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Member Since:

Jan 06, 2017



Goal Type:

Highschool Champ

Short-Term Running Goals:

Break the Pine View High School record in the 800 m. 

Long-Term Running Goals:

Use running to improve my testimony and quality of life


Not married, and no children that I’m aware of

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Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 243.04
NB Zantes Pink (retired) Lifetime Miles: 592.74
NB Zante Oldies (retired) Lifetime Miles: 17.39
Asics Gel-Flux 3 Grey Lifetime Miles: 362.94
NB Trail Testers (retired) Lifetime Miles: 13.73
NB Mid Dist Spikes '17 Lifetime Miles: 1784.87
NB XC Spikes Lifetime Miles: 41.91
NB Zante V3 Grey Lifetime Miles: 660.90
NB Testers 680v5 (retired) Lifetime Miles: 87.12
NB 1080 Testers Lifetime Miles: 94.08
Nike Flyknit Lifetime Miles: 238.62
NB XC Spikes '17 Lifetime Miles: 18.89
NB Zante V2 Black/Green Lifetime Miles: 168.24
Total Distance
Nike Flyknit Miles: 56.92NB Zantes Pink (retired) Miles: 12.97NB Zante V3 Grey Miles: 52.63NB XC Spikes '17 Miles: 1.99Asics Gel-Flux 3 Grey Miles: 33.98NB Mid Dist Spikes '17 Miles: 0.99
Night Sleep Time: 98.50Nap Time: 3.75Total Sleep Time: 102.25
Total Distance

AM over 24:46; 7:17 pace

PM over 1:01:44; 7:49 pace; 6x striders 

Felt really good in the morning. Also felt good in the afternoon, but we did go pretty slow. It’s alright though; I think it was needed. We did the classic kick-it route. It was nice to see the girls at Forest Park, but Jacey got herself a nice, deep cut on some barbed wire. It was actually pretty dope. 

Funny Thing I Heard Today- “You know what they say about guys with big water bottles? Big hydration.” Also “I think that’s muscle.” 


Nike Flyknit Miles: 11.29
Night Sleep Time: 6.88Nap Time: 0.17Total Sleep Time: 7.05
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Race: PV Autumn Classic (1.988 Miles) 00:10:24
Total Distance

AM over 15:00; 7:22

PM PV Autumn Classic 

I was super tired at school today. But I was excited for the race today. It was my first 3200, and it was pretty alright. I could’ve ran a pretty good mile. I started to feel it into the 5th lap, so that’s where I’ll have to learn to push. Got me excited for track. 

Weights- Squat 3x5 of 235; Bench 3x5 of 115; Thrust 3x5 of 115

Funny Thing I Heard Today- “Matthew bean-dipped me during our race.” 


NB Zantes Pink (retired) Miles: 3.28NB Zante V3 Grey Miles: 2.04NB XC Spikes '17 Miles: 1.99
Night Sleep Time: 7.03Nap Time: 0.50Total Sleep Time: 7.53
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Total Distance

AM over 24:47; 7:00 pace

PM over 1:15:00; 7:05 pace

One of the quicker 25 minute runs with some yoga after. The afternoon run was pretty dang tough actually. We took it down into the fields and it’s always fast running down there. Had a really good pace throughout and actually went a little further than we should’ve. I got a side ache alon the way back after a bathroom stop. It’s all good though. 

Funny Thing I Heard Today- when Evan and Jose put the sticky notes on Carson’s truck and spelled “ur gay” 


Asics Gel-Flux 3 Grey Miles: 3.54NB Zante V3 Grey Miles: 10.60
Night Sleep Time: 5.75Nap Time: 1.50Total Sleep Time: 7.25
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Total Distance

AM over 1:01:37; 7:05ish pace

Nearly overslept, but woke up miraculously. The workout was just a bit tougher than I thought it would be. But it still wasn’t too bad. There was one moment that my legs felt like the Dixie 800, but it didn’t last, so that was good. My hands were pretty cold. 

Funny Thing I Heard Today- “What happened to my storm trooper?” 


Nike Flyknit Miles: 8.76
Night Sleep Time: 7.15Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.15
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Total Distance

AM over 1:18:15; 6:54 pace 

PM over 24:20; 7:17 pace

Excellent, excellent morning run. It was probably my best long run ever. We took it hard on the way back. There were a few times when I thought stopping would be nice and a good idea, but I knew I’d feel better with myself if I persisted, so that’s what I did. Afternoon was a good grass run where we focused on better form. We learned a lot of good things. 

Funny Thing I Heard Today- “You’re probably thinking, ‘I could live without this information.’” 


NB Zante V3 Grey Miles: 14.68
Night Sleep Time: 6.52Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.52
Total Distance

AM over 14:46; 7:16 pace

PM over 54:43; 7:08 pace

Very productive session on weights this morning after I started out not being able to find clamps. The afternoon run was a Green Springs loop in which I was very satisfied with how I felt. That’s really all in the running department. 

Weights- Squat 3x5 of 245; Thrust 3x5 of 115; Deadlift 3x5 of 185

Funny Thing I Heard Today- “It could’ve been worse. I could’ve actually gotten asked.” 



NB Zantes Pink (retired) Miles: 9.69
Night Sleep Time: 6.83Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.83
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Total Distance

AM over 24:25; 7:10 pace

PM over 59:27; 6:45ish pace; 5x3:20 at 5k w/ 3 min recovery 

Super cold this morning, but still a good run. Workout in the afternoon and this was an excellent workout for me. I kept the pace very well and even pushed it at times, my form was pretty good, I think, for the most part, and I kept going when I was exhausted. Felt great to have a solid workout from beginning to end. 

Funny Thing I Heard Today- “I had a really bad day. I injured people and I drank soap.” 



Nike Flyknit Miles: 12.14
Night Sleep Time: 8.53Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.53
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Total Distance

AM over 14:31; 6:53 pace

PM over 54:39; 7:19 pace 

Ran before a killer weights session. Squats felt especially good. Afternoon was alright since we did one of my favorite routes. Good day to run. 

We’ve got the XC banquet tonight and I’m just realizing that I’m a senior. I’m not gonna cry or anything like that, but I’ll just say I made the right decision to become a runner. It’s been amazing so far thanks to my best friends and great coaches. I’ve loved every minute and I’m only going to get better as a runner and as a person. 

Weights- Squat 3x5 of 245; Bench 3x5 of 120; Thrust 3x5 of 115; Deadlift 3x5 of 185


Asics Gel-Flux 3 Grey Miles: 9.58
Night Sleep Time: 7.60Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.60
Total Distance

AM over 24:36; 7:03 pace

PM over 1:03:24; 7:09 pace/ over 7:07; 7:01 pace

Solid morning featuring a run, plyos and yoga. However, the afternoon was a tough one for me. Had some bowel troubles for the second day in a row. It’s all good though. Did Logan’s fun run in the dark. It was ight. 


NB Zante V3 Grey Miles: 13.38
Night Sleep Time: 6.68Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.68
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Total Distance

AM over 33:30; slow pace

Went and helped with Alex’s current issues project. We did some good work on mustang pass. It was pretty tough, but not as hard as running with a shovel. Jose said running with the tools probably made up for the rest of our time, so I believed him. 


Asics Gel-Flux 3 Grey Miles: 3.74
Night Sleep Time: 8.40Nap Time: 0.33Total Sleep Time: 8.73
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Total Distance

AM over 59:38; 7:02 pace

PM over 20:00; 7:07 pace 

Good day of running. Excellent morning run, but on the colder side. We did the parkway loop. Afternoon was some good barefoot grass as usual. I just feel really fresh and ready to kill it at Nike. I’m also ready to shave my mustache. 

While I’m on the subject of doing good, I’ll make a declaration: I am a runner. I will also be a great runner. Everything that I do athletically will be based around that, no matter what others want me to do or what I’ve done in the past. I am a runner. 



Nike Flyknit Miles: 11.29
Night Sleep Time: 6.83Nap Time: 0.75Total Sleep Time: 7.58
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Total Distance

AM over 14:57; 7:05 pace

PM over 51:50; 7:00ish pace; fartleks

No weights this morning, just a run. Afternoon wasn’t amazing, but also wasn’t awful. The workout was much harder than I imagined it would be. I held it really well on the first 4 reps and even did pretty well on the 5th. But I had to really grind just to finish the last, 4 minute rep. We did this same workout, just a little shorter, right before state this last track season, and it was just as tough then. Coach Robs told us to express something to another teammate what they bring to the team. I told Logan he was the foundation of the team. I would also have to tell Carson that he’s the one we look to for strength, and Alex steps up when we need him most. 

“Hard isn’t bad. It’s just hard.” 


Asics Gel-Flux 3 Grey Miles: 9.67
Night Sleep Time: 6.18Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.18
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Total Distance

AM over 14:57; 7:04 pace

PM over 42:59; 7:46 pace; 4x striders 

Ran on my lonesome this morning for trilogy. Afternoon was a super chill, hilarious shoe run. Alex went to place our gift on the Ellsworth’s porch and Brother Ellsworth, my seminary teacher, must’ve heard us coming because he flew through the door right as Alex was placing the gift. He got the crap scared out of him. I’m pumped to head out tomorrow. It’s gonna be a dope trip with some excellent racing. 


Nike Flyknit Miles: 7.64
Night Sleep Time: 6.67Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.67
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Total Distance

AM over 15:00; 7:05 pace

PM over 28:00; 7:36 pace

Two good runs today. We left for Nike at lunch and it was a pretty good drive. I had a grand slamwich at Denny’s and fulfilled a dream I’ve always had. It was a really good day with a really good end. I’m glad I’ve gotten so consistent in blogging. 


Nike Flyknit Miles: 5.80
Night Sleep Time: 7.43Nap Time: 0.50Total Sleep Time: 7.93
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Total Distance

AM over 24:13; 6:52 pace

PM over 58:35; 6:58 pace

First time in a long time both runs were under 7 minute pace. It was finally chilly for the afternoon run. It was actually a pretty tough run with some hill repeats. We did them on the gravel hill on the south side of Telegraph, down by Family Dollar. I think I’m going to start my break after the dream mile tomorrow, because I’m not going to footlocker. 

NB Zante V3 Grey Miles: 11.93
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00
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Race: PVXC Dream Mile (0.994 Miles) 00:04:49, Place overall: 4
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AM over 25:00; 7:03 pace

PM over 33:46; whatever pace; Dream Mile

Nice cold morning run today, and the last of my senior XC season. Today was a great way to end my year, and a pretty dang good transition into track. Ended up with a 4:49, 4 or so seconds behind my good bud Carson. I’m gonna break this record. 

Tonight, I became the newest Eagle Scout of America. Very glad I made this push, and it was worth it. 

Asics Gel-Flux 3 Grey Miles: 7.45NB Mid Dist Spikes '17 Miles: 0.99
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00
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Total Distance
Nike Flyknit Miles: 56.92NB Zantes Pink (retired) Miles: 12.97NB Zante V3 Grey Miles: 52.63NB XC Spikes '17 Miles: 1.99Asics Gel-Flux 3 Grey Miles: 33.98NB Mid Dist Spikes '17 Miles: 0.99
Night Sleep Time: 98.50Nap Time: 3.75Total Sleep Time: 102.25
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