Pre-high school: I ran a lot of local 5ks and a few half marathons. I didn't do a ton of training, but I just had fun, and I got more serious about it as high school got closer.
High school: I enjoyed running a lot, especially cross country. I originally did track to keep my in shape for cross country. I ran at Footlocker Nationals, the Adidas Dream mile, Brooks PR Invitational, world xc junior championships, and a few local 5ks.
PRs: 800: 1:56.80-State Track 2014
1600: 4:10-State Track 2014/Mile: Sea Level-Adidas Grand Prix-4:07
3200:Alititude(~4500ft): 8:57.99-State Track 2014-2 Mile:8:53 at Brooks PR Invitational
5K: New Balance Indoor Nationals(2014) - 14:24
10K:USA Junior Track Championships (2014)-31:01
15K: Blacksmith Fork Freedom Run (aided) 48:10(2013).
Utah Valley Half - 1:11:24(aided)(2012)
Cross Country: 10th(2018);
Indoor: 3k-7th(2019) 5k-10th(2019);
Outdoor: 10k-22nd(2018), 4th(2019), 5k-7th(2019)
Long-Term Running Goals:
Make sure I have fun, not get burned out, and get faster.
School records in the 5km and 10km.
Served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints from July 2015-July 2017. I gained 30 lbs. during the service and came back out of shape; however I knew that if the Lord wanted me to once again run competitively, he would bless me to return to fitness.
I graduated from Sky View High School in Smithfield, Utah. I currently run for Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.
Russian champion tries Crocs, commits to racing a marathon in them
Nikolay Chavkin in the video below did 3x1000,
first two in Adidas carbon-fiber models, the last one in Crocs. Surprised by the result (2:52, 2:52, 2:50) with
the fastest interval done in Crocs, he committed to racing a marathon in Crocs if the video gets 42K likes and
195 comments (for 42 km 195 m, the marathon distance). Nikolay's current marathon PR is 2:14:00. The video
was created by a Russian sporting goods store chain. Their moto is
"more sports - brighter life", which we think is wonderful, and also deserves a Like. If you want to see a fast marathon in Crocs, go to the video and click the Like button. And make sure to share it with your friends.
Sat, Aug 29, 2009
Top of Utah Half Marathon (13.1 Miles) 01:22:43, Place overall: 29, Place in age division: 1