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South Weber Days "5k"

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Member Since:

Mar 05, 2013

Gender:

Female

Goal Type:

Half Marathon Finish

Running Accomplishments:

My personal best running times all happened in college while running for Weber State.

Mile: 5:04

5k: 17:35

3000 m Steeplechase: 10:43

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

2014 

Ogden Half Marathon: 1:25:18

 

 

Short-Term Running Goals:

I want to run some half marathons, 10ks, and 5ks. My half marathon goal is 1:20. It'll take time and effort on my part, but I really want to accomplish this goal.

Long-Term Running Goals:

Eventullay I would like to run a marathon in under 3 hours. I want to continue to always run so I can stay healthy and happy.

Personal:

I'm married to my great husband Riley Cook. We have 2 daughters Evelyn and Hannah.

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 5.50 Month: 51.50 Year: 1051.46
Brooks Lifetime Miles: 234.02
Asics GT-2000 Lifetime Miles: 221.42
Pink Asics Flat Lifetime Miles: 11.00
Race: South Weber Days "5k" (3.24 Miles) 00:21:57, Place overall: 4, Place in age division: 1
Total Distance
8.00

I ran my first race since my 2nd baby and I was overall pretty happy with my outcome. It's been awhile since I ran under 7 minute pace so my legs had a hard time getting going. My watch measured 3.24 at the end so I figured out online with my average pace of 6:47, I ran about 21:04 for 3.1. That's a good start for me. Hopefully I can continue to improve. I was the 4th female overall and first in my age group. The first two runners were really fast I wasn't expecting to compete or be up with them at all. But during the race I went back and forth with the 3rd place girl. I passed her about 1 mile into the race and thought she was way behind me, and then I let myself relax a little too much and she passed me with a mile to go and I couldn't catch her again. But i'm happy with my time. I ended up getting 8 miles in for the day too.

Saucony Miles: 8.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From RileyCook on Sat, Aug 10, 2013 at 13:52:04 from 174.52.234.49

Not bad at all for your first race in almost two years. I was proud of you out there today!

From AngieB on Sat, Aug 10, 2013 at 18:51:54 from 65.130.88.124

Great job Amy!!! So proud of you. The first of many great races yet to come:) and awesome job on the mileage this week!

From Amy Cook on Sun, Aug 11, 2013 at 15:45:36 from 174.52.234.49

Thanks! Great job to you too Angie!

From Amy Cook on Sun, Aug 11, 2013 at 15:45:58 from 174.52.234.49

Thank you husband!

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