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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: 39.00 Year: 574.50
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

10 mile loop. slow climb up mountain road to dry canyon trail. was unsure of the distance at that point, so i just kept climbing up the trail until my watch hit 45 minutes. much faster on the way back down, but i am still pretty cautious on the uneven surface and loose rocks. guess that comes with experience. 

the trail was very beautiful and peaceful. the last time i ran on it there was so much other crazy stuff swirling through my mind that i hardly remember the scenery. it's really pretty up there, especially with the fall colors.

cruised back down mountain road. it's a fairly steep grade, and i could hear my pounding footsteps echoing off the marvelous mountain rd. mansions. could possibly be in trouble for violating a noise ordinance in that area.

today was the best i have felt on a run since july. i feel like i have found my form and my stride again. no more hobbly hip or clunky running. i am definitely not as fit, but feeling so much better than the past month or so. 

cool-down: 2 miles barefoot on TM.

PM: 45 min. weights/core --- back up to 3:45 on the planks. lost nearly 45 seconds in my 3 week hiatus from anything even resembling a plank. just under 3 months left to hit the 5:00 goal. torture.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
From sam Dean-Howard on Wed, Oct 07, 2009 at 16:50:00 from

Allie....your doing great and 3.45 planks Ive gotta have a go at that one, I just make them harder with lifting arm or leg or turning from side to side slowly.... I think its more mental torture or longer ouch

Great running I love trail running its so enjoyable well done

From Bec on Wed, Oct 07, 2009 at 18:14:29 from

Great work today my friend. Oh the joy of the plank. I bet your planks don't look like my "swooping" planks. (Either my belly heads toward the ground, or the bumb heads toward the sky).

From Burt on Wed, Oct 07, 2009 at 20:07:22 from

Do you find your clunkety hip or your pounding footsteps make the most noise?

From Teena on Wed, Oct 07, 2009 at 21:48:20 from


So glad you are feeling so great.

Barefoot on the TM?

From seeaprilrun on Wed, Oct 07, 2009 at 22:10:04 from

So great that you are enjoying running and feeling good! You will regain fitness super-fast but just think your unfit is my dream fitness. A 5:00 plank?! Wow--ambitious!

From fiddy on Thu, Oct 08, 2009 at 00:41:52 from

I think my plank PR is two minutes. That's pretty tough for me.

From Carolyn in Colorado on Thu, Oct 08, 2009 at 09:17:37 from

You're fortunate in Utah (the Wasatch Front anyway) to live so close to the canyons. I'm sure you get quite a workout running up a canyon, and then get to cruise back down. We've got canyons here, but they're farther away from town.

I'm really impressed that you can do a plank that long.

From Jon on Thu, Oct 08, 2009 at 09:44:35 from

Dry Canyon is great. I ran up it once in the snow, which was very slow. I think it took me an hour up, and only 25 minutes down!

From Blaine on Fri, Oct 09, 2009 at 16:09:41 from

Barefoot on the TM? What do you gain by this?

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