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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 33 marathons: 15 St. George (1995, 2006-2019). 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:

2020 Marathon Madness

April  Salt Lake City Marathon April 18

May  Ogden Marathon  May 16

June Utah Valley Marathon  June 6 

July  Deseret News Marathon  July 24 

August  Top of Utah Aug 22 

September  Big Cottonwood  Sept 12 

October Saint George Marathon Oct 3  

November New York City Marathon  Nov 1


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 21,  Brooke 19, and Amber 16 and one dog-Cocoa (15). Troy works and cook lots of yummy dinners and desserts.  Courtney is back as of Aug 2019 from 18 months in England.  Now working as a CNA and going to BYU. Brooke graduated from PGHS IN MAY 2019. Attending UVU in Fall. Called to serve in the Michigan Landing LDS church mission. Leaves Jan22, 2020. Amber plays for Olympic Montreux Premier 1 soccer team.  And is a junior this Fall 2019. I  work full time (27 years in June 2019) as a registered nurse. Currently working in the special care nursery  at American Fork Hospital.  Our family loves to camp and go to Disneyland.  

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 40.76 Year: 1261.24
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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Night Sleep Time: 28.75Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 28.75Weight: 128.00
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All miles since pcm have been run in nike lunar flyknit red. Today i was achy at he start and breathing harder than i would like. Got a little btr and managed a couple miles at 7:30 but had to go potty badly. Made it home not in time and had to do a change of clothes/clean up. Tmi sorry but i didnt even know i went. Went out for 2.65 more and had to quickly shower and take off at 7:40 for bountiful. Brookes game. Third tournament game. They won the first one 3-1. Second one 5-1. Today if we win we play the championship game at two. The game is at 9:10am against avalanche. Payson onion days today. Kim jane and chandi are there i m glad i had an excuse. Not speedy at all.

PM 3 miled in heat simulation run. Ooo hot baby! Ap 8:23 won first tourney gamebut lost funals game . I

Night Sleep Time: 7.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.50Weight: 128.00
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3 mile trial. 19:35. After warming up at 8:41 to 8:57 pace at 1% incline for 3 miles got off and looked and tried out other tms but came back to this one as it didnt shake but it was closer to window and sun coming through to add to the already too hot gym...due to weekend closure for holiday. I then got back on for 0.1 mil and ran 6:40, 6:35 at 0.5% then down to flat for last mile at 6:25.ish.....picked it uo from 6:31 pace the last 0.1 miles to 6:15. Tm hit 3.1 miles at 20:35. Ran 0.1 miles and hit a minute before i upped it to 6:40. Tm measuring pace faster. I will take it any way i can get it. Sg marathon called. Let me know that i get elite water bottle stations to put my water or special drinks. Also they want me to email some of my history in running the last two years. A resume is how she put it. Gotta do that. I sound important but i am not.

Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00Weight: 0.00
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5.12 in am before work. 5 mile route. Ap surprsing effort less but faster. Thanks to speedwork. 7:53. Last .12 @7:04 which is all i saw the whole run. No watch light and it wss dark.

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00Weight: 0.00
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Ran before work.  Woke up before alarm at 420am.  Got out the door at 440am.  Ran 7.1 miles.  Saw three runners in the dark and joined the girl out in front and ran with her for about four miles.  She and her brother and father were running 4 miles.  She was done before me so I ran home from her finishing point getting 7.1 at 8:20 pace.  She used to run for UVU and is 26.  Lives less than a mile a way.  Fun.  Then I went inside and plugged garmin in to charge walked upstairs and Troy told me worked called and put me oncall.  ARGH!!!! up early for nothin.  Well not exactly because I met a fun runner and then decided to go out and make it 8 miles but instead ran til 10.1 (so three more) but REAL easy as after the brief five to six minute break my joints all ached in my foot and pelvis-- symphisis pubis bone burning.  So I just jogged it.  8:55 pace.  Total 10.1.   Really itchy from the humidity and the hives I still have from swimmer's itch exactly a week ago.  Rash still apparent and have been taking a benadryl 25 mg to a half other times.  Lovely.  I scratched at about six of them on my arms-- the blisters hurt to pop (they weren't itchy) but I was sick of them still being there five days later!!  Now they are scabs a day and a half later.  Oh and I picked at four on my tummy.  The others are barely visible and really didn't have a blister on them to pick.  I was just anxious at the time I picked at them.  Should have found something else to do!!  Activity days last night after work but went right to bed about 945pm. 

Night Sleep Time: 6.25Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.25Weight: 0.00
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10 miles up 8:15 ap i think. Started at moith of canyon and ran toward theatres to meet carina and tawny. 9 pace first mile. Nice headwind up. Began to feel worse after mile 7. Barely made it up to 10 and when got to top i could not go t fast. And slow burt too. My symphsis pubis and ankle joint hurt and i felt like i had no adrenaline. Got real depressed so walked a bit then started to run again til 12 and stopped and walked for 1.5 miles. 23 minutes for 13 th mile then tried running but couldnt until 13.5 miles. Ran slow til 15 miles then ran 7:15, 6:56 and 6:58.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Night Sleep Time: 28.75Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 28.75Weight: 128.00
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