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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:

17:30 5k

5:05 mile

Lose 10 lbs healthily

Long-Term Running Goals:

Sub 17:00 5k

Sub 5:00 Mile

Go to Nationals

Run a marathon (after college)

Personal:

Sophomore at SUU, majoring in PE-Coaching and minoring in Psychology and Family Life/Human Development.

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Miles:This week: 23.75 Month: 71.75 Year: 1573.49
Flats Lifetime Miles: 34.00
Spikes Lifetime Miles: 4.10
Adidas Adizero Boston 6 Lifetime Miles: 551.05
Adidas Boston 6 II Lifetime Miles: 462.96
Total Distance
13.10
Adidas Boston 6 II Miles: 13.10
Night Sleep Time: 27.50Nap Time: 1.00Total Sleep Time: 28.50Calories: 0.00
Total Distance
3.00

Practice has been pushed back to 7 because of the later sunrise, sweet! An extra half hour to sleep :) Today it was just the non-traveling team at practice. After warmups and form mile we did a mile warmup then started the workout, 400s. Full workout was 10, but because of my hip coach would only let me do half. I was worried the whole warmup because it was hurting more than it did Saturday, but I really wanted to do 400s. I love 400s. So, I didn't want to tell coach, but at the same time I didn't want to stupidly run through it and injure myself further. As it turns out Coach found out anyways, haha I told him I'd push through it. That's when he said I was only doing half. Mmkay probably a good idea. So hard to tell when to push through and when not to. It was hurting more on the cool down, sooo we'll see how it feels tomorrow. Hopefully I can race this weekend. 

Anyways, we were shooting for 82s. I hit 84, 78, 79, 81, 88. The last one I mentally gave up, simple as that. It's been a while since I've done speed on the track. I've got a lot to work on, pacing included.

.75 cool down. Was originally going to do more but hip was hurting, and the increase in pain from when I first started scared me a bit.  

Weights: 4x10 SL RDLs, 4x10 SL squats (w/ med ball down to bench), 4x10 Step outs to one side (with good leg), 3x10 elevated push-ups, 3x10 red band pulls (new red bands replaced old green ones), 3x10 walks with KBs. 

Adidas Boston 6 II Miles: 3.00
Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
5.00

Hip was hurting pretty bad today. But it's most likely from the speed yesterday, so just running a regular 50% shouldn't do too much damage. It was borderline between being too painful to run on and being able to push through it. When Patrick asked I told him I could do 5 miles at the 50%, but if it was too much I'd turn early and slow down. To be honest I was a bit worried the pace would still be too fast for it (I was going slow on the warmups and form mile and it was ehh) but after a half mile the pain eased. Starting and stopping is the worst, but after like 15 seconds of starting the pain numbs again. Also, was certain we were running slower than 50% going up canyon (my watch was under my sweatshirt and it was cold so I didn't look at it much) but Paul wasn't saying anything, so I thought he was just being nice and letting us go slow on the uphills. But nope! Turns out it was 50% the whole time, the mile I thought was too slow was actually 7:35. So I'm happy that 50% are at least getting pretty easy. 7:26 average, 5 miles wasn't bad at all.

Adidas Boston 6 II Miles: 5.00
Night Sleep Time: 6.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.50Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
5.00

Hip felt slightly better than yesterday but still is painful. During the run it feels okay, pain isn't that intense except for steeper hills. I'm still nervous to do faster paces, especially since the 400s on Monday really destroyed my hip. Pain yesterday was probably the same as if not more than it was when I first talked to Patrick. It's not locking up anymore, which is awesome, but the muscle itself is way more painful and I can actually point out the pain without having to move. Sooo, improvement? I'm not so sure. But if I can run through it I will. Maybe I'll just do 50% since I can handle those and then do workouts in the pool? I'll talk to Coach about it. 

Another 50 today, relief. I thought it was going to be pickups or something, not sure my hip could've handled that. We did Main Street, which is more uphill, but we went at the slower end of the pace up the hill so it was fine. Downhill is okay so I cruised just fine at 7:00-7:10 pace on the way back. 7:29 average. 

Weights: altered workout for me, 3x10 SL squats, 3x10 SL DB RDLs, 1x10 Clams (hurt so I stopped after 1 set). 3x10 green band (now green is thick, replaced purple bands) pull downs, 3x10 DB Row/Press ups, 3x10 half bent DB Rows.

Adidas Boston 6 II Miles: 5.00
Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
0.00

Went to practice, Paul and Patrick said it would be best to take two days off before the race this Saturday (hopefully I can run it! Will probably be the only one I can run as a redshirt), hopefully resting it will make the pain decrease. I'll probably start up ibuprofen to get inflammation out starting tonight and continue through Saturday.

Went to the pool this evening. I'll probably start going every day until I can get up to 6 miles again. 10 minutes warmup. Paul switched the workout up a bit halfway through, was kind of nice just to get it over with. It was a ladder at 80% pace effort, 2 minutes on, 1 off, 4 on, 2 off, 6 on, 3 off, 8 on, 3 off, 6 on, 2 off, 4 on, 1 off, 2 minutes all out (mimicking last 800 in race). Was tough, worked hard. But that's the pool for ya. 5 minute cool down I think. Was real nice not to have any pain as I "run," maybe an indication that the pool will become my best friend in the next week or so. 

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 1.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
0.00

No running to rest up for tomorrow, hopefully I can race

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
0.10

Got to the course, chased after Paul for 50 meters (who was riding in the golf cart) and that was apparently too much. Hurt too bad, I knew racing would not be a good idea. So instead I walked around with Danielle at the meet for 2.5 miles.

Adidas Boston 6 II Miles: 0.10
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
13.10
Adidas Boston 6 II Miles: 13.10
Night Sleep Time: 27.50Nap Time: 1.00Total Sleep Time: 28.50Calories: 0.00
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