The Marathon...
...Running for Life

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Crazy Horse Half Marathon
October 6, 2013
In the Black Hills of South Dakota
Canceled due to blizzard "Atlas" 
that brought strong wind and 31" of snow.
Click on the image below to read about (see pictures too)
of our blizzard experience.
Donated shirt and finishers medal to Special Olympics.
Since I couldn't run Crazy Horse Half Marathon, I ran the
St. Louis Rock and Roll Half Marathon (Oct 27).

Bib #: 12614 

Finish time: 2:59 (which is a PR for me)

Overall Place: 6,391/7,442

Division (50-54 Women): 245/376

Avg Pace: 13:42

Click on the image below to see my fundraising page. 

 Thanks to all of my awesome sponsors who not only helped me reach my goal of $2,500, but actually exceed it - raising a grand total of $2,662.  All funds are for the life-saving work of the Vitae Foundation!   

My Awesome Sponsors

Paul and Kathy Bastasch
Jim and Judy Budde
Mike and Mary Ann Caffrey
Ceil Callahan
Team Carmichael
Dr. Pat and Angi Castle
Dr. Eric and Michele Caywood
Tom and Monica Dunn
Mick and Donna Effertz
Grant Fenske
Charlie and Jeanne Haake
Lee and Pat Hanley
Mary Jo Hitz
Sen. Mike and Claudia Kehoe
Ralph and Mary Kemna
Bill and Stacey Kromer
Tambra Kruse
Carl and Carolyn Landwehr
Tom and Dolores Lauf
Rene Maxey
Rob McCurren
Mary Lauf Nichols
Tom and BK Perkins
Ret. Sen. Larry and Beth Rohrbach
Rev. Jim and Sandra Savage
Dr. Jim and Margaret Schatz
Kevin and Martha Schieber
Allan and Ann Verhulst
Joanne Zitz

      Last Years Race Stats and Info

St. Louis Rock and Roll Marathon
October 21, 2012
  • My Longest Run (3 weeks before race): 20 miles
  • Money raise for charity: $3,345
  • Most Miles Logged in One Week42
  • Fastest Pace I Ran While Training: 8 minute mile
  • Hottest day of training run: 102 degrees
  • Cross Training: Cycling sometimes to and from my office
  • Average Pace During Training: 13 minute mile
  • Race Day Breakfast: Protein Bar, Banana, Coffee, Water, Vitamins
  • Total Miles Logged  Since April Pre and Official Training: 526
  • Illnesses During Training: 2 colds, 2 UTI’s, exercise induced bronchial spasm
  • Injuries: 0
  • St. Louis Rock and Roll Finishers: 1,900 Full and 9,500 Half Marathoners.
  • Women’s Division Marathon Finishers that were 50+: 79
  • Number of Estimated Steps to Finish Marathon: 42,000
  • Race Recovery: Best yet.  Very little swelling.  Sore/stiff – toes took a beating. 
  • Marathon Fun Fact: Running...foot impact on ground is 4 x your body weight.
  • Favorite Mantra/Scripture: Anything is possible through Christ Who Strengthen’s Me

My Team:
 The National LIFE Runners.

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