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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

5 miles on my normal 6 mile route, but I cut out the last loop because I snoozed a little too long. Felt great this morning!

Remembered my Rools and kept pace on the uphill - very pleased with my splits. If it wasn't for the first mile, I'd call this nearly a full tempo run. I was really pushing up the hills, breathing was harder than I've pushed for quite some time! But oh how good it felt when I was done.

AP: 8:36 splits: 9:23, 8:21, 8:05, 8:26, 8:42. Those last 2 miles are all uphill, what I call my 'hill of death' because it's the long slow climb back home. I was SO surprised to see them under a 9mm.

Heading off the the gym for step class - love feelin' good and running well - now to put my diet in order :)

**step and abs class at the gym - it was a good sweaty workout, and thankfully ab's was a little easier than last week!**

Mizuno Nirvana Miles: 5.00
Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00Weight: 0.00
From allie on Mon, Aug 02, 2010 at 10:20:32 from

RAD rools! glad you are feeling good and running well.

From Terri on Mon, Aug 02, 2010 at 10:57:30 from

How do you find the energy for step class too!

Maybe I should try your diet :)

From Smooth on Mon, Aug 02, 2010 at 13:42:51 from

AWESOME run and EXCELLENT uphill pace! You're on fire!!! NICE step & abs workouts too! Man, it's like you never had a baby! GOOD JOB!!!

From Tom Slick on Mon, Aug 02, 2010 at 14:14:51 from

Looks like your gunna be ready to do the SGM in October.

From DonGardinero on Mon, Aug 02, 2010 at 15:04:50 from

Nice job, Rachel. Looks like you didn't even skip a beat from all the time off. Very impressive.

From Teena Marie on Mon, Aug 02, 2010 at 15:30:40 from

:) :) :) :) :)

So happy for you!!!

Very nicely done! :)

From MrsFIT on Mon, Aug 02, 2010 at 15:33:30 from

Way to RAD, you're well on your way to great fall marathon!

From Nancy on Mon, Aug 02, 2010 at 16:51:04 from

It sounds like you are right back on course and doing great.

From Toby on Mon, Aug 02, 2010 at 22:36:55 from

WOW - I am still in awe on how you find the time for all that! Super Woman!

From RAD on Tue, Aug 03, 2010 at 16:05:13 from

allie, have you ever read bsrools/brent's blog info? I love it, and try to remember it often.

terri, if you like ice cream you'll love my diet! :)

Smooth, thanks. I'm happy to get good days like this occasionally.

Tom, I don't think there will be any bq-ing happening, but I think I'll be ready to finish!

Dale, its harder than I expected, but I'm glad it's coming back.

Teena, thanks lady!

FIT, thanks. Still a ways to go to get it all back, but I'm feeling better each day!

Nancy, I hope to get back to running group sometime. I just have to get brave enough to leave baby that long...and get fast enough to keep up!

Toby, EARLY mornings and my kids sleep in, then day care at the gym when the other two are at school. Then I'm crazy busy getting house stuff done all the rest of the day!

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