miles: 825.67
Skechers GOrun 5 Lifetime Miles: 774.34
Saucony Guide 10 Lifetime Miles: 320.91
ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Lifetime Miles: 32.69
Total Distance
128.00
ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 15.53Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 23.50
Total Distance
16.47

Treadmill. (16.47 in 2:08:02)

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Total Distance
7.77

Early in. Easy. (7.77 in 1:00:00)

ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 7.77
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Total Distance
12.08

Stayed home this morning. 30 minute warmup, followed by 8 miles at marathon pace (9mph). Still not feeling 100% but the workout went alright. (12.08 in 1:25:50)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 12.08
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Total Distance
3.89

Early in. Bus was delayed about 30 minutes with a flat tire. Treadmill with some incline (approx 300' total). (3.89 in 30:00)

ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 3.89
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0.00

Got up  to go to work this morning. Cheyenne had already gotten up because she couldn't sleep. Asked me to stay home today because she thought it might be the day. Ten minutes later we are getting ready to go to the hospital. 2 hours later, our son was born. Wow! That was a quick wonderful experience. Now we have a beautiful healthy baby boy :)

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Total Distance
13.10

Slept at home with Ellie. She woke up pretty early and cut my run short. (13.1 in 1:42:10)

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Total Distance
11.34

Treadmill at home. Some joints and muscles still tight.

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Total Distance
17.41

Relaxed long run. Right calf has been stiff. (17.41 in 2:13:00)

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Total Distance
13.36

Run after lunch. First time I've run in the mid afternoon in a really long time. (13.36 in 1:43:00)

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Total Distance
3.93

First day back at work. Early in. Treadmill with strides (3.93 in 30:00)
 

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Total Distance
3.87

Early in. Easy treadmill with a moderate finish (3.87 in 30:00)

ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 3.87
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Total Distance
13.36

Treadmill at home. (13.36 in 1:43:00)

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Total Distance
11.42

Workout the day after donating blood. The difference was noticeable (at least I choose to blame my diminished energy on yesterday's blood donation!).

5x1 mile at lactate threshold effort with 1 minute rests. 8x200m at mile effort with 200m recoveries. I sweat a lot and was ready to be done. 11.42, including warm up and cooldown, which together were almost 4 miles. (11.42 in 1:23:00)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 11.42
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Total Distance
128.00
ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 15.53Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 23.50
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