I'm not crazy...I'm just bored!!

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

Another slog through the miles. Even with my break yesterday everything still just felt like I was in slow motion and running through mud. I'm really sick of this...really sick of it. I want to feel good again and I want to feel like I WANT to run and enjoy it. poo.

Urban trail loop with the Newtons. A good crew this morning Chad, Paul, George, (no Ringo), Ronnie, Charles and James. I pulled the 'female' card today and the rest of the girls got to sleep in. 

AP: 8:33 splits: 9:16 (wow, finally a 9!), 8:51 (this was up the hill..what the heck?), 8:32, 8:13, 8:24, 8:14, 8:29, 8:24. I guess I made up for that 9, but still.

Welcoming the rain! This morning it was SO hot and humid...I think Becca brought Texas home with her! :)

Purple People Runners Miles: 8.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
From Toby on Thu, Jul 05, 2012 at 19:15:14 from

There was NO WAY I was running this morning. I was up way too late last night. So HOORAY for you for getting your hiney moving!!!

From Carina on Thu, Jul 05, 2012 at 20:28:07 from

Way to go getting in good miles feeling sluggish, thats hard!! You'll feel good again soon, just take it easy till then:)

From Russ on Thu, Jul 05, 2012 at 20:32:31 from

I'm staying at my sister's in West Valley for the weekend. Any group runs early Friday morning?

From Smooth on Thu, Jul 05, 2012 at 20:48:01 from

Sorry you felt sluggish. I'd kill for a AP 8:33 8 miler now.

From RAD on Thu, Jul 05, 2012 at 22:35:50 from

Toby, I came home and slept for 2.5 hours afterward :) thank goodness for independent children.

Carina, I keep thinking it has got to get better, but ti just doesn't. Someday...someday.

Russ, shoot. Tomorrow (Fri) I am going to scout camp with my 8 year old. A first for both of us. So, I don't have any plans, but a short 6 miler around the 'hood. Saturday we are doing a group run in Provo if you're still around. Carpooling from Riverton.

Smooth, I know I should be more grateful for the fact that I CAN run!!

From catherine on Fri, Jul 06, 2012 at 14:54:52 from

I'm sorry you're in a funk, and I hope things get better soon.

Eric found this and we thought of Fartlek. :)


From RAD on Fri, Jul 06, 2012 at 17:05:29 from

Catherine, maybe I should show him that!! I'm willing to do anything :) It has been a long time since he's been to the gym.

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