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

December 15, 2018

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Location:

Herriman,UT,USA

Member Since:

Jan 01, 2009

Gender:

Female

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!

Personal:

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: 322.10
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
5.10

Heat Training time for SGM!

Ran a 5 mile loop around the hood at 12:30 to get used to a little heat. Unfortunately, it was only 77 - I fear St George will be much hotter than that this year. Right now it says the high will be 80 for Saturday, but knowing how things change, my luck would be 80 at the start! :P

I ran an AP of 8:32, which actually felt decent. It was a little slow to start and the hills always kill my AP, but it is just like Dameron Valley...long, gentle uphill! 8:45, 8:27, 9:39, 8:15, 7:40, 7:09 for my finish tenth. 

I am kind of determinted to run a sub 3:40. I did it last year and I feel more prepared and healthy than I did last year so there has to be something with that...right?? ugh! I just hate dealing with my brain. I'm finally starting to feel like I can move at a decent pace again, but am I ready to conquer a full at that pace? I guess we will just taper and let the cards fall where they may. 

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Toby on Fri, Sep 28, 2018 at 15:30:17 from 166.170.15.94

The hay is in the barn. Time to set it on fire!

And itís not a 100 miler :/

From Tom Slick on Fri, Sep 28, 2018 at 21:01:34 from 66.87.126.164

Burn baby burn!!!!

From Tom Slick on Sun, Sep 30, 2018 at 18:47:24 from 174.148.189.244

Last week of taper then it SGM on Saturday. The weather forecasts are all over the place, from the 80's to snow! Be prepared for anything!

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