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Pleasant Grove,UT,USA

Member Since:

Aug 04, 2008



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Running Accomplishments:

PRs: Fleet Feet Turkey Trot 5k- 19:46;  St. George Marathon  3:07:11(2013-- coming back from the dead)  Utah Valley Marathon 2011- 3:09:13 : D  1st place Master Division, 7th Overall; Mt. Nebo 1/2 Marathon 2011- 1:19:35- 2nd Overall,  first master. Ogden Marathon 3:14  (2010); 10K 2011 Speedy Spaniard 40:47.  I have run 32 marathons: 14 St. George (1995, 2006-2018). Utah Valley (2011, 2014), Eiluj (2011), Deseret News (2015, 3:40 pacer),  Ogden (2009, 2010), Boston (1996,2012,2014,2018)Top of Utah (1999, 2011 pacer), and SLC (2006,2015), Pocatello (3:40 pacer 2012),park city marathon 3:41:53 (2013), and Big Cottonwood pacer (2017,2018)and three Ultras-Squaw Peak 51.25 miler 2010 in 12:05:27 (9th woman) and  Antelope Island  (32 miler) in  March, 2011 (4th overall in 5:10:25) and in 2009.


Short-Term Running Goals:

Family First.  Running Second.  Running Third.  Running Forth.  JUST KIDDING ; D

Long-Term Running Goals:

Marathon--  PR (3:06 or better)

10k--  PR (under 40:47)

5K-- PR (under 19:46)



Married to Troy since 1997.  We have three daughters- Courtney 20,  Brooke 18, and Amber 15 and one dog-Cocoa (15). Courtney is serving a LDS mission in England, Troy coaches Brooke's Premier 1 competition  team. Amber plays for Olympic Montreux Premier 1 soccer team.  I  work full time (26 years in June 2018) as a registered nurse. Currently working in the level 2 nursery  at American Fork Hospital.  Our family loves to camp and go to Disneyland.  

Miles:This week: 10.75 Month: 37.69 Year: 1660.31
Brooks Pureflow Lifetime Miles: 309.19
Altras Zero Drop (lt. Blue) Lifetime Miles: 366.29
Mizuno Precision 11 (orange) Lifetime Miles: 610.05
Saucony Mirage 2 Grey Lifetime Miles: 223.70
Nike Pegasus Charc/lime Lifetime Miles: 487.77
Nike Pegasus Grey/blue Lifetime Miles: 428.92
Mizuno Precision Pink Lifetime Miles: 479.56
Nike Lunar Flyknits RED Lifetime Miles: 893.47
Nike Lunar Flyknits MULTI GREY Lifetime Miles: 369.20
Mizuno Sayanaras Lifetime Miles: 292.58
Asics Gel Lyte 33-2 (blue) Lifetime Miles: 163.09
Altra Intuition 1.5 Grey Lifetime Miles: 55.31
Altras Pink Intuition 1.5 Lifetime Miles: 79.00
Kinvara 5s Peach Lifetime Miles: 576.20
Kinvara 5s YELLOW Lifetime Miles: 346.56
Kinvara Blue/lime Lifetime Miles: 578.77
Kinvara 5s Green Lifetime Miles: 47.31
Kinvara 6 Turquoise Lifetime Miles: 531.20
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Can't run.  Too painful.  Luckily my husband surprised me and took me away for 24 hours to celebrate our 13th Wedding Anniversary.  It was a dud two weeks ago.  I worked that night.  Redemption definitely made.    We had a picnic Sunday night.   Then today he took me out to see Eclipse at the Imax theatre at Jordan Commons.  A luncheon at Olive Garden.  Now there is no way to burn off the calories without running.  Yikes.  Pain is constant in the lower back, hamstrings and sides of sacrum.  Pelvis so very tight.  Not sure why?  Geez.  Can't move my hips well at all.  They seemed locked up and then very painful.  Also hurts to sit for longer than 20 minutes or so. 

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Not running.  Pelvis still locked up.  When I get into running form, ie. put leg back and push off my pelvis locks, lower back and hamstrings burn with pain.  Slept three hours.  Took kids to pool and relaxed.  Swam about 50 laps.  Passed everyone in the lane (geez even competitive in the pool).  I love to swim.  Probably due to being taught at an early age by my grandmother when I was four years old.    Used to be good at it.  Just haven't used it much in my training. This was my first 1/2 mile swim this year.  I need to get in there and use those cool hand tools to work the upper body.  This was  a 25 yard/meter?  lane so four people sharing was crowded.  I would rather be in a longer lane and work more on endurance then flip turns over and over.  BTW the girl on the cover of Runner's World is a triathlete with a marathon best of 2:39!!  She says cross-training helped her in her running.

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Ran VERY slowly.  Caught up to neighbor running up 1300 west and invited her to extend her run to show her a nice path to run.  She happily accepted and ended up adding over 3 miles to her run.  She was going to turn around at the top of the hill at 1.2 miles from her home.  I wanted company and I agreed to run nice and easy.  It was 1100am.  It didn't feel too bad at all.   It was over 80 degrees but there was a gentle cool wind that made it rather nice.  Didn't sweat much.  Pace 10:20 for 5.25 miles.  See how lovely?  I was trotting but I didn't care.  I blabbed on to her.  She is in her early 20s and live with her parents (my former bishop) just down the street from me.  She usually runs 3 miles.  She fell for the "I think its just 4.5 miles" thought.  I don't know.  It was just a guess.  She kept running and I cheered her on.  I asked twice if she wanted to stop but she continued.  I so love to cheer runners on.   I would love to be a Cliff Pace Runner for a marathon--- the sub 3:40 group-- Boston or BUST.   Pelvis still ailing but not near as bad at the slow pace.   So EASY does it will be my motto for a bit until I get a diagnosis.

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4 miles at 8:36 pace.  Slow, slow, quick slow quick slow.  That's how I ran.  Not ready to push any run.  Got on mountain bike and went for 13.75 miles at 4:26 average pace to the mouth of AF canyon.  Sweet day.  Biking is sooo breezy and very tolerable.  Back loved the joy ride.  Legs got a good turn over work out.  Hamstrings loosened and loosened.  Gait still wobbly especially after bike ride.  Stretched well.  Working on core and hamstrings.  Kim and Melanie are speeding by me.  They are headed to Idaho. I have to work of course.  They will be doing an 18 miler with 10 at MP.  Geez, I will never catch up.  Blah, blah.

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10 nice and easy at 8:18 AP.  Steep up for 3.75 to mouth of AF canyon then gradual  rolling downhill for the rest.Not pushing it at all.  Stopped at 10 and I was 0.6 miles from my house so I walked slowly home taking in the warm air and greenery around me.  Left butt/hip/hamstring hurting the most but not as bad as the past few days or if I run nice and slow.  Trying to work on form.  Very funny!!  Current Ascics Cumulus just not the shoes to accomplish the change.  These new ones are altering my form already.  Sometimes updating a product is not as good as the makers think.  Leave them be and change the colors is all I ask.  Anyway, the mizuno wave riders felt good on my feet twice when I tried them several months apart.  They are a heck of a lot lighter then these ascics.  Stretched a lot.  Going to crosstrain a lot next week.  Sadly no PRs for me at Bryce next Saturday.   I am going to shoot for 7 to 7:12 average pace depending on pain and the lack of sleep I will get this week as my ugly schedule ensues this evening-- I work the next 5 of 7 nights--fri, sat, mon, wed, and thurs.!! No reprieve.  I will try my hardest to get Thursday night off so I can sleep before the big camping trip with  my family and Melanie's to Bryce Canyon on Friday or it will be like Ragnar revisited leaving on no sleep Friday morning.  Now that sounds like a recipe for disaster.   Happy day I ran!!  

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After sleeping 3.5 hours Saturday morning drove to Mapleton canyon (Whiting Campground) for the annual Carlson Reunion.  Had lunch and stayed for the auction.  Stopped at MVP sports to order my Mizunos.  They don't have my size.  Dang!! Now I will have no time to break them in for next Saturday.  They will be in on Thursday.  Came home just after 5 pm and at 5:15pm I left on quick bike ride as I work at 6pm.  Was only going to do 4 or so but did a 7 miler in 29 minutes!!! So love biking.  Standing still it was blazing hot but on a bike instant air conditioning!!!  Biked all around my neighborhood running routes.  Average pace 4:09 on my mountain bike.  Great workout and it woke me up.  Left for work by 5:55pm!!  Back lovin' the rest!!!  Legs lovin' the pedaling : D  Not sure how to log these biking miles.

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