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Location:

South Weber,UT,

Member Since:

May 09, 2012

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Local Elite

Running Accomplishments:

Personal Records:

800 Meters 1:50.14 (Track-BYU)

1500 Meters 3:42.07 (Track-Stanford) Likely the best race of my life; converts to a 3:59.85 Mile

5000 Meters 14:20 (Track-Stanford)

8000 Meters 23:53 (Cross Country-Pre Nationals Iowa)

10000 Meters 29:57 (Track-Stanford)

Half Marathon (Top of Utah Half) 1:05:16

Marathon (Phoenix) 2:21:42

Short-Term Running Goals:

2014 Races:

USA Half Champs 61st Place 1:08:42

Salt Lake TC Winter 5k 1st Place 15:06

Salt Lake TC Winter 10k 1st Place 31:41 CR

Phoenix Marathon 1st Place 2:21:42

Deseret News Half Marathon July 24

Long-Term Running Goals:

My main goal is just to stay healthy.  I was injured every year in my college career except for one.  I would like to reverse that trend and always stay injury-free.

Personal:

I am a family man.  I am married to my beautiful wife Amy (who also ran at Weber and is quite the runner).  We have two beautiful daughters named Evelyn (3 years old) and Hannah (1 year old).

Twitter handle: @RunnerRiley7

I run for Brooks I.D. Elite

And I train with the Ogden Crew

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 712.68
Brooks Pure Cadence 3 Lifetime Miles: 55.87
Brooks Ravenna 5 Lifetime Miles: 195.29
Brooks Transcend Lifetime Miles: 44.25
Brooks Racer ST5 Lifetime Miles: 25.17
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Well I figured it's been a long time since I put an update on the blog. As many know I had surgery about 9.5 weeks ago, an IT Band Release. Well after the surgery the wound/incision kept filling up with fluid that appeared to be joint fluid. After getting it drained three times, it was concluded that I had joint fluid leaking from my knee capsule.

So I had to go back in for surgery again 1.5 weeks ago to stop that leak. Recovery so far has been a bit rougher this time around, but the range of motion is starting to come around. Matt has been incredible through all this as both a doctor and a supporting friend and I sure appreciate all he's done for me. Amy has also been a huge support and helps me keep from being down or frustrated.

I look forward to running again soon (4-6 weeks), as it feels like it's been forever. So that's the status update for now; wish me luck. And good luck to all running STG this weekend. I sure wish I could join y'all, but I am excited to see how it all shakes out down there!

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