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April 26, 2019

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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)



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



Half marathon-Deseret News 2018-1:05:08(aided)

Short-Term Running Goals:

Become an all-american in cross country and track.

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.  


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.  

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 52.30 Month: 347.90 Year: 1539.30
Total Distance

AM-Fast finish 800s. Due to the state meet, we worked out on Provo High School's track.  The 800s were supposed to have the first 400m at 65, then the next at 60.  They first one had splits of 65, 57.  The next one was 64, 59, and the final one I went 66, 60.  I kinda got dropped by the top guys no the last one, but I was with them for hte first two.  At the start of the last one, one of our guys was tying his shoes or something, and then coach said go.  I expected him to call us back, so I didn't start out for nearly a second.  After about 130m I caught back up to the guys.  At the start of the home strech, they started speeding it up on the first lap. On the second lap I just gave it all I had and told myself to just hold the speed I could, and see if I could still run a 62.  I was happy to run a 60 on it.  Fun workout.  Looking forward to regionals, especially with this added confidence. After I watched some of the races at the statemeet and saw fellow blogger Ryan Raff break my 3200m 4A record, running 8:54! 

PM-3 easy miles.  

From Holt on Sat, May 19, 2018 at 23:15:25 from

That was a pretty impressive run by Ryan... as was yours a few years back. Good luck at Regionals!

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