I used to run for BYU, but only after trying out three times and finally walking on, so I was never a star. However, it was wonderful to run with great people and under Coach Shane. When you run with fast people, you can't help to improve! I graduated BYU in 1998, and didn't run a race until 2002, after having my second child. My hiatus and other crazy life commitments have made my competitive running suffer, but the last couple of years I have tried to get back into it the best I can. I have been married since 1996, to Paul Lowry, who is a runner himself. I have three boys (my three rascals), ages 12, 10, and 8.
After a great 2008 season, I was injured and eventually diagnosed and cross-diagnosed with Ankylosing Spondylitis, a type of arthritis disease, which precludes running for all but the most stubborn. So I am on medications, trying to stay healthy, and seeing my PT often. And running! Now beating the streets in Hong Kong.
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.
8.11k warm up at 5:13 pace, got up to 75% by the end of that, then hill repeats (10 x 12 sec) at Chinese U, then 7.95k cool down at 5:02 pace (something wrong with hr monitor, last k showed hr under 90 bpm).
2012 MTR Miles: 9.80
890 Blue Miles: 10.37
Night Sleep Time: 0.00
Nap Time: 0.00
Total Sleep Time: 0.00
From marion on Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 09:59:48 from 188.8.131.52
Maybe you're just in really REALLY good shape ;)
From josse on Sun, Sep 22, 2013 at 14:20:36 from 184.108.40.206
Miss seeing your blog posts:( hopefully you are still running strong. Did you start school yet?
From Smooth on Thu, May 29, 2014 at 21:41:46 from 220.127.116.11
Hi Michelle! :)
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