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January 18, 2020

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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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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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