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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: 35.08 Month: 104.61 Year: 1496.46
Skechers GOmeb Razor Lifetime Miles: 440.85
Skechers GOrun 5 Lifetime Miles: 570.35
Saucony Guide 10 Lifetime Miles: 115.19
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Skechers GOmeb Razor Miles: 3.99
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Lunch time (1.98 miles): 20 minutes of walk-running-walking alternation. Felt pretty comfortable. Some easy weights and stretching.

Before dinner with Ellie (1.2 miles): One loop around the neighborhood of the same walk-running-walking alternation.

Skechers GOmeb Razor Miles: 1.20
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3.1 very easy miles right after lunch.

2.32 very easy miles with Ellie before dinner.

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5.47 easy miles at lunch time. Feeling pretty good. The soreness from this weekend's race is definitely fading.

2.79 with Ellie before dinner. A little further each day... :)

Skechers GOmeb Razor Miles: 2.79
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6.3 outside at lunch today. Chilly, but not too bad once I got moving. Feeling 95% recovered from last weekend's race.

4 miles with Ellie before dinner.

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2.55 easy at lunch time. Then went inside for the treadmill because the crazy wind/windchill whimped me out. 4.5 more miles at 8min/mi. Felt like a moderate effort, but not bad.

5.1 with Ellie before dinner. Probably too cold for her now.

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90 minutes of easy/moderate running on the treadmill. 6x20 sec strides towards the end. Watched the Break2 documentary by National Geographic. Eliud Kipchoge seems like a humble guy. Very inspiring. The documentary was free in the Google Play store, so you may want to check if it still is. The first real snow landed this morning. I had no idea it was going to snow, and it was quite surprising to see it when I got up this morning. 

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Skechers GOmeb Razor Miles: 3.99
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