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Location:

Vernal,Ut,United States

Member Since:

Aug 29, 2015

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Local Elite

Running Accomplishments:

Freshmen Year-  When I started on Uintah I really didn't know how I would do. Ran a 5k or two and then just started running with the team. The older kids really liked me and called me the good freshmen. I then made varsity, which kinda ticked Nathan off but I was happy with it. Time trials I ran like 18 flat. Along with Mason,Connor, and other people. The first few races went really good then I went to the doctor and he told me to get fat because he thought I was too skinny so the second part of my season was pretty crappy. I didn't get to go to state and was ticked because Nathan beat me at region.

 

Sophomore Year- This was the year that I got that dark Cherokee blood running through me and then I decided to just haul butt the whole season because I was ticked at what happened to me freshman year. The first few meets of cross country and the whole season was great. I was able to go to state and got a low seventeen for 3 miles. And track went better too. Because normally I love cross country more than track. It was a pretty good year for this Cherokee kid. 

PR's

1600m: 5:08

3200m: 11:05

3 mile: 16:56

5k: 17:41

Half Marathon: 1:20:42

Marathon: 3:09:44

Plank PR: 20:04

 

 

 

Short-Term Running Goals:

Short term goals

Break 16:30 for 5k

Break 10:30 for 2 miles

1600m- 4:30

Run in FootLocker Nationals (Not realistic)

Take top ten at state (4A)

Long-Term Running Goals:

Long term goals

5k- 15:00

2 mile- under 10

Run marathons and ultra marathons

Run with the Cherokee's (Indian Run Style)

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 32.00 Month: 180.56 Year: 948.38
Race: Salt Lake City Half Marathon (13.109 Miles) 01:23:24, Place overall: 14, Place in age division: 1
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
1.000.0013.110.0014.11

AM- Woke up at 4:50, hydrated, got some quick breakfast, and got on the UTA tracks to head up to the U for the start. Did a mile warmup before and some strides and drills. Legs were feeling tight before the start, which was something I was a little worried about. Miles 1-3: 6:18, 6:35, 6:00. Feeling good in this first part of the race. Miles 4-7: 6:08, 6:03, 6:31, 6:17. At this point in the race, I realized that time was out the window, but I continued to work up the hills in this portion of the race. Miles 8-10: 6:38, 6:23, 6:29. Legs were feeling heavier and heavier during this portion. Miles 11-13: 6:08, 6:14, 6:06. Overall I am pretty happy with how I finished strong in the last 5k or so, but I definitely could have performed better, if I had prepared for this race better. In the last 3 to 4 months, I should have done more tempos, long PROGRESSION runs, and just the little things, like stretching, drills, etc. I know that my probable during the race wasn't breathing and lungs, because my average heart rate was 133 bpm for the entire race, but I could tell that my major probable was muscuslar endurance in my legs and core. I just needed to work the legs a bit more. Still a very fun race, and a good workout to get motivated for future races this year and for a good summer buildup. I don't think that I will be running much next week, but will start my late spring, early summer build up in a couple of weeks.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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