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September 2010

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Tallahassee,FL,United States

Member Since:

Jun 24, 2008



Goal Type:

Local Elite

Running Accomplishments:


Mile- 5:27 Breakfast on the Track, August '09
5k- 18:59 (6:07)  Tails and Trails, May '09 (And two more times! GRR!)

8k- 33:08 (6:39) Sweetheart 8k, Feb '11

10k- 41:38 (6:42) TRBC, March '09

15k- 1:02:46 (6:44) Lake Caroline 15k, Nov '08

Half Marathon- 1:36:58 (7:24) Hoover Dam Half, Oct '09

Marathon- 3:37:16 (8:17) Mississippi Coast Marathon, Nov '08

Short-Term Running Goals:

Help my knees help me.

Long-Term Running Goals:


Moving to Knoxville this summer. Hooray for being in a place with a running community! 

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 0.00
New Balance 903 (Orange) Lifetime Miles: 63.00
Red Flats Lifetime Miles: 44.88
Brooks Salmon Lifetime Miles: 304.65
Brooks Black Lifetime Miles: 131.30
Brooks Baby Blue Lifetime Miles: 116.25
Newtons Lifetime Miles: 0.00
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Brooks Salmon Miles: 13.00Even Newer Brooks Blue Miles: 16.90
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I appreciate everyone thinking about me during this tough time. I have gotten lots of nice messages and posts and while I didn't respond to all of them (sorry, I've been really busy with my new job) they meant a ton.  


When I am busy I struggle to fit running in. I know it is possible, a lot of people on here juggle running with way busier lives than mine, but when I get busy I always let running go first. Now that I am somewhat used to what my life is like as an assistant professor I hope to do a better job at fitting it in. 

My friends were having a Labor Day party and live three miles away, so I figured that would be a good way to kill two birds!  

Brooks Salmon Miles: 3.00
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Long story short, ran to get a newspaper. 

I just got an email saying Longwood has a 5k October 30th. Looks like I have some motivation! 

Even Newer Brooks Blue Miles: 1.00
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Great running weather! I keep going out way too hard on what should be easy runs... I am sure I will learn my lesson the hard way. 

Now time for some college football and environmental science lab grading!

Even Newer Brooks Blue Miles: 3.50
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It was a cool, foggy morning on the trail.  It makes me realize that a season I haven't experienced in 5 years is quickly approaching. Hooray for fall! Not so much for Mondays...


Big MNF game for my Ravens tonight!!! 



Even Newer Brooks Blue Miles: 4.00
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Same run as Monday but tacked on a little extra so that I had to run up the hill on Main Street on the way home. 

There is a 5k in a week and a half which I am going to slug my way through.  It is going to be ugly, but it will be a great workout.  I am not setting any real goals, just to do my best. I have my eye on the 5k at the end of October when I may be able to get a respectable time.    

Even Newer Brooks Blue Miles: 4.40
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Home for my niece Bella's 2nd birthday. She is my favorite person in the universe! Did a jog with my pops before we head out to Chuckie Cheese's :)

Even Newer Brooks Blue Miles: 4.00
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Slowly but surely...


Giving my first exam today, wish them luck! 

Brooks Salmon Miles: 5.00
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Woo hoo! After a week long hiatus due to plenty of (sometimes valid) excuses, I finally got myself out the door to do a fartlek I have been planning. I am realizing there are two big hurdles to get me running in the morning: 1) getting out of bed, and 2) getting out the door. But today, with a little moaning, I overcame both! 

Have you ever realized you have no sense of temperature when you are done running? I have to feed my turtle when I get home by putting him in a small tank that I fill with room temperature water. But after I run I have no clue what room temperature is because everything feels burning hot.

Today I am meeting my Environmental Science labs out by a creek where we will be picking up trash, in conjunction with "Clean Virginia's Waterways." Hopefully we don't get rained out but its looking like a bust :( 

Brooks Salmon Miles: 5.00
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Brooks Salmon Miles: 13.00Even Newer Brooks Blue Miles: 16.90
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