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Member Since:

Oct 14, 2008



Goal Type:

Boston Qualifier

Running Accomplishments:

47 48 marathons, 5 times Utah Grand Slam finisher.

6 Bostons (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013).

Two 50Ks, one 50 miler (Pony Express).

A handful of AG wins in all distances.

Short-Term Running Goals:

Loose the weight I gained on my mission.

Get back to running after having been away from it for a year.

Finish SGM 2014 healthy. (It will be my 9th SGM).

BQ again and run Boston in my 60s.


Long-Term Running Goals:

Run happy and healthy all the days of my life.


I'm 58, retired RN, happily married, Nana to 7 8 beautiful grandchildren.  Picked up running in 2005 to stay healthy and active after raising 6 children (1 daughter, 5 sons) who are absolutely the best kids a parent can ever ask for!  :)  :)  :)


Miles:This week: 22.00 Month: 149.45 Year: 724.20
Saucony Kinvara 2 (pink) Lifetime Miles: 48.00
Inspire 9 Lifetime Miles: 363.21
Inspire 10 Lifetime Miles: 340.40
Altra Lifetime Miles: 72.10
Inspire 10 (UK) Lifetime Miles: 44.95
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

Stayed up late last night...gotta take advantage of every second spent with visiting kids and grandkids!  SO so so SO TIRED when a text message from Marci woke me up at 6:30 proclaiming how EXCITED she is for Pokey!  Then Karen texted a message for our morning run.  Ughhh!  Dragged my tired and achy body out of bed.  My legs would not cooperate, ALL the running muscles protested...paying the price of the last two days' overzealous runs...what am I doing to my body? :(

After running couple miles at 10:50 or slower, decided to bid goodbye to Karen and Leslie at the drinking fountain and walk home.  So grateful to have Larissa to walk with and her shoulder to cry on! :)

Very excited to see Sister Davis (one of our awesome STL) and meet her family (from New Mexico) this evening.  Going to have a family BBQ tonight after a fun day at Park City and exploring the "hidden forest" in Kamas!  I'm gonna be exhausted! :) :) :)

Inspire 10 Miles: 3.00
Night Sleep Time: 4.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 4.50Weight: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

Ran with Larissa, Wendy, Karen and Leslie on MCT.  Did 6x200m in the middle mile.  Loving this cool temp with cloudy sky.  

Took the grandkids to BYU Beans Museum.  Gorgeous sunset!

Altra Miles: 7.00
Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00Weight: 0.00
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My daughter Larissa and her family got into town yesterday. :) She and I ran to meet Karen and Leslie and we ran the rail trail hill loop.  They kick my trash on the uphill. Nice cool morning with partly cloudy sky after last night's rain.  :) :) :)

It was so fun to spend the day at Thanksgiving Point with 5 of my grandchildren and shopping with the girls at Traverse Mtn Outlet.  Lotsa walking, now my dogs are tired! :)

Splits for the uphill miles: 

July 16: 10:09, 10:27

Aug 2:  10:01, 10:20

Aug 7:  9:42, 9:40

Aug 26:  9:45, 10:11

Distance: 7.01 mi
Time: 1:07:28
Avg Pace: 9:38 min/mi
Elevation Gain: 213 ft
Calories: 601 C
Time: 1:07:28
Moving Time: 1:07:08
Elapsed Time: 1:13:29
Avg Pace: 9:38 min/mi
Avg Moving Pace: 9:35 min/mi
Best Pace: 7:13 min/mi
Elevation Gain: 213 ft
Elevation Loss: 213 ft
Min Elevation: 4,610 ft
Max Elevation: 4,831 ft
Running Dynamics 
Avg Run Cadence: 196 spm
Max Run Cadence: 212 spm
Avg Stride Length: 0.85 m
Avg Pace
Summary 1:07:27.6 7.01 9:38
1 9:54.9 1.00 9:55
2 9:42.2 1.00 9:42
3 9:45.3 1.00 9:45
4 10:11.0 1.00 10:11
5 9:39.5 1.00 9:40
6 9:01.8 1.00 9:02
7 9:09.0 1.00 9:09
8 :04.0 0.01 8:34
Feels like 61°
4 mph SE wind
Humidity 72%
Source: KPVU
Additional Information
Garmin Forerunner 220,
Elevation Corrections 
Summary Data:
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Inspire 10 (UK) Miles: 7.00
Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00Weight: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

Ran with Wendy, Karen and Leslie who listened to my recap of the wedding and traveling last week.  I have such wonderful running/listening/understanding/loving friends! :)  

I checked my splits, after the first mile warm up which is always slow, I was able to talk and run at 9:30-40 pace.  That's encouraging!  We cut the run short because we started late and Karen has to go to work.  Plus hubby was just starting his walk, so I walked home with him! :)

Doing Pocatello this weekend.  Still debating between BC and TOU as last long run before SGM.  

Larissa and her family are coming this afternoon.  I'm SO excited!  I hope we'll run some together the next few days! :) :) :)

Inspire 10 Miles: 5.00
Night Sleep Time: 5.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.00Weight: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

Went to Sister Clegg's, one of our sister training leaders' non-homecoming sacrament and heard her speak.  She gave a wonderful talk on "grace" and the things she's learned on her mission.  She was an outstanding missionary, very compassionate and kind, incredible leader.  It was so good to see her and meet the rest of her family and also met up with some long-time friends afterwards at her house.  It made us miss our missionaries and our mission terribly.

Then we drove Bryan to the Avenues to pick up his bow and straight to the airport for his flight back to Indianna.  It was a quick trip for him and our time spent together was just too short; but school (2nd year of Grad school in viola performance) starts tomorrow morning.  He's such a good son, mature beyond his years, well-respected by his colleagues of all ages.  He's a great artist/musician with incredible humility and charity.  I hope he finds a girl who sees all these qualities in him.  

Anyhow, I'm just doing lotsa reflecting.  It was so GREAT to be with all but one of my children the last few days.  They have all grown up to be kind, caring, hardworking, faithful, good good human beings.  Four of our six children are now married, all in the temple.  I feel so very lucky and blessed beyond measure!

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
Inspire 10 Miles: 8.00Inspire 10 (UK) Miles: 7.00Altra Miles: 7.00
Night Sleep Time: 21.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 21.50Weight: 0.00
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