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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

Tried out a new loop today - copied Cal's RC out and back, but I think I ran it wrong. It was a mile longer than anticipated, which was fine except my hubby didn't appreciate having to wait longer to get off to work. Oh well, 10 minutes isn't too bad. 

Interesting how this run was uphill both ways...out and back. It's a gradual uphill climb along the foothills, then a crazy downhill stretch, then the long gradual 2.5 mile climb home. It honestly was a good route and I'm excited to try it again.

Along 13400 S there is a dirt trail for about a mile that Wendy helped me discover  on Saturday. It's a lot nicer than running the shoulder of the road there, but I think it makes it a tad slower because of maneuvering through the dirt piles and uneven surface. Who knows...

Worked hard on the uphills and on one of my uphill miles home that I usually hate I hit almost a sub 9 (9:06) I'm getting closer to that sub 9 goal on those hills! Feel really good today, rest days and a bowl of ice cream always seem to do that for me :)

AP: 8:51 splits: 9:01, 8:43, 9:12, 7:59, 8:16, 9:06, 9:42, 8:51

Now I'm off to step class and ab's class - onward and upward!

**as a side note, I can't wait for Onion Days in 2 Weeks!! My fun run of the year with family, Marion's killer syrup, good friends, parade and a great race. I don't think I'll be placing in my AG this year, but it will still be exciting!**

Mizuno Inspire - Oscar Miles: 8.00
Night Sleep Time: 6.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.50Weight: 0.00
From Nancy on Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 14:23:56 from

Sounds like a good run. I'm glad you were off the road but manuevering those side trails can get tricky. Where is Onion Days located?

From Toby on Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 15:03:00 from

Girl you are SO tough! I love finding new trails or new routes - it is always good to change things up a bit!

From Lily on Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 15:10:44 from

I should be at Marions for that. Sounds so fun. Rachel I am so impressed with your running everyday...really :)

From allie on Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 23:20:27 from

i am thinking about running the 5k...thinking about it.

great run today. onward and upward for sure!

From Carolyn in Colorado on Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 23:27:00 from

You are amazing, as usual.

From Merri on Tue, Aug 24, 2010 at 00:02:00 from

cool you're doing onion days? I've been thinking about it. I might as well since it's so close to me :)

From calliej on Tue, Aug 24, 2010 at 00:57:10 from

You are awesome!! Very nice run!

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