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Member Since:

Jun 01, 2008



Goal Type:

NCAA Champ

Running Accomplishments:

My Personal Records are:

High School 

1600 meters - 5:34 Freshman, Regions

          5:30.44 Sophomore, State

          5:13.35 Junior, State

          4:54.68 Senior, State Champion!!!

3200 meters - 11:59.9 Freshman, State

          11:50.33 Sophomore, State

          11:15 Junior, BYU Invite

          10:30.88 Senior, Arcadia Invitational (sea level)

          10:39.23 Senior, State Champion!!!


1500 - 4:31, Trojan Invite 2013 

3k - 9:44.01, MPSF 2012 

5k - 16:34, Stanford 2013

10k - 34:46.94, Mt. SAC 2013          

Half-Marathon - 1:24:30.56 (Handcart Days)

In my freshmen year, I lettered in both track and cross country. I also got the Rookie of the Year Award in cross country, and the Freshmen of the Year Award in track. At regions for XC I was 7th. At state I was 65th. In track at regions I placed 3rd in the mile and 2nd in the 2 mile. At state I was 17th in the mile and 13th in the 2 mile.

Sophomore year I was a cross country captain and I lettered again. I was 3rd at regions and 12th at state. At track regions I was 3rd in the mile and the 2 mile. I also anchored the winning medley relay team.

Junior year I got a stress fracture about a month before the cross country season started, but made a great comeback with a 2nd place finish at regions.  At state I placed 6th, and I broke 19 minutes for the second time in my racing history.  Team captain again. In track I shattered my old PRs and was doing well until I got a stress reaction.  After 3 weeks off I built my strength back up and performed well at state, earning 4th in the 1600 and 5th in the 3200.  After that, I was invited to the Great Southwest Track Meet in Albuquerque, where I took 5th.

My senior year in cross country I was a captain again, this time with Amanda and Natalie.  This season I was injury free so I got to run competitively at invites.  At state I took 3rd.  At Footlocker Western Regionals I outkicked a girl on the track to finish 10th, which qualified me for nationals the next weekend.  I beat both of the girls who had beat me at state in that race.  At nationals I took 22nd and beat 6 of the girls who had beat me at regionals.  Going into the outdoor season the first Invitational I attended was the Davis Super Meet where I qualified for state in the 1600 and the 3200, and I broke the meet record for the 3200 in an 11:01.29, the previous record was an 11:17.  I had a strong finish to my senior season and finally claimed a state title.  I ran the fastest 1600 and 3200 at state for any division, claiming the double crown in those events, and earning the athlete of the year award :)

Now in college, I run for the University of Utah.  I lettered my freshman season of cross country, and made it to regionals in the 5k in track.

Sophomore year I improved in cross country.  In track I raced the 1500, 5k, 800, 10k, and the mile of the DMR before repeating the 5k at conference and then the 10k at regionals.  Placed 28th behind a lot of seniors... so nationals next year!! 


Short-Term Running Goals:

 Run a 5k in under 18 minutes

Win state in the 1600 and 3200

Place in the top 5 at state in the 1600

Make it to Footlocker National Championships 

Make it to nationals 

Run sub 16:30 5k

Run sub 9:30 3k 

Break the school record in the 10k

Break the school record in the 5k 

Long-Term Running Goals:

Be an All-American

Be a conference champion 

Make Olympic trials 



I am a junior at the University of Utah.  My little sister is a freshman at Utah Valley University.

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
Flats Lifetime Miles: 194.15
Spikes Lifetime Miles: 110.35
Pink Spikes!!! Lifetime Miles: 78.75
Pink Footlocker Flats :) Lifetime Miles: 38.00
July 25 Lifetime Miles: 333.30
Wave Rider 15 PINK :) Lifetime Miles: 409.00
Time For Something New Lifetime Miles: 420.25
Mint On The Left And Watermelon On The Right Lifetime Miles: 416.75
And Their Sole Mates Lifetime Miles: 499.50
Lavender Watermelon Lifetime Miles: 472.00
Mismatched Mizunos... Again :) Lifetime Miles: 469.00
Halloween Colors! Lifetime Miles: 400.50
^Their Mates Lifetime Miles: 444.70
Shoes That Match Lifetime Miles: 433.25
They Match Again Lifetime Miles: 373.25
Wave Rider 17! Lifetime Miles: 295.00
Wave Rider November '14 Lifetime Miles: 272.65
Green&pinklaces Lifetime Miles: 474.00
Cool Blue Lifetime Miles: 446.75
My Sister And I Have The Same Shoes! Lifetime Miles: 369.85
October Lifetime Miles: 371.25
January'16 Lifetime Miles: 326.00
March Mizunos 2016 Lifetime Miles: 200.15
My Husband Is The Best Husband!!! Lifetime Miles: 13.40
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My Husband Is The Best Husband!!! Miles: 3.60
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First run of the new year!  4 miles from my parents house to Sugarhouse Park, a lap around the perimeter, and back.  For having been sick and taking care of sick kids all weekend, I felt a lot better than I thought I would!  I averaged 8:23 pace.  I wish I could be more consistent with getting mileage in, I was really hoping to do the Salt Lake half marathon in April, but unless I can make running a more routine part of my schedule then I may just try to do the 5k or not race at all.  I look up to all moms who have found the time to get back into shape post baby and for getting out and racing again. (Though I like to think that maybe when I'm done done with school that maybe I'll be able to run more then).  (And maybe when it isn't so cold I can take my babies in the double stroller). 

*Also I would like to note I am missing several blog days for December because my phone quit on me and some of the information was in my Garmin app and I didn't have the chance to blog about it.  It sure would be nice if blogging from a mobile device was easier!

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4 miles on the treadmill.  Seriously thinking of moving that thing from my parents' basement to my basement. 

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Ran a short loop in the neighborhood. Ran up to 900e, over to 2700s, down to 500e, and home.

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Got my treadmill moved last night! So tonight I was able to run 2 miles on the treadmill in my basement.

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Today is Ellie's second birthday! I did t have much time for a run since I was getting things ready for her party, but I did go for a shorter version of the loop I did Thursday.

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30 minutes on the treadmill this morning. I was hoping to go when both kids were asleep, but Ellie woke up right as Elden went down for a nap. Luckily with her though I can put on a movie and trust that she'll be ok. I took breaks at 10 minute intervals just to make sure she was doing ok. It was after that when I was doing core that she did something to my laptop to make it freeze 😳

My Husband Is The Best Husband!!! Miles: 3.60
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30 minutes on the treadmill again this morning. I like running for time rather than distance for now, especially on the treadmill since I can push the pace throughout and know I'm just going for time. And if I go the same length of time daily I can compete with myself for distance. 

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"Shnow!  Shnow!"  Is what Ellie exclaims when she sees the snow falling outside the windows . It didn't look like it would be stopping anytime soon, so I opted to stay inside and run on the treadmill in my creepy basement.  I got 3.5 miles in just under 30 minutes.

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2.5 miles in 20 minutes on the treadmill this morning.  Wish I could have gone longer, but 20 minutes is better than not at all!

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My baby kept me up from 4-6 this morning coughing :(  But when Jesse got up to work at 6 I opted for sleep instead of running.  This afternoon after getting home from work and the grocery store, I got both of my kids to nap so I could go running!  That lasted about 16 minutes when my baby woke up, but I'm glad I at least got 16 minutes in!  Running on the treadmill isn't as awful as I used to think it was, probably because I've gotten used to having to miss runs.  I can't wait for it to get warm enough to take my babies out in the stroller!  And Elden will be big enough to not have to use the carseat adapter, which will be nice.  And he almost weighs as much as Ellie, so I won't have to worry about the stroller constantly being pulled to one side ;) 

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2 miles after work on the treadmill.

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My Husband Is The Best Husband!!! Miles: 3.60
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