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Member Since:

Jan 10, 2011



Goal Type:

Boston Qualifier

Running Accomplishments:

~~Longest Ultra: Bighorn Trail Run: 12:19:00, 52 miles, Bighorn Mountains, WY, June 20, 2015

50K: Bighorn Trail Run: 5:52:13, 32 miles, Bighorn Mountains, WY, June 15, 2013

Marathon: 3:25:01, Deseret News Marathon, SLC, UT, July 24, 2013

Half-Marathon: 1:37:00 (downhill), Deseret News Marathon Split, SLC, UT, July 24, 2013

10K: 44:07, Big Sky State Games, Billings, MT, July 2012

5K: 20:25, Big Sky State Games, Billings, MT, July 2013

Short-Term Running Goals:

Get back into running shape.

Long-Term Running Goals:

Not get super fat, and qualify for Boston before I'm 50 (April 2023).


Started running seriously in March 2010. Married 22 years to a hot momma and we have 3 boys, 1 sweet girl, 2 dogs, 3 2 0 1 cat, and 6     4 5 6 3 5 3 1 2 0 chickens (until Spring 2019 when we'll start over). As of September 2018 I'm looking for work... yay. I'm on the local School Board.

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 25.75 Year: 923.85
Cascadia 10 Lifetime Miles: 438.72
Cascadia 10 Pt2 Lifetime Miles: 442.75
Brooks Adrenaline 15 Pt2 Lifetime Miles: 387.02
Cascadia 11 Lifetime Miles: 538.47
Adrenaline 16 Lifetime Miles: 361.80
Adrenaline 17 Lifetime Miles: 392.03
Adrenaline 18 Lifetime Miles: 404.99
Cascadia 12 Lifetime Miles: 368.50
Race: Run Turkey Run (3.107 Miles) 00:20:38, Place overall: 30, Place in age division: 4
Total Distance

Annual Thanksgiving Day run in Billings - my favorite 5K anywhere, as it's fully flat through downtown Billings. I missed my PR, and might have had a chance to hit it if I had started at the front. A couple things went wrong: 1) I forgot to put on my race bib, and the gun went off as I was jogging back to the start line. I was about 90 seconds behind the leaders and weaved through the crowd the first 1/2 mile, which slowed me down significantly. The good news is I was never passed during the race. The bad news is I likely lost 30 seconds and more, as I also added some distance by weaving. 2) I forgot to start my watch at the start line, so I never knew my exact time - that threw me off.

No need for me to recap the race, as overall I just wasn't feeling a PR. In looking back, maybe I could have gotten one, but I don't know. The 5k is mental and I'm more of a long distance guy. I did finish 30th out of 2000 people, but most were walkers and joggers. The mile is an easy race - I liked that. Didn't come close to my 5:48 from 5 years ago, but still fast enough for 8th and 1st in Masters. Sadly, it's no longer the RRCA Montana Mile championship - I was hoping for a 3 time win in the Masters category! :) 

Adrenaline 18 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 0.00
From I Just Run on Sat, Nov 24, 2018 at 12:18:37 from

You're so close to your goal! Just need to find another one soon and do it!

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