Slow & Steady Wins the Race :-)

July 21, 2018

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Location:

Federal Way,WA,USA

Member Since:

Jan 08, 2008

Gender:

Female

Goal Type:

Marathon Finish

Running Accomplishments:

7 5Ks : PR 23:21 (2011)

5 10Ks: PR 47:17 (2011)

9 Half Marathons: PR 1:44:19 (2010)

2 Marathons: PR 3:55:08 (2010)

Short-Term Running Goals:

STAY HEALTHY, CROSS TRAIN, STRENGTH TRAIN!  Operation no more ITB pain, ankle tendonitis, or stress fractures. 

2012 Racing Calendar:

March - Lincoln City Half Marathon 

May - Portland Rock n Roll Half Marathon

June - Seattle Rock n Roll Marathon

Long-Term Running Goals:

Run a 5k in less than 23 minutes 

Run a 10k in less than 47 minutes

Run a half marathon in less than 1:44

FINISH another marathon (without wanting to die this time); beat 3:55:08, and someday BQ!

Personal:

Happily married for 5 years with an adorable chocolate lab, Cooper.

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 0.00
Nike Free's 3.0 Lifetime Miles: 186.08
2012 Swimming Lifetime Miles: 6.25
2011 Cooper Lifetime Miles: 91.27
Bikila Vibram FF Lifetime Miles: 373.87
Merrell Pace Glove Lifetime Miles: 316.70
Saucony Mirage Lifetime Miles: 325.76
2012 Cycling Lifetime Miles: 39.00
2012 Crosstraining Lifetime Miles: 11.20
Total Distance
0.00

AM - 45 easy minutes on the bike trainer while watching bad tv (remember my plot to only watch bad tv while working out!)

PM - 1 mile swimming, 18 laps (half mile!) without stopping, I wanted to die.  Then 2 laps kicking / 4 laps nonstop until I reached 36 laps (1 mile).  After I did all the leg and ab machines plus lunges until exhaustion, which didn't take long.  I got a new swimsuit thanks to a random clearance impulse buy at REI.  Everyone at the pool thanks me, since the other one was a whopping 12 years old (yes, it was my "good suit" while I was on the swim team in high school). 

2012 Swimming Miles: 1.002012 Cycling Miles: 9.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
Comments
From april27 on Wed, Jan 11, 2012 at 21:50:40 from 99.188.251.180

Omg! Glad you got a new suit. I am impressed that your old one held up all these years!

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