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Member Since:

May 01, 2008



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


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!

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Adidas Supernova Sequence Lifetime Miles: 12.00
400 m race pace800 m race pace1500 m race pace3 K race pace5 K race pace10 K race paceLactic ThresholdAerobic ThresholdMarathon PaceBase IIBase IRegenerationTotal Miles

Last night it rained a little, but by the morning all was almost cleared. We made breakfast and hit the road - Hiked a couple of miles on the way and walked to dinner in Boston. My legs definitely feel the 12 miles from yesterday, and my ankles too, but it feels so great! I am so sad to be leaving this beautiful place. I have to come back sometime. If you haven't seen Acadia National Park and have a chance to get here, don't hesitate and do it. You won't be disappointed. Pictures coming soon!

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
From The Howling Commando on Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 10:04:06

I rode my bike through Acadia National Park many years ago, and actually biked from New york to Maine three years ago. Acadia truly is a magical place. The views are extroardinary. Got to see a meteor shower too.

By the way, your blog has an insane amount of columns. I think it just gave me a migraine and/or fits of seizures. That is crazy. Can I ask what's the point of keeping track of 400, 800, 1500, 3k, 5k pace unless you are an elite runner? The paces are so close anyways and for the average runner anything faster than a 5k or 10k race mile is considered a fast mile. Why keep track of them lol. Confusing!

From Lucia on Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 10:14:52

Ohhhh biking from NY to Maine sounds like a blast! Meteor shower too? Wow!

I think you got my blog confused w/someone elses, maybe? Where do you see those columns? I've actually never measured my pace for those distances, and the shortest race I've done is a 4-miler... I think high school kids like to keep track of the shorter distances pace, but I agree that it wouldn't make sense for someone like me.

From The Howling Commando on Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 10:48:46

Thanks for the advice, Lucia. Hm. Maybe it's just my browser? but I see separate columns on your blog for 400m, 800m, 1500m, 3k, 5k, 10k, lactic threshold, aerobic threshold, marathon pace, base II, base I, and regeneration as well as total miles, sleep time, nap time, and total sleep time. HAHA. It's a bit insane!!

I see that you are also thinking about the JFK 50 as a goal. That is one of my goals as well. I just hope that I could get my body to not crap out on me before the finish line!!

Again thanks for the link. I will have to go and read that blog :)

From Lucia on Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 11:08:04

Ohhhh!!! I see what you mean about the columns... that was... ehemmm... a mistake from when I signed up for the blog. I didn't read the fine print, and got stuck with this format that I picked not really knowing what I was doing, and realized too late that I can't go back to the more basic format now, unfortunately. Sorry about your seizures ;)

I crewed at JFK last November and it looked like a great race - so now I want to do it... in a few years maybe... You seem to have the endurance for it big time, I doubt you'll have a problem at the race if you train properly.

From marion on Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 12:28:23

Hey Lucy lu! What a fun vacation! I can't wait to see the pictures!!!

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