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Member Since:

Jun 21, 2011



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Running Accomplishments:

800m- 2:23

1600m- 5:10

1 Mile- 5:12


XC 3 mile-17:55

XC 5k- 19:00

XC 6k- 22:25

Local 5k- 18:42

Local 10k- 41:31

Local 15k- 1:03:55

Unofficial Half (2020)- 1:45:46

Official Half (2021)- 1:49:28

60% (5 miles)- 32:32 (6:30 average)

80% (3 miles)- 18:52 (6:17 average)

16x400s- 82.0 average

20x400s- 82.6 average

SUU Road Race- 23:30 (3.9 miles/6:02 average)

Short-Term Running Goals:

Get up to 45-50 miles/week

Run a sub-19:30 5k again

Train for and race a half marathon

Long-Term Running Goals:

18:45 or under 5k

Run a marathon


I graduated from East High School in 2015 and ran for Southern Utah University for a couple years. In 2016 I served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Independence, Missouri. I also attended BYU-Idaho in 2019. I am currently living in Salt Lake City where I have access to the best health care that I need. I'm currently taking classes online through SUU. 

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Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 3.50 Year: 233.60
Adidas Distancestar Spikes Lifetime Miles: 3.00
Adidas Boston 7 Lifetime Miles: 430.33
Nike Pegasus 34 Lifetime Miles: 493.60
Nike Pegasus 34 II Lifetime Miles: 182.60
Nike Pegasus 36 Lifetime Miles: 480.43
Nike Pegasus 36 II Lifetime Miles: 319.00
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Nike Pegasus 30 IV Miles: 61.50
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Killer workout today, it was really hard but I feel good about it. I thought it was gonna be 12x400s, but Bill did mention there was gonna be a twist on the last set (3 sets of 4x400s). So instead of the last 2 400s we did an 800 which was brutal and I'm pretty sure everyone was slow on. We were supposed to average on each set our goal pace, so mine was 5:00. Times went: 1) 76, 76, 74, 74. (5:00) 2) 76, 74, 75, 76. (5:01) 3) 75, 74, 2:49 (ehh-5:18 that 800 killed it). For recovery we had a 200 and standing for the remaining time (2:00 total) and then in between sets 2 laps. Once we finished that 800, Bill and I did the 2 laps recovery and then did 4 Js. I worked really hard but didn't catch times. Then finished cool down to 12, and including the 2 laps with the team beforehand I got 12.5 for the day.

After the 6th 400 I began to struggle and had to just focus on one at a time. Then I about died when Bill said we were doing an 800 instead, that was honestly the most effort it has ever taken me to just start the flipping thing, cause by then I was beat and was trying to convince myself 2 more 400s wouldn't be that bad. But I worked really hard and it was a good workout.

Nike Pegasus 30 IV Miles: 4.00
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AM: 4 miles

PM: Timpanogos relays meet today, I ran the 1200 in the DMR, the 800 in the SMR, and second leg of the 4x400 in that order. It was a fun low key meet. Maybe that was part of the reason I felt like hitting the times I was supposed to was hard when it probably shouldn't have been. I hit 73 first lap of the 1200 then backed off way too much and finished with 4:06. EEEHHHH. I was supposed to drop to 80s but I guess I liked 86s better. Legs were really tight though, didn't feel smooth or relaxed at all. Then in the 800 I did better, hit what I was supposed to (2:35). After that I had literally the worst mentality. I was tired, hungry, my knee hurt, and I was a bit cranky (sorry) and really did not want to run the 400. But I knew I had to. I thought we were gonna get creamed and I was only gonna ensure that, so when I realized I was gonna be in first place when I got the baton I panicked a bit. But I pulled myself together and did my best not to let her catch me. 100 left I felt my form fall apart. Did my best to kick but she got me right before the handoff. Pulled me to a high 65 or low 66, not half as bad as I was expecting! New PR actually... ha. We took second. Not a bad meet considering the brutal workout we did yesterday. Then I finished my miles to 8, to get 12 total for the day.

Nike Pegasus 30 IV Miles: 12.00
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Idk how far of a run that was, I'm just saying 10 until I hear otherwise. I ran to the track first (hence the added 1.5 miles) then we did Legacy Bridge run to the fence (the farthest one, not the yellow!) and then took the trail over to JCC then went along 11th to the fountain and Shriner's run back to the track.

Bummed cause our track is officially closed. I really hate how they decided that NOW was the best time to redo our football field. It's not track season and we don't use the track every single day or anything.... sike. It's okay though we will be going to another track from now on it's just super inconvenient.

On a better note, we had our XC banquet today and it was awesome, but kind of final. Bittersweet.

Nike Pegasus 30 IV Miles: 11.50
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AM- 4 miles

PM-Flagpole to Flagpole run continuing through the U campus and last mile or so of Shriner's run.

Nike Pegasus 30 IV Miles: 10.00
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Race: BYU Invitational (2 Miles) 00:11:30
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About 3 miles warmup. Not a good race, first mile was fine (about a 5:30) I made moves up (got a bad start) then thought I was fine after the mile and relaxed too much, then fell off the pack I had moved up to and my mentality was not where it needed to be. Then I gave up and just ran it. Decided I wanted to try to kick with 200, but after 50 meters of that quit on myself again. I think part of the problem was that I had literally no plan other than get the first mile under 5:35. Really mad about it because I know I can break 11:10 if I just go out and race the entire race like I did at Arcadia. I guess it's good that I still have state as an opportunity to get myself there.

Did a 6.5 mile cool down with an ice bath in the river. It was coooold.

Another 1.5 shakeout followed by another ice bath in an even colder spot of the river. My 1600 is gonna be hecka fast tomorrow, I'm in the Golden Hour and it's gonna pull me along to a really fast time. I'm also super pumped because hey it's Golden Hour. And I know what I'm gonna do! I got a plan :) Our medley team also made it into the Golden Hour so I'll be running the 800 in that too!

Nike Pegasus 30 IV Miles: 13.00
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Race: BYU Invitational (1 Miles) 00:05:15, Place overall: 20, Place in age division: 12
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Did 1.5 miles then chilled in the air conditioned car for a while then grabbed my spikes, ran .25 and did some strides and drills.

Splits were 74.01 (dead last), 2:33 (79.18), 3:54 (81.43), 5:15 (80.86). Hard way to race but I had to or else I would have fallen off the pack and died. I raced the race and made the right moves when I needed to, worked hard and thought for sure at the effort I put into it I would break 5:10 but no I didn't so I felt like a failure. I really thought I would and believed I could. Coach said he doesn't see why I'm so upset with it because it was a really good race and I never once let up. But my time was freaking slow for the result I was expecting. Granted it was super hot and windy but I'm tired of coming short of my goals. Now it's like I really only have one chance left to achieve my goal and how can I expect to do that when I can't even break 5:10? Then I get mad because I know several girls that just key off of me then outkick me right at the end because they know that I'm not a kicker. Really discourages me because I work so freaking hard and can never pull out a last lap like they can. I'm tired of losing in the last 400. I want that race to come where I can be the one pushing past everyone else. I don't think I have ever been so disappointed with myself.

3 miles. Then strides for medley. 69, 2:25 (76). That just made me feel worse. I wanted to get close to 2:20. Team finished with like a 4:24. A little over 4 miles cool down.

Shout out to Emma and Eleanor for running 2:23 and 2:24 in the 800, we're gonna kill it at region. Maybe one of them would have been better off running the medley.

Shout out to Garek for capturing the school record in the 1600 in 4:12.99. He is a beast.

Shout out to Connor Baller for qualifying for state in the 1600. Coach thought he was gonna win his heat, he prolly could have if he was just a titch closer to the leaders (his kick was freaking awesome.)

Nike Pegasus 30 IV Miles: 11.00
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Nike Pegasus 30 IV Miles: 61.50
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