Mauri's Training

October 2011

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Location:

Idaho Falls,ID,

Member Since:

Feb 07, 2010

Gender:

Female

Goal Type:

Boston Qualifier

Running Accomplishments:

2012 City of Trees Half Marathon 1:53:59

2012 Boston Marathon  4:11:24

2011 Top of Utah Marathon 3:55:10 (PR)

2011 Firecracker 5k Run 23:31

2011 Coeur d' Alene Half - Marathon  1:51:08 (PR)

2010 Boise City of Tree's Half - Marathon 1:59:57

2010 San Diego Rock & Roll Marathon 5:37  (this is what happens when you're undertrained)

2009 Spud Day Half - Marathon 2:06

2009 Mesa Falls Half-Marathon  2:15

Local 10k's 2009 & 2010

Short-Term Running Goals:

It's been a challenging year so far since Boston 2011.  When I got home from Boston my world changed when I found out I had some pretty severe food allergies. Since being tested I have been focused on building my health back up which has been a long slow process. What a difference it's made and I feel extremely blessed. For years I knew something was wrong and it's amazing to finally know that food can actually be a persons medicine to live a healthy life. 

Long-Term Running Goals:

"You have to wonder at times what you're doing out there. Over the years, I've given myself a thousand reasons to keep running, but it always comes back to where it started. It comes down to self-satisfaction and a sense of achievement."
- Steve Prefontaine

I'm hoping to start building more miles when I can and be injury free.  Maybe one of these days I'll be fast. Just for now I'm just very happy to be running.

Personal:

Happily married to Marlin Ordway. We've got 4 grown children between the two of us.  It's been fun watching them go through life - making mistakes and picking themselves back up.  I love seeming them happy and succeeding.

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10.00

I wanted to have a good run today.  Got around 7 miles and decided to do a few more.  I got caught up in a 5k walk.  Couldn't believe how many walkers there were.  Ended up running on the trail around the river and partly on the street.  Was glad to finish with 10 miles.  

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Early run this morning.  Just a normal day with nothing to exciting to report.  Dinner at my sisters for my neice.  She was turning 8 today.  Just alittle tired given it was a Monday.

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I've noticed not so many morning people lately.  Alittle bit of run.  Nice run!  Love the rain.

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I was glad to get outside.   Days are short.

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Just tracking my runs right now.  Nothning new to report.

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Had to do a normal run in the AM since I had to go to work.

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I didn't have to work so was able to do a longer run. I was able to go out alittle later. Met a couple of other ladies out running.  It was great to learn they had all run TOU also.  Two of them had qualified for Boston also! 

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Ran alittle later again today.  I was able to see two of the same women I'd met yesterday.  Fun run.

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Just a normal run in the AM.  Love seeing others our early walking.

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Love running in the morning lately!  Nice and cool.   Just been going down to the river and doing the usual run. 

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 Ran 10  miles early in the morning.  Had just planned on 7 but decided to make it a longer day.  Loved being out early!  Afterwords walked alittle over 3 miles with my sister. 

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Ran down at the river. I ended up running into Marlin and ran a lap or so around the river. I then tried to run with my sister, but she hasn't run for quite awhile and started to get frustrated so we decided to go opposite directions and meet up later. I was at 7 miles and was then going to walk a lap with my sister around the river, but, long story short it didn't happen. I had actually started to run another lap thinking I would catch up with her, but come to find out she had gone home! So, I ended up running 10 for the day by the time it was all over and done. : )

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I can tell I've eaten alot of junk since my sister's gotten here. Didn't have quite as good of a run this morning. Just felt sluggish. Need to get back to eating normal. I was glad to get a normal 7 miles in before having to go to work.

It's been pretty hectic here since my sister, her son and his family has been here. Poor Marlin had to move freezers after dinner. My mom had asked if we wanted to switch because she wanted a smaller freezer and we've been using two. So, now we can just go down to one and she has a smaller one.

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I had to take my sister to the airport this morning, so i was up alittle bit earlier than normal. Wish I could get myself to do it every morning. The weather wasn't to bad. I know that wno't last so I'm trying to hold out. Work was a normal day. Found out they're looking for people to work from home, so of course I put in for it. Since there are 3 of us new to the account our boss said we weren't the best choice right now. But, of course I went ahead and put in for it anyway. The other thing going on is my son got back from riding a destroyer for 1 1/2 weeks with his 2 bosses. He got to go from South Korea, ride the ship and ending in Singapore. He had a great time! What an experience. Hopefully they'll go someplace again in a couple of months. Lucky kid!

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Just the usual run this morning. It's getting cooler. I sure do need to order another GPS watch. I lost mine at TOU at the end. I was lucky to wear Marlins since I'd run into him and he was just finishing up his run. Tomorrow afternoon I'm going to take a long lunch. My parents are headed down to Mesa, AZ for the winter and I'm going to take them to the airport. Kinda wish I'd taken part of the day off for tommorrow.

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Early morning run this morning.  The weather was great!  I ran into Marlin shortly after I started.  He turned around and ran with me for alittle while because there was a strange young kid walking along the river.  Every once in awhile it makes me nervious to be running down there.  The usual walkers weren't there this morning.  I'll need to start thinking about going to the gym. Other than that it was a pretty good run.

After work Marlin and I went out to eat.  Love going to eat on Friday nights!

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Decided to sleep in alittle bit. Once I took off I could see a few people up a ways talking - up around the boat docks on the river.  As I got closer they started to also run.  Low and behold it was Marlin running with someone.  Sure got my attention as they got closer.  He was running with the women that came in right behind him in the Pocatello Marathon.  After he introduced me to her and we talked for a few minute's he headed south towards the waterfalls and she and I ran north.  She was faster than I was and was happy to be keeping up!  Long story short we ended up running two loops around the river together.   After that I stopped to get a drink at my car and she kept going on.  I was shocked I could run with her.  When I asked her or pace was 7:37.  Later in the day Marlin and I went to the running store and I got a new Garmin watch!   Very exciting.  Now I'll know my pace again.  Still a bummer I lost my other one at TOU.

Around 6pm my sister, her two girls and I went up to Island Park to the cabin.  We watched a movie and went to bed.  This  morning we did the normal routine to close it up for the winter.  Sad to close it up for the winter.  But, Marlin and I plan on going up in a couple of weeks to bring the boat down.  It's just heaven up there.

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After getting home this afternoon from the cabin I really wanted to get out and run alittle.  I still don't feel completly well, but wanted to get a few miles in.  Plus, I wanted to try my new watch!  I think I'm going to like it.  Just need to learn all the little things about it.  Still don't know how to see my HR.   I just ran a couple of loops around the river and felt I'd had enough.  I've still been pretty tired.  I just feel like I'm coming down with something and it doesn't go away.

I've talked to my parents everyday since they've left for Ariz.  They seem to be glad to be there.  I like that they will be away from the cold because I know it's coming soon! 

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Went down to the river this morning to run.   Marlin was just finishing up.  After talking to him I did a normal run.  Sure is dark that early.  I still haven't got my new watch down yet.  Forgot to set it the first loop around.  Second loop I thought I had started, but actually didn't.  Ended the run without recording it. Got home, hurried to get ready for work and then off to work. Just a normal day.

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Ran after work today around the river.  7 miles.

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Ended up running after work again.  Had to make it quick to get to church and meet up with Marlin. 7 miles.

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Ok, I broke down and went to the gym this morning.  It wasn't as bad as I thought it would be. I ended up just having time to run 1 hour - 7 miles. Wish I had time to run another mile or two.  I think I'm going to like it because it gives me a chance to do other things.   Off to work, which felt like a long day.  And, then to Texas Roadhouse to eat dinner with Marlin.

A good friend of mine texted me last night telling me she's started to run.  I was so excited! 

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I was alittle later than I wanted to when I got to the gym.  Had to make it a quick 7 miles before going off to work. 

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