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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:

Running under 3:00 at the Ogden Marathon in May 2019!

Long-Term Running Goals:

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

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 5am and don't get home until 5:40pm. 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: 34.76 Month: 123.41 Year: 2386.48
Skechers GOmeb Razor Lifetime Miles: 735.67
Skechers GOrun 5 Lifetime Miles: 774.34
Saucony Guide 10 Lifetime Miles: 269.82
Total Distance
64.30
Skechers GOmeb Razor Miles: 7.60Skechers GOrun 5 Miles: 15.20
Total Distance
11.60

Easy talking miles on the treadmill. Had good company to chat with. Did some strides at the end (6.6 miles in 49:28)

5 easy miles in 39 minutes before dinner. We celebrated Idaho-Christmas tonight. Ellie was so excited to open here presents: a Monkey beanie with mittens, and some Mega Blox (giant legos). She loves the blox and was so upset to leave them for bedtime.

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Total Distance
7.70

Ended my lunch run early today. Not feeling 100% and I don't know if I'm the upswing or descent as far as illness sucky-ness. (5.1 in 40:11)

Was feeling better progressively throughout the day. Decided to do 20 minutes in the evening. (2.6 in 20:12).
 

Skechers GOmeb Razor Miles: 2.60
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Total Distance
6.60

6.6 miles in 49:43 at lunch time. Included some strides.

In the evening I went with the bishopric to deliver some food boxes to some families. So no run, but it was an evening well spent!

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Total Distance
11.50

6.5 easy at lunch time (6.5 in 50:03)

5 easy before dinner (5 in 38:20)

Skechers GOmeb Razor Miles: 5.00
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Total Distance
15.20

2 mile warmup. 4x(1 mile T, 1 min Rec), 5x(3 min I, 2 min Rec), 7x(200m mile pace, 200m Rec). Long cool down, around 3-4 miles. Watched The Battle for Sevastopol on prime. A pretty good Russian-made historical drama.

Skechers GOrun 5 Miles: 15.20
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Total Distance
11.70

An unfortunate running experience. 90 minutes easy on the treadmill. My Achilles felt a slight twinge, certainly nothing that has been a concern before. Well now a day later it is uncomfortable to the point that I know I should not run. Darn! (11.7 in 90:00)

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Total Distance
64.30
Skechers GOmeb Razor Miles: 7.60Skechers GOrun 5 Miles: 15.20
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