lyndy davis

Portland, OR

haute volée Since: 2015

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born 1/26/1990
hometown portland, oregon




What is your favorite quote that guides, inspires, or embodies your training/racing/life?
"Decide and commit." - Ian Solof, University of Portland XC Coach

Favorite post-race meal? 
Thai food and coconut bliss ice cream for dessert.
What is your must-have piece of running gear?
Roga Visor and Mini Fancy Stride Shorts.

Do you have a training philosophy?
I have a 5% improvement rule. Every training cycle I do 5% more: could be more mileage, speed work, weights, stretching, or more naps!

What is your favorite place to run?
Forest Park in Portland, Oregon. I love running on trails.
Why do you run?
I am addicted to exercise! I like the challenge of pushing the limits of my body. We can always improve a little!
What is your favorite workout?
Long tempo runs

What is your favorite activity, when not running?
I like adventurous travel. I think exploring new places and getting lost is fun. I also really like going to outdoor markets, picking berries, dancing, going to vegan restaurants, and spending time with my husband.

Complete the sentence: If I was stranded in a hotel room with one movie and one book they would be…
Good Will Hunting and Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand.

lyndy's personal records

5k 16:33.42
10k 34:45
13.1 1:18:38
26.2 2:42:34


racing highlights

2016 - Wine Country Half Marathon - 1:18:38 - 1st 
2015 - California International Marathon - 2:42:41 (OTQ)
2015 - Foot Traffic Flat Marathon - 1st 
2015 - Woodinville Wine Country Half Marathon - 1st 
2015 - Oregon Wine Country Half Marathon - 1st 


photo credit: Janelle Davis