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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: 85.00 Year: 85.00
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

10 miles. millcreek loop. slow going due to the large amounts of snow and ice.

about halfway through this run, i was attacked by a little dog named matt. i was able to escape his chasing and ankle nipping only because he ran out of retractable leash. the owner just stood there and watched, saying: "no matt. stop that matt. silly matt." her monotone voice and lack of movement indicated that what she was really saying was: "yes, yes. chew on the idiot woman. that's what she gets for getting in matt's way."  

in honor of presidents day, i am going to flambĂ© some cherries. also, a shout out to william henry harrison.

plank: 4:47. side plank: 3:00. wall sit: 3:30 

Nike Free Hyper TR BlueMango Miles: 10.00
Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00Weight: 0.00
From Carina on Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 10:00:35 from

LOL!! Seriously some dog owners!!

Flambe'd cherries sound so good!!

From JulieC on Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 14:19:56 from

NO FLIPPIN' WAY Allie!!! I would have SCREAMED at the OWNER. Unbelievable. I was chases by an ankle nibbler the other day. He was SOOOO annoying. When I stopped and YELLED at him for minutes he still wouldn't let up. I finally ran fast and he let up. No OWNER in sight. It was a poodle breed. Today, two "locked up" dogs barked at me. One was a Doberman. I was slightly freaked out at the fact that IF he wanted to he could have jumped the fence and chase me down. Glad you are OKAY!!! PS your slippage last week made me keep a lot more focus on my icy run today. NOTHING IS SAFE next to snow I stayed clear of the black ice.

From RAD on Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 15:24:13 from

Nice work on the run and dodging the Matt-dog. Harding is my pres of choice to honor today :)

From Merri on Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 17:27:15 from

what? who names their dog Matt? that's not a dogs name. :)

From JD on Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 20:59:45 from

Thanks for the WHH reference (I hadn't considered him before). I love the Wikipedia!

From Maurine/Miles on Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 21:03:45 from

Stupid dog owners. I would have drop kicked little Matt so he became a doormat.

From Nancy on Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 21:09:57 from

I'm glad it was just a little yappy dog. I can't believe the owner just let the dog nip at you. I've been bitten and chased by dogs several times when I ran.

From Oreo on Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 21:19:58 from

Unattended Dog's... nothing more to say than my post (lowe left) on my profile... LAME.

From PRE on Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 22:01:18 from


Read about your fall last week. Glad you are okay. I have been there.


Read about the dog incident, Glad you are okay. I have been there.

Have to say I love this site. It is reassuring to know that I am not the only one suffering through these injustices.

I have yet to see a dog owner, who when there dog is chasing me down, actually attempt to do something to get the dog to cease and desist! Your description of what the dog owner was "really saying" is PERFECT!

From Dan on Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 22:39:28 from

You know 'Matt' really belongs to the Mayor right?

From Rob Murphy on Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 23:19:08 from

WHH gave the longest inaugural address in American history in a cold, driving rain, got sick, and died 30 days later.

His grandson, Benjamin Harrison, managed to serve a full four year term.

From gdoc on Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 23:50:39 from

You're a true Renaissance Woman allie... a breath of fresh air in a world where dogs run unabashedly wild.

Cheers to the you and your cherry flambe!

From glidergirl on Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 02:18:45 from

Who names their dog Matt? Definitely someone with lots of issues. Nice work, despite all the ice!!

From RivertonPaul on Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 10:40:04 from

Perhaps next time you can "slip" and kick yappy dog to show it you are Alpha Allie.

From flatlander on Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 10:53:31 from

Great post. Dogs are impossible.

From Lysa on Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 14:05:11 from

That is REALLY lame of that doggie owner. I'm sorry about that. And who names their dog Matt? Of course JD used to have a dog named Jake...And it was a girl. Go figure.

From seeaprilrun on Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 15:22:06 from

Sigh..another strange dog owner. And your plan--13 SECONDS AWAY!

From seeaprilrun on Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 15:22:20 from

I meant your "plank"

From Nan on Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 23:55:31 from

Hahaa. Matt is definitely not a dog name.

I passed a dog owner today that was pulling the poor lil' dog out of my way WHILE the dog was POOPING. Poor dog. Being choked while pooping cannot be fun.

I don't even enjoy being distracted by my children while pooping and I'm certain I wouldn't enjoy being choked around the neck during said activity.

From allie on Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 09:43:16 from

nan - LOL. i read your great comment WHILE enjoying a nice mouthful of almond butter. mmmm.

From Stacie on Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 11:09:34 from

stupid dog. stupid name. so sorry.

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