Christian Ricketts

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Location:

Cedar City,UT,United States

Member Since:

Nov 30, 2018

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

NCAA Champ

Running Accomplishments:

HS PR’s

1600: 4:21

3200: 9:13

Collegiate PR’s

8k: 23:42

3k: 8:17

5k: 14:33

Big Sky All Conference (XC)

Short-Term Running Goals:

Continue to get faster at the NCAA level under Coach Houle’s program. 

1500: 3:45

3k: 8:05

5k: 14:00

 

Long-Term Running Goals:

All American Status in Cross

Mile: 4:00

5k: 13:30

 

Personal:

Runner for Southern Utah University. Sophomore. Graduated from Arroyo Grande High School in California, 2017.

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Miles:This week: 37.40 Month: 208.50 Year: 260.50
Total Distance
77.10
Total Distance
8.50

AM- 8.5 with the recruit, Nate and I covered the rest running to the hotel and back. Pretty easy run due to the snow

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Total Distance
12.00

Woke up at 6:30 to run most of my mileage before weights. It was 8 degrees outside. Went back to sleep and missed weights. Ran 8.3 at around noon, could only fit in that much between a class and a project. I interviewed some of the top girls on the team for my Sports Writing class I'm taking as an elective. It's crazy how every single one of those girls on the top 7 has gone through a rough time in their running careers due to health issues. Yet they made nationals for the first time and took 25th despite a pretty mediocre day. The Houle factor baby.

Added on 3.7 later on after sunset, went slower and was feeling that second lunch brew up in my stomach. Good thing my double was barely anything. 

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Total Distance
13.00

10.7 before class

2.3 after creating a podcast with Angie for a class 

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Total Distance
12.10

Just over 12 miles after my classes. Incorporated 5x30 sec pickups in the middle. The buildup before workouts start is always interesting, your legs feel so fresh constantly since there's no intensity (in our program that is, just some power runs at the most). 

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Total Distance
11.00

2 in the morning 

Attempted a 80%, my body wasn’t ready for that. Stuck around 5:00 pace, stopped at 2.5 miles cause there’s no point in having to really push that type of effort at this point. Cooled down longer after, as fun running with some guys again

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Total Distance
10.00

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Total Distance
10.50

Ran 6 with the recruit, 2 miles to and back from his hotel.

2.3 with josie in the afternoon

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Total Distance
77.10
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