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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: 25.00 Month: 58.00 Year: 690.50
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

i felt great yesterday so i ran hard. and today...shin trouble was back. weird nervy thing again along with a very dull but lingering pain. i am icing it right now. icing seems to help it a lot.

so i decided to start tapering a bit sooner than i originally planned, with less miles this week than i was going for when the week began. i feel like i am on the border of overtraining, and if i fall over it i can't go back. so i would rather just be cautious about it. it has been a huge committment for me to run 10+ miles a day for the last 10 weeks...there were only a few days where i went less than 10 and i ran all my races untapered. so i feel great about my training and am surprised that i held up, because i wasn't sure how i would handle higher-mileage training. looking at my training log last year at this time - right before boston - my highest weekly mileage was 56 miles. that was my peak mileage! the rest were in the 35-40 range, sometimes dropping as low as 30. but this time i have not had a week below 60 so i am feeling good. BUT, i am also feeling tired, and i think my shin could be the way my body is telling me to back off. with only a week to go, i feel like it will be ok if i stop the 10-milers and just focus on pace, form and staying healthy. now for my run. it was SO SLOW! i think i set a slow sunnyside up record....21:30 today as opposed to 19:46 on monday. i think my grandma passed me on the way up. i couldn't tell because relative to my speed, she was a blur. i was also passed by a lady with a twin jogging stroller, a cyclist with two flat tires, and a dog with no legs. yes, slow.

more icing tonight. hopefully i will get in a decent run tomorrow, although i am no longer planning on a 15 miler.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
From Bonnie on Fri, Apr 10, 2009 at 21:14:45 from

ha ha ha ... there is a lot of that going around today!

From Amber on Sat, Apr 11, 2009 at 10:22:05 from

Your slow is my super fast! hee hee!

Great job on all your training, you're inspiring, and fun to read about!

Way to listen to your body!

Good luck w/ your taper!!! (I think sometimes tapering is harder than training, mentally)

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