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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

Woke up to get to early miles, but my 5 yr old had other plans...he filled his bed with puke as I was getting ready, so I got to clean up :) I BARELY made it to regular miles and had to run to catch the group. The weather was lovely (spoken very sarcastically!), I'd forgotten how nice it was to run with the sleet blowing into your face. 

Because I had to start out fast the first couple miles were faster than I would've liked, but then I took it back to a nice easy jog. AP: 8:59, splits:  8:29, 8:31, 9:16, 9:28, 8:52, 9:18, 8:55 (last .5)

Came home and got a nap, because kids are off track and I didn't have to get them up and showered! Hit the gym (kids stayed home, Dad's work has asked that if anyone in the family is sick to telecommute) and did a training session, a little of everything, and then did 5 miles/20 minutes on the bike. 

I think I'm going to have a nice lazy day at home :)

Mizuno Inspire II Miles: 6.50
Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 1.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00Weight: 0.00
From Metcalf Running on Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 13:56:01 from

I don't think you can explain your day as a lazy day after all the running and training you did :)

From Carolyn in Colorado on Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 14:26:39 from

It sounds like you had a full day already. You should definately take it easy the rest of the day.

From RAD on Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 15:23:42 from

Lori, I guess I mean the rest of the day - I'm glad I got the tough stuff done early!!

Carolyn, so far so good...nice and easy today!

From allie on Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 15:34:32 from

i love those sleet in the face runs. don't you love it when it is coming at you from all directions? and hitting your eyeballs? i especially love falling on my face in the slick conditions. i love winter so much! great job this morning and enjoy the relaxation today.

From Cal on Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 18:09:10 from

Good for you for running outside today.

Do you know where the BBK's will be on Thursday? (and what time?)

From Smooth on Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 18:13:18 from

Such Diehards!!!! GOOD JOB!!!

From Burt on Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 18:17:33 from

That's wierd. I didn't see any snow or sleet today. hmmm. Oh well. Great job on getting that puke cleaned up.

From RAD on Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 18:25:20 from

Allie, we've got more of this lovely stuff in store for us!! The fun is just beginning!!! YEA!!

Cal, thanks and I sent you a PM with the info.

Smooth, diehard...crazy...it's all the same :)

Burt, why don't you rub it in a little more?? At least I didn't have to run in 110 degree weather at 4AM :)

From Brent on Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 22:31:46 from

Devine Miss M - sleet blowing in your face is always great fun - you have hit hard core crazy runner, workout person - you have now crossed over, you the first chicka Howling Commando.

Stay Kool, hoooooowllnnnng, B of BS Rools out

From DonGardinero on Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 22:46:11 from

Awesome job today, Rachel. I can't even bring myself to run outside in the cold anymore.

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