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Member Since:

Mar 15, 2017

Gender:

Female

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

COMPLETED six marathons

Short-Term Running Goals:

Trying to get out of slow marathon pace each time I run.

Long-Term Running Goals:

Keep running as long as possible.

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 32.94 Year: 186.95
Brooks Ghost 9 Lifetime Miles: 109.31
Asics Gel-Contend 3 Lifetime Miles: 111.92
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
32.940.000.000.000.000.000.0032.94
Brooks Ghost 9 Miles: 22.94Asics Gel-Contend 3 Miles: 10.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.000.000.000.005.00

Suncrest 5 mile with Brynn.  It was a beautiful morning, construction made the run a little more challenging. However, it was successful and we didn't need to make a rescue call.
 

Brooks Ghost 9 Miles: 5.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
4.530.000.000.000.000.000.004.53

Speedwork at Skyridge track.  Run the straight and walk the curve.  It's been a long time since I even attempted speed work.  Knowing I could stop at the curve was just what I needed mentally.  I don't use my arms as much as I should.  I've previously done speedwork on treadmills, this is a good option.  Skyridge track I will be back.

Asics Gel-Contend 3 Miles: 4.53
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
2.660.000.000.000.000.000.002.66

Cabela loop with Kara.  Our first walk break was on Triumph at the light.  We are getting stronger on the loop we first ran together last summer.

Brooks Ghost 9 Miles: 2.66
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
2.150.000.000.000.000.000.002.15

Tried to run tempo on the flat part of the Traverse Mtn Elementary 5k course.  It didn't produce the results I was hoping for, but I will definitely run this course again.

Asics Gel-Contend 3 Miles: 2.15
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
3.870.000.000.000.000.000.003.87

Easy miles on the Murdock trail after dropping James off at practice.  I felt frustrated that what should feel "easy" is still so challenging. 

Brooks Ghost 9 Miles: 3.87
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
3.320.000.000.000.000.000.003.32

Another day on Skyridge track.  It's easier for me to "sprint" on a track.  I ran the straight and jogged the curve.  It felt good.

Asics Gel-Contend 3 Miles: 3.32
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
5.210.000.000.000.000.000.005.21

Ran the Draper trail with Brynn.  The plan was to run 6 but since I was racing on Saturday and needed a restroom a couple of miles in, we accepted 5.21.  My legs felt heavy.  I really need to focus on speedwork and running through pain. 

Brooks Ghost 9 Miles: 5.21
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Race: Utah Valley 10K (6.2 Miles) 01:07:32, Place overall: 423, Place in age division: 17
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
6.200.000.000.000.000.000.006.20

I reached my goal of finishing sub 70 minutes, thanks to Lisa who kept checking our pace, she did most of the talking, and positively encouraged me.  I walked through the aid stations where I mostly had water.  I had powerade and water at mile 4.  Now I can focus on the Big Cottonwood half on Sept 9th.

Brooks Ghost 9 Miles: 6.20
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
32.940.000.000.000.000.000.0032.94
Brooks Ghost 9 Miles: 22.94Asics Gel-Contend 3 Miles: 10.00
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