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Member Since:

Jan 01, 2009



Goal Type:

Age Division Winner

Running Accomplishments:

St George Marathon: 3:23:54 (10/6/12)

Half IM: 5:44:03 (8/25/12 - course was long!)

25K trail - Buffalo Run (16.5) 2:34:50

Half Marathon: American Fork - 1:30:44  6/23/12

Spectrum 10K 43:42   3/17/2012

Best 5K: Spanish Fork 21:55 05/30/09

Short-Term Running Goals:

Okay, so for 2013 I am going to have FUN! Not that running isn't always fun, but I had a wonderful breakthrough year last year and I want to play this year :) AND get faster! So, my first goal I'm going to put out there is my yearly mileage goal.
It is 2,186 miles from my driveway to my sister (QP's) driveway! I want to spend this year on a virtual trek cross country running those miles. So, that is how far I will run in 2013...from my house to QPs. It will take all year and yes, this is measured on Hwys so it isn't really exactly how I COULD run it, but good enough. 43 miles/week...totally doable, and a fun goal to track how far I've traveled as I go along. Who knows...maybe I'll even run PAST her house :)

I will do more trail runs, Boston, Pacing duties, another Half IM and some other tris. I'm excited for this next year and look forward to having fun with all of you out on the roads, and trails! Maybe bag a few peaks this year too!!

Long-Term Running Goals:

Big Dreams: 5K in 20:2X; 10K in 39:XX; Half in 1:29:XX; Full in 3:15:XX; complete the Rim2Rim2Rim run and not die; Comrades; Iron(wo)Man.

Run for the rest of my life!


4 children: twelve, eight, five and baby Fartlek - 2 1/2. Wonderful supportive husband that lets me drag him and the family all over for race after race!

Finished 13 marathons and LOVE running that distance! I'm definitely hooked to the marathon monster and hope to constantly improve my endurance, speed and stay injury free!

I've also found a love of trail running! I hope to keep improving on this front.

After being injured with a broken foot at the first of 2012 I found a tri group and started training with them and am now loving tris! The half IM was harder than I'd ever imagined...and am ready to do it again. I'll earn my bike butt and someday have enough time to train for a full IM.

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 0.00
BIKE MILES Lifetime Miles: 1168.40
LUCY MILES Lifetime Miles: 25.25
Adidas Lifetime Miles: 319.66
Orange II Lifetime Miles: 390.41
Boston Mizuno Lifetime Miles: 568.97
Fargo Nikes Lifetime Miles: 500.03
BEANS Lifetime Miles: 755.00
Orange Bostons Lifetime Miles: 527.59
Solomon Trail Lifetime Miles: 363.98
PI Tri Shoes Lifetime Miles: 4.00
Boston Mizuno 10s Lifetime Miles: 140.75
New Orange Lifetime Miles: 157.05
Total Distance

15 miles spinning on the bike at 3 and 3.5 resistance for 45 min.

(2) sets of 20 min walking at a 15% incline. First set at 3.0 mph, Second at 2.5 mph.

Night Sleep Time: 9.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 9.00Weight: 0.00
From Kelli on Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 14:02:23 from

15% incline?? YIKES! That is a WORKOUT!

From RAD on Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 14:24:18 from

That's why I went so slow! :)

From Carolyn in Colorado on Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 15:40:20 from

You sure manage to give yourself a workout, even without running!

From Bec on Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 20:40:49 from

How are you feeling? I cried a few tears when I read that you can't run until Dec.1. How was the party? I missed you in Mesquite. Yes, you could have BQ'd. You do very well on hills.

From Nancy on Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 21:38:11 from

Great job Rachel. I hope your IT band is feeling better.

From Teena on Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 22:49:57 from

15%!!!! Man alive!!!

You don't ever stop, do you? :)

From DonGardinero on Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 17:08:55 from

Rachel, how was your party? Did you eat some goodies for me? How are you feeling?

From RAD on Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 18:31:45 from

Wonderful party! LOTS of good food, and just trying to stay motivated to do something other than eat. It's hard to spend time in the gym and not run or do classes! :(

From LuzyLew on Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 19:04:09 from

Excellent work on that bike (and the 9 hours of sleep!). Way to stay be strong & feel good!

From Nancy on Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 21:09:09 from

I missed you at running group today. I'm 'sure you got a good workout at the gym anyway.

From Brent on Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 13:34:20 from

Devine Miss M, no doubt with Gwen, you will stay strong, hardcore. If your going to workout, well, then workout. Slacking in workouts translates into slacking when racing.

Stay Kool, B of BS Rools out

By the way, did you need rock climbing gear for that 15% incline, spiked shoes to stay on Milly?

From leslie peterson on Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 15:41:35 from

See you tomorrow!!!!!

From RAD on Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 16:11:34 from

Luz, thanks - I'm trying to stay strong and keep going!

Nancy, won't be back at group until after Dec 2nd when I see my doc - until then no running :(

Brent, I still have to get those endorphins flowing - but it's just not the same as a good run. I love the comparison to racing though, THAT will keep me going THANKS!!!

Leslie, I will see you there! I'm walking as well, so if you have a moment stop by the start line and pick me up! :)

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