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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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I got up at 6:00am this morning and drove up to the Smiths on Wasatch and Bengal and started my run to the Porter Rockwell trail.  Ardie met me in Draper and we ran and chatted for an hour.  Great morning, nice to feel the legs are strong and healthy again.

I don't have another race until August. I am going to do the Jordonelle Triathlon with Harold.  Ardath reminded me to take it easy and not do such high miles and do more cross training. Good idea.  The pool will open the end of the month and I will start doing laps to get ready for the tri.

From Smooth on Mon, May 03, 2010 at 12:49:55 from

WOW! I am so IMPRESSED! I'm so happy for you to do the Jordonelle Triathlon. What a GREAT athlete! Check out your mileage for a Monday! SO AWESOME!

From leslie peterson on Mon, May 03, 2010 at 13:03:41 from

Hi Smooth, I finally feel like I have recovered from the 50K!! I just looked at all your pictures and the report from Boston. What a wonderful trip! I hope you take it easy at Ogden, be careful Smooth!!!!!

From RAD on Mon, May 03, 2010 at 14:18:00 from

Nice work for a Monday lady! The Jordanelle tri sounds fun - I'm with Ardith, stick to the x-training. Spin and swim, it's good!!

From Maurine/Miles on Tue, May 04, 2010 at 15:37:02 from

Good job, Les. We'll have to do some pool running and laps together when my pool opens at the end of the month.

From Scott Wesemann on Wed, May 05, 2010 at 00:08:09 from

Nice miles Leslie. Nice to see that you have recovered. Hope you have a great week.

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