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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: Region 5 (3.107 Miles) 00:14:59, Place overall: 1, Place in age division: 1
Total Distance

     Not really a good race for me, but I wanted to get my quad/right leg back to feeling better.  I just need to take better care of it.  Anyway, we watched and cheered on the races, but as a team we struggled in the JV races and Varsity girls race.  It was a little scary heading into our race, especially because Alex was kinda injured, Ethan has been having liver problems(however that works) the past two weeks, and a few other guys didn't feel fresh at all.  Well, we were ready to run hard though, and as a team, we bearly missed beating Ogden, who took 3rd at Bob Firman.  I got out slow, but then just settled into a good pace. Once I realized no one was going with me, I decided to keep a faster even pace and not throw in any surges.  Mile was 4:50.  I looked back and we looked good, but not great in our places.  After a little while I heard that Alek from Ogden was gaining on me, so I put in a surge, but then made sure I didn't push it too much because my right leg needed me to be careful.  I made sure I finished comfortable on my leg, but my breathing was still tired. Alek was second, then Alex from Sky View(my team) was 3rd, then Mark summers, and Garrett Barton.  After that it was Ethan(Sky View again!) and 3 other guys before our 4th guy.  We had 4 in the top 10!  Our fifth guy ran well, but Ogden's fifth guy did too.  We ended up losing by 5 points, but it was alright, we ran great as a team, and I couldn't be happier on any other team. Cool down after, then 4.2 miles when I got home.

From MarkS on Sat, Oct 11, 2014 at 00:28:27 from

Way to go Conner! It is going to be an exciting state meet.

From Spencer Smith on Sat, Oct 11, 2014 at 08:08:47 from

that's an accomplishment. Saying you didn't have a good race, but you finished in the 14's.

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