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East, Clearfield @ Bountiful

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Location:

Cedar City,UT,

Member Since:

Jun 21, 2011

Gender:

Female

Goal Type:

NCAA Champ

Running Accomplishments:

High School

800m-2:23.47 (Pine View Invitational)

1600m-5:12.39 (Pine View Invitational)

1 Mile- 5:12.97 (Arcadia Invitational-sea level)

3200m-11:08.34-altitude (Utah 4A State Championships), 11:03.68-sea level (Arcadia Invitational)

XC 3 mile- 18:42

XC 5k- 19:37

College

XC 5k- 19:00 (UNLV Invite)

XC 6k- 22:25 (UC Riverside)

SUU Road Race (4 miles)- 23:30

Local Road Races

5k- 18:40

10k-41:31

15k-1:03:55

Short-Term Running Goals:

Finish the progression run in August

Recover from injury (stress reaction in femur)

Bike/Pool/Core consistently

17:30 5k

5:05 mile

Long-Term Running Goals:

17:00 5k

5:00 Mile

Go to Nationals

Run a marathon (after college)

Personal:

I’m going into my third year at SUU. NCAA eligibility-wise I’m a redshirt sophomore. I’m double majoring in PE-Coaching and Psychology. 

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 6.00 Month: 43.66 Year: 778.61
Flats Lifetime Miles: 46.00
Spikes Lifetime Miles: 10.35
Adidas Adizero Boston 6 Lifetime Miles: 551.05
Adidas Boston 6 II Lifetime Miles: 607.21
Adidas Boston 6 III Lifetime Miles: 477.75
Adidas Boston 6 IV Lifetime Miles: 229.61
Total Distance
65.00
Black Asics Miles: 65.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00
Total Distance
12.50

AM:

3 with Megan

PM:

Today we did our normal warmup of 2 laps stretching and drills, then we did 6 hill strides up the asphalt. I felt really slow on all of these, but that could be because it was a monday and I am not a sprinter :) So I just focused on form for all those. I couldn't go as fast as I wanted. Then we did wall sits and arm swings, and then our drills/bleachers circuits. Then we did X strides across the football field, I felt slow too. I was feeling crappy. Then we did a ladder of fartlek, 1 minute, 2, 3, 4, 4, 3, 2, 1, and however many minutes of recovery between. I just listened to Bill yelling on and off. I started out with Caden, but then after the first one I felt like I could go faster so I started to work my way up to Garek. When I caught up, he went with me and it made the workout a ton easier. But then he stopped and I was alone again, so the last part was harder. But I felt good for the fartlek, so that was nice :) Then we did cool down to 9.5

Black Asics Miles: 12.50
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00
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Total Distance
10.50

Today we did our normal warmup, then a few of us went to the oval. We did 8 laps warmup, 4 laps speed changes. On the warmup I was already thinking of how terrible this workout was going to be, I was really sore and I was super hungry because I managed to leave over half of my lunch at my house this morning. I must've been losing it this morning because I thought I had forgotten my watch, turns out I did put it in my bag, but thought I brought everything else, and left part of my lunch at home :( Anyway, I did not have a positive mind to begin with. Plus I didn't really have anyone to pace me, Bill was calling times and the only other people doing the speed were Tomy and John, who are both a ton faster than me.

We did a lap and then went to the line, our workout was a mile, 1200, 800, 400, and 4x200s. We were supposed to do the mile at 2 mile pace, then on each of the next ones each lap was supposed to be a second faster. In my mile I started out on pace, then the next lap was a few seconds slower, and then I felt like I was only running it, and probably ended up just quiting on myself. I'm completely ashamed of my times. The mile was 5:54. The 1200 wasn't much better, I can't remember my time. Then on the 800 I felt worse, I almost lost it when I heard my time. 3:03. I was so close to not even finishing the workout at that point. Then Bill yelled at me as I was heading over to the drinking fountain and I knew it would be better if I just finished. My times finally were close to the pace. On the 400 I hit 75, then the 200s went 36, 35, 36, 37. Even though I hit somewhat close to my times on the 2nd half, I am very very mad about my workout. But now I have learned my lesson, I won't leave my lunch at home and I will try to be more positive.

Black Asics Miles: 10.50
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00
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Race: East, Clearfield @ Bountiful (1 Miles) 00:05:38, Place overall: 3
Total Distance
11.00

AM:

I went for a 2 mile shakeout

PM:

Today was a Tri-meet at Bountiful. I thought I was going to be running a 400, 800 and 2 relays because that's what I was signed up for, but then right before Bill told me I was doing the 1600...because I didn't hit my times in the speed. :( So I dropped the 400. I did 2.5 miles warmup.

I got a terrible start people were elbowing me and I was stuck behind everyone. I was able to pass a lot of people as the race went on, but I wish my start would have been better. It was so cold and after the 2nd lap my muscles just felt frozen and numb and it was terrible. I think I should've worked a bit harder in the 3rd lap too. I was able to kick a little, which is much better than the beginning of the season :) I got third with 5:38. Not the time I was hoping for, but I didn't prepare at all for this race, other than bringing food (which eventually disappeared). And we had speed yesterday, and it was freezing. But I still wish I had gotten a better time.

Then I cooled down for 2 miles, warmed up for 1.

The 800 was pretty good. I haven't done it much, I've been focusing more on the 3200. I like the 3200 :)

I once again got a terrible start, I need to work on that. I was trapped behind everyone, then I saw how far ahead the leader was. I worked my way up there. My first lap was probably really slow. On the 2nd lap it was now pretty spread out, I focused on getting a good kick in. I started to pick it up and passed Abigail, then focused on Ellie, and in the last 100 meters I was able to outkick her. I got 2nd and it was a new PR! 2:33

The medley was the next event, literally right after the 800. I was doing the 800 in that too. I did a ton of strides, counting it as .5. When I got the baton we were in 2nd, the 1st place team right in front. When I started I immediately passed the girl and then continued and tried to kick again, when I stopped my watch I was at 2:37, but that's with the handoff and at least a second of trying to stop my watch with a baton in my hand, so it was faster than that, I'd guess 2:34-2:35. Our team took first! :)

Then I ran with Sarah for a cool down and found Chris in the school. He joined us. We did .75.

Then I was being incredibly stupid and thought it would be fun to run down the center of 2 hanging nets, bad idea. I slipped and fell, my arm hit the floor pretty hard and it hurt. I was hoping I would be able to just shake it off and be fine, but I soon realized it was much worse. It hurt so bad I wasn't so sure about the 4x400. But I still did it. It probably wasn't as fast as I could've done it without a hurt arm. My mom thinks I sprained it or tore a ligament, which would make sense. It hurts to lift anything, including a super light backpack, put any weight on it, or push anything. :( Our team took 2nd I think.

I did a mile cool down with Sarah to get to 9.

Black Asics Miles: 11.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00
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Total Distance
10.00

Today we did our normal warmup of 2 laps, stretching and drills. Then we ran to Liberty. We went the long way to the fountain, then to the start from there. We did 4 strides and started.

We did a 4 mile tempo. The pace was your 800 PR doubled, add 12 seconds (your mile split should be this) then multiplied by 4, that would be your time for the whole tempo. Which meant my pace was 6:18, finish with 25:12. My first mile was 6:04, then 12:30. My third split I didn't know. I stuck with Guillermo, when I felt him slowing down I encouraged him to keep up the pace and I think it made it easier for both of us. When he stopped at the 3 mile it got harder. But I started to pick it up, I felt like I was going to be slow. We should've worked a little harder on the 2nd mile and first part of 3rd. When I had about .5 left Bill joined me (he was telling times to the 2 mile tempo people). He told me my time, 25:50 exact. So I was slow. I felt good today, I feel like it was a good workout. I think this was the workout in a long time that I've felt alright :)

We went back up to the track the long way to get to 10.

Black Asics Miles: 10.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00
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Total Distance
10.50

AM:

I went for 4, it was faster today.

PM:

Today was Crazy Track Day! It was fun :) When I got home I wasted more time and finally went for my run, but I had to run several million times around my circle because it was dark outside and that was the deal I made with my parents. Yay. I did 3.75 miles before it got dark and then ran around my circle until I got to 6.5, then I couldn't stand it anymore and called it a day.

Black Asics Miles: 10.50
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00
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Total Distance
10.50

I need to manage my time better. I should've done 5 in the morning, but I enjoyed sleeping in until 11.  I was originally gonna go for 15.5, but I didn't feel very good, around the 8 mile mark I just wanted to stop and be done, so I went to 10.5. It was getting dark and I really didn't want to do more laps around my circle. Today just wasn't a good day.

Black Asics Miles: 10.50
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00
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Total Distance
65.00
Black Asics Miles: 65.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00
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