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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
5.00

Went to kick-boxing this morning. Didn't seem as brutal as last week, but almost. Then hit the TM for 5 downhill tempo. I stayed at 7.4 mph for the majority of the time then the last 1.5 I kept hitting the speed up so I could finish in 40 minutes (day care time!) I hit over 9mph the last .4 miles and finished in 41 minutes. Not too shabby, but please remeber I was at a 3% decline :) I can only run that fast downhill! I'm so glad I have Kelli to chat with while I run, or else I don't think I'd ever get it done - she really is the best!! -Thanks Kelli!!

Nike Miles: 5.00
Night Sleep Time: 10.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 10.00Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Marion on Wed, Apr 08, 2009 at 13:47:52 from 71.213.105.58

Great workout today! You two are both lucky to have such great workout buddies :)

From luzylew on Wed, Apr 08, 2009 at 15:04:42 from 208.187.197.42

You are going to do so well at Ogden. Ogden right? You're fast, and you'll really surprize yourself. Also, we never chatted about South Carolina. Why were you in Myrtle Beach. My mother's family is from SC.

From Smooth on Wed, Apr 08, 2009 at 15:47:32 from 70.56.102.54

Rachel, holly cow! You're gonna burn up that machine with your speed! You and Kelli are so funny! GREAT WORKOUT!!!

From kelli on Wed, Apr 08, 2009 at 18:57:25 from 71.219.84.191

Let's talk about who needed who, I was gonna quit when you were done, you had to stay and talk to me so I could finish!!!

You did awesome today.

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