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Idaho State Invitational

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Location:

Ogden,Ut,

Member Since:

Jan 15, 2015

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

World Class

Running Accomplishments:

Received a scholarship to run in college 

3rd place at State XC senior year 

Footlocker Nationals Qualifier 

PR's

800- 1:57.85 (Region IV)

1600- 4:21.03 (State) 

3200- 9:07.59 (Arcadia Invite) 

5k- 15:20 (Nike Southwest)

 

Short-Term Running Goals:

Travel during XC season

Qualify for XC Nationals

Break the Weber State Freshman record in the 5k (14:36) and 10k (30:06)

Long-Term Running Goals:

Leave a legacy/ Help Weber become a school that is competitive on the national stage.

Break 4 minutes in the mile

Weber Top 10 in 1500 - 10k  

NCAA All-American in the 10K and Cross Country

 

Personal:

I grew up in Lehi, Utah where I ran for Lehi High School and made many incredible memories. In the summer of 2018 I returned home from a LDS mission in Paris, France and am now a student athlete at Weber State University #weareweber  

Follow me on instagram @connor_baller

 

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 16.49 Month: 104.53 Year: 939.39
Barefoot Lifetime Miles: 100.40
Pegasus 34 Gray Lifetime Miles: 104.08
Pegasus 35 White Lifetime Miles: 341.98
NB 880v9 Lifetime Miles: 200.60
GT-2k 7 Lifetime Miles: 161.52
Adios 4 Lifetime Miles: 70.82
Race: Idaho State Invitational (3.54 Miles) 00:19:58, Place overall: 15
Total Distance
12.65

ISU Invite. We had talked about how the course has rolling hills but we majorly underestimated them. There were two hills that were freaking steep. Like one step below the mutha cussa type steep. Glad I went out conservative, but I still didn't even move up that much. I know don't have lots of training under my belt and have to be realistic but I feel like I'm in shape to be racing faster and runnng faster in workouts and something, I think a lack of mental toughness is holding me back. I'm sick of running like a scrub and need to figure it out. 

Long cooldown on the Roosevelt trail. We climbed a pretty tough, long mountain, and had we wanted to keep going up another giant one, we could have went up Chinese Peak. Maybe someday. We took the single track down and it had so many gradual switch-backs going down the mountain. I was very impressed. I wish Enve was like that.   

Shout out to Joe for recommending Jeri's Jumbo's Cafe, we ate there after the race and it was 10/10! 

NB 880v9 Miles: 8.86Adios 4 Miles: 3.79
Comments
From Eugene on Sat, Sep 28, 2019 at 19:51:55 from 104.189.16.160

probably bc you havent been inspired from reading my awesome posts lately. The fitness will come around and the April boys will be running crazy fast on the track in 2020, as was foretold in the stars. See you at Payton Jordan bro

From Ethan Cannon on Sat, Sep 28, 2019 at 22:31:15 from 50.200.167.170

That's a tough course man, be patient and keep rolling

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