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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
6.000.004.000.0010.00

POND TEMPO

I met Ken, Ben, Jason, and Jared at the 21st Street Pond. We warmed up to the canyon and then I tempo-ed four miles back to the pond. It was my quickest tempo on that particular route.

Splits: 5:01 4:55 4:51 4:57

It was an eventful morning. When we showed up to the parking lot, there was a drugged out guy in his mid-30s acting crazy shining a flashlight at us and then we realized he was also waving a knife around. He pointed at Ken and then raised the knife to his own neck, while Ken was still safely in his car. Ken called 911. The guy wandered off up the Parkway without ever saying a word to us or responding to us. Five minutes later he was face down on the concrete, handcuffed and surrounded by 4-5 cops.

Then later on the warm-up we had to run through some sprinklers and Jason, trying to avoid getting wet tried to cut in front of me and go around the sprinklers, but ran into me, caught my trail leg and I hip-planted hard on the Parkway. My right hip hurts still; I think it's going to have a big bruise.

Brooks Pure Cadence 4 Miles: 10.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From josse on Wed, Jun 08, 2016 at 17:18:07 from 174.52.164.19

Looking like you are recovered from your marathon! What's next for you? Anymore marathons this year? Crazy morning indeed!! Ice that hip and put some liquid magnesium on it (or soak in Epsom salts).

From RileyCook on Wed, Jun 08, 2016 at 19:09:26 from 73.52.134.194

Josse, I am running UV Half this weekend. Then I'll do a few more half marathons over the summer and cap it off with either St George or Huntsville or both. How about you?

From josse on Wed, Jun 08, 2016 at 19:24:05 from 174.52.164.19

I'm running UVM then some halves finishing with SGM. UV may be a train wreck but i just want to see what I can do off my half ironman training.

From RileyCook on Wed, Jun 08, 2016 at 19:28:26 from 73.52.134.194

Awesome! Good luck Saturday.

From josse on Wed, Jun 08, 2016 at 19:32:38 from 174.52.164.19

Thanks you too!

From Jason D on Wed, Jun 08, 2016 at 19:50:02 from 68.80.27.222

Yikes. Glad everyone is okay. Nice tempo too!

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