SUU Cross Country/Track

June 24, 2019

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Location:

Cedar City,UT,

Member Since:

Jun 21, 2011

Gender:

Female

Goal Type:

NCAA Champ

Running Accomplishments:

East High (2015 grad):

3200m-11:03

1 Mile- 5:12

1600m- 5:10 (official split from above Mile)

800m-2:23

XC 3 mile-18:42

XC 5k- 19:37

Local 5k- 18:40

Local 10k- 41:31

Local 15k- 1:03:55

6th place in 3200m at State 2015 (UT) in 4A with an 11:08; 9th in 1600m with 5:13, and 13th in 800m with 2:26.

Southern Utah University (2015-present):

XC 5k- 19:00

XC 6k- 22:25 (17:55 3 mile)

1 Mile- 5:39

SUU workouts:

60% (5 miles)- 32:32 (6:30 average- 18:44 3 mile split)

80% (3 miles)- 18:52 (6:17 average)

5x500s- 96 (76 400 split) average 

16x400s- 82.0 average

20x400s- 82.6 average

Progression run- 2 progressions, 3 laps

Road Race- 23:30 (3.9 miles/6:02 average)

6 minute test- 1688 meters (first/only attempt)

Short-Term Running Goals:

Improve off of my high school times

17:45 5k

5:10 mile

Long-Term Running Goals:

17:00 5k

5:00 Mile

Go to Nationals

Run a marathon (after college)

Personal:

I run collegiately for Southern Utah University and I’m majoring in Exercise Science. I also served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Independence, Missouri. 

Number of seasons I’m still eligible for in NCAA collegiate running:

Cross Country- 2

Indoor Track- either 1 or 2 (hoping to get a medical redshirt approved by the NCAA)

Outdoor Track- 3

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 79.90 Year: 638.38
Adidas Distancestar Spikes Lifetime Miles: 3.00
Adidas Boston 7 Lifetime Miles: 122.40
Total Distance
5.25

My knee has been feeling a little stiff and slightly painful at times for the past couple of days, so I thought maybe it’s time for new shoes. And the difference is astounding! I love new shoes. Also so crazy to see how worn my others are compared to this new pair. The bottoms are like almost completely smooth from wear. The new ones feel amazing! But felt weird to put on because the insides haven’t molded to the shape of my foot yet like my old ones haha

 
Anyways, today I did Wasatch loop. My first mile was pretty slow at 8:30, because of the uphill. Then I picked it up gradually as the run went on. The 4th mile was quick at 7:01 because of the downhill. But for the other miles I stayed around 7:50 pace. Ended up averaging 7:50 lol
 
I felt like it was a good workout for me actually. I know it wasn’t quite 50% pace but my legs were really tired by the end and I worked the hills past the first mile. It felt good to get myself working and not be so fatigued as I was a bit ago. 
 
Also, ever since I stepped up my dose of Lamictal to the full dose, I’ve started having hand tremors anytime I try to hold something, even something small like my watch. Apparently it’s one of the side effects and should go away in a month or so. I really hope so. But on the upside my memory is doing so much better now. I’m not forgetting everything every 15 minutes anymore, I’ve been able to remember specific things for a few days now. I think I’m back to my normal functioning self!

Adidas Boston 7 Miles: 5.25
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00
Comments
From Burt on Sat, May 18, 2019 at 12:46:56 from 70.162.173.118

If you love your shoes so much, why don't you marry them? :)

Nice job on the miles. I wish I could run that fast again.

From Sarah! on Sat, May 18, 2019 at 13:13:22 from 73.63.54.46

Hahaha maybe I should!! I know theyíll always be with me ;) haha

And thanks! Itís gonna be a slow build up back to the higher mileage Iíll need as a base for Cross, but Iím glad to be progressing slowly but surely :)

And also, I think itís really impressive that youíve stuck with running throughout your life. A lot of people quit, but here you are! Still getting some miles in and enjoying the benefits of exercise :) and sometimes itís the smaller achievements that are the most rewarding, especially when itís been a long time since youíve been able to accomplish it :) the hard work is always going to pay off! And nicely done on the longer run for you as well!

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