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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: 24.00 Year: 2079.50
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
11.000.000.000.0011.00

workout at green lake track

2 x (1 x 800m + 1 x 1600m) 400m recoveries

2:50, 5:50

2:49, 5:52 

cracking 5:50 turned out to be harder than i thought. i was thinking i would hit :47-:49s for the 1600s...not yet.

i also did 5 x 100m on the turf field. i took off my shoes but left my socks on because there was lots of goose poo.

2.5 warm up, 4.5 cool down 

Bubonic Plague Miles: 11.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Tom K on Tue, May 08, 2018 at 14:15:10 from 47.206.60.114

Not yet, but next week you'll be there. This is getting fast!

Goose poo in the sock feet sounds gnarly!

From Bret on Tue, May 08, 2018 at 20:09:26 from 99.1.220.106

Very nice. Is the running better in the PNW compared to ATL?

From allie on Wed, May 09, 2018 at 13:31:02 from 73.181.210.239

weather-wise, PNW wins (so far -- haven't experienced the extended gray season yet).

route-wise, i think both places are pretty runner friendly with plenty of nice trails and bike paths. maybe seattle has a bit of a leg up because of all the routes along the water, but that's just my personal preference. there's beauty to be found everywhere, it's just harder to see when you have loads of humid-sweat in your eyes. ;)

as far as the actual running scene goes, i haven't really participated in anything here yet, but i will say what the atlanta track club has going is hard to beat. they have built a very strong running community and identity. other than the NYRR, i don't think anyone can match their scale. in turn i think that brings a lot more people into the sport who otherwise wouldn't participate, so ATL wins there for sure.

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