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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

Met the BBK's the morning, it was fun to run with the 'Boston' crowd! Everyone wore their yellow Boston shirt, I almost felt like I was there :)  Did 5 to warm-up with Misty...Thanks girl for keeping those never ending hills tolerable! Then met at the track for speed work...my legs are dead, I think between Saturday and yesterday and getting no sleep they just didn't want to work. Days like this morning when I can barely push under an 8mm, I wonder how in the world I ran 13 in 7:40 mm!!! AP for the run was 9:27, 10mm for warm-up then 8-8:20's for speedwork, and 1 mile cool down at 9mm.

Hit the gym for some resistance - still tired, little motivation, so I did the class. Less intense ressistance, but more cardio. I needed the energy of the class to keep me going this mornig.

Saucony Miles: 10.00
Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 1.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00Weight: 0.00
From leslie on Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 18:06:13 from

I want to be young again!! Nice 10 miles with the Boston gang!!!

From Smooth on Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 18:45:59 from

Rachel, do you ever stop? Wow, you're a running workout machine! GOOD JOB!!!!

From Nancy on Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 18:49:54 from

Rachel it was good to see you. I went very slow and Duke didn't pull too much so My leg didn't hurt very much. I think it is getting better.

From RAD on Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 19:13:27 from

Leslie, being young is nice...but I still feel old :(

Smooth, I have to get all my miles in early this week...I'm leaving for WA for a funeral tomorrow morning.

Nancy, glad your leg is doing better!! I won't be there Thursday, but I hope to see you again Tuesday.

From Julie on Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 19:45:50 from

Great pace for having tired legs. I was hoping to run with you a little today. I'm so excited to see how you do at Ogden.

From RAD on Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 23:19:28 from

Julie, hopefully I'll be back with happy legs on Tuesday...we'll definately have to chat!!

From Kelli on Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 15:17:07 from

Great miles this week, Rachel! WOW. You are a crazy determined machine.

From Michelle N. on Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 16:41:57 from

Cute new pic~I love it.

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