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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 (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.

 

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 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: 1810.85
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
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.000.000.000.009.00

9 miles easy.  I met up with Ken, Bryant, and Bret to do 9 miles easy in Ogden.  A nice, warm 15 degrees with a strong canyon wind at the start...when do I get to Phoenix?  The bad news is I woke up with a sore throat yesterday morning and again this morning.  Bad timing for a cold to hit, hopefully I can kick it before Saturday.  I'm pounding the Zinc lozenges and vitamin C.

Asics GT-2000 Miles: 9.00
Weight: 152.40
Comments
From runningafterbabies on Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 09:03:05 from 71.195.219.247

You have plenty of time to kick the cold. Better to come on yesterday than Thursday! You are ready to rock.

From Fritz on Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 09:19:30 from 65.116.116.6

You will kick the cold. Not to state the obvious but lots of water and sleep should help as well. Can't wait to see how you do on Saturday.

From RileyCook on Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 12:17:42 from 132.3.57.82

Melody, great point. Thursday would be a lot worse. I think you are ready for a fast time too down there!

Fritz, I can't wait either. I hope I can finally get a "breakthrough" marathon.

From SpencerSimpson on Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 13:56:03 from 69.20.170.106

Dude, we must be on the same time clock. That is exactly when I caught this crud. I hope we loose it by Thursday at least. Too much invested to feel low energy levels. Are you flying or driving Riley?

From RileyCook on Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 14:09:54 from 132.3.57.80

Spencer, I'm driving. We're driving halfway tomorrow and the rest on Wednesday morning. I was going to just go myself and fly down, but I figured the family really needed a break from being stuck indoors all winter.

How about you? When are you heading down?

From SpencerSimpson on Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 15:21:24 from 69.20.170.106

thats cool...great place and weather to take a vacay... I fly down Friday morning. I get in around 1 to Sky Harbor. I will text you in the afternoon when I head over to the expo. Lets EAATTTT!!! lol

From AngieB on Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 12:44:30 from 174.255.148.183

Ya I agree w melody you will be good to go. Load up on Zinc, emergen C, and airborne. Have a fun trip w the fam. Nice sunny weather:)

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