Closing the Gap

November 20, 2017

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Location:

tigard,or,usa

Member Since:

Dec 28, 2009

Gender:

Female

Goal Type:

Olympic Trials Qualifier

Running Accomplishments:

  • Boston '08,
  • #3 woman in '09 Columbia River Gorge 1/2 marathon (1:33),
  • #1 woman in'09 Death Valley Marathon (3:24)
See all results on athlinks

Short-Term Running Goals:

Carve 10 minutes off my PR for the next 4 marathons, qualify for the Trials.

Long-Term Running Goals:

Always be a winner in my age division; help hundreds of other runners accomplish their goals through my coaching.

Personal:

Married, 4 kids.  I'm an RN who now works as a personal trainer (NASM) and running coach (RRCA).

Trainer Cara Esau

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Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.004.000.009.00

2 miles warm up (1 mile slow, 1 with strides)

2x2 miles at 14:40-14:20 was the goal, and I did my first set at 14:18.  Tried to slow down for the second, which was 14:25.

 

3 miles cool down.

 

I didn't want to leave my kids alone at home AGAIN--I was working so much this week, and they're home on Spring Break.  I'm missing them!!  So I brought them with me for this long workout.  I brought a bunch of items from the Dollar Store and scattered little things on the outskirts of the track and under the bleachers.  So, they had fun with a scavenger hunt, and then with high-5-ing me with each lap.

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