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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
11.403.703.800.6019.50

WORKOUT: 20 MINUTES MP, 5 REST, 23 MINUTES (20 @ HALF PACE, 2 @ 10K, 1 @ 5K WORKING DOWN TO 3K PACE)

Bryant and I met at Farmington Station, which was a good call since it was ten degrees warmer there (15F) than it was at my place (5F). We warmed up 7 miles and then did the 20 minutes at marathon pace in 5:24/mile. That was harder than it should have been, I believe there was a light breeze that slowed it a bit. 5 minutes rest and then 23 minutes, the first 20 at 5:16/mile, 2 minutes at 5:05/mile and the last minute at 4:42/mile, so the 23 minutes overall was 5:13/mile avg. Pretty hard workout actually, but I felt strong enough to finish it off well. We cooled down 2+ mile to get to 2 hours and 19.5 miles.

I wore my new Brooks pureCadence 5s and I got a blister, so I switched to my old pair for the cool down. I guess I should've broken them in on a much shorter run.

 

Brooks Pure Cadence 4 Miles: 2.75Brooks PureCadence 5 Miles: 16.75
Weight: 154.20
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