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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-Only 10k on a track.

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

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


3k-8:02 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.

Sub-14 min 5k in indoor season.

Sub-8 min 3k

make outdoor track nationals.

10k-sub 29


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.  

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Miles:This week: 39.20 Month: 260.75 Year: 692.40
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       9.25 miles overall. I went to "practice"(It's moritorium this week so we can't practice with the coaches, so we just met up anyway), and one of the future juniors took charge and had us do some tempo 1000m repeats with 1 min. rest, and we ran it in the fields/canal by Sky View.  The canal was very overgrown and you were likely to get hit in the face by some weeds, so it wasn't very enjoyable.  I paced Ethan for all of his 8 and then Connor Compton for his last 2.  After I went to Ethan's where we ran two more miles. 

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      Went hammocking/hiking last night with some friends, so after Ethan and I just decided to get a run in.  We did 8Xhill repeats at a hill by the Utah State Campus that kicked my butt.  I just ran with him for them to help him out(I'm not really training for any races with the mission).  We then cooled down to his car.

      2 miles later. My butt is extremely sore.

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      Ran up the canyon.  Did some "tempo" for about a mile and a half just for fun, but it wasn't too quick.  Overall it was a fairly good effort.  2 weeks until I leave to Ghana.

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       5 miles easy. I went on a fairly hard hike last night, and I felt pretty tired from the hill workout two days ago, so I felt pretty dead. I may run more later today.

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      5 easy miles. I didn't feel the greatest, but it's alright, I don't have and races coming up anytime soon.


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      Warmed up for a mile, then did the "downhill death mile" attempting to run a sub-4.  Because you lose 500 feet in elevation, it's more of a sprint.  We used a couple Garmins to measure the distance, so it really wasn't too accurate.  I ran under four, but it may not have been the most accurate. Ethan paced me on his bike and his bike's MPH was over 15 the whole time, so hopefully it was.  Anyway, it was just for fun and wasn't too accurate. Ethan filmed it, but before he stopped it, the camera fell and the SD card fell out and so it didn't record it all the way. We might redo it so we can get a video and next time we'll try to make it as accurate as can be.  After I paced Ethan for 4 miles of tempo, then we cooled down and ate crepes after.

Here is the garmin thing that shows all the information.


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