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Cottonwood Heights,Ut,USA

Member Since:

May 17, 2008



Goal Type:

Marathon Finish

Running Accomplishments:

Pony Express 50 miler  2009   13:19

*** 50K PR is 7:11 Red Mountain 50K  2010

Red Mountain 50k 2008

   Goblin Valley 50K (twice)

Antelope Island 50k


24 hours of Moab (dropped out at 42 miles)

Antelope Island 25K

***  Marathon PR is 4:50 (St. George)

14 St. George Marathons

Portland Marathon

2 Ogden Marathons

2 Park City Marathons

Top of Utah

*** Half Marathon PR is 2:18 (Bryce Canyon)

Hobble Creek Half

Provo River Half

Salt Lake City Half

Bryce Canyon Half

Painters Half

Short-Term Running Goals:

I did it!!!  Pony Express 50 miler!!   13:19 !  Oct. 16, 2009

 2011 Race Calendar:

Feb. Aloha Race - Honolulu

April Red Mountain 30K

April  SL Running Co. 5K

May Running with Angels 5K

July Bryce Canyon Half Marathon

Aug. Park City Half Marathon

Oct. St. George Marathon

Sept. Little Grand Canyon Half Marathon

Provo Halloween Half Marathon

Nov. Mesquite Half Marathon

2012 Race Calendar

Jan New Years Revolution Race at Oval (14 miles)

April Red Mountain 30K

July Bryce Canyon Half Marathon

Aug. Park City Half Marathon

Oct. St. George Marathon

Oct. Halloween Half Marathon

Nov. Mesquite Half Marathon

Dec. Honolulu Marathon

Long-Term Running Goals:

Stay fit enough to run marathons all thru my life


I started running at age 40 (14 years ago!)  I am married to Harold, he is a super supportive husband and we enjoy running and biking the trails along the Wasatch Front together. Between us we have 7 children and 9 grandchildren.  I am really having fun trying new races in scenic parts of Utah, I am a newbie in the ultrarunning world, I am slow, but love everything about it!  I have a lot to learn,but I am enjoying the journey.  

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Did muscle up this morning and then decided to try something new. I went over to track at Brighton High and decided to take baby steps on some speed work.  I warmed up and then did one mile with an  AP of 8:53, I had to stop my garmin twice to catch my breath, but was super happy with that time.  I think I will do this more often it was really pretty fun!

Now it is off to St. George and Mesquite!  Be safe guys!!!  Wish me luck on the penny slots!!

From marion on Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 11:41:01 from

Way to go Les! That is awesome! Just tell yourself what I tell myself- only once a week... only once a week ;) We can handle that :)

From Maurine/Tarzan on Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 11:46:20 from

Good pace there girl! Have fun in Mesquite!

From leslie peterson on Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 12:11:40 from

I think I can handle it once a week!

Okay girls, behave yourselves and I will be back Thur!

From Kelli on Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 14:06:29 from


Great speed work, you are awesome! And you enjoyed it, so what more can I say???

From Gary on Wed, Jun 24, 2009 at 15:20:09 from

Hope you are having fun with the girls and Harold is suviving well in your absense. Hoping we can go running on Saturday. Let me know...

From Smooth on Wed, Jun 24, 2009 at 15:23:59 from

Hey, SO HAPPY you liked speed work!!! See, it's good to wake up those fast muscles once a week. Hope you WIN big and have lotsa FUN!!!

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