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Member Since:

Apr 24, 2020

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Boston Qualifier

Running Accomplishments:

I ran for three years in high school, first for Pleasant Grove, then for Lone Peak. My times were never very competitive, but I enjoyed the feeling of being in good shape and the distance running camaraderie. 

Short-Term Running Goals:

  • Qualify for and run in the 2022 Boston Marathon

Long-Term Running Goals:

  • Complete an Ironman Triathalon
  • Stay fit throughout my life!

Personal:

I'm an undergraduate student studying Economics at Utah State. I enjoy reading and basketball. 

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Miles:This week: 24.00 Month: 47.40 Year: 282.39
Saucony Breakthru 4 Blue Lifetime Miles: 92.05
Barefoot Lifetime Miles: 1.80
Brooks Ricochet 2 Lifetime Miles: 412.94
Running MilesSwimming YardsBike Miles
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Brooks Ricochet 2 Miles: 47.40
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Not too much time for a run today, so a shorter run. A half mile in I decided to do a tempo 5k and see how it felt. 6:32 average pace. Felt pretty good and controlled during it, I'm confident I could hold that pace for over a 10k if I prepared for it. 

Brooks Ricochet 2 Miles: 4.60
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Busy day again, only time for a shorter run. Went up green canyon today. There was a lot more snow on the trail than I thought there would be. However, I should have anticipated that since most of the trail is on a north facing slope. 

Brooks Ricochet 2 Miles: 5.00
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Down in St. George for the week! Before the sun came up it was in the high 50's and felt amazing. Went on the river trail. Air is quite a bit drier here, I need to put forth a conscious effort to drink more water while I am here. 

Brooks Ricochet 2 Miles: 6.40
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Started on Bearclaw Poppy and went into Stucki Springs. Was a good time! Went out 3.5 and zig zagged my way back for a bit extra mileage. Need to drink more water. 

Brooks Ricochet 2 Miles: 7.40
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Six miles at 7:36 pace. Felt pretty easy. Aiming for 38 miles this week. Really need to start being consistent with my runs, I'm running the Utah Valley half in early June. Need to start getting ready for it. 

Brooks Ricochet 2 Miles: 6.00
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Today was one of my most miserable runs in a long time. It was in the low 30's with 20mph wind gusts, made it feel about 20 degrees out. I decided to run into the wind to get it over with. I obviously had just woken up, because I wasn't paying very much attention. When I turned around, I realized I had not been running into the wind. The way back was just as windy if not more. Came across a handful of guys on the XC team so seemed to be having just as much...fun as I was. I was cold and not enjoying it so I cut the run 1.5 short. I will make it up later this week. 

Brooks Ricochet 2 Miles: 5.00
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The weather today was worse than it was yesterday. About 30 degrees out, 35mph winds, and snowing. I decided to be a softie and go on the treadmill. My stomach wasn't agreeing with me for miles four and five, but besides that a good run!

Brooks Ricochet 2 Miles: 7.00
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Six miles @7:23 pace. 

Brooks Ricochet 2 Miles: 6.00
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Brooks Ricochet 2 Miles: 47.40
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