Senior Spotlight: Tim Bryan (Snow Canyon)

How did you first get started running?

Freshman year I didn't make the high school soccer team but I knew I was a good athlete. Track was in season so I joined in one day. Turns out I had some speed!

Favorite Workout?

400, 200, 200, 400, 200, 200

Least Favorite Workout?


What was the greatest obstacle you've had to overcome in your high school career?

This last XC season I had a hip injury that prevented me from being able to go 100%. Being patient while not being able to show the world my level of fitness because of an injury was very frustrating.

How do you prepare yourself mentally and physically for a race?

I hydrate and sleep well the two nights preceding the race. When toeing the line I remember to run calm.

Any Pre Race superstitions?

Swiftwick socks and triple knotted shoes.

Most memorable race?

The only race of my junior year. I and my teammate Zarek Proffit had trained relentlessly since early December allowing us to go 1 and 2 in the 800 at the Snow Canyon Invite. I ran a PR of 1:55.2.

What is the best piece of advice you have received from either a coach or teammate?

Never too High, Never too Low.

Where are you at on college decisions?

I've been talking with a few College Coaches, however, I'm really waiting till after I get a few races in this year to show my top preferred colleges what I am really capable of. I want to run for BYU.

What are your top 3 goals you wish to accomplish before you graduate?

1.) I will run 1:49 in the 800.

2.) I will run 4:09 in the 1600.

3.) Enjoy this season with my teammates and coaches, just live in the present and remember my goals.

Fun Questions

Favorite Food?
French Toast.

Favorite Movie?

I am Legend.

Favorite song?

Forever Young

Favorite Color?


What's your favorite season and why?

Spring, I'm at peak fitness and get to race in good weather.

Do you play any other sports?

Just Track and Cross Country.

How many pairs of running shoes have you gone through in your lifetime?

Hard to be sure but somewhere around 14.

What's something that's on your bucket list?

Be a sub-4 miler.

If you could have 1 superpower, what would it be?


What's one fun fact about you?

I have 3 older sisters and 0 brothers.