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Pleasant View Founders Day 5K

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Location:

South Weber,UT,United States

Member Since:

Mar 05, 2013

Gender:

Female

Goal Type:

Half Marathon Finish

Running Accomplishments:

Current PRs

5K: SLCTC Winter Series 19:06

10K: Phoenix 10K 2014 39:11

10 miles: Striders WRC 2014 1:06:13

Half Marathon: Dogtown Half February 2014 1:25:09

Marathon: 3:19 I ran the Ogden Marathon in May 2009

Tentative Race Schedule 2016

SLC Track Club winter series 5K- 20:42

Striders 10 miler - 1:11:36

Salt Lake City 5K-19:46

Southern Utah Half Marathon-1:26:23

Ogden Half Marathon - May 21

South Ogden Days 5k

 

Short-Term Running Goals:

I had a third daughter in March 2015 and am now trying to work my way back into running shape. I ran through most of my pregnancy and hope I can bounce back quickly. This year will be a building year with some races sprinkled in later in the summer. I'm excited to get back into it again!

Long-Term Running Goals:

Long-term running goals, Sub 3 hour marathon and 1:20 half marathon. 

Personal:

I'm married to my great husband Riley Cook. He helps me accomplish my running goals. We have 3 daughters Evelyn, Hannah, and Nora. I'm also excited to be running for Utahrunning.com.

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Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 161.19 Year: 1287.71
Brooks GTS Lifetime Miles: 432.22
Asics Flat Pink Lifetime Miles: 100.87
Brooks Ravenna Lifetime Miles: 110.95
Race: Pleasant View Founders Day 5K (3.1 Miles) 00:19:42, Place overall: 2, Place in age division: 1
Total Distance
8.60

I decided last minute to come run this 5k clear up in Pleasant View. Riley talked me into it a little bit, letting me know it was a fast downhill course. I get tired pretty fast nowadays, I didn't want anything too difficult, but I also wanted another 5k to race. There was also some cash that went to 1st and 2nd place. I got out at the start but after 10 feet there was a high school girl in front. I figured there would be someone in front, she pretty much led the rest of the way, I think I ended up losing to her by 20 seconds. She was a cute girl and a strong runner for Weber High School. The first mile was on a canal road which was fairly flat. Riley wasn't kidding when he said there was a lot of downhill, the 2nd mile was all screaming downhill, which left my legs feeling a little jello-y at the start of mile 3. Mile 3 was similar to the first mile more flat and one uphill, then the last .11 was a very fast finish. I was pleasantly surprised by my time for 15 weeks preggo, I'll take it. Splits: 6:32, 6:01, 6:34, .11-34 sec.

Asics Flat Pink Miles: 8.60
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Total Distance
6.00

6 easy miles in South Weber.

Brooks Ravenna Miles: 6.00
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Total Distance
7.00

7 miles on the Uintah trailhead. I felt better today. AP 8:23

Brooks GTS Miles: 7.00
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Total Distance
7.00

I did a 2 mile warm up and decided to try a 3 mile tempo. Miles 1 and 3 were mostly downhill and mile 2 was mostly uphill. I struggled big time on mile 2, it's hard to stay motivated doing these workouts. Splits: 6:38, 7:23, 6:45. 2 mile cool down.

Asics Flat Pink Miles: 7.00
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Total Distance
7.60

2.3 miles on the treadmill, then 5.3 miles outside. I do a little on the treadmill so I don't have to run a full hour out in the heat.

Brooks Ravenna Miles: 7.60
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Total Distance
7.30

2.3 miles on the treadmill then 5 more miles outside in the heat.

Brooks GTS Miles: 7.30
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Total Distance
43.50
Brooks GTS Miles: 14.30Brooks Ravenna Miles: 13.60Asics Flat Pink Miles: 15.60
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