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North Ogden,UT,U.S.

Member Since:

May 23, 2010



Goal Type:

Local Elite

Running Accomplishments:

5K- 15:17, 10K- 31:05, 1/2- 1:06:47 Marathon- 2:23:29

3rd- Park City Marathon 2008

3rd and 4th Ogden Marathon 2010; 12'

5th, 3rd, and 7th- Utah Valley Marathon 2011;14'; 16'

9th, 3rd,11th, 8th, 5th, 8th St. George Marathon 2010, 11',13',14',15'16'

2nd- Deseret News Marathon 2015

1st- SandHollow Marathon- 2016 (CR***)


Short-Term Running Goals:


St. George Half Marathon- 1st place Overall

SLTC 15K- 5th Place Overall

WRC 10 mile- 2nd Place Overall

SandHollow Marathon- 1st place Overall

WRC Half Marathon- 1:10:17- 4th Overall

Utah Valley Marathon- 2:27:44- 7th overall 

Pleasant View 5K- 15:17** 2nd Overall PR**

Cherry Days 5K- 15:50-1st Place Overall

Bryce Canyon Half Marathon- 1:07:03**3rd Overall PR**

Draper Days 5K- 15:36; 2nd Overall

Des News Half Marathon- 1:06:47**3rd Overall PR**

Top of Utah Half Marathon- 1:07:31 3rd Place Overall

St. George Marathon- 2:23:29**8th Overall PR**




Long-Term Running Goals:

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experiences of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired and success achieved.

                                                                          -Helen Keller




Married to Nikki we have 4 children. Jaerdan, Korver, Grady and Lyla McKell

Graduated from Weber State with a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Athletic Therapy.


Running for:

Skechers Performance

I train with Ogden Crew



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Miles:This week: 36.59 Month: 250.39 Year: 3205.18
GoMebs 2 Lifetime Miles: 197.46
GoMeb Speed2 Team Issue Lifetime Miles: 147.40
SKECHERS GOMeb Speed 3 Lifetime Miles: 246.10
SKECHERS GOmeb Speed 3 # 2 Lifetime Miles: 211.47
Skechers GORun Strada Lifetime Miles: 371.66
Skechers GoRun 2016 Lifetime Miles: 207.20
Skechers GORun 4 Bright Green Lifetime Miles: 224.42
GoMeb Speed 3 Boston Lifetime Miles: 185.74
GoMeb Speed 3 Boston 2 Lifetime Miles: 72.17
GoStrada 2 Lifetime Miles: 185.68
GOMeb RIO Lifetime Miles: 23.05
GoSpeed 2 USA Lifetime Miles: 66.81
HC Lifetime Miles: 40.06
GoRun Ultra Green Lifetime Miles: 76.08
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Early solo start this morning. Canal rd route in North Ogden


GoStrada 2 Miles: 10.25
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3 mile warm

17X1 minute @ 2 mile pace. 1 minute active recovery between sets.

Workout felt pretty good. Have a lot of work to do still but seeing small gains. Also the faster paces don't feel as tough. Granted today I did a 1 minute session but I am hoping that I will be able to hit the same pace when the workouts get longer.

Paces ranged from 4:29 pace to 5:04. Workout was on the downhill tempo route.


4.21 easy on the treadmill

GoSpeed 2 USA Miles: 13.33
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Ogden Mini-Loop with the O.C, Another rainy Monday. Though I will take the rain anyday other than snow. 


GoRun Ultra Green Miles: 13.01
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GoRun Ultra Green Miles: 13.01GoSpeed 2 USA Miles: 13.33GoStrada 2 Miles: 10.25
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