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Location:

Federal Way,WA,USA

Member Since:

Jan 08, 2008

Gender:

Female

Goal Type:

Marathon Finish

Running Accomplishments:

7 5Ks : PR 23:21 (2011)

5 10Ks: PR 47:17 (2011)

9 Half Marathons: PR 1:44:19 (2010)

2 Marathons: PR 3:55:08 (2010)

Short-Term Running Goals:

STAY HEALTHY, CROSS TRAIN, STRENGTH TRAIN!  Operation no more ITB pain, ankle tendonitis, or stress fractures. 

2012 Racing Calendar:

March - Lincoln City Half Marathon 

May - Portland Rock n Roll Half Marathon

June - Seattle Rock n Roll Marathon

Long-Term Running Goals:

Run a 5k in less than 23 minutes 

Run a 10k in less than 47 minutes

Run a half marathon in less than 1:44

FINISH another marathon (without wanting to die this time); beat 3:55:08, and someday BQ!

Personal:

Happily married for 5 years with an adorable chocolate lab, Cooper.

Favorite Blogs:

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.

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 0.00
Nike Free's 3.0 Lifetime Miles: 186.08
2012 Swimming Lifetime Miles: 6.25
2011 Cooper Lifetime Miles: 91.27
Bikila Vibram FF Lifetime Miles: 373.87
Merrell Pace Glove Lifetime Miles: 316.70
Saucony Mirage Lifetime Miles: 325.76
2012 Cycling Lifetime Miles: 39.00
2012 Crosstraining Lifetime Miles: 11.20
Total Distance
63.76
Saucony Mirage Miles: 65.762012 Swimming Miles: 6.252012 Crosstraining Miles: 11.202012 Cycling Miles: 39.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
Race: Nicole's 2012 New Year's Resolutions (1 Miles) 00:10:00
Total Distance
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Happy 2012 Everyone!  This is not a race!  Just Nicole's Famous New Year's Resolutions!  

2011 was an amazing year. I ran in Washington DC, Atlanta, New Orleans, Orlando, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Mexico, and in the snow for the first time. I lived in Singapore for 8 weeks and visited 4 new countries, running in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, and Indonesia. Although 2011 was far from the year of the PR thanks to many mini-injuries and a summer running ridiculously slow in heat and humidity, I did run 11 races.  I ran 3 half marathons, which included getting Rachael a PR, my first race at night, and my first awesome race in costume with Lisa and Jordanne. I ran 4 5ks, which included my first race in Singapore, my free race with Leandrea in Atlanta, PRing in my last ditch effort of December to make my 2011 resolution, and a fun costumey book club Christmas run.  I ran 2 10ks in the first half of 2011, which included one blast of a weekend with a great group in my hometown and one PR (unfortunately unconfirmed by a garmin though!). No marathons were run, but I did jump through fire in the Hell Run and had another epic time at Hood to Coast (although it was marred by the traffic) and I am saddened there are no relay plans yet for 2012.  

In non-running 2011 news I faced the camera loss in Mexico and the huge backpack/laptop/data/ipod/Garmin theft of March 2011 that was quite scarring. We celebrated Justin's 30th birthday in Lincoln City and wine walked in Leavenworth for my 29th.  We traveled to Orlando to enjoy butter beers at Harry Potter World and then to Atlanta to see some of our bestest friends.  We found out some of our other bestest friends are pregnant, and ended the year in my favorite place on earth, Sunriver!  2011 was great but I hope 2012 will even be better. I have great hopes for 2012, as I think great changes lie ahead for us (see 2012 Resolution #3). Hopefully this will mean new jobs for each of us that we love (or at least like more than our current jobs, which isn't too high of a bar!), a potential move, etc. 

Before we get to the good stuff, let's first review how I did on 2011's famous resolutions:

  1. Be fit in more ways than just running.  This is especially the case for my first quarter goals (Jan-Mar).  Yoga, stretching, strength training, elliptical, swimming, I clearly need to be fit in many more ways than just running if I want to actually run. Semi-success.  I will carry this on into 2012 (See 2012 Resolution #7).
  2. Lose 5-10 pounds by March 18.  This goes hand and hand with #1.  Since the marathon, not running coupled with eating the same amount of food has not been good for me.  I need to work out, not just pout about not being able to run, since I hate working out when its not running.  I'd be happy losing 5, happier losing 10.  We're going to Mexico for a friend's wedding on March 18 so its a perfect swimsuit-wearing timeline, plus its 11 weeks away, which is a doable goal.  Also semi-success. I did lose those pounds, but then I gained them back while in Singapore.  I've lost some of those, I could lose a few more.  I'm reading "Racing Weight" right now which is a really fascinating book about the best weight for racing (obviously!).   
  3. Do a triathlon!  This has been my new year's resolution for 3 years now, so I'm sucking at completing it.  I WILL do a triathlon (if just a sprint!) in 2011. Complete and utter fail.  For the 3rd year in a row.  FAIL FAIL FAIL!  I think the key here is that I just have to face the fact that I don't love to bike, and I hate to swim in open water.  And oh yeah, I love to run.  Running and I are definitely in an exclusive, monogamous relationship.  I don't like to cheat on running.  I still would like to do a triathlon, and I definitely will in my lifetime.  If it doesn't happen in 2012 though, I won't be devastated.  It just leaves more money/time for running races.  Did I mention Justin is letting me go into the NYC Marathon Lottery?!
  4. Get fewer parking tickets.  It would be really really nice to get fewer parking tickets in 2011.  Maybe I'll aim for 3 or less.  I think I got 6-8 this year.  Its not good for my psyche or my wallet. SUCCESS SUCCESS SUCCESS!  Perhaps this trumps #3, because while that was an utter fail, this was an UTTER SUCCESS!  Not only did I get 3 or less, I got ZERO PARKING TICKETS!  Yes.  More money for races.   Did I mention Justin is letting me go into the NYC Marathon Lottery?!
  5. Make major progress on the Ph.D.  This is going to be my main focus for 2011.  If I want to graduate in 2012, I need to successfully dominate the R&I presentation (hopefully in Feb.), dominate the written exams (hopefully in September), write my dissertation proposal, and hopefully also finish collecting my dissertation data, all by the end of the year.  GET TO IT!  I'm going to call this a success despite not having done all of these things.  I finished my R&I, I spent the summer collecting data in Singapore, and I technically (if not officially) finished my exams (bureaucracy = too complicated to explain).  Some issues got in the way of feeling really happy about this goal, but I'm still hopeful that 2012 Resolution #3 will not be deterred because of such bureaucracy.  
  6. Running goals.  This is last because right now I have no idea when I'll be able to seriously run again because of this stupid ITB.  But I would like to run 1,000 miles in 2011 (I'm missing it by 2.5 measely unrunnable miles right now!), do a half marathon if not a full (Newport on my birthday seems impossible now), do Hood to Coast, and get a PR in the 5K.  2011 will be the year of the 5K.  DONE DONE DONE!  Okay, I didn't do a full marathon, but I did not 1 but 3 half marathons, Hood to Coast, and PR'ed in the 5k (if only by the skin of my teeth).  I ran over 1,000 miles (also by the skin of my teeth) and kept the evil ITB at bay (though not the evil shin splint, but that wasn't in the goal).  
  7. Now on to 2012's Famous Resolutions!

  8. 2012 will be the Year of the Marathon.  2011 was “the year of the 5k”, at least according my resolutions (not really according to actual practice, since I squeezed out a 5k PR in the last two weeks of the year in a sudden last ditch effort!), but even years are my “marathon years” if the 2008 North Olympic Discovery Marathon and the 2010 Portland Marathon have any precedence. In 2012 I not only will finish the Seattle Rock N Roll Marathon in June feeling much better than the dying that occurred during Portland but I will also PR, breaking 3:55 (hopefully) easily.
  9. Volunteer at a race.  I ashamedly have never done this but I so appreciate all the volunteers that hand out water, etc., and want to do this as well!
  10. Graduate. Finish my degree. My goals to graduate this year is partially in the air due more bureaucracy (of the job search), but whether I rock those robes in 2012 or 2013 I will finish ALL of the degree requirements this year. Domination of that dissertation will occur asap.
  11. Travel to at least 8 new places. Ideally this includes at least two new countries. Also since our time in Seattle may be limited I want to visit the San Juan Islands, Suncadia, Great Wolf Lodge, Victoria, and Ocean Shores.
  12. Run 1,015 miles & 12 races.  Last year I ran 1,014 miles, so run at least 1,015 miles in 2012.  This year I completed 11 races, so next year complete at least 12 races (for my wallets sake, virtual races I invent count!).
  13. Read 26 books.  In 2011 I read (or at least started!) 46 books.  Can you believe that?  I can't.  That number is completely unattainable again due to my daily 3 hour subway rides while in Singapore.  However, I would like to read at least 26 books (1 every 2 weeks) in 2012.   
  14. Run smart and healthy. Keep cross-training, strength-train at least a little each week, run 3 days a week only. It has become clear that 25-30 miles per week is about when my body starts to be injury-prone. Lets keep at the new plan and try to stay relatively injury free in 2012.
  15. Eat better, eat cleaner, eat to run (not run to eat).  I eat really well on weekdays, so the key here is having less cheat days, aka eat better on the weekends.  
HAVE A GREAT YEAR EVERYONE! 

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
3.00

AM - Although the location was still glorious, this run was more horrific than glorious.  The snow had hardened into ice and my cold was in full force this morning.  Just got it done.  About 33 minutes, including a few walk breaks.  

Jordanne just joined the blog!  Go welcome her! 

Saucony Mirage Miles: 3.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
0.00

Sick. Blah. The couch and I are best friends.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
6.00

PM - 6 miles around the community center.  After pouring all day there was no rain for most of this run!  A festivus miracle.  First Lisa bailed then Jordanne bailed then I peer-pressured Lisa into coming after all, fail on Jordanne.  Go wish Lisa a Happy Birthday!

Saucony Mirage Miles: 6.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
Comments
From DLTheo on Thu, Jan 05, 2012 at 20:16:32 from 155.130.107.41

Way to get others out the door!

I love your dog picture!

I see you're in Federal Way. We may have run by each other on the BPA, or on Military Road sometime. I work at Weyerhaeuser.

From rAtTLeTrAp on Thu, Jan 05, 2012 at 21:03:15 from 24.18.125.122

Did you say festivus!? We had a real festivus celebration on new years eve this year. After feasting on Crab Bisque, mulligatawney, rye, and chocolate bobka, we watched the strike and the invitations, then had our own airing of grievances and feats of strength. No lie, I have a very weird family :)

From april27 on Thu, Jan 05, 2012 at 22:16:32 from 99.188.251.180

Ha festivas! Love it!

From nicole on Fri, Jan 06, 2012 at 14:32:14 from 128.208.244.109

What grievances did you air and what feats of strength did you perform?

Total Distance
0.00

PM - 1 mile swimming again!  Similar workout: 6-8 (starting with 8 but was down to 6 by the end) laps without stopping followed by 2 laps of kicking, repeat until reached 36 laps.  Had to circle swim for about half of this which was annoying because, as usual, it is ALWAYS without fail 1 slow person, 1 fast person, and me (a medium person).  Took around 39 minutes, I need to wear a watch.

After did a bunch of squats and 100 lunges (I am so sore now!).  Started to do pushups/planks but I was so spent I just went home.  Swimming tires me out like no other. 

2012 Swimming Miles: 1.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
Comments
From april27 on Fri, Jan 06, 2012 at 19:29:10 from 99.188.251.180

I get sooo hungry!

Total Distance
0.00

PM - Justin and I went swimming!  About 4-6 laps notstopping then 2 laps kicking for 27 laps (1,350 yards / .75 miles).  Took about 30 minutes.  Then sat in the lovely hot tub. :-)

2012 Swimming Miles: 0.75
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
11.00

AM - 11 lovely miles this morning!  5 in Pt. Defiance Park with Lisa and Jordanne - so lovely there and I must go back and check out their trails!  Came home and Lisa left (so about a 40 minute break) then Jordanne and I did a few more then she left then I made Justin go, then he left, so I did 1 more hard, about 8:10 pace.  Tired now!

Saucony Mirage Miles: 11.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
Comments
From rAtTLeTrAp on Sat, Jan 07, 2012 at 17:08:14 from 67.160.56.253

http://www.facebook.com/#!/events/331721036855527/

From april27 on Sun, Jan 08, 2012 at 19:32:30 from 99.188.251.180

Great run!

From Jordanne on Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 01:09:58 from 50.135.125.162

You are crazy - you basically ran all day long - I slept after I left you... I dont know where you get the energy. Way to go!

From DLTheo on Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 12:09:50 from 76.28.161.119

Such a great place to run! If you really want to experience running in the park you'll have to check out the Defiance 50k. I think it is in the fall. You have your choice of 15k, 30k or 50k and they cover a lot of the trails.

Total Distance
0.00

My first time cross-country skiing!  Went to Hyak with Justin, Jordanne, and Lisa for 6.2 lovely miles in the snow along a lake.  Beautiful views.  We were getting worried as there was very little snow on the drive and it was a balmy 40 degrees!  I liked it, I wasn't very good (likely due to my lack of coordination) and I got some painful blisters.  Want to try skate skiing next time.  Sledding after!

I brought my Garmin just for fun, TT: 1:45:36  AP: 17:02

Splits: 22:29 (this included about 9 falls or almost falls, no one else fell even one time, yeah, I'm awesome), 14:47, 21:02 (gummi bear break!), 16:33, 12:56, 13:52

2012 Crosstraining Miles: 6.20
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
Comments
From DLTheo on Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 12:03:54 from 76.28.161.119

Sounds like fun! I used to XC ski many years ago, probably close to 20 ago. Great workout!

Total Distance
6.10

PM - 6 lovely but difficult miles with Jordanne at the track.  I need to thesaurus "lovely"!  Hopefully this will become a regular routine of track workouts, because we all know I'm a lazy bum who doesn't like to work hard.  

Workout: 2 mile warmup, 6 x 400's with 400 jogging recovery, 1 mile cool down

TT: 56:12   AP: 9:13

400 Splits: 1:45, 1:44, 1:44, 1:44, 1:41, 1:43 so consistent!

My quads are already sore / tired. 

Saucony Mirage Miles: 6.10
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
Comments
From DLTheo on Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 12:05:21 from 76.28.161.119

Nice splits! Your quads will thank you next time

From april27 on Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 23:29:10 from 99.188.251.180

Lazy is not what I would call you

Total Distance
0.00

AM - 45 easy minutes on the bike trainer while watching bad tv (remember my plot to only watch bad tv while working out!)

PM - 1 mile swimming, 18 laps (half mile!) without stopping, I wanted to die.  Then 2 laps kicking / 4 laps nonstop until I reached 36 laps (1 mile).  After I did all the leg and ab machines plus lunges until exhaustion, which didn't take long.  I got a new swimsuit thanks to a random clearance impulse buy at REI.  Everyone at the pool thanks me, since the other one was a whopping 12 years old (yes, it was my "good suit" while I was on the swim team in high school). 

2012 Swimming Miles: 1.002012 Cycling Miles: 9.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
Comments
From april27 on Wed, Jan 11, 2012 at 21:50:40 from 99.188.251.180

Omg! Glad you got a new suit. I am impressed that your old one held up all these years!

Total Distance
0.00

AM - 45 minutes on the bike trainer

PM - 3 mile walk with Cooper

2012 Cycling Miles: 9.002012 Crosstraining Miles: 3.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
7.00

PM - Sadly, it didn't work out for Jordanne to come and Lisa came but Denali wouldn't stop crying so she had to leave.  So this run was less lovely than it might have been!  Decided to do an impromptu tempo repeat workout (since I'm not in good enough shape to do a longer tempo!).  1 mile warm-up, then 3x1 mile at half marathon pace with 1 mile recovery after each, for 7 miles total.  

The "on" miles were all mostly downhill, thus that really is probably my half marathon pace, about 8:00 when adjusted for downhill.  So in contrast, the "off" miles were mostly uphill.  

TT: 1:01:11   AP: 8:44

"On" Splits: 7:42, 7:41, 7:34

"Off" Splits: 9:56, 9:19, 9:13, 9:43

Afterwards I wanted to ice both my shins and both my knees so I decided to suck it up and FINALLY do my very first ice bath (with no ice).  It was HORRIBLE, but still better than I thought it would be.  I will do it again someday, with more water, and maybe, just maybe, actual ice.  

Saucony Mirage Miles: 7.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
Comments
From april27 on Fri, Jan 13, 2012 at 21:13:50 from 99.188.251.180

It isn't bad if you wear a shirt or put a towel over your shoulders

From rAtTLeTrAp on Fri, Jan 13, 2012 at 21:35:09 from 174.253.219.223

Denali should have got the ice bath :)

From DLTheo on Sat, Jan 14, 2012 at 16:20:09 from 67.183.248.126

Those ice baths are always tough, but they aren't so bad on hot summer days.

Total Distance
0.00

PM - 1 mile swimming, 15 laps without stopping, but did it all with only 2 kick breaks, so I cut my time down to about 37 minutes.  

2012 Swimming Miles: 1.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
Comments
From DLTheo on Mon, Jan 16, 2012 at 18:45:12 from 76.28.161.119

Do you swim at one of the schools, or at the aquatic center? Which is best, in your opinion?

Nice workout!

Total Distance
6.00

AM - 6 horrible horrible miles.  I don't know why this run was so hard (I wanted to do 10-12 and am surprised I even made it to 6 since I almost stopped after 1).  Was down at the dog park and had Justin come get me, it was that bad.  My legs just felt like LEAD.  Ugh.  

Saucony Mirage Miles: 6.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
0.00

AM - 1 hour on the recumbent bike in the basement, with breaks for lunges / pushups.  

2012 Cycling Miles: 12.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
Comments
From april27 on Mon, Jan 16, 2012 at 10:40:37 from 99.188.251.180

sweet workout

From DLTheo on Mon, Jan 16, 2012 at 18:46:29 from 76.28.161.119

How'd the legs feel with the bike?

Total Distance
10.00

After the terrible run of January 14, 2012, I was in need of a confidence boost. This run did not disappoint.  Lisa and I planned to meet at 10am to hopefully bust out 10 miles.  So while we both hummed and hawed over the driving situation, the actual running situation was the last thing from our minds.  So when I arrived at her apartment and began walking to meet her, and immediately fell approximately 1.2 million times in less than 5 minutes, I knew this was a horrible, horrible idea.  In true optimistic spirit, we trudged about a half mile or so (in which I managed to somehow step in a frozen puddle, break through the ice, and proceed immediate frostbite on my poor toes) before we finally admitted defeat.  

On the way home I stopped at Costco and picked up some "snow trax", which I had been eyeing for weeks but somehow always convinced myself that I "didn't really need them" since it so rarely snows here.  Too bad we hadn't each had these this morning!  I did one neighborhood loop with them but realized the sun had melted much of the iciness so I came home and dropped off the snow trax, as well as my hat, gloves, over-sweats, and sweatshirt.  I wanted to do 5 miles but since I still felt good at 5 I decided I would go on for as long as felt good for.  I felt great!  What a change from 2 days ago when my legs felt like lead and I wanted to die!  This run. was. fabulous.  Fabulous fabulous.  Lovely snow views, lots of kids out sledding and building snowmen, I felt great, I did not fall, etc.  I made it 10 miles!  I felt very tired in the 10th mile (thus the slow-down) but by then I knew I had to make it to double digits. 

Total Time: 1:32:48    Average Pace: 9:17
Splits: 10:17, 10:12 (cautious while wearing the snow trax in these miles), 9:04, 9:15, 9:18, 8:51, 9:03, 8:57, 8:28, 9:22

Win! 

Saucony Mirage Miles: 10.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
Comments
From rAtTLeTrAp on Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 16:23:53 from 24.18.125.122

Nice miles, especially in those conditions. I've been running in my screw shoes all week. Not as much traction in deep snow, but I don't have to worry about any bare patches of pavement tearing them up. Today I think the trax would have been better. It was so deep I never saw any pavement.

Total Distance
0.00

I swam 41 laps, a new distance record!  However many miles that is, probably 1.15 or something. 

2012 Swimming Miles: 1.15
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
3.00

Trapped by snow.  3 miles on the treadmill, 2nd mile 2 400's at 8.0mph followed by 2 400's recovery, 3rd mile 5 .1's at 8.0 followed by .1 recovery.  Treadmill sucks and shins hurt a bit, so stopped and walked 2 more miles. 

Saucony Mirage Miles: 5.002012 Crosstraining Miles: 2.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
1.66

Trapped by snow again.  30 minutes on the bike trainer, then Justin came home and we went to the gym, then 1.66 miles running on the indoor track, .5 of it hard, then 20 minutes or so of weights, including 100 lunges, I'm going to feel that in 2 days. DOMS DOMS.  

Saucony Mirage Miles: 1.66
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
0.00

SNOW GET OUT OF HERE!  50 laps at the pool, a new distance record!  However far that is, something like 1.35 miles.  I can tell I'm getting a little better at swimming.  My real reason for going to the community center - they had POWER!  

2012 Swimming Miles: 1.35
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
0.00

AM - 45 minutes on the bike trainer before my dad came to help us chainsaw the backyard.  THANKS DAD! Chainsawing definitely counts as cross-training, exhausting work.

2012 Cycling Miles: 9.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
10.00

AM - Another fail with Jordanne and Lisa.  Met up at Soos Creek but it was pretty slick.  They went home - I went to the gym and did 3 quick miles on the indoor track in 25:30, then did an hour of Centergy.

PM - After the final dump-run for the tree, headed out to run as much as I could before dark.  This ended up being 7 miles in 1:02.  

10 miles total, not the same as a long run, but I'll pretend it is.

Saucony Mirage Miles: 10.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
Comments
From april27 on Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 18:37:50 from 99.188.251.180

Eh close enough!

From Anya on Tue, Jan 24, 2012 at 15:41:07 from 70.97.83.38

Hey! Let me know next time you guys run, i miss running with you guys. If i know in advance like on a sunday i am happy to join!

From nicole on Tue, Jan 24, 2012 at 15:41:51 from 128.208.244.158

We're running today at 4:30pm if you're interested.

From april27 on Wed, Feb 01, 2012 at 20:02:03 from 99.188.251.180

Come back!!!,

From Burt on Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 13:12:25 from 174.254.23.80

I have a niece named Nicole, and sometimes I sing this song to her:

Nicole, Nicole,

She fell in a hole.

From april27 on Sat, Apr 07, 2012 at 20:42:12 from 99.188.251.180

Where did Nicole go?

From Burt on Sat, Apr 07, 2012 at 20:42:45 from 72.223.93.158

She fell in a hole.

Total Distance
63.76
Saucony Mirage Miles: 65.762012 Swimming Miles: 6.252012 Crosstraining Miles: 11.202012 Cycling Miles: 39.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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