XC Watchlist: Conner Piers (Falmouth HS)

XC Watchlist: Conner Piers

School: Falmouth High School

Year of Graduation: 2018

2016 State Meet Finish: 12th in Class A 16:29.76

Tell us how your summer training is going?
It's been a great summer definitely one of the best weather wise. I've been training pretty steadily for these three months, excited for the season to get going!

What are your goals for the upcoming season?
I hope to keep my 3 year streak of no injuries alive.

How long have you been running and how did you get started?
In my younger years i had a tennis ball, with that tennis ball I found a bees nest, in seeing that bees nest I decided to destroy it, in destroying it I began to run. the rest is history

What's a typical training week like?
Bunkers. eat. run. repeat.

What is your favorite workout?
I've always been a fan of the 6x8 hundo. no pain, no gain!

What is your favorite course to run in Maine?
Huge fan of belfast. Fast and Furious.

What is the toughest course to run in Maine?
Twin Brook is a tough one!

Out of all your running accomplishments so far, which stands out the most?
One time I threw up on a course walk

What do you love most about running?
Running side by side with the man of the Auer.

Do you have any pre-race rituals or routines?
If I don't have 8 hours of sleep on a waterbed I won't be at the starting line

Favorite quote?
I do what I can ~the bryce

What was the last movie you saw and what did you think of it?
Spongebob the movie. Great film.

What shoes do you race/train in?

What professional athlete would you most like to meet?
Jimmy Dean

What is something that most people don't know about you?
I like cornhole

Lastly, if you were stranded on an island with three things what would they be?
3 balls to juggle with

  • 800m - 2:22.34
  • 1600m - 4:45.80
  • 1 Mile (in) - 4:48.88
  • 3200m - 10:02.03
  • 2 Mile (in) - 9:55.97
  • 3 Mile (xc) - 17:01.10
  • 5K (xc) - 16:29.76