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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

This is going to be a meager run week for me...but hopefully worth it!

I'm racing DesNews tomorrow, so I didn't want to do a hard run, but wanted to get the body moving. So, I opted for our classic Monday AM ride. My house to Herriman HS, then back up Rose Canyon, down to Main St, around the Kennecott loop and back to the HS on 11800S then home again. A good, challenging ride. Averaged 15.5 mph - not too bad for the hills.

Now, if my legs will rest and work for the race tomorrow...uugggh, I hate racing nerves!! AND short races, but I need a new 10K PR. Your half marathon pace shouldn't be 7 seconds faster than your 10K pace - this MUST change....

BIKE MILES Miles: 24.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
From JulieC on Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 11:18:17 from

ahhhh YOU are all over it!!! you are so going to have a new 10K PR. Just let yourself fly. Give it all you got!! Excited for you!! hey are you also running the timp half this sat?

From catherine on Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 15:43:27 from

Of course you're going to get a new PR! You keep getting faster and faster. We'll look for you tomorrow!

From Smooth on Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 19:32:19 from

Good luck tomorrow! Go get that new PR!!! I'll be thinking of you! Can't wait to hear all about it!

From Chad Robinson on Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 19:32:44 from

Kamikaze all the way to a new PR!

From Nancy on Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 19:45:01 from

Good Luck Rachel. I'm sure you'll do great.

From Brent on Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 21:15:09 from

Devine, never know about the legs with all your hard workouts, if the legs say yes and you can on after making the long turn to the finish, hand on, that PR will be yours. By the way, crowd to the front of the pack, cannot lose precious seconds and steps in the crowd, make a noise like a siren and the runners should clear a path, it worked for Sasha at the Provo Half one year.

Stay Kool, B of BS Rools out

From NatalieK on Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 21:54:34 from

Good luck racing tomorrow!

From Smooth on Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 09:01:09 from

Where is your race report?!!! I'm very impatient, you know! :)

From RAD on Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 09:22:09 from

Smooth, some things are left unsaid right now. Sorry :( lets just say it may be a miracle if I run with YOU at PC right now.

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