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Location:

Pasco,WA,United States

Member Since:

Dec 26, 2014

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Local Elite

Running Accomplishments:

2017 member of Team Glukos and Ruhn co. ambassador. 

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Post-collegiate: Half Marathon- 1:08:58 for 3rd at Utah Valley (2014)

                                                     1:07:58 for 4th at Des News (2015)

                                                     1:07:53 for 2nd at Provo City (2016)

                           Marathon          2:28:32- 6th@St GeorgeMarathon('15)                                                               

BYU: mile 4:08 (2012), 3k 8:09 (2012) 5k 14:04 (2014) 10k 29:33 (2013) 

2013 Mt SAC Olympic Development 10k winner

Team WCC champions and podium team.

High school: Footlocker XC 3rd team All-American (13th) in 2006

Idaho state XC champion (2006) and track champion in 1600m and 3200m (2007)

Ex-course record holder in 5k at Eagle Island State Park (Bob Firman) with 15:16

Track PR's of 4:17 (1600m at Simplot Games and YMCA-Boise) and 9:09 (3200m en route to 9:13 2 mile at Arcadia)

 

Short-Term Running Goals:

2017 Goals 

PR in Marathon

First 50k trail race

Long-Term Running Goals:

Continual progression by way of PR's and new experiences. I want to always be involved in the community running scene and make contributions to keep the sport growing! I want to stay fit, fast and healthy. 

Personal:

I'm a physical therapist at Oasis Physical Therapy in Pasco, WA. My priorities are family, school/career, then running. 

  Living in Tri-cities Washington (Pasco) and loving our experience here. We have lots of family and friends in Idaho and Utah as well, so hopefully racing in all 3 states will be common. 

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 79.45 Year: 1487.62
Nike Zoom Streak LT Lifetime Miles: 116.35
Nike LunaRacer3 Neon Lifetime Miles: 32.60
Altra Superior 2.0 Blue/yellow Lifetime Miles: 277.91
Hoka One One Tracer Lifetime Miles: 249.43
Saucony Kinvara 7 Lifetime Miles: 244.89
Altra One 2.5 Lifetime Miles: 106.62
Altra Lone Peak 3 Lifetime Miles: 222.23
Altra Paradigm 2.0 Lifetime Miles: 300.35
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
20.000.000.000.0020.00
Altra Superior 2.0 Black/green (traded In, Glue Problems) Miles: 4.00Nike Pegasus 31 Miles: 18.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.000.000.000.0012.00

Written Saturday 8/22

am 10m @ 7:18 on farmer roads w/ Dallin in Pocatello. (8 dirt). 5 minutes core after

pm 2m@7:48 up farmer road above house before back hurt so bad I had to stop and walk back. 

I woke up with a sore back Monday morning and thought an easy 10 would loosen me up and it'd feel better throughout the day. It didn't get any worse during the run and I pretty much forgot about it and made the stupid choice of doing core work after. Then my back got worse and worse throughout the day. I still tried to do my pm 7 miles but the pain got worse and worse until I was forced to stop. So much for my first 100 mile week being this week. Tuesday through Friday was spent doing some self rehab (heat, ice, stretching, TENS unit, vibrator, ibu profen, etc.) as well as seeing a couple people who helped me out while at BYU for massage and a chiropractic adjustment. The stiffness and pain has improved every day since Monday with the exception of Tuesday morning being absolutely frightening. Last time my back seized up on me like this (at the end of last year), it also took about a week to clear up no matter what I did. Sometimes with acute back pain you just have to do the best you can for it and wait it out. There was no traumatic event, just the stress on my body of running 91 miles last week coupled with sleeping on the ground for 2 days, then an overly soft mattress for 2 days, and lots of time sitting in the car before and after runs w/ the travel to and from Island park. 

Altra Superior 2.0 Black/green (traded In, Glue Problems) Miles: 4.00Nike Pegasus 31 Miles: 10.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

8m@6:58! I didn't feel like my normal self... I was conciously trying to run with a loose back, leaving me to feel a bit unstable. Ran in the heat at 11am after giving myself the morning to loosen up with a hot bath and some ibu profen w/ breakfast. My symptoms are  typically the worst in the morning. I'm optimistic I'll resume normal training on Monday! Let's look at the bright side... maybe one (really) down week of training will help keep me healthy over the next 6 weeks in preparation for St George. 

Nike Pegasus 31 Miles: 8.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
20.000.000.000.0020.00
Altra Superior 2.0 Black/green (traded In, Glue Problems) Miles: 4.00Nike Pegasus 31 Miles: 18.00
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