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January 2021

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Member Since:

Jan 04, 2018

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Local Elite

Running Accomplishments:

2:38 in the St. George marathon 2017

2:35 St. George marathon 2018

1:12 Bryce Canyon half-marathon 2018

Squaw peak 50 miler

Red Mountain 55k (3rd place)

Short-Term Running Goals:

Finish a 100 miler

Run a sub 2:30 marathon

Long-Term Running Goals:

Become a lifelong runner, and eventually a xc coach

Personal:

I'm a graduate from BYU, Attending medical school at Midwestern University in Glendale AZ

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 21.60 Month: 21.60 Year: 294.85
Adidas Zero Lifetime Miles: 482.79
Solstice Lifetime Miles: 95.80
Duo Lifetime Miles: 168.60
IQ Lifetime Miles: 388.00
Altra Superior Lifetime Miles: 228.30
Torin 3.5 Lifetime Miles: 333.10
King MT 1.5 Lifetime Miles: 145.45
Timp Trail Lifetime Miles: 212.30
Vanish Lifetime Miles: 54.40
Instinct 4.5 Lifetime Miles: 298.40
One 2.5 Lifetime Miles: 176.60
Duo (sample) Lifetime Miles: 150.30
Olympus 3.0 Lifetime Miles: 114.80
Escalante Racer (Chicago) Lifetime Miles: 243.10
Lone Peak 4.0 Lifetime Miles: 235.60
Saucony Type A5 Lifetime Miles: 81.90
Kayenta Lifetime Miles: 139.71
Escalante Lifetime Miles: 192.10
Paradigm Lifetime Miles: 163.20
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
289.605.25294.85
IQ Miles: 14.70Escalante Miles: 52.60Torin 3.5 Miles: 43.70Instinct 4.5 Miles: 22.60Paradigm Miles: 44.30Duo Miles: 12.20Lone Peak 4.0 Miles: 3.80Escalante Racer (Chicago) Miles: 26.50Timp Trail Miles: 21.50King MT 1.5 Miles: 16.30Kayenta Miles: 5.20One 2.5 Miles: 8.00Altra Superior Miles: 23.35Olympus 3.0 Miles: 8.10Duo (sample) Miles: 3.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

Ran the Kentucky Lucky loop with Holly. Good first run of the new year. I've been skiing for the past few days. There's a lot on my mind, things and feeling that I need to sort out, I just don't want to do the wrong thing, but I trust God to help me make the right decisions. 

IQ Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.500.003.50

Nice to be back in AZ

Escalante Miles: 3.50
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.000.003.00

pre test run

 

Torin 3.5 Miles: 3.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.000.003.00

Just a nice three mile run in the morning, with a nice sprint at the end, feels fun to sprint. I wish there was a track nearby to do some repeats on or something.

Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.000.003.00

relaxing afternoon run, the weather was perfect and man it just felt good. Wish I had more time for running haha

Instinct 4.5 Miles: 3.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
6.000.006.00

Went exploring down this canal that I bike past pretty often. It connected into the river trial system like I thought it would, and I had a nice time exploring down there and just running on some different spots than I usually do. Glad dto be alive and to be able to run and enjoy life in that way

Paradigm Miles: 6.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.000.003.00

Escalante Miles: 3.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.000.003.00

These shoes are getting pretty torn up on the sides, but they still feel good to run in. It was nice to run around the neighborhood here with Holly, I'm glad she's willing to do stuff like that with me

Duo Miles: 3.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.800.003.80

Enjoyed a short but beautiful trail run with Holly this morning

Lone Peak 4.0 Miles: 3.80
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.000.003.00

Long day of studying and a test, but still snuck an evening run in there, which felt nice. I don't want this perfect weather to end

Paradigm Miles: 3.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.000.003.00

Escalante Miles: 3.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
6.300.006.30

I twisted my left ankle pretty bad playing basketball on saturday, which was pretty unfortuante. The first mile or so today was pretty painful, but it kind of loosened up as I went along. I decided that I'm going to focus more on running for a certain amount of time rather than a distance. I had 50 minutes this morning, so I used it. Because of the ankle, it was a slower pace, but still good to be moving for that long. Hopefully the ankle doesn't impede things for too long. 

Escalante Racer (Chicago) Miles: 6.30
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
6.500.006.50

Another 50 minute run this morning, it was nice, listened to a knuckleheads podcast about Karl Malone, he's a cool dude, haha. My ankle was still stiff, and I didn't really feel fast, but it didn't hurt like it did yesterday, which I take as a good sign. 

Escalante Miles: 6.50
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.300.005.30

Only 40 minutes to run this morning, I finished listening to my podcast interviewing Karl Malone. Good stuff. 

Paradigm Miles: 5.30
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.000.003.00

Just a quick 3 miles this morning because I had a practical exam to get to. It went well, and the run felt good. I'm a little bit sore, probably because I've ran more this week than I have any week since I've been in school haha. It's good to be getting a bit more mileage. 

Torin 3.5 Miles: 3.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.200.004.20

chill 30 minute run

Instinct 4.5 Miles: 4.20
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
12.000.0012.00

Longest run here in AZ. My ankle is still tender and swollen, so I decided it would be better to go running than play basketball. I met with a kid named Cameron Seams who is a 3rd year DO student, member of the church, and who I serindipitously met on the trails back in November. I just wanted to run on some dirt roads, and told him a spot where we could go. He planned out this whole elaborate route, and it worked out great. It was a blast, the weather was nice and cool, and the scenery was serene. I hope you're noticing all the great vocab I'm using. I felt great the whole run, and the ankle was stiff, but fine. 

Timp Trail Miles: 12.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.000.003.00

It's finals week. Glad I got a quick run in before a long day of study and tests

 

Escalante Miles: 3.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.000.000.00

Biked about 8 miles in the evening, didn't have time to run because of tests. 

Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
2.000.002.00

Just needed to get even a small run in before a day full of tests

Escalante Miles: 2.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.000.003.00

I'm out in Mississippi right now, and went on a run with Holly. SUPER strong and cold headwind for the first 1.5 miles, so it felt great to turn around and head back. I've also been in St. George and Brian Head these last few days, so I haven't been running, but you know I've been skiing a ton and playing exorborant amounts of pickleball. Good times

Escalante Racer (Chicago) Miles: 3.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.300.004.30

30 minute run

Escalante Miles: 4.30
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.000.003.00

Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.000.253.25

Met up with Michaela and Dan, ran down to a park, and had time for one 400m repeat haha

Torin 3.5 Miles: 3.25
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.000.000.00

biked to campus and back today, i was biking pretty hard because I was running behind haha

Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
6.150.006.15

Did a nice run out to the park and back. I also started listening to the audiobook "Iron War", so Mark should be happy about that. Shoutout to Mark for letting me use his audible

Paradigm Miles: 6.15
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
10.500.0010.50

really fun run out in the tuscon desert with my boy Sam. It just was a great, slow run, just talking a whole bunch and really enjoying time together. It also felt good to sweat a bunch out in the desert sun. 

King MT 1.5 Miles: 10.50
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.100.004.10

Chill run this morning, lots of good thoughts going on. I think it's going to be a great week. 

Escalante Miles: 4.10
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.050.003.05

Just did a quick 20 minute run, right before heading off to school. My roommate Brett ran 16 miles in my shoes yesterday, I figured I might as well log the miles to keep better track of the wear on that shoe.

Instinct 4.5 Miles: 3.05Escalante Miles: 16.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.202.005.20

Met up with Michaela and Dan, ran down to this park and did a cool little speed workout of 400, 600, 800, 600, 400, 2x200. The 400s were in about 1:10-1:12, the 600s were at like 1:50, maybe a smidge faster (I'm writing this a few days after the fact, so times are not exact), the 800 was 2:30, and I have no idea what the 200s were. Good workout, it was fun to do some speed, I did dry heave after the second 600, so that was exciting haha. 

Kayenta Miles: 5.20
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
6.150.006.15

Enjoyed a nice run to the park and back. Did lots of thinking. Life is good, I feel really optimistic about things, there's just a lot to do and I gotta keep up the good energy going forward. 

Torin 3.5 Miles: 6.15
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.150.004.15

Ran a little loop through the neighborhoods here

Instinct 4.5 Miles: 4.15
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.850.005.85

40 minute run, it was nice and smooth, just a smidge faster than 7 minute pace. 

Paradigm Miles: 5.85
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
2.001.003.00

Only had time for a quick run today, but I decided to do a mile repeat for the last mile. I went 5:42, which is great, but I didn't pace it too well, I started like sub 5:20 pace and faded to like 5:45, 5:50 towards the end. It was also tougher than I would have liked, but still nice to put some umph into a run. 

Escalante Racer (Chicago) Miles: 3.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.000.000.00

no miles today, just biked on the stationary bike at night. super busy day

Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
6.500.006.50

Ran what I'll call the triple crown (the three peaks in thunderbird park). Despite the hills and rocky terrain, I averaged faster than 10 minute miles, so I'm happy about that. Nice to get on the trails. 

Timp Trail Miles: 6.50
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.000.003.00

Ran 3 miles this morning. I've been biking the last couple days, and am going to bike and hike again tomorrow. 

Instinct 4.5 Miles: 3.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.800.005.80

Went 'splorin on some cool dirt roads north of the temple. It was super pretty, and absolutely perfect weather. The trails just kind of meandered in all directions, so it was fun to try a few different ones out. (the miles on the Timp trails are from a hike yesterday)

King MT 1.5 Miles: 5.80Timp Trail Miles: 3.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.000.003.00

30 minute run after the anatomy test today

Paradigm Miles: 3.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.500.005.50

Good run, I went in the afternoon sunshine, and the weather just felt sublime

IQ Miles: 5.50
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.002.005.00

Met up with Michaela and Dan and Taylor and ran down to the park for a little speed workout. On the jog over, Michaela told us that we would be doing a 1 mile time trial. It went ok, I ran a 5:21, which was dissapointing to be honest. I was hoping for at least 5:20. It also was a little bit unsatisfying because I felt like I couldn't really push myself into that higher gear, or maybe I just wasn't willing to feel that pain. I mean, it was also on grass in a park, so I'm sure that slowed things down, and I didn't really have competition, but excuses aside, I should do better than that. After the mile we did 4x400 at just kinda a tempo run pace or something like that. I didn't time them. All in all though, I'm still grateful that I could come and do a workout with other people. 

One 2.5 Miles: 5.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
6.100.006.10

Ran down to the park and back. I've been loving listening to this book Shoe Dog, very interesting stuff. 

Torin 3.5 Miles: 6.10
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
7.750.007.75

Nice trail run this morning, just wanted to run for about an hour, and thats what I did. Had some armpit chaffing, so hopefully that is just a temporary thing, but I may need to invest in some vaseline

Altra Superior Miles: 7.75
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.000.003.00

ran 3, biked probably 5, I'm not sure on that

Paradigm Miles: 3.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.000.003.00

Ran 3, biked 9

Torin 3.5 Miles: 3.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.200.005.20

Went exploring in the surrounding neighborhoods, ran alonside this cool canal thing, the only down side was a stick with some needles on it stabbed through the rubber on my shoe and into my foot. Wow, AZ thorns are no joke. 

IQ Miles: 5.20
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
8.100.008.10

Did some more exploring in the desert. Love running out there, just wish it was a shorter drive. 

Olympus 3.0 Miles: 8.10
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.200.003.20

Nice run through the neighborhood with Brett, my arch nemesis. 

Torin 3.5 Miles: 3.20
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.000.003.00

Nice little run... the weather was cool, but it was sunny and you could tell it was going to heat up. It's really hard to describe it exactly, but that feeling reminded me of countless morning runs and practices and it was just a strangely nostalgic feeling. Good run though

Paradigm Miles: 3.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.000.005.00

Fun run out in the desert. i don't remember the other runs I did this week, whoops

Torin 3.5 Miles: 5.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.200.004.20

Nice little loop run. Its getting toasty!

Instinct 4.5 Miles: 5.20
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.000.003.00

This was a painful run... I got my second dose of the vaccine yesterday, and wow, I just did not have the energy, it was more of a trudge than a run. But I'm glad I did it. 

Paradigm Miles: 3.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.000.000.00

biked

Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.000.000.00

biked

Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
8.000.008.00

Went and ran for about an hour, it was just nice to get out and have a somewhat longer run

Torin 3.5 Miles: 8.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.000.000.00

basketball for a couple hours, always a good time

Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.000.003.00

Test this morning, then a quick run before the next class started. It's getting toasty, but it feels good

One 2.5 Miles: 3.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.200.004.20

The cowboy hat loop. Nice little run, got out while it was still in the high 70s/low 80s. Talked to Mark, my one loyal follower yesterday, shoutout to him and hope he gets feeling better and that one day he can be almost as fast as me

Escalante Miles: 4.20
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.000.003.00

Duo (sample) Miles: 3.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.000.003.00

Fun bday run

Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.000.003.00

Met up with my buddy Ryan to run 3 miles. Good guy, nice to have some company

Torin 3.5 Miles: 3.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
10.000.0010.00

Fun ten mile run with my buddy Kylund Facer. It was his first double digit distance run, and I was so pumped to be a part of it. 

Escalante Racer (Chicago) Miles: 10.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
6.200.006.20

I'm low key surprised these shoes are still holding together. Nice holes in the sides and all of that, but they still feel nice to run in. 

Duo Miles: 6.20
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.000.003.00

Nice chill run

Escalante Miles: 3.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.200.004.20

Ran the ol' cowboy hat loop

Escalante Racer (Chicago) Miles: 4.20
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.000.003.00

Short run before a long day of studies

Paradigm Miles: 3.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.000.000.00

Just biked a bit today, it was mostly spent taking care of car problems unfortunately

Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.000.000.00

A couple hours of basketball, lots of hours studying

Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
8.600.008.60

Fun run in the mountains with my guy John

Altra Superior Miles: 8.60
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

Fun running date with a super cute girl, hopefully we can go out again

Altra Superior Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.000.003.00

3 miles behind the lindon house where I used to live. I miss these hills so much

Altra Superior Miles: 3.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.000.003.00

quick run in st george, fun to be here

Duo Miles: 3.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.000.003.00

I really ought to get up earlier so I have more time to run

Paradigm Miles: 3.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
289.605.25294.85
IQ Miles: 14.70Escalante Miles: 52.60Torin 3.5 Miles: 43.70Instinct 4.5 Miles: 22.60Paradigm Miles: 44.30Duo Miles: 12.20Lone Peak 4.0 Miles: 3.80Escalante Racer (Chicago) Miles: 26.50Timp Trail Miles: 21.50King MT 1.5 Miles: 16.30Kayenta Miles: 5.20One 2.5 Miles: 8.00Altra Superior Miles: 23.35Olympus 3.0 Miles: 8.10Duo (sample) Miles: 3.00
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