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September 16, 2019

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Member Since:

Jun 21, 2011



Goal Type:


Running Accomplishments:

800m- 2:23

1 Mile- 5:12


XC 3 mile-17:55

XC 5k- 19:00

XC 6k- 22:25

Local 5k- 18:42

Local 10k- 41:31

Local 15k- 1:03:55

60% (5 miles)- 32:32 (6:30 average)

80% (3 miles)- 18:52 (6:17 average)

16x400s- 82.0 average

20x400s- 82.6 average

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

Short-Term Running Goals:

Relax and enjoy running

Get up to 45-50 miles/week

9+ mile run

Run a sub-19:30 5k again

Officially race a half marathon

Long-Term Running Goals:

18:45 or under 5k

14+ mile run

Run a marathon


I ran Cross Country and Track at Southern Utah University for almost 3 years then transferred to Brigham Young University—Idaho where I am currently enrolled. I also served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Independence, Missouri.

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Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 38.00 Year: 851.63
Adidas Distancestar Spikes Lifetime Miles: 3.00
Adidas Boston 7 Lifetime Miles: 334.45
Total Distance

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
From Burt on Sat, May 18, 2019 at 12:46:56 from

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

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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