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Location:

UT,

Member Since:

Oct 14, 2008

Gender:

Female

Goal Type:

Age Division Winner

Running Accomplishments:

74 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:

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

June 30 - Morgan Valley Half

Sep 1 - Pocatello Marathon

Sep 15 - Huntsville Marathon

Oct 6 - St. George Marathon

Oct 20 - SoJo 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 63, 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
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Choir was supposed to sing last week when I was in TX.  Well, they couldn't get in the home where we hold choir practice and store the music.  So, we sang today instead.

My 5 yo Primary children are so cute.  They were curious about my boot.  They did not understand HOW I could break my foot running.  They asked if I won the race.  I didn't have the heart to tell them someone stole my award.  :)

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I was alarmed to see my right lower leg has atrophied when I removed my boot after church yesterday.  This morning my hubs and sons confirmed that the right lower leg is indeed skinnier and smaller than the left.  I panicked and texted Teena, RAD and Lowell.  Felt much better after talking to RAD.  I was ready to throw the boot in the trash.  Hubby did remind me that it was a 200 bucks boot that I'd better get my money's worth by wearing it!  :) :) :) :)

20 min. bike

60 min. elliptical (10 min backward, 40 min gradual increase incline to 40 and back down, 10 min backward)

10 min. bike

Here's the plan:

I will focus on the healing of the foot and not worry about the atrophy of the limb by wearing the boot faithfully.  Next week when I see the doc.  I will ask him what limitations I have.  Until I get the okay to run, I will do exercises to keep up the cardio and core strength.  Any suggestions are welcomed!!! 

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Reluctantly put on CoreLINE, the ugly black boot, but excited to get on the machines.

30 min. recumbent bike

105 min. elliptical (15 min backward, 75 min w/ incline increase, 15 min backward)

Myrtle

3 circuits CSE

Good sweat fest and NO coughing!  YAY!!! :) :) :)

The swelling at the sf site has decreased significantly.  It is now the size of a grape and just slightly tender to touch.  Heal baby HEAL!!!  :) :) :)


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30 min bike (P1), 4 sets 25 reps biceps/triceps x2

120 min elliptical (30 min CWL1,  90 min progressive incline and reverse) watched 2 interesting documentaries to pass time.

Myrtle

Abs & leg lifts

Foam roll & stretch


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With the company of Karen and Wendy! :-)

50 min bike (30 min P2, 20 min E1)

105 min elliptical (incline 15-30, resist 4, RMP 50)

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40 min bike

60 min elliptical (20 incline, 2 resist, 55-60 rpm)

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2 weeks post marathon foot injury = 2 weeks of zero running = 1 week of xtraining!

Movie #1: the Owl and the Sparrow

30 min bike

80 min elliptical

Potty break.   Movie #2:  Smile

30 min bike

90 min elliptical

Costco trip

I'm certain my running friends are having a wonderful day of racing and running!  :)


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