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St George Marathon #12

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Pleasant Grove,UT,USA

Member Since:

Aug 04, 2008



Goal Type:


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: 94.87 Year: 1141.83
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
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
Kinvara 6 Turquoise Miles: 26.36
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 143.00
Race: St George Marathon #12 (26.36 Miles) 03:55:13
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance

Honestly was not going to run the marathon. I was at work on Friday when Jane texted wondering how she could convince me to come to saint george.  Well  I work to 630  I told her.  But then  I thought why not just drive down after my shift and get there on my injured but not hurting at the moment left hamstring.  So  I did as other options not good I just drove myself straight there. Left at 7:18 from gas station by my house and never stopped til  I got to Green Valley.  Slept in a bed that comes out from the wall. Comfy.  And all made up by Jane and Kim and Chandi.  They were asleep when  I got there at 11pm.  Got in bed at 1140 after eating some left over costco pizza in the fridge.  Then woke at 419 am.  Slept the entire time til then.  Left our building at 450am.  And waited a while for the buses.  The line was long.  We got to the start at 6:40am!!! Supposed to start at 6:45am. I started the race at 6:56.  Hit half way at 1:48 feeling pretty good but I forgot my gu in all my rushing around.  So I stopped at every aide station for water and gatorade.  After mile 15 my calves hurt so bad and the bottoms of my feet.  So I had to walk and jog the rest of the way.  They just would not quit hurting even after asking  random stranger to rub them out.  I did get the icy hot put on them and eventually in the last three miles I stuffed ice cubes in my calf sleeves so  I could actually move a little better and stop constantly needing to walk.  Came in at an astounding 3:55:13.  That is the worst positive split I can even think up for myself especially at saint george!!  2:07 second half.  I guess not bad for walking a lot of it.  

Kinvara 6 Turquoise Miles: 26.36
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 143.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
Kinvara 6 Turquoise Miles: 26.36
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 143.00
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