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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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BRRRRR !  Ran from my  house to the Cottonbottom, past the Old Mill, got to try  out the new trail and then up to the mouth of BCC and home.  My fingers aren't working, better stop.

From Little Engine That Could on Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 11:28:25 from

Hi Leslie! I've stopped blogging and reading other's blogs until just recently. I see that you got you 50 miler done! Wow! That is huge!!! Congrats!

From Smooth on Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 18:37:52 from

NICE miles! Did you say new trail?!!! FUN!!! Good thing we don't need our fingers to run.

From leslie peterson on Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 18:43:07 from

Hi girls!!! yah,, my fingers were out of order for about an hour!

From Smooth on Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 18:50:44 from

When the temp dips below freezing, I don the mittens. Gloves don't work for my fingers!

From Scott Wesemann on Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 19:38:14 from

It sounds like you have recovered from your 50 mler. Nice to see you gettin' some miles.

From leslie peterson on Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 19:48:13 from

Scott, I think I am good to go, I am just going to take it easy thru the holidays and then kick it up a knotch in Jan.

From Scott Wesemann on Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 10:27:38 from

That was kind of my plan too Leslie. Good to see you're back.

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