Kilometer Killer Running Blog at FastRunningBlog.Com Sat, 29 Apr 2017 09:23:42 FeedCreator 1.7.2 Wed, Apr 26, 2017 <p>AM over 59:15; 7:30ish pace; track workout info below</p> <p>PM over 24:28; 7:19 pace</p> <p>Coach put this week&#39;s workout in the morning, so we met up an did 15 min warm with the last 5 min at easy tempo. We then moved into the workout of 2x 200m, 400m, 800m, 400m, 200m. 200&#39;s were at 800m pace, 400&#39;s were at 1600m pace, and 800&#39;s were at 3200m pace with 2 min recovery between the 200/400 and 400/800, 4 min recovery between 800/400, and 5 min recovery between sets. This workout was actually harder than I anticipated it to be. While, my 200&#39;s and 400&#39;s were quite good, both of the 800&#39;s were sluggish and slow especially on the second lap. I was glad to get through it. I suppose this was just one of those workouts that you gotta get through; I bet everyone has those days. Overall, pretty up and down day for running.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 26 Apr 2017 06:00:00 Tue, Apr 25, 2017 <p>AM over 13:24; 7:04 pace- pre weights DI loop</p> <p>PM over 48:50; 7:10 pace; 6x quick striders</p> <p>Pretty good day for running, but a little windy. Not much to say today.</p> Tue, 25 Apr 2017 06:00:00 Mon, Apr 24, 2017 <p>AM over 1:18:36; 7:06 pace; 5 min Easy Tempo, then 10 min CV+10 sec</p> <p>PM over 24:36; 7:28 pace</p> <p>Pretty good long run this morning. I was confused about what the workout was, but I pushed through anyway. Took kind of the same route as the long fun a few weeks ago, but instead turning right onto&nbsp;Washington Fields Rd, rather than left. Learned that this was our penultimate long run of the season. Gonna miss the seniors.</p> Mon, 24 Apr 2017 06:00:00 Sun, Apr 23, 2017 Sun, 23 Apr 2017 06:00:00 Sat, Apr 22, 2017 <p>Dixie Invitational 800m</p> <p>I definitely will not forget this race. In abridgement, I ran an unbelieveable initial 750m and a very very very bad last 50m. Ended up with a 2:02.32 and the worst physical feeling of my life. I truly gave it everything I had physically and I&#39;m going to learn from this race. I will state qualify in the 800m!</p> Sat, 22 Apr 2017 06:00:00 Fri, Apr 21, 2017 <p>AM over 24:44; 7:18 pace- usual morning route</p> <p>PM Dixie Invitational 400m</p> <p>This was my best 400m in a while, both time and feeling. Came out with a 54.32.&nbsp;Felt good on my last 100m, unlike the last two. Gets me pretty dang excited for the 800m tomorrow.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 21 Apr 2017 06:00:00 Thu, Apr 20, 2017 <p>AM over 13:46; 7:12 pace- post weights DI loop</p> <p>PM over 43:12; 7:47 pace</p> <p>We were supposed to have the first annual 420 invitational at practice this afternoon, but coach made us put out flyers for the Southern Utah Half. Bumma</p> Thu, 20 Apr 2017 06:00:00 Wed, Apr 19, 2017 <p>AM over 24:56; 7:13 pace;&nbsp;usual morning route</p> <p>PM over 65:00; 7:15ish pace; track workout</p> <p>Came to morning practice with the team a little confused because Caroline told some of us that practice was at 6 and that we were doing the workout in the morning. But that was just for the girls. Earlier today, I had mixed emotions about the workout; I was excited to do a tough workout, but I thought I was gonna have to do it on my own because of another commitment. However, I managed to get out of it, and boy am I glad I did. I needed my bros for this one. We started with 3x 1000m at CV(3:35) w/5 min recovery. We hit those maybe a little harder than we should have, coming out 5-10 seconds quick on each of them. Next, we had the important part of the workout with 4x 400m at 1600m pace(1:13) w/2 min recovery. I beat the crap out of those; first repeat was right on and I got faster each time, working down to a 1:10 on the last two. Then to finish it off, 4x 200m at 800m pace(:30) w/2 min recovery. I gained a lot of confidence from these. After coming out 2 seconds slow on the first one, I realized how much I needed to get after the 200&#39;s. Crushed the next three&nbsp;with :29, :28, and :28. This was a KILLER workout, but it gave me a lot of confidence that I&#39;ll do something incredible this weekend.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Wed, 19 Apr 2017 06:00:00 Tue, Apr 18, 2017 <p>AM over 14:06; 7:21 pace- post weights DI loop</p> <p>PM over 44:29; 7:17 pace; 6x quick striders</p> <p>Took a run to coaches house and helped him move some rocks. He told us they were big and heavy, but we didn&#39;t know they were <em>that&nbsp;</em>big and heavy. It took some hard work to get them just right, but nevertheless, we got it done. He seemed glad to get it done.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 18 Apr 2017 06:00:00 Mon, Apr 17, 2017 <p>AM over 1:15:56; 7:14 pace; 1, 2, 1, 2, 1 min, fartleks with 3 min. recovery</p> <p>Super dope run this morning with some of the bros. We decided to do the marathon course, so we started right below Snow Canyon State Park. We were flying down the course, so we had to extend just a bit at the end. The fartleks were easy and the weather was great. Overall, pretty cheese as far as long runs go.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 17 Apr 2017 06:00:00 Sun, Apr 16, 2017 Sun, 16 Apr 2017 06:00:00 Sat, Apr 15, 2017 <p>PM over 1:10:00; 7:01 pace</p> <p>Didn&#39;t wake up early to do the run, so I had to do it in the afternoon. It ended up working pretty well because Xander was opening his mission call at 6:45, so I just ran to his house and ran home. He&#39;s assigned to Peru, Iquitos. It was really cool to see him get his call just because we had a good conversation about it just yesterday. Overall, good day for running.</p> Sat, 15 Apr 2017 06:00:00 Fri, Apr 14, 2017 <p>D-Hills Multi &amp; Distance Carni 4x800m</p> <p>Personally, SUPER DOPE race! Took my split at 2:02.48 and that&#39;s truly what it felt like. As a team, it was decent. 3 seconds off the school record, and we thought we had it for a minute. It&#39;s alright. We&#39;ll get it next tear. Took a the same, dope cool-down run as last Friday with Xander and we had a quality conversations about our running futures and missions.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 14 Apr 2017 06:00:00 Thu, Apr 13, 2017 <p>AM over 14:27; 7:31- post weights DI loop</p> <p>PM D-Hills Mulit &amp; Dist. Carni 800m</p> <p>Well I didn&#39;t have the highest expectation of today&#39;s 800 because it was realy windy, but I did expect to win. Nevertheless, I grinded and fought and did win. But what I didn&#39;t expect to happen did happen. I PR&#39;ed with a 2:03.73. Super dope outcome for not the greatest conditions.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 13 Apr 2017 06:00:00 Wed, Apr 12, 2017 <p>AM over 50:00; 7:28 pace</p> <p>PM over 24:09; 7:19 pace</p> <p>Longer run in the morning because of the youngster meet after school. Took it up over Foremaster and up the river trail. Talked a lot about this new show called 13 Reasons Why. It&#39;s about this girl who commits suicide and the 13 people that made her want to kill herself. That got us talking about suicide in general and it was pretty interesting what we all had to say.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 12 Apr 2017 06:00:00 Tue, Apr 11, 2017 <p>AM over 13:42; 7:09 pace- pre weights DI loop</p> <p>PM over 47:41: 7:45ish pace</p> <p>Really fun adventure run this afternoon. Ran around up by Middleton and got the crap scared out of us by this truck that had a wicked horn.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 11 Apr 2017 06:00:00 Mon, Apr 10, 2017 <p>AM over 1:19:16; 7:07 pace; 5 min easy tempo, 10 min CV +10 sec, 5x 30 sec hills</p> <p>PM over 24:21; 7:00 pace</p> <p>Really good run this morning! Felt WAY better than last week&#39;s long run and was able to push myself a little better too. Found out today I&#39;m #15 one the guys list for Orem, and I&#39;m not totally sure how many guys we&#39;re taking. I really think I can move up though.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 10 Apr 2017 06:00:00 Sun, Apr 09, 2017 Sun, 09 Apr 2017 06:00:00 Sat, Apr 08, 2017 <p>Desert Hills Invitational&nbsp;</p> <p>Ran the 800m today and it was pretty dang good! PR&#39;ed with a 2:04.43 and scored a point. I felt like CRAP afterward though. It was prolly because I didn&#39;t eat breakfast. Live and learn I guess.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 08 Apr 2017 06:00:00 Fri, Apr 07, 2017 <p>AM over 25:00; 7:24 pace- usual morning loop</p> <p>PM over 45:00; 8:00 pace</p> <p>Super dope trail run on the hills by D-Hells. Congrats to Julien for the State Qual in the 1600m.</p> Fri, 07 Apr 2017 06:00:00 Thu, Apr 06, 2017 <p>AM over 14:14; 7:24 pace- post weights DI loop</p> <p>PM over 48:28; 7:28 pace; 6x quick striders</p> <p>Pre-race run up through Green Springs. No race tomorrow, but 800 on Saturday.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 06 Apr 2017 06:00:00 Wed, Apr 05, 2017 <p>AM over 24:58; 7:25 pace- usual morning route</p> <p>PM over 51:17; 7:42 pace</p> <p>Two cheese runs today. Took our team pic today and I&#39;m pretty sure it looked crappy because of the people who weren&#39;t wearing their jersey. Oh well. I can&#39;t control other peoples actions.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 05 Apr 2017 06:00:00 Tue, Apr 04, 2017 <p>AM over 14:10; 7:23 pace- post weights DI loop</p> <p>PM Panther Relays DMR 800m, 4x800m, 4x400m</p> <p>Today was my first Panther Relays! I had no idea that other schools came; I figured it was just our own team. Started the meet off with a solid Distance Medley in which I ran the 800m. I&#39;m pretty sure my split was around 2:10 and we definitely went sub 12 minutes. That was pretty good considering we were going just a bit quicker than workout pace. I then had the real race with the 4x800. This was the race that really mattered to PV since Coach made our teams, and the losing team has to buy the winning team donuts. Although my team was not the winning team, I was relieved that were not the losing team. I&#39;m guessing I had another 2:10 split on that. In the final race, the 4x400, I had a really nice 56 second split. That was really big for me since that was a whole second faster than my Hurricane 400 and I wasn&#39;t quite going all out. Overall, really nice Panther Relay.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 04 Apr 2017 06:00:00 Mon, Apr 03, 2017 <p>AM over 1:33:21; 7:03 pace; 2x 15 min. progressive tempo w/10 min recovery between</p> <p>PM over 25:04; 7:31 pace</p> <p>I paid for it. This morning run was quite easily the longest, most difficult run I&#39;ve ever endured; endured is an accurate word for it. Nevertheless, I got through it, even though I was tempted to drop out since we ran right by my house. For afternoon practice, we ran indoors due to the lightning and pouring rain. Running indoors is also always something I have to endure.</p> <p>Coach Roberts and Coach Holt both&nbsp;said some really important things in the meeting today. From Roberts, I learned to see obstacles as a way to get on higher ground and to look at goals in steps rather than as a whole. From Holt, I was reminded that anyone can make an impact on our team and that I can do amazing things.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 03 Apr 2017 06:00:00 Sun, Apr 02, 2017 Sun, 02 Apr 2017 06:00:00 Sat, Apr 01, 2017 <p>Didn&#39;t get my run in today. I&#39;ll probably pay for it on Monday.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 01 Apr 2017 06:00:00 Fri, Mar 31, 2017 <p>AM over 25:08; 7:18 pace; yoga after</p> <p>PM Hurricane Invitational</p> <p>Since I&#39;m going to conference tomorrow, the 400m would be my only event this meet. It wasn&#39;t a very good 400m either. I guess you could give some of the time to the wind, but it honestly was not a well run 400m on my part. It honestly hasn&#39;t felt the same since Snow Canyon. I don&#39;t know what I&#39;ll do with the 400m.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 31 Mar 2017 06:00:00 Thu, Mar 30, 2017 <p>AM over 13:20; 7:05 pace- pre weights DI loop</p> <p>PM over 49:24; 7:54 pace; 6x quick striders</p> <p>Chill day for running. Took the Nisson loop- down Telegraph, up Main Street and back around to the High School.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Thu, 30 Mar 2017 06:00:00 Wed, Mar 29, 2017 <p>AM over 40:52; 7:04 pace</p> <p>PM over 24:41; 7:43 pace&nbsp;</p> <p>Well there was a youngster&nbsp;meet today, so Coach switched the runs for today; I, however was unaware of this. I went to the school at 6:15 to find that everyone&#39;s car was there, but they were not. Tanner was in the same boat as me, so we just did 40 minutes. I guess I&#39;ll know for the next youngster meet.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 29 Mar 2017 06:00:00 Tue, Mar 28, 2017 <p>AM over 13:17; 6:57 pace- pre weights DI loop</p> <p>Today was a bucket list day for me. Last week, Coach told me he wanted me to run the 1600m at the JV meet in Cedar, and I said alright. I wasn&#39;t too excited just because I didn&#39;t feel that the 1600 is my race. Nevertheless, I was going to race my hardest. Well the meet in Cedar got cancelled because the track was covered in snow and Cedar was just not in running conditions. The meet got moved to D-Hills at the last minute, and my race was still on. All throughout the race,&nbsp;I felt really good. I led most of the race and pushed the third lap pretty hard like Coach had instructed us right before. Mikey and Evan, who had really great races, passed me on the fourth lap and I ended up third with a 4:52; this was the first time I had broke 5. What&#39;s significant about that is that about a year ago, when I wasn&#39;t even someone who ran, I told myself that I wanted to break 5 in a mile sometime in my life, and today I did it. Just something cool. Overall, great day for running.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 06:00:00 Mon, Mar 27, 2017 <p>AM over 1:26:14; 7:11 pace; 2, 1, 3, 2, 1, 2 min pickups</p> <p>PM over 22:15; 7:15 pace</p> <p>Really solid long run this morning. I felt great the whole time and led the pickups. It was good for to have such a good run coming off a not very good meet. In the afternoon we just did a usual 25 min route, but we got a little rain at the beginning of practice so it was a little wet. Overall, great day for running.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 06:00:00 Sun, Mar 26, 2017 Sun, 26 Mar 2017 06:00:00