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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: 34.76 Month: 123.41 Year: 2386.48
Skechers GOmeb Razor Lifetime Miles: 735.67
Skechers GOrun 5 Lifetime Miles: 774.34
Saucony Guide 10 Lifetime Miles: 269.82
Total Distance
62.00
Skechers GOmeb Razor Miles: 7.70
Total Distance
8.90

6.3 easy miles at lunch time. (6.3 in 49:26)

2.6 easy before dinner. Really fun night with family! (2.6 in 20:14)

Skechers GOmeb Razor Miles: 2.60
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Total Distance
8.20

5.5 easy with strides at lunch time. The first 5 minutes had to be on the hamster wheel since the power was out for some construction work. Also some strength training. (5.5 in 42:26)

2.7 easy before dinner. (2.7 in 20:58)

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Total Distance
7.10

Early workout (for a work day).

5x1mile @ lactic threshold (9-9.1mph) w/ a strong last minute on the last one (one minute at 6:00/mi). This workout felt surprisingly easier than I was expecting. I was tempted to go harder, but this is the level of fitness I was at pre-tendinitis, and I decided to log this one the way I would expect it to go, and then try a little harder next week. This got me pumped!

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Total Distance
9.10

6.4 easy at lunch time. (6.4 in 49:31)

2.7 easy in 20:18. Right before our Valentine's Day dinner. We do V-Day dinner before or V-Day, and we do it with out kid, but still fun. Tried out Arugula Deli, a more unique restaurant that is pretty good. I had a delicious quinoa beet salad. (2.7 in 20:18).

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Total Distance
11.70

6.6 with strides at lunch time. (6.6 in 40:18)

5.1 before dinner. I guess we are in a quinoa mood. Today's dinner was quinoa with roasted butternut squash, zuchini, and red onion. (5.1 in 40:18)

Skechers GOmeb Razor Miles: 5.10
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Total Distance
17.00

Good workout today. 15 miles at goal marathon pace (7:09/mile) on the treadmill. The ice outside is mostly gone, but the wind has made me a chicken. I was feeling most exhausted about 5 miles into this workout, then started feeling steadily better throughout the rest of the run. 

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Total Distance
62.00
Skechers GOmeb Razor Miles: 7.70
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