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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:


Phoenix Half Marathon- February 25th- 1:09:40; 6th place overall

Striders WRC 10 MILE- March 18th

 Maybe Southern Utah half in April

Ogden Half Marathon- May 20th

Bryce Canyon Half Marathon- July 8th

St. George Marathon- October 7th

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: 51.30 Month: 302.93 Year: 1037.15
GoMeb Speed2 Team Issue Lifetime Miles: 147.40
SKECHERS GOMeb Speed 3 Lifetime Miles: 246.10
SKECHERS GOmeb Speed 3 # 2 Lifetime Miles: 231.97
Skechers GoRun 2016 Lifetime Miles: 207.20
GoMeb Speed 3 Boston Lifetime Miles: 227.24
GoMeb Speed 3 Boston 2 Lifetime Miles: 124.53
GOMeb RIO Lifetime Miles: 38.45
GoSpeed 2 USA Lifetime Miles: 138.12
HC Lifetime Miles: 276.50
GoRun Ultra Green Lifetime Miles: 364.46
NWH Lifetime Miles: 30.42
GORUN Reds Lifetime Miles: 178.16
ASB Lifetime Miles: 360.89
UA Orange Lifetime Miles: 45.11
GoMeb Razor Lifetime Miles: 77.80
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

4.3 mile warm with Dave, Jared, Riley and Moss


3X(1 mile @ HMP; 90 second jog; 1 mile @ 10k effort; 3 min jog)

5 min jog

6X600 @ 5K effort

1.21 mile cooldown

Workout was pretty good. Having some hip and groin issues still. so the pace and extension on my stride isn't great at the moment. Hopefully it can get better soon.


5.60 miles on the treadmill at work.

7:30 pace

GoMeb Razor Miles: 21.25
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Jaunting around Davis County with Dave and Riley. Good easy run finding some new running locations.

Groin still hurts. The only positive thing is that it hasn't gotten any worse since last week. 


3,32 miles on the treadmill, shakeout miles for tomorrows workout


GoRun Ultra Green Miles: 13.33
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Monday Funday from Kents in the D.C.

Met Riley, Dave, Jason and Jared at Kents. Headed out south on the rail trail and then made our way back North by the Layton Parkway. Nice solid 11+ mile loop.

Hip and groin are doing a little better today. Still pretty weak though. Feels like I am about to 80% weight bearing on the right leg. Great step in the right direction. Maybe an easy high mileage week without workouts to let the muscles get some strength back. Just going to play it day by day.


Avg pace 7:34 min/miles


5.11 miles on the treadmill at work

7:27 min/miles


GORUN Reds Miles: 16.72
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GORUN Reds Miles: 16.72GoRun Ultra Green Miles: 13.33GoMeb Razor Miles: 21.25
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