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

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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

Well, either my alarm didn't go off or I sabotaged myself and turned it off - I have no conscious recollection of either. I nearly made my kids late for school. Woke up at 8:15 and had 15 min to shove them out the front door - YIKES! So, needless to say I didn't get my peaceful morning run in like I was hoping for.

I did get off to the gym, but by the time all was settled at home and I could leave I got to the rec center (Lifetime is closed this week) it was after 10. When I got in there and got all the info about things, I found out the day care was only open for one more hour. Sigh...run fast!

I got 5.5 miles in before they made the announcement that the day care was closing in 5 minutes, and I wasn't surprised that when I got down there Adam was the only one left. Yup, that announcement was for me! So, I paid my dues and left. (AP: 8:45)

I did get a nice short bike ride in while I ran some errands and went to a meeting, but now my day is back to the walls and painting...maybe some cleaning if the family is lucky!

Inspire Yellow Racers Miles: 5.50
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
From The Quiet Pirate on Wed, Aug 17, 2011 at 18:01:38 from

I've heard about your family's version of "lucky." I'll pass!

Nice run, and most of all- nice job getting some sleep!! Enjoy the paint fumes :-)

From Kelli on Wed, Aug 17, 2011 at 18:06:05 from

They close at noon, right??? I think after 11:00 it is not that busy in there anyway, all of the classes are over by then!

Glad you got the run in and that the kids were not late!!!

From Carina on Wed, Aug 17, 2011 at 18:09:00 from

It sounds like your life is a little crazy this week! I'm glad you got some extra sleep :) Nice getting some miles too.

From Chad on Wed, Aug 17, 2011 at 19:20:47 from

Painting! Yiekes. My wife has been threatening to paint a room or two in the next week. Maybe I can get stuck at work for 12 hour days for the next week. It'll be more fun.

From RAD on Wed, Aug 17, 2011 at 19:58:33 from

QP, I'm feelin' lucky! :) Oh, and I think I'm enjoying them too much.

Kelli, 11:30 - so I got there around 10:30 and by the time I got to the TM and off the darned phone it was 10:40.

Carina, crazy doesn't begin to define...

Chad, well, when you are forced to get new carpet because some 14 year old (NOT your child) throws up on it and all of your cleaning efforts don't get the stench out, you might as well paint, because after you get the carpet you're not going to want to do it. The worst part is trying to take care of the family by myself while the hubby sits around recovering after having surgery Monday while I'm moving furniture, taping and painting walls, cleaning, cooking and trying to keep a 1 year old from helping me paint. I need my few precious minutes out of the house this week...I mean NEED!

From Steam8 on Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 03:37:45 from

Yep, sounds like a crazy week! Nice run today though. I always sabotage my alarm. I just can't get up in the morning.

From bye-wing on Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 09:55:01 from

Sorry the "glamour gym" is closed and you have to go slumming at the rec center. Welcome to my world :0)

Good luck with the painting, and getting "lucky" with the housework.

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