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Sep 15, 2011



Goal Type:

Marathon Finish

Running Accomplishments:

5k: 17:20

10k: 35:34

Half Marathon: 1:18 (Snow Canyon 08)

Marathon: 3:06 (Beaver 20)

Short-Term Running Goals:

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

Help PV athletes develop a love for running. 

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

Long-Term Running Goals:

Be a life-long runner

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Miles:This week: 45.92 Month: 234.59 Year: 234.59
Hoka Rincon Lifetime Miles: 742.47
Hoka Clifton Lifetime Miles: 531.68
Saucony Ride Lifetime Miles: 805.46
Hoka Cavu Lifetime Miles: 86.29
Hoka Napali Blue Lifetime Miles: 335.18
Hoka Napali Red Lifetime Miles: 468.76
Hoka Instinct 2 Lifetime Miles: 281.03
ASICS Noosa Fast Lifetime Miles: 104.21
Nike Pegasus 32 Lifetime Miles: 354.64
Launch 4 Lifetime Miles: 467.31
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: 356.93
Hoka Carbon Rocket Lifetime Miles: 100.36
Brooks Launch 7 Lifetime Miles: 459.30
Kinvara 6 Lifetime Miles: 373.32
Hoka Bondi 6 Lifetime Miles: 347.01
Hoka Challenger 5 Lifetime Miles: 485.68
Kinvara 11 Lifetime Miles: 560.55
Hoka Rincon 3 Lifetime Miles: 635.56
ASICS Novablast Lifetime Miles: 331.11
Saucony Ride 13 Lifetime Miles: 806.81
Trail Runs 2022 Lifetime Miles: 85.00
Hoka Bondi 7 Lifetime Miles: 186.06
Kinvara 13 Lifetime Miles: 484.26
Hoka Carbon X 3 Lifetime Miles: 88.97
Saucony Endorphin Pro 2 Lifetime Miles: 112.77
NB XC Spike Lifetime Miles: 9.01
Nike Pegasus 37 Lifetime Miles: 46.07
Hoka Challenger 6 Lifetime Miles: 38.61
Trail Runs 2023 Lifetime Miles: 8.00
Nike Steelers Pegasus 39 Lifetime Miles: 6.01
Total Distance
Kinvara 13 Miles: 52.07Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 9.82Hoka Challenger 6 Miles: 26.05Trail Runs 2023 Miles: 7.00ASICS Novablast Miles: 10.54Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 20.26Brooks Launch 7 Miles: 15.30Hoka Rincon Miles: 8.06Hoka Carbon X Miles: 12.03Launch 4 Miles: 10.24Nike Pegasus 37 Miles: 35.64NB XC Spike Miles: 1.28Hoka Carbon X 3 Miles: 0.10Saucony Endorphin Pro 2 Miles: 27.19Nike Steelers Pegasus 39 Miles: 6.01
Weight: 184.75
Total Distance

Celebrated the Steelers win by going on a jog. It was windy, it was good. 1.66 miles 

Mtn Dew 1/100

Kinvara 13 Miles: 1.66
Weight: 185.00
Total Distance

AM- Tule Springs area. Super windy! 2 with M and 3 on my own. 5.17 miles 

PM- Hit the Abandoned GC. Felt better than this morning. 5.26 miles

Baja Blast 2/100


Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 5.26Hoka Challenger 6 Miles: 5.17Trail Runs 2023 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 185.00
Total Distance

AM- Fartlek and staying steady workout. I mixed in with AJ and Cole, some freshman,  then Gaige, Grant,  Carson, back with Cole, and then with Parker W. Cool and post workout stuff. 7.10 miles 

PM- Sugar Leo with Marieta. 4.19 miles

ASICS Novablast Miles: 4.19Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 7.10
Weight: 187.00
Total Distance

AM- 30 with Dane and Grant, everyone else turned around for 25. We were moving. 7:25 pace. 4.05 miles

AM2- I added a little more after our post run stuff. Not moving as fast. 2.61 miles

*I've been thinking a little about the upcoming Mesa Marathon. I am worried that my body isn't ready for another attempt at a sub 3 hour marathon. Just thinking about it stresses me out. So I am going to take a different approach on this marathon. I'll try to run really conservative and finish strong (something I have never done in a marathon). Who knows maybe I'll still run a solid time. I am just tired of going for 3 then falling apart at the end anyways. My body and mind just need a little break from it all. 

PM- Ran with Marieta over in Snow Canyon territory. 3.17 miles 

Brooks Launch 7 Miles: 3.17Kinvara 13 Miles: 6.66
Weight: 187.00
From Vis on Wed, Jan 04, 2023 at 19:55:01 from

Nice plan. Iím impressed with your love of suffering.

Total Distance

PM- Rainy run with the boys and Holt. 4 uphill strides. I enjoy running in the rain. Rincons are definetely worn out. 5.73 miles

PM2- Ran a little extra at home. 2.33 miles

Hoka Rincon Miles: 8.06
Weight: 186.00
Total Distance

Tour de desert. Ran all over the ridges out by Bloomington and Green Valley. Felt really good, no pains. Just enjoyed the trails (even the uphills). Fell in love with running again. 10.21 miles 

Mtn Dew 3/100

Hoka Challenger 6 Miles: 10.21Trail Runs 2023 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 185.00
Total Distance

AM- T Farm with Brook, Adri, Kate, and the Williams 3. 'Em and K turned around earlier than the rest of us. Hit 5x25 second strides after we flipped. I beat Brooklyn back to our starting point. Good run with the gals. Added into the boulevard and back to Ross and Mary house. 12.03 miles 

PM- Ran up to the Temple Quarry Trail Head from the Green Valley side to meet up with family. I hiked with them then ran around afterwards. 4.23 miles 

Mtn Dew 4/100

Hoka Carbon X Miles: 12.03Hoka Challenger 6 Miles: 4.23Trail Runs 2023 Miles: 2.00
Weight: 185.00
Total Distance

Progression run on the track. Ran with Trevor for 10+ minutes then a lap with Trey. Then some solid minutes with Laney and Ali. Wrapped up with Ali and cooled with boys 6.37 miles


Kinvara 13 Miles: 6.37
Weight: 185.00
Total Distance

AM- Finally dragged myself out of bed to do the Bloomington Loop. 3.01 miles

PM- Got a head start on running in the desert towards Sand Hill. I even ran up Water Tank waiting for the team. Jumped in with the boys who were bombing down hills. Then we ran across a Minnesota lady high centered on a rock with her BMW. The boys helped her out by pushing, adding rocks under the tires, and directing. She was very grateful for the help. I had a hard time staying with the boys on the sandy uphills. I successfully caught up once we hit some downhill. The rain was coming down pretty strong. Fun run with some hamstring tightness. 6.89 miles 

Baja blast with Ryan 5/100

Launch 4 Miles: 6.89Brooks Launch 7 Miles: 3.01Trail Runs 2023 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 186.00
Total Distance

AM- Need to wake up earlier to get a couple more miles in the morning. Worked out my hamstring. 3.11 miles

PM- Hill Circuit with the girls. I didn't feel very quick on the uphill or downhill but I did push for sure. We did a half on our second go around. I tried to push and pass Katie Finch on the uphill. I felt a little tightness in my hamstring so I pulled off just a little bit. 6.05 miles

PM2- Ran an additional with Marieta once I got home. 1.04 miles

ASICS Novablast Miles: 3.11Nike Pegasus 37 Miles: 7.09
Weight: 184.00
Total Distance

AM- Finally able to wake up a little earlier and get some more mileage in. No need for speed this morning. Heard some coyotes going crazy. 6.63 miles

PM- Washington with the boys, avoiding construction just to run into construction. Hammy still buggy. 4.47 miles 

Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 4.47Kinvara 13 Miles: 6.63
Weight: 184.00
Total Distance

AM- Nice little run with a beautiful sunrise. 4.04 miles 

PM- Warm, 5x120s with spikes, 250 recovery between. Added 3 miles on my own. 6.75 miles 


Kinvara 13 Miles: 6.75NB XC Spike Miles: 1.28Nike Pegasus 37 Miles: 4.04
Weight: 184.00
Total Distance

AM- Excited to try and run some confident low 7s this morning. Did a 2 mile warm and my knee was in pain. I had a Saturday run dismantled by knee pain a couple of weeks back too. So I just slowed things down. Enjoyable run on the trails, crossing by all the different half marathon and 10k signs. 10.13 miles 

AM2- Put a knee brace on and ran 6 with Marieta. Knee felt a little better. Just went with Marieta's pace. 6.04 miles 

Mtn Dew 6/100

Hoka Carbon X 3 Miles: 0.10Saucony Endorphin Pro 2 Miles: 10.03Nike Pegasus 37 Miles: 6.04
Weight: 184.00
Total Distance

AM- Warner Valley with the girls. Solid push by all the girls, kept most everyone together. Hit 5x25 strides and a negative split. Knee held ok with some discomfort. 8.69 miles 

PM- Rainbow running with Marieta towards Sun River. Pefect day well spent. 3.35 miles 

Shared Dr. Pepper with Marieta 7/100


Launch 4 Miles: 3.35Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 8.69Trail Runs 2023 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 184.00
From Vis on Tue, Jan 17, 2023 at 19:46:10 from


From Josh Decker on Wed, Jan 18, 2023 at 13:15:02 from

You're right!

Total Distance

AM- Slept in and stretched, trying to help my knee. 

PM- Easy run with boys. I decided to flip with Trevor, Gavin, Diego, and Parker R. Then I went back out looking for people. Knew would feel fine to not so great. 6 miles 

Kinvara 13 Miles: 6.00
Weight: 185.00
Total Distance

AM- Slept in and hopefully taking care of my knee.

PM- Lunch yoga, feel better.  

PM- Track work with Alianna, Olivia, and Laney. Knee was decent. 6.31 miles 

Nike Pegasus 37 Miles: 6.31
Weight: 185.00
Total Distance

AM- Slept in, stretched and yoga. Very frustrating to not be chasing miles but I feel it is the correct move for my knee. 

PM- Up to Green Springs with the girls. Played some riddles. Barely noticed my knee. 4.56 miles 

Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 4.56
Weight: 185.00
Total Distance

AM- Just got out and got the legs moving. My knee has definetely improved, doesn't even hurt, just feels off. 2.61 miles

PM- Ran out towards Zen trail. I just hit random trails and ended up on familiar trails. 6.44 miles 

Mtn Dew 7.5 miles 

Brooks Launch 7 Miles: 2.61Hoka Challenger 6 Miles: 6.44Trail Runs 2023 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 183.00
Total Distance

Marieta met with Janz and Mia at Mia's house so I started my run from there. Ran through the Springs and new neighborhoods there. Connected to the trail system and on to the Dixie Center, side trail behind Chic Fila. There's a new trail section that connects close to the Skate park. Ran the COVID 200 section Aaron created then ran back the way I came and past Ava's spot. Coincidentally ran into my Mom at the cemetery. Stopped for a minute to chat. Then ran home from there. Goal was to run marathon pace and keep my chill miles under 8. Did a set of 4, 3, 2, 2 sets with chill mile in between. 


1. 7:14

2. 6:58

3. 7:00

4. 7:01 


1. 6:52

2. 7:09

3, 6:49

1. 6:58

2. 7:01


1. 6:56

2. 6:53

2:03:07/7:12 mile 


Shared Dr. Pepper with Marieta 8/100



Saucony Endorphin Pro 2 Miles: 17.16
Weight: 184.00
Total Distance

AM- Woke up for a chilly run to start off the day right. 2.01 miles

PM- Started with all the boys and flipped with freshman. Great run with Jake, Liam, Ben, and Ian, Then joined Parker and Coleman. I did my best to keep up with Parker and finished with the girls for a couple of minutes. Everyone seemed to be cruising. I felt pretty good throughout the run. 10.50 miles 

Brooks Launch 7 Miles: 2.01Kinvara 13 Miles: 10.50
Weight: 184.00
Total Distance

AM- Ran the Bloomington Loop with Marieta. 3.24 miles

PM- Over towards the middle school area with the girls. Chill and felt pretty good. Extended on my own. 6.05 miles 

Mtn Dew 9/100

ASICS Novablast Miles: 3.24Nike Pegasus 37 Miles: 6.05
Weight: 184.00
Total Distance

AM- Wednesday morning with the boys. Ran a little before and after. Started very slow and worked my way to less slow. 4.50 miles 

PM- Awesome workout on the track with Cole, Jamin, Ian, Ben, Jake, and Liam. Found a nice rhythm with Coleman towards the end. Felt good to run fast.

Progression evidence: 





7.5 miles @ 6:58 mile pace 

Brooks Launch 7 Miles: 4.50Kinvara 13 Miles: 7.50
Weight: 185.00
Total Distance

AM- Out around the Bloomington hoods. Tried out the new Steeler Pegs. Everything felt good, just feel slow in the mornings. Might be my only run for the day. 6.01 miles 

Nike Steelers Pegasus 39 Miles: 6.01
Weight: 184.00
Total Distance

Ran some random roads from our Airbnb. Nothing amazing with some hamstring tightness. Turned it into a negative split run. 6.11 miles 

Nike Pegasus 37 Miles: 6.11
Weight: 184.00
Total Distance
Kinvara 13 Miles: 52.07Hoka Rincon 3 Miles: 9.82Hoka Challenger 6 Miles: 26.05Trail Runs 2023 Miles: 7.00ASICS Novablast Miles: 10.54Saucony Ride 13 Miles: 20.26Brooks Launch 7 Miles: 15.30Hoka Rincon Miles: 8.06Hoka Carbon X Miles: 12.03Launch 4 Miles: 10.24Nike Pegasus 37 Miles: 35.64NB XC Spike Miles: 1.28Hoka Carbon X 3 Miles: 0.10Saucony Endorphin Pro 2 Miles: 27.19Nike Steelers Pegasus 39 Miles: 6.01
Weight: 184.75
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