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Member Since:

Oct 05, 2009



Goal Type:

Local Elite

Running Accomplishments:

PRs (all aided)
- Marathon - Pocatello 2012 - 2:26:10 (1st overall); St. George 2012 - 2:24:08 (7th overall)
- Half Marathon - Timpanogos 2012 - 1:08:51 (2nd overall); Hobble Creek 2012 - 1:08:27 (3rd overall)
- 10K - Deseret News 2005 - 32:39

- Ran track and cross country in high school
- Did not run in college
- Veteran of 14 marathons and numerous half marathons
- Ran the 2010 New York City Marathon as a charity runner with Team For Kids. Finished 2:33:51 (83rd overall). The entire experience from the fundraising to the race itself was absolutely incredible!


Short-Term Running Goals:

Run 6-days a week and maintain a decent base level of fitness. Upwards of 50-60 per week would be great. Adjust to my new work position, use time wisely, and keep negative stress at bay. Hopefully make a good run at Ogden this spring.

Balance family, work, running, and the other important things in my life.

Long-Term Running Goals:

Enjoy running and continue doing it consistently. Stay healthy and avoid injury as much as possible. Have fun!

Continue chasing PRs while I still can, particularly in the marathon and half marathon. Explore new races, improve training, build friendships, and learn from the wisdom and experience of the numerous great runners here in Utah. Run well into my old age.



I live in Sandy, UT with my wife (Lindsay) and 2 kids. I love running the roads through my neighborhood and near Little Cottonwood Canyon. I also do a fair amount of treadmill running at the Life Centre Athletic Club. Aside from running, I love road and moutain cycling.


Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 0.00
Asics Bandito (Sept '09) Lifetime Miles: 164.40
Brooks PureFlow (Blue - Jun '12) Lifetime Miles: 1070.40
Adidas Aegis 2 (Jun '12) Lifetime Miles: 708.90
Asics Hyperspeed 4 (Sept '11) Lifetime Miles: 114.85
Nike LunaRacer (Aug '12) Lifetime Miles: 148.60
Nike Free 3.0 V4 (Jan '13) Lifetime Miles: 383.45
Adidas Energy Boost (Jun '13) Lifetime Miles: 872.10
Saucony Ride 7 (Oct '13) Lifetime Miles: 943.80
Brooks PureFlow 3 (Apr '14) Lifetime Miles: 603.10
Saucony Kinvara 4 (Apr '14) Lifetime Miles: 251.75
Nike LunaRacer 3 (Jul '14) Lifetime Miles: 174.05
Saucony Zealot (Jul '15) Lifetime Miles: 300.75
Asics Nimbus 17 (Jul '15) Lifetime Miles: 258.95
Adidas Adios Boost 2 (Jul '15) Lifetime Miles: 264.65
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

A.M. - 45 minutes on the gym TM:

5 minutes @ 8.0 mph, flat
5 mins @ 8.5, flat
5 mins @ 9.0, flat
5 mins @ 9.5, flat
10 mins @ 9.5, 1.0 incline
5 mins @ 9.5, 2.0 incline
5 mins @ 9.5, 2.5
5 mins @ 9.5, 3.0

Leg still not feeling great, but I passed my patience theshold a week or two ago, so I'm going to run so long as the pain isn't too bad. I've had this injury before and it just takes a long time. Going on two months now. The combination of the lower drop shoes, good warm-up and stretching, and really easing into the run at the beginning seems to help.


Nike LunaRacer 3 (Jul '14) Miles: 6.90
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
Nike LunaRacer 3 (Jul '14) Miles: 6.90
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