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Location:

Washington,DC,USA

Member Since:

May 01, 2008

Gender:

Female

Goal Type:

Boston Qualifier

Running Accomplishments:

One marathon: 4:08; Half marathon PR: 1:48:30; Ten-miler PR: 1:23; 8k PR: 39:00; 10k PR: 46:51

 

Short-Term Running Goals:

Lose 10 lbs. to get in shape to run faster and --> Qualify for Boston!

Race calendar:

May 18: Capitol Hill Classic 10k (50:23)

June 14: Lawyers Have Heart 10k (48:20)

July 12: Caribbean Sounds 10k (50:23)

July 14: Bastille Day 4-miler (30:55)

July 27: Riley's Rumble 1/2 Marathon (1:48:30)

(Stress fracture/broken jaw break)

Nov 9: Veteran's day 10k (46:51!!!)

Nov 27: Alexandria Turkey Trot 5-miler

Dec 6: Gar Williams 1/2 marathon

Dec 14: Jingle All the way 10k

February 14, 2009: Myrtle Beach marathon? (goal: 3:40!!!)

Long-Term Running Goals:

Finish a 1/2 Ironman before I'm 40 years old

Finish 10 marathons in 4:00 hrs or less by the time I'm 40 years old.

Run the JFK 50-miler

Personal:

Just another single 30-year old Argentine girl living the American dream in Washington DC and trying to run faster. Graduated from Southern Utah University in 2003, then moved to DC. I have a full-time job as research economist for an association in the transportation industry and I'm attempting to get my Master's degree in Economics from Johns Hopkins, part-time, while keeping my sanity!

More adventures in my personal blog

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Hiked about 5 miles, some very rocky difficult terrain up here (Acadia Mountain loop). I got frustrated with my friend Ivan for being too slow - I was really trying to go as slow as I possibly could, but can't compete with a guy walking around looking up at all times with his hands in his pockets! So we made a deal: I'd go as slow as I possibly could if he tried to pick up his pace a little... it worked for a little bit, but then surely enough he stepped the wrong way down a rock and twisted his ankle really bad. Poor guy, I felt horrible... but.... i have to admit, I was a little glad inside, planning all the miles I'd do the next day, since he wasn't going to be able to hike. I know, I'm bad. I'm going straight down to hell... BUT, I also know that deep inside HE was also happy that the pressure was off for him to do any hiking the next day, and he would be able to do whatever he wanted (which was our agreement from the beginning anyway, he just wanted to hike with me to be nice and so I wouldn't be alone). Anyway... we made it back to the car and to the campsite, he iced his ankle, we made some good food, a nice fire, and went off to sleep.

I cannot tell you how gorgeous Acadia NP is. I'll post some pics soon. I was wowed. Wow.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
Comments
From marion on Tue, Oct 14, 2008 at 12:44:53

I was wondering if you were back yet. I was folding the MOUNTAIN of laundry and thinking, "I wonder when Lucia will be back?"

Sounds like a great trip,,, hahahha trip, get it? Sorry about his ankle ;) I will go to hell with you. Well drink margaritas and you can make cherry garcia ice cream. We'll sit in hell and eat, EAT EAT!!!!

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