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Member Since:

Feb 13, 2017

Gender:

Female

Goal Type:

Age Division Winner

Running Accomplishments:

I have just recently started running.  I ran my first race on April 29, 2017  It was a 5K race in Singapore.  My time was 18:37.4.  I hope to continue running for enjoyment for a long time, and run in races occasionally.

Short-Term Running Goals:

I want to increase my training and become faster.  I would eventually like to become the fastest in my age group.

Long-Term Running Goals:

I would love to continue running as long as I can.

Personal:

I am Vietnamese-American and I am 15 years old.  I am home schooled so do not run on a team. 

 I enjoy running everyday, and you may find me running City Creek Canyon, Memory Grove or in the avenues near the cemetary in Salt Lake City almost everyday.

My favorite subjects are History and Math.

I would love to be a history teacher or math teacher someday.

 

Miles:This week: 25.00 Month: 116.00 Year: 523.12
Total Distance
6.00

Ran 6 easy miles in the rain.  I have kind of gotten used to the rain here.  It rains every day, but it doesn't last for long, just off and on all day long.  

I was so sore today from yesterday.  I haven't been this sore in a long time.

I have set some new running goals for the summer.  I am posting them and my running schedule for June below.  That way I am committed to doing it.

GOAL

Run 5K in 18:00 by October 1, 2017

 

Intermediate Goals

1- Run 5K in 18:30 by July 1, 2017

2- Run 5K in 18:20 by August 1, 2017

3- Run 5K in 18:10 by Sept. 1, 2017

 

Running Schedule for June

June 1: Run 10 miles fast

June 2: Run 6 miles easy

June 3: Run 3 x 2 miles at 12:15 to 12:30 (90 sec recovery)

June 4: Rest or easy run

June 5: Run eight 400m at 70 to 75 sec (60 sec recovery)

June 6: Run 6 miles easy

June 7: Run 4 x 1 mile at 5:50 to 6:00 (60 sec recovery)

June 8: Run 6 miles easy

June 9: Run 3 x 1200m at 4:24 to 4:30 (3 min rest)

June 10: Run 6 miles easy

June 11: Rest or easy run

June 12: Run 8 x 200m at 30 to 35 sec (60 rest)

June 13: Run 6 miles easy

June 14: Run 3 miles easy

June 15: 5K time trial

June 16: Run 6 miles easy

June 17: Run 6 miles fast

June 18: Rest or easy run

June 19: Run 10 miles fast

June 20: Run 6 miles easy

June 21: Run 7 x 800 m at 2:50 to 2:55 (30 sec recovery)

June 22: Run 6 miles easy

June 23: Run 4 x 1000m at 3:40 (3 min rest)

June 24: Rest or easy run

June 24: Run 10 miles fast

June 25: Rest or easy run

June 26: Run 6 miles easy

June 27: Run 3 x 2 miles at 12:15 to 12:20 (90 sec recovery)

June 28: Run 6 easy miles

June 29: Rest or easy running

June 30: Run 5K in 18:30

 

Revaluate for July and repeat the above or make adjustments where necessary.

 

- Add hills or stairs on easy days when not too tired from the previous day.

 

- Work on my core.  Neck and shoulder muscles are especially weak.

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Race: 800m Time Trial (0.5 Miles) 00:02:13, Place in age division: 1
Total Distance
10.00

This morning I ran 3 miles easy.

This afternoon I trained with the college.

I asked the coach if he would time me in a 800m time trial.  He had some of the guys pace me.

I ran 2:13.7.  I cam around the first 400m in 64.  I felt not too bad, but starting into the final 200m, my shoulders and neck got really tight, everything started getting dark..I thought I would pass out, but I kept pushing to the end.

After, we ran 2 x 400m (65 sec) and 8 x 200 m (31 to 36 sec) .  I was so dead on the last couple of 200m that all I could do was 36 sec.

I read a blog today here on the "fast running blog".  It was a blog about a father and son who ran a half marathon in Crocs.   I couldn't believe it.  Today the coach at the college told me again that I need to get some racing flats or spikes.  He says it would make a big difference.  So I told him about the guys running in Crocs.  I joked and told him I was going to get some Crocs to run in.

On the way home I actually even went and tried some on.  I can't see how anyone can run in Crocs.  

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Total Distance
6.00

6 miles in light rain today.

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Total Distance
6.00

6 miles outside today.  

It is a hot and sunny morning here in Singapore today.  It felt good to run this morning and I took it out fast today.  Did the 6 miles in about 41 minutes.

 

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Total Distance
3.00

3 miles

 

 

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Total Distance
31.00
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