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Member Since:

Jun 01, 2013

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

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) @ Nike SW 2014

Copper Hills Invitational 2015 1600m Champion.

Member of the SUU Cross Country/Track and Field teams

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:

Get in shape for the progression run.

Top 15 on the team for the progression run and road race.

4:15 mile

3:55 1500m

15:00 5k

9:15 Steeplechase

Long-Term Running Goals:

Keep running

Race a few 5ks each year

Keep breaking 5:00 in the mile at least once per year

Run the Boston Marathon at least once

Run some fast marathons

Sub 15:00 for a track 5k

Personal:

2nd year running for Southern Utah University, it's a privilege to run there, I have so many amazing teammates. 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. After a couple more years at SUU I plan on getting my a Masters or PhD in industrial organizational psychology.

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Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 556.70
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
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Started in 5:50ish and then dropped to under 2:30 for the first half of the next mile and cruised to 5:17 for the 2nd mile. Feeling alright, not sure if I'm going to race color country.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
1.000.000.000.001.00

Feet weren't feeling great.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.250.000.000.002.25

2 miles in 10:50, sped up to 4:48 pace for the last quarter of the first mile and then decided I wanted a fast 2nd mile as well. High intensity low volume is my only way to get in decent shape right now, and with only a year and a half of college left, this is probably my last push to run some fast times in college. Really didn't feel bad at all, felt like I could have done another mile at that pace without trouble. So good stuff! Cooled down a little and then did weights. School is going very well, excited about research.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.800.000.000.301.10

Got a little under a 3rd of a mile at 15mph and then was having asthma problems still kind of there from last night so I just did a little more easy running to finish my short run. I'm hoping to come back and do our home meet in October, but I will need to be up to 4-5 miles per day at least to do that. I'm doing high intensity low volume, feet don't seem to care how hard I run as much as how many steps I take. Hopefully will get back to the team soon.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.700.000.000.553.25

Ran home from stats for psych then got to the gym and ran about 1.7 miles with a quarter mile at 15 mph. Then came back to the gym at night for hecka good 3rd of a mile at 15 mph.

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