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Member Since:

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: 30.04 Month: 306.39 Year: 3384.78
Hoka Rincon Lifetime Miles: 734.41
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: 457.07
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: 332.77
Hoka Carbon Rocket Lifetime Miles: 100.36
Brooks Launch 7 Lifetime Miles: 419.94
Kinvara 6 Lifetime Miles: 357.70
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: 593.04
ASICS Novablast Lifetime Miles: 304.21
Saucony Ride 13 Lifetime Miles: 778.78
Trail Runs 2022 Lifetime Miles: 71.00
Hoka Bondi 7 Lifetime Miles: 186.06
Kinvara 13 Lifetime Miles: 353.62
Hoka Carbon X 3 Lifetime Miles: 64.80
Saucony Endorphin Pro 2 Lifetime Miles: 64.42
NB XC Spike Lifetime Miles: 7.73
Total Distance
Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 775.55ASICS Novablast Miles: 293.20Kinvara 11 Miles: 304.22Saucony Ride Miles: 38.71Brooks Launch 7 Miles: 104.79Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 71.00Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 490.52Hoka Speedgoat 3 Miles: 10.76Hoka Challenger 5 Miles: 271.57Kinvara 6 Miles: 39.18Hoka Rincon Miles: 165.33Hoka Bondi 7 Miles: 186.06Hoka Carbon X Miles: 109.01Hoka Carbon Rocket Miles: 46.70Kinvara 13 Miles: 353.62Launch 4 Miles: 38.36Hoka Carbon X 3 Miles: 64.80Saucony Endorphin Pro 2 Miles: 64.42NB XC Spike Miles: 7.73ASICS Noosa Fast Miles: 2.16
Weight: 184.38
Total Distance

Tonaquint Cemetery route up towards the N Bluff and made a loop out of it. Got really cold in the shady spots. 10.11 miles 

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 10.11
Weight: 201.00
Total Distance

Sunday night jog. 1.14 miles 

ASICS Novablast Miles: 1.14
Weight: 209.00
Total Distance

AM-Sullivan with the team. Ended up running with AJ and Wes. My ankle was hurting and swollen so I adjusted my shoe lacing. Did 5 pick ups. 5.01 miles 

PM- 2 mile jog with Marieta then 2 more by myself. 4.10 miles 

Kinvara 11 Miles: 5.01ASICS Novablast Miles: 4.10
Weight: 207.00
Total Distance

AM- Slept terribly so I decided to sleep in instead of going to practice. Unfortunately I still couldn't fall asleep for very long. Did my own run out by the New Aspiration Point. 6.03 miles 

PM- Afternoon run around the neighborhood. 3.61 miles 

Saucony Ride Miles: 6.03Brooks Launch 7 Miles: 3.61Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 207.00
Total Distance

AM- Chilly run with the girls around Shinob Kibe with 5 30 second intervals (@ 1600 pace). Good conversations. 5.15 miles 

PM- 2 with Marieta then the Bloomington loop on my own. 5.16 miles 

ASICS Novablast Miles: 5.16Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 5.15
Weight: 206.00
Total Distance

Running around with the boys and then the girls. Watched the team run the 800. Team looked good. Fun to see Trey run some of these races for the first time. 7.1 miles 

Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 7.10
Weight: 205.00
Total Distance

2 miles with Marieta in Tonaquint Cemetery. Added by myself by running to Confluence and through Bloomington Hills. Almost made it back to home. Had Marieta pick me up on Sugar Leo. 10.01 miles 

Kinvara 11 Miles: 10.01
Weight: 205.00
Total Distance

AM- Leg 9 (Dam Road) trying to keep up with the boys. Took forever to warm up. Highlight of the run for me was watching Holt yell at his dog. 6.50 miles 

AM2/PM1- Chasing deer out by Hop Valley with Ross. It was fun but not ideal for classic running. Saw a ton of deer but no elk. 3.07 miles 

PM2- Santa Clara trails with Marieta. Had good relationship conversations. 3.81 miles 

Hoka Speedgoat 3 Miles: 3.07Brooks Launch 7 Miles: 3.81Hoka Challenger 5 Miles: 6.50Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 2.00
Weight: 205.00
Total Distance

Sunday stroll. 1.07 miles 

Kinvara 6 Miles: 1.07
Weight: 204.00
Total Distance

Run with the girls. Fun watching kids run the 1600. Arms felt really heavy on the cool down. Then 2 miles with Marieta. 7.19 miles 

Kinvara 11 Miles: 7.19
Weight: 204.00
Total Distance

AM- Getting into that Aaron Metler training plan with a cold morning run. 8.07 miles 

PM- Desert above Middleton. Got 3.3 miles before jumping in with the boys. Flipped with AJ, Wes, and Jamin. 7.06 miles 

Hoka Challenger 5 Miles: 7.06ASICS Novablast Miles: 8.07Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 203.00
Total Distance

AM- More running in the cold. I wanted to run more. Just get tired of the cold. 5.33 miles 

PM- Track workout. I was supposed to do 5 1000s. I did what the team was doing instead. Warm and strides. Then 6 600s. I pulled out of the 6th interval because I got light headed (because I'm a wuss). I'm pretty sure each 600 was around 2:22-2:27 range. Then after cooling down I figured I should hit one 1000. Ran a 4:03. So all in all still covered some ground on the track running decently fast. 8.23 miles 

Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 8.23Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 5.33
Weight: 203.00
Total Distance

AM- Over towards Bloomington Hills then looped back home through Tonaquint. Feeling better the more I run. Hope that continues as I get more weeks into this. 8.35 miles 

PM- Dinking around by the Middle School with the boys. Striders after. 5.03 miles 

Saucony Ride Miles: 5.03ASICS Novablast Miles: 8.35
Weight: 202.00
Total Distance

AM- Really slow morning run. Still adjusting to the cold mornings and long miles. 8.55 miles 

PM- Run with Marieta around Tonaquint and a quick visit to baby. 2.62 miles 

Kinvara 11 Miles: 2.62Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 8.55
Weight: 200.00
Total Distance

PM- Trespassing in duck hunting territory with Ross. He wanted to sneak into Antelope Island. Instead we got muddy and saw a bunch of ducks and swans. The last 2.77 I ran faster, mainly because it was not muddy and slippery. 9.77 miles 

PM2- I needed to run more miles so I had my dad drop me off a couple of miles from my sister's house in Stansbury. I felt stiff from the run and only a 30 minute break. Ran a 7:55 and 7:29 for my last 2 miles. Which for me, at this time, felt fast. 4.52 miles 

Kinvara 11 Miles: 14.29Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 201.00
Total Distance

PM- A couple of weeks back George and I ran parts of the road to the Bloomington Cave. We drove out to where we turned around last time. This time we picked up the trail and ran the trail all the way back to Navajo Drive. It was a perfect route. I think I wore George out. 11.01 miles 

PM2- Add 3 more miles around Bloomington. 3.13 miles 

Hoka Rincon Miles: 3.13Hoka Challenger 5 Miles: 11.01Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 201.00
Total Distance

AM- Over to Tonaquint and almost to the Dixie Center then flipped it back. 7.55 miles 

PM- Kids did some track work, some did 800s and others 600s. I ran the last 400 with the  top girls, then 400 with Amelia and Laney, then 400 with Alianna, then 400 with the top girls again. 200 with Bentley. 6.71 miles 

PM2- A little jog with M. Felt tired. 1.05 miles 

Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 7.76Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 7.55
Weight: 200.00
Total Distance

AM- I wanted to do 3x1 mile repeats. I got 2 in before I had to find a bathroom. I'm really slow right now. I thought my effort was closer to low 6 minute miles. I'll blame the cold. 6.02 miles 

1. 7:09

2. 6:48

PM- Chill run with the girls into rich Green Springs. Brooklyn was adamant we see the Tony Stark house and touch a moose. Ran fast back to the school with the sophomore girls. 6.18 miles 

PM2- Ran 2 more with Marieta in Tonaquint, we like doing a little run and visiting Ava. 2.01 miles 

Kinvara 11 Miles: 6.02Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 8.19
Weight: 200.00
Total Distance

AM- Bloomington Loop with random additions. 6.63 miles 

PM- Watmed with girls. Mixed in some tempo with the kids on the track. Cooled with boys. 7.60 miles 

Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 7.60ASICS Novablast Miles: 6.63
Weight: 200.00
Total Distance

AM- Slow cold run. 7.55 miles 

PM- Hills behind Desert Skillz. Very windy. 6.77 miles 

Saucony Ride Miles: 6.77Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 7.55Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 200.00
Total Distance

AM- Marathon course with 4 miles @race pace, then 3 miles @race pace. Took a while to get warmed up then I felt good. 

1. 8:02

2. 7:42

3. 6:49

4. 6:14  13:03

5. 6:41  19:44

6. 6:47  26:31

7. 8:13

8. 6:46 

9. 6:33   13:19

10. 6:34  19:53

11. 7:31

12. 6:56

13. 7:15

.46. 3:49

1:35:38.7/7:06 mile pace 

13.67 miles 


PM- Didn't finish the miles I wanted because of a family hike so I added some miles after the hike. 2.71 miles 

NEW PR WEEK: 88.59


Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 16.38
Weight: 198.00
From Vis on Sat, Jan 22, 2022 at 20:17:41 from

Congrats on the PR week.

Total Distance

AM- Not a great Monday morning run. Should be a better afternoon. 4.64 miles 

PM- Ran from the Middle School and met up with the team to run a Hill Circuit. I did 2 half uphills (2nd was really fast). Did 2 downhill sections with the boys. Then the 2nd half with the girls. 9.01 miles 

PM2- Ran a little with Marieta. 1.52 miles

ASICS Novablast Miles: 4.64Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 10.53
Weight: 200.00
Total Distance

AM- A little better outing. Still felt tired. 6.08 miles 

PM- Washington with the girls. Had some good conversations about water and marriage (led by Adri). Added a few miles on my own, including when I got home. 8.22 miles 

Kinvara 11 Miles: 6.08Hoka Bondi 7 Miles: 8.22
Weight: 199.00
Total Distance

AM- Better morning run. 7 miles 

PM- Was a little too selfish this afternoon. The morning cold scares me away from speed workouts in the morning. So I decided to do my workout while the kids did theirs. Supposed to be a pyramid of 400, 800, 1000, 1600, 1000, 800, 400. I put in some decent efforts but wussed out on the 1600 (became my 2nd 1000). It's all good though, still early in my speed play. 8.19 miles 

400- 1:24 

800- 3:03

1000- 4:03

1000- 4:12 (started out as a 1600) 

800- 3:03

400- 1:22 


Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 8.19Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 7.00
Weight: 200.00
Total Distance

AM- Forgot to swap the laundry so I didn't have any dry clothes for the morning. So I decided to sleep in. I will do my best to get the mileage in this afternoon. 

PM- City Creek multiple times. Some chaffing in the cold unfortunately stopped by path to getting 15 miles today. Oh well on to the next day. 11.15 miles 

Hoka Challenger 5 Miles: 11.15Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 200.00
Total Distance

PM- Long slug fest but actually ran faster than my normal morning run. 11.04 miles 

PM2- Ran a couple of more while waiting for Marieta then 2 with her. 4.01 miles 

ASICS Novablast Miles: 15.05
Weight: 200.00
Total Distance

AM- Goal of 17 for the day. Basically the same course as last week. Started to get a blister on my right foot. I need to work on pushing harder and not just being a product of favorable miles (which is my go to thing). 12.53 miles 

4 fast:

1. 6:54

2. 6:13

3. 6:41

4. 6:34

3 fast: 

1. 6:49

2. 6:47

3. 6:56

PM- Taped my blistered foot and ran slowly with George and Marieta. 4.75 miles 

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 4.75Hoka Bondi 7 Miles: 12.53
Weight: 199.00
Total Distance

AM- Desperately wanted more mileage this morning but my stomach had other plans. 3.17 miles from

PM- Mixef afternoon run. First ran with the girls and talked about dances and kissing. Then once we flipped I grouped up with the boys, felt good to run fast with Gianno and others. 5.29 miles 

PM2- Ran from the Dixie Center to my house and ran 2 miles with Marieta. Then back to the Dixie Center with some extra miles. Saw Noe. 7.78 miles 

Kinvara 11 Miles: 3.17Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 13.07
Weight: 198.00
Total Distance

AM- Better go around Bloomington. 6 miles 

PM- Runing around before and after the kids ran either a 400 or 1600. 5.04 miles 

PM2- Added some random miles around town. Saw Patrick Lameka and Paul Durant. Started to get chilly and windy. 5.27 miles 

Kinvara 11 Miles: 10.31ASICS Novablast Miles: 6.00
Weight: 198.00
Total Distance

AM- The mornings are still rough but made something out of it. Did 1 mile fast then 4 800s. 400 recovery between intervals. I know they are not fast....I guess I don't know how to run fast in the cold mornings.  7.04 miles 

1600- 7:06

800- 3:24

800- 3:20

800- 3:26 (thought this was going to be my fastest one)

800- 3:20

PM- Temple Quarry with the girls, I can't really keep up with the boys or else I'd run with them. Very windy and chilly! Milked some mileage chasing down Holt because he was recovering Macy's jacket. Then added even more by myself. I tried to do another 800 but best I could muster was like a 7 minute mile pace. Cold is not my favorite. 9.23 miles 

Kinvara 11 Miles: 9.23Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 7.04Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 198.00
Total Distance

AM- Tired of the cold and chaffing, hope for a better afternoon. 1.42 miles

PM- Washington with girls. Then ended up running with Brooklyn and Adri. Added more mileage on the Mayors Loop. 10.97 miles 

ASICS Novablast Miles: 1.42Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 10.97
Weight: 198.00
Total Distance

AM- 3 miles on my own listening to JRE and then met up with the team to warm up for their 800. They were tough in the cold. Cooled with boys. 7.27 miles 

Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 7.27
Weight: 198.00
Total Distance

Sickness has finally found me at least during the night. Barely got any sleep last night. I was feeling ok today so I snuck in some miles. Ran from Larkspur down to the trails then into the desert and home. Felt good to get something in. I'm trying to be patient with myself and not force more. Just need to get healthy and roll into next week ready for some great runs. 7.11 miles 

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 7.11Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 198.00
Total Distance

AM- Had a sick day with Marieta. We slept in to try and kick this stupid sickness. Went out at about 9 and ran a Bloomington Hills to Bloomington loop. Saw too many bikes, dogs, and quail. Ran by a Hot Air Balloon. Could tell I'm running skinnier (a lot of experience with weight fluctuation). I've lost 8-9 pounds since doing Aaron's diet. 10.6 miles 

PM- Out to the desert after 2 miles with Marieta. Once again had a dog running towards me. 6.43 miles 

Brooks Launch 7 Miles: 6.43ASICS Novablast Miles: 10.60Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 191.00
From Vis on Wed, Feb 09, 2022 at 18:26:13 from

Whatís this diet you speak of? Also, get well, son.

Total Distance

AM- Morning grind, didn't feel great but got some miles in. 5.04 miles 

PM- Felt more sick in the afternoon than the previous days. Felt like I was carrying around a corpse as I ran the rollers (multiple time) by Shinob Kibe. I ran miserably trying to keep up with the team once I found them. 8.23 miles 

Saucony Ride Miles: 8.23Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00Hoka Bondi 7 Miles: 5.04
Weight: 190.00
Total Distance

Terrible night of sleep, this is the most sick I have been in years. 

Weight: 0.00
Total Distance

Had another sick day at home feeling better as the day progressed. Ran over to South Mesa to hitch a ride with Marieta. Felt skinnier but limited energy. 8.51 miles 

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 8.51
Weight: 193.00
Race: Root Beer Mile (1 Miles) 00:08:30, Place overall: 2
Total Distance

PM- Since I've been sick I thought maybe I'd drop out of the Root Beer Mile after a lap or two. I felt obligated to race for the kids that sponsored me. Then the race started and became competitive. I remember Talmage, Trey, and Coleman getting out early. I assumed some of those guys would throw up so starting 4th wasn't bad positioning. Trey threw up I think after the 2nd lap and Coleman after the 3rd? 2nd place was handed to me with Dave chasing. Talmage showed no slowing down and easily won. Kate Jones won for girls. Honestly, even before the root beer, I felt worse than yesterday. Seems like I'm alternating days when I feel like garbage. 1.16 miles 

PM2- Added 2 miles with Marieta in the hood. I wanted to get more mileage but I don't see the point right now. I keep hoping a new day will bring me some physical refreshment, maybe tomorrow? 2 miles 


Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 3.16
Weight: 193.00
From Vis on Fri, Feb 11, 2022 at 20:05:11 from

Nice work. I hope you get feeling better.

Total Distance

Runnin down by the river with George. Down below from where Travis runs on Saturdays. I didn't feel great (still) but was happy to get out. 6.08 miles 

Hoka Challenger 5 Miles: 6.08Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 193.00
Total Distance

AM- Exhausted morning. 3.17 miles 

PM- Coughy afternoon hill circuit. 8.18 miles 

ASICS Novablast Miles: 3.17Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 8.18
Weight: 195.00
Total Distance

Forced myself to be asleep by 8:30 last night, hoping more sleep will help me feel better. Today I felt much better. Still climbing out of what ever this thing is. Maybe it's because I drastically changed my diet? 

Ran all over the desert by Dino Cliffs before finding the team. Added with top girls then another branch off with Adri and Brooklyn. It was really windy. I probably should've added some more miles but if I keep feeling better I can make up those miles later in the week. 7.69 miles 

Hoka Speedgoat 3 Miles: 7.69Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 194.00
Total Distance

AM- Morning 3

PM- Track workout. My stomach (new day, new problem) was making things rough on me. I mixed in with some different groups and tried to forget about myself. It was really windy and cold so I tried to block the wind for some of the athletes. My legs got all cut up from my shorts again, so hopefully that doesn't set me back too much. 7.03 miles


Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 7.03Hoka Bondi 7 Miles: 3.04
Weight: 191.00
Total Distance

Green Springs with girls and Dalton. Still in a lot of pain with chaffing. Tape up for tomorrow I guess. 5.26 miles 

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 5.26
Weight: 192.00
Total Distance

AM- Taped up my legs but the tape didn't stick so the chaffing was going to continue. .68 miles 

PM- Compression shorts for the win! They didn't ride up where my chaffing problems are. Best run I've had in a while. Into some desert and road. A perfect mix. 10.05 miles 

Brooks Launch 7 Miles: 10.05Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 0.68Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 192.00
Total Distance


Ran 4 with Marieta on the Mayors Loop. She had to walk the last mile so I ran ahead and around. Made 6.2 miles out of it. 

Then I ran a 4 mile tempo, 3 mile tempo, and a 1 mile tempo. 1 mile recovery between. I knew my splits would be slower than when I bomb down the marathon course. 

4 mile: 7:17, 7:08, 7:16, 7:06

3 mile: 7:06, 7:13, 7:09

1 mile: 7:07

Not my best Saturday but I'm moving in the right direction. Saw Noe again and that always puts a smile on my face. 17.42 miles 




Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 17.42
Weight: 190.00
Total Distance

Great Suicidal tendencies run. 11.63 miles 

Hoka Challenger 5 Miles: 11.63Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 193.00
Total Distance

Conservative run with the boys then a sub group with Porter, Coleman, and Bridger. 4.02 miles 

Hoka Rincon Miles: 4.02
Weight: 193.00
Total Distance

AM- Bloomington out and back with some snow flakes. 4.03 miles 

AM2- Found the boys and ran the Wednesday morning route. Nice to see the numbers grow from last year. 3.03 miles 

PM- Cold with some snow peppered in. Did some 400s as kids did 600s. I remember a 400 with Laney, 400 with top girls, 400 with top girls, and 300 with Bentley. Still chaffing......probably need to let things heal up before going crazier. Very frustrating because I feel good while running except for this random problem. 6.59 miles

PM2- Ran to George's with Marieta and then back home. 2.02 miles 

Kinvara 11 Miles: 7.06Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 8.61
Weight: 193.00
Total Distance

Had a feeling I shouldn't run today so I could have a better outing Friday and hopefully Saturday. Still figuring this stupid chaffing. Took out my frustrations by lifting weights. .26 

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 0.26
Weight: 193.00
Total Distance

AM- 2 in Bloomington then Chic-fil-A run with girls. Good convos with Brooklyn, Brinley, and Adri. Crisp striders. 9.05 miles 

PM- Dang stupid Vegas one lane traffic made it so we got to Vegas late. So I had to run in the dark. Hit the abandoned golf course and had several dogs wanting to kill me. Good run. 7.28 miles 

Kinvara 11 Miles: 7.28Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 9.05
Weight: 189.00
Total Distance

Got out on the Mt. Charleston Marathon course. I ran well. Got a little nauseous towards the end. I like the course  other than seeing all the miles in front of you. There was a head wind the entire time so I bet I will be able to run next time. Marieta and her family hiked while I ran and I had to wait for a while for them to come down the canyon. The more I sat around the worse I felt. I asked an elote vendor for some water. He didn't have any. So I walked off and felt the need to throw up so I hunched over to ralph. A couple of minutes later a lady checked on me. Then the elote guy brought me elote, Jamaica, and chips. It helped relieve some of the nausea. 21.18 miles 

1. 6:36

2. 6:25

3. 6:32

4. 6:42

5. 7:02 (eased up for a mile) 

6. 7:00

7. 6:33

8. 6:33

9. 6:29

10. 6:47

11. 6:48

12. 6:52

13. 7:02 (1:28 half marathon split)

14. 7:11 (eased up on my effort)

15. 7:04

16. 7:56 (probably more like a 7:10-7:15, stopped to film me run, forgot to stop watch) 

17. 7:18

18. 7:11

19. 7:10

20. 7:31 2:18:58/6:57 mile 

21. cool down mile 


Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 21.18
Weight: 189.00
Total Distance

Hobble run with team as they prepared for 1600 time trial. Then 2 miles with George in the desert. 6.24 miles 

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 6.24Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 189.00
Total Distance

AM1- Jogging around listening to the It's Always Sunny Podcast. 6.2 miles

AM2- Weights with the team, some running after, then sardines. 3.82 miles 

PM- Slow running around. Kids did the 300 hurdles. Legs are still fatigued from Saturday. 5.58 miles 

Kinvara 11 Miles: 5.58ASICS Novablast Miles: 10.02
Weight: 189.00
Total Distance

AM1- Bloomington run around. 3.02 miles

AM2- Running with boys. 3.35 miles

PM1- Jogging (emphasis on jogging) around on track while kids ran 800s and 200s. 5.72

PM2- Bloomington trail with M. 3.02 miles 

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 8.74Hoka Bondi 7 Miles: 6.37
Weight: 189.00
Total Distance

AM- Got those miles in and around Bloomington. My plan was to run my miles then get over to PV in time to run with the kids after weights. My run went a little longer than expected so I wasn't going to make it over in time. I added a little more on my own to get to 10. 10.06 miles 

PM- Another jog fest around PV field while kids ran the 400. 6.02 miles 

Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 6.02ASICS Novablast Miles: 10.06
Weight: 185.00
From Vis on Thu, Mar 03, 2022 at 19:06:31 from

Look at that punching weight! Impressive. I still check your blog, hoping to see a 5-run day.

Total Distance

AM- Chill morning run with the girls. Vented to Coach W for a little bit. I am so glad she is coaching with us. 6.01 miles 

PM- Shake out run getting ready for Lake to Lake. 2.65 miles 

Brooks Launch 7 Miles: 2.65Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 6.01
Weight: 186.00
Race: Lake to Lake Relay (50 Miles) 06:32:27, Place overall: 6, Place in age division: 1
Total Distance

Leg 1: I was really happy with my ability to hold back on this first leg. I usually start out too fast and like to be competitive. I just kept calm. Got rained on with a terrible head wind.

6.05 miles/7:08 pace  Time: 43:08

Leg 3: In all my years of doing LtoL I have never run this leg. They changed it from previous years. Once again calm and relaxed, no need to force anything. 

4.22 miles/7:15 pace  Time: 30:36

Leg 5: Enjoyed this leg because I got to run by Ava's grave and blow some kisses. I tracked down a big buff guy in the last mile. I didn't force anything. 

3.94 miles/7:22 pace  Time: 29:03

Leg 7: During the 6th leg my Dad told me how he was struggling and told me that I might need to bail him out on Leg 10. This made me a little nervous because I knew I would eventually hit a wall, probably on Leg 9. This news changed my strategy for Leg 7 and Leg 9. So I intentionally backed to an 8 minute pace thinking it would be more sustainable down the road. Saw Janz, Logan, and my brother Justin (3 track coaches). He came out to run with me for a little bit. It was nice, I haven't run with him for years. 

4.74 miles/7:57 pace  Time: 37:43

Leg 9: Well well well.....I wussed out. The wind was really bad and it was a very difficult leg. Plus I was thinking about having to run half of Leg 10. After 20 miles my legs start to fall apart, this isn't anything new. I walked a couple of times. When I finally got to the turn with about a mile to go the head wind was the worst I experienced all day. I was in the same wet clothes and I was miserable. I wish I could've been more mentally tough. 

5.89 miles/10:09 pace  Time: 59:50

Leg 10: My Dad knew I struggled on Leg 9 so he wanted to tackle as much of Leg 10 as he could. It kind of came down to who could run faster at this point in the race? I told him to see if he could get through 5 of the 7 miles and then I would run the last 2 miles. I changed out of my wet clothes, put on the Carbon Rockets, and got ready to pound out 2 miles. My Dad was running like a 10 minute mile pace. I was able to run a little faster for the last 2. 

1.96 miles/8:30 pace  Time: 16:37


It was cold, windy, and a little rainy. All in all it was a good day for me. I really feel like I am in good shape and shaping up for a good race at Charleston. This is huge for me because February was a rough month on my training. I am content and loving running again. 

Hoka Carbon X Miles: 19.20Hoka Carbon Rocket Miles: 1.96Hoka Challenger 5 Miles: 5.89
Weight: 184.00
Total Distance

AM- 2.5 with the boys before falling behind. I was on my own island so I decided to jump back to the girls. Then I noticed Laney was running by herself so I joined her. It was good talking to her and running some tempo and threshold. We got hailed on for a second. Found the boys for a couple more minutes towards the end. 9 miles 

PM- Ended up doing my own random loop into Middleton. Some boys that had to run 30-40 minutes took off zooming and I couldn't keep up. 7.24 miles 

ASICS Novablast Miles: 7.24Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 9.00
Weight: 184.00
Total Distance

AM- Just trying to get more miles in the cold morning is a struggle. 6.05 miles

AM2- Weights and 2 miles with the girls. 2 miles 

PM1- Hit the newer trail sections in Washington. 6.45 miles 

PM2- Running around cheering on kids at Panther Relays. 1.46 miles 

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 7.91Hoka Bondi 7 Miles: 8.05
Weight: 185.00
Total Distance

AM- Tried to do some 800s in the cold. I know they weren't fast and my old watch I used wasn't able to recall the splits. At least I was trying to get the legs moving a little bit. Did 6 800s with a 400 recovery between. 5.25 miles

AM2- Barely caught up with the girls as they headed out for their run. 2.57 miles 

PM- Green Springs with boys. Left quad is sore. 5.01 miles 

PM2- Tonaquint with Marieta. 2.52 miles 

Kinvara 11 Miles: 7.53Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 7.82
Weight: 184.00
Total Distance

AM- It wasn't much but at least I got out for a couple of minutes. 3.64 miles 

PM- Another windy outing with the boys. 4.54 miles

PM2- Ran to see Ava's head stone. 3.58 miles 

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 11.77
Weight: 185.00
Total Distance

AM1- Loop in Bloomington. 4.06 miles

AM2- 30 with the girls. Jess joined us. My quad is still really sore. 4.29 miles 

PM- Tracking those steps running at the Snow Canyon Invite. .42 

Hoka Rincon Miles: 0.42ASICS Novablast Miles: 8.35
Weight: 184.00
Race: Sand Hollow Half Marathon (13.1 Miles) 01:31:49, Place overall: 7, Place in age division: 3
Total Distance

AM- Weird out and back course for Sand Hollow Half Marathon. After the first mile my right hamstring was feeling like it was going to seize up on me. I backed off the pace and started to worry a little bit. After the turn around the sun came out and I started to warm up. Still didn't run amazing time but at least I did a negative split. I usually don't do that in a race. Dawson was a couple of minutes behind me. I'll consider todays race more like a workout. 13.49 miles

First Half

1. 6:43

2. 7:09 (Hamstring tight) 13:52

3. 7:24 (Started to get nervous) 21:16

4. 6:58 (Tried to get rolling) 29:14

5. 7:13 (Climb towards GC) 36:27

6. 7:39 (Worst incline, I am a wuss) 44:06

6-6.5. 3:30

6.5 miles 46:38

Second Half

6.5-7. 3:30 (Flipped and chasing 2 homies) 

8. 6:46 (Used some downhill to my advantage) 10:16

9. 7:10 (Boring flat with hamstring tightness) 17:26

10. 7:14 (Wish I was faster) 24:40

11. 6:49 (Wanted a good last 3) 31:29

12. 6:53 (Random turns in Hurricane) 38:22

13. 6:30 (Last mile, fastest mile) 44:52

6.5 miles 44:52

*I probably didn't do the math right, just trying to show my negative split. I'll have Ross double check. 


PM1- Running around watching kids perform well at track meet. Trey got a new school record in the 3200 (9:27). .3 miles

PM2- Ran with Marieta and then Metler and Clinton made me ditch her with their intriguing conversations. First time running with Metler since he officially became my coach. 5.25 miles 

Hoka Rincon Miles: 0.30Hoka Carbon X Miles: 13.49Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 5.25
Weight: 184.00
Total Distance

AM- I should've got up earlier but I was tired and only got 2 miles in before leaving for a trip. 2.03 miles

PM- Exploring random runs in Fruita. Crossed the Colorado River. 9.5 miles 

Hoka Rincon Miles: 9.50Brooks Launch 7 Miles: 2.03Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 185.00
Total Distance

AM- Slept in then got in some scenic miles up into Colorado Monument. Hiked there later with Marieta. 9.06 miles 

PM- Farm roads after hiking. 7.03 miles 

ASICS Novablast Miles: 7.03Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 9.06
Weight: 185.00
Total Distance

AM- Ran on a country road for miles on end. Decided to do 20 1 minute intervals. Pace in between 6:30-700. Did 1 minute recovery in between. Numbers 16-20 were my fastest. I even added 10 more intervals to get back home. May not be the best workout but I enjoy it when I'm lacking motivation for intervals. 10.26 miles 

PM- After some cool waterfall exploration got out and ran around Dinosaur/bike loving Fruita. Really windy. 6.27 miles 

Hoka Rincon Miles: 6.27Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 10.26
Weight: 186.00
Total Distance

AM- Another country road run. Last run in Colorado. It's been fun. Finished with some faster miles. 10.55 miles 

PM- Night Bloomington loop. All the Bloomington Criaturas we're out tonight. I started seeing ghosts and felt light. 5.54 miles 

Kinvara 11 Miles: 5.54Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 10.55
Weight: 185.00
Total Distance

AM- Trotting around while kids did some tempo. 7.06 miles 

PM- Bloomington Loop with Marieta then adventure run with George. He wanted to hit the rollers around Webb Hill. 10.49 miles 

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 7.06Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00Hoka Bondi 7 Miles: 10.49
Weight: 185.00
Total Distance

AM- I wanted to mix in some tempo miles this morning but I struggled. So I got 2 sets of 2 miles. Got 8 miles before running with the girls and we hit a negative split run. It was fun and the girls even stopped by to see Ava. Smaller group with Alianna, Adri, Katie, Laney, and Brooklyn. Holt caught us at the end. Then I ran towards home where Marieta caught up with me. I felt really sore and tired for those later miles so I'm glad I had M to run some slow miles. 21.08 miles 

PM- I wanted to run a little further in the morning to get over 100 miles but we needed to get to a family event. I added enough to get over 100 in Ivins. 100 miles! NEW PR FOR ME! This is something I've wanted to do since I started running. I feel fortunate I could pull it off this week. 1.61 miles

Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 21.08Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 1.61
Weight: 181.00
From Vis on Sat, Mar 19, 2022 at 17:30:47 from

Wow. Nice work.

From Josh Decker on Sat, Mar 19, 2022 at 20:31:33 from

Dave and I saw your dad out walking too.

Total Distance

AM- Headed out with the girls which branched off to Laney, Ali, EmmaLee, and Elle. After running back to the school with them. I headed back towards Washington. I found Trey and Gaige who were running a power run. I got about 10 minutes in with them, including a 6:32 mile. 7.2 miles

PM- Ran 2 with Marieta then endured the wind for 7 more out towards Aspiration. 9.32 miles 

Kinvara 11 Miles: 9.32ASICS Novablast Miles: 7.20Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 183.00
From addibc on Mon, Mar 21, 2022 at 22:33:35 from

You're killing it on the mileage, someday I hope to be doing the same haha!

Total Distance

AM- Wanted more but felt really tired. 6.06 miles 

PM- Some bogus and legitimate running at the JV Meet. 4.58 miles 

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 4.58Hoka Bondi 7 Miles: 6.06
Weight: 184.00
Total Distance

AM- Once again not the morning run I wanted. Should be a better afternoon. 3 on my own, 3 with the boys. 6.36 miles 

PM1- Middleton with the boys. Struggled to keep up at first but then found a rhythm. 5.19 miles

PM2- 5 1 mile repeats. I just wanted to stay under 7. Legs felt tired. I ran in my Carbon Rockets because I remembered Aaron said to do my intervals in my race shoe. 400 recovery between. I was lacking energy, should've ate more during the day. 6.76 miles 

1. 6:59

2. 6:53

3. 6:48

4. 6:54

5. 7:02 

Hoka Carbon Rocket Miles: 6.76Kinvara 11 Miles: 11.55
Weight: 178.00
Total Distance

AM1- Exploration around Tonaquint. 6.31 miles

AM2- Run with boys after weights. 2.26 miles 

PM- Sandbergs with boys. Then some minutes with Allen. And finally cool down with some other boys after their workout. 6.74 miles 

ASICS Novablast Miles: 8.57Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 6.74
Weight: 179.00
Total Distance

AM- 2 quick miles on my own then 30 minutes with the girls. 5.46 miles 

PM- Jogging around at PV Invite. .40 

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 0.40Hoka Bondi 7 Miles: 5.46
Weight: 179.00
Total Distance

AM- Jogging around at PV Invite. Good meet. Marcus got a new state record in the 100. .25 

PM- Too tired to wake up this morning. Track meets wear me out. As soon as the meet ended I went home and took a nap. Finally got out to run around 7pm. Marieta and I did a little Valley View to Dixie loop. She left and I went for more. I tried to do 3 miles of tempo and was devastated on how slow my splits were. I thought I was putting in a faster effort. A week left until the marathon and I am excited to taper. 15.18 miles


1. 7:02

2. 6:56

3. 6:47




Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 15.18Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 0.25
Weight: 178.00
Total Distance

Dixie Rock with girls. I branched off to run with Laney about 20 minutes in. She made it the furthest she ever has on that run. Mixed in some ET, T, and Thres. Caught Ali for the last 20 minutes. Good taper run. 8.11 miles 

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 8.11
Weight: 180.00
Total Distance

Run with the girls. Stopped to pet a cat at one point. Striders then kids meet. 6.07 miles 

Kinvara 11 Miles: 6.07
Weight: 182.00
Total Distance

Did 3 1 mile repeats. The first one I did during the team warm up on the DI loop. The other 2 I did on the track. I felt good. I was honestly surprised. Other times I tried to run mile repeats I felt like I was pushing so much harder for slower times. Maybe my garmin was off those days or I just had tired legs? Jogged a little with M once I got home. 5.85 miles 

1. 6:24                                     

2. 6:20  12:44                         

3. 6:31   19:15 3 mile             

Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 5.85
Weight: 183.00
Total Distance

Didn't run with the team because I went home to check on Marieta. Ran around White Dome while Marieta and Star walked. 4.18 miles 

Kinvara 11 Miles: 4.18Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 182.00
Total Distance

Friday morning convo run with Coach W. Got 2.5 in then hit some strides. 3.38 miles 

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 3.38
Weight: 183.00
Race: Mt. Charleston Marathon (26.35 Miles) 03:25:15, Place overall: 389, Place in age division: 33
Total Distance

Where do I begin? Today marks my 9th marathon: 

1. STG 09'       3:15:43

2. STG 12'       3:13:38

3. Ogden 14'    4:18:30

4. Ogden 15'    DNF

5. PHX 16'       3:31:48

6. STG 16'       3:28:37

7. STG 19'       3:29:26

8. Beav 20'      3:06:33

9. Char 22'       3:25:15


Some marathons I was injured going into it and probably shouldn't have run it. Other times injuries flared up and made it a rough day. One thing that has been a common trend among them is my inability to start out conservative. So obviously going into this one, finally, I would have figured it out. Especially after training more than I ever have and switching my diet.

Nope! I am still a bone head! Every time I hop on a downhill course and those miles come easy, I figure it's all good and I am not using any energy. Such was the case today, I just let the hills roll me into some fun mile splits. In the moment I didn't think it was taking a toll on my body. I knew I wanted to back off to 6:40-6:50 pace but the miles were coming so easy. At around 13 (where the biggest hill is) I was finally compelled to slow down a little bit. I thought perfect I have the 1st half in the books, now for a slower but still moving 2nd half. Things started to really unravel at 15-16 where I started to feel dehydrated and hot. I consumed a lot of nuun drinks and water at the aid stations. Somewhere during 16 my legs started to feel really tight. I kept chugging a long at a slower pace. I figured I could still make up the time. At 18 when I started to get some cramps in my calves and quads. I probably should have stopped and stretched but continued on. Mile 21 right before the turn, I was struck by cramp lightning and toppled over as my quads and calves were no longer relaxed but tight and painful. On my way to the ground I also bumped my watch into a setting I didn't recognize so I have some random splits. I might have hit my head too? Some people helped me stretch out the calves and then I continued on my way. Even at mile 21 I thought I could muster up some 7-8 minute miles to save my race. Unfortunately the cramping didn't stop at 21. It continued the rest of the race and I fell over at least 2 more times. One of the times I fell I heard someone shout: "call an ambulance!" I thought it was kind of funny even in my terrible condition. When I could run a little in those last couple of miles I was really nervous my legs would betray me again. So not the day I wanted. I blame myself for starting out too fast. I am sure that was the biggest factor in the cramping. I also need to figure out better hydration.

So where do I go from here? I am very dissappointed after today. I wasted a big opportunity. My training has been solid (thanks to Aaron and PV). I plan to train for STG and really get into some better speed play with Aaron. I know I can figure this marathon out. I just need to stop getting in my own way! I want to go from a mediocre marathon runner to a decent one. 


1. 6:17

2. 6:03  12:20

3. 6:12  18:32

4. 6:08  24:40

5. 6:15  30:55

6. 6:15 37:10

7. 6:04  43:14

8. 6:00  49:14

9. 6:04  55:18

10. 6:15 1:01:33

11. 6:27  1:08:00

12. 6:34 1:14:34

13. 6:43 1:21:17

14. 6:40  1:27:57

15. 7:02  1:34:59

16. 7:41  1:42:40

17. 8:01  1:50:41

18. 8:41 1:59:21

19. 8:13  2:07:34

20. 8:14  2:15:48

21. 10:06 2:25:54

22. 9:03  2:34:57

23. 9:50  2:44:47

24. 10:10 2:54:57

25. 12:33  3:07:30

26. 14:36  3:22:06

.35. 2:54  3:25:00

Depressing progression of the race (the mat splits are different than my garmin splits): 

6.5         40:55/6:14 mi     projected 2:43:43

1/2         1:22:44/6:19 mi   projected 2:45:29

19.65     2:13:36/6:47 mi   projected 2:58:08

23.1       2:47:25/7:14 mi   projected 3:09:53

25.2       3:12:31/7:38 mi   projected 3:20:10

Finish:  3:25:15/7:49 mi

Hoka Carbon X Miles: 26.55
Weight: 178.00
From Vis on Sat, Apr 02, 2022 at 20:09:25 from

Not the race you wanted, but it seems like youíve enjoyed the training cycle and changes youíve made. Sometimes we donít see the results we want and feel we deserve. The next one will be the one.

Total Distance

Some jogging/trotting around seeing if my legs will function. Feel a little bit selfish because I can't be there for the runners. Soon enough. 2.04 miles 

Hoka Bondi 7 Miles: 2.04
Weight: 184.00
Total Distance

Up Green Springs. My left quad was still feeling a little sore (a lot of sore) so I didn't see the value in going too far. Turned around at 1.5 and ran back with a potentially broken toe Porter. 3.08 miles 

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 3.08
Weight: 184.00
Total Distance

Ran 3 with George in the desert. 3.01 miles 

Hoka Challenger 5 Miles: 3.01Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 184.00
Total Distance

Friday morning run with the girls. I really enjoy the friday morning runs. I usually have good conversations with Brooklyn or Cailyn. Left quad is still giving me firts so I am not quite ready to let loose. 4 miles 

Kinvara 11 Miles: 4.00
Weight: 186.00
Total Distance

Abandoned golf course with Marieta. A couple of miles on my own. Good Saturday run with a tender left quad. 8.52 miles 

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 8.52
Weight: 186.00
Total Distance

AM- After some ET with the boys I realized my left quad is still hammered. So I ran around the track with Holt while the kids ran intervals. Cooled with girls. There was a terrible throw up like smell that stung the nostrils close to PV and Costco. It's still stuck in my mouth. 6.02 miles

Back on diet this week. 

PM- Missed the 2nd half of school to be with Marieta. Ran 2 miles with her in the wind. 2.03 miles 


Brooks Launch 7 Miles: 2.03ASICS Novablast Miles: 6.02
Weight: 187.00
Total Distance

Trail to nowhere with the girls. Then a split with Kate and EmmaLee. 5.69 miles 

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 5.69
Weight: 185.00
Total Distance

AM- 25 with the boys. 3.15 miles 

PM- Finally felt good again! Felt like going fast. I did the entire speed work out with the girls, Coleman, Gianno, and AJ. I am excited to run the workouts with the kids moving forward. I want to get faster and these workouts will help. I feel guilty for being selfish with my marathon training (and that worked out so well). Now I can just focus on keeping these kids positive and wrap up the season strong. 7.09 miles

(200, 400, 600, 400, 200 @1600 race pace)

200: 40 seconds (Didn't time but we were moving)

400: 1:24

600: 2:05

400: 1:24

200: 41 seconds

(200 & 500 @800 race pace, 300 Fast)

200: 33 seconds

500: 1:34 (Wish I pushed harder) 

300: 53 seconds

PM2- Ran 2 mile loop with Marieta kind of as my cool down. 1.87 miles 

Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 8.96Hoka Bondi 7 Miles: 3.15
Weight: 185.00
Total Distance

AM- Weights and a hamstring strain. I intentionally did less weight on squats but felt like I pulled my ham a little bit. Took the morning run off. 

PM- Rolled out my hamstring during school and had a successful run on it with the girls. Up into GS. 6.04 miles 

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 6.04
Weight: 181.00
Total Distance

AM1- Took yesterday off to rest and stretch ol hammy. Then Warner Valley with the girls and Spencer. 5 ET, 10 Power, and 5 30 second hills. Felt good with a little reservation on my ham. Nice pushing with the girls on the power part and hills. 8.2 miles 

AM2- 3 with M while she hiked. 3.04 miles 

Saucony Ride Miles: 3.04Hoka Challenger 5 Miles: 8.20Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 184.00
Total Distance

AM- A little speed mixing in with the boys while they ran some cvs. 6.13 miles 

Kinvara 11 Miles: 6.13
Weight: 186.00
Total Distance

AM1- Got some early morning miles on the Bloomington loop. 5.02 miles 

AM2- Joined the boys after weights for 2.15 miles 

PM- Jogging around the windy JV meet. 1.04 miles 

Brooks Launch 7 Miles: 7.17Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 1.04
Weight: 187.00
Total Distance

AM- Normal wednesday morning with the boys. 3.13 miles 

PM1- Washington with girls. Heating up. 6.14 miles 

PM2- Met up with George to run and catch up. Marieta biked next to us. 3.24 miles 

Kinvara 11 Miles: 3.24ASICS Novablast Miles: 3.13Hoka Bondi 7 Miles: 6.14
Weight: 187.00
Total Distance

Ran to school from parents. Into Sandbergs and Washington with boys (and partly with girls). Holy was running some laps so I joined him for 7-8. Then back to my parents. Either the heat is getting to me or I was just feeling off. 8.02 miles 

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 8.02
Weight: 185.00
Total Distance

AM- 2 in Bloomington. 2.04 miles 

AM2- Ran with the girls. Quick little run so I added a little looking for the 35 minute boys. 4.01 miles 

PM- Jogging around at Dixie Invite. .56 

PM2- Around Bloomington while Marieta biked. 3.21 miles 

Brooks Launch 7 Miles: 3.21Kinvara 11 Miles: 6.05Hoka Bondi 7 Miles: 0.56
Weight: 185.00
Total Distance

AM- Out on Sugar Leo. Marieta joined me after 3. I enjoy her biking next to me. It helps me (and her) run a consistent pace. Each mile got progressively faster. 7.53 miles 

PM- Hitting up my abandoned golf course in Vegas. I want to consistently hit 6:40-6:45 miles mixed into normal runs to constantly remind myself of the pace I need to run for a marathon. That way I'll have it locked it in for October. Felt good after the first mile. 5.04 miles

1. 9:01

2. 7:17

3. 6:42

4. 7:33

5. 7:18





Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 7.53Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 5.04
Weight: 185.00
Total Distance

AM- 200, 400, 600 @1600 pace

200, 500 @800 pace, 300F

Warmed up with the girls. 

200- 41 with Laney and Jordyn 

400- 1:32 with Laney and Jordyn

600- 2:28 with Laney and Jordyn 

200- 34 trying to keep up with boys 

500- 1:33 pushing Elle to keep up with top girls 

300- 53 took a head start and had kids chase me down 

Cooled with the girls 

Felt good except I was holding in a poop the whole time. 6.26 miles 

PM- 20 with girls then a little more with boys. 3.87 miles 


Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 6.26Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 3.87
Weight: 189.00
Total Distance

Slept in to be with Marieta a little longer in the morning. Ran Kick It with the boys. Boston was there too. He gave the advice of being consistent and learning from his mistakes. I compared him to Kyrie because of his inconsistency. Jogged around at kids track meet. 7.17 miles 

Kinvara 11 Miles: 7.17
Weight: 187.00
Total Distance

AM- Small 2 mile loop listening to Sunny Podcast. 2.26 miles

AM2- 25 with the boys talking about missions. 3.26 miles 

PM- Green Springs with the JV boys. Started up Kick It Hill. Then helped the boys and girls run their track workout. 6.61 miles 

ASICS Novablast Miles: 12.13
Weight: 186.00
Total Distance

AM- Weights and jog with girls. Probably joked around too much. 2.02 miles

PM- Washington with the boys then a division with the JV boys. Took Marlar and Sandbergs to get back to the school. Ran through a swarm of bees. Strides. 4.78 miles

PM2- Ran 2 miles with George and Marieta. Then a little more with just George. The heat is starting to make me more tired. 3.83 miles 

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 10.63
Weight: 184.00
Total Distance

AM- Quick little Bloomington out and back. 2.18 miles

PM- The usual peppy Friday morning run with the girls. 4.01 miles 

Kinvara 11 Miles: 6.19
Weight: 184.00
Total Distance

AM- Progression run as the legs warmed up. 9:39, 8:53, 8:30, 8:23, 7:35, 7:34, 6:52, 7:24. Ran by Logan close to the river. 8.02

PM- Yellow Hollow to Black Gulch to Langes Dugway. Marieta ran the first couple of miles with me and Dawson. Once we ditched her we picked up the pace. 6.58 miles 

Hoka Challenger 5 Miles: 6.58Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 8.02Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 185.00
Total Distance

AM1- Bloomington 2 miler. 2.02 miles 

AM2- Hospital run with girls. Power Run for the last 10 minutes. 6.70 miles 

PM- Run to Dane's with the JV boys. Pre-Race run with strides. 5.38 miles 

Hoka Rincon Miles: 5.38ASICS Novablast Miles: 8.72
Weight: 187.00
Total Distance

Running around Crimson High. On my own then some warm ups with girls then boys. 6.23 miles 

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 6.23
Weight: 185.00
Total Distance

AM- Morning 25 with the boys. 3.15 miles 

PM1- Easy 30 with the girls out by PVMS. 3.74 miles

PM2- Snuck out to the desert with George and had to jump over a snake. Found some old native american dwellings. 5.63 miles

Hoka Rincon Miles: 3.74Hoka Challenger 5 Miles: 5.63Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00Hoka Bondi 7 Miles: 3.15
Weight: 186.00
Total Distance

AM- A little Bloomington out and back. 1.1 miles

AM2- Weights and run with boys. 2.9 miles 

PM- Up Green Springs with girls. 3.88 miles 

ASICS Novablast Miles: 7.88
Weight: 185.00
Total Distance

Got out for night jog after a long day at BYU. 3.51 miles 

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 3.51
Weight: 186.00
Total Distance

Woke up early and wanted to run close to the Y trail. Took University Ave then started climbing close to BYU's track. I didn't go for the Y but followed a trail below the trail head. Saw some deer while listening to Plaxico Burress talk about shooting himself. Had a fast fun run dropping back down to the Hotel. 11.52 miles 

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 11.52Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 186.00
Total Distance

AM- Felt cruddy and tired from the weekend. Just glad I got out and got something. Warmed with boys and cooled with girls. 3.69 miles 

PM- Sandstone mess around. 4.59 miles 

Saucony Ride Miles: 4.59Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 3.69
Weight: 188.00
Total Distance

AM- Weights and run. 3.16 miles 

PM- Pre race with girls. I tried to race AJ towards the end. Strides. 5.20 miles 

PM2- A little Bloomington route with Marieta. 2 miles 

Hoka Rincon Miles: 7.20ASICS Novablast Miles: 3.16
Weight: 187.00
Total Distance

AM- Bloomington Loop. 3.29 miles 

AM2- DI loop with boys and Holt. 2.02 miles 

PM- Snuck in a short run in the stupid wind. 2.53 miles 

PM2- Running around at Region. Adding this distance to irritate Travis. .23 

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 7.84Hoka Bondi 7 Miles: 0.23
Weight: 187.00
Total Distance

AM- Late 15 with some of the girls. Then Dave kept running so I followed him. Glad I got a couple more miles. Feeling a little sluggish in my running. Need that summer freedom to start crushing some runs. 4.01 miles

PM- Warmed up with girls and boys at track. 4.07 miles 

PM2- Running around meet. .82

Kinvara 11 Miles: 4.01Hoka Bondi 7 Miles: 4.89
Weight: 187.00
Total Distance

AM- Reluctantly got out for some Bloomington Loop. 4.73 miles 

PM- Caught up filming a wedding. George and snuck in some miles around 9pm. 4.06 miles 



Kinvara 11 Miles: 4.06ASICS Novablast Miles: 4.73
Weight: 187.00
Total Distance

AM- Fartleks with the girls and W. Alli B joined us for a little bit. Good grouping. Good speed. Started at Sullivan. 5.82 miles

PM- I intended to run with Marieta shortly after my morning run. Unfortunately some things got in the way. I noticed there was a nail in one of the crosstrek tires. I have had bad luck with nails the last couple of years. After running some errands and switching to a spare I finally got out to run with Marieta. We did a nice loop around Tonaquint. She got 5 miles in and I finished the loop to recover the car. It was a good run for both of us. I am always glad when I can run with Marieta. 6.18 miles 

PM2- Got out around 10 after the wedding. Full Moon. 4.01 miles 

Kinvara 11 Miles: 4.01Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 12.00
Weight: 186.00
Total Distance

AM- Short 15 with the boys. Worked out some pain in my legs. 2.01 miles 

PM- Kids did some speed work on the track. I ran a 4 with Adri and Kate, 4 with Brooklyn, another 4 with Adri and Kate. Then for a fast 300 I took a head start on Trey, Adri, and Kate. Trey and Adri caught me. 5 miles 

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 7.01
Weight: 186.00
Total Distance

PM- Heat 30 with the boys. Rough. A guy was handing out water balloons that the boys threw at the girls. 4.02 miles 

Hoka Bondi 7 Miles: 4.02
Weight: 184.00
Total Distance

AM- 2 by myself. Then 2 with the team. Feel like I lost a pep in my step. 4.06 miles

PM- Off to the middle school. I took my school key to let the girls in for some water. After the run I left my key in the grass, thinking I'll remember to grab that. I didn't remember to grab that. 5.10 miles 

PM2- Marieta wanted to run so drove back over to the high to look for my key. No success. Then ran down by the skim board park. 2.02 miles 

Hoka Rincon Miles: 7.12Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 4.06
Weight: 185.00
Total Distance

PM- Snuck in my run around noon. Heat was tolerable. 6.05 miles 

PM2- Running around Nephi with Diego, Porter, and Trey. Then some strides and throwing around a football. I caught a bomb from Sawyer. 4 miles 

Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 6.05Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 4.00
Weight: 183.00
Total Distance

AM- Dropped Dave and Logan off at State then went for a stroll. Didn't feel amazing but did a negative split. 6.02 miles 

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 6.02
Weight: 184.00
Total Distance

Too tired from waking up early at State to run. This next week should be much better. 

Weight: 0.00
Total Distance

Slept in again. Ran 3 miles with Marieta in Tonaquint then on to Popeyes. The top of foot was getting some sharp pains along the way. Super random. 6.61 miles 

ASICS Novablast Miles: 6.61
Weight: 188.00
Total Distance

Tested the ankle out towards the Dixie Center. Saw 2 snakes. 6.77 miles 

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 6.77
Weight: 188.00
Total Distance

AM- Progress, I got up this morning and got a couple in. 2.24 miles 

PM- Travis run up Anasazi. Hot run but we managed. Good catching up. 6.58 miles 

PM2- Added 3 more with Marieta towards Sun River. She struggled in the heat. 3 miles 

Saucony Ride Miles: 3.00Hoka Challenger 5 Miles: 6.58Kinvara 11 Miles: 2.24Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 187.00
Total Distance

AM- That early morning jog. 3.16 miles 

PM- Took a little nap and finished a Wolverine puzzle. I texted George to go on a run. He struggled in the heat as we ran through the desert. We decided to cool off in his in laws pool. Then we ran to his house and from there I ran home. 6.16 miles

Kinvara 11 Miles: 6.16Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 3.16Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 184.00
Total Distance

AM- Chill 3 with M before it got too hot. Saw Gage working at Swig. 3.04 miles 

PM- Ran a similar run as yesterday with George. He ran back to the pool and I carried on and even extended. Nice overcast but still felt hot. 6.81 miles 

Hoka Rincon Miles: 3.04Brooks Launch 7 Miles: 6.81Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 186.00
Total Distance

AM- Woke up early with little sleep. Hit up the abandoned golf course. Then ran to my in laws to wake up Marieta. 3.61 miles 

AM2- Ran some slow miles with Marieta on the course. Then I added a couple of more on my own. Had a hard time getting the legs moving. 7.43 miles 

PM- Late night jog around Vegas streets with a full belly. 4.65 miles 

Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 11.04Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 4.65
Weight: 186.00
Total Distance

AM- Run over Floyd Lamb. Nothing amazing. Right arch giving me some pain. Probably from walking around bare foot at pool party. 8.12 miles

PM- Abandoned golf course with a belly full of sushi. 4.18 miles 

Kinvara 11 Miles: 4.18Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 8.12Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 186.00
Total Distance

AM- Little neighborhood loop with Marieta. 3.33 miles 

PM- Ran some Pioneer Park trails with DAHLSON then down toward his house by Morningside. Saw Coleman by the hospital. Great run with some trail and road diversity. 10.01 miles 


Hoka Rincon Miles: 3.33Hoka Challenger 5 Miles: 10.01Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 190.00
Total Distance

AM- Sun River exploration. Found the Bart Anderson trail. I'll explore that another day. 7.23 miles 

PM- Neighborhood jog with M. I added a mile without her. Wore my best 80s garb after watching Stranger Things. Bloomington natives couldn't handle my crop top. 3.06 miles 

Kinvara 6 Miles: 3.06Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 7.23Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 188.00
Total Distance

Got caught up doing other BS things. Didn't end up running. 

Weight: 0.00
Total Distance

AM- Desert exploration, need to get my legs moving more. 7.36 miles 

AM2- Bloomington loop with Marieta. 3.01 miles 

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 10.37Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 186.00
Total Distance

Ran from Derek's house up to some trees. Saw a couple of white tail and a Turkey. It was raining the whole time so I was sliding around everywhere. I had to be cautious on the downhills. 14.64 miles 

Hoka Challenger 5 Miles: 14.64Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 188.00
Total Distance

Hitting roads by Derek's. It was really windy and I ended up on some busy roads. 10.06 miles 

Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 10.06
Weight: 188.00
Total Distance

Ran across the tracks and up into Phillips Creek. I did 22 1 minute intervals to get the legs moving. 10.01 miles 

Hoka Challenger 5 Miles: 10.01Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 187.00
Total Distance

AM- First day of xc for me. Ran with some of the new freshman then caught up with the older boys. Ran into the desert. 5.13 miles 

PM- Search of Summit Rock. Wanted to run more but spent time with Marieta. .19

Kinvara 6 Miles: 0.19Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 5.13
Weight: 191.00
Total Distance

AM1- 35 and strides with girls. Did some extra strides with Isaiah. Bestowed the "Decker's Favorite Jersey" to Gianno today. 4.49 miles 

AM2- Ran the trail to knowhere and up 2450. Started to get warm. 4.54 miles 

PM- Hot 3 with Aaron. A little faster than my normal pace. 3.02 miles 

Hoka Rincon Miles: 3.02Kinvara 11 Miles: 9.03
Weight: 191.00
Total Distance

AM- Negative split run with boys up past Sullivan Park. Was in the second group with Diego, Kenny, Porter, and Boswell. Did 23 out and under 22 back. 7:37 mile pace. Added 2 more on my own. 8 miles 

PM- Ran at 6pm in the worst of the heat. Marieta struggled through 3 miles. Then I added 2 more and almost got attacked by a Great Dane. 5 miles 

Kinvara 6 Miles: 5.00Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 8.00
Weight: 188.00
Total Distance

Ran north starting at the Winchester Hills hill and up past Diamond Valley. Marieta met me at the top and we ran 6 together. It was a little difficult to slow down for her pace, especially going down hill. I'm glad I did though. Saw a little snake. 13 miles 

Hoka Carbon X Miles: 13.00
Weight: 188.00
Total Distance

AM- Ran a little with Marieta before practice. Just hit the loop. 3.33 miles 

AM2- The steps with Liam and Ian. Then I met up with the girls and Holt. Then I added another mile on my own. Had a good book discussion with girls and Martha. Talked about how kids want to be great but won't work hard to be great! 6.3 miles 

PM- Out towards the Dixie Center and back. Swatting horse flies the whole time. 4.54 miles 

Kinvara 6 Miles: 4.54Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 9.63
Weight: 192.00
Total Distance

AM- Snuck in some miles before heading to practice. 4.03 miles 

AM2- Half and half with striders. Ran mainly with Ben and Ian. Ultimate, Kids Club, and wrights after. 5.65 miles 

PM- 4 miles with Aaron. We are back on the same pooping schedule. 4.06 miles 

Brooks Launch 7 Miles: 4.06Kinvara 11 Miles: 9.68
Weight: 189.00
Total Distance

AM- A little jog with M. 3.03 miles 

AM2- 6 3 minute pick ups with boys. "With" is a little wishful speaking. I trailed the boys for the pick ups. Felt tired from weights or just adding mileage this week. Did some Charlie work in Kayenta from 10-4. 6.23 miles 

PM- Rough outing. Ate at 5:30 and ran 7:20. Guess I didn't get enough time between food and meal. I also felt tired from working in the sun for 6 hours. Had Aaron leave me 3 miles into our 4 mile run. Saw a king snake. 4.05 miles 

Hoka Rincon Miles: 4.05Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 9.26
Weight: 189.00
From Vis on Wed, Jun 15, 2022 at 21:23:59 from

Charlie work?

From Josh Decker on Wed, Jun 15, 2022 at 21:37:20 from

The crap work no one else wants to do.

Total Distance

AM- Bloomington grind on my own. 4.63 miles 

AM2- Up past Black Bear diner with girls. Good catching up. Hamstring feeling tight so I sat out the striders. Added a mile on my own. 5.42 miles 

PM- Late night hot run in Vegas. Nothing special. 4.07 miles 

Kinvara 11 Miles: 10.05Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 4.07
Weight: 185.00
Total Distance

AM- Slow grind. My hamstring is bugging so I only felt a need to run slow. 5.12 miles 

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 5.12
Weight: 186.00
Total Distance

AM- Ran from the cottage air bnb to some dusty hills. Was up all night with an asthma attack. Not sure what that's about. My run was not epic but my legs did start to warm up. 6.10 miles 

AM2- Woke up Marieta and ran another route from our place. Ended up being a longer loop than expected but was good. 6.23 miles 

Hoka Challenger 5 Miles: 6.10Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 6.23Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 187.00
Total Distance

AM- Solid wake up run around Three Rivers. Felt better as I went around. Ran with tons of turkeys. 10.56 miles 

PM- Late night run in Vegas before heading home. 3.50 miles 

Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 10.56Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 3.50
Weight: 186.00
Total Distance

AM- Half and Half. PVMS to 2450 and back with some grass laps and striders. Running sound at Kids Club. 5.89 miles 

AM2- Running from my parents to weights and back. 2.73 miles 

PM- 5 mile loop with Metler. Not too hot. I added a mile before meeting up with him. 6.06 miles 

Kinvara 11 Miles: 6.06Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 8.62
Weight: 187.00
Total Distance

AM- Warmed did 5 800s with .20 recovery in between. 

1. 3:29

2. 3:25

3. 3:18

4. 3:17

5. 3:22 

Nothing amazing but decent for morning. 5.04 miles 

AM2- Struggled to keep up with boys as they did some tempo. I stayed close but was feeling light headed. Did some tempo minutes. I did the last 5 minute tempo with Parker, Coleman, and Gianno. Jogged back to school super tired. 7.16 miles 

PM- Ran 1.5 with Aaron then turned around. 3.02 miles 

Kinvara 11 Miles: 3.02Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 12.20
Weight: 181.00
Total Distance

AM- Snuck out for a little bit before practice. 2.69 miles 

AM2- Tour de Washington with Ben and Trevor. Started out with the big group of boys then dropped back to some freshman. 6.35 miles 

PM- The loop with Aaron. Cody Campbell started with us but quickly fell behind. Felt tired towards the end of the run, light headed. 5.18 miles, 7:20 pace 

ASICS Novablast Miles: 9.04Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 5.18
Weight: 183.00
Total Distance

AM- Dixie Center to Bloomington with Brooklyn, Laney, Katie, and Alianna. Gary joined us too. Ran to my house so girls could meet Topanga. 4.67 miles 

PM- Cedar Mtn shake out. Progressively got faster. From 8:57 down to 7:17. Didn't run as much today but that's ok. Marieta's sickness might be catching up with me. 5.36 miles 

Hoka Challenger 5 Miles: 5.36Kinvara 11 Miles: 4.67Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 182.00
Total Distance

AM- Less than stellar Half and Half. Not feeling great still. 4.42 miles 

PM- Burned laps around Bloomington Park. Oddly legs felt better than this morning, just had intense heat. 2.52 miles 

Kinvara 11 Miles: 2.52Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 4.42
Weight: 178.00
Total Distance

AM- Tired legs and head. Ran with freshman boys. They flippped at 15. I found a struggling Coleman and ran with him. 4.74 miles 

PM- Ran over to see Ava and had Marieta drive over so we could put down some red, white, and blue flowers. 4.17 miles 

Brooks Launch 7 Miles: 4.17Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 4.74
Weight: 178.00
Total Distance

AM- Washington Steps with the girls. I wasn't able to keep up on the uphill (asthma). I took a short cut and caught a couple of girls on the downhill section. Added some minutes afterwards. 5 miles

PM- Got out late just to get something. 3.04 miles 

Kinvara 11 Miles: 3.04Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 5.00
Weight: 180.00
Total Distance

AM- Out towards Sun River with Marieta. 2 miles 

AM2- Grass loops at Sullivan with the girls. Added a little on my own up the trail. 5.05 miles 

PM- Ran to drop something at George's and added some mileage in the heat heat. 4 miles 

Kinvara 6 Miles: 4.00Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 7.05
Weight: 181.00
Total Distance

Up Turkey Farm road with 3x8 minute tempos. Started out with top girls, backed off to Alianna for a couple of minutes. Then Marieta ran with her so jumped back up to the top girls. Coach W turned around early with Emmalee. So crew on the way back was Adri, Brook, Elle, and Issa. Good push on tempos. 7.87 miles 

Ran to my parents from parking spot on T Farm. 2.33 miles 

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 10.20Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 185.00
Total Distance

Some trail on Cedar Mtn with Ross. Ran into some sheep. 5.02 miles 

Hoka Challenger 5 Miles: 5.02Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 184.00
Total Distance

AM- 5 on my own before the family woke up. Saw a plane take off by the cabins. 5.17 miles 

AM2- Similar area this time with Ross and Marieta. Saw a fox running around. Met up with Justin and added some mileage with him. Dropped off Marieta at the cabin then added some more with Justin. 5.71 miles 

PM- Another boring mtn loop. Had Marieta pick me up on an atv. 4.73 miles 

Hoka Challenger 5 Miles: 15.61Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 2.00
Weight: 184.00
Total Distance

My left ankle has been feeling tender and I should've ran this morning but I wanted to make sure my ankle could handle some via ferrata in Kolob. Did ok on the climbing. I accidentally left my belt in Jared's car so I made a destination run to go get it from his house. George joined me as we ran over towards Santa Clara at around 10pm. Wouldn't recommend running this late. 10.13 miles 

Hoka Bondi 7 Miles: 10.13
Weight: 184.00
Total Distance

AM- From house out to Aspiration. Then met up with Marieta and ran 4 with her. Added a little more after. 10.02 miles 

PM- Full 6 loop with Aaron. Proud I could keep up decently. 7:22 mile pace. 6.02 miles 

Hoka Rincon Miles: 6.02Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 10.02Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 183.00
Total Distance

AM- Out and around Tonaquint just trying to get miles. 11.03 miles 

PM- Exploring new roads in Vegas. Heat was rough. 6.59 miles 

ASICS Novablast Miles: 11.03Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 6.59Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 179.00
Total Distance

AM- Ran on the Murdock trail in Pleasant Grove. Got 2 miles in before picking up Marieta to run 3. Then I went back up to the trail and added another 6. Nothing special, my right calf gave some muscle spasms. Also slept because we got to PG late. So it was warmer than I would've liked. 11.15 miles 

PM- Ran from Cedar Hills to Pleasant Grove on the Murdock Trail. 5.31 miles 

Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 11.15
Weight: 178.00
Total Distance

Woke up at 5 and headed up to the Murdock Trail. Ran towards Orem. I tried to do some tempo miles but came up flat. So I have 2 3 mile sections of a little faster pace (but still slow). I needed water early into the run too but the dumb Orem side didn't have water running in their drinking fountains. After not getting water for 10+ miles I started to feel nauseous. I struggled to 13 miles. Then picked up Marieta and headed the opposite direction on the Murdock trail. She wanted 7 miles so I slugged out another 7 feeling nauseous and tired. 20.17 miles 

New PR for the week! 101.05 miles 

Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 20.17
Weight: 178.00
Total Distance

AM- Some tempo, threshold, and cv intervals. I switched between groups. Spent most of my time with top girls and freshman boys. Good efforts. Cooled with boys. 9.01 miles 

PM- Well Topanga died today. Marieta took her to the vet to be spayed, and the vet doc called her a couple hours later. He said that after they gave her anesthesia she started having heart palpitations. They did life saving measures but she did not wake up. So I stayed home and buried her in my parents lawn. I'll probably head up to camp later tonight. Losing cat isn't that big of a deal. It's the just the fact that getting Topanga was an attempt to fill the void of losing Ava. So there's layers to it. 

Got out for my hottest run of the summer around 3:30pm. I think it was 108. Ran out to the desert and suffered. 7.08 miles 

Kinvara 6 Miles: 7.08Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 9.01
Weight: 186.00
From Vis on Mon, Jul 11, 2022 at 21:09:51 from

Sorry to hear about Topanga. I hope Marietaís doing okay.

Total Distance

AM- Tried to follow boys up the hills. Just a 45 minute run. Grouped up with Parker, Gaige, Porter, and crew. Added another 5 miles after that. 10.07

PM- Added 15 on my own then 25 with girls and boys. I switched between groups. Added a little more on my own. 6.03 miles 

Hoka Challenger 5 Miles: 16.10Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 2.00
Weight: 184.00
Total Distance

AM- Woke up extra early and jogged some miles on my own. Ran some steeper hills than I wanted. 3.47 miles 

AM2- Grouped up the tribe! WOMAN! Ran some more random short roads. Ended up running by Old Man River who just wanted to camp in peace. The girls climbed a log pile and sang some songs. I focused on helping Laney and Brocken finish up the last climbs of the run. Added after with tired legs. It's hard to bush whack on tired legs. 6.71 miles 

PM- Ridiculous run on the short trails across from our camp site. The boys were goofy and all over the place. Fun little run though. 4.44 miles 

Hoka Challenger 5 Miles: 14.62Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 2.00
Weight: 184.00
Total Distance

AM- Best run of the week! Started out 10 strong. Eventually Kate dropped off due to her knee. Then Alianna dropped and I helped her get through some hills. Dave (on bike) helped the main pack in my absence. When Ali flipped I regrouped with the girls and we kept it together. Adri, Brooklyn, Elle, Emmalee, and Katie were very consistent. Laney fell behind on the uphills but kept fighting her way into the pack. Brecken trailed Laney with disappointment in her eyes. We survived and ran strong. For the last mile turn we got everyone together and finished strong. Once I knew the top girls were solid, with no one wavering, I went and got Laney. Very proud of her efforts to stay on the pack! Added a little on my own and shot some hoops at a b-ball court. 9.63 miles 

Another remarkable camp in the books! Very positive things happening for our teams! 

-Winning Volleyball tournament with the Dad Bods. Consisting of Dave Hall, Isaac C, Nathan B, J.D., Martha, and me. Martha wasn't going to let us lose! We beat a team of all freshman in the championship. 
-Jason and I going 18-2 in KanJam. We only lost to the beer smashing college kids Nick and Alex Hill. We did not lose to any other team! 
-All the games! 
-Getting to know the kids better! 
-Talking with Kate about her injury.
-The Guest Speakers (Nick, Alex, and Jess)

PM- Late night jog hoping to get rained on. 6.60 miles 



Hoka Rincon Miles: 9.63ASICS Novablast Miles: 6.60Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 184.00
Total Distance

AM- Slept in and didn't start running until 9am. I was doing fine until about 9 miles in. Then I felt light headed and nauseous. I got home and used a hose to cool down. I had to lay down for a while. 10.07 miles 

PM- Bloomington Loop with Bear Claw tangent. That water fountain at the bathroom sure is nice! Pretty hot but no lightheadedness. Ran through golf course sprinklers on my way home. 6.05 miles 

Kinvara 11 Miles: 6.05Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 10.07Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 177.00
Total Distance

I thought I was going on a nice mapped out trail with my Dad. I should've known better. The goal was to go from Kolob Reservoir all the way down to LaVerkin Creek and out Hop Valley. However, my dad didn't know how to get to a trail he's run before. So we ran through the woods and tried to find a safe route to LaVerkin creek. Unfortunately we found a tough route. Tons of thorns and big drops. At one point I was using my Dads leg to pull me up a cliff side as he was holding onto a bush. Ran into a Rattlesnake as well. I was bummed we spent several hours bush whacking, meaning when we actually got to decent trails it would be hot. Climbing out Hop Valley was really hot and Sandy. We survived. I wish I would've spent my Saturday on a better running route. Now I'm super sore and cut up from an adventure with Ross. 14.33 miles 

Hoka Challenger 5 Miles: 14.33Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 183.00
Total Distance

AM- Monday morning bowel issues. Started with freshman towards Sandhill. Then I bridged the gap on Coleman and other boys. I slowly made my way up the hill feeling nauseous. Caught up to Wesley pretty early. Tried to encourage him. Then moved on to Laney. Ran/walked a 17:23. I'll have to go back when I don't feel like garbo. Waited for Wes and Laney for the descent. Slowly got down to a waiting Holt. Laney seemed to be really struggling. Took the Tahoe back to the school. Live to run again. Not a great morning for me but glad I could help Laney and Wes. 6.46 miles 

PM- Bloomington with Marieta as she biked. I'll make up for lost miles. 3.23 miles 

Kinvara 11 Miles: 6.46Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00Kinvara 13 Miles: 3.23
Weight: 179.00
Total Distance

AM- Better start to the morning. Got out (slowly) and got some mileage. Then Marieta joined me for a couple of minutes. 4.88 miles 

AM2- Half and half. Nothing special. The sun felt especially hot. I hope my legs come back soon. Weights after kids club. 5.11 miles 

PM- Another burner but I got my legs back. Cleared off a dead king snake from the path in the hopes that the snake gods will be kind to me. Wanted to run a sub 6:40 mile just so I remember what that pace is like. Ran a 6:27. Overall ran a 7:50 pace for the entire run, decent for the sucky heat. 

Hoka Rincon Miles: 7.03Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 9.99
Weight: 180.00
Total Distance

AM- Was going to run with Marieta but we both slept in a little bit. I ran half a mile before having to leave for practice. .51 miles

AM- 4X2 (1st half @Tempo, 2nd half @Thres), 4X2 @CV, 4X2 (1st half @Tempo, 2nd half @Thres)

I decided to stay with the same group for the whole run. The crew was Brooklyn, Adri, Brecken, Elle, Emmalee, Ben, Ian, Liam, Wes, AJ, and Gianno. It was a great workout and we all stayed strong. I trailed the girls mainly. Then I ran an additional temp and thres 2 minutes with Brianna. Coach Williams joined us as well. Gozer showed up for the early minutes and we caught up on PV over the last 2 years. Added 2.5 miles on my own after cooling with Coleman and Gary. 10.10 miles 

PM- Dixie Center and up past Ava with Marieta. Saw 3 bucks, each bigger than the previous. Felt poopy but glad to be running with M. 4.53 miles 

Brooks Launch 7 Miles: 4.53Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 10.61
Weight: 177.00
Total Distance

AM- Got the 3 miler done in the early morning. I usually feel pretty good if I can get 3 in before practice. Marieta joined me for about 15 mins. 3.03 miles 

AM2- Past Maverik and into the desert with the boys. Felt pretty good until I had to add more miles at the end. 7.11 miles 

PM- Fried chicken and 109 heat were a recipe for disaster. Ran towards the sewage treatment place. I could have forced myself to run a little more but I felt like I was going to throw up. 4.51 miles 

Hoka Rincon Miles: 4.51Hoka Bondi 7 Miles: 10.14
Weight: 179.00
From Vis on Thu, Jul 21, 2022 at 17:23:54 from

ĎTwas purty warm this afternoon. Glad you didnít chuck.

Total Distance

AM- Washington Steps with girls. I didn't feel good but proud of my efforts. First time around I pushed behind Brooklyn, Adri, Emmalee. Then the second time around same group until the final push. Brooklyn took the lead, then Elle, then Emmalee. So both hills I was 4th. 6.03 miles 

AM- Didn't add before practice so I had to add after. Just hit up parts of Bloomington. 4.66 miles 

PM- Did a little running by Navajo Lake with Marieta. Even ended up on the VRRT for a little bit. 3.03 miles 

Kinvara 11 Miles: 3.03Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00Kinvara 13 Miles: 10.69
Weight: 178.00
Total Distance

AM- Hit up the VRRT from Navajo Lake. Love that trail. 11.04 miles 

AM2- 5 with Marieta running by the cabin. Not a great outing for M. 5.14 miles 

PM- Milked some more in the woods. Started with my brother Jared. He had me leave him so he could meditate. 3.82 miles 

Hoka Challenger 5 Miles: 11.04Kinvara 11 Miles: 8.96Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 3.00
Weight: 178.00
Race: PV Pioneer Day 2 Miler (2 Miles) 00:11:58, Place overall: 16, Place in age division: 2
Total Distance

AM- Warm up with Holt setting up the course. Then warm up with girls. Initially I wanted to run with the girls then Luke was like "my goal is to beat you." So I picked up the pace and dropped Luke about a mile into it. I didn't feel great. Tried to track down Coleman. Brooklyn almost caught me. Team did really well overall. Cooled with kids then added on my own. 10.04 miles 

1. 6:03

2. 5:54

PM- Fun run in the rain. Best afternoon run of the summer! Saw tons of lizards and frogs.  5.18 miles 

Hoka Carbon Rocket Miles: 10.04Kinvara 6 Miles: 5.18
Weight: 181.00
From Vis on Mon, Jul 25, 2022 at 20:42:24 from

Thatís smoking fast, Decker.

Total Distance

AM- Usual Bloomington Loop craziness. 3.64 miles 

AM2- Half and half with boys. Strides after and last kids club. 6.42 mile 

PM- Aspiration trot with George. 7.63 miles 

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 10.06Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 180.00
Total Distance

AM- A mile on my own then Sullivan with the team. Headed towards the Skim Board park with the freshman boys. Flipped after 12:30 and headed back the way we came. Ran 2 7 minute tempos. Gavin kept up with me and the rest of the boys trailed a little bit. Got the boys back to the park then continued on. It was so humid and I was soaked so I had to wash off in some rain creek water. Then hit a 10 minute tempo at 7-7:30 min pace. Then finally found the top girls and finished out my minutes. 10.21 miles 

PM- Started out with Marieta on the main road by our camp site, she didn’t last long. So I went to clarify which route is best to sneak into Bryce Canyon. Last year I got confused on 2 different routes. I ran up one and checked on some deer on a ridge. Then I ran up the other route, realizing it’s the better path. 6.5 miles 


Kinvara 11 Miles: 6.55Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 10.21Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 178.00
Total Distance

AM- Ran up the better path into Bryce. It’s a nice trail until you have to climb over so many fallen trees and brush to get to the main road in Bryce. Ran past Whiteman trailhead and saw a big rack. I thought it was an elk at first because of the pure girth of the antlers. Quickly realized it was 2 bucks. I tried to sneak up on them but scared them away. Ran back the way I came. 9.27 miles
PM- Just took the main road out looking for Marieta. She was out on an atv ride. The main road made for a little faster running. Saw one live snake and one dead snake. Beautiful run. 7.14 miles 

Hoka Challenger 5 Miles: 7.14Kinvara 11 Miles: 9.27Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 2.00
Weight: 179.00
Total Distance

AM- Took Long Hollow straight up. Fastest way into Bryce! 2.4 miles to get in. Saw my 2 boys from yesterday. I told them I’d come back and meet them at the same spot as yesterday. Ran 2.5+ miles up the Bryce road and saw a tame doe and a little more shy spike. I love the scenery around Bryce. Then I found my boys bedded down so I followed them down a mountain for a little bit then they ditched me. 10.69 miles 
PM- Drove the atv about a mile from camp. It had been raining for a couple hours. I back tracked from where I parked the atv and took the right fork on Long Hollow. I enjoyed the rain. The lightning never came that close. 6.02 miles 

Hoka Challenger 5 Miles: 16.71Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 2.00
Weight: 179.00
Total Distance

Woke up even earlier today, got out around 5:45. There was a little sunlight peaking over the mountain so I didn’t have to use my head light. I did the slow climb up the mountain to get to the Bryce road. Then I restarted my watch. Did a warm up mile then ran 3 miles at an accelerated pace. I know the times aren’t impressive but there was more climbing than I would’ve guessed.  Miles recovery then 2 more tempo. Then 2 more sets of 2 with a mile recover in between. Got 15 on the Bryce road then back down the mountain and to camp. No bucks today. 103 miles for the week! New PR!
Set of 3: 
1. 8:20
2. 7:09
3. 8:32
Set of 2:
1. 7:37
2. 7:48
Set of 2: 
1. 7:47
2. 7:42
Set of 2:
1. 7:47
2. 7:35
2.28 miles mtn climb 
15.14 miles 
2.77 miles mtn descent

Hoka Rincon Miles: 20.19Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 177.00
Total Distance

AM- Team time trial. Kids ran well. I didn't get many miles in during the racing. I cooled with the boys. Then I added my own loop around Bloomington Hills. Ran past a tarantula. 10 miles

PM- Good running with Aaron again. Marieta did the shorter Mayors Loop while we ran the 6 mile addition. Aaron is amazing at passing on good vibes. 7:23 pace. 6.01 miles

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 10.00Kinvara 13 Miles: 6.01
Weight: 179.00
Total Distance

AM- One mile on my own then Half and Half. Added a Washington loop on my own. 9.16 miles 

PM- Weights at 3pm. Then 15 minutes with the team. Added my own Dog Pound Loop. 6.22 miles 

Launch 4 Miles: 6.22ASICS Novablast Miles: 9.16
Weight: 177.00
Total Distance

AM- 3 on my own. 3.03 miles 

AM2- Hell Hole with the boys. Did the full loop. Felt tired but endured. The boys got divided up so I ran with Parker, Gaige, Trey, Porter, and Gianno. Then ran the last little bit of an interval with Brecken. Then last of an interval with Coleman. Cooled with girls. 8.10 miles 

PM- 6 mile loop with Aaron. Marieta did the Mayors Loop again and we passed her. Cody Campbell mixed in a couple of minutes too. Hot and muggy. Saw Corey Kimzey.  7:28 pace. 6.02 miles 

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 11.13Kinvara 13 Miles: 6.02
Weight: 180.00
From Vis on Thu, Aug 04, 2022 at 20:55:26 from

Corey Kimzey? Nice!

Total Distance

AM- 1 by myself then up to Sienna Hills with a couple of the girls. Then I jumped in one interval and pushed with the boys. Could tell it was a tough workout. Cooled with boys. 9.68 miles 

PM- Weights and 15 minutes with girls. Then another sucky loop. Crossed paths with a big king snake. 6.04 miles 

Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 15.72
Weight: 178.00
Total Distance

AM- Garbage pick up run. Found a homemade bong made from a sobe bottle. Then Hell Hole with Jason. Then added another long muggy loop on my own. 9.72 miles 

Hoka Rincon Miles: 9.72
Weight: 178.00
Total Distance

AM- Warner Valley with the girls. Mainly with Brook, Adri, Kate, and Katie. Then Kate dipped out early. Dave joined us for a while and told stories of Alligators on the AZ strip. The last 20 minutes we did 10 strong, 5 stronger, and 5 strongest. Great push with Adri, Brook, and Katie. They stayed together for 80 minutes. 10.06 miles 

AM2- A little late for this run but still a great experience. Marieta and I dropped off a car off at the Church on Bluff then I dropped her off 7 miles up the road. I drove another 3 and started my adventure. Tested out the new Carbon Xs. Ran 1 mile warm, 4 at marathon pace, 1 recovery, 3 at marathon pace, 1 recovery. 10.09 miles 

Set of 4: 

1. 6:17

2. 6:39

3. 6:35

4. 6:48

Set of 3: 

1. 6:37

2. 6:37

3. 6:40

PM- Hit the abandoned golf course because I had a ton of energy and because I didn't want to run errands with Marieta's family. 4.54 miles 


Kinvara 11 Miles: 10.06Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00Kinvara 13 Miles: 4.54Hoka Carbon X 3 Miles: 10.09
Weight: 177.00
Total Distance

AM- 2 mile neighborhood loop with extension. 3.04 miles

AM2- Green Springs with boys and Holt. Added 2 on my own. 7.19 miles

PM- Running around setting up and taking down at Desert Relays. 3.97 miles 

Hoka Rincon Miles: 3.97ASICS Novablast Miles: 10.23
Weight: 178.00
Total Distance

AM- 3 by myself in the hood. Found a dollar. 3.03 miles

AM2- Half and half down to 2450. Half with girls and half with boys. 4.08 miles 

PM- Squats and bench. Then I headed out early to get some miles in before running with the team. Sandbergs with the girls. Down to the river trail on my own. 8.68 miles 


Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 15.79
Weight: 180.00
Total Distance

AM- Hill Circuit with the girls. I tucked in behind Brook, Emmalee, and Brianna on the uphills. Then Brook, Emmalee, and Katie on the downhills. Brecken was just a little behind the main groups. Good efforts and a decent time in the muggy mess. A cat became my friend during the run. 7.22 miles

PM- Ran 5 with Marieta hoping to get a ton of rain, only got a little. Saw METLER for a minute and ran a .25 with him. Added some miles after dropping off Marieta. 8.55 miles 

Hoka Rincon Miles: 8.55Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 7.22
Weight: 180.00
Total Distance

AM- Created a random loop in B. Took a tumble in the darkness of the morning. 6.05 miles 

AM2- Was too late for weights but caught the kids for some minutes. 2.27 miles 

PM- Lightning cancelled our outdoor 30 minute run so we did it in the halls at PV. Kind of fun, mainly annoying. Ran 2 more with Jason after the indoor practice. 5.35 miles 

PM2- Ran with Marieta then 1 on my own. 3.07 miles 

Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 8.42Kinvara 13 Miles: 8.32
Weight: 179.00
Total Distance

AM- Weak 2 on my own. 2 miles

AM2- Past Artic Circle with the girls then some strides. Added a mile on my own. Legs tired. 6.01 miles 

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 8.01
Weight: 179.00
Total Distance

AM- Had too much fun at the Williams' house in Beaver that I didn't even run Friday night. Dave and I slept on the balcony. I got up around 6 and headed up Beaver Canyon. I warmed up for 2 miles then tried to go hard for the rest. I was wondering why my 3rd, 4th, anf 5th miles weren't too fast, then I turned around. The gradual up hill on the way up made for some slower miles even with decent effort. 9.7 miles 

1. 8:02

2. 7:50

3. 8:04

4. 6:49

5. 6:47

6. 6:46

7. 6:47

AM2- Ran towards the B with the boys. Only I had to poop so I quickly fell behind the boys. I was pretty pissed I didn't make it to the B because I am fully capable to run with those fools. 8.34 miles 

PM- I just had to make up for my poopy run. Did 10 mins warm then a 15 minute test. I ran 2.3 miles in 15 minutes (like 6:31 pace). 5.11 miles


Hoka Carbon X Miles: 5.11Hoka Challenger 5 Miles: 8.34Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 9.70Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 180.00
Total Distance

AM- Ran with the boys out to Washington. I hit an uphill wall near Maverik and Culver's.  It caught me off guard. Then I spent the rest of the time trying to chase the big group of boys. Way too muggy for a guy like me. 8.33 miles, 7:40 mi 

PM- 20 minute Monday afternoon run with girls. Then I ran into Middleton for my own run. Got some rain and said hi to Luke Huddleston and Caleb Adams. 7.79 miles 

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 7.79Hoka Bondi 7 Miles: 8.33
Weight: 179.00
Total Distance

AM- Stayed home for some family things. Got out in the crap fest of mugginess. Ran into the desert close to the AZ border. 8.17 miles 

PM- Night run with George. 5.06 miles 

Launch 4 Miles: 5.06ASICS Novablast Miles: 8.17Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 175.00
Total Distance

AM- With a struggle I got out early and got some neighborhood miles in. 4.06 miles

AM2- 25 with the boys then added with Jason. 4.71 miles 

PM- Snuck in a run before Cedar on the trail to knowhere. 3.72 miles 

PM2- Running around at Cedar All-Comers. 1.70 miles 

Hoka Rincon Miles: 1.70Kinvara 13 Miles: 8.77
Weight: 176.00
From Vis on Thu, Aug 18, 2022 at 21:54:22 from

4 runs=mind blown

Total Distance

AM- Felt sluggish this morning. Still getting used to school schedule also other stressful things. Ran with boys. 5.19 miles 

PM- D.I. Loop plus dink loop. Then weights. 3.02 miles 

PM2- Drove out to Little Valley and did my own loop. It was not fun. Muggy and tiring. 7.02 miles 

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 5.19Kinvara 13 Miles: 10.04
Weight: 175.00
Total Distance

AM- Just rolled out of bed to get after it for a little bit. 2.52 miles 

AM2- Washington Fire Department route with girls. 6.01 miles 

PM- Windy run towards Sun River. 6.12 miles 


Brooks Launch 7 Miles: 6.12Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 8.53
Weight: 173.00
Total Distance

AM- Would've liked to get out on the marathon course but a 7am practice made that difficult. So I drove to my parents to be close to PVMS. I ran up Red Hills Parkway for 5 miles then turned around. I was hoping to hit some good splits after the flip but about a mile and half in, I felt flat. I was running well like 6:15-20 pace then my legs had nothing. Took 42:30 up and 36:43 back. Added a little to get to 90 minutes. 11.34 miles 

AM2- Was nervous I was going to have 0 energy for the kids' workout (which is true) but I endured. They did a CV on the grass, Hill Cicuit, and another CV on the grass. Kids did great! I helped Alianna, Amelia, and Laney on the first CV. Pushed behind the boys on the Hill Circuit. Caught the last 2 minutes of the 2nd CV. Then I pushed with Kate, Elle, Katie, and Liam on their 2nd CV. I didn't feel great for my own running today but I think I had an impact on the kids. That's honestly what I care about more. Drug out another mile and a half on my own. 8.75 miles 

PM- Just wanted a couple more. Hoping to get rained on. Got inspired listening to Coach Tomlin. 2.26 miles 

Launch 4 Miles: 2.26Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 8.75Hoka Carbon X 3 Miles: 11.34
Weight: 174.00
Total Distance

AM- Dixie Rock. Started out slowly with the freshman boys. They hit some of their tempo and thres early. I got them turned around and carried on to find the other boys. Caught up with the top boys around 40 minutes, just in time for the flip. I didn't feel great but my legs did. I was able to finish up one ET, 2 Tempos, and a Thres with the boys. I am proud of my tempos. On the Threshold I had a hard time keeping up. Snuck in a 6:39, 6:17, and a 6:34 mile. I think redeemed my Saturday experience. 10.42 miles 

PM- 20 with the girls at Sandstone. Got back to the school in time to get dumped on. Ran another mile in the heavy rain just for fun. 3.12 miles 

PM2- Got excited to run in more rain with Marieta. Unfortunately the rain didn't make it over to Bloomington. 4.71 miles 

Hoka Rincon Miles: 7.83Kinvara 13 Miles: 10.42
Weight: 178.00
Total Distance

AM- The morning grind. 3.52 miles

AM2- Weights plus extension on the run. 3.66 miles 

PM- Kick It with the boys. I endured well and added 3 on my own. It was pretty warm. 8.20 miles 

ASICS Novablast Miles: 7.18Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 8.20
Weight: 175.00
Total Distance

AM- Just glad I woke up this morning, it was a struggle. 2.05 miles

AM2- 25 with the boys. Plus a little addition. 4.06 miles 

PM- Hot run. Kids were struggling but still put in a decent effort. Did 4x4 minute cvs on the back grass. Did the first one with Alianna. I noticed Coach W was towards the back of the top group with Brecken. So I figured I could sneak in towards the front and try and be the glue to keep the top 7-8 runners together. For the next 3 cvs that's what I did. Katie Finch seemed like a stand out for pushing with Adri, Brook, and Emmalee. Cooled and added a lot on my own. 9.17 miles 

Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 9.17Hoka Bondi 7 Miles: 6.11
Weight: 175.00
Total Distance

AM- Up early listening to Najee Harris. 4.11 miles 

AM2- Weights and run. Setting up fantasy league. 3.69 miles 

PM- Marlar and Sandbergs with boys. Trey expressed his disliking of my rat tail. 5.46 miles 

PM- Got out to support Marieta on a short run. 2.03 miles 

Launch 4 Miles: 2.03Brooks Launch 7 Miles: 7.80Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 5.46Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 175.00
Total Distance

AM- 45 minute with girls and strides. Spent majority of the time talking to Brecken about staying positive and not being entitled. 7.05 miles 

PM- Late night run with Marieta. She saw a big tarantula and freaked out. We ran by baby. I added a little on my own. 6.63 miles 

Launch 4 Miles: 6.63Kinvara 13 Miles: 7.05
Weight: 175.00
Total Distance

AM- Warmed up with varsity boys then running around watching good things at the SUU Invite. 4.72 miles 

PM- Parked about 3 miles away from Baker Dam Reservoir. Then 3 miles up and 3 miles back with Marieta. A little windy but decent run, glad I could run with her.  6.01 miles 

PM- Ran from the parking spot to the North Entrance of Snow Canyon. I wanted to study that section of the course. Veyo hill still sucks but not the worst thing ever. Had a head wind the whole time. I ran well but just tired for the day. Saw a cat on the side of the road that looked very scared. 7:19 mile pace, 10.51 miles 

Hoka Rincon Miles: 4.72Hoka Carbon X Miles: 16.52
Weight: 177.00
Total Distance

AM- Kids ran a cv workout on the track. I ran with Dave and Coach W. We were impressed by the kids. They were getting after it in the workout without much coach interference. I jumped in for the last minute of the last cv to push Brecken a little bit. Cooled with girls.  7.61 miles 

PM- Taught a lesson on resisting comfort, thanks to a Mike Tomlin interview. Then a silly 25 minute run with the boys and girls. 3.14 miles 

PM2- After dinner and a fantasy draft I went on a run with Marieta. It was bearable with good company. Added a little on my own. 4.55 miles 

Brooks Launch 7 Miles: 7.69Kinvara 13 Miles: 7.61
Weight: 176.00
Total Distance

AM- Little shake out in the morning. 3.08 miles

AM2- Weights then 15 minute loop. 3.49 miles

PM- Fun afternoon run with a goofy Adri. It was nice to just have some fun in the sucky heat. Even saw Thatcher out and about. Extended Dog Pound and into Sandbergs to get those extra miles. 8.77 miles 

PM2- Getting some miles with M. 2.01 miles 

ASICS Novablast Miles: 10.78Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 6.57Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 177.00
Total Distance

AM- I knew I would benefit from getting a little something before a workout. 1.44 miles 

PM- 400s with the girls after warm and strides. The 400s were faster than race pace. The paces weren't as important as pushing as a pack (especially for the later 400s). The kids didn't know how many they were going to be running. They handled the workout really well. I pushed with top girls. Good workout for me. Great to see our top 6-8 girls pushing strong together. 7.60 miles 


1 1:25

2. 1:24

3. 1:23

4. 1:24     5:36 mile

5. 1:22

6. 1:22

7. 1:22

8. 1:23    5:29 mile

9. 1:21

10. 1:21     2:42 800


2.5 miles, 14:17

PM- 25 with the boys then 25 with girls. They alternated who did yoga. 5.49 miles 

Kinvara 6 Miles: 5.49Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 9.04
Weight: 176.00
Total Distance

AM- George loop without George. 4.02 miles 

AM2- Weights then some tired running with boys. 3.56 miles 

PM- Marlar and Sandbergs. First time jumping in. Good time even in the heat. Added some time by running up to St. George Running Center and buying Marieta an ultraspire pack. 6.01 miles 

PM2- Late night run after spending the evening with my parents to celebrate Marieta's b day a little early. I left a pair of shoes on top of our crosstrek and forgot about them. During our drive I realized I might've done that. Sure enough I lost a shoe on our drive so we ran to retrace our steps and found the shoe. Ran by Ava. 3.01 miles 

Brooks Launch 7 Miles: 3.01Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 6.01Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00Kinvara 13 Miles: 7.58
Weight: 176.00
Total Distance

AM- Just rolled out of bed. 2.02 miles 

AM2- Normal Friday convo with Coach W and girls. I told the girls I'd probably be 4th on the team if I raced with them. Striders. 6.02 miles 

PM- Running by the Brovo river with Marieta on her b day. I guess I can run less mileage today to spend time with her. 3.23 miles 

Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 3.23Kinvara 13 Miles: 8.04
Weight: 177.00
Total Distance

AM- Ran from our hotel in Provo up University Ave and up to the canyon. Started to get a head wind right when the canyon was getting fun. So I flipped a little early. Decided to redeem my Utah Valley Marathon outing. 12.34 miles 

Last 5 miles:

1. 7:03

2. 6:51

3. 7:01

4. 6:55

5. 6:41 (finishing right by temple) 

AM2- Marieta woke up and we ran 4 miles up Universty Ave and back. She picked up her pace for the last 4. It was nice to run a little faster with her. I swapped my shoes, like Mr. Rogers, to run with her. 8.02 miles 

AM3- Running around Timpanogos course. Teams weren't amazing but we learn a lot from bigger races. 1.01 miles 


Hoka Rincon Miles: 1.01Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 8.02Hoka Carbon X 3 Miles: 12.34
Weight: 176.00
Total Distance

AM- Secret Sauce, Pushing Tin, and Petroglyph route. Ran with Adri, Kate, Brook, and Brianna. Small group but good time. We dropped YaYa off after 60 minutes and continued on with just the 3. We had a really great conversation about the state of the team. My left leg feels strained but loosened up. 11.13 miles 

PM- Late night sluggish. 4.64 miles 

Launch 4 Miles: 4.64Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 11.13Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 180.00
Total Distance

AM- Woke up just to feel crappy with my leg strain. Went back to sleep to rest up. Trying not to panic about taking a break from running.....for a morning.  .67 

PM- Ran over to Bloomington Hills park to meet up with the team. Steamy! 3.43 miles 

PM- Warmed up with the varsity girls with strides. Then did a series of 60 seconds at faster than race pace, 3 minutes at race, 60 seconds at faster than race pace, 5 minutes at cv, 60 seconds faster, 3 minutes at race, and 60 seconds at faster. It was hot and hard but the girls ran well and endured. I did too with some struggles but my leg held up. Watched the JV kids run their 2 mile race. Then I started to run home from the race. I asked Marieta to pick me up at the Dixie Center. Ran into Metler, Noe, Justin, and Ross there. 7.89 miles 

Kinvara 13 Miles: 11.99
Weight: 181.00
Total Distance

AM- Felt after rolling out of bed and getting some miles. 2.56 miles 

AM2- 25 with the boys then some minutes on the track. 5.21 miles 

PM- Brain melting run. Started with boys down to Sullivan. Branched off to Freshman boys to make sure they didn't die in the heat. From there I just went back for kids that were struggling and walking. Preston was really struggling. After some light jogging and walking with him I added some more on my own. 7.25 miles 

Hoka Rincon Miles: 7.25ASICS Novablast Miles: 7.77
Weight: 176.00
Total Distance

AM- Another struggle to get out of bed and get something. 2.40 miles

AM2- Weights and running with the team. Felt like I ran alot for only getting 6 miles in the morning. 3.64 miles 

PM- Scavenger Hunt with Dave and Jason. It was fun to get out and do something more casual as a team. I added 2 miles with Jason. I am not getting much much from this hot runs so my miles are down a little bit for the week. 4.10 miles 

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 4.10Kinvara 13 Miles: 6.04
Weight: 172.00
Total Distance

AM- Warmed with the girls over to do Hill Circuits then switched to the boys. We did 3 without the last downhill on the 3rd one. I pushed well and the boys pushed great! I did better on the short uphills and downhills. I had a hard time staying at it for the long uphill. Got some confidence back after doing a longer run not in extreme heat. 8.27 miles 

PM- Marieta went shopping at Costco and I started a run instead. Ran from Costco to Bloomington Wal-Mart where she picked me up. I went through stretches of feeling great to feeling really tired. Some head wind didn't help. 7.83 miles 

Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 8.27Hoka Bondi 7 Miles: 7.83
Weight: 171.00
Total Distance

AM- Drove up the course with Aaron, Cody, Noe, Lance, and Reese. I went up 22 miles from the finish line with Aaron and Reese. Plan was to run 10 warm up then 10 at tempo then 2 recovery. I really had a hard time "warming up" for 10 miles (probably should have done like 5 warm). At around 13 miles I got really really thirsty. I drank scratch energy at around 11.5. My thirst could not be quenched no matter how much water I drank. I stopped at some houses by Winchester and got a water refill then I even asked a guy to get me some water. Basically anywhere I could get water I would stop and get water. My only explanation is the hot week wearing me down. Also the hill circuit yesterday was rough. I think I'll bounce back, today was just very inconsistent. 

1. 7:07

2. 6:28

3. 6:55

4. 8:00 (Veyo)

5. 7:34

6. 7:36

7. 7:43

8. 7:29

9. 7:15

10. 7:10

11. 6:43

12. 6:39

13. 7:18

14. 7:29

15. 8:28

16. 7:45

17. 7:34

18. 8:14

19. 8:44

20. 8:51

21. 8:59

22. 9:00

2:49:16/7:42 mile pace 

Hoka Carbon X 3 Miles: 22.01
Weight: 170.00
Total Distance

AM- An amazing run this morning! Initially I didn't feel great but the fantasy football chatter kept me going and up with the front pack. We hit 2x5 ET, 2x5 T, 1x5 threshold. I did my best to keep up with the boys. I felt pretty good and was hanging out around Coleman. Ran up into the north end of Green Springs and made a little loop. Had some beautiful skies this morning, must be Ava saying hello on her birthday. 9.30 miles 

PM- Ran from the Judd compound to Travis country. Had Popeyes for lunch and payed for it on my way back on the run. Had to slow my roll just to survive. 6.01 miles 

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 6.01Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00Kinvara 13 Miles: 9.30
Weight: 175.00
Total Distance

AM- Rainy little jog. 1.40 miles

AM2- Weights and run with the girls. 3.15 miles 

PM- Down 2450 and to the river trail with the boys. A lot of goofy vibes. 6.43 miles 

PM2- Ran a little with Marieta. 2.16 miles 

Hoka Rincon Miles: 8.59ASICS Novablast Miles: 4.55
Weight: 175.00
Total Distance

AM- A little on my own then 25 with the boys. I definetely should have run more this morning but I was feeling tired and I guess lazy. 4.21 miles 

PM- Warmed with the boys and hit some strides.


1min Sub RP w/ 90sec rec
3min RP w/ 2min rec
3min RP w/ 2 min rec
1min Sub RP w/ 90sec rec
3min between sets


I ran the first 1 minute with the varsity girls, 3 min with freshman boys, 3 min with mid pack boys and 1 min with mid back boys. Then Coach W asked me to fill in with the girls. I prefer to run with the girls but was letting her do the workout with them. I think she was struggling or wanted me to be involved too. At any rate, jumping in with the girls for the second set was rewarding. It was a good workout for me and they pushed really well. Most importantly, they pushed as a team. Cooled with boys. 8.50 miles

Launch 4 Miles: 4.21Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 8.50
Weight: 175.00
Total Distance

AM- Took some effort to get out but glad I did. Bloomington Loop with extension. 4.59 miles 

AM2- Ran from my parents to the school to run with the team. I had to skip weights just to get more mileage. Jake almost got hit by a dumb high schooler zooming out of the Albertsons parking lot. 5.52 miles 

PM- KICK IT! The weather conditions were a little inadequate but I think Coleman was ok with it. I felt good but also tired at times. Felt glimpses of better weather coming. 6.14 miles

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 10.11Hoka Bondi 7 Miles: 6.14
Weight: 174.00
Total Distance

AM- 35 with the girls. Took a little tumble. 4.5 miles

AM2- Ran towards the Dixie Center with all the old people in town. 3.67 miles 

AM3- Marieta woke up so we did a little run. 2.17 miles 

PM- Running at Border War course with the girls. The course seems fast. 3.54 miles 

Hoka Bondi 7 Miles: 3.54Kinvara 13 Miles: 10.34
Weight: 175.00
Total Distance

AM- Ran up past Alta High on E 1100 S and turned on a random road. I decided to pick up my pace significantly after 5 miles. I planned to run 10 miles at a tempoish pace but then I ran into Dave on a paved trail at around 10.50 miles. I decided to call an audible and run with him. 16.23 miles/7:31 mile pace 

After 5: 

1. 7:06

2. 6:46   13:52

3. 6:59   21:51

4. 7:19   29:10

5. 6:30   35:40

6. 7:15   42:55

*(Not the greatest tempo)

AM/PM- Zipping around the Border War course cheering on the kids. I got around quite a bit. Kids had some great performances. 4.78 miles 

Hoka Bondi 7 Miles: 4.78Saucony Endorphin Pro 2 Miles: 16.23
Weight: 174.00
Total Distance

AM- Dixie Rock with the girls. Broke off to just Adri, Brooklyn, EmmaLee, and Kate. Some creepy college boys wanted to make out with the girls on the Dixie Rock and were cat callin. Or maybe they were calling for me or Coach W? Hit a good power run for 20 minutes staying together. Then 4 fast strides. Air is feeling fresh and so are my legs. 8.82 miles 

PM- Afternoon 20. 2.31 miles 

Launch 4 Miles: 2.31Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 8.82
Weight: 175.00
Total Distance

AM- Weights and Reverse loop. 3.09 miles 

PM- Running around the Hurricane Invite course. Ended up being a fun but hard trail race. We lost some kids to the heat. 6.85 miles 

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 6.85Hoka Bondi 7 Miles: 3.09
Weight: 175.00
Total Distance

AM- Normal Wednesday morning run. Felt tired, probably from those rolling hills yesterday and squats. 3.24 miles 

PM- Warm, strides and workout. Did 1 min sub race pace, 4x4 race pace, 1 min sub race pace. 2 minute recovery between everything. Pushed with our top 4. Felt hot and light headed but was able to push from behind. After the first 1 minute I felt a little pull on my hamstring so I ran a little conservative. Girls looked good. They were tough! Cooled afterwards. 7 miles 

Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 7.00ASICS Novablast Miles: 3.24
Weight: 171.00
Total Distance

AM- Weights and 15. Hamstrings still so sore. 2.45 miles 

PM- Trail to Knowhere with the girls. Nice and relaxed. We crossed the streets safelt. Saw old man Ross mowing the lawn. 5.23 miles

PM- Ran with Marieta after practice. 3.67 miles


Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 2.45Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 1.00Kinvara 13 Miles: 8.90
Weight: 173.00
Total Distance

AM- Kids ran a great track workout. I debated doing the workout with them. I opted out to save my legs for tomorrow when I get on the marathon course one more time. Burned laps with Dave and coached up the kids. 6.82 miles 

PM- Jog after a nap. 2.26 miles 

Hoka Carbon Rocket Miles: 6.82Brooks Launch 7 Miles: 2.26
Weight: 174.00
Total Distance

Carpooled up to start of the marathon with Aaron, Cody, Reese, Noe, Lance, and Marieta. We all crammed into our crosstrek then Marieta took the car and drove down the course a little to start her run. Aaron suggested I run a 7:30 pace then do miles 11-14 at tempo. I just ran with Noe. I didn't focus on the pace much because speaking Spanish took my mind off the running. I felt really good and relaxed. Noe is a cool dude! 

1. 6:57

2. 7:08

3. 6:38

4. 6:45

5. 6:46

6. 6:49

7. 6:47

8. 7:59 (Veyo) 

9. 7:45

10. 7:19

11. 7:37

12. 6:43

13. 6:33

14. 6:53

14.45 miles 

1:41:57/7:03 mile pace 


Saucony Endorphin Pro 2 Miles: 14.45
Weight: 174.00
Total Distance

Ran the warm up with the boys and kept up with Trey on the easy tempo. Hit a 6:49 mile. Had to go to the bathroom after the warm. Then I jumped in and ran 3 minutes at race pace with the freshman. Then hit 3 minutes race pace with the girls and finally 1 minute fast with the girls. I felt really smooth. The tapering is working. Cooled with the girls then with the boys on the track. Extended to get 8 miles and Jason found me. 8.02 miles 

Hoka Carbon X 3 Miles: 8.02
Weight: 176.00
Total Distance

2450 and PVMS with girls. Had fun throwing around a softball. Marked the course for youngsters race. 5.83 miles 

Kinvara 13 Miles: 5.83
Weight: 175.00
Total Distance

AM- Did 3 miles of tempo on the same loop. Trying to figure out which race shoe I want. Started with the Carbon X. Felt great! Then I switched to the Endorphin and tried to run a similar effort as the first mile. The endorphin seemed to have some extra spring to it. So for the 3rd mile I kept them on and tried to slow down closer to marathon race pace. Extra mile of cool afterwards. I think I'll roll with the Endorphin this weekend. 4.22 miles 

1. 6:29

2. 6:12 12:41

3. 6:35 19:16 3 mile 

PM- Running around Cedar Tri. 1.35 miles 

Hoka Carbon X 3 Miles: 1.00Saucony Endorphin Pro 2 Miles: 3.22
Weight: 175.00
Total Distance

PM- Ran to the walking dead road with the girls. Picked up the pace after 2 miles once I flipped. Legs feel good. 4.03 miles 

PM2- Ran a little with Marieta to make her feel better. 1.40 miles 

Brooks Launch 7 Miles: 1.40Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 4.03
Weight: 176.00
From Vis on Thu, Sep 29, 2022 at 19:56:28 from

Tear it up this weekend, homie.

Total Distance

Jogging around PV's track with Trevor T, Mike Finch, and Dave. Cheered on the kids doing a workout. 4.47 miles 

Kinvara 13 Miles: 5.47
Weight: 176.00
Race: St. George Marathon 2022 (26.21 Miles) 03:26:15, Place overall: 543, Place in age division: 53
Total Distance

Beyond frustrated today! I felt I ran really smart. Got some quick miles in with Zach Holt as we approached Veyo. Then I left him on the hill, not intentional. I didn't go too fast in the first half marathon (like at Charleston) and overall I felt pretty good and was satisfied with my efforts.

Between 17-18 miles my IT band started flaring up, it was right around this time that Zach Holt re-passed me and told me sub 3 was mine if I just kept my miles at around 7 minute pace. I knew that and it sounded so easy. I packed some anti cramping pills in my little running pouch to avoid future cramping, they must've fallen out somewhere. I prayed for the IT flaring to not be an issue. It wasn't an issue.....but my inner thigh and quads started to seize up a little. At this point I had flashbacks to Charleston and my quad struggles there. I was running cautiously. I stopped at every aid station and had someone rub icyhot on me. It didn't really help. At one aid station I accidentally stopped my watch too, maybe cost me 20 seconds. I loved seeing PV at aid station 22. They were excited to see me and I wish I was in a better state to show off for them. 

Once I hit all the spectators on the north end of Bluff my quads seized and then my calfs seized. My legs went stiff and I awkwardly fell to the ground ( kind of hard). I tried to stretch out my legs but each time I did they got worse. Some spectators came and helped. My quads get so tight it looks like someone shoved a baseball into my quads. They will not loosen for anything! I probably spent 4-5 minutes on the ground. Cooper passed me and saw me struggling! Eventually I got up and walked to diagonal. Then I got brave again and tried to jog. Immediately seized up and fell hard again. Runners yelled for someone to help me. Justin Snyder and Scott Bushar wanted to stop and help but I told them to carry on. A really nice man took the time to help me and stretch me out. IT WAS A PROCESS! I am so grateful he helped me out. I was debating dropping out because I was embarressed to keep falling over and it was really painful. People probably think I am just being dramatic. 

I got going once again and Dawson found me. I could tell he was struggling too. We made a pact that if I fall over he would help and if he fell over I would help him. We jogged, we walked, we hobbled, and we got closer to the finish. It was great to have him there! I left him on the last turn and finally made it to the finish. 

I am grateful for running examples in my life. Aaron has been an amazing mentor! PVXC and Marieta have been great training partners! Marieta ran a 1:43 in the half! I was really consistent in my training in preparation for this race! I am not sure what else I could have done different? I was ready for sub 3. I really can't blame myself for this one. My body failed me a little bit today. Back to the drawing board! 

Shout out to Noe for throwing down a 2:43! 

1. 6:39

2. 6:47  13:26

3. 6:32  19:58  5k- 20:48

4. 6:26  26:24

5. 6:33  32:57

6. 6:22  39:19  10k- 40:05

7. 6:21  45:40

8. 7:18 (Veyo)  52:58

9. 7:03  1:00:01

10. 6:52  1:06:53

11. 7:03  1:13:56

12. 6:46  1:20:42

13. 6:38  1:27:20  13.1- 1:28:26

14. 6:38  1:33:58

15. 6:20  1:40:18

16. 6:18  1:46:36

17. 6:35  1:53:11

18. 6:52  2:00:03

19. 7:45  2:07:48

20. 7:26  2:15:14

21. 7:28  2:22:50

22. 8:52  2:31:42

(accidentally stopped watch somewhere between 22-23) 

23. 8:37  2:40:17

24. 14:18  2:54:35

(Fell to the asphalt)

25. 18:09  3:12:44

(Fell to the asphalt again)

26. 10:44  3:23:28

.21. 2:38  3:26:06

3:26:15 7:52 mile pace

Saucony Endorphin Pro 2 Miles: 26.77
Weight: 173.00
From steve ash on Sun, Oct 02, 2022 at 19:59:47 from

A valiant effort. Not sure why you were having these issues. I would suggest more downhill training plus keeping up with electrolyte intake both during training and competition. For what it's worth.

From steve ash on Sun, Oct 02, 2022 at 20:05:01 from

Glycogen depletion also could have been a factor..

From Josh Decker on Mon, Oct 03, 2022 at 10:07:56 from

Thanks Steve! I will look into those things.

From Dustin on Wed, Oct 05, 2022 at 07:59:38 from

I'm sorry to hear the race didn't go as planned. I've been impressed with your weight loss, as I've followed your blog here and there. I'm about 50 pounds to heavy right now, and I really need to lose some weight so running will be more enjoyable and not so painful.

Total Distance

Jogging around Sullivan warming, coaching, and cooling. Legs will get back soon. 2.01 miles 

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 2.01
Weight: 177.00
Total Distance

AM- Had a goal of just running a mile then turning around. My legs were decent so I kept running with the girls. Yoga after with the boys. 3.04 miles 

Afternoon Thoughts- Where do I go from here? As my legs get back under me I am going to be in pretty good shape. I didn't get the satisfaction of the marathon I wanted. Part of me wants to rush out and find another one in a couple of months and give it another shot. Reality tells me I will have to wait for another chance. I can do some other road races but it won't be the same. I could just focus on staying in really good shape and increasing my speed? For the rest of year I know I will get over 3,000 miles. That will be a new record. 

PM- Washington with the girls. We had some great conversations. My IT started to feel some soreness. Everything else is feeling fine. 5.34 miles 

ASICS Novablast Miles: 5.34Kinvara 13 Miles: 3.04
Weight: 177.00
Total Distance

AM- Weights and run with the girls. 1.91 miles

PM- Middleton with the boys. Half the team almost got hit by a car running a red light. Knee felt pretty sore. 3.80 miles 

Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 3.80Hoka Bondi 7 Miles: 1.91
Weight: 178.00
Total Distance

AM- Normal Friday with the chicas. 3.47 miles

Kinvara 13 Miles: 3.47
Weight: 178.00
Total Distance

Ran around the Cedar Invite course. Legs still feeling a little dull. 4.09 miles

Hoka Rincon Miles: 4.09
Weight: 178.00
Total Distance

AM- 60 minutes with the girls up in Green Springs. Did 6x1 minute pick ups. At times my legs felt great. Other times some dullness. We talked about staying positive. 7.08 miles

PM- Running inside the school because of lightning. Had a great meeting/conversation with the girls team. 2 miles 

Hoka Bondi 7 Miles: 2.00Kinvara 13 Miles: 7.08
Weight: 180.00
Total Distance

Back Grass with the girls. They stayed together (with some minor cutting off). I felt pretty good. Excited for this crew to come together at the right moment. 7.06 miles 

Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 7.06
Weight: 181.00
Total Distance

AM- 20 minute run and yoga. Had some fun talking about gettting ready for state. Yoga afterwards. 2.67 miles

PM- Out towards Pine View Middle with the boys. Had some fun kicking around a ball and talking. Strides. 4.27 miles 

PM2- 2 mile run by baby with Marieta. 2.04 miles 

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 6.31Hoka Bondi 7 Miles: 2.77
Weight: 179.00
Total Distance

AM- Grass workout. Warmed with boys. Then 4x3 (2 min @race, 1 min @vo2). I ran with Laney and Alianna for 3. It was fun to push and motivate that pair. Then I hopped in with the top girls for the last interval. 4 fast 200s on the track. I took an early lead on the last 2. Emmalee tracked me down on the 3rd one. Adri got me on the last one. I had fun teasing the girls that I was faster. 7.10 miles 

PM- Running in the homeless streets of Vegas. I've been feeling exhausted when I run twice in 1 day. Probably some marathon hangover. 3.52 miles


Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 3.52Kinvara 13 Miles: 7.10
Weight: 177.00
Total Distance

Ran an old route in Vegas. Felt tired so I did 5x1 minute increased speed to get the legs moving. 7.12 miles 

Kinvara 11 Miles: 7.12
Weight: 179.00
Total Distance

6:47 Saturday. Every Saturday I'm going to try and run a ton of miles at 6:47 mile pace. Today I alternated chill mile with a little bit faster mile. 11.12 miles 

Faster splits: 

1. 7:38

2. 7:46

3. 6:48

4. 6:51

5. 6:39

Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 11.12
Weight: 178.00
Total Distance

AM- Morning 25. Just following that pvxc schedule. 3.14 miles

PM- Over by PVMS with the girls. We talked about scary movies. Strides afterwards. 3.98 miles 

PM2- Sunriver with Marieta. Chill. 3.12 miles 

ASICS Novablast Miles: 3.14Kinvara 13 Miles: 7.10
Weight: 182.00
Total Distance

AM- Woke up and drove to school and ran some miles on my own. Then met up and ran 25 with the boys and a little extension with Dave. 7.02 miles 

PM- Running around at Region. 2.16 miles 

Hoka Bondi 7 Miles: 2.16Kinvara 13 Miles: 7.02
Weight: 180.00
Total Distance

AM- 20 minute run with the girls then yoga. 3.40 miles

PM- Green Springs with the girls. Good time. Got to know Ma'a a little better. 5.45 miles 

PM2- Ran towards home because I am carless at the moment. Marieta picked me up. 4.21 miles 

Hoka Bondi 7 Miles: 13.06
Weight: 180.00
Total Distance

Speed on the grass pushing with fast girls. 5.64 miles 

Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 5.64
Weight: 180.00
Total Distance

PM- Quick jog to Star Nursery with the girls before I had to turn around for a stupid department head meeting. 2.57 miles 

PM2- Got out late for a cool night stroll. Even hit some 200s to make up for the ones I missed with the team. 3.57 miles 

Kinvara 6 Miles: 3.57Kinvara 13 Miles: 2.57
Weight: 183.00
Total Distance

AM- Pre State workout with boys. I didn't do some of the fast stuff with them. They look calm and ready. I did push for the trippy loop segment when prompted by Porter. 4.87 miles 

AM2- Little jog with Marieta. 3.04 miles 

PM- Pre State with girls. Mixed in the speed with them. They are also calm and ready. A little windy towards the end. 5.17 miles 



Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 7.91Kinvara 13 Miles: 5.17
Weight: 184.00
Total Distance

AM- 20 minutes with the boys. 2.83 miles 

AM2- Went out for more miles after spending time with Marieta. 2.42 miles 

PM- Running around at the old park by the Sandy Hampton Inn. Fun cool run with the girls. 3.57 miles 

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 5.25Kinvara 13 Miles: 3.57
Weight: 184.00
Total Distance

AM- Solid morning run with Jason running around Sandy trails. Then ran around the mall with the team. 8.09 miles 

PM- Running around the State course. Girls took 2nd to a great Cedar team. Boys took 4th with Trey taking the W. Great season! The kids are really getting a good culture going ! 2.22 miles 

Hoka Bondi 7 Miles: 2.22Kinvara 13 Miles: 8.09
Weight: 185.00
Total Distance

PM- Chill 30 with girls. 3.54 miles 

PM- Claim Jumper with Marieta. It was pretty fun! Perfect weather! 4.21 miles 

Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 7.75
Weight: 183.00
Total Distance

PM- Sandbergs and into Washington with the girls. I always enjoy the Washington run, it brings out different energy. 4.3 miles 

Kinvara 13 Miles: 4.30
Weight: 183.00
Total Distance

AM/PM- Running around like a crazy person at T2 for Iron Man. The kids were amazing. I think the Iron Man set up fell apart once we left. 10.34 miles 

PM- Same ol Bloomington trails. Noticed the new trail by Bloomington Park so I had to explore it for a minute. 4.55 miles 

Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 10.34Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 4.55
Weight: 181.00
Total Distance

Parked a mile away from the transition area. Ran up and joined the gang. Today was a lot more chaotic but our team handled things well. Ran 11.58 miles doing the bike handling. Then 2 miles back to my car. 14.67 miles 

Kinvara 13 Miles: 14.67
Weight: 183.00
Race: Artic Circle Halloween Run (1.4 Miles) 00:08:30, Place overall: 1, Place in age division: 1
Total Distance

AM- Chill morning run with the boys. 3.20 miles 

PM- Halloween run over to Artic Circle. I wore a hippie costume I found in my parents attic. The race part I just increased my speed every quarter mile and kept myself close to Bridger and Diego hoping they wouldn't know the correct finish for the race. Sure enough I came barreling around the school and asked them if they'd touched the tree, they had not. So I sprinted to the tree and won the correct way. 3.31 miles 

Race part: 1.40 miles, 8:30 time, 6:05 mile pace

Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 3.31Hoka Bondi 7 Miles: 3.20
Weight: 180.00
Total Distance

PM- Mustang Pass with the boys. Felt good and terrible, switched up every 5 minutes. Good talking with Coleman. 8.12 miles 

PM2- Nude trail with M. 2.02 miles 

In other news I signed up for the Mesa Marathon. 

Saucony Ride Miles: 2.02Hoka Challenger 5 Miles: 8.12
Weight: 180.00
Total Distance

AM- 25 with the girls, talked the most with Elle and Brecken about school. 3.09 miles 

PM- Dream Mile in the cooler weather. I decided to go for it and work on my speed. Hung around Coleman and Katie. I didn't pace very well. Ran the track with Dave while the kids did a "create their own" workout. I hopped in for a little towards the end of the wourkout with the girls. Cooled with girls. 8.05 miles





5:38 mile

PM2- 2 mile neighborhood loop with Marieta. 2.04 miles 

Hoka Carbon Rocket Miles: 10.09Kinvara 13 Miles: 3.09
Weight: 182.00
Total Distance

PM- Washingon with boys. I have a more difficult time talking with the boys these days. I have my select groups that I talk to but I need to get out of my way and get to know the boys more. 6.50 miles

PM2- Little Bloomington loop with George and Marieta, very windy and cold. 3.29 miles 

Kinvara 13 Miles: 9.79
Weight: 181.00
Total Distance

AM- Old Foremaster Loop. Not sure how we ended up doing the loop but I'm blaming Jason. Had good conversations with Brecken, Elle, and Kate. Hit strides on our way back. Katie almost got hit by some dumb lady unwilling to stop at a stop sign. So as it was happening I swore because I thought I was witnessing an accident. 6.13 miles 

PM- Hit a quick 2 miles with Marieta. 2.02 miles

PM2- Aspiration with George. I slowed down quite a bit to have a good conversation with him. Saw another tarantula. 4 miles 

Brooks Launch 7 Miles: 6.02Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 6.13
Weight: 180.00
Total Distance

AM- Started at park by Halfway Wash trail then towards Ivins with Marieta. Nice little run. 5.09 miles 

AM2- Picked up from that trail and ran towards home. I tried to keep my pace close to 7 and see how long I could hold it, then cooled for 2 after. 10.05 miles 

1. 7:04

2. 6:49

3. 6:57

4. 7:02

5. 7:04

6. 6:58

7. 6:57

8. 6:35 (last mile, fastest mile)

55:32/6:56 mile pace 

PM- Sprint to the car after the Utah Tech Game. .06 

Hoka Carbon X Miles: 15.14
Weight: 178.00
Total Distance

Got out to enjoy the Full Moon. 1.51 miles 

Launch 4 Miles: 1.51
Weight: 181.00
Total Distance

AM- Morning 25 with the boys. 3.49 miles 

PM- Washington with the chicas. Strides. Added a couple on my own after practice. 7.14 miles 

Launch 4 Miles: 3.49Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 7.14
Weight: 180.00
Total Distance

Slept in to be with Marieta. Ran in the wind out in Bloomington Hills then 2 more miles with Marieta. 10.13 miles 

Kinvara 13 Miles: 10.13
Weight: 180.00
Total Distance

AM- 25 in the rain with the boys. 3.63 miles 

PM- Towards Middle School with the girls. We found 2 caterpillars, not quite munchung size. 4.47 miles 

PM2- A short run to Ava's spot with Marieta. 2.53 miles 

ASICS Novablast Miles: 7.00Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 3.63
Weight: 179.00
Total Distance

AM- Weights and 15 minute with boys. Girls took advantage of the icy field and wrote their names on it. 3.58 miles 

PM- Track workout with the girls after warming up with the boys, yeah I'm versatile like that. Did sets of 3 minute intervals with 2 minute recovery. 1. 1 minute vo2, 2 minute race. 2. 3 minute race with a solid push. 3. 3 minute race with solid push. 4. 2 at race with last minute vo2. I felt pretty good. Pushed from back to the front on each interval. Girls ran well, even without Brook's leadership. Cool down. 6.62 miles 

PM2- Added 2 with Marieta in the hood. 2.20 miles 

Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 8.82Kinvara 13 Miles: 3.58
Weight: 180.00
Total Distance

AM- Out towards and almost up Sunrise with the girls. I flipped with Laney, Emmalee, and Alianna. Hit 6 strides with them. Then 6 strides with Kaelynn and other girls. 5.67 miles 

PM- Kearn Canyon with George and Marieta. I can't believe how slow George is now but it was fun. We found a hobo hideout and we tried to talk to an owl. 4.5 miles 

Hoka Challenger 5 Miles: 4.50Kinvara 13 Miles: 5.67
Weight: 180.00
Total Distance

AM- Ran the paved the trail from my house towards the Springs. Georgie called me mid run and wanted to join. He caught up with me about 5 miles in and we created a 6 mile loop. 11.03 miles 

PM- Ran around the Bloomington Golf Course much to the disliking of golfers and dogs. Tested out spikes and AZ outfit. Next weekend is going to be fun! 4.55 miles 

Hoka Carbon Rocket Miles: 11.03NB XC Spike Miles: 4.55
Weight: 180.00
From Vis on Sat, Nov 12, 2022 at 21:03:00 from

Good luck, racer.

On another note, remind to never run w/ you again. If George is slow, Iím probably molasses.

Total Distance

AM- A little on my own then 25 with the boys. 4.51 miles 

PM- Some speed play on the back grass. I broke some of the plastic pieces off my watch while trying to replace a band. So I was running around with my watch taped to my wrist. I'm not sure what my long term solution will be. I couldn't see my pace or anything so I was just out there running with the girls. I would run an interval with the top girls then head over and join Alianna and Laney. I felt pretty good. Nice cool. 7.35 miles

PM2- Ran to Wal-Mart from my house using the new trail. Looked for something to buy my Dad then ran back home. 3.25 miles 

Kinvara 13 Miles: 15.11
Weight: 182.00
Total Distance

AM- Jogging around neighborhoods by PV waiting for the kids to finish lifting. Then 15 minutes with boys. 4.79 miles

PM- Out past Dino Cliffs and past Sand Hill. I ran around randomly in the desert until the kids arrived. Then I had a really fun desert run with the girls. I had to bail down a hill with Brooklyn Hill, its tradition. It got really windy towards the end. 7.29 miles

PM2- Towards Sun River with Marieta. 3.17 miles

Hoka Challenger 5 Miles: 7.29Kinvara 11 Miles: 3.17ASICS Novablast Miles: 4.79
Weight: 179.00
Total Distance

AM- Chilly Willy run. Hit some miles on my own then joined the girls for 25. 5.09 miles 

PM- Washington Fire Station with the boys. Ran with Trey the most. Felt good. 6.36 miles 

PM2- Parts of the Mayors Loop with George and Marieta. 3.23 miles 

Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 9.59Kinvara 13 Miles: 5.09
Weight: 180.00
Total Distance

AM- Another chilly run, a little with the girls, a little with the boys. 4.4 miles

PM- 4x400s and 2z200s with the girls. Nike ready! 5.63 miles 

Brooks Launch 7 Miles: 4.40Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 1.86Kinvara 13 Miles: 3.77
Weight: 181.00
Total Distance

Running around on the NXR course. It seems fast. Look forward to some good performances tomorrow. 3.64 miles 

Kinvara 13 Miles: 3.64
Weight: 180.00
Race: NXR Citizens Race (3.18 Miles) 00:19:27, Place overall: 60
Total Distance

Warmed up with Jason for 15 minutes. Then we lined up against the fastest Cirizens in the Nation. My plan was to start out conservative, speed up in the 2nd mile, then have my last mile as the fastest. It was a great course and I pushed well. I thought I was pushing harder for the last mile but it ended up being my slowest. I guess I don't know how to race a 5K. My 3 mile time was looking good but I'm not too impressed with my 5K time. It was a fun experience. Beat all the girls but Brooklyn. Ran around cheering all the other racers. I cooled with the boys after their race, then with the girls after their race. 10.45 miles 


1. 5:52.2

2. 6:15.0

3. 6:18.9

.18. 1:03

19:27.84/6:08 mile pace 

Kinvara 13 Miles: 7.27NB XC Spike Miles: 3.18
Weight: 180.00
Total Distance

Late night shirtless run to feel something. 2.16 miles 

ASICS Noosa Fast Miles: 2.16
Weight: 181.00
Total Distance

AM- Frigid run with the girls and Jason. Talked to Brecken about her sports plans. 3.19 miles

PM- Loop into Washington and down Hell Hole. Did my best to keep up with the boys. I stopped to go to the bathroom at one point so I had to play catch up most of the time. Ran a 7:18 mile pace for the run. 9.21 miles 

Hoka Bondi 7 Miles: 9.21Kinvara 13 Miles: 3.19
Weight: 179.00
Total Distance

A little before meeting with the team. Then into Washington. Hills.......I struggled. My back hurt and I became a wuss. Couldn't keep up with the boys or many of the girls. Extended some miles on my own. 10.26 miles 

Kinvara 13 Miles: 10.26
Weight: 180.00
Total Distance

AM- Just had to get something in. Bloomington Loop. 3.31 miles 

PM- Abandoned golf course looking for a Turkey trot 5K route. It was super windy! Had to stop for a bathroom break around 7 miles. Think I found a decent 5K route on my 2nd attempt. 9.41 miles 

Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 3.31Kinvara 13 Miles: 9.41
Weight: 180.00
Race: Abandoned Golf Course 5K (3.1 Miles) 00:19:40, Place overall: 1, Place in age division: 1
Total Distance

Warm up on the gc. Then got Marieta to come out for our inaugural Abandoned Golf Course 5K. It was really windy in the first and third miles. The wind was definitely a factor but I think I still pushed pretty good. There were some decent uphills. Good course that I found. Marieta ran 25 something. 

1. 6:13

2. 6:22 12:35

3. 6:21 18:56 (should've just stopped at 3 miles)

.10. 42 seconds 

19:40/6:21 mile pace 

Ran a bunch of miles after "the race" including a 5:55 mile. I needed to break 6 so I found a mile section with less wind. 11.34 miles 

Kinvara 13 Miles: 7.59Saucony Endorphin Pro 2 Miles: 3.75
Weight: 179.00
Total Distance

AM- Windy dirt run. 7.31 miles 

PM- Hit the abandoned gc. Passed Marieta and her family walking the dog. Didn't feel like pushing too hard but it was good. 6.27 miles 

Hoka Challenger 5 Miles: 7.31Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 6.27
Weight: 179.00
Total Distance

Wanted to work on pacing. Did 3 miles slow and warm up (and uphill). Then I tried to do 3 sets of 7:45, 7:15, 6:45. Pacing became difficult with up and downhills. Still a fun workout, trying to spice up my morning. 13.22 miles 

1. 7:46 (+1)

2. 7:02 (-13)

3. 6:42 (-3)

4. 7:33 (-12)

5. 7:26 (+11)

6. 6:39 (-6)

7. 7:41 (-4)

8. 6:56 (-19)

9. 6:48 (+3)

+15 over pace, -57 under pace 

Kinvara 13 Miles: 13.22
Weight: 183.00
Total Distance

Ran from our Hotel to Rio Salado, Governor Hunts Tomb, and around PHX Zoo. I tripped at the base of the tomb and cut up my hands. 6.68 miles 

Kinvara 13 Miles: 6.68
Weight: 182.00
Total Distance

AM- Met up with the team. Warmed with the boys and hit some strides. Pushed Briger around to test his resiliency. Ran with Trevor, Talan, and Jeric for a couple of intervals on the track. Then also a little with the girls. Then also a little with Coleman and Parker. Mainly with Parker because Coleman always has to poop. My left leg keeps acting like its beat up. Don't know what thats about, probably just the cold and swollen ankle. Not a bad morning. Good to be with the crew again. 

My watch took over a mile to load then died shortly after. So I ran with no garmin or strava for a while. Then I recorded part of my run with strava on my phone. So this is some guess work but I'll say I ran around 6.76 miles (definetely not overestimating). 

PM- Run with Marieta. We'll call it the Wal Mart loop. Added a little on my own. My hamstring was pulling a little bit. Made me a little nervous. 5.53 miles 


Brooks Launch 7 Miles: 5.53Kinvara 13 Miles: 6.76
Weight: 183.00
Total Distance

AM- Slept in to rest up my hamstring. 

PM- Around the middle school with girls. Nice to take it slow. 4.01 miles

PM2- Ran more when I got home. 4.04 miles

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 8.05
Weight: 182.00
Total Distance

AM- Chilly run not feeling good. Hopefully I survive the week. 3.02 miles 

Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 3.02
Weight: 181.00
Total Distance
Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 775.55ASICS Novablast Miles: 293.20Kinvara 11 Miles: 304.22Saucony Ride Miles: 38.71Brooks Launch 7 Miles: 104.79Trail Runs 2022 Miles: 71.00Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 490.52Hoka Speedgoat 3 Miles: 10.76Hoka Challenger 5 Miles: 271.57Kinvara 6 Miles: 39.18Hoka Rincon Miles: 165.33Hoka Bondi 7 Miles: 186.06Hoka Carbon X Miles: 109.01Hoka Carbon Rocket Miles: 46.70Kinvara 13 Miles: 353.62Launch 4 Miles: 38.36Hoka Carbon X 3 Miles: 64.80Saucony Endorphin Pro 2 Miles: 64.42NB XC Spike Miles: 7.73ASICS Noosa Fast Miles: 2.16
Weight: 184.38
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