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Miles:
4644 total / 1345 in 2014
Goal:

My brave body keeps putting up with what I ask it to do, so I'll keep asking it to do things. Like run ridiculous distances for no apparent reason...

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  1. FIT
    good faster recovery spin 14.12 mi 01:05 04:36 pace

    A much faster spin tonight. The legs are feeling a bit better every day.

  2. FIT
    good easy recovery 11.04 mi 01:05 05:53 pace

    Well, my legs are tired. Go figure. Spinning the soreness out felt nice though.

  3. walk
    good Delicate Arch hike 3 mi

    A nice hike after my half, on weary legs. Still a nice way to spend the afternoon.

  4. RUN
    good The Other Half 13.13 mi 03:01 13:46 pace

    Well that was better than expected. This finish time is only two minutes slower than I was on this course last year, and I didn't run a half before it last year. I think I may finally be impro... read more

    • Marsi K.
      Marsi K.

      Woohoo! Fantastic work!! :D Wow. 2 in a row!

      5 days ago Like1 person

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    • Heather R.
      Heather R.

      I never said that I want to race faster. Races aren't races for me. They're great big group runs. I train by myself, I don't have any running partners. Races are where I go to be with other runners and get my mileage in. I've never been fast, I'll most likely never be fast. But I'll keep showing up and having a good time!

      4 days ago Like1 person

    • Christopher
      Christopher

      Your perspective about running in general, and races in particular, are refreshing and inspiring.

      3 days ago Like1 person

  5. Shared Photo

    Me and my little brother after the race this morning. He did the bike tour.

  6. RUN
    great SoJo Half Marathon 13.1 mi 02:46 12:38 pace

    Half one of two for the weekend done! And I felt fantastic the whole time. I hope the legs feel good for the Other Half here in Moab tomorrow...

  7. Shared Photo

    Where I ran tonight.

  8. RUN
    good Trail run Thursday 3 mi 00:52 17:19 pace

    A gorgeous evening out there tonight. Slow going to enjoy it all, until the end when I tried to keep up with a faster runner. Downhill brings out the competition.

  9. FIT
    good Wednesday spinning 12.4 mi 01:05 05:14 pace

    Spin bike miles and some foam rolling for this Wednesday evening.

  10. RUN
    good easy 2 2 mi 00:24 11:46 pace

    Running two miles is weird. It's like it's over before it begins... still, it's nice to do a short work out once in a while.

    • Christopher
      Christopher

      Ha! Try the streak, and the ubiquitous 1 mile efforts to keep a streak alive. Definitely surreal to put in a high mileage weekend, then recover with 1 mile trots. :) Si, I hear ya loud and clear, Ultra Grrrl!

      9 days ago Like1 person

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    • Lauren V.
      Lauren V.

      haha.... it is weird but kind of nice to get it done with quick.

      9 days ago Like1 person

    • Stacy S.
      Stacy S.

      I never think it's worth the effort- it takes as long to get ready for the run as it does to run! But miles are miles!

      9 days ago Like1 person

  11. RUN
    Tuesday miles 3 mi 00:36 11:55 pace

    I finally got on the treadmill and got some miles in. I was distracted by my new pet frogs. It's so relaxing to watch them swimming around.

    • Rachel D.

      I love frogs and toads!!! What kind did you get? I used to have a South American horned frog (i.e. pacman frog) in college.

      9 days ago Like

    • Heather R.
      Heather R.

      They're african dwarf frogs. They're low maintenance and fun to watch :)

      8 days ago Like

  12. RUN
    good Some Sunday miles 5 mi 01:02 12:27 pace

    I wanted to run, and I didn't want to run. But I ran, and I'm not sorry that I did run.

    • Rina M. You Rock
      You Rock:

      You do have a way with words Heather! LOVE IT! :+D

      11 days ago

    • Stacy S.
      Stacy S.

      It's not very often that a run makes you sorry. Glad you made the wise choice. I want to be more like you!

      9 days ago Like1 person

  13. RUN
    great Mountain View Trail Half Mara... 13.33 mi 03:25 15:24 pace

    My first official trail half! It was a great day to run alongside herds of bison on an island in the Great Salt Lake. I went slow on purpose. I wanted to enjoy every moment.

  14. Shared Photo

    Bonneville Shoreline Trail.

  15. RUN
    good Trail Run Thursday 3.5 mi 01:00 17:08 pace

    Not moving real fast out there tonight. But there was a fair bit o' climbing to be done, so it's all good.

  16. FIT
    good bike miles 10 mi

    The spin bike has helped me immensely in blasting through the Game of Thrones books. I'm on book 5 already! And still more people are dying, you guys.

  17. FIT
    good stair climber 1.7 mi 00:30 17:38 pace

    The stair climber is an awful machine and it kicked my butt today. By the end, my heart rate was 185. Yeah....