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January 23, 2020

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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: 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
15.00

Kelli and I drove up to Park City and met Smooth for a nice little tour of the marathon course. We did miles 11-20 then looped back the short way to the car. 

Some runs are hard workouts, some runs tax your body, some runs are quality time in your shoes, some runs remind you why you run. Today, I remembered why I run and how much I LOVE being with these lovely ladies! I could've spent all day out there...okay, maybe at breakfast in the AC and with endless french toast coming my way, but still :) 

I'd forgotten what an uphill drag that course is. I guess I'm just always having so much fun with Smooth I just don't notice. I can't wait for it again this year! Just a ton of FUN! I seriously have no agenda for that race, but a good time with Smooth - and it never disappoints.

We got into some heat the last 5ish miles, but my fatigue may have been due more to the workout yesterday and lack of water and fuel than actual heat. Either way, a short stop at a convenience store solved all the problems (Gu shot too!). We just had a wonderful lovely run and I can't wait to do it again!!

Thanks Smooth and Kelli for a wonderful morning, I loved it!!

AP: 9:40

TTT #1 Miles: 15.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Carina on Sat, Jul 21, 2012 at 15:43:26 from 204.15.86.83

Sounds like a great fun run!! Nice work!!

From Kelli on Sat, Jul 21, 2012 at 15:47:40 from 67.172.235.55

It was a perfect morning! THANK YOU!!!! I am tiny bit less nervous now. Just a tiny bit.

From Toby on Sat, Jul 21, 2012 at 19:28:45 from 199.101.229.6

I watched the 2011 world ironman championships last night (dvr from last Sunday). Ummmm....you can totally kick Chrissis Wellington's trash :)

Nice workout! I wish I was running with you guys and not alone today. :)

From allie on Sun, Jul 22, 2012 at 08:00:19 from 174.23.135.116

great run! i can only imagine the fun that went on with that group. :)

see you on tuesday?

From Nancy on Sun, Jul 22, 2012 at 09:14:00 from 76.23.21.118

Sounds like a fun run. Running with friends always makes running funner.

From Bec on Sun, Jul 22, 2012 at 12:08:04 from 71.199.9.12

Sounds wonderful! French toast at Kneaders? I went there yesterday for breakfast too. Glad you had a great run with those two fantastic ladies. I am jealous I won't be around for PC, it's one of my favorites too. :)

From Terri on Sun, Jul 22, 2012 at 18:57:35 from 108.28.226.253

How convenient to have a convenience store! Love it!

From Smooth on Sun, Jul 22, 2012 at 19:12:36 from 24.2.95.192

THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU for making this run possible and so fun for me! I appreciate your friendship SO MUCH!!! You are the real deal! Love you! :)

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