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South Weber,UT,

Member Since:

May 09, 2012



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

Boston Marathon Apr 21

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.


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: 7.20 Month: 10.20 Year: 682.83
Brooks Pure Cadence 3 Lifetime Miles: 55.87
Brooks Ravenna 5 Lifetime Miles: 192.54
Brooks Transcend Lifetime Miles: 30.60
Brooks Racer ST5 Lifetime Miles: 25.17
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

3 miles easy (6:58 ap). My knee felt great for 1.5 miles, ok for 0.5, and ached a tad the last mile. Progress is being made but it's terribly slow. We're talking a snail's pace. It is definitely better than it was 2-3 weeks ago.

The hard thing is I don't feel it at all doing anything else. I could do 8 sprints down a football field and not feel a thing. It's only after 1.5-2 miles. So it's hard to judge whether it's ready to resume running or not. You think it is, go run, feel great for 10 minutes, get your hopes up, then it all comes crashing down. So you wait 3-4 days and wonder if it's ready again because you haven't felt a thing.

Hopefully 1-2 more weeks, but I've been saying that for a month.

Brooks Transcend Miles: 3.00
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

4.2 miles easy at 21st pond with Bret and Bryant. My knee is feeling slightly better each attempt to run. I'm hoping within another 1-2 weeks it'll be ready for daily running again.

It was invigorating to run at the pond with some of the crew again for first time in over a month, even if it was only 4 miles.

Brooks Ravenna 5 Miles: 4.20
Weight: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
Brooks Ravenna 5 Miles: 4.20Brooks Transcend Miles: 3.00
Weight: 0.00
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