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Member Since:

May 18, 2010



Goal Type:

NCAA Champ

Running Accomplishments:

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).

Half Marathon: 
Utah Valley Half - 1:11:24(aided)(2012)






NCAA finishes:

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.  

Favorite Blogs:

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.

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AM-13 easy miles, first five were with Landen Chugg, a high school teammate.

PM-5 easy miles. A few strides thrown in on the morning run and two for the afternoon.

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AM- 10, 5, 3, 2, 1 fartlek with Garrett Barton in Ogden. It was tough! It seemed like almost all the fast stuff was uphill. 

PM-4.2 miles to bring me to 15. Felt really tired, which is surprising because I got 9 hours of sleep last night from 10 PM to 7 AM.

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AM-10 miles with James, JD, and Alex.

PM-5 easy miles with Clayson

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AM-8x800. Wasn’t sure how it was going to go being the first workout with the team on the track. Connor McMillan led the first two, and then we switched off the lead on every other. We averaged either 2:09 or 2:10 and it felt like a pretty easy workout. 

PM-6 miles on a treadmill. 


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AM-12 miles, ran up Smithfield canyon a bit past the campgrounds and back. It was cold.

PM-5 easy miles up the canyon.

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Long run up the canyon and around Smithfield and Hyde Park. Felt terrible. Tried to do a pickup, but was pretty beat and wasn’t sure if I’d finish the run if I did the pickup. Last 8 miles felt like they were never going to end, I may have overdone it with mileage the past few weeks.

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