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Member Since:

Jul 25, 2005



Goal Type:

Marathon Finish

Short-Term Running Goals:

  • 5/20 - beat the bridge 8k
  • 5/26 - magnuson series memorial day 5k
  • 6/16 - magnuson series seattle solstice 5k 
  • SUMMER - CNW all comers T&F series 
  • 7/4 - magnuson series summer spirit run 5k
  • 8/18 - magnuson series summer fitness day 10k
  • 9/30 - bellingham bay half marathon 
  • 10/13 - escalante canyons marathon
  • 11/25 - seattle half marathon 

Long-Term Running Goals:

qualify for the 2020 olympic marathon trials in ATL (sub-2:45

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 74.00 Year: 609.50
TypeA8 Test Lifetime Miles: 170.00
Kinvara Test Lifetime Miles: 292.00
K9 Test Purpleberry Lifetime Miles: 287.00
Haunted Phoenix Lifetime Miles: 269.00
K9 Test Arctic Blueberry Lifetime Miles: 250.70
K9 Test Pinkerton Lifetime Miles: 244.00
Freedom Cut Me Loose Lifetime Miles: 252.00
Bubonic Plague Lifetime Miles: 365.00
Orange Splats Lifetime Miles: 219.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

AM: 8 miles easy. sunnyside up. very wet and windy, but not nearly as cold as i thought it would be. i was repelling water like a duck and cooking like a roast in the oven. too many layers. not enough breathability. definitely overdressed.

PM: went out at 7 pm for 4 more miles. everything was wet and slushy, but nothing was falling from the sky. it's so dark. dang it.

Brooks Launch Purple Pineapple Miles: 12.00
Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 1.50Total Sleep Time: 7.50Weight: 0.00
From JD on Mon, Nov 08, 2010 at 16:27:19 from

What was that jacket you're using again? You had a link up on it a couple of weeks ago. Looks like a good product.

From RAD on Mon, Nov 08, 2010 at 16:38:31 from

You'd turn into a frozen Allie if you went out in wet clothes!

I'm glad it wasn't as cold as you'd thought...I'm a pansy and decided to stay warm and dry in the gym. Well, not sweat dry, but rain dry.

From Lysa on Mon, Nov 08, 2010 at 17:06:59 from

yes, I have the same question as JD, bc I came home soaked. brrrrr

From Nancy on Mon, Nov 08, 2010 at 17:13:26 from

I'm glad you kept warm in the cold weather. Running in wet clothes would really be a bad idea.

From Carina on Mon, Nov 08, 2010 at 18:00:15 from

This weather is so hard to dress for!

From allie on Mon, Nov 08, 2010 at 22:27:53 from

JD - it's a marmot preCip rain jacket. here is the link to the men's version: (let me know if the model is included with the purchase; i'll take him)

RAD - warm and dry in a gym is enticing to me until i think about the TM. :)

lysa - here is the link to the women's version: for some reason it looks like they are showing a bunch of different versions of the jacket -- the one that is most similar to mine is the orange-colored one. it's more of a lightweight shell than an actual rain coat.

nancy - yes, running in wet clothes is definitely a bad idea. i did end up going back out. everything was dry but my shoes. but i have concluded that my shoes will be wet for the next four months, so i should probably get used to it. :)

carina - it seriously is! i watched the weather last night and they said the cold front would be here by 4 am. so i dressed for it. turns out it was 50 degrees when i went out, and i was dressed for 30. i felt like i was sitting in a sauna all cinched up in a mummy bag. i guess i could have checked the temperature before i headed out, but that is too much work that early in the morning...

From rAtTLeTrAp on Tue, Nov 09, 2010 at 12:11:42 from

Nice miles for a Monday! This darkness is a drag, I work 7am to 5:30pm so I only see daylight on my days off during this time of year.

From auntieem on Tue, Nov 09, 2010 at 14:25:14 from

Yeah, the darkness is sooo hard! I keep getting caught out on the bike when it happens.

From JD on Tue, Nov 09, 2010 at 15:59:59 from

Thanks Allie! It took some digging, but I found a place that had medium sizes left.

From Nan on Tue, Nov 09, 2010 at 16:45:11 from

Hope you did't cook your turkey too well.

Speaking of turkey...which T-day run did you decide on? Aaron and I are leaning towards the Farmington 5k since its so close to my Mom's house and of course we can never have too many t-shirts with orange turkeys running on them.

I'd love to see you when I'm out....if not on T-day maybe we can get a group of bloggers together for a Friday long run? After all, what better to be doing on black friday?

From runningafterbabies on Tue, Nov 09, 2010 at 16:54:31 from

The best Christmas gift I received last year was a wireless weather station. Mine was a relatively inexpensive one (around $20) from Amazon. It is usually pretty accurate. I keep it in my closet by my running clothes so I have a pretty good idea of what to wear. I agree about the darkness - the nice thing is that my AM runs are pretty much in dusk/light now, but you're probably running too early to even take advantage of that.

From Jason McK on Tue, Nov 09, 2010 at 17:03:42 from

Way to beat the weather. Nice Monday Miles.

From Scott Ensign on Tue, Nov 09, 2010 at 17:15:27 from

I think I could be talked into the farmington 5K.....

From Nan on Tue, Nov 09, 2010 at 17:18:04 from

Scott! Come do the Farmington 5k with us!!

From allie on Tue, Nov 09, 2010 at 18:31:27 from

nan - i think the farmington 5k looks like a better option than CH, and i am totally up for doing it. i just have to confirm t-day plans with my family before i can decide for sure.

either way, i would love to get together for a run while you are in town. i am not a fan of black friday (gasp!) so i would definitely be free that day.

melody - thanks for the tip. i just looked it up and those things look very useful. i think i need to get one of those. also, i am glad to hear you will be at the tremonton turkey trot. it will be fun to see you.

From Bec on Tue, Nov 09, 2010 at 18:33:35 from

You are my running hero. That was total bravery facing the chilly weather. Did you take an umbrella?

From Jason McK on Tue, Nov 09, 2010 at 18:54:38 from

I used to be a huge fan of Black Friday (pre 1999) but it all went to pot when jerks started waking up early and thought that it was all about the prices (which used to be pretty good) and not the experience. Now, I have a hard time sleeping in (gotta keep the tradition I haven't missed since I was about 10 - beside 2 years in Argentina), but I don't take it too seriously, so it's fun.

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