Ethan Cannon

May 2020

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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:

-Not get injured in 2020 by really taking care of myself and by not taking workouts too seriously

-Peak at the right time. It doesn't matter how slow or fast you are, it makes a world of difference to be peaking at the right time.

-If XC happens, run at nationals. If it doesn't happen, I'd like to be in sub 29 minute 10K shape. Hopefully we can do some good time trials. 

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. 

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 205.00 Year: 1528.00
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: 574.75
Hoka Clifton 7 Lifetime Miles: 837.25
Nike Vaporfly Next% Lifetime Miles: 16.75
Peg 37 B Lifetime Miles: 215.00
Peg 37C Lifetime Miles: 290.00
Total Distance
341.50
Nike Pegasus 36 B Miles: 178.75Nike Pegasus 36 Miles: 162.75
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Total Distance
11.50

I meant to go just 11, but I was able to map it out and see that I went at least 11.5, about 6:30 pace. That's good news. I may be underestimating my mileage. 

Nike Pegasus 36 B Miles: 11.50
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15.50

Felt tired today. I tried out a new run, hoping it could be a bike ride. Unfortunately, there was no shoulder or sidewalk (this is past the highway on the west side of Springville, Palymra area). I meant to go 16 but had miscalculated the distance. I ran about 6:13-14 pace but it felt a lot slower than that. Thankfully my achilles and foot overall felt ok. 

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12.00

My right foot still felt a little weird, but my energy was back, which was a miracle, especially after last night. Normally I feel a little hypoglycemic/weak at the end of my fast, then I eat and go into an insulin coma, and then I feel better by the time I go to bed. But last night, my belly was full but my limbs felt weak as if I was fasting. I went for a walk before bed and felt really weird. So it felt good to feel good today. 

Nike Pegasus 36 Miles: 12.00
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11.00

Foot felt a little weird but I still felt fine doing three strides.

Nike Pegasus 36 B Miles: 11.00
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11.00

Didn't do strides again but felt plenty of energy. 

Nike Pegasus 36 B Miles: 11.00
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11.50

Felt good today. 3 strides. 

Note to self: Spanish fork via South route is actually 11.5 miles to the end of the trail.

Nike Pegasus 36 Miles: 11.50
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10.50

3 strides at end. 

Nike Pegasus 36 B Miles: 10.50
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15.00

I think I am going to try not using my inserts on Tuesday. They may be causing more harm than good. It was a nice morning. I got out late which is why maybe there was so many people outside. Sarah was going to ride next to me but we had bike trouble this morning so I gave up. Went pretty chill the whole time. 

Nike Pegasus 36 Miles: 15.00
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12.75

MLR around towards Hobble Creek, then bending back to Springville and almost to the coffee shop where I normally turn around. It should be noted that this is my longest ever non-long run. It wasn't until late 2018 that I went up to 80 miles a week and stayed above that that I considered doing longer mileage runs. It was at this point that I became comfortable with an 11 mile mileage run (rather than 10) and even up to 11.5 miles including strides. But I did a couple 12 milers as I recall that left me feeling pretty tired, and by last summer, I had given up on that and stayed under 12 miles a day, even when I consistently was in the upper 80s per week in mileage. Even though this week I am only planning to hit about 75, it feels good that perhaps my body is better at handling a longer single run. This might also be due to the fact that I take Sundays off between my LR and my MLR. Knees hurt s bit, tomorrow is my trial with no inserts. 

Nike Pegasus 36 Miles: 12.75
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10.25

10 miles. Strides felt good. 

Nike Pegasus 36 B Miles: 10.25
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15.00

AM: 10 miles. Sarah biked the whole way with me. That was fun. I showed her one of the cool neighborhoods I run through. 

ACV seems to be working.

PM: 5 miles. 

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11.00

11 miles. Tried my first "hard" thing running in months. I did three segments of two minutes hard with ample rest in between. It looks like I was doing about 4:40 pace so that was decent for first time back. 

Nike Pegasus 36 Miles: 11.00
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11.50

It was a nice gray day with little wind or traffic, which made it possible to go down to Spanish Fork, cross the highway, and explore a little. I am super excited to check out a few of the trails and paths they have in that area. That would be a nice place to live! I was surprised to see the Spanish fork cross right there on the hill too, I expected it to be more up in the mountains. On the way back I saw fellow blogger Zack! He sent me some motivation from his truck. 

Nike Pegasus 36 B Miles: 11.50
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16.25

6:16 pace. Nice day on the Spanish Fork river trail! Little windy at times but overall was fine.

Nike Pegasus 36 Miles: 16.25
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13.00

Warm morning.

Nike Pegasus 36 Miles: 13.00
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11.00

Felt a little arch pain today. It's hard to tell if that has to do with wearing the inserts or not wearing them. I threw in a mile around the resevoir which I ran in 4:51. Harder than it should have been. Ran another hard one as well.

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15.00

AM: 10 miles.

PM: 5 miles.

Nike Pegasus 36 B Miles: 15.00
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10.00

AM: 10 miles. I went out in my shoes with the inserts and my foot was killing me. Well, now I know what the problem was! No more inserts for now.

Nike Pegasus 36 B Miles: 10.00
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15.00

AM: 10 miles. It hurt at first, but felt better near the end.

PM: 5 gray miles. Saw some cool things, which is surprising for a 5 miler haha. Hoping my foot is OK.

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17.25

What a day! I said "this will be my first rainy long run in a while" yesterday after looking at the weather. Sure enough, today's run was unique. It was a nice lightish rain on the way up Hobble Creek right fork. Idk why people were camping in the rain, but I enjoyed the run. On the way down, I ran into the storm, which turned to snow/hail. In addition to the normal numb hands and face, my eyes started feeling weird and it was a miracle I made it back by putting one foot in front of the other. At one point, close to home, the hail was so bad that it hurt and I had to put my head down and keep slogging until I turned left. When I got home, Sarah had a towel ready and I just lay on the ground to begin recovery. I think I might have had very mild hypthermia, I felt cold inside my body instead of just outside, and on my extremities. I'm fine now though. It was like 40 degrees so I think I learned a lesson that being wet in cool weather is worse than being cold and dry on long runs (which I guess I have technically known since boy scouts). I am super happy with how my foot felt though, and surprised after all that slogging to see I actually made it out of there in 6:07 pace. 

Nike Pegasus 36 Miles: 17.25
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12.50

Slant Road, long route.

Nike Pegasus 36 Miles: 12.50
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15.00

AM: 10 miles.

PM: 5 warm miles. Made sure to stay hydrate now that it's getting warmer.

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AM: Gorgeous morning run in the foothills of Springville with some rain, strides.

PM: 5 miles with Sarah.

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16.00

11 miles around Mapleton. Warm day but I got used to it. Did a 2 mile uptempo on Main street from 1600s to 1600n @ 5:14 pace. I've definitely got a long way to go... That's ok. 

PM: Wasn't going to run a double but decided to to make our Garland trip work better.

Nike Pegasus 36 Miles: 16.00
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10.00

10 miles in the evening. Providentially, a cloud covered the sun right as I began, making the 89 degree weather significantly more bearable. By the end of the run there were beautiful clouds. 

Nike Pegasus 36 Miles: 10.00
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17.00

A little dehydrated after also running last night and leaving at 7:40 when it was 71 degrees. Pretty to explore more of Hobble Creek Left fork. 600 feet elevation gain. 6:14 pace. 

Nike Pegasus 36 B Miles: 17.00
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341.50
Nike Pegasus 36 B Miles: 178.75Nike Pegasus 36 Miles: 162.75
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