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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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6.03 easy miles out in the desert. It was pretty warm, but not bad for a light jog.

5 easy miles on the treadmill to try and avoid the sun. Still plenty hot inside.

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6.05 easy miles with six 20 second strides a minute apart.


5 stroller miles after work. The heat really put me out. I definitely should've stopped and walked home...

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6.03 miles - easy in the desert. Picked up to marathon effort for a mile towards the end and finished the last 0.4ish easy again.


5 easy miles. My wife used the treadmill ythe other day and had the incline at 4%. It took me several miles to figure out why I felt so slow...funny!

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6 miles at lunch time - LT workout: 2.5 miles w/ 3minute rest, 1.5 miles w/ 2 minute rest, 5 minutes

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6.35 easy miles at lunch time

3.65 easy miles pushing Ellie in the stroller before dinner. I wanted to make it a little shorter than usual to make sure I could be fully recovered. I also wanted to make it a nice round 10 miles for the day, for no logical reason whatsoever. 

Also, totally crashed with the stroller today on a lifted sidewalk square. Normally I lift up the front wheels slightly to get over it. I set them down right in front of the lip and FLIP! My heart stopped for a second as I saw the stroller upside down, but when I turned it over, Ellie only seemed slightly surprised. Not even a scratch, but I think that's enough motivation for me to get a real jogging stroller.

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1 mile warm up, then 15 miles at goal marathon pace, then 1 mile cool down. I was shooting to hold a 7:40 pace and got an average pace of 7:38. Some variance from mile to mile with elevation change and wind direction, but overall the effort was pretty consistent. Feeling really good for Bryce Canyon Half in 2 weeks!

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