Ethan Cannon

March 2018

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Location:

Medford,OR,USA

Member Since:

Aug 07, 2014

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

NCAA Champ

Running Accomplishments:

High School:

I broke Alan Webb's HS mile record with a... well, if anyone is actually reading this, I guess I'll be honest:

XC 5K: 15:57

1500: 4:04.55

800: 2:01.05

400: 53.07

3000: 9:18

College 

5000: 13:59.58 (UW Indoor Invite 2021)

Mile: 4:07 (converted from 4:12.06 at altitude; also converted by NCAA to 3:48.8 for 1500)

Indoor 3000: 8:14 (converted from 8:24.76 at BYU indoor race, 1/16/21)

10000: 29:57 (West Coast Relays 2021)

800: 1:55.6@ (solo time trial at Provo high school)

400: 51.84h

 

Short-Term Running Goals:

-Stay healthy and don't burn out; a healthy runner is always faster than an injured one!

-Qualify for and be all American at nationals (top 40)

-Help my team accomplish any team goals, including running at nationals

Long-Term Running Goals:

-Break age group American records or at least get into the top 10 by continuing to find time to train and taking care of my body in other ways, including by eating a healthy diet, long after most people have quit competitive running.

-Break stroller 10K and half marathon records when we have kids. 

-Run Boston pretty fast at least once. 

 

Personal:

I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I served a mission in Rome, Italy from 2015 to 2017. I eat a whole food, plant-based diet, which I believe helps my running. I like chocolate shakes on sunday nights and I will always call the Pacific northwest home. 

Russian champion tries Crocs, commits to racing a marathon in them

Nikolay Chavkin in the video below did 3x1000, first two in Adidas carbon-fiber models, the last one in Crocs. Surprised by the result (2:52, 2:52, 2:50) with the fastest interval done in Crocs, he committed to racing a marathon in Crocs if the video gets 42K likes and 195 comments (for 42 km 195 m, the marathon distance). Nikolay's current marathon PR is 2:14:00. The video was created by a Russian sporting goods store chain. Their moto is "more sports - brighter life", which we think is wonderful, and also deserves a Like. If you want to see a fast marathon in Crocs, go to the video and click the Like button. And make sure to share it with your friends.

Miles:This week: 33.50 Month: 33.50 Year: 2075.00
Adi-zero Tempo 9 Lifetime Miles: 225.00
Nike Pegasus 36 Grey Lifetime Miles: 585.00
Nike Pegasus 36 G2 Lifetime Miles: 619.50
Peg 37 Lifetime Miles: 654.75
Hoka Clifton 7 Lifetime Miles: 937.00
Nike Vaporfly Next% Lifetime Miles: 23.75
Peg 37 B Lifetime Miles: 398.75
Peg 37C Lifetime Miles: 466.50
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7.00

47 minutes in the snow. Didn't feel quite as good as yesterday at times and might have been limping a bit, but in the end I felt good and even sped up a little bit.

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8.00

54 minutes. Hmm. Felt about the same as yesterday. Feels kind of like I'm not using my Achilles on the liftoff, but that I'm just lifting my whole leg off the ground. I should probably ask the doctor. 

 

 

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9.50

64 minutes or so plus some elliptical. Didn't feel perfect but I was able to definitely pick it up a good amount. Yay! 

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9.00

63 minutes. Felt good, as I expected. Didn't overdo it.

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10.00

Didnt end up going as quick as I had imagined because of how my Achilles felt, and the mud. But that's ok! I'm feeling pretty good.

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9.00

9 miles, felt ok. A little tired and sore, which I like! Hoping to beat this Achilles problem

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10.00

Provo river trail. Felt alright. Picked it up at the end because surprisingly I had actually gone out faster than I had been coming back.

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9.00

Still felt a little sore, probably in part I think my hips have been compensating for my weak Achilles. On the bright side, today I started doing eccentric heel drops on the calve press. Since it was hurting to do even a few on the stairs, my physical therapist recommended starting with less weight and building up on the calf press. I did 70 pounds and it worked quite well!

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12.50

Wait what... Do I need to recalculate? I didn't even feel that insanely good. I meant to run 12 miles but apparently ran 12.9 at 5:40 pace... Holy chipotle. This is exciting. Goal for next week is to get stronger, still no workouts yet. Don't want to hurt myself again. Woohoo! This is exciting! (5:54, 5:26 pace)

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10.00

Felt good. My Achilles felt a lot springier today which is good.

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10.00

Felt solid. I'm not all the way recovered for sure but I'm getting there. The three miles I checked my pace on were about 6:20 average. That would be really bad on a real recovery day, but I decided that this week I could run a little quicker in tuesday/ Thursday in anticipation of real workouts. 

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10.00

Didnt feel much better today. Moved up to 90 pounds on the eccentric drops but that was hurting a bit.

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10.00

Made a concerted effort today to keep it to 7 minute pace as I didn't feel great yesterday and I was running on more pavement today. I think I did a pretty good job. I'm not sure how I would have felt bad I run faster, but I was feeling pretty good.

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10.00

Felt pretty good. I think taking it easy yesterday helped. I had some GI problems near the beginning but thankfully they went away!

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14.00

Well, you can't win them all. I'm really excited for when I can do competitive workouts other than long runs. I'll try to start that next week. 14 miles on a cold, stormy day. I tried to go out at a much more modest pace this time. 5:50 average, with 5:28s on the way back and 6:12s going out. My hips are feeling the burn right now. That being said, I'm really grateful to have gotten in another week with solid mileage! Still felt the Achilles but as I've seen in the past, it went away toward the end. 

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10.00

Little over 10 miles. I'm feeling more comfortable running on pavement, but at the end of the day the tightness is still there. I'm planning on doing a light workout this week or maybe instead just upping my mileage to 70, since running slow doesn't seem to be a problem.

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10.00

Good run. I'm not all the way better, but I felt strong doing 90 pounds on the eccentric drops on the calve press. 

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10.00

Still felt it, but at least these days I feel fine running on concrete. 

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15.00

AM: My first morning run in a long time. It was dark outside and a really enjoyable experience. It's hard to describe, but I really liked it. 

PM: 10 miles on a nice rainy day. It's a miracle I made I through all this and then was able to do heel raises afterwards (90 pounds) and have it go fine! 

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Felt alright. 

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15.00

15.3 miles up the canyon. I had wanted today to be really chill after a tough week. It was going alright for the first half. To be fair, I had left some room in my mind to run faster if I felt good. I did the first half in 48 minutes (6:16 pace). I probably sped up a bit when I wanted to "check my pace" once I got in the canyon. Soon after I turned around, I saw in the distance some long boarders I had passed on the way up. Most times, I quickly pass other runners. Fast bikers will pass me. But these guys were going the perfect pace that I was barely inching up on them as I ran. So I pursued them, ratcheting up the pace as much as I felt comfortable. I was even running with them for a few minutes before they finally took a different route around Tucano's. At that point, I slowed a tad but it was too late to go back to easy running. I kept telling myself just not to go to the well. I did feel pretty crappy afterwards but it was more I think a) my breakfast wanting to come up and b) me not being used to 15 miles right now. That was 42 minutes on the way back, or 5:29 pace. 5:53 pace overall. 

 

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10.00

Little over 10 miles going out and then back on Carterville. I should look that up. But I just really like the route. It feels super easy for some reason. Felt prettt solid, I'm planning on a light workout domani!

 

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10.00

Wow! Nice day for a WORKOUT! So far I feel pretty good. We'll see if over the next couple days I stay this way. I went to the intramural fields for the grass. Plus I don't mind the fact that I don't know my exact pace for this first workout. I think the soft surface really helped. 5 by 2:30 with 1:1 recovery. It's hard to tell without cones, but I think I started a hair slower than 5 minute pace and finished a bit faster. It was tiring, but each one was faster than the one before. It's like my body is "learning" to run fast again! 

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9.00

This is probably the first time I've actually run 7 minute pace in a while. I just ran around on a grass field and then Kiwanis park because my Achilles' weren't feeling too hot. I mean, I should be grateful that I didn't "rip it open" like I did last time the day after a workout. Perhaps had I gone 10 miles on the road and done weights it would have. I just hope to be able to recover by tomorrow. That'll be way better than starting from scratch like I did in February. 

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Yikes. I ran the carterville loop, finishing at the fieldhouse. My left heel felt some pain right at the base that went on and off. It was mostly eccentric pain. So I did concentric lifts. We'll see how I feel tomorrow. 

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Yep, I didn't run. Just elliptical. The glimmer of hope is that the heel drops went well. I literally only did 50 pounds on the eccentrics. I plan to do those really agressively and hope to be back with it quickly. This time I will make sure I can easily do bodyweight drops (150 pounds) before I do a workout. 

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