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Location:

Snoqualmie,WA,

Member Since:

Feb 24, 2007

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Local Elite

Running Accomplishments:

  • 2011 Boston Marathon -- 2:27 (Top 50)
  • 2011 Steilacoom 20k -- 1:04:57 (1st)
  • 2010 Indianapolis Monumental Marathon -- 2:26 (7th) 
  • 2010 Fall City 10k -- 31:06 (1st)
  • 2009 Indy Mini Marathon -- 1:07:53 (7th)
  • 2009 WWU Invitational -- 10000m (30:58)
  • 2009 UW Indoor Meet -- 5000m (14:49)
  • 2008 Orem Turkey Run -4 miler -- 19:55 (1st)
  • 2008 Seafair Torchlight 8k--25:03 (3rd) 
  • 2008 Time to Fly 5k -- 15:35 (1st)
  • 2008 Newport Marathon -- 2:22:47 (1st)
  • Steilacoom 15M--1:18:30 (1st)
  • 2007 Olympic Trials -- 2:30:41 (91st)
  • 2007 St. George --2:18:55 (3rd)

Short-Term Running Goals:

  • Feb 23 -- Ft Steilacoom 15M
  • March 23  – Ft. Steilacoom 20k
  • April 15  – Boston Marathon
  • June 8 – Sound to Narrows 12k
  • June 22  – Grandma’s Half Marathon (USATF Champs.)
  • July 7 – Run of the Mill 5k
  • July 27 – Torchlight 8k
  • September – SJJ Half (maybe)
  • October/November – Fall Marathon (maybe)
  • December – Club XC Nationals

Long-Term Running Goals:

 Stay healthy

Personal:

Ran track my junior and senior years in high school and cross country my senior year. Went to BYU but did not run. Served LDS church mission to San Bernardino, CA. Started running again in April 2005. Marathon debut was St. George in 2005.

I coach the Mount Si High School Track Team (distance)

Been married for almost 17 years. My wife, Mara, and I have four kids ages 16, 14, 13 and 11.

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Brooks T5 Lifetime Miles: 34.00
Ravenna Lifetime Miles: 250.00
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I woke up this morning for my run and 30 seconds in had this weird pain in my knee that was crippling. I was fine when I walked but could do anything close to running. I was very disappointed as I've had trouble lately stringing together weeks of running without some kind of ding. I gave up this morning hoping to run later in the day, perhaps when it was a bit warmer. I managed to get 10+ miles in this evening without any problems. I hope it was a freak thing and nothing to be worried about long term. Still planning on a speed workout Wednesday at the UW indoor and then racing on Saturday in a 20k.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
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40 degrees and raining when I started. Had the gloves, hat and jacket on. By Mile 7 it was sunny and had to be in the mid-50s and just gorgeous. Very typical early spring day. It's now raining again.

Everything seems to be coming together. Tomorrow will be a big test as I'm doing some 800m repeats.

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Three miles prior to speed workout at UW Indoor Track.

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