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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: 87.00 Year: 1872.00
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

alright, ready to begin my last week of my first-of-who-knows-how-many semesters of grad school (although only 1.25 more at USU). 

the academic calendar is weird this year, as we have FOUR WEEKS of winter break, as opposed to the usual three. three is plenty long enough, so four is just crazy. if caribbean cruises were free, i would be all over that. but since i have to pay tuition and buy groceries at least once this month, a winter get-away is out.

luckily, i have found a way to occupy my time and get a little Christmas $$ on the side. i am going to be a temporary bread elf with my old friends at great harvest in SLC. they always need extra help at Christmas because people go absolutely crazy about bread at Christmas-time. no joke.

the fun part about this job is that the "midnight bakes" start at 10 pm and we bake through the night. then the bakers go home in the morning and all the counter helpers get to deal with the stressed out customers seeking their holiday baked goods.

midnight bakes only last for 2 weeks, but last year it completely wiped me out. i am assuming it will do the same this year. the work is definitely not easy, but it is very rewarding and i am looking forward to it.

after those two weeks, i will then switch over to my "real" job. i will begin my commuting adventures again next semester, but will only be going to SLC on fridays so it will be much more manageable.

and somewhere in all of that i will do some Christmas shopping, see my family and eat clementines.

just have to make it through atrocious accounting on tuesday...

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
From Burt on Sun, Dec 06, 2009 at 20:31:48 from

Congratulations on alllllmost being done with this semester. Sounds like a delicious job.

From Kelsey on Sun, Dec 06, 2009 at 22:04:11 from

That sounds like a really cool way to make some cash around Christmas time! Try to enjoy it for all it's worth, and soak in every second you aren't doing school work, even though it does sound tiring.

Keep on trucking through school. One day we will be real people again.

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