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Location:

Saratoga Springs,Ut,USA

Member Since:

Jan 15, 2015

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Local Elite

Running Accomplishments:

Received a scholarship to run in college 

3rd place at State 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:

Become a little better every day in my comeback from my mission. 

Run hard at USU and depending on who comes, run near the top 10. 

Attain the Strava course record on Luge (Bobsled) 

 

 

Long-Term Running Goals:

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

Break 4 minutes in the mile

NCAA All-American in the 10K and Cross Country     

Olympic Trials Marathon 

Become a Semi-Pro runner with a contract/deal 

 

 

 

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 #gocats  

Follow me on instagram @connor_baller

 

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Miles:This week: 18.58 Month: 136.70 Year: 1405.83
Barefoot Lifetime Miles: 88.45
Clifton 2 Green Lifetime Miles: 854.90
Saucony Shay XC4 Lifetime Miles: 52.75
NB Zante Gray Lifetime Miles: 328.43
Pegasus 32 Blue Lifetime Miles: 501.41
Ultra Boost Blue Lifetime Miles: 119.43
Solar Glide Blue Lifetime Miles: 162.99
Adios Black Lifetime Miles: 56.86
Avanti Black Lifetime Miles: 0.00
Total Distance
49.23
NB Zante Gray Miles: 13.93Pegasus 32 Blue Miles: 26.50Clifton 2 Green Miles: 8.80
Total Distance
7.14

45 minutes with 6x100 strides. 

Met my main man Steadyparker at North Lake and we ran up into Lehi, returning on 3rd west. It was a nice chill run, not too hot. I ran in my Zantes for the first time since being back. They felt good. Got 6.78 in the 45 (6:38pace) and then the barefoot strides on grass. 

NB Zante Gray Miles: 7.14
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Total Distance
7.76

First workout back in the 801! 4x3minutes @ 10k pace, 3 min off, 51 minutes / 7.76 total 

Started at Wynes and ran into Willow park. 16 ish minute warm up.

3:05/ .56 / 5:30 Felt relatively easy and decided to run faster on the second

3:01/ .56 / 5:23 Felt good 

3:03/ .56 / 5:26 Starting to feel harder, little slower pace

3:00/ .55 / 5:27 Nice medium workout. Cooldown back. 

Pegasus 32 Blue Miles: 7.76
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Total Distance
8.80

Skyridge XC Camp, Deer Creek trail! 60 minutes easy. 

Rode up to Deer Creek with @steadyparker and got to go run on probs my fav trail ever. It was kinda sad I only had 60 minutes but grateful to run there after well over 2 years. 60 minutes easy pace, got 8.8. Feeling good. 

The team went down to Deer Creek and swam around. It was a really fun time!  

 

Clifton 2 Green Miles: 8.80
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Total Distance
6.79

Deer Creek / 45 minute progression run 

Because of a fire in Spanish Fork, the valley filled up with smoke once again this summer. After my doctors appointment my dad said I could do my run at Deer Creek and it would be better so I did that. @steadyparker met me at AFHS and we drove up. By the time that we started it was already like 1pm which sucked parce qu'il faisait chaud quoi.

Started off slower than yesterday cuz I had to negative split. 7:26,7:14, 6:28, 6:19, 6:22, 6:19 #slaythedragon, 6:00 pace for .79. Wasn't a great progression looking at the mile splits but thats cuz you cant decide where the hills are. I just made sure that the effort progressed. Happy with it. Great time in the solw after.   

NB Zante Gray Miles: 6.79
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Total Distance
7.63

50 minutes / Provo River Parkway 

Great run in the canyon. Nice temps, good time. Upper 6ix's going out, lower 6ix's on the way back. 

Pegasus 32 Blue Miles: 7.63
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Total Distance
11.11

Weber Gang, 77ish minutes / 11.11 

Stayed over at my grandparents house in Bountiful. They just celebrated their 72nd wedding anniversary so shout out to them! 

Met the guys at the locker room. We had a nice group of guys there: Tracen, Jacob, Joe, Taylor, Zach. Austin was there but I think he cross trained. We ran on Upper, dropped down to the Parkway and after that instead of turning right like normal we went left. I think, I just followed. The last few miles of the run weren’t very fun as it was gradual uphill and we would climb a street, cut over, climb another. Joe went back with me at 75 (the others did 90) and we hopped on this trail at Mt.Ogden to get back and it was a pretty good climb hahah it was great. Good week of building.

Pegasus 32 Blue Miles: 11.11
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Total Distance
49.23
NB Zante Gray Miles: 13.93Pegasus 32 Blue Miles: 26.50Clifton 2 Green Miles: 8.80
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