Run Happy Running Blog at FastRunningBlog.Com Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:35:01 FeedCreator 1.7.2 Sat, Jun 10, 2017 <p>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.&nbsp; I walked through the aid stations where I mostly had water.&nbsp; I had powerade and water at mile 4.&nbsp; Now I can focus on the Big Cottonwood half on Sept 9th.</p> Sat, 10 Jun 2017 06:00:00 Thu, Jun 08, 2017 <p>Ran the Draper trail with Brynn.&nbsp; 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.&nbsp; My legs felt heavy.&nbsp; I really need to focus on speedwork and running through pain.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 08 Jun 2017 06:00:00 Wed, Jun 07, 2017 <p>Another day on Skyridge track.&nbsp; It&#39;s easier for me to &quot;sprint&quot; on a track.&nbsp; I ran the straight and jogged the curve.&nbsp; It felt good.</p> Wed, 07 Jun 2017 06:00:00 Tue, Jun 06, 2017 <p>Easy miles on the Murdock trail after dropping James off at practice.&nbsp; I felt frustrated that what should feel &quot;easy&quot; is still so challenging.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 06 Jun 2017 06:00:00 Mon, Jun 05, 2017 <p>Tried to run tempo on the flat part of the Traverse Mtn Elementary 5k course.&nbsp; It didn&#39;t produce the results I was hoping for, but I will definitely run this course again.</p> Mon, 05 Jun 2017 06:00:00 Sat, Jun 03, 2017 <p>Cabela loop with Kara.&nbsp; Our first walk break was on Triumph at the light.&nbsp; We are getting stronger on the loop we first ran together last summer.</p> Sat, 03 Jun 2017 06:00:00 Fri, Jun 02, 2017 <p>Speedwork at Skyridge track.&nbsp; Run the straight and walk the curve.&nbsp; It&#39;s been a long time since I even attempted speed work.&nbsp; Knowing I could stop at the curve was just what I needed mentally.&nbsp; I don&#39;t use my arms as much as I should.&nbsp; I&#39;ve previously done speedwork on treadmills, this is a good option.&nbsp; Skyridge track I will be back.</p> Fri, 02 Jun 2017 06:00:00 Thu, Jun 01, 2017 <p>Suncrest 5 mile with Brynn.&nbsp; It was a beautiful morning, construction made the run a little more challenging. However, it was successful and we didn&#39;t need to make a rescue call.<br /> &nbsp;</p> Thu, 01 Jun 2017 06:00:00 Tue, May 30, 2017 <p>I ran with Moms run this town group celebrating a member&#39;s birthday.&nbsp; I was grateful for the walk breaks.&nbsp;&nbsp; It is hard to keep up with these ladies.</p> <p>1-11:10</p> <p>2-12:29</p> <p>3-15:41</p> Tue, 30 May 2017 06:00:00 Mon, May 29, 2017 <p>For deciding last minute to run this, not bad results.&nbsp; I wish I had worn shorts instead of baggy capris.&nbsp; Started with Angie Krog who left me in the dust just after mile 1.&nbsp; Not a bad course, mostly flat, at mile 4 I was wishing I had taken the 5k turn, but in the end glad I endured.&nbsp; Now I have a benchmark for the race on June 10th.</p> <p>1-10:50</p> <p>2-10:53</p> <p>3-11:48</p> <p>4-12:29</p> <p>5-12:31</p> <p>6-12:10</p> Mon, 29 May 2017 06:00:00 Sat, May 27, 2017 <p>Ran the Cabela&#39;s loop by myself.&nbsp; Finished by talking to the McCalls about JD&#39;s eagle</p> <p>1-10:36 2-13:50 3-17:59(talking before I stopped watch)</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Sat, 27 May 2017 06:00:00 Fri, May 26, 2017 <p>Four miles on the Murdock Canal trail, before kids out of school for summer.</p> <p>1-11:05 2-11:28 3-12:06 4-12:22</p> Fri, 26 May 2017 06:00:00 Wed, May 24, 2017 <p>Traverse Mountain Elementary 5K, I missed the 4th grade start with Bryssa, she finished 1st girl Way to go Bryssa.&nbsp; Started garmin .7 miles into the race :( so no idea how long just over 30 minutes.&nbsp; I liked the course, I will definitely use it to mix up my running routes.</p> Wed, 24 May 2017 06:00:00 Mon, May 22, 2017 <p>Cabela&#39;s loop.&nbsp; 1-10:35 2-13:51 3-13:19</p> Mon, 22 May 2017 06:00:00 Sat, May 20, 2017 <p>Cabela&#39;s loop with Kara.&nbsp; Cold enough for long sleeves, where are you summer.</p> <p>1-10:31 2-15:12 3-12:37</p> Sat, 20 May 2017 06:00:00 Thu, May 18, 2017 <p>Long run for the week solo on murdock trail.</p> <p>1-11:36 2-11:27 3-10:58 4-14:44&nbsp; 5-12:30 6-12:32</p> Thu, 18 May 2017 06:00:00 Sat, May 13, 2017 <p>Glenmoor 5k with grandma Harris. 35:30 finish time.&nbsp; I really enjoyed the race, even though the winner passed me as I was fininshing my first lap.</p> Sat, 13 May 2017 06:00:00