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Intramural Nature Park 5k

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Location:

Rexburg,ID,

Member Since:

Jun 21, 2011

Gender:

Female

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

800m- 2:23

1 Mile- 5:12

3200m-11:03

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

Unofficial Half (first and only)- 1:45:46

60% (5 miles)- 32:32 (6:30 average)

80% (3 miles)- 18:52 (6:17 average)

16x400s- 82.0 average

20x400s- 82.6 average

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

Short-Term Running Goals:

Get up to 45-50 miles/week

Run a sub-19:30 5k again

Officially run a half marathon

Train for and race a half marathon

Long-Term Running Goals:

18:45 or under 5k

14+ mile run

Run a marathon

Personal:

Current student at BYU-Idaho and former runner for Southern Utah University. Served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Independence, Missouri.

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 11.00 Month: 69.33 Year: 1088.85
Adidas Distancestar Spikes Lifetime Miles: 3.00
Adidas Boston 7 Lifetime Miles: 430.33
Nike Pegasus 34 Lifetime Miles: 133.58
Race: Intramural Nature Park 5k (3.107 Miles) 00:22:01, Place overall: 4
Total Distance
4.50

Had a solid warmup this race so that was nice. About 8 minutes of it lol maybe woulda liked a bit more but that's how things go sometimes haha. Anyways, I was excited for this one because I liked the course. Anyways, first mile was 6:28. I led the race until about 2 miles in. I didn't fight like I should've. I actually thought about just dropping out because I didn't really care. Thought psht I can be as slow as I want it doesn't matter. My stomach was killing me and with about .75 left I stopped for a minute. Can't remember the last time I did that in a race, I've just lost my competitive edge I guess. Anyways, some of the other girls were really really nice and helped motivate me to get going again. At the end I kicked and finished at the same time as another girl, so I was tied for 3rd or 4th. Without my wee little break my time was 21:23 but that doesn't count haha total time was 22:01. Idk what's up with me as of late, but I guess I just like running more for fun now. Plus the training we've done isn't really enough to bring great results, if I were to get really into it and want to improve I'd have to increase mileage and do more speed and tempo workouts. Right now I don't think I'm in that kind of a mood, but perhaps this winter or spring I'll start focusing more on training. 
As for this race, it was fun and a good experience so I was happy with it. Also happy to see that I can still easily break 6:30 in a mile during a tempo/longer race. It felt relaxed and easy-ish. So I haven't lost all my fitness lol

Nike Pegasus 34 Miles: 4.50
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00
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