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Pine View Invitational

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Location:

Lehi,UT,USA

Member Since:

Dec 26, 2014

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

High School:

800- 2:08

1600- 4:41

3200- 10:09

3 Mile- 16:17

5000- 16:58 

10k- 37:14 (half marathon split)

Half Marathon-1:25:20

Post Mission:

Half Marathon- 1:25:52 (AF Half)

Full Marathon- 3:09:02 (St George)

Bench press- 255 lbs (lol)

Short-Term Running Goals:

2018 St. George Marathon

Marathon sub-3:00

Half Marathon sub 1:20

Make enough money to stay alive and try my best not to fail all of my classes.

Long-Term Running Goals:

Come to races as a competitor, stay strong and healthy, be as consistent as possible, keep improving.

Marathon sub-2:30

Half Marathon sub-1:07

Bench press- 350

Marry a smokin hot babe in the Copenhagen Denmark temple, have 8 kids, make an absurd amount of money, Become polynesian, make the cover of Men's Health magazine, win Mr. Olympia, break 200 mph in my Lamborghini, get featured on Jimmy Fallon, beat all of Ed Whitlock's age group world records, die in some spectacular manner, have Chadwick Boseman conduct my funeral in a Wakandan accent.

 

Personal:

Matt Todd, @sirmatthewtodd on instagram or twitter.

I currently attend BYU majoring in pre-management. I have a girlfriend serving a mission in Columbia, SC. I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (by choice), and I served in Calgary, Canada from June 2015 to June 2017.

I happen to be a gifted freestyle rapper, french toast eater, and armwrestler.

 

 

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 22.00 Year: 509.19
Adidas Energy Boost 2 Lifetime Miles: 661.37
New Balance LD5000 Lifetime Miles: 20.05
Adidas Energy Boost 2 ESM Lifetime Miles: 374.53
Nike Pegasus 32 Lifetime Miles: 559.00
Nike Pegatron 35 Lifetime Miles: 260.77
Race: Pine View Invitational (2 Miles) 00:10:09, Place overall: 21, Place in age division: 1
Total Distance
10.00

Started off today waking up at like 6:00, AKA too frickin early, to go run my two mile. Plus, I only got to eat oatmeal even though there was a bounteous continental breakfast to partake of. Anyway, I was in the second heat seeded 5th. However, I was allowed to still warm up with the upper-class first heat members like Connor, Sean, and Garek so that was kind of them. I warmed up two miles, did some drills, watched my boys kill it in their race, and then got my turn eventually.

I started off in around 5th place for the first lap before realizing that I was feeling a lot more capable than the other members of my heat, getting into first by lap 3. At this point, the coach of one of the guys I just passed yelled (referring to me), "He's holding you back, get out in front!" I found this fairly offensive and proceeded to destroy him in the next few laps so pursuit was no longer a feasible option to him. My first mile was 5:01 and my second was a 5:08. I ended up winning my heat by a decent margin and PRd by nearly 20 seconds.

The best part is that this occured with hardly any stomach pain, for the first time in living memory, thanks to an inspired Thom and his nasty ginger chew thingys. I know I can still improve a lot and I hope to get sub-10 next time, but I am thankful for this breakthrough.

Shout out to my boy connor for blazing a 9:38 and nearly qualifying for state. Also love to my homies Sarah and Garek for killing those 9 minute paced cool downs with us and to Garek for helping the squad check out Parowan babes. Huge shout out to all the bloggers at Pine View that I was able to see and talk to for putting on a sick meet. and p.s, Connor lost to Kaysha Love in an arm-wrestle so we'll be hitting the gym this week. 

Adidas Energy Boost 2 Miles: 1.00New Balance LD5000 Miles: 2.00Adidas Energy Boost 2 ESM Miles: 7.00
Comments
From Connor Baller on Sat, Mar 28, 2015 at 21:26:15 from 74.81.232.157

You got a 10:10 remember, still a nice race tho

From Connor Baller on Sat, Mar 28, 2015 at 21:27:19 from 74.81.232.157

And thank you for the shout out! Your blog is beyond awesome and to get a shout out makes my day

From Connor Baller on Sat, Mar 28, 2015 at 21:27:58 from 74.81.232.157

and yes we will need to hit the gym

From Matt Todd on Sat, Mar 28, 2015 at 21:28:30 from 75.162.244.31

Amen to all three

From Collin Morrison on Sun, Mar 29, 2015 at 21:26:44 from 65.130.3.169

Dang dude way to slay that race! Sub-10 is coming up!

From Holt on Mon, Mar 30, 2015 at 16:47:56 from 67.2.224.154

You basically killed that heat. Nice job. And thanks for the shout out.

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