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Member Since:

May 31, 2007



Goal Type:


Running Accomplishments:

Marathon Top 10 Finishes: 7 Bridges ('15), Utah Valley ('13), Salt Lake City ('08), Top of Utah ('07), and St. Louis ('04). Ran around the equator (24901.55) in 4,388 days.

Personal Records
Marathon 2:39 (SLC '08)
1/2 Marathon 1:12.30 (Provo River, aided '08)
10K 34:16 (Track, sea level '00)
10K 33:15 (Des 10K, aided '08)
8K 25:32 (Crack of Dawn, aided '13)
5K 16:44 (Track, sea level '00)
5K 16:07 (Running of the Leopards, aided '12)

Short-Term Running Goals:

NYC Marathon 2019

London Marathon 2020

And my largest challenge to date, raise $20,000 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in honor of my cancer survivorship...


Long-Term Running Goals:

Enjoy being a Masters Runner.

Get under 3 hours one more time...


Grew up outside Chicago and joined the blog while I lived in Salt Lake City. Now living outside Birmingham. I am married with two daughters. Wife thinks I'm crazy for doing marathons. And yes I am crazy I'm a scientist for a living...

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 35.50 Year: 2123.25
RM 090416 Lifetime Miles: 135.71
Brooks Launch Gray #17 Lifetime Miles: 253.75
Brooks Launch Silver A #18 Lifetime Miles: 254.25
Brooks Launch Silver B #19 Lifetime Miles: 252.00
Saucony Rides Blue #23 Lifetime Miles: 252.25
Saucony Rides Black A #24 Lifetime Miles: 253.50
Saucony Rides Black B #25 Lifetime Miles: 254.25
Saucony Type A Lifetime Miles: 76.50
Race: ToughMudder New Orleans (10.5 Miles) 03:00:00
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ToughMudder #3.

Fun times with good friends.

Feeling my age but going strong...

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
From Tom K on Sun, Mar 18, 2018 at 10:09:00 from

Which one is the "before" picture? Nice work!

From JD on Sun, Mar 18, 2018 at 15:51:54 from

looks like fun - nice beard you got going there

From Adam RW on Sun, Mar 18, 2018 at 20:43:38 from

Thanks to both of you. Definitely an event that leads to team building and finding your limits.

From jtshad on Mon, Mar 19, 2018 at 14:02:02 from

Looks like a fun group of guys to compete with. Nice job!

From Adam RW on Mon, Mar 19, 2018 at 20:40:15 from

Jeff, Most are not runners but have expressed interest in a Ragnar, but we would need others you potentially game?

From jtshad on Tue, Mar 20, 2018 at 08:10:29 from

Maybe, depends on where and when. This summer is pretty slammed for my family.

From Adam RW on Tue, Mar 20, 2018 at 08:20:14 from

Likely not until next year. They've already been signing up for at least one maybe two other TMs for this year...

From Jon on Tue, Mar 20, 2018 at 15:30:21 from

Did you guys change shirts between photos, or did your neon yellow really turn that shade of green?

From Adam RW on Tue, Mar 20, 2018 at 20:06:57 from

Jon, Isn't that insane! Definitely amazing what tricks light can play. Plus I didn't want to get pinched for not wearing green on St. Patrick's Day :)

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