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January 27, 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
17.00

Mandy asked for a running partner and I wanted to get some good miles in AND get to my boxing classes in the morning. So, I obliged. I picked her up and then we  ran from my house up to Kennecott, down to the HS, north on MVC to Old Bingham and then back to daybreak along 4800W and then down the trail to 4000W. Mandy and I parted ways at 11800S at 16 miles, she made another 4 mile loop on the way home. I just finished my mile to catchweight. Seventeen miles at an AP of 8:50. Man I'm slow latley. I'll get it back though....

I was going to have Craig bring me clothes and food so I could do class, but I didn't get them packed and in the car and I was worried about him forcing me to leave early since I didn't have a car. So, he took me home, I changed clothes got food and packed food then drove myself back.  I missed tabata, but I don't think it was that big of a deal to miss it. I'd done lots of strength training. I then did boxing and advanced boxing (technique). I watched sparring (still no head hitting for me) and then did the floors.  It was nice to have it out of the way for the day.

As a family we then went to dinner at Texas Roadhouse and we all left 10 pounds heavier. We then went to the Provo Temple Open house. It is incredible how much they put into that tiny building! Stairs, lots of stairs too. I want to do every session I do there. Lots of walking! It helps to keep me awake :) 

A near perfect day. Except I had to let Smooth run alone o the parkway. I truly thought I'd get to join her for a bit. I know it is important to be with family and I know she would want me doing that, but with everything in her life going on, I know she could've used the support and company. I guess we can't do everything...

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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