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

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
0.00

Rest Day!! 

Got to sleep in (which was much needed after a restless baby night which we haven't had for a LONG time), and then went to the gym for some reading/elliptical time. 

90 minutes @ L10 - great book as well.

Didn't have the patience to wait for shipping on shoes, and I needed some fuel for tomorrows run so I don't bonk like I did last week. So, I went to Wasatch running and got some new shoes, insoles and other fun running stuff :) NOW I am ready for my run tomorrow.

Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Calvin on Fri, Aug 20, 2010 at 18:49:22 from 66.133.117.3

sounds like a fun day off from running. it's always fun to get new running stuff too.

From Burt on Fri, Aug 20, 2010 at 18:49:56 from 206.19.214.144

Just going out and buying shoes on a whim. You must be loaded.

From RAD on Fri, Aug 20, 2010 at 19:57:03 from 67.172.229.125

Cal, Fridays are more about the sleeping in and 90 minutes of uninterrupted reading time than anything :)

Burt, HA! yeah, I wish. I've been warning hubby since I started running post-partum that I would be needing new shoes soon. I just had to fork out an extra $20 for my lack of patience, plus it's always nice to get re-fitted and make sure that my shoe choice is still my favorite shoe choice.

From Nancy on Fri, Aug 20, 2010 at 23:02:07 from 76.27.19.206

I'm glad you were able to sleep in and I'm glad you got some new running shoes.

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