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Location:

Atlanta,GA,

Member Since:

Jul 25, 2005

Gender:

Female

Goal Type:

Marathon Finish

Short-Term Running Goals:

  • RICE

Personal:

Miles:This week: 48.00 Month: 210.00 Year: 1374.00
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
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
70.000.000.000.0070.00
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slow sixer around sugarhouse plus a lap on the wood chips.  

 

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am - 8 miles. mueller park trail up to elephant rock with [aaron, cynthia, jamie, jasmine, katie, nan, tara]. i'm sore from saturday, so the up part was nice but the down was hurty.

pm - 3 miles. i warmed up with the track club but decided against doing the workout. they were doing 10 x hills, and since my hill muscles are currently destroyed, i didn't think it would be wise to participate. i need to be ready for UV half on saturday.

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10 miles. sunnyside up + guardsman.

food maps. i especially like the waffle house one.

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10 miles with a short workout at liberty park.

1x2 miles: (5:54, 5:50). the first mile felt controlled; the second mile was more of a push, especially over the last 2-3 minutes.

4 min jog, then...

10x30 seconds on/off. just focused on form with these and ran them at roughly mile effort.

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8. JRP lunch run w devra.

"the course was long..."

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sugarhouse fiver.

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Race: utah valley half marathon (13.1 Miles) 01:21:11, Place overall: 3
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i do not know what happened today. the goal was sub-1:20 and i was pretty confident i could do it. not only did i not meet that goal, i ran a minute slower than last year. nothing felt right today. my legs were shot to hell by mile 5, and mentally everything was very negative. i kept trying to pull myself out of it and find some fire, but the only things going through my head were...you're weak. you're slow. you're running like a clunky dinosuar (it's true, i could see it in my shadow).

i was so out of it that i ran straight into a giant fluorescent orange "road work ahead" sign. i whacked my shoulder hard and it left a nice mark. my brother asked if i had been shot with paintball gun.

it's a sign...

      

i didn't use my watch, so i don't have any splits, but it's probably for the best that i wasn't seeing how poorly things were going. i saw the clock at 1:20:33 when i still had 200+ meters to go and knew i wasn't even going to go under 1:21. i was really mad at myself at this point. i never got into the race and i didn't compete at all. i ran alone basically the entire time. i could see natalie and sariah up ahead but i had no speed, power, or will to even try to get up with them. eventually they built a big enough gap that i knew i would never catch them. just a really poor performance and attitude from me today.

so...a derailment. i feel like i have been teetering and today i cracked. now i have to decide what to do -- rework my training and/or goals for des news, or stay the course and hope i can bounce back from a bad race.

i went on a long cooldown to try and degrump but it didn't seem to work. sorry for the negativity.

go ray allen.

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