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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: 0.00 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
17.000.000.000.0017.00

17 miles. water wheel loop. the magic drinking fountain has been turned on and the water was as cold and refreshing as ever. i've missed this loop -- it used to be my standard midweek 11-miler, but i haven't done it for about a year because the route turned into a long run when i moved.

here's the route (the drinking fountain and water wheel are at about 9.3): 

 

Kinvara2 Pomegranate Miles: 17.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Mauri on Sun, May 13, 2012 at 11:33:05 from 174.232.206.152

That's alot of water fountains! Nice!

From Maika on Sun, May 13, 2012 at 11:47:06 from 67.137.244.158

17 miles. Wow. Great way to start the week!

From SlowJoe on Sun, May 13, 2012 at 12:43:38 from 69.131.141.92

Cool route. And it looks like you only have to run on the interstate for a couple miles, which is nice. Is it hard to merge into traffic when you're going 8 mph?

From Fritz on Sun, May 13, 2012 at 13:05:24 from 173.10.22.170

Great run. Up 39th? I guess you do what you gotta do to get to the water wheel fountain.

From Dan on Sun, May 13, 2012 at 17:22:16 from 24.209.83.20

Nice 17- good route... Joe pointed out the interstate running. If the merge is not a problem, you can always cut across 8- of you are tired.

From JD on Sun, May 13, 2012 at 18:12:41 from 65.130.163.117

nice run! water at 9.3 of a 17 mile run is just right.

From allie on Sun, May 13, 2012 at 21:30:00 from 174.23.153.13

unfortunately, no interstate running. the first cross over is an underpass and the second one is an overpass. there is a paved bike path that runs right along the freeway for a bit and offers great views of SLC. it's a very nice run (other than the long climb up 39th south, but the reward is the drinking fountain).

JD - that is why it's magic. when this loop was 11 miles, the drinking fountain was always there waiting at 5.7. it just knows when you are thirsty...

From Lysa on Mon, May 14, 2012 at 07:14:27 from 67.166.122.134

sounds fun, nice job

From Jake K on Mon, May 14, 2012 at 09:22:41 from 155.100.226.54

good call going up 3900 instead of 4500. in addition to the water fountain, you also get to see the brand new mcdonalds being built next to REI!

From Rachelle on Mon, May 14, 2012 at 13:13:07 from 199.190.170.31

Nice LR Allie!

From Smooth on Mon, May 14, 2012 at 13:18:45 from 174.27.212.157

very nice 17 miler! Glad you have your magic fountain on your route, a tough uphill stretch there too. I love the ever flowing fountain at the Alpine Park that I dubbed "fountain of youth".

From Nancy on Mon, May 14, 2012 at 16:45:47 from 76.23.21.118

Sounds like a nice easy route for a great runner like you. I'm glad there is a fountain with cold water. I always carry water with me when I run.

From Toby on Mon, May 14, 2012 at 20:16:25 from 199.101.229.6

Does the magic drinking fountain give magic water? I like magic water! Nice way to start the week!

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