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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: 6.00 Month: 30.00 Year: 2085.50
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
208.500.000.000.00208.50
K9 Test Pinkerton Miles: 156.50
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

clifton road

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.005.00

5 miles on the beltline watching james race in the ATL eastside beltline 10k

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.000.000.000.0011.00

lullwater preserve with james

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.000.000.000.003.00

night 5k w/ james

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

lullwater loop

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.000.000.000.009.00

beltline loop. i ran the first few miles with james, then he started doing mile repeats into the cold wind and that motivated me to start jogging even slower

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

cold lullwater loop

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.500.000.000.006.50

college park/east point loop with nan & teren, who were passing through ATL en route to tallahassee for the USATF jr oly xc championships.

we found a nice out-and-backish route despite the airporty location and being unfamiliar with the area. good luck to the race cats tomorrow! 

K9 Test Pinkerton Miles: 6.50
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

piedmont park loops in the snow with james. i think we ended up with around 4 inches, which isn't much, but then again it is for a city that hardly ever sees snow. the park was FULL of people walking around like they were in a magical snow globe, and there were kiddies sledding everywhere ...some of them weren't even on a hill and others had their landing strips going into busy roads. what we need here is sledding education. i've made fun of atlanta for the past few years about how everyone completely panics about snow when it never actually snows, but this time it delivered and it made me happy. everything looks beautiful and i miss the supercold snowy briskness because i think it's good for you to sometimes just trek around being miserably cold.

K9 Test Pinkerton Miles: 10.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.000.000.000.002.00

day off, although i ended up getting a 2 miler in during work when i had to make a mad dash to the store to buy emergency buffet crackers

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.005.00

highland out and back

getting drained with a very busy work season. i'm definitely ruining my body carrying around crates of bricks and eating brownie scraps for dinner

K9 Test Pinkerton Miles: 5.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.000.000.000.000.00

off

james tried to get me out the door about a billion times but i said nope

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

clifton road loop

K9 Test Pinkerton Miles: 8.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

clifton rd

K9 Test Pinkerton Miles: 8.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

lullwater preserve with james

K9 Test Pinkerton Miles: 8.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.005.00

body dying loop

K9 Test Pinkerton Miles: 5.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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0.000.000.000.000.00

off. ~10 hrs XT at work

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off. physically drained and sore from work, so i'm taking [another] rest day.

it was supposed to be a casual morning starting off with a dentist appt for james, but when we pulled into the parking lot my hood started steam-smoking. I USED TO OWN A JEEP I KNOW WHAT THIS MEANS

sure enough, upon inspection under the hood i found slime green radiator fluid sprayed all over due to a leaking hose. it wasn't nearly as dramatic as past explosions i've witnessed, and i was so undeterred that i gathered up the slime and poured it in my coffee.

my big seasonal work push is over so, i'll get back to a more reasonable routine this week. we'll be in seattle for xmas and i usually get lots of good miles in there (i'll likely even do a workout or two). 

i want to close out the year with two strong weeks -- maybe i'll find some momentum there, but if not i'll just keep maintaining until escalante canyons marathon season rolls around. mark my words, we're trekking west in 2018.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.000.000.000.009.00

commute loop w/ james

K9 Test Pinkerton Miles: 9.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

beautiful afternoon, 62 degrees

K9 Test Pinkerton Miles: 7.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

10 w/ james

happy solstice

K9 Test Pinkerton Miles: 10.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

nature preserve loops w/ james

K9 Test Pinkerton Miles: 10.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.005.00

5 on highland

ATL --> SEA

K9 Test Pinkerton Miles: 5.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
Comments(1)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

5k time trial on the mercer island track: 19:36

james ran 17:52 and lapped me on lap 11. this is identical to last year except for james ran 1 second faster today. it was also freezing (low 30s).

K9 Test Pinkerton Miles: 8.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

xmas snow run with james! groveland beach out and back.

2nd time this year we've gotten a dumping of snow in a place where it doesn't usually snow. it's definitely more likely to snow in seattle than atlanta, but still not very common.

K9 Test Pinkerton Miles: 8.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

blueberry bog with james

K9 Test Pinkerton Miles: 10.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.000.000.000.0013.00

MIDWEEKMIDLONG!

one loop around mercer island wth james

K9 Test Pinkerton Miles: 13.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.500.000.000.008.50

mercer island forest looping with james

we started out with a [sort of] workout, which was 4 x hills, but i ended up only doing 3 when i learned the hill was 550m long and i got a kidney cramp on the first rep

K9 Test Pinkerton Miles: 8.50
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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day off.

i took a bus to bellingham (~2 hrs north of seattle) to visit my dad. i haven't seen him in well over a year, so it was a good time catching up.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.500.000.000.007.50

mercer island forests

K9 Test Pinkerton Miles: 7.50
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

mercer island loop with james.

going to the seahawks game today! it's a must win for seattle and a must lose for atlanta

K9 Test Pinkerton Miles: 10.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
208.500.000.000.00208.50
K9 Test Pinkerton Miles: 156.50
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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