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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: 0.00 Month: 82.80 Year: 1452.62
2014 - Minutes Lifetime Miles: 28605.00
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silo route - TT:  46:48 - AP:  11:06 - HR:  159

Knee was definitely tired after the run today!

3x

walking lunges

dead lift

60/60/60 plank

calf raises

clipboards

hammie curls with ball

bohemian lunge

hip flexor series

single leg bridge with foam roller

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15.27 mile TT:  1:08 AP: 13.5. Saw Karen along the way doing hills. What a treat!

3x

SM lunge on ball

Curtsy lunge

Squat with band side lift 

Calf raises

Side to side lunge

LLL

Clam

Bohemian lunge

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Backward silo road TT:  47:59  AP:  11:09  HR:  158  It is embarrassing at how slow this is.  I truly am starting over....bottom of the barrell!

3x

step ups

side band walking

reverse lunge with knee raise

clams

single let squat

Lots of stretching

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South MCT  TT:  1:12 MPH:  14.5 miles:  17.38  I saw so many friends out on the trail this morning!

3x

Hamstring roll out

Hamstring up/down on ball
Hamstring straight leg -arm pump on ball
Dead lift
Hip flexor series 
 
60/60/60
Knee to elbow
Hip flexor holds with band-trainerfma 
Paper plates
Push-up with clap
Bicycle 

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4.3 backwards solo route - 1.5 with the ward 5k.  I didn't actually do the race....just to different spots to see my kids.

TT: 1:03 AP:  20:56 HR: 161

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