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January 27, 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

A nice spin effort dripping all over while I read the 2nd book in the series I finished yesterday. A good YF book: Uglies and now I'm in Pretties. 60 min of sustained effort.

Then I did just 2 miles on the TM. Legs are finally starting to feel good again. I'm still going to be taking it easy, but it is nice to know they will still move if I ask them nicely :)

AP: 8:15, splits: 8:34, then went progressive every quarter to finish at 7:30mm.

Pink Altras Miles: 2.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
From Andrea on Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 14:42:49 from

I've read the first book and really enjoyed it. Need to get the other two in the series!

From RAD on Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 14:55:37 from

Andrea, my daughter devoured Uglies in 3 days, so I decided I ought to see what the fuss was all about. She is now done with the 3rd book so I've got them all hanging around waiting to be read. Makes it easy to keep reading them.

From Carina on Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 21:09:42 from

I've heard about these books and wanted to read them. Maybe I just will :) Looks like you are recovering nicely!!

From Rachelle on Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 11:34:57 from

Nice job Rachel! Your daughter read more than me....now that is just embarassing. I better check out these books because I have been really bored on the elliptical lately.

From Bec on Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 12:53:06 from

Sounds like you are reading some good books. I need to read something new. No way I could keep up with Lauren's reading skills.

Great workouts this week. Looks like you are rearing up to get running again! Good for you.

From Smooth on Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 13:00:51 from

awesome week or recovery and reading. Have a ton of fun tomorrow at the Utah fitness festival races. Can't wait to read your report.

From glidergirl on Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 13:12:12 from

I can't believe you're racing tomorrow! But I'm glad because then we can hang out. :) Way to take it easy otherwise. My only goal tomorrow is to beat YOU because if you beat me with marathon legs, I will not be happy with myself! Haha :)

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