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Location:

Mesa,AZ,united states

Member Since:

Aug 18, 2008

Gender:

Female

Goal Type:

Marathon Finish

Running Accomplishments:

(2009) London't Run 10K - 51:59 :o)

(2009) "Ostrich Festival" - 5K (25:21) Another PR! :o)

(2010) "Ostrich Festival" - 5K (28:54)

(2010) "Fight for Life" - 5K (26:49) 2nd for Age Division!

(2010) "Women's Half Marathon" - (2:16:40)

(2010) "Shun the Sun" - 10K (58:19)

(2010) "Mesa Mi Amigos Turkey Trot" - 10K (57:45)

(2010) "12 K's of Christmas" - 12K (1:14:13)

(2011) "Sedona Marathon" - FULL Marathon  (5:21:58)

Short-Term Running Goals:

Run a half marathon  (October 2008)

Run a sub 27:00 5K (November 2008)

Run a Sub 2:00:00 1/2 Marathon

Run a marathon 

Long-Term Running Goals:

Live a long, heathly life but more importantly, teach my family how to live healthy.

Personal:

I am a lucky lady.  I'm married to the best husband ever, and we have 3 beautiful kids (ages 4, 2, and "new here").   

 

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Okay, I'm a horrible swimmer.  This will take some practice, definitely!  If someone were to watch, they'd wonder if I were drowning.  But, on one was around.  This was good because I didn't drown; however, I suppose if I were drowning, I'd probably like company.  Anyhow, I'm okay with kicking, and I'm okay with doing the arms, but apparently doing them together is not my strong suite.  so I did mostly arms, but did practice both at the same time too.

And when I was done, I was dizzy.  Must. Swim. More. Often.

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Comments
From Kelli on Wed, May 16, 2012 at 21:21:28 from 71.219.98.16

I am right with you! I absolutely HATE water. HATE IT! I do not get in it for anything. It is kind of the family joke, I didn't even get in with my kids when they were little. My husband did.

Good for you for swimming. Maybe you can give e the courage to try it. But only if I can wear a swim skirt!

From Camille on Wed, May 16, 2012 at 21:30:22 from 71.223.96.134

I never get in the water either. It's the only thing that had been holding me back from doing a tri. But I decided I better face my fears. I use to hate running.

Okay, your comment abour swim skirts made me remember I have been meaning to ask you a question about running skirts. You have one right? And you love it? I'm thinking about getting one. I'd like to get one that I can run, bike and swim in. I saw some on runningskirt.com (I think) that has bike shorts under it. Is that how yours is? What is your opinion?

From Camille on Wed, May 16, 2012 at 21:33:52 from 71.223.96.134

I lied, it was runningskirts.com That "s" is important.

From Kelli on Wed, May 16, 2012 at 23:56:16 from 71.219.98.16

YEP, those are the ones I love. I get the athletic skirt, with the biker shorts. Not sure about swimming in them, but I have run and biked in them. LOVE THEM! I have well over 10. ;o)

From Burt on Mon, Jun 18, 2012 at 19:45:40 from 72.223.80.161

I had Gabe give me some pointers once about swimming. He gave me a paddle board and told me to kick. I started to kick and went backwards. He said, "Uh, I've never seen that before." lol!

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