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Location:

UT,

Member Since:

Oct 14, 2008

Gender:

Female

Goal Type:

Age Division Winner

Running Accomplishments:

69 70 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 (5:30:07)

2018 Races:

Jan 13 - St. George Half (2:19:45, 3rd AG)

Mar 3 - The Woodlands Marathon (5:01:35)

Apr 6-7 - Ragnar So. California

June 1-2 - Ragnar Wasatch Back

June 9 - Utah Valley 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 11 beautiful grandchildren, mother to 6 children (1 daughter, 5 sons) who are kind, hardworking, caring, wonderful people! Wish they live closer!!!  :)  :)  :)

Picked up running in 2005 at age 50, to stay healthy so I can take care of my husband who had endocarditis resulting in AVR and MVR in 2004, end stage renal failure in 2014, kidney transplant on Dec 30, 2015.  Six months after the kidney transplant, we discovered that he has a rare auto-immune disease that was probably triggered in 2004 with then the undiagnosed infective endocarditis.  The doctors had to make up a name for this rare disease, Monoclono Gammopathy with Renal Significance (MGRS).  It is not curable.  After desperately trying different chemotherapies, the doctor finally found one immuno-therapy, Daratumamab, that works to treat the MGRS.  It is a miracle!!! 

Grateful for the gift of life, blessings, dear friends and loved ones!!! Thankful for the ability to move, walk, jog, and yes run!!!!

 

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 283.24
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: 232.30
Saucony Ride 9 Lifetime Miles: 20.00
Saucony Guide 10 (1) Lifetime Miles: 283.40
Brooks Ghost 7 Lifetime Miles: 29.55
Saucony Guide 10 (2) Lifetime Miles: 53.32
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.005.007.000.0016.00
Saucony Guide 10 (1) Miles: 12.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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First and biggest snow storm of the year.  We woke up at 4:30 to take our son, Bryan and his wife, Shufu, to the airport.  Took us 75 min to get to the airport.  They got there with 2 hours before take off.  But because of the storm the flight was delayed for another 2 hours.  So they missed their connecting flight in LAX and had to spend an extra day in L.A.  Anyhow due to the snow/icy road and my worrying and tracking Bryan's flights, I didn't make it to water aerobics. 

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
1.000.004.000.005.00

Today's workout: 3x1 mi @9:45 pace w/ 3 min. recovery, 1 mi WU, 1 mi CD.

18F but with wind chill felt like 9F.  The road was snow/ice covered.  So on to home treadmill again!

Incline @ 1.5.  1 mile warm up in 12:30.  Ran the next 3 miles in 9:40, 9:31, 9:22.  Didn't realize I was supposed to do 3 min recovery in between until after the run.  O Well, turned out just fine for a progressive run!  Cool down by slowing pace every 0.25 mi (9:30, 9:40, 10:00).  I was short on time so didn't do a proper coold down and when I stepped off the treadmill, I got a little dizzy. 

5 mi in 50:29.  AP: 10:06

Saucony Guide 10 (1) Miles: 5.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
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Today's workout: 1x2 mi @ 10:00 (threshold pace) 1 mi WU, 1 mi CD.

A bit warmer today, but still in the low 20s, cloudy sky, a storm brewing.  Needed to stay home for a delivery plus wanted to catch some news on TV so onto the treadmill again.

Incline at 2.  1 mi warm up gradual from 12:00 to 10:00 pace.  Ran the threshold miles in 9:40 and 9:31.  1 mi cool down at 10:00 pace.  RW Recovery Yoga. 

Felt twinges in the left inner thigh muscle by the knee when I woke up, during and post run.  I think these are taper phantoms...  I NEED to get more sleep...

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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60 min water aeronics. 

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.005.000.000.007.00

One week to go!  Today's workout: 1x5 mi @10:45 pace w/ 1mi WU & CD

18F w/ 7mphESE wind real feel was 10F burrr!  Wore 3/4 zip Boston fleece top and jacket, beanie, ski mittens, and sunglasses even though it was cloudy to provide windshield for eyes.  Had to navigate around ankle dep snow at trailhead and icy patches in the tunnels.  Headwind on mile 4 and 5.  Slight pain/ache on left vastus medialis during warm up and midrun, eased up by end of run.

Splits: 11:39, 10:13, 10:11, 10:55, 10:44, 9:54, 10:48.  7 mi total in 1:13:18. AP: 10:38.

*sidenote: my daughter in Houston ran in 73F and humidity this morning! Yikes! I sure hope race day will be cooler than that, or I'm gonna be dead! :/

 

Saucony Guide 10 (1) Miles: 7.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.005.007.000.0016.00
Saucony Guide 10 (1) Miles: 12.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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