Closing the Gap

November 25, 2020

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Member Since:

Dec 28, 2009



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.


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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Beautiful day for a long run!  The course was rolling hills.

9:59, 8:39, 8:38, 8:13, 8:21, 8:25, 8:31, 8:26, 8:31, 8:41, 8:46, 8:50

From Burt on Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 13:49:54 from

Fantastic workout.

From Burt on Sat, Apr 17, 2010 at 11:59:13 from

Fabulous workout.

From Burt on Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 13:16:13 from

Funky fresh workout.

Hey, it's almost been a month since you blogged. Just stopping by to wish you a happy birthday. I want to make sure all my bases are covered.

From Coach Cara on Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 18:35:07 from

I know, I've been so bad about it, Burt. OK, I'll try to do a little catch up work. I've been SO busy, though, I barely have time to think these days!!!

You're such a sweetheart for caring! :-)

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