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Location:

American Fork,UT,

Member Since:

Nov 27, 2009

Gender:

Female

Goal Type:

Boston Qualifier

Running Accomplishments:

St George Marathon

2011 - 4:11:52 

2017. -4:01:17

St George Half Marathon

2012 - 1:55:00

2013 - 2:03:00

2014 - 1:46:00

2015 - 1:48:00

Salt Lake City Full Marathon

2013 -  4:23:03 

Salt Lake City Half Marathon

2012 - 1:51:00

2014 - 1:44:01

Ogden Marathon

2012 - 3:58:35

2013 - 4:17:20

2014 - 4:02:51

2017 - 3:55:22**

Hobble Creek Half Marathon

2001 - 1:40:00**

2011 - 1:45:00

2012 - 1:43:00

2013 - 1:43:00 

American Fork Half Marathon

2013 - 1:48:24

2014- 1:53:23 (pacing Tim)

2017  - 1:47:54

Timp Half Marathon

2012 - 1:47:18 

Utah Valley Half Marathon 

2011 - 1:55:00 

Top of Utah Marathon

2014 - 4:09:27

Top of Utah Half Marathon

2010 - 1:48:20 

Goblin Valley 50K

2014 - 5:58

Antelope Island 50 Mile

2015 - 10:10:00

Antelope Island 100 Mile

2018 - 26:53

**Personal Best 

 

 

Short-Term Running Goals:

 

 

Long-Term Running Goals:

To qualify for Boston

Personal:

Married for 18 years. I have 14 year old triplets and a 11 year old. I love to sew, garden, and run!

Favorite Running Quotes: 

1.  

"Sooner or later the serious runner goes through a special, very personal experience that is unknown to most people.

Some call it euphoria. Others say it's a new kind of mystical experience that propels you into a elevated state of consciousness, a flash of joy.

A sense of floating as you run. This experience is unique to each of us, but when it happens, you break through a barrier that separates you from casual runners. Forever. And from that point on, there is no finish line. You run for your life. You begin to be addicted to what running gives you."  

~Nike Poster

2.           A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.

Lao-Tzu

You’ve no doubt heard this.  And you’ve probably recited it in your mind on a run or at the gym when you’re just beginning to get in shape.  You have a goal in sight and this quote brings you back to the current moment.

 

But the problem is that many runners forget all of the steps between the first one and the goal.  If your goal is to run under two hours for the half marathon then you need to be honest about all of the little steps to get to that goal.

 

…and what I’d rather see you do is to get the goal out of mind completely, but rather focus on the process, not the outcome. -Jay Johnson Process orientation, not outcome orientation.

 

You should have goals, but you should take it one step at a time.  And you should be honest about the fact that you don’t know how many steps it will take to get there. ~ Vernon Gambetta

 

3.  Human beings are made up of flesh, blood and a miracle fiber called COURAGE! ~ George Patton 

 

4.   Find the courage to be patient.

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 25.00 Month: 86.40 Year: 86.40
2014 - Minutes Lifetime Miles: 28605.00
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TT:  1:37:10 AP: 9:43—9:48, 9:54, 10:10, 11:13, 10:35, 9:31, 9:47, 9:01, 8:21, 8:43

 

Well that was character building :/

 

I climbed up to the mouth of American Fork Canyon.  It’s challenging enough on its own, but this morning added snow, wind, and snow-plow sludge.  Those 3 miles were gnarly and HARD.  Lots of climbing and crazy footing.

 

But once I hit the golf course, the wind eased up and there was no snow-plow sludge.  

 

On the way down the canyon, I was finally able to “run” and felt good.  

 

Maybe I should have done this on a TM?  Or maybe this built mental toughness.

 

I will do the hilly part of this run for my hill workout on Monday.  Hopefully, the conditions will be better.

 

Calves/inside shins are VERY tight.  Massage already on the schedule for Tuesday.

 

Post run

3x

Squats with overhead press

Lunge matrix

LLL

TRX Y

 

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Home TM—TT:  1:07:00. AP:  9:34

Calves very tight.  Post run yoga

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 60 minutes elliptical 

3x

Side lunge

Reverse lunge

Deadlift

Donkey kick

Bicycle

Adductor 

Abductor

Calf raises

Leg press

 

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300 N-Evergreen-Discovery. TT:  1:15:47. AP:  9:28–9:46, 9:45, 9:41, 9:31, 9:18, 9:26, 9:08, 9:06

Felt good.  Lots of stretching through upper back...felt so much better after.

3x 

Spilt lunge

Monster walk

Push up

Superman

Trx lunge

Trx dead lift

Trx y

Trx row

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