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Location:

Wichita,KS,

Member Since:

Sep 14, 2008

Gender:

Female

Goal Type:

Local Elite

Running Accomplishments:

marathon pr:  2:59:49.  Saint George 2011

Praire Spirit 50 mile winner 7:36:30 2013

I accidentally ran 100 miles in November 2013.  it was hard.  I threw up a lot.  decided to do a better job next time

I did it again on purpose October 2014--Heartland 100 winner and CR 17:38:37

Heartland 50 winner May 2014

Psycho Wyco 50k winner February 2012

 

Short-Term Running Goals:

sleep more than 30 hours a week.  run a marathon this year anyway

 

 

 

 

Long-Term Running Goals:

 

Sub 3 hour marathon--SOMEDAY!  Done!

 

New long term goal:  pr in any distance before 40

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Personal:

I'm a single Mom.  I work all night as a Paramedic and chase my two daughters all day so I don't sleep.  I miss when I could just go out and run every day. It will happen again.  I'm retiring at 50 with my public service pension.  11 more years and Mama is gonna rest.

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 0.00
Mizuno Waverider 12 Lifetime Miles: 333.61
Nike Air Pegasus Lifetime Miles: 507.20
Pink Pegs Lifetime Miles: 595.58
Pink Nike Avant Lifetime Miles: 624.04
Crappy Asics Lifetime Miles: 146.72
Adidas Adizero Mana Lifetime Miles: 113.32
Blue Avants Lifetime Miles: 653.33
Crocs Lifetime Miles: 18.08
Lunarfly Lifetime Miles: 468.47
Total Distance
6.00

7:55 AP.  Taper week.  I always struggle during taper week.  Took it easy on my dirt roads at home and finally nailed the last .34 miles at 5:33 pace to get rid of the sluggish fat feeling.  It helped.  Looking forward to a little miniature track session tomorrow too put a little zip in my legs.  I am thinking the 5x1000 meters at half-marathon pace with 200 recovery as suggested by Bonnie.

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Comments
From april27 on Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 22:16:41 from 99.188.251.180

I like Bonnie--she has good advice!

From SlowJoe on Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 22:19:43 from 184.79.24.255

That 5:33 pace definitely qualifies as "zip." Think I might work in some brief fast stuff too, hate to get too used to easy pace.

From allie on Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 23:32:19 from 174.23.123.195

i like bonnie too -- great advice.

good luck this week, april. relax, enjoy the taper and remember all the hard work you've put in. you're ready.

From Tracy on Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 07:59:27 from 173.23.75.96

Good luck on your workout today!

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