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Blue and White meet

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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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Race: Blue and White meet (3.08 Miles) 00:15:57
Total Distance
10.75

    Blue and white meet. I got there a little late, and found out that we were starting pretty soon.  400m warm up before we started.  This is our intersquad meet to see where we are at the start of the season and who will be running varsity at Highland.  Anyway, it was a good race to humble me and remind me how much harder and different cross country is. My first mile was 5:18, and Ethan and Connor were pretty close.  Next mile was 5:17.  I wanted to go for a sub-5:10 average, but saw I was really far behind with a mile to go.  Last mile I really got back into the cross country feel and pushed.  Last 300m is on a track, and I was able to run 47 for it.  It was cool to see how much some people improved just from summer training.  Our team looks great this year, and we have a lot of young kids who have a lot of potential too. 

     Cool down after, then 5 more when I got home.  

Comments
From MarkS on Fri, Aug 15, 2014 at 16:17:20 from 98.202.129.174

Conner,

Congratulations on your blue-white meet. I hope you were satisfied with the result.

Will you be running in the Highland Invitational at Sugarhouse Park?

I am looking forward to seeing how you do.

Maybe if I have time I will come and watch.

I used to love running the XC course at sugarhouse Park when I was in high school.

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