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Location:

Centerville,GA,

Member Since:

Oct 20, 2009

Gender:

Female

Goal Type:

Local Elite

Running Accomplishments:

PR's: North Face Endurance Challenge Trail Run GA 50mi 2011-12:55; The Great Floridian Triathlon 2010 (140.6)-13:24:15;  Disney Marathon 2009- 3:52:59; Disney Marathon 2010- 3:37:40;  Breast Cancer Half Marathon (2010) 1:41:39; Seaside Half Marathon 2011- 1:39:17; Red Cross 5K 2008- 21:52;  Recycle Run 5K 2009- 20:38

I will hit my 10th marathon this year after the Marine Corps Marathon.

Short-Term Running Goals:

Qualify for Boston.  Get a new 5k PR. Run a 1/2 marathon in under 1:40:00  1:35:00. 

Upcoming Races:

Spartan Race GA                                  March 10

Navarre Beach Sunset Stampede 5k     May 5

Warrior Dash GA                                 May 20

Marine Corps Marathon                       October 28

Long-Term Running Goals:

Qualify for Kona. Break 21:00 for a 5k Break 20:00 for a 5k;  Break 3:30 for a marathon.  Finish a 100mi run (far future after I achieve my other goals).

 

Personal:

I graduated 2010 with my masters in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Florida.  I'm now at Robins AFB. 

Russian champion tries Crocs, commits to racing a marathon in them

Nikolay Chavkin in the video below did 3x1000, first two in Adidas carbon-fiber models, the last one in Crocs. Surprised by the result (2:52, 2:52, 2:50) with the fastest interval done in Crocs, he committed to racing a marathon in Crocs if the video gets 42K likes and 195 comments (for 42 km 195 m, the marathon distance). Nikolay's current marathon PR is 2:14:00. The video was created by a Russian sporting goods store chain. Their moto is "more sports - brighter life", which we think is wonderful, and also deserves a Like. If you want to see a fast marathon in Crocs, go to the video and click the Like button. And make sure to share it with your friends.

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 0.00
Zoot Triathlon Shoes Lifetime Miles: 55.85
Mizuno Precision 9 Blue Lifetime Miles: 212.00
Vibrams Lifetime Miles: 20.50
Adizero Lifetime Miles: 219.50
Nike Free Run + Lifetime Miles: 506.10
Lime Precisions Lifetime Miles: 375.15
Precision 11 Lifetime Miles: 323.65
Nike Free- Live Strong Lifetime Miles: 237.95
New Balance Minimus Trail Lifetime Miles: 45.50
Saucony Peregrine Lifetime Miles: 114.25
Saucony Kinvara Lifetime Miles: 24.10
Sketchers GoRun Lifetime Miles: 14.00
Mizuno Precision 12 Lifetime Miles: 5.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
111.703.00114.70
Nike Free Run + Miles: 6.00Saucony Kinvara Miles: 21.00Precision 11 Miles: 15.10Sketchers GoRun Miles: 14.00Nike Free- Live Strong Miles: 26.50New Balance Minimus Trail Miles: 4.00Saucony Peregrine Miles: 14.50Mizuno Precision 12 Miles: 5.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.100.003.10

Starting running again after my itbs injury. Its tough starting over, but it was nice to go for a jog again.

Nike Free Run + Miles: 3.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

Ran on a resistance 1mi track. Feeling a little better. Then did some calisthenics (pushups, situps, flexed arm hang, leg lifts).

Saucony Kinvara Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.100.003.10

Ran the fitness loop on base. Running is starting to get slightly easier after just 3 runs, I dropped my pace by 40sec/mi.  Hopefully I will keep dropping so I can run a fast 5k again soon while remaining injury free. 

Precision 11 Miles: 3.10
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

4mi with 10 burpees per mile.

Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.000.000.00

An hour of Ultimate Frisbee.

Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

Saucony Kinvara Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.000.003.00

Wind was blowing about 25mph, so I got in good resistance training.  Ran to an obstacle course on an Army post and did some rope climbing, wall climbing, monkey bars, dips, leg lifts, push ups, planks and sprints.  I'm getting ready for a couple of obstacle mud runs.

Saucony Kinvara Miles: 3.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.000.005.00

Precision 11 Miles: 5.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.000.000.00

3mi walk with my crazy dog

Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
6.000.006.00

Saucony Kinvara Miles: 6.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.000.000.00

Ultimate Frisbee

Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

Sketchers GoRun Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.000.003.00

Nike Free Run + Miles: 3.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.000.000.00

Ultimate Frisbee

Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

Nike Free- Live Strong Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

4mi run with 5 burpees every half mile

Sketchers GoRun Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.000.003.00

Precision 11 Miles: 3.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

Precision 11 Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.000.000.00

Played an hour of ultimate frisbee.

Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

Nike Free- Live Strong Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.003.003.00

I'm testing out some new shoes.  They make me stay on my toes, so I felt pretty fast on my run.

Sketchers GoRun Miles: 3.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
8.500.008.50

Good run with hills and a little wind ~15mph.

Nike Free- Live Strong Miles: 8.50
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.000.003.00

Nike Free- Live Strong Miles: 3.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.000.000.00

Ultimate Frisbee

Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.000.000.00

swam 1/2mi

Race: Spartan Race GA (4 Miles) 01:24:15, Place in age division: 8
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

I did my first obstacle race and it was tough.  There was about 21 obstacles if the stream runs and mud pits are included.  Barbed wire crawl, 50lb sand bag carry, rope climb, net climb, several wall climbs, barrier jumps and roll unders, monkey bars, cement bucket on a pully, shoot crawl, horizontal wall traverse with small slippery blocks, pully/vertical row machine, burbees, spear throw...  

New Balance Minimus Trail Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.000.000.00

swam 1/2mi

Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.000.003.00

Nike Free- Live Strong Miles: 3.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.000.000.00

Ultimate Frisbee

Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
10.000.0010.00

Run at Pine Mountain.  Very hot and hilly.

Saucony Peregrine Miles: 10.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

4mi run followed by a 3mi dog walk.  If my dog was good at running I would take her, but she sprints and stops and likes to bite the leash.  If I get her tired and give her a stick to bite she can trot along for maybe a mile when its cool and 1/2mi when its hot.

Saucony Kinvara Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

4mi run followed by 30 day shred workout video

Nike Free- Live Strong Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.000.000.00

Biked 25mi with a group.  Yea, Wednesday rides started again!

Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.000.003.00

3 mile run followed by 30 day shred workout video, Level 2

Sketchers GoRun Miles: 3.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
9.000.009.00

Ran at a local mountain bike trail.  Felt pretty good & didn't walk at all, even on the steep climbs.  Only one stop to change shoes.  I wore my Brook Cascadias for the first loop and remembered why I removed them from my shoe list, the balls of my feet were burning 2 mi in.  After switching back to my favorite trail shoes, the run was much more plesant.

Saucony Peregrine Miles: 4.50
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.000.000.00

30 day Shred workout video, Level 2, getting easier

Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.000.005.00

Good run, even though it was hot (low 80's) and sunny, I felt better than I have in a long time running.  I'm trying to drop about 12-15lbs to get fast again and ready for the Marine Corps Marathon.  Doing good so far, and I'm starting to feel better running.  I will be fast again!

Mizuno Precision 12 Miles: 5.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
111.703.00114.70
Nike Free Run + Miles: 6.00Saucony Kinvara Miles: 21.00Precision 11 Miles: 15.10Sketchers GoRun Miles: 14.00Nike Free- Live Strong Miles: 26.50New Balance Minimus Trail Miles: 4.00Saucony Peregrine Miles: 14.50Mizuno Precision 12 Miles: 5.00
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