Summer 2017 Timeline

  • May-June: I spent in Park City, Utah with my teammates preparing for USA Championships in Sacramento, CA.
  • June 24th: USA Championships where I finished 3rd and qualified for my 3rd consecutive USA team.
  • June-August: We headed straight from Sacramento to St. Moritz, Switzerland for more altitude training before World Championships.
  • July 22nd: Night of Athletics in Heusden, Belgium where I ran the 1500 and nabbed a big PR!
  • August 9th: London, England for World Championships. I unfortunately got disqualified in the prelim and was not allowed to run the final.
  • August 15th-18th: Trained in Teddington, which is just outside of London.
  • Aug 20th: Birmingham, England for the Diamond League meet where I competed in the 1500m.
  • Aug 21st-25th: Went to a little town called leuven in Belgium for training before heading to Berlin.
  • Aug 27th-29th: IAAF World Challenge in Berlin. I ran the steeplechase and stayed for a couple days after to explore the beautiful city!
  • Aug 29th: HOME! Haven't been in Portland since May 11th!
 Berline Cathedral (Berliner Dom), Berlin, Germany

Berline Cathedral (Berliner Dom), Berlin, Germany

 Olympic Stadium, Berlin Germany

Olympic Stadium, Berlin Germany

 With my German friend, Gesa Krause, after our preliminary round race in London

With my German friend, Gesa Krause, after our preliminary round race in London

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 Running the trails in St. Moritz, Switzerland

Running the trails in St. Moritz, Switzerland

 Ice baths in St Moritz are done in the icy cold river leading out to Lake St. Moritz

Ice baths in St Moritz are done in the icy cold river leading out to Lake St. Moritz

 Working out in Chiavenna, Italy, which is an hour drive from St. Moritz

Working out in Chiavenna, Italy, which is an hour drive from St. Moritz

 The view from outside our apartments in St. Moritz

The view from outside our apartments in St. Moritz

 View of Berlin from the top of the tallest building in the city, the Television Tower

View of Berlin from the top of the tallest building in the city, the Television Tower

 Group cooldown after and great workout in Italy

Group cooldown after and great workout in Italy

 The backdrop of our Switzerland altitude camp, Lake St. Moritz

The backdrop of our Switzerland altitude camp, Lake St. Moritz

 After working out in Italy we like to walk around the town and grab lunch and coffee

After working out in Italy we like to walk around the town and grab lunch and coffee

 Sitting in the cool mountain water next to the track in Chiavenna

Sitting in the cool mountain water next to the track in Chiavenna

 There's no excuse not to ice with views like this

There's no excuse not to ice with views like this

 Shelby and I got to tour Harry Potter Studios outside of London 

Shelby and I got to tour Harry Potter Studios outside of London 

 Leuven, Belgium is home to the world's longest outdoor bar seating area

Leuven, Belgium is home to the world's longest outdoor bar seating area

 I booked a houseboat on the Thames for Kevin and I after World Champs

I booked a houseboat on the Thames for Kevin and I after World Champs

 Jeremy Ranch Road in Park City, Utah is a hilly but scenic run

Jeremy Ranch Road in Park City, Utah is a hilly but scenic run

 Watching the steeple final from the stands was incredibly heartbreaking

Watching the steeple final from the stands was incredibly heartbreaking

 Courtney and I doing some hurdle practice at the Park City high school track

Courtney and I doing some hurdle practice at the Park City high school track

 The view from our condos on top of the mountain in Park City at 8,000ft of altitude

The view from our condos on top of the mountain in Park City at 8,000ft of altitude

 Sacramento (USA Champs) was HOT! Gotta hydrate like a boss (photo by David Bracetty)

Sacramento (USA Champs) was HOT! Gotta hydrate like a boss (photo by David Bracetty)

 The deer and elk in Bushy Park could care less about the runners passing by

The deer and elk in Bushy Park could care less about the runners passing by

 The prelims at World Champs

The prelims at World Champs

 The steeple is a messy race! Lots of arms and legs flying over the water pit

The steeple is a messy race! Lots of arms and legs flying over the water pit

 St. Moritz is a beautiful little mountain town in Switzerland where we train at altitude

St. Moritz is a beautiful little mountain town in Switzerland where we train at altitude

 View of Berlin from the top of the Berlin Cathedral

View of Berlin from the top of the Berlin Cathedral

 On my way to a new 1500m PR (4:03.9) in Heusden, Belgium

On my way to a new 1500m PR (4:03.9) in Heusden, Belgium

 Having fun in Chiavenna because we are at sea level and can breathe in oxygen!

Having fun in Chiavenna because we are at sea level and can breathe in oxygen!

 Courtney and I doing an easy run in Park City, Utah before USA Championships

Courtney and I doing an easy run in Park City, Utah before USA Championships

 Took the mountain train to the top of Muottas Muragl for great views of the Engadin area

Took the mountain train to the top of Muottas Muragl for great views of the Engadin area

 Our traveling friend, Tchotchke, made the trip with us and really enjoyed the view

Our traveling friend, Tchotchke, made the trip with us and really enjoyed the view

 Training in Provo, Utah, (at altitude) with the babes before the USA Championships

Training in Provo, Utah, (at altitude) with the babes before the USA Championships

 On an easy afternoon, we took an adventure trip to Muottas Muragl for a coffee

On an easy afternoon, we took an adventure trip to Muottas Muragl for a coffee

 Training at altitude is tough! Our women's group was in Park City for 6 weeks in May/June

Training at altitude is tough! Our women's group was in Park City for 6 weeks in May/June

 Our very first workout in Chiavenna after USA Championships- it went well!

Our very first workout in Chiavenna after USA Championships- it went well!

 Travel day! Lugging around 100lbs of luggage all summer... good thing we are athletes!

Travel day! Lugging around 100lbs of luggage all summer... good thing we are athletes!

 Running in the endless forest in Leuven, Belgium

Running in the endless forest in Leuven, Belgium

 My Godfather, Uncle Howard, brought his Kentucky style with him to London!

My Godfather, Uncle Howard, brought his Kentucky style with him to London!

 Speed day at the Utah Valley University track in Provo, Utah

Speed day at the Utah Valley University track in Provo, Utah

 Tempo day in Chiavenna, Italy

Tempo day in Chiavenna, Italy

 This is how we spent the 4th of July this year- working out and enjoying Italy

This is how we spent the 4th of July this year- working out and enjoying Italy

 Made my 3rd consecutive USA team in the steeplechase

Made my 3rd consecutive USA team in the steeplechase

 Bushy Park is a massive park in Teddington, right outside of London

Bushy Park is a massive park in Teddington, right outside of London

 Kevin rushed me to SFO airport directly after my race to catch my flight to Switzerland

Kevin rushed me to SFO airport directly after my race to catch my flight to Switzerland

 Leuven could be my favorite European town!

Leuven could be my favorite European town!

 I felt powerful coming down to sea level and ran a strategically smart race

I felt powerful coming down to sea level and ran a strategically smart race