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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 (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).


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
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6.5 easy with some dust-busters in there. I felt pretty good moving with strides at 10.4-10.5 instead of the usual 10.0mph.

5 miles before dinner.

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6.3 miles on the treadmill at lunch time. 49:17

2.8 miles on the treadmill before dinner w some good strides. 20:48

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7 miles at lunch time. 6 sets of 4 minutes at VO2max (6:20/mi), and 3 minutes at recovery pace (8:00/mi). Felt really good after the first 2 sets and kicked on the last set. 

5 miles easy before dinner.

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6.4 easy on the treadmill at work. 49:39. I don't think I'll be running tonight. Had a blister the shape of one of those ovular ibuprofen tablets.

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6 easy before dinner. Gym was closed at lunch time, otherwise I would've run then.

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15.6 miles in 1:54:10. Workout was:

2 mile warmup

3 sets of 1 mile at lactate threshold (6:34/mi), 2 miles at goal marathon pace (7:09/mi), 1 mile recovery

2.6 mile cooldown

It's actually warm enough to melt some of the ice today! :D

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