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Sep 15, 2011



Goal Type:

Marathon Finish

Running Accomplishments:

5k: 17:20

10k: 35:34

Half Marathon: 1:18 (Snow Canyon 08)

Marathon: 3:06 (Beaver 20)

Short-Term Running Goals:

Qualify for Boston Marathon (Run a 2:55 marathon)

Help PV athletes develop a love for running. 

Be the 1st male athlete to run all 4 years at Dixie State University. Done! 

Long-Term Running Goals:

Be a life-long runner

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Miles:This week: 17.10 Month: 88.27 Year: 1690.96
Hoka Rincon Lifetime Miles: 742.47
Hoka Clifton Lifetime Miles: 531.68
Saucony Ride Lifetime Miles: 805.46
Hoka Cavu Lifetime Miles: 86.29
Hoka Napali Blue Lifetime Miles: 335.18
Hoka Napali Red Lifetime Miles: 468.76
Hoka Instinct 2 Lifetime Miles: 281.03
ASICS Noosa Fast Lifetime Miles: 104.21
Nike Pegasus 32 Lifetime Miles: 354.64
Launch 4 Lifetime Miles: 470.04
Hoka Clifton 5 Lifetime Miles: 304.12
Hoka Speedgoat 3 Lifetime Miles: 482.59
Hoka Clifton Blue Lifetime Miles: 400.15
Hoka Carbon X Lifetime Miles: 423.95
Hoka Carbon Rocket Lifetime Miles: 110.25
Brooks Launch 7 Lifetime Miles: 492.70
Kinvara 6 Lifetime Miles: 373.32
Hoka Bondi 6 Lifetime Miles: 347.01
Hoka Challenger 5 Lifetime Miles: 485.68
Kinvara 11 Lifetime Miles: 560.55
Hoka Rincon 3 Lifetime Miles: 705.08
ASICS Novablast Lifetime Miles: 400.79
Saucony Ride 13 Lifetime Miles: 865.48
Trail Runs 2022 Lifetime Miles: 85.00
Hoka Bondi 7 Lifetime Miles: 190.37
Kinvara 13 Lifetime Miles: 685.08
Hoka Carbon X 3 Lifetime Miles: 108.06
Saucony Endorphin Pro 2 Lifetime Miles: 272.04
NB XC Spike Lifetime Miles: 9.01
Nike Pegasus 37 Lifetime Miles: 208.31
Hoka Challenger 6 Lifetime Miles: 213.39
Trail Runs 2023 Lifetime Miles: 16.00
Nike Steelers Pegasus 39 Lifetime Miles: 51.59
Nike Air Zoom Tempo Lifetime Miles: 25.60
Saucony Ride 15 Lifetime Miles: 291.44
Kinvara Pro Lifetime Miles: 60.24
Clifton 9 Lifetime Miles: 4.05
Total Distance
Kinvara 13 Miles: 78.57Brooks Launch 7 Miles: 24.06Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 8.00Kinvara 6 Miles: 15.62ASICS Novablast Miles: 16.36Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 32.70Hoka Carbon X Miles: 12.13Hoka Carbon X 3 Miles: 24.07Saucony Endorphin Pro 2 Miles: 21.16Nike Pegasus 37 Miles: 10.43Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 7.77Hoka Challenger 6 Miles: 12.56Trail Runs 2023 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 181.81
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Just got out and wanted to see if I feel ok. 2.04 miles

Kinvara 13 Miles: 2.04
Weight: 180.00
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Trail by Ava with Marieta. Feeling better, hopefully I can do something decent tomorrow. 3.5 miles 

Kinvara 13 Miles: 3.50
Weight: 180.00
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Started from Desert Skillz and worked our way into Bloomington Hills. Then up Kentucky Lucky. Nice little loop. I felt better as the run went on. 7.01 miles 

Brooks Launch 7 Miles: 7.01Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 180.00
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Night stroll, not that cold. 1.52 miles

Kinvara 6 Miles: 1.52
Weight: 180.00
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Ran out towards Bear Claw Poppy and then other trails. Felt good. 8.55 miles 

Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00Kinvara 13 Miles: 8.55
Weight: 181.00
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AM- Getting out early is difficult. Glad I got up and got the legs moving. 3.59 miles 

Brooks Launch 7 Miles: 3.59
Weight: 181.00
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AM- Ran from Marieta's work home with a little extension. Cold out in the rain. 9.13 miles 

PM- Out towards Moes Valley. Enjoyed the trail. 8.04 miles 

ASICS Novablast Miles: 8.04Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00Kinvara 13 Miles: 9.13
Weight: 181.00
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AM- Icy morning. I was sliding around on the Bloomington Loop. Slowed me down a little bit. 3.34 miles 

PM- Short jog with M trying to find my pace for the Last One Standing race I will be doing tomorrow. 2.08 miles 

Brooks Launch 7 Miles: 3.34Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 2.08
Weight: 181.00
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Race: Last One Standing Ultra (24.17 Miles) 08:08:57
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Day 1

7pm- Started out strong with Andrew Allen. The first turn of the race was an error by sgr staff so Andrew and I turned early (not knowing any better). Quickly some other runners told us we needed to keep going, so we had to turn around and hit the real first turn. Most runners did not follow and used the first fake turn, can't blame them too much. Marieta jumped in with us and helped us slow down our pace. Andrew had goals of 102 miles so it was good we slowed down.
6.09 miles, 55:36/9:08 mile pace 

8:30pm- Ross tapped in for Marieta. Before I even signed up the race Ross told me to make sure I ran super slow. Well he pushed the pace. I think he was excited to run with me and his favorite Utah Tech runner. Time went by fast and conversation was good. T-1st6.04 miles, 52:35/8:43 mile pace 

10pm- This time a guy named Kevin Robison joined me and Andrew. Once again he pushed the pace. He wasn't doing the whole race so he wanted to win this lap. If you win a lap they gave you a special rabbit pin. At St. James they gave another special pin if you walked the loop around the park. Kevin wanted to do that. Andrew had to use the bathroom. I quickly ended up by myself. It was calm running in the cold night alone. There was a full moon. Many runners had head lamps, not me. I slowed the pace down and chilled. Kevin caught back up to me and I held pace with him. Then with a quarter left he went for the lap W. Ended up being my fastest lap too.
2nd, 6.01 miles, 52:13/8:41 mile pace 

11:30pm- This was my last lap with Andrew. He started to struggle and wanted to try new strategies. Randomly, 2 dudes cruised on this lap. One thing that really helped for these laps was to change clothes frequently and swap shoes every couple of laps.
3rd, 6.03 miles, 53:51/8:56 mile pace

Hoka Carbon X Miles: 12.13Hoka Carbon X 3 Miles: 12.04
Weight: 183.00
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Race: Last One Standing Ultra (30.05 Miles) 08:08:57, Place overall: 15, Place in age division: 14
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1am- All by myself from the beginning. All the legit ultra guys looked at me like I was crazy. I knew I wasn't going for 100 miles. I wanted to ruin my weekend, not my life. So I figured I would run conservative, just not 100 mile conservative. 17 laps of the same loop for 24 hours. I was not ready for that. At this point in the race I was nervous fatigue was just around the corner. Luckily going a slower pace helped in letting me eat and drink more without complications. Marieta and I had recently watched Hacksaw Ridge so one of my mantras was "One more, just one more." It really helped because I didn't have a set goal for how many miles I wanted to hit. I thought anything over 33 (previous best) would be great! 
1st, 6.01 miles, 53:22/8:53 mile pace

2:30am- Biggest complaint at this point in the race was the cold. I was running out of warm clothes to change into and trying to get warm in my tent was not perfect. I had roughly 30-35 minutes to recover between laps. I enjoyed this time but spent most of it shivering in my tent. Still better than standing outside. I was pretty convinced this was going to be my last lap. It would get me to 36 (a new pr) and I was nervous something was going to give. I just leaned into "one more" and hydrated for another one. 
1st, 6.01 miles, 53:06/8:50 mile pace

4:00am- Just kept rolling on the icy loop. I planned to have music or podcasts playing in my ears. Unfortunately my iPod and AirPods couldn't handle the cold. So I was just alone with my thoughts for most the race. Once again I felt tired but nothing was breaking. 
1st, 6 miles, 54:37/9:06 mile pace

5:30am-Absolutely my last leg. It would get me close to 50 with 48 miles (8 laps) and I was tired and sore. 0 seconds of sleep was starting to catch up with me. I finished and I was content. I branded what I thought was my last mark for lap completion. 
1st, 6.01 miles, 54:21/9:02 mile pace

7:00am- Well I convinced myself I should hit 50. I figured I would start the next lap, run a mile, then turn around for 50. Then I thought I could run 2 miles and walk the rest and still hit under 90 minutes to earn my 9th lap. After 2 miles I slowed down and took in the sunrise and beautiful Ava sent clouds. Then I kept running. I was tired and the pace definitely tanked but I just kept going. Marieta joined me for last half mile and I was happy! I knew this was it. I had nothing else to prove. I tested my endurance and felt I ran smart. I'm glad I had this experience! 
2nd, 6.02 miles, 59:16/9:51 mile pace 

Total time: 8:08:57/9:01 mile pace 

54.22 miles 


Hoka Carbon X 3 Miles: 12.03Saucony Endorphin Pro 2 Miles: 18.02
Weight: 180.00
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Had to keep my streak alive. I've only not run 50 days this year and I want to keep that number there. 1.28 miles 

Kinvara 6 Miles: 1.28
Weight: 182.00
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My ankle is pretty tender so I didn't feel the need to run too far. 2.03 miles

Brooks Launch 7 Miles: 2.03
Weight: 182.00
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Ran most of the Capstone course for fun. Ankle is still hurting. It was a peaceful run though. Garmin died 6.5 miles in and then I recorded on strava from my phone.  Hit 3,500 miles for the year! 10.81 miles

Kinvara 6 Miles: 10.81Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 182.00
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AM- I keep taking the mornings off in hopes that my ankle will feel better. I might have to take a day off completely. 

PM- Did some core to keep me busy. Taking the day off for that ankle. 

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AM- I think a little break yesterday helped with my ankle. Chilly morning B Loop. 3.18 miles 

PM- 3 with Marieta then grinding out 4 more. Didn't feel great but I am glad I got out. My ankle hurts a little but nothing some tape can't fix. 7.14 miles 

Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 3.18Kinvara 13 Miles: 7.14
Weight: 181.00
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AM- Ankle was bugging so I only lasted 1 mile. It's going to be a long weekend if I cannot run the way I want. 


Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 181.00
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Pretty sure I got food poisoning from Mo Bettahs so it's been a rough weekend. It might've been a good thing because it helped me not run. I'm still testing my ankle. The more rest the better. I'm just impatient. 2.01 miles 

Kinvara 6 Miles: 2.01
Weight: 182.00
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Trying to learn the new warm ups with the team. Shows how uncoordinated I am. This time around I want to improve on it rather than just not do them. Felt pretty decent on the run. My goal for the week is to improve my mileage every day and see how my ankle is handling it. 4.14 miles

Kinvara 13 Miles: 4.14
Weight: 183.00
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AM- Glad I got out and jogged around. Ankle not great but not terrible. 2.71 miles 

PM- Warmed with the boys. Ran the fartlek workout with the girls. 5 sets @2minutes. 6.28 miles

Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 2.71Kinvara 13 Miles: 6.28
Weight: 182.00
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Race: Ugly Sweater 1 Miler (0.97 Miles) 00:05:28, Place overall: 2, Place in age division: 1
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PM- Ran the Ugly Sweater Mile mainly to avoid having to teach 8th period. I let the rabbits go out strong. Then took the lead one big lap in. Ian Liddle stayed on me and eventually kicked past me for the W. I'm glad he pushed on me. Did I let him win? Yes but he also earned it. Jogged a little after to cheer on other kids. 1.3 miles 

PM- White Dome with Marieta. 4.05 miles 

Brooks Launch 7 Miles: 4.05Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00Saucony Endorphin Pro 2 Miles: 1.30
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R-Man wanted to run Jarvis Peak to Bloomington. So that's what we did. My ankle held up. My right foot was feeling all sorts of sensitive to the rocks on the trail. I had to stop and stretch out my right foot for a while. It was a really fun route, once you get past the intial climb. 13.81 miles

Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00Kinvara 13 Miles: 13.81
Weight: 182.00
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Ran from my brothers house up to a paved trail with Marieta. Just glad to sneak something in during the lazy holiday days. 4.04 miles 

Brooks Launch 7 Miles: 4.04
Weight: 182.00
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Out towards B Hills. Saw a bald eagle on my way home. Wish I could've ran further but family stuff got in the way. 7.07 miles 

Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 7.12Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 183.00
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Tried out the new Nikes. I think my ankle is finally back to normalish so I look forward to get back to some consistent running this week. Stepped in some horse poop on a road so I ran some more to wipe it off in grass. Got most of it off but think I added some goose poop. 6.09 miles 

Nike Pegasus 37 Miles: 6.09
Weight: 182.00
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Race: PVXC Alumni Christmas Classic (1 Miles) 00:05:32, Place overall: 11, Place in age division: 11
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AM- Did the normal interval workout warm up and then some of the alumni started to show up at the track. I warmed up with Mike Finch and Trevor. Then a lap or two more with Luke H. Carson assigned the bearded men as captains. So Jason Lindhardt, Corey, Trevor, and I became the captains. Jason and Corey had a hard time deciding who was going to be good. I think Jason drafted Paul Gaona #1. So Jason really messed up the spread of talent. To make things worse, instead of doing a snake draft, I had the last pick every round. I didn't think of the disadvantage I was facing until afterwards. Also Jessica Hill was like Travis Kelce in fantasy football. Her talent was head and shoulders above the next girl so the team that got her was going to crush. I drafted Alex Hill with the 4th pick (thought I was getting 2020 Alex speed), Dallen Gillespie with the 8th pick, Janz with the 12th pick (steal of draft....after Jessica), Cooper with the 16th pick, Ellie with the 20th pick, and Evan with the 24th pick. I think that was the order. 


1. 1:16

2. 1:28 2:44(Intentionally slowed down)

3. 1:27 4:11 (Tried to get going but the 3rd lap sucks so bad)

4. 1:21 5:32 (Got things going but should have hammered it home and beat Boston)

Team scores: 

Trevor: 2, 3, 5, 8, 10= 28

Decker: 4, 6, 11, 14, 15= 50

Kimzey: 1, 7, 12, 18, 19= 57

Jason L: 9, 13, 16, 21, 23= 82

PM: Ran out towards the Dixie Center and took the new trail back. 3.29 miles

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 3.29Kinvara 13 Miles: 3.27Saucony Endorphin Pro 2 Miles: 1.84
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AM- Different trails and some random roads. I was hoping I would get rained on. 8.32 miles 

PM- Nice little rain run with Marieta. She's moving pretty good. 4.48 miles 

ASICS Novablast Miles: 8.32Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 4.48
Weight: 184.00
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AM- Fun rainy run with the girls, Marieta, and Holt. 3.63 miles 

PM- Run from my house to the Skim Board Park. My dad caught up with me a little before the park. I was surprised he didn't want to run more but I'm glad he joined me for a little bit. 6.97 miles 

Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 6.97Kinvara 13 Miles: 3.63
Weight: 184.00
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AM- Run from Brecken's up towards Brio. Laney and Marieta heard a distressed cat. It was stuck on top of a casita. I jumped the fence to help it but it wouldn't jump to me. Marieta even got on my shoulders to help but the cat was scared and unsure. Hit 4 strides on our way back. 4.34 miles 

Marieta went and saved the cat with a ladder. 

PM- Broken Mesa with Ross. He took a tumble and hurt his thigh and knee. We got snowed on. Ross had his own route he wanted to follow, really slowed things down. Overall I felt pretty good. The new challengers were awesome! 8.26 miles 



Nike Pegasus 37 Miles: 4.34Hoka Challenger 6 Miles: 8.26Trail Runs 2023 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 184.00
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AM- Got to Vegas really early and got out on a run as soon as I arrived. Felt slow, just kept the legs moving. Hit some new streets I had never run before. 9.64 miles 

PM- Hit the abandoned golf course. Felt much better this afternoon. Hit 5 strides towards the end. 5.07 miles 

Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 9.64Kinvara 13 Miles: 5.07
Weight: 183.00
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AM- Hit random streets again. Found a paved trail and tried to incorporate some quicker miles with a chill mile in between. My knee started hurting after some of those quick miles. I hobbled home after the pain started. 12.01 miles 

1. 7:28

2. 7:15

3. 6:54

PM- Hopped the fence at the Wrights and ran in the desert. Just enjoyed the wind and outdoors. 4.30 miles 



Miles: 3,640.27 

Month average: 303.4

Week average:  70

Daily Average: 11.63

Days run: 313/365

Best Month: 434.40 (August)

Best Week: 102.98 (July 25th-30th)

Under 60: 15

60-69 mile weeks: 14

70-79 mile weeks: 5

80-89 mile weeks: 5

90-99 mile weeks: 10

100+ mile weeks: 3 (100.48, 101.05, 102.98)

Runs 5 miles and under: 46

Runs 6-8 miles: 50

Runs 9-10 miles: 46

Runs 11-14 miles: 80

Runs 15-17 miles: 71

Runs 18-20 miles: 7

Runs 21-23 miles: 7

Runs 24-26 miles: (4) 26.55 (April 2nd), 24.69 (August 6th), 26.77 (October 1st), 24.17 (December 9th)

Runs 27-30 miles: (2) 27.05 (March 5th), 30.11 (December 10th)

January: 28/31 days run

February: 23/28 days run 

March: 27/31 days run

April: 24/30 days run

May: 25/31 days run

June: 23/30 days run 

July: 27/31 days run

August: 27/31 days run

September: 26/30 days run

October: 25/31 days run

November: 29/30 days run

December: 29/31 days run                           


*This information is mainly just for me to look at in the future and compare vs 2022. Travis is the only person who will probably see it. 


Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00Kinvara 13 Miles: 12.01Hoka Challenger 6 Miles: 4.30
Weight: 183.00
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Kinvara 13 Miles: 78.57Brooks Launch 7 Miles: 24.06Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 8.00Kinvara 6 Miles: 15.62ASICS Novablast Miles: 16.36Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 32.70Hoka Carbon X Miles: 12.13Hoka Carbon X 3 Miles: 24.07Saucony Endorphin Pro 2 Miles: 21.16Nike Pegasus 37 Miles: 10.43Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 7.77Hoka Challenger 6 Miles: 12.56Trail Runs 2023 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 181.81
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