Emily's training blog

November 2021

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Location:

Taylorsville,UT,

Member Since:

Sep 17, 2007

Gender:

Female

Goal Type:

Olympic Trials Qualifier

Running Accomplishments:

2 x Deseret News 10k winner

3 x All-American at BYU (back in the day)

10 x state champion in high school (way back in the day!)

3 x USA team member

Short-Term Running Goals:

I would like to run an Olympic Trials Qualifier in the marathon.

I would also like to run on one more international team before I pack it in!

 Stay healthy!  (My biggest challenge!)

Long-Term Running Goals:

Run my whole life, and then live vicariously through my children. (just kidding) , but I do want to pass on a healthy lifestyle to them.

Help coach East High to a state championship. (hope it doesn't take a lifetime!)

Personal:

I've been running since I was nine.  I'm married to a fellow runner who inspires and supports me.  We have two children:  Cole (4) and Lily (18 mos.)  I help Bill Cobler coach cross country at East High School.

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: 23.70 Month: 35.70 Year: 1230.05
NB 580 Lifetime Miles: 49.79
Easy MilesThreshold MilesMarathon Pace MilesTrack speed mileageHill mileageTotal
144.906.400.000.000.00151.30
Easy MilesThreshold MilesMarathon Pace MilesTrack speed mileageHill mileageTotal
10.500.000.000.000.0010.50

AM:  New month.  No show after this week.  I'm ready for a break!  6.7 miles around SLCC
 

More than I planned this afternoon.  Workout with Race Cats. 2 x 800-400-400.  I didn't know I could still break 80 in a 400.  I am going to feel sore tomorrow.  3.8 miles

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Easy MilesThreshold MilesMarathon Pace MilesTrack speed mileageHill mileageTotal
8.200.000.000.000.008.20

AM:  Missed yesterday.  Murray Park run with Devra this morning.  8.2

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Easy MilesThreshold MilesMarathon Pace MilesTrack speed mileageHill mileageTotal
9.300.000.000.000.009.30

Little longer run with Devra.  

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Easy MilesThreshold MilesMarathon Pace MilesTrack speed mileageHill mileageTotal
5.000.000.000.000.005.00

Bad stomach this morning.  Lack of sleep not helping 

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Easy MilesThreshold MilesMarathon Pace MilesTrack speed mileageHill mileageTotal
2.600.000.000.000.002.60

Just paced Myles on his Billy Goat challenge 

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Easy MilesThreshold MilesMarathon Pace MilesTrack speed mileageHill mileageTotal
7.000.000.000.000.007.00

Emotional run.  My grandma is dying.

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Easy MilesThreshold MilesMarathon Pace MilesTrack speed mileageHill mileageTotal
0.006.400.000.000.006.40

Last week really got away from me badly. Losing my grandma and going to Montana to help take care of things was physically and emotionally draining.  Felt good to get out this morning 

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Easy MilesThreshold MilesMarathon Pace MilesTrack speed mileageHill mileageTotal
7.500.000.000.000.007.50

Beautiful weather.  7.5 miles with pick-ups.  Gotta enjoy the last warm days of fall.

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Easy MilesThreshold MilesMarathon Pace MilesTrack speed mileageHill mileageTotal
7.700.000.000.000.007.70

28 degrees was a shock after yesterday's beautiful weather. 

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Easy MilesThreshold MilesMarathon Pace MilesTrack speed mileageHill mileageTotal
12.850.000.000.000.0012.85

Treadmill workout.  20 minute warm up. 10 x 2 minutes on/off.  Between 6:00 and 6:20 pace.  8.2 miles

Lily needed a running buddy today.  So, I got in way more miles than I planned.  1 mile warm up. 15 x 200 meter hills, jog down. Short cooldown home. 4.65 miles 

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Easy MilesThreshold MilesMarathon Pace MilesTrack speed mileageHill mileageTotal
6.000.000.000.000.006.00

Tired legs from yesterday.  But, I got to run with Devra. That made me happy 

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Easy MilesThreshold MilesMarathon Pace MilesTrack speed mileageHill mileageTotal
10.500.000.000.000.0010.50

Way more mileage than I planned this week.  Nice 80 minute morning run, though. 

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Easy MilesThreshold MilesMarathon Pace MilesTrack speed mileageHill mileageTotal
7.000.000.000.000.007.00

I was very cold this morning. I didn't like it.

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Easy MilesThreshold MilesMarathon Pace MilesTrack speed mileageHill mileageTotal
8.000.000.000.000.008.00

I wore a new pair of fleece lined leggings today.  They were heaven.  I want three more pairs.  My butt didn't get cold. 

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Easy MilesThreshold MilesMarathon Pace MilesTrack speed mileageHill mileageTotal
6.250.000.000.000.006.25

Shorter than planned, but I got some good pacing work done with the Race Cats.  

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Easy MilesThreshold MilesMarathon Pace MilesTrack speed mileageHill mileageTotal
11.700.000.000.000.0011.70

Lots of running this morning.  8.4 miles of workout.  20 minute warm up. 2 x 10 minutes with 3 minute recovery. 8 x 1 minute on/off.  
 

Then, Race Cats Thanksgiving run. We ran the Draper Days 5k course. I ran with Myles.  3.3 miles total. 

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Easy MilesThreshold MilesMarathon Pace MilesTrack speed mileageHill mileageTotal
5.800.000.000.000.005.80

Trail running with Race Cats.  Those kids are really fast

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Easy MilesThreshold MilesMarathon Pace MilesTrack speed mileageHill mileageTotal
12.000.000.000.000.0012.00

Longest run in quite awhile.  Ran with Devra, Tee, and Emily.  Back to back 50 mile weeks?  Watch out! I might get in shape or something.  Until I have a new show to work on.

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Easy MilesThreshold MilesMarathon Pace MilesTrack speed mileageHill mileageTotal
7.000.000.000.000.007.00

AM: 7 neighborhood miles.  Vacation is over. Back to work today.

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Easy MilesThreshold MilesMarathon Pace MilesTrack speed mileageHill mileageTotal
144.906.400.000.000.00151.30
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