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Location:

Sandy,UT,USA

Member Since:

Jan 01, 2008

Gender:

Female

Goal Type:

Boston Qualifier

Running Accomplishments:

PR's: 50 Mile 13:07 (Pony Express 2010), 50K 8:35 (Buffalo Run 2008), 25K 4:02 (Buffalo Run 2006), Marathon 5:09:12 (St George 2008), Half Marathon 2:28 (Provo 2008), 10K 1:17, 5K 27:54

 

Short-Term Running Goals:

After 1/9/2010 - I am taking a year off from marathon length distances and focusing on building up my base speed on half marathons and shorter distances.

2010 Speed Goals:

  • Build up my base speed on training runs to 10 MM miles or better
  • Half Marathon - break 2:05 (9.5 MM avg)
  • 10K Goal 1 - break 1:00 (9.67 MM avg)
  • 10K Goal 2 - break 55 minutes (8.87 MM avg)
  • 5K Goal 1 - break 26.35 minutes
  • 5K Goal 2 - break 25 minutes

Long-Term Running Goals:

Long Term Goals:

  • Complete a 100 Mile race
  • Complete a 100 K race
  • Break 12 hours in a 50 mile race
  • Run all portions of the Wasatch 100 course
  • Break 5 hours in a marathon
  • Break 4.5 hours in a marathon
  • Qualify for and run Boston

Personal:

I need to figure out something inspiring or funny to write here. For now - I'll let the suspense build.

For further unexciting information on my life, check out my blog: Adventures in Running

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Montrail Streak Lifetime Miles: 195.69
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Mizuno Wave Ascend 3 (2009) Lifetime Miles: 228.50
Brooks Advantage (Blue) Lifetime Miles: 271.42
Crocs Black Lifetime Miles: 80.85
Vibram FiveFingers - Black Lifetime Miles: 65.50
Hoka Mafate Lifetime Miles: 36.95
Hoka Stinson Evo 2012 Lifetime Miles: 53.50
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83.300.000.000.0083.30
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Race: New Years Revolution Run (8.5 Miles) 02:00:00
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8.500.000.000.008.50

New Years Revolution Run at the Oval.  I was allowed to walk for 2 hours - threw some running intervals in.  Here is my race report: http://adventures-in-running-with-maurine.blogspot.com/2013/01/round-and-round-and-round-she-goes.html

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4.000.000.000.004.00

I'm a wuss - hit the elliptical.

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Achilles tendon is flaring up in the foot I had surgery on, so I am supposed to ride the recumbant elliptical.  Giving myself 4 miles for an hour.  Lower body weight training started again today.

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60 minutes on the recumbant. 

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1 slow mile with the dog.

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I couldn't help it. 1 mile easy running on the treadmill at 4 mph.  Then 45 minutes on the recumbant followed by lots of ice and massage.  I'm not feeling any worse then next day, so might try the 1 mile 3x per week.

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Walked 4 or so miles to the library and then a church meeting. Did not try to put too much stress on the Achilles.  

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5.000.000.000.005.00

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3.000.000.000.003.00

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4.000.000.000.004.00

Treadmill - 1 mile walking fast, 1 mile running slow, 1 mile walking fast, 1 mile running slow

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2.000.000.000.002.00

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4.400.000.000.004.40

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4.500.000.000.004.50

4.5 miles on the treadmill running all but .5. Progress. 

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4.650.000.000.004.65

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Race: Kahtoola Bigfoot Snowshoe Festival 5K (3.1 Miles) 52:35:00, Place overall: 9, Place in age division: 3
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.500.000.000.006.50

Got the okay from my doctor to do showshoeing this week (of course - he also said it would be fine because people "don't snowshoes non-stop without breaks").  Signed up for the 5K at the Kahtoola Bigfoot Showshoe Festival. Figured the 10K would be too much.  And I wanted to get above the muck.

Really foggy when I headed out. And the course was icy - so not groomed and you had to try to stay in the ruts or break the crust off the main trail.

There were 25 total participants in the 5K.  I took 9th overall, 6th in women and 3rd in my age group. It was fun learning how to snowshoe.  Biggest complaint - when the 9:00 races went off there were a bunch of people who were up near the front that had no intention of running a step and were walking side by side with friends.  Get a clue folks! Start at the back.

For most of the race I alternated running 100 steps with walking 100 steps. 

I had fun and did another lap of the 5K when I was done.

Next year - I plan on trying the 10K.

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Foot was hurting earlier in this week so I took a couple of days off.

Walk .5 mile at 4 mph, Run .5 mile at 5 mph. Rinse and repeat. 

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2.5 miles running. Foot was sore so then did 45 miles on the recumbent bicycle at hard effort.

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4.750.000.000.004.75

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