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Location:

Provo,UT,USA

Member Since:

May 18, 2010

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

NCAA Champ

Running Accomplishments:

Pre-high school: I ran a lot of local 5ks and a few half marathons.  I didn't do a ton of training, but I just had fun, and I got more serious about it as high school got closer.

High school: I enjoyed running a lot, especially cross country.  I originally did track to keep my in shape for cross country.  I ran at Footlocker Nationals, the Adidas Dream mile, Brooks PR Invitational, world xc junior championships, and a few local 5ks. 

PRs: 800: 1:56.80-State Track 2014

1600: 4:10-State Track 2014/Mile: Sea Level-Adidas Grand Prix-4:07

3200:Alititude(4500ft): 8:57.99-State Track 2014-2 Mile:8:53 at Brooks PR Invitational

5K: New Balance Indoor Nationals(2014) - 14:24

10K:USA Junior Track Championships (2014)-31:01-Only 10k on a track.

15K: Blacksmith Fork Freedom Run (aided) 48:10(2013).

Half Marathon: 
Utah Valley Half - 1:11:24(aided)(2012)

Post-mission:

3k-8:02 at dr. Sander Invitational and MPSF

5k-14:01 both at MPSF and Iowa state Invitational.

Short-Term Running Goals:

Become an all-american in cross country and track.

Sub-14 min 5k in indoor season.

Sub-8 min 3k

make outdoor track nationals.

10k-sub 29

5k-sub-13:45

Long-Term Running Goals:

Make sure I have fun, not get burned out, and get faster.

Personal:

I recently returned from serving a two year mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Ghana.  I gained 30 lbs. during the service and came back out of shape. I graduated from Sky View High School in Smithfield, Utah. I currently run for Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.  

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Miles:This week: 41.70 Month: 212.80 Year: 1212.78
Total Distance
5.50

Today we ran an easy run around El Camino College.  It was a lot of fun.  After we did strides.  Watched some great races too for a bit. We had two guys run times in the 10,000m that should get them to regionals, so it looks like we have 6 guys so far in the 10,000m that have run 29:35 or better, which has been fun to see.  We also had another teammate run sub-9 minute in the steeple, so that makes 8 guys for our team in that event.  I'm excited for tomorrow!

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Total Distance
8.20

I felt better today.  We did 2X400m, 2x200m.  I didn't bring my flats just because I didn't want myself to be competitive at all, and to just run my own pace.  I think we went 63 or 64(also didn't use watch), and 59.  Felt pretty controlled.  200s were probably around 27.  After the run I felt pretty good.  

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Total Distance
13.00

AM-4 easy miles 

PM-Ran earlier than usual because I had a presentation for a class at 4.  I went with the 880 group, and then did some strides after.  Felt better as the run went on, but still quite a bit tired.  Hopefully I'll be good for the race this weekend.  

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Total Distance
15.00

AM-4 easy miles

PM-1200, 800, 800, 400, 400.  Pretty easy workout, but I was feeling super tired.  It was also super windy.  School and running have just taken out most of my energy.  I don't get how others on the team can do this when they are more into their majors, have jobs, and have other things going on in their lives.  Anyway, the 1200 went well, we hit 3:15.  The 800s were both in 2:09.  The wind didn't seem too bad, until it was my turn to lead it, and then it felt like I was barely moving even though I had to put a spring effort in.  The first 400m was a 60, but felt super taxing.  After the first 100m of the second I just felt super out of it and just stopped and jogged around the track to finish.  Just need to find a way to be more focused/less tired.  It's weird for me to be this tired, as I always get between 8-9 hours of sleep at the least, and felt like I rested pretty well yesterday.  Guess not.  

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Total Distance
41.70
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