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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 

Salt Lake City Full Marathon

2013 - 4:23:03 

Ogden Marathon

2012 - 3:58:35**

2013 - 4:17:20

2014 - 4:02:51

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 Time)

Timp Half Marathon

2012 - 1:47:18 

Utah Valley Half Marathon 

2011 - 1:55:00 

St George Half Marathon

2012 - 1:55:00

2013 - 2:03:00

2014 - 1:46:00

2015 - 1:48:00

Dogtown Half Marathon

2012 - 1:52:14

Salt Lake City Half Marathon

2012 - 1:51:00

2014 - 1:44:01

Top of Utah Half Marathon

2010 - 1:48:20 

Top of Utah Marathon

2014 - 4:09:27

Rex Lee 10K

2011 - 52:03

2012 - 52:23 

Pioneer Day 10K

2010 - 49:31** 

Goblin Valley 50K
 
2014 - 5:58
 
Antelope Island 50 Mile
2015 - 10:10:00

**Personal Best 

 

 

Short-Term Running Goals:

2016 Tentative Schedule

 

Long-Term Running Goals:

To qualify for Boston

Run a 100 mile race

Personal:

Married for 17 years. I have 12 year old triplets and a 8 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: 26.00 Month: 114.00 Year: 1487.34
2014 - Minutes Lifetime Miles: 28605.00
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It was sideways raining and blowing outside.  I decided to give the TM a try.  It's been a very LONG time since I've been on it!

1 mile WU

2x1600 @9:04

2x800@2:24 (last one outside was 4:22)

It was horrible.  I truly detest the TM.  I only made it 4 miles on it and couldn't go any further.  So I warmed up a mile outside and did the last 800.  3 miles outside.  Ugh.

 

3x (Not as heavy or quite as many reps.  The easy  totally saved my legs on last weeks EWA)

Walking lunges
Dead lift
60/60/60
Calf raises 
 
Single leg squat
Bohemian lunge
Clams
Hip flexor series

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Julie Andrews Meadow today with Wendy and Rachel.  4 miles -- 1:25:00--1000 feet of elevation.  Quite easy compared to what we have been doing.  High hammie still sore after Monday's stupid treadmill run.

3x

Ball I T Y

Chest pull over

LLL

Single leg squat

scarecrows

monster band walks

reverse grip rows

side plank leg lifts - I suck at these

curtsy lunges

hammie ball roll outs

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AM #1

3x

step ups

clams

squats

B6

fire hydrant

bridge on ball

bohemian

stair jumps

calf raises

hammie roll outs

buzzer beaters

 

 

AM #2 at gym

3x

adductor

abductor

hamtractor

single leg leg press

 

45 minute spin

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Early Early Early was the name of the game this morning.  I decided to not look at my watch and just run.....really see where I'm at.  Ugh.....so so so slow!  

MCT to grove bathroom and back.  TT:  1:49. AP:  10:20 HR: 163

10:58, 10:35, 10;03, 10:19, 10:25, 10:03, 10:09, 10:16, 10:14, 10:05, 5:50

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 3x

Single leg squats on folding chair

Hammie roll out

B6

LLL

Overhead shoulder press

Bicep curl

Front raise

Side raise

Hammer curl

Tricep extensiobs

Tricep bar

 

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