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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

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

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

Post-mission:

1,500m-3:45

3k-7:50 at dr. Sander Invitational and MPSF

5k-13:29

10k-28:18

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.

Eventually get the school records in the 5km and 10km.  

Personal:

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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     Bryan had a great hill/race pace workout today.  The repeat was less than a mile we thought at first, but I did google earth and it says it was 1.06-1.1 depending on how much of the corners you cut off.  I don't know how accurate on google earth is.  This run was supposed to imitate how the second mile of foot locker is. I did a mile warm up, then I did 3 of these repeats.  My first one I pushed and felt great during.  The next he told me what he did that helped him at foot locker, and how to make hills easier.  I did these the second and third times.  I felt great through all of these.  Better than usual for a hill workout, probably because I didn't have anyone pushing me so I could have been going slower.  He said I ran them about at 5:30 each.  After I feel like I could have pushed it more on the few flat parts.  Mile and a half cool down.  3 more hard workouts until foot locker. 

Comments
From PRE on Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 20:30:14 from 99.50.213.11

Hi Conner,

I checked out the Foot Locker results from 2011. You did great. Now I have a better understanding of what you were talking about when you said placing in the top ten and going to the Nationals. You were referring to the Foot Locker Cross Country Nationals. Regarding last year - you did much better than Jerrell Mock who placed 58th! But maybe you already knew that.

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