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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Today a TV crew came out to my workplace!  So, my workout was Bootcamp, rather than running.  I'd planned to run afterward, assuming that it would be a typical hour-long Bootcamp.  But little did I know that it would go on for an intense 2 1/4 hours just because of the cameras.  So, I resisted the urge to overtrain, and instead, stretched and had some breakfast.  Here's the footage of the Bootcamp.  I'm the one wearing a burgundy tank top and khaki shorts; apparently I'm not very interesting since I'm always just in the background!  :-)

 

 http://www.kgw.com/community/blogs/drew-carney/Bootcamp-RDFT-80628397.html

Comments
From Bonnie on Tue, Jan 05, 2010 at 14:32:42 from 128.196.228.134

cool video! You are a movie star!

I have two of Lydiard's books (as a follow-up to your blog conversation of yesterday which I decided not to specifically respond to ...), they are good reads. Did you read the Running Times articles last month on Lydiard? Lorriane Moller wrote a great article and Greg also has written some things about Lydiard and his training (Greg traveled with Lydiard in the months before he died). Greg and Nobby (Nobby coached a Japanese corporate team with Lydiard) both wrote a response to a reader that had some questions about the apparent conflicts in interpretations about what types of workouts Lydiard prescribed during base training. It is a good read too (I think ;-))

http://runningtimes.com/Article.aspx?ArticleID=18496

Happy running!

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