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January 23, 2020

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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

I woke up and felt a little ambitious...so I did my high country loop. NASTY uphills in the foothills between Butterfield and Yellowfork canyons. I haven't attempted this run in probably nearly a year!

Hills were tough, but I felt good. Mondays always seem to be good running days for me, especially after a rest day Sunday.

AP: 9:00 splits: 9:47, 9:41, 9:46, 8:34, 8:12, 8:18, 7:55(last .3) 641 ft of elevation gain over the loop, uphill is obviously first :)

**step and ab's class at the gym...I'm tired!!**

Mizuno Nirvana Miles: 6.30
Night Sleep Time: 7.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.50Weight: 0.00
From allie on Mon, Aug 09, 2010 at 10:07:55 from

i agree, i always feel the best on mondays (running-wise at least).

great job on the ambitious, hilly run.

From Burt on Mon, Aug 09, 2010 at 10:27:10 from

Nice splits.

From Nancy on Mon, Aug 09, 2010 at 11:27:05 from

Those are really fast times for such hilly conditions.

From Calvin on Mon, Aug 09, 2010 at 11:28:33 from

Excellent running.

From DonGardinero on Mon, Aug 09, 2010 at 12:21:12 from

Wow, you doo awesome on the hills. Nice job. Looks like you're ready for PC. just kidding.

From Teena Marie on Mon, Aug 09, 2010 at 14:01:46 from


You are AMAZING!!!!

From Smooth on Mon, Aug 09, 2010 at 14:30:29 from

It's the opposite for me. Monday is always a drag for me. It seems to take forever to get the kinks out.

NICE hill run and workout! GOOD JOB!

From Carolyn in Colorado on Mon, Aug 09, 2010 at 14:32:30 from

I guess you were feeling amibitious! I'm with Smooth. I struggle on Mondays (or maybe it's every day).

From Toby on Mon, Aug 09, 2010 at 23:15:01 from

Hills my foot! Those splits are SO fast!

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