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Member Since:

Sep 14, 2008



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










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.

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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
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am:  6.12 very slow.  I slept in, last day in Houston, and when I got started it was pretty  humid and toasty.  I had to get off all that Houston concrete, so I scrambed up onto the dyke I had been eyeballing.  At some point I lost the dyke and was running cross-country next to some ditch and across some sort of field.  I eventually turned around and made my way back.  It was definitely nice to be off the roads.  Travel this afternoon, about a 50/50 shot of a small evening run on the home treadmill.  It has been a nice mini-vacation, and as a bonus, it didn't involve worker's comp.

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7:15 AP.  Between my little vacation and some emotional eating, I have put on a few pound.  It is nothing that can't be taken care of between now and the marathon October 13th if I am disciplined, but discipline when I am having emotional stress is not my strong point.  It was good to get some speed in to prove to myself that at least I still could.  I did this on the treadmill, didn't want to mess with 100 degrees today.

20 minute warm up

4x90 seconds on/off at 5:27 pace

2 x 1 mile at 6:00, 5:56 with .25 jog in between

3 minute jog

4 x 45 secs on/75 secs off at 5:13 pace

3 minute jog

10 minutes 6:22 pace

cooldown to 11 miles.

Weight: 108.00
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ez in the heat, no watch.  pressed for time but squeezed 30 minutes of core

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treadmill.  ez but threw in 3 random miles at 6:40 because I forgot my ipod and was bored and needed to get it over with

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7:16 AP.  I felt kind tired and sore, but it was in the low 70s with cloud cover and I didn't want to waste a day with good conditions, so I did a long run.  started brisk and felt decent so hit a 5 mile MP tempo for miles 6-11 and then slowed back down to brisk because my legs were basically just fried,  Splits were all over depending on how I felt at the time.  Confidence for sub-3 is not good, it will have to hit on a day I feel good and conditions are decent or it isn't gonna happen.

For fun, splits:  7:56, 7:28, 7:24, 7:20, 7:29, 7:02, 6:49, 6:55, 6:49, 6:48, 6:47, 6:49, 7:48, 7:42, 7:28, 7:17, 7:25, 7:20, 7:12.  All around a wishy-washy run.

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Am. 6 ez with Nancy and her girls in the stroller. Got some good weights and core in after

Afternoon. 6 ez around Vanessa's school

Signed up for Boston!

I can't believe I am saying this, but looking forward to taper time. Will back down slightly this week in hopes of a pr half marathon next weekend, then about ten days of slogging after that and then, the taper!

Weight: 107.00
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am:  6.7 Easy with Marcus.  Need to rest up to pace the 1:45 group at Johnston's half tomorrow.  should be fun!

pm.  home alone, lonely, weird, got on the treadmill really slow for 3.7 then my friend Jess called.  phew.  I really did need to be saved from this run

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Weight: 107.50
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