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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.  

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 155.31 Year: 2086.26
Race: Shamrock Shuffle (3.2 Miles) 00:17:20, Place overall: 1, Place in age division: 1
Total Distance

       Went to the Shamrock Shuffle.  There was an absolutely terrible wind for the first one and a half miles.  I've usually always loved the first uphill in this race, but this year was terrible.  The uphill plus the wind made it almost impossible to run a 6-minute pace.  My first mile clocked at about 6:20 or something like that.  My next miles were faster, but the wind wasn't pushing me until halfway through. I finished with not a very good time for me, but Mitch Allen didn't finish too well either, so I didn't feel that bad about it.  His GPS also said it was 3.2 miles.  Later that day I just needed to run more, so I went on a 3 mile run 8 hours later and found that the wind had not changed a bit. 

From allie on Sun, Mar 18, 2012 at 10:53:42 from

nice race, conner. bummer about the crazy wind.

From Jake K on Sun, Mar 18, 2012 at 11:53:47 from

Another great effort Conner. It was crazy windy yesterday, not a great day for racing! Some longer (5K) efforts like this will make blazing through the 1600m feel so much shorter!

From Steve on Sun, Mar 18, 2012 at 23:43:37 from

Nice race, I thought about getting out to that one. Good time for winds like that!

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