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Location:

Pleasant Grove,UT,USA

Member Since:

Aug 04, 2008

Gender:

Female

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

PRs: Fleet Feet Turkey Trot 5k- 19:46;  St. George Marathon  3:07:11(2013-- coming back from the dead)  Utah Valley Marathon 2011- 3:09:13 : D  1st place Master Division, 7th Overall; Mt. Nebo 1/2 Marathon 2011- 1:19:35- 2nd Overall,  first master. Ogden Marathon 3:14  (2010); 10K 2011 Speedy Spaniard 40:47.  I have run 33 marathons: 15 St. George (1995, 2006-2019). Utah Valley (2011, 2014), Eiluj (2011), Deseret News (2015, 3:40 pacer),  Ogden (2009, 2010), Boston (1996,2012,2014,2018)Top of Utah (1999, 2011 pacer), and SLC (2006,2015), Pocatello (3:40 pacer 2012),park city marathon 3:41:53 (2013), and Big Cottonwood pacer (2017,2018)and three Ultras-Squaw Peak 51.25 miler 2010 in 12:05:27 (9th woman) and  Antelope Island  (32 miler) in  March, 2011 (4th overall in 5:10:25) and in 2009.

 

Short-Term Running Goals:

2020 Marathon Madness

April  Salt Lake City Marathon April 18

May  Ogden Marathon  May 16

June Utah Valley Marathon  June 6 

July  Deseret News Marathon  July 24 

August  Top of Utah Aug 22 

September  Big Cottonwood  Sept 12 

October Saint George Marathon Oct 3  

November New York City Marathon  Nov 1

 

Long-Term Running Goals:

Marathon--  PR (3:06 or better)

10k--  PR (under 40:47)

5K-- PR (under 19:46)

RUN FOREVER!!!

Personal:

Married to Troy since 1997.  We have three daughters- Courtney 21,  Brooke 19, and Amber 16 and one dog-Cocoa (15). Troy works and cook lots of yummy dinners and desserts.  Courtney is back as of Aug 2019 from 18 months in England.  Now working as a CNA and going to BYU. Brooke graduated from PGHS IN MAY 2019. Attending UVU in Fall. Called to serve in the Michigan Landing LDS church mission. Leaves Jan22, 2020. Amber plays for Olympic Montreux Premier 1 soccer team.  And is a junior this Fall 2019. I  work full time (27 years in June 2019) as a registered nurse. Currently working in the special care nursery  at American Fork Hospital.  Our family loves to camp and go to Disneyland.  

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Miles:This week: 16.00 Month: 97.59 Year: 840.85
Brooks Pureflow Lifetime Miles: 309.19
Altras Zero Drop (lt. Blue) Lifetime Miles: 366.29
Mizuno Precision 11 (orange) Lifetime Miles: 610.05
Saucony Mirage 2 Grey Lifetime Miles: 223.70
Nike Pegasus Charc/lime Lifetime Miles: 487.77
Nike Pegasus Grey/blue Lifetime Miles: 428.92
Mizuno Precision Pink Lifetime Miles: 479.56
Nike Lunar Flyknits RED Lifetime Miles: 893.47
Nike Lunar Flyknits MULTI GREY Lifetime Miles: 369.20
Mizuno Sayanaras Lifetime Miles: 292.58
Asics Gel Lyte 33-2 (blue) Lifetime Miles: 163.09
Altra Intuition 1.5 Grey Lifetime Miles: 55.31
Altras Pink Intuition 1.5 Lifetime Miles: 79.00
Kinvara 5s Peach Lifetime Miles: 576.20
Kinvara 5s YELLOW Lifetime Miles: 346.56
Kinvara Blue/lime Lifetime Miles: 578.77
Kinvara 5s Green Lifetime Miles: 47.31
Kinvara 6 Turquoise Lifetime Miles: 531.20
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Easy 8.  First five about 8:40 avg.  water break last three 24:35.  8:11 avg.  this was yesterday not Saturday.  

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5 mod easy.  Tm vasa. 1015 am. 0.5 miles on one tm that felt uphil. 8:57 pace. Then paces all over for 4.5.  Not speed but last 0.1 under 7.   8:12 avg.  felt good.   Only very very slight ting left attachment hamstring to back of butt.    

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5 outside at 10 am. Nice ! Overdressed.   8:56 avg. felt great. 

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5 easy tm miles 6.7-9.2 at end. 8:17 avg.   felt great !   Court tmr.  

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4 easy on home tm. 7:54 avg.  started 7 mph.  Uppped every by 0.2 every half mile until mile left. Upped every quarter. Then more last 0.2.   Fastest briefly 9.5 mph.  31:37. 

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10 miles start at 6.7 per mile increase by 0.1 faster.   Switched TMS last two miles due to perfume.   Avg pace 8:23 with slow first mile.  Last two miles 7:52 avg.  

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Amber invited Kyle over for dinner played skull king.  He beat us all.  

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3.25 easy 6.8/6.9/7.0//7.1 x 0.25. Then 11 by .1 with 0.15 at  7.1/7.2/7.3 with 4 th 5th 6th mile. Those faster paces were 8.5-9.5 mph.  Total of 11 on/offs.   48:57 for 6 miles so 8:10 avg a little less. 

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8:17 avg.  6.8 mph increase by 0.1 every 0.75 miles   Then moved ahead early at times then back to pace.   Felt great.  Home tm.   10 am.  Weights.  Stretches. 

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Work !  Three.  Discharge one.  Brother of sister from 2022.  So fun to see this !  

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7:42 avg.  6 miles.  Hold tm.   Started 6.8.  Increased every 1/4 mile by 0.1 mph until 5 miles.  So got to 8.7 mph last 1/4.  Then added to 40 min to 5.16 miles. And went to 9 mph.     This 5.16 mile avg is  7:45.   Then potty. Water.  Last 0.84 miles of last mile  7.8 until 0.25.  Then 7.9.  Then 8.0 mph to 0.75 miles.  Then ended increasing by 0.1 mph every 0.05 miles to 8.7 mph.   46:16.  6 miles.  
 

 

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10 miles outside 5.73 with amber.  4.27 by myself after.  Crisp am. 910 am.  Brief stop after amber. Then 15 seconds x 2 to look at garage doors.  9:10 avg.  felt good.   Just a little pull left hamstring attachment to sit bone. Burn like feeling. 

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7.   7:56 avg.    55:32.   Home tm.   Start 7 mph.  Increase every half mile by 0.1 mph until 4 miles stayed at 7.6     5 th mile stayed at 7.7.    6 th mile back to first part increases so 7.8 and 7.9. . 7 th mile started at 8.0 mph first half mile.  Then 8.1 for 0.25.  Then sped up last quarter ending at 9.3.   Pull in hamstring left at faster paces sore now.  
janes house runner mothers Christmas party. 

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8 outside.  Cedar hills by temple.   See coros watch.  8:54 avg.  nice and easy. Felt great.  Shorts.  80 seconds of stops total 

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Bed 3.  Love this family.  Little sweetie home bed 2.  Bed 7 new.   Likes to cry.  But good thing he's cute.  

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Bed 3/7/9a.  Busy but great German day and babies doing well. 

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7 easy miles tm at vasa.  First half mile thought otherwise.  4.5 min 8:57 pace.  Then stood there texting Jane about broken bones.  Then started and felt stronger did 6.5 more 8:19 avg.  Increased every 1.5 miles starting at 7 mph to 6 miles. Then faster last half mile.  One little tenth at 8.7 mph before last half mile.  54:07.  Nothing hurting.  Fighting off a scratchy throat with zinc. Seems gone now.   Troy has been sick since Sunday 

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535 am.  Vasa to art dye to lone peak park to janes for 10 min.  Then to Chandi's then to af cemetery to vasa.   12 exact.  8:13 avg. 2:15 plank.  

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Home tm 720 am Christmas morning. Presents 10 am after Courtney hold at 645 am and slept.   Easy for most of it.  Increased pace in increments. Started at 10 pace.  8:34 avg.  59:58.   Got a  Cold but not too bad  amber has flu.  Troy a cold since last week. Not complaining. 

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Trying out new altra torins.  7 at home tm. 8:43 avg. have a slight cough runny nose but not stuffy.   Can breath through. Felt good. Just getting used to them.  3:10 plank. 
started last Thursday.  1 min  2 min 2:15   2:30   2:45    3:10    Today   

 

 

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7 easy outside.   See coros watch.   8:51 avg.   ran at 8:39 am.  

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7 easy home tm.   12 noon.  After Brooke and David left.  8:32 avg.  started 6.7 increased every mile by 0.1.  Faster at end.  59:45. 

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8:11 avg for 7.  Home tm.  Started at 7 mph. Increased every mile until last mile increased every quarter of a mile then last quarter even faster ! Amber 21. She's with Kyle at his cabin.  So just called her.  They made her a soccer cake.  Garage door in !! 

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9.43 outside at 1250 pm!!  So late. Went to primary leader  breakfast.  9am.  Slept in until 8 am though up at 4 am briefly.  Avg pace 8:56.  Probs more like 8:52.  Ran into Heather at end. Fun to talk to her.   She's running well.  Plan was 14 but too late snd unmotivated.  

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Happy new year.   Church with amber and Troy.   Amber left again for cabin wity Kyle and family.  Troy and I watch young Sheldon.  And cheered each other at midnight with martinelli.  

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