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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

Baby must be on a growth spurt, because he's forgotten how to sleep at night again  *sigh*

Because of the lack of sleep I haven't been getting up early, so the miles are thin, but I figure that isn't a bad thing right now. I'm still getting good x-training cardio in.

Boot camp class this morning, she did a bunch of push-ups, lunges and side leg lifts. Between plyometrics last night and class today my legs are feeling it.

Then I hit the TM for a few slow miles. AP: 9:26 for 3 miles. I started rather slow, just wanted to plod along today, but then increased speed after 1.5 miles and ended at a 7:58 mile. I figure winter is the time to build my mileage back and get ready for workout training in Jan/Feb for a spring marathon. So, I'm not worried about speed...it will come. Just enjoying running and running what I feel right now.

Mizuno Nirvana Miles: 9.00
Night Sleep Time: 4.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 4.00Weight: 0.00
From Smooth on Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 14:20:52 from

Adda girl! :)

From David on Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 14:33:57 from

Good job... You do a lot! I am very cautious about doing anything outside of our XC training because I am rather prone to injury.

4 hours is not much sleep!

From Carina on Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 14:38:56 from

Running with no sleep is so hard, I'm proud of you for doing it anyway :)

From KP on Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 15:34:54 from

90* and tornadoes here yesterday. enjoy the snow! i think i'll keep the alabama weather!!!

From allie on Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 15:37:31 from

you are exactly right about the running. and all your cross training has been great so when you are ready to ramp up the miles, everything will come together quickly. good luck with the sleep. that will come too, eventually!

From Calvin on Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 15:51:58 from

Sounds like you had a good Part I of your daily workouts, despite the sleep shortage. Nice job!

From Burt on Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 16:02:09 from

Any ideas of which marathon you'll be doing?

From Nancy on Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 17:19:31 from

Great job with the cross training. 3 miles is good for now especially since you need your sleep.

From The Quiet Pirate on Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 17:54:32 from

There's got to be a happy medium between KP's 90's and your snow. Is it fall anywhere or is it a summer/winter thing everywhere?

Good job working out with little sleep and lots of reasons to stay home in bed.

From Tom Slick on Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 09:26:51 from

I like your short term running goals.....I'll be looking to run some of theses marathons with you. Are you going to do the Nestle 5K this year, and how about the Beat the Clock 5k on New Years Eve at Sugarhouse ParK????

From RAD on Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 15:39:29 from

Smooth, thanks!

David, I was in bed for about 7 hours, but got up 6 times through the night...so 4 seemed optimistic.

Carina, thanks - sometimes the baby provides the motivation, other times the excuse.

KP, I'll take snow over tornados!

Allie, I think maybe I'll be a real live zombie for halloween.

Cal, I don't know how you consistently do 2-a-days! They are killer.

Burt, going back east for OBX next month. I updated my 'short term goals' to include the ones I want to do next year.

Nancy, I know how much YOU sleep at night - I can hardly believe how much you do on it!

QP, I hope it stays summer there for me when I come!! I'm missing warmth.

Slick, Nestle 5K may be in the running next year, but I'll probably hang with the fam on New Years. I think I'm going to scale back the shorter distance races and concentrate my efforts on successfully completing all 5 marathons injury free. Of course we'll throw a few 'classics' of shorter distances in the mix.

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