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Member Since:

Jun 01, 2013

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

3200m: 10:10 (Woods Cross Invite 2014)

1600m: 4:27 (Utah 5A State Championship 2015)

800: 1:59 (Time trial the last week of school, timed by Coach Murphy.)

5K: 16:20 (ran under 16:00 for the 3 mile)

Copper Hills Invitational 2015 1600m Champion.

 

8th fastest 1600m runner in Alta history

 

2014-2015 Alta Track Athlete of the Year

8th place and 1st in age division at 2014 Jupiter Peak Steeplechase (16 mile La Sportiva championship race) time of 2:02:47. Sprained my ankle with a mile left, hobbled to the finish as fast as I could.

 

3rd place and 1st in age division at the 2015 Leadville Heavy Half, a 15.5 mile course that started at over 10,000 ft and had over 4500 meet elevation gain, tons of shifty rocky areas, ice, snow, rivers, and an out and back with 500+ runners on a narrow path at the top. I ran 2:13:09 and beat a guy from the Junior National Mountain Running team.

 

Short-Term Running Goals:

SUU FRESHMAN TRACK (probably red shirt)

Run sub 4:00 in the 1500m

1:55 in the 800m

Sub 50 in the 400m

Sub 15:25 in the 5000m.

Potential Meets:

UVU College Invite- March 31-April 1

University of Utah Spring Classic- April 7th/Weber State Invitational- April 8th

2017 BYU Robison Invitational- April 28-29

Weber State Twilight- May 3rd

BYU Cougar Invitational/Last Chance- May 10-13

Long-Term Running Goals:

Sub 1:50 in the 800m

Sub 4:00 in the mile

Sub 14:00 in the 5k

Sub 30:00 in the 10k

Make the varsity team for SUU.

Run all my life and be great at it

Go to NCAA Nationals

Represent Switzerland at the European Athletics Championship.

Become the fastest Swiss middle distance runner by 2020 (800m, 1500m)

Be a great mountain/trail runner

Coach Track and Cross Country

Represent the USA at the World Long Distance Mountain Running Championship

Be elected mayor when I grow old and wise.

Personal:

Freshman running for Southern Utah University, I ran for Alta high school and was trained by Coach Murphy, he is a great coach, one of the best there is. Served an lds mission in Montreal Canada. I want to be a coach in the future! I'm also Swiss so I want to compete for Switzerland internationally.

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Miles:This week: 6.50 Month: 27.50 Year: 122.25
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I was highly unsuccessful in my goal to post all of my runs last week. Hopefully that will change this week, today I did my first speed workout in over two weeks. It went alright, all things considered I'm not dissapointed, it was a very hard workout. Not sure if I'm going to be ready to race at UVU, thats pretty soon and my level of fitness isn't very high. I think I'd probably run somewhere in the 4:teens for the 1500 if I did race. I'm really just trying to build and get some confidence going into summer training for cross country next year, the team is going to be really competitive and I want to be at my best. My new goal is to run like 70-80 miles per week in may and june and hopefully build on that in july and then when cross country comes in august be able to hold the mileage that is expected of the top guys on the team so I can train with them. I've been having some weird lung/throat problems for a while, probably need to see a doctor about it. I also want to start putting in a weekly long run on saturday that is much longer and slower than the rest of the week. A lot of times this year I've ended up having saturday as my shortest run and I think that hasn't been good for recovery or base building. I cut my mileage and am rebuilding it but I think I should do a little less during the week and then a really good long run every saturday morning where I just enjoy it and let my body recover. I also want to eat healthier and drop some weight because I am back up to 150 and I definitely feel a difference when I'm closer to 140 at longer distances. There's also the whole core thing that I need to do a better job of doing on my own. I used to be really good at that.

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