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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

8:54 AP.  Despite the freezing rain and ice sheets for roads, I drove all the way to Northwest Wichita to run with the GoRun group and attend the seminar.  The run was dangerously slick and we stuck to the grass and leftover snow as much as possible in search of traction.  It was harder work than the pace indicates!  I slipped 3 times but only went all the way down once in grass and escaped unharmed.  I sat with Lacy and Angela afterwards and did a little catching up.  The seminar was excellent and I am looking forward to attending again next week when the discussion will be about form and efficiency.  The guy doing the presentations is a physician and avid runner and has a lot of very interesting things to say!  Drove home very slowly and made it in one piece.  This was the maiden voyage for my Mizuno Precisions but I can't judge them off that kind of run so perhaps when I am stuck on the treadmill today(snow day--kids are home!) I will try them again!

Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Tracy on Thu, Jan 20, 2011 at 09:29:51 from 209.175.177.37

Running in most kinds of adverse conditions is a good workout. I bet you worked a lot of different muscles when you were working to keep your balance!

From JulieC on Thu, Jan 20, 2011 at 10:36:02 from 70.56.109.185

certainly not-- about your precisions. They are VERY slippery non-traction shoes. I plowed thru the ice and snow last year WAY more easily last year in my heavy ascics cumulus. Glad you made it back ALIVE.

From JulieC on Thu, Jan 20, 2011 at 10:37:22 from 70.56.109.185

funny how Kansas is like TWO weeks after our weather every time :D. We had a brief warm spell but still it going to be above 32 degrees today!! and 53 in St George. More like 40 for the start, I think.

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