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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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Shoes That Match Miles: 52.75
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This morning I went running with Hilary and Nikki.  We ran xarT, and took the capitol way and behind temple square and to the library trax station.  Got the last quarter mile running from the station on campus to the locker room.  Lifted afterwards.

Shoes That Match Miles: 7.00
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This morning I had a workout at Liberty Park with Bekah, AuraLea, and Nikki.  We warmed up around the park for about 15 minutes, then did our usual strides and drills.  The LD threshold workout was 24 minutes, then five 30 second strides.  Kep told us to go easier the first 12 minutes, then make it about 100-200 meters farther the second 12 minutes.  Bekah and I started out too fast, at 2:50 for the half mile (just going off of the painted lines and dots, I didn't look on my Garmin to see if it was actually .5, but still...) We came through the mile line at about 5:50.  Bekah fell back at this point so I was on my own, but I kept the pace ok.  I was at 8:47 for the mile and a half.  Between here and the next mark, Bekah caught up and passed me, but I just focused on keeping my pace and not letting her pace distract me.  At 12 minutes my distance was 2.02.  On the next lap, after the 3 mile mark I started catching up to Bekah, and I did and ran with her for a bit.  After the 3.5 I could tell she wasn't feeling it so I continued on my own, finishing with 4.07 for the 24 minute total.  Bekah, Nikki, and I did strides the other way around the park back to our cars.  I cooled down half a lap with Nikki, then another 3 miles to get to 12 for the day. 

Shoes That Match Miles: 12.00
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This morning I went running with Nikki in the rain!  We started on the fruit loop route and then took the zoo loop onto Wasatch.  Nikki was with me to 4 miles, then turned around.  I kept going along Wasatch and then on the paved Shoreline Trail just a little bit past the drinking fountain until I was almost to 6.  I ran back to campus along Foothill and finished with 10 total.  It stopped raining on the way back, and didn't ran again until several hours after we had finished :-P  We lifted afterwards, and then saw Tim.

Shoes That Match Miles: 10.00
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This morning I went running with Hilary and Nikki.  We started out on Foothill and then took 2300e to 2100s.  They were with me until 1500e, then I was on my own for a lap around Sugarhouse and back to campus along 15th and Guardsman.  The team meeting afterwards was only 15 minutes long, which was lame because we had to cancel a distance runner brunch that we had planned during that time...  So looking forward to brunch after the workout tomorrow instead!

Shoes That Match Miles: 9.00
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This morning I worked out with AuraLea and Bekah.  We did the usual warmup route and strides and drills on the track.  It was raining during our warmup, but settled down for our strides.  It picked up again just after that, but a few reps in it was sunny and awesome!  The workout was three 800s at 10k pace where for the third, second, and third 200 we were supposed to pick up the pace a few seconds and then settle back into the pace as before.  That was hard for me, I was able to start with 40s, get to a 39 for the "fast" 200, but came back in 42s...  I know it is something I need to work on if I want to be one of those racers that can breakaway like that.  My times were 2:43, 2:42, 2:42.  We had 90 seconds rest for those and 400 jog after the third one.  Next we had five 500s at 5k pace.  On the first one I hit 1:37, the rest of them were 1:38.  Recovery on those was 75 seconds, and we used that time to jog 100 meters back to the start.  I was having a hard time keeping up with Bekah on these ones, I think the few days of slower recovery runs as well as higher miles for two weeks again are taking their toll.  We finished with four 300s with 300 jog recovery.  We were supposed to hit around 52-53, but my body wasn't feeling it.  I ran 54, 55, 55, 57.  Took a full lap after the last one and then cooled down 2.5 to finish with 10 total.  After workout we finally got to have our pajamas and pancakes party!  Perfect activity for a rainy day :)

Shoes That Match Miles: 4.75
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This morning I went running on Pipeline.  Right as I started my run, it started to hail.  I made it half mile before it was hurting my face, so I turned around and ran back to my car to get some sunglasses to protect my eyes.  I started back out again, and the weather got better.  But it was still cold.  I ran all the way to the overlook, then turned around.  With less than a mile to go, I rolled my right ankle... it hurt kinda bad, but I kept running on it.  Putting it in the river sounded really nice!  And I knew I'd get there quicker if I kept running.  It hurt for abou a quarter mile, then eased up.  When I got back to my car it was raining, so I skipped the river.  I'm just going to rest it up and hope it isn't that bad.

Went to the second anual Salt Lake Hunger Games this afternoon.  I was allied with Patrick and a few others, Patrick got 3.6 miles on his GPS watch!  Not logging it in the miles since it was stop and go, but it is important enough to blog about I think!  And because I wanted to brag about getting third. :) Because I'm awesome.  Jk.  But my ankle was fine on the running around, just on slanted ground it hurt a little bit.

Shoes That Match Miles: 10.00
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Shoes That Match Miles: 52.75
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