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Pleasant Grove,UT,USA

Member Since:

Aug 04, 2008



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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)



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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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
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Kinvara 6 Turquoise Lifetime Miles: 531.20
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Was going to do a five out and back but ran into loose wild horses and decided not to turn back so went up past lone peak and on golf course trail coming back on trail by cedar ridge and deerfield. Lab work all in. I most likely have hemocramotosis and iron storage disease. My estrogen and progesterone are an all time low...lower than menopausal levels. Dhea super low...35 and supposed to be 75 - 410!!!!! Joint pains explained by all the above and not healing due to iron free radicals in my body. Some days less than a few weeks ago cause i have been taking dhea (even before level taken) i feel like i m dying. So fatigued and in so much pain in nerves and bones. Now i have answers. Bopefully i can be cured and feel good again. First mile 9:10. Then on last half mile of last mile i picked it up from an 8 pace and came in at 7:21 feeling pretty good minus the at the surface pubis burning.

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Menopause and iron overload disease is reallly kicking my butt. Feel bad every day. But somehow think my way thru a wprkout. Was going to run the 3 mile trial but just had to stop seconds after start of third mile. But got heartrate down and got back on in two minutes.....for last mile at 6:15. First two at 6:31 and 6:27 at 0.5%. Last mile no incline. Oh and i ran a wu of 8:57 x mile then 8:49 til 1.75 miles then ran 0.1 miles x 12 with equal recovery at 8:41 pace. That got me to 4.25 miles. Stretched and got water. Very sweaty and woried about my heartrate without electrolyes in humid rec ctr. Hence why by third in a row mile i stopped and gave my heart a break. I have been peeing a lot and my estrogen is lower than menopausal level. So hydration is key but i was in a hurry tbis morning had to go to work for skills day and teach about glucose management all day. Paces for first part 10 mph x4 10.1 x4 10.2 x2 10.3 x2. I have .o idea how my body will hold up over 26.2 miles. 1:37 first half and see what i habe left the second.

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5 miler recovery no garmin....know course ...ap 8:29.

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Lips and tongue tingle and burn...higb iron? Ran at 452 am i. The 46 chill air. Wore gloves. Two shirts. Ap 8:29. So tired...worked sun, tues, wenes,and tbur and now off tmr but back on sat an sun :(

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Not much restful sleep all week with lots of overtime. Worked sun tues wedn and thurs. Took off on 18 miler from my house up by golf course out west by taunyas then up by janes. Wanted to quit about 7.5 miles so did not push pace. Put music on at 9.5 miles. Stopped at two miles to potty on lawn discreetly. Then again at mile 12. Gu at 6.2 and 12 at fountain. Only water whole run. Plan was to run 13 to 17 subsix pace but so did not feel up to it but miraculously i pulled it off....6:50, 6:51, 6:45 and 6:39. Ap 6:46 for those four. Ran last mile easy home down the hil. Four miles very gradual down. Probably 0.5 %. Ap for 18 7:59. Happy i survived and it was quite cold...wore gloves and two shirts. 46 degrees.

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Peeing a lot and often. Uncomfortable last night. Not much sleep.. worked all day in nsy. Ran after work. 80 degrees. Amber rode on skooter beside me the whole time. Ran super easy. No garmi. But ran this on thursday. Ap 9:10. Forgetting things names of people and things i did. And remebering phone numbers. I habe to check several times to make sure i remembered correcrly.

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