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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 (Mesa-Phoenix Half) 1:05:11

Marathon (St George) 2:16:09

Short-Term Running Goals:

2017 Races:

Mesa-Phoenix Half - 3rd Place 1:05:11 PR

Ogden WRC 10-Miler - 1st Place 55:46

Provo City Half - 1st Place 1:06:33

Ogden Marathon - 2nd Place 2:25:46

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 four beautiful daughters named Evelyn (6 years old), Hannah (4 year old), Nora (2 year old), and Iris (5 months).

Twitter handle: @RunnerRiley7

Instagram RunnerRiley7

I am supported by Brooks

I am a Generation Ucan elite athlete

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 0.00
Salomon Pro Wings 2 Lifetime Miles: 161.10
Brooks PureCadence 5 Lifetime Miles: 101.85
Brooks Adrenaline 17 Lifetime Miles: 161.85
Brooks Transcend 4 Lifetime Miles: 219.45
Brooks Ravenna 8 Lifetime Miles: 225.10
Brooks PureCadence 6 Lifetime Miles: 188.10
Brooks Launch 4 Lifetime Miles: 107.50
Brooks Glycerin 14 Lifetime Miles: 101.47
Brooks Hyperion Lifetime Miles: 92.13
Brooks Caldera Lifetime Miles: 31.10
Race: SLCTC Winter 10k (6.214 Miles) 00:31:34, Place overall: 2
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance


I ran the 10k this morning. I warmed up just over three miles. There was slight headwind from the East, which is abnormal for this race. So once we got started I proposed to Garek that we trade leads. We did that every half mile to the turn. Splits going out 5:08, 5:11, 5:09 and 16:08 at the 5k hairpin turn.

From here Garek and I ran mostly side by side. We traded half step leads thru 9k, but then he had that gear that I just couldn't reach down and find. Splits back 4:59, 4:59, 4:46 and 15:26 5k split. We both broke my previous course record of 31:41. Garek won in 31:24 and I was second in 31:34. So 7-second course PR for me. Good day.

Brooks Ravenna 5 Miles: 6.55Asics DS Racer 10 Miles: 6.50
Weight: 153.20
From SpencerSimpson on Sat, Feb 13, 2016 at 20:28:19 from

nice race Riley. I see a lot of fun for you soon my friend. MIH

From Rob Murphy on Sun, Feb 14, 2016 at 21:37:47 from

It's looking good for you this year Riley. Congratulations.

From Ben VanBeekum on Mon, Feb 15, 2016 at 09:23:25 from

Fantastic race man. Finishing a race out with those splits is ludicrous! Glad I get to see the hard work daily that you are putting in. Excited to be at the next race with ya!

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