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Location:

Seattle,WA,

Member Since:

Jul 25, 2005

Gender:

Female

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: 6.00 Month: 34.00 Year: 769.50
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
7.504.000.000.0011.50

AM: hit the treadmill this morning. oddly enough i actually felt like a treadmill workout. ran easy up to 5 miles, then went down to 6:48, 6:30, last mile at 6:22. i stopped at that pace because my shins started acting up and i didn't want to push them over the edge. i am going to ice them today and see if that helps...not quite sure what is going on with that. 

about half-way through my run i decided to play a little game (treadmills get boring). so the challenge was to see 100%  treadmill turnover before i stopped running. it ended up that everyone was on and off in about 45 min., except for the guy right next to me. i thought maybe he would beat me out because we started at the same time and he was still going when i was approaching 10 miles. and he was bugging me because he kept looking over at my treadmill and adjusting his speeds and such. so annoying!!!  but he too finally shut it down after 75 minutes and i was successful at my little challenge. dumb, i know, but it was kind of fun. i think an 11.5 mile run would almost always be grounds for "winning" this challenge...unless i am running at the same gym as RivertonPaul. :)

11.5 miles / 1:25:02 / 7:23 average

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Fritz on Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 11:45:55 from 65.116.116.6

I am glad we don't run at the same gym or else it could be a tiring day. :) I have also played that game in the past and in most cases I also win. In the rare case that I don't, I always make sure to rationalize my defeat by running at a faster pace. Where would we be without rationalization? ;)

From RivertonPaul on Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 12:00:43 from 67.42.27.114

Nothing wrong with a treadmill run. I play the whose on longest game all the time. (Of course you and Fritz can rationalize how much faster you both are LOL.)

From josse on Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 15:16:12 from 70.193.81.61

I love playing games like that when I am at the gym. I like to see how long it takes me to catch up to the person next to me. They always look at me like I am a mad woman. Thats ok because I am.

From Michelle N. on Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 15:22:02 from 75.162.237.156

I do go to the gym Paul goes to but I go later. My husband goes early though and everyone knows him as "THE TREADMILL GUY". Good game and I know what you mean about the annoying guy next to you but you probably whooped him so it's all good.

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