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Location:

UT,

Member Since:

Oct 14, 2008

Gender:

Female

Goal Type:

Age Division Winner

Running Accomplishments:

66 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

Oct 7 - St. Geroge 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 61, 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: 0.00 Month: 33.50 Year: 741.53
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: 76.20
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.252.003.100.009.35

Slept in this morning.  Was going to run for an hour and SwTofD for an hour.  But found out I had a meeting this morning.  So only had time for a general aerobic run.

6 miles in 56:56.  Splits:  10:30, 9:45, 9:30, 8:48, 8:30.  Walked 0.2 to cool down and stretch.  AP: 9:28.

Going to the JrHigh track tonight to help the Stake YW with a trial run for the girls.  Should be fun.  Wonder how many girls would show up and are training towards the 5K we're planning in Sept.

*****************

About 40 girls came to the track at 7pm.  Warm up one lap with the girls and leaders.  Then ran 5K in 25:30.  Splits: 8:37, 8:20, 7:58, (0.1 @ 7:08)  AP: 8:16.   It was a good tempo run!!! 

Wave Rider 7 Miles: 6.00Mizuno Nexus2 Miles: 3.35
Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00Weight: 0.00
Comments
From MarcE on Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 22:40:10 from 24.155.140.8

"SwTofD"??

I hope you had a great turnout tonight!

From Smooth on Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 22:44:17 from 71.36.82.218

Marc ~ That's trying to Swim-Terrified-of-Drowning; an acronym coined by allie.:)

About 40 girls came. That's a good turnout considered it being on a school night and some of them already had an activity night on Tue.

From allie on Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 22:47:28 from 67.177.43.41

nice mileage and great tempo run. 40 girls is a great turn-out. that's really cool. no SwTofD?!?!? ;)

From Kathie on Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 22:54:59 from 207.155.176.10

Nice smooth starting those girls out at and early age! Did any of the girls run with you the whole way?

From Smooth on Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 23:11:41 from 71.36.82.218

allie ~ should have SwTofD...may be tomorrow.

Kathie ~ none ran with me the whole way. I was proud of them, mostly beehives, finishing the 5K. We hope a better turn out for the race on 9/11.

From DonGardinero on Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 23:28:09 from 152.216.7.5

Nice job, Smoothie!!! That sounds like a lot of fun. Boy, you are getting speedy!!!!

From Kimmy on Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 23:28:24 from 75.169.127.111

Smooth, I am so proud of you getting the girls out. I am so amazed at your turnout. I bet the girls were shocked at how fast you ran that 3 miles. I tried to get my beehives to ride bikes for 3 miles and you would have thought I had asked them for their right lung.

From RAD on Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 23:29:08 from 76.27.12.70

Wow Smooth, nice miles and holy cow on the pace of your 5K! Lovin' your speed...I can't wait to see what SGM has in store for your speedy 'butterfly' legs :)

From Smooth on Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 23:37:32 from 71.36.82.218

Dale & Kimmy,

THANKS! The funny thing is I was probably the oldest and smallest girl there! :) They were very complimentary when I lapped them, such sweet girls!

From Teena on Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 23:42:09 from 67.177.20.13

40 girls!!! Very cool.

Look at what you have started!! :)

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