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Idaho Falls,ID,United States

Member Since:

Oct 15, 2016



Goal Type:

Boston Qualifier

Running Accomplishments:

My slow and steady marathon progression:

  • 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)

Half marathons:

  • 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 3:10 at Salt Lake City Marathon in April 2018

Long-Term Running Goals:

Finishing a marathon in under 3 hours!


Happily married with one kid. Chemical engineer. 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 during lunch time at work and then 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: 19.60 Month: 199.65 Year: 1070.09
Skechers GOmeb Razor Lifetime Miles: 309.71
Skechers GOrun 5 Lifetime Miles: 414.18
Saucony Guide 10 Lifetime Miles: 97.99
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6 easy miles at lunch time. 5 easy miles pushing Ellie this evening.

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6.05 miles at lunch time - 6x20 second strides

Strength training after work

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6.32 miles at lunch time - 3x5minutes at LT with 1 minute jogs. 3x3minutes at VO2max with 2 minute jogs. 2x400meters at mile pace with 3 minute very easy jogs. I was hoping to do three 400s, but apparently 6 miles/50 minutes is not enough time for all of that. This was the hardest I've pushed myself in awhile. It was grueling but also fun to work really hard like that. One month and one day until Bryce Canyon. 

5.01 easy miles with Ellie in the stroller. It was hot today, I was ready to go back inside.

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4.91 miles at lunch time. Nothing in the afternoon except a fun date and a big ice cream cone.

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90 minutes easy in the early AM. Felt pretty good, except for a weird twinge in my lower back in the last 0.5ish. Hopefully nothing. 10.29 miles

Ran across the neighborhood as a warmup for a test run on a treadmill that someone is selling. I decided to buy it. It's about a year old and looks unused. They are moving on Monday and trying to sell it quick (i.e. for a bargain). Score! 1.82 miles

3.51 easy miles with a few quick bouts to stay fresh for tomorrow's test. 

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Treadmill workout/fitness test: 15 miles at marathon pace (7:42/mi) speeding up to LT pace for the last mile. Loving the new treadmill, but I think I'll run outside while the good weather lasts.

5 easy miles around the neighborhood in the early afternoon

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