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April 15, 2021

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Member Since:

Jun 01, 2013

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

1600m: 4:27

800: 1:59

Copper Hills Invitational 2015 1600m Champion.

Ran for Alta and SUU on their Cross Country/Track and Field teams

2014-2015 Alta Track Athlete of the Year

Have a had a couple good placements in mountain races

Short-Term Running Goals:

Stay healthy and and build mileage

Run a marathon in under 3 hours once marathons start taking place again.

Sub 26 for 8k or sub 16 for 5k this fall

Sub 33 minutes at the Deseret News 10k

Long-Term Running Goals:

Keep running

Run the Boston Marathon at least once

Make a glorious return to spartan racing

Personal:

I ran for Alta high school and was trained by Coach Murphy, he is a great coach, one of the best there is. I ran for Southern Utah University for a year or two. I am currently a doctoral student at Bowling Green State University studying industrial organizational psychology. Right now my main goals are to stay healthy and run consistently.

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Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 24.25 Year: 261.90
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.250.000.000.008.25

Ran to the track and did a mile warm up. Ran 3x1000m with 90 seconds rest in between each. Was feeling like crap after the 3rd so I took an extra minute recovery and then did 2x400m in 70 and 67. 1000m reps were 3:22, 3:16, 3:35. So last one was definitely rough. I think doing a 3x1600m workout with 3-5 minutes recovery would be a good workout for next week. Maybe I'll run a mile race tomorrow to get a free t-shirt, maybe I'll jump in the local 5k this weekend after I get vaccinated tomorrow.

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