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St. George Half

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Location:

UT,

Member Since:

Oct 14, 2008

Gender:

Female

Goal Type:

Age Division Winner

Running Accomplishments:

68 marathons, 5 times Utah Grand Slam finisher (division winner twice).

7 Bostons (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2016).

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

A handful of AG wins in all distance races.

Marathon PR: 3:57:09 (Boston'08)

Half Marathon PR: 1:48:41 (Bryce Canyon '11)

10K PR: 47:50 (Spectrum 10K '09)

5K PR: 22:31 (Nestle 5K '08)
 

Short-Term Running Goals:

BQ again

2017 Races:

June 10 - Utah Valley Marathon (5:13:43)

June 24 - Morgan Valley Marathon (5:49:01)

July 8 - Hobbler Half (2:19:37, 2nd AG)

July 24 - Temple to Temple 5K (27:43)

July 29 - Timp Half (2:08:01, 3rd AG)

Aug 26 - Mt. Nebo Marathon (5:16:16, 3rd AG)

Sep 16 - Huntsville Marathon (4:48:53)

Oct 7 - St. Geroge Marathon (4:57:11)

Nov 4 - Canyon City Marathon

Long-Term Running Goals:

Run happy and healthy all the days of my life. Be an example and inspiration to my family.

 

Personal:

I'm 62, retired RN, happily married, Nana to 10 beautiful grandchildren.  Picked up running in 2005 at age 50, to stay healthy so I can take care of my hubby who has AVR and MVR in 2004 and End stage RF in 2014, kidney transplant on Dec 30, 2015.  We have 6 children (1 daughter, 5 sons) who are kind, hardworking, caring, wonderful people... Wish they live closer to us!!!  :)  :)  :)

 

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 13.10 Month: 67.55 Year: 878.63
Inspire 10 (ocean Breeze) Lifetime Miles: 445.97
Inspire 10 Cranberry Lifetime Miles: 430.73
Altra Provision 2.0 Lifetime Miles: 183.20
Inspire 10 (mum's Day) Lifetime Miles: 416.45
Inspire 11 (teal) Lifetime Miles: 118.75
Inspire 10 (eBay) Lifetime Miles: 44.50
Torin 2.0 (teal/yellow) Lifetime Miles: 25.35
Provision 2 (sz 6) Lifetime Miles: 55.35
Saucony Guide 8 Lifetime Miles: 40.75
Saucony Ride 8 Lifetime Miles: 278.58
Saucony Guide 9 (2) Lifetime Miles: 294.35
Saucony Guide 9 Lifetime Miles: 429.85
Saucony Guide 9 (3) Lifetime Miles: 205.30
Saucony Ride 9 Lifetime Miles: 8.00
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Race: St. George Half (13.1 Miles) 02:42:34, Place in age division: 9
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Drove down to SG on Friday and signed up at the packet pick up in the Dixie Center.  Met up with Lowell and TJ.  Susie made us a wonderful dinner.  What a nice visit with my besties from Pokey! :)

Next morning, Lowell had an oatmeal breakfast ready for me.  We drove to the Dixie Center with just enough time to walk to the start and off we went.  Lowell went with the 2:00 pace group.  TJ and I stayed at the very back with the 3 hr. group! :)  I hadn't run much since the SG Marathon last Oct.  I think the longest I ran was 8 or 9 miles this year.  My asthma had been acting up bad lately.  I wore a jacket that Lowell lend me.  It was too big.  I soon took it off and wrapped around my waist.  TJ was so good to stay with me the whole way.  He said he couldn't have run much faster and much rather have the company.  I was cramping up a bit the last mile and struggled to keep going.

Lowell did great and took home hardware which was an awesome sculpture.  We then went to Cracker Barrel for brunch.

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