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Location:

Salt Lake 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-5:10 1600m split)

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 2015)

XC 6k- 22:25 (UC Riverside 2015 - 17:55 3 mile split)

1 mile- 5:39 (Weber State Indoor 2019)

Local Road Races

5k- 18:40

10k-41:31

15k-1:03:55

Other fun ones

13.1 miles (during a run, I hope to race a half eventually): 1:38:00 - 7:29/mile

Longest run: 18.5 miles

Most miles in one day: 22

Highest mileage week: 80

Longest bike ride: 32.5 miles

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 2015 (3.9 miles): 23:30 (6:02 average)

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

Short-Term Running Goals:

Core every day

Take pulse every morning/record hours of sleep

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 under head coach Eric Houle and assistant coach Paul Limpf. I’m majoring in Exercise Science. I also served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Independence, Missouri.

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 5.18 Month: 74.68 Year: 455.19
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: 410.47
Adidas Boston 6 V Lifetime Miles: 474.41
Adidas Boston 6 VI Lifetime Miles: 371.34
Adidas Distancestar Spikes Lifetime Miles: 3.00
Adidas Boston 6 VII Lifetime Miles: 295.09
Total Distance
5.18
Adidas Boston 6 VII Miles: 5.18
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00
Total Distance
4.18

My mom said that she and my dad were okay with me running alone as long as I texted her every 10 minutes or so and stayed on busy roads so that if I collapsed someone would see me. Because technically tomorrow would be the day I’m clear to be alone anyways, though it’s an ECT day so nope! Not really. Anyways, I was pretty stoked about that because I’ve gotten really bored of just running laps. I did VA loop intending to do an out and back to get 6 miles in, but then I started feeling really weird about 2.5 miles in. I was a bit head warpy/dizzy and couldn’t focus my eyes, just felt strange. So I texted my mom and finished the loop- the shortest way home. Then just lay down for a while in hopes that the weird feeling would pass. I wonder if I had a partial seizure, but I don’t really know. I never lost consciousness and it was only my left side, once I was home my hand started shaking/spazzing out if I tried to lift it, but eventually it stopped. My right hand was fine, it was weird. Same with my legs. Only my left leg twitched/jerked uncontrollably. 

Anyways, my run felt really good until that all started. I kept it slow and didn’t pay attention to pace, just ran comfortably at a pace that didn’t feel hard. A pace I could easily keep up for 6 miles. Ended up averaging 8:14, I was surprised because I was expecting to feel more out of shape. I like going slower. 

Adidas Boston 6 VII Miles: 4.18
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00
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ECT day, I keep full body twitching randomly so that’s weird. And as usual I’m really tired and can’t stay on my feet. But no headache so that’s a plus. I’m feeling like a 7. 

Cedar City police gave me a ticket because apparently your car can’t stay parked on the street for more than 3 days and mine’s been there for over a month, and they are threatening to tow it. So I’m going to have to mail my car key to my house and my roommate will move it into the driveway. Yikes. 

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Total Distance
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Today I got a blood draw to check how my kidneys are doing. Then today was kind of an off day for me. It seemed to fly by, and I guess I got distracted playing with Millie and Tessa (my 7 year old twin sisters) because all of a sudden they were going to bed and I realized I hadn’t run yet. But I wasn’t really feeling up for laps at Bonneville anyways. My motivation was low and I considered not working out at all today, then I thought nah I’ve gotta do something. So I decided on a treadmill run, then realized the treadmill would be loud and the twins were going to sleep. I asked my mom if it would be too loud and she said I could do a mile but then I’d have to call it quits because it is quite loud. So I did a mile. Then I was like, only a mile? That was nothing... should I call it quits? No! Go do a core workout! So I went outside because it was cooler and did core for 24 minutes, then my sister Hattie got home and I waved at her to come workout with me. I got her to come out for an additional 10 minute core workout. I’m happy to do what I can in my current situation, there’s always something you can do. I also mowed the lawn and that was a good arm workout lol

My mood’s an 8 or 9. Also, I must really like Hattie’s shirt because she just said I’ve told her that I like her shirt 4 times today... hahaha whoops! My memory...

Adidas Boston 6 VII Miles: 1.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00
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Today, I decided, was my cheat day. I just really was not in the mood for a treadmill run and wasn’t given the option of running at a track unless I wanted to ditch on some plans I had with my best friend, which I really didn’t want to do because her husband is in Minneapolis right now for work and she was counting on me. So I got to swoop in and have a girls night with her hahaha. But now I’m overly stuffed with food and sugar. Cheat day. That’s what I tell myself hahaha. Then I remember that I used to eat like this every day while I was serving a mission... those were the days. CHEAT DAY. That’s gotta count for something! I’m sore from yesterday’s core. And oh yeah- we saw Avengers Endgame and it was awesome.

Also, if I’m being honest I’m slightly terrified to go back to Cedar City. I still have another month here in Salt Lake at least, but idk the thought of going back and living on my own again kinda frightens me. Or maybe it’s going back to what I had before. This time will be different because I’m moving into a place with more sunlight and windows. I didn’t even have a window to the outside in my room this year, and it was in the basement. So hopefully things are better this time around.

Mood’s an 8 or 9

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Adidas Boston 6 VII Miles: 5.18
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