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Member Since:

Jun 29, 2019

Gender:

Female

Goal Type:

Olympic Trials Qualifier

Running Accomplishments:

100-15.2

1500-5:27

3000-12:02

2 Miles-11:35

3 Miles-17:57

5K-21:40(Draper Days 2018)

Short-Term Running Goals:

5:35 in the mile

Break  19:15  in the 5K

Break 40:00 in the 10K

Long-Term Running Goals:

Continue running for my whole life.

Make the Olympic team

Break 2:30 in the marathon

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Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 34.50 Year: 130.70
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1 with Leigha in 10:39, then 2 in 18:06 with Mary. 5 by myself in 41:10 I think. Ran a little over half a mile later. The rest of the day I helped Tim move out of his apartment.

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2 in 16:38 with a 10 min stop. 3 in 26:13 (14:11 first 1.5 uphill). I didn't feel bad, I just felt heavy from working today and helping Tim move yesterday. 

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0.75 miles running from Tim's apartment to the finish of Utah Valley Half Marathon. Tim did his first half marathon in 2:011:59. He was limping afterwards but is motivated to train for another!

Late in the morning we ran half a mile to the park with the girls in 5:45, then ran back in 6:52. Then did 4 with Matthew in 31:25. We did the last uphill half mile in 3:00. After a 30 min nap I did 0.5 in 3:58 then 4.5 by myself in 37:00. Last half mile uphill was 3:04.

Attemped to help shuttle the races to the start in my mom's van but the car battery died. I got up at 2:00 am to do that so I didn't get enough sleep. It was a challenge to get the run done.

 

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4 in 33:34 I think. 6 with Sasha in 47:28. The last 2 miles were very hard.

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1:05:44. The boys were going 8:00 min pace but that felt impossible so I slowed down. HR was 185-190 and I couldn't breathe. The pace I did was still hard. I wasn't overheated or dehydrated. I just want to run high mileage, but it seems I can't handle 10 mile runs. I used to think you could push yourself to anything you set your mind to. Now I see how easy it is to over do it. I know I am overreaching.

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35:10. Did 4 to taper for the 3000 tomorrow. It was hot and hilly, but on the same course and temperature I don't usually go that slow. I was a bit sore. 

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1 in the morning in 8:10. State meet today at Timpanogos high school. 5 min warmup (8:30 pace). 3k race, got 11:49. I got 1st/3. First mile was 6:07, first lap was 84 I think. At 3 laps the inevitable blow up happened like usual. I know I didn't push as hard as I could. I am afraid of going too hard. I still feel like I should be faster though, even my slow 5k's 3000 was faster than this. I think gaining weight is slowing me down too; I gained 5 pounds since January. I don't think it should affect me that much, I am doing something wrong.

1 with Leigha screaming on the track, I think in 11:14. 1 with Maddie and Benjamin in 11:01, it was fun talking about their marriage. 1 by myself in 8:19.

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I am pretty sore. Did 4 with William in 35:23 I think (I know we did slower than 35:00). 1 with just Bella and Mary in 9:36. They didn't complain once. Without the boys this was the most calm run I have ever done with the girls. 1 more with just Sasha in 7:58, I felt good finally.

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Mile warmup, then did 0.5 with Stevie in 3:05, he has something wrong with his foot. After 0.5 easy I did 0.75 in 4:29. I am still pretty sore, it was very hard. I don't know the times for the other miles, around 8:15-8:45 pace. 41:51 for the last 5 miles. I didn't get much sleep because I ran too late last night. Tried to sleep for 2 hours after the run. Still tired, the whole week I had more than normal fatigue. Actually for a few months, 90% of the time I am dragging.

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I think I am low on iron. Something is not right. When I run I just sleep all day. When I don't run I feel very calm and normal but not very active. Usually, I can't sit still on rest days and have hyperactive problems. 

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1 in 7:06, then 20 min later did 8 in 1:02:43. I felt very good and energetic except for the last mile. I wasn't pushing the pace. After going around 8:20 pace uphill I started hyperventilating. Stopped for a few minutes while HR only got down to 115. I've had breathing problems before on easy runs, but this time I felt like I was suffocating. The last quarter uphill was the same. I went slow but when I finished my lungs were extremely tight and I couldn't breathe. 
later in the day I had normal energy but I got out of breath from simple tasks like standing up and going up stairs. 

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Did 2 miles at 8:00 pace. Then did 1 in 5:57 with five minutes of rest before doing 1 in 5:53! I felt very good. Did 41:30 for 5.25 miles. Only got 6.5 hours of sleep. The rest of the day I had good energy but just needed sleep. I don't understand why yesterday was so hard when I did so much less and ate and slept enough. 

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1:09:04. We stopped several times so it was a very easy run. My energy has been pretty good now. Still had to lay down for 2 hours to feel normal. I need to get more sleep at night though.

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1:06:11 by myself. Stopped a couple times.

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6 in 49:10 by myself, then an hour later did 2 with William in 17:37. Julia returned today!!

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2 in around 16:15, then 2 with Sasha in 12:17. He dropped me at 1.25. The first mile was 5:59, the last quarter was 89. I didn't start struggling till 1.25; I usually struggle at 0.75 since when I got slower. I think I did pretty decent because I only got about 6.25 hours of sleep. Did a mile in around 8:30, then 3 to the house in 24:39. 

I am beginning to realize why I love running so much. I sat around too much after my run so I got some energy. I just have a normal amount of energy but I can't seem to handle it. If I go too long without running or sit too much, I will have really strong ADHD symptoms. I hate feeling like I have trapped energy, so I run it off. I just wonder what would happen if I exercised as much as the average person. I am making assumptions, but I'd probably be diagnosed with it. I remember my whole life craving to get this energy out of me. I am so grateful for running.

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1:02:49. Felt good and had better energy all day. I have had more energy lately after my runs. I think it is because I dropped out of 2 classes. 

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3 with Matthew in 21:41, it was very hard. 0.5 in 4:02, then 1 in around 10:30 with the girls. 1 by myself in around 8:30. 3.5 with William in 30:34. 

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1:04:32. After 4 miles in 34:00 I did 2 miles down the canyon. 50 meters in I caught up to a XC team of boys. They were fit. I passed them going at a pace to drop them, but they decided to stick with me. They stayed the whole way and encouraged me when I was struggling. I got 11:57! I think it has been 5 months since I broke 12:00! Got 83, 2:57, 4:27, 5:58, can't remember 1.25, 1.5 was 9:00, then 10:34. Last quarter was 83. This was the fastest and hardest I have done in a while, but I couldn't slow down or the boys would pass me. I would not have gotten that time without those boys. I was even considering cutting it short because it was so hard going up the canyon. Last 2 miles were 18:35, stopped multiple times because I couldn't breathe. After Stopping for 10 minutes my HR was at 135 while just standing.

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Blood work finally came back; had overall good results. Iron is actually on the higher end, except ferritin is a bit lower–19 (normal is 6-67ng/dL) not something to worry about though. My iron is plenty high to cause no problems. I will need to supplement vitamin D though. I had 26, normal is 40-60ng/dL. That could cause some problems. Calcium is high–10.7. It should be at 8.9-10.4mg/dL. Lymphocytes are low, had zero eosinophils, and low neutrophils. All of that indicates I am under some stress even though I am not sick. It could be low because I ran 2 hors befor getting blood drawn. 

I'll need to focus on getting vitamin D up. It is good to know that the iron levels are all good, but it will mean I need to change others things that could be slowing me down. The results signify I am under too much stress.

2 with the girls, probably in 18:20-19:00. 1 in around 8:30, 2 in 16:38, then 2 in 17:21. It is hard to breathe.

 

 

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6 in 50:03 in the morning, then 2 in 15:38 in the evening.

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About 2 in 16:38. Did 3 down the canyon in 18:58. Did 6:00, 6:26, and 6:32. Last quarter was 87. After 2 miles I let go and stopped fighting. I was too afraid of feeling bad afterwards. To help, I need to prioritize recovery so that I can feel better after a workout and let go of the fear. I feel like I am getting stronger again. I only have one class so I am not suffering from stress. The stress made me very weak.

Did 2 in 18:39 and did a little over 3 in around 26:00. 
 

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3 in 26:36 I believe. Sasha and I ran to the car shop – around 4.5 miles in around 36:20. Did 0.5 with William in 4:14. 
Started taking 4000 IU of vitamin D today

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Did 4.25 in 33:40, then Sasha paced me for 2. I got 12:17 – 6:04, 6:13. Slowed down after 0.75, kicked the last 200 in 42. It was very hard and I didn't want to feel pain so I didn't push. Too much fear. Last 1.75 was in 16:11. 
Took a 2 hour nap and felt exhausted all day. I am afraid of running my best because I hate feeling like this every time.

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Did 2 in 15:38, 1 with the girls in 10:22, 1 by myself in 9:08, 2 in 17:04, then 2 in 16:55.

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1.25 in 10:12, then did a mile PR down the canyon with Sasha in 5:38 - 79, 2:47, 4:16. 2.25 miles home in around 20:00. Did around 3.5 with Sasha to the car in 30:00. The first mile was 7:58 but I couldn't keep the pace. Even when we slowed down my HR was around 184-196 the whole time. It was extremely hard to breathe. Didn't function very well later in the day. I am not a lazy person but I find myself taking a nap and resting at every opportunity. I don't think life has to be this way, I am getting tired of this lifestyle. 

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33:02. Did the first with William. My family decided to do a photoshoot right when I needed to run, so I had to run at night. I had energy today, it felt so good! I don't think my workouts are good for me. Even when I take care of myself I still can't function at all. Easy tasks almost seem impossible and I feel miserable.

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