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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 REDSHIRT CROSS COUNTRY SEASON

Be one of the fastest 3 freshmen at SUU by the end of the season.

Run an 8k faster than 27:00

Sub 22:00 at BYU meet (4 miles).

Top 10 at SUU home meet.

Win the Cottowood Heights Thanksgiving 5k

Do everything my coach asks as best I can.

SUU FRESHMAN TRACK (probably red shirt)

Run sub 4:00 in the 1500m

Run under 1:55 in the 800m

Sub 50 in the 400m

Sub 9:00 in the 3000m.

Sub 15:30 in the 5000m.

Long-Term Running Goals:

Sub 1:50 in the 800m

Sub 4:00 in the mile

Sub 14:30 in the 5k

Sub 31:00 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: 0.00 Month: 177.41 Year: 739.86
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

10 miles to finish another solid week of mileage that doesn't feel nearly as high as it is. I ran with Mike for the first 7.5 but he wasn't feeling well so he went home and I did a little more on my own, coming back from my little loop I passed this dinner thing, not sure who it was for but it had ice cream, it was really good ice cream, so that was another boost to the day. We went easy today but I picked it up the last couple miles. Oh yeah, I hit a deer with my car on the way home from true t bird night friday, that was exciting, theres a new dent in my car. But seriously I couldn't have even done anything, I saw the first deer and I slowed down to let it pass and then the next one comes out of no where and runs straight into my car as I'm slowing down, it was fine though so whatever. I'm getting into really good shape, I'm way faster than I was when I raced BYU so I think I will surprise some people at color country in 2 weeks.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.002.509.50

Felt like a speed workout today so I ran 400s with Jake, I felt good and ran the splits I wanted to. Jake's has been running so fast recently I wouldn't be surprised if he's one of our top 5 guys. I've also been improving steadily and I'm really feeling like at our home meet in two week I can take top 10.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.000.000.000.009.00

Traveling guys and coaches are gone for Griak so I ran with Jake today, we did 9 miles and averaged 6:21. It was windy but it actually felt really easy, like around mile 5-6 I didn't know what pace we had been going and it felt like maybe 7:00 or 7:20 and so I asked Jake and he said we were going 6:05! So yeah easy but fast too! Took an ice bath when we finished too, it was a lot less painful than last time but still unpleasent haha.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

I'm at about 9 plus the warm up right now, well today I went 8.5 with Jake, pretty tired from yesterday, I took an ice bath and that was pretty fun haha.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.500.000.000.0010.50

I did very well on this workout, I'm definitely not just coming back anymore, I'm moving forward! And I still have so much room to improve, just barely starting speed and I'm still no where close to the mileage I want to be at in a year, I'm going to be flying!

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.500.000.000.009.50

Nice run today, good pace on my favorite loop

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