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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:

Learn how to continue running with an ever more packed schedule of other things.

Upcoming races: Ogden Marathon (May), Pocatello Marathon (August), Big Cottonwood Half (September)

Long-Term Running Goals:

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

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 4:30am and don't get home until 5:30pm. 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: 8.00 Month: 213.02 Year: 700.42
Saucony Guide 10 Lifetime Miles: 429.59
ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Lifetime Miles: 157.15
Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Lifetime Miles: 41.00
Total Distance
70.25
Skechers GOmeb Razor Miles: 4.20Skechers GOrun 5 Miles: 19.00
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10.50

6.3 easy miles at lunch time on the treadmill. Started very easy, and slowly built up to 7:30/mile pace. 49:38

4.2 miles before dinner in 33:15

Skechers GOmeb Razor Miles: 4.20
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11.30

5x(4minutes VO2max, 3 minutes recovery). Treadmill was really helpful for getting a good workout with this. My mental stamina is lacking more than my physical stamina... 45:30

5 easy miles with some strides. 38:34

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11.43

6.43 out in the cool desert at lunch time.

5 easy on the treadmill. Watched half of a documentary called "Life Off Grid". Such impressive people that are almost or completely independent.

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6.92

6.92 easy with some mild strides. Cub Scouts in the evening.

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Total Distance
19.00

Marathon paceed self-test today:

2 mile warmup

15 miles at 7:14/mi (8.3mph)

2 mile cooldown

Total time was 2:19:10

Skechers GOrun 5 Miles: 19.00
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Total Distance
11.10

About 90 minutes on the treadmill.

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Total Distance
70.25
Skechers GOmeb Razor Miles: 4.20Skechers GOrun 5 Miles: 19.00
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