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Location:

west jordan,ut,usa

Member Since:

Nov 26, 2007

Gender:

Female

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

2009 Hobblecreek Half Marathon 2:04 PR; 2009 Deseret News 10K 57:32 PR; 2007 Murray Fun Days 5K 27:14 PR. Lots of other 5 and 10K's.

Short-Term Running Goals:

Run consistently; Finish another half marathon

Long-Term Running Goals:

Stay active and healthy;

Personal:

Stay at home mom of 3 boys. 

Favorite Blogs:

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.

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Husband had to work, so I was back on the treadmill with the kiddos this morning.  The kids did great and I actually didn't mind the treadmill so bad.  My left knee is finally feeling better after having 4 days of NO running.  Only 3 weeks left until Hobblecreek, can't wait for it to get here!

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On the treadmill again today.  Baby slept and the twins played great - so nice!!  I got really hot during the first mile and then just watched the dots circle on the screen - not much fun!

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Woke up at 5:15 this morning to hear rain drops on my window and lots of wind.  Decided then to turn my alarm off and just run on the treadmill.  Ready for a good, long run outside on Saturday.

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I was super excited to get back out on the streets this morning.  I was a little nervous because I knew this was going to be my longest run before the race in 2 weeks.  I met Laurie at the corner and we started out.  She keep such a nice steady pace and I love that.  We ran into a couple of dead ends and had to run on a dirt road for just a bit, but really liked the route.  The weather was perfect!!  I dropped her off at 9 miles and then added on a little so that I can feel a little more confident for the race.  I had forgotten how nice it is to sometimes run alone on road.  I enjoyed letting my mind wonder and really ponder some things in my life right now.  At one point around mile 10 I think I kind of hit that runner's high because mentally and physically I felt awesome.  Finished in 2:02.

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Met Jodi and Lauri this morning.  The weather was perfect, with a cool breeze.  We did our normal loop and felt great the entire time.  Going to take a 800 now to try to minimize the knee pain and hope things continue to feel better.

 

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Another good run with the ladies.  Felt really good the entire time.  Starting to get excited and nervous for the race.

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For some reason todays running felt a little harder than normal.  It was hot and it felt like we were going really fast (we really weren't).  Glad to have it done for the day and pray that I get a nap at some point today!

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Ran in beautiful St. George with my mom and her friend.  Had a fabulous run, but cut it short because they kids needed mom.  Hope I'm ready for the race next week.

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Good to be home and getting back into the normal routine.  Met the ladies at 6am and it was quite cool - darn!  I'm so not ready for summer to end.  Anyway, we decided to just go the short loop this week to prepare for Saturday.  However, Jodi mention something about trying to go a little fast - what was she thinking.  The entire thing felt like a sprint - I expected our time to be much better than it was.  Now I'm off to a day of laundry and house cleaning!

 

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Once again it felt like we were going much faster than our time showed - frustrating!  We were talking about our plans for the race on Saturday and one of the ladies mentioned that we can't use ipods - is that true???

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We met one last time before the race and did a fast 3 mile walk.  Hope I'm ready and am able to meet the goals I have set for the race.

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Race: hobblecreek half (13.1 Miles) 02:04:40
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The morning started far too early!  We got to the park and quickly got our packets and loaded on a bus.  I was happy to see my sister Jody get on the same bus a few minutes later.  We waited and waited for the race to start - what a joke?!  We all decided that we were going to try to stay together and run around 9 minute miles.  Of course the beginning was crazy crowded - some people are so inconsiderate when passing.  I was glad when mile 3 came and I gu'd and things started to spread out a little bit.  I was able to keep the first 6 miles under or at 9 minute pace.  By this point our group was no longer together and then I started to slow, but was able to keep it under 10 for the remainder of the race.  I got super hot and had a hard time breathing around mile 10 and was so grateful for the down hill and the shade to calm myself down.  After the water stop and misters ( loved them)  I had to get a little more mentally tuff.  I knew that if I really pushed I could maybe hit it at 2 hours, but there just wasn't enough energy there for that.  I crossed the finish line at 2:04 on my watch and am happy with that.  To be honestly, it was hard and I'm proud of myself for running the entire thing!!

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Met Jodi and Laurie and did a slow 2.5 mile walk.  It felt good to get my legs moving and hopefully some of the soreness will start going away.  We had a great time talking about the race and it was fun to hear all the different thoughts and feelings.

Now I'm back to my treadmill - not excited about that at all. 

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Decide to try a slow run on the treadmill this morning.  My quads are still slightly sore and my feet are still suffering from a few blisters, but I did it.  I kept it nice and easy the entire time.  Did a little ab workout after.

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Really didn't want to run this morning, but did it anyway!  4 on the treadmill - nice and easy.

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5 miles on my own in 50 minutes.  I felt great about that!!!

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On the treadmill!  Run the first mile slow and then started to bump it up each lap.  The 3rd mile was at a good pace and half I considered to be fast.

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