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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
13.403.603.700.0020.70

2X20-MINUTE PICKUPS

I met Jared, Dave, and Bret at Kneaders in Ogden at 7:00. There was a couple inches of snow on the roads, so my motivation to get the pickups in was quite low. We were barely running 8:00/mile pace on the warmup, so I was not thrilled with trying to get down into the 5:00s. But after six miles of slogging through the snow with the guys, I started my first 20 minutes. I hit that at 5:31/mile pace, which I thought was pretty good considering the snow. The effort was certainly strong. 5 minutes of rest and then the second pickup. I ran that one at 5:23/mile pace. The effort was definitely good on that one. I skipped the fast pickups at the end due to the slick conditions.

Overall, it was a good run and it was my highest mileage in a week since September.

PM: Ben and I tackled Malans Peak in the freshly fallen snow, it was really slow going on the second half of the climb. But the night views of the mountain snow and the city lights was worth it, avg pace 15:15/mile.

Altra Provision 2 Miles: 16.20Salomon Pro Wings 2 Miles: 4.50
Weight: 153.20
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