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Utah Valley Half Marathon

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Member Since:

May 18, 2010



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

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

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






NCAA finishes:

Cross Country: 10th(2018);

Indoor: 3k-7th(2019) 5k-10th(2019);

Outdoor: 10k-22nd(2018), 4th(2019), 5k-7th(2019)

Long-Term Running Goals:

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

School records in the 5km and 10km.  


Served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints from July 2015-July 2017.  I gained 30 lbs. during the service and came back out of shape; however I knew that if the Lord wanted me to once again run competitively, he would bless me to return to fitness. 

I graduated from Sky View High School in Smithfield, Utah. I currently run for Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.  

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Race: Utah Valley Half Marathon (13.1 Miles) 01:13:19, Place overall: 7, Place in age division: 1
Total Distance

Fun race.  Kind of tough at first but then got into it.  Ran a PR.  Stayed until Paul Peterson came in on the full marathon and talked to him and a few others after the race. 

From Steve on Mon, Jun 13, 2011 at 10:07:23 from

You did great! I would have loved to make it, but doing some time off on the trails. Is that a PR for the half marathon?

From Paul on Mon, Jun 13, 2011 at 11:20:40 from

Good job Conner, keep it up!

From Dave S on Mon, Jun 13, 2011 at 13:08:34 from

Great job! Can't wait to see how you do in XC.

From Conner Mantz on Sat, Jun 18, 2011 at 00:24:17 from

Thanks, and yes Steve it is a PR for a half marathon. Thanks Paul, I'll try. Thanks Dave, and I can't wait for it.

From Holt on Sat, Jun 18, 2011 at 12:50:54 from

Just checked out your race - great job! Paul was bragging about your before the marathon; talking about your PR's and such - you have an awesome future ahead of you.

Want to move down to St. George!? (I coach Pine View).

What school will you go to up there? Sky View.

From Conner Mantz on Sat, Jun 18, 2011 at 13:38:54 from

Thanks, and yep, I'll be running for Sky View.

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