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July 22, 2019

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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: 40.00 Year: 775.50
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

commute run to emory with james.

packing packing packing

Freedom Cut Me Loose Miles: 8.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
From Russ on Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 08:38:47 from

are you moving moving moving or just temporarily finding a place with plumbing?

From allie on Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 08:56:26 from

lol, we gave up on finding plumbing, it's just life now. there's a trench in the yard with walls the height of shawn bradley, and there's a guy in coveralls rolling around in the mud and using pvc pipes to make horn noises and tell us jokes through the window from 100 ft away.

we're moving to seattle on thursday. montana has been on my bucket list for a long time (glacier!), so it's going to be easier now to make that happen. i'll wave to you.

From allie on Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 08:58:15 from

or is it wave *at* you? i don't know.

From Russ on Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 11:21:06 from

well that's exciting. congrats to james for finally finishing school. that's a huge deal, so nice to be done. enjoy seattle, as i know you both will, and yes, please wave to/at me as you fly by billings mt.

From fiddy on Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 12:18:32 from

Just to be clear, I finished school 4 years ago.

From Russ on Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 13:04:41 from

Sorry fiddy, I knew you'd finished school in Utah, and assumed you were doing graduate work in Atlanta. No?

From allie on Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 13:29:52 from

grad work in utah, postdoc in ATL...and no need to be sorry, it's fine to not keep track of these details. :)

i am retired.

From Jon on Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 16:43:15 from

So what will you miss the most about the South, and what will you miss the least?

From allie on Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 20:57:40 from

jon - great question. i will miss the long,(mostly) mild springs with colorful flowers and greenery for a solid two+ months. i will also miss commiserating with you about weather drama such as unnecessary school cancellations and hurricanes.

i won't miss the humidity, the traffic, or the potholes/sinkholes on seemingly every road.

as for seattle, i'm excited to be closer to family and mountains. i'm a bit concerned about the gloomy weather, as i like good doses of sunshine. hopefully it will peek through enough.

i'm sad we never made it to SC. we did a terrible job of exploring the SE!

From Bret on Wed, Mar 14, 2018 at 08:34:56 from

Best wishes on your move to Seattle. I will miss you guys at the ATC All-Comers meets - In fact I probably would not have gone to them (or even known about them) were it not for your comments on the blog! Hope the raininess of Seattle is less profound in real life than what I see on television and the movies - or that it is not something that gets in the way of your running or daily life.

From Jon on Wed, Mar 14, 2018 at 09:00:13 from

Good luck with your move!

From Rob Murphy on Wed, Mar 14, 2018 at 09:00:49 from

Glad James finally graduated from college.

From JD on Wed, Mar 14, 2018 at 14:21:39 from

i find your current plans...moving.

good luck with everything this week!

From Tom K on Thu, Mar 15, 2018 at 04:54:50 from

Moving day! Safe travels. Good thing it's a short trip. I've heard that Seattle plumbing is much better than Atlanta.

From allie on Thu, Mar 15, 2018 at 07:22:21 from

thanks, y'all. that's the last time i get to say that.

bret -- thanks. i hope you get out to an all-comers meet or two this year. nothing like a good midweek 3000m.

rob - lol, doubling down! 15 years of college, lord help me

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