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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
11.000.006.000.0017.00

TWO-MILE REPEATS

We had a big group out this morning for some lactate threshold work. After the warm up we kind of split into two groups. My plan was three reps of two miles at 10:06 (5:03 pace). This was an extension of the 1.5 mile reps I did last month. Same pace, overall distance, and rest, but each rep extended a half mile longer. I got out too quickly on both the first and second reps and paid the price for it on the third rep. But overall it was a great, successful workout.

Splits: 9:57.18 (4:57 5:00), 9:57.74 (4:56 5:01), 10:09.03 (5:02 5:06) I tried to keep that last mile on pace but I just couldn't. I was spent.

PM: 4.5 miles easy, avg pace 7:43/mile for first 4. I met Dave and Denver at Denver's house and I pushed Evie and Nora in the double jogger, while Dave pushed Hannah is a single jogger (Denver helped some too). The steeper hills were tough!

Then Evie wanted to practice for her kid's K so we ran 0.5 miles with her at 10:14/mile pace. Which I think is pretty good for a 4-year girl.

Brooks Racer ST5 Miles: 12.50Brooks Adrenaline (NYC) 15 Miles: 4.50
Weight: 155.00
Comments
From mikenelson on Wed, Jun 03, 2015 at 09:47:36 from 54.173.179.188

Nice one!

It would have been nice to join you guys today, although judging by your splits, I would have been in group 2.

What's your next race?

From RileyCook on Thu, Jun 04, 2015 at 04:54:35 from 73.52.134.194

I'm running Utah Valley Half. I'm not sure which race will be next after that.

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