Ethan Cannon

Lift Bridge Race

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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 4:12.07 at altitude; also converted by NCAA to 3:48.8 for 1500)

10000: 29:38.73 (Mt. SAC relays 2022)

Indoor 3000: 8:13 (converted from 8:24.76 at BYU indoor race, 1/16/21)

800: 1:55.6@ (solo time trial at Provo high school, 2019)

400: 51.84h (solo time trial at NMHS, 2015)

 

Post-College

10 mile: 50:22 (converted from 51:08 at Lift Bridge Race, June 2022)

 

Short-Term Running Goals:

-Stay as fit as possible given my current stage of life

Long-Term Running Goals:

-Run a few fast marathons. Grandma's, St. George, and Boston are on my target list. An Olympic Trials qualifier would be amazing. 

-Break stroller records? 

-Stay fit for a very long time. I believe what goes into making a competitive runner at age 60 is much different than age 20, just like what goes into making a good marathoner differs from a good sprinter. I hope that by taking care of my body, I can be very fast for my age as I get older. 

 

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. 

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Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 221.00 Year: 1746.00
Adi-zero Tempo 9 Lifetime Miles: 225.00
Nike Vaporfly Next% Lifetime Miles: 47.25
Peg 37 B Lifetime Miles: 498.75
Peg 37C Lifetime Miles: 493.50
Hoka Clifton 7B Lifetime Miles: 914.50
Peg 38A Lifetime Miles: 403.25
Nike Peg 38B (Maroon) Lifetime Miles: 638.50
Peg 38C (Maroon2) Lifetime Miles: 554.00
Peg 38D (White) Lifetime Miles: 442.00
Total Distance
221.00
Hoka Clifton 7B Miles: 48.25Peg 38D (White) Miles: 120.75Peg 38C (Maroon2) Miles: 40.00Nike Vaporfly Next% Miles: 11.00
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9.25

6:48 pace farmers fields. Felt quite tired today.

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Boom island

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First 1.5 was with the fam. Road got cut off due to flooding down on the banks of the east side of the river. 

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14.00

Did basically the same route again. There was no "warm up", no "start line" or anything. I just started out feeling nice and loose and picking it up while feeling relaxed. I did start to push it more on the way out but still feeling good, then on the way home I realized that would be the only pace segment I could accurately calculate and didn't want to slow down for it. I probably sped up and ran the back 7 miles at 5:17 pace. The seems to be a magical "hard" pace that I can go for 8-12 miles, and is somewhere between half marathon and marathon pace. 

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9.50

Slower run on St Anthony parkway today, especially on the way out (well, it felt slower. apprarently I still averaged 6:41). Super humid after rain last night but not annoying since it was only 60 degrees. 

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8.75

Ran out of time because we had a stroller accident :(

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About 6:50 pace, west river road

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Felt a bit tired. 6:42 pace for most of it on farmer's fields. 

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6:41 pace around Como lake

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65 degrees and humidissimo. But I'll never complain about an overcast, quiet Saturday morning on east river road. I felt tired this morning and as I started out, I told myself there's no way I'd run fast (and I knew I wouldn't run far cuz I got started late and am biking later). Somehow I averaged 6:07s on the way out and 5:31s on the way back, feeling very slow. 

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10.5 on St A parkway in the deluge. Beautiful.

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10.25

Wow, it was so humid I could hardly think. Was slightly helpful that there was some cloud cover and wind near the end. 80 degrees when I got home around 8:15. My achilles tendon was bugging me too so overall I didn't enjoy the diagonal as much as I could have. 6:34 pace. 

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Boom Island loop, starting with the fam. Grey outside and 72 degrees felt so much nicer than yesterday. Apparently 6:31 pace but it didn't feel that hard. 

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10 miles with the fam and on west river north. 

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Farmers fields. The sun was way high into the air for it being 7 am or whatever. 6:52 pace.

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12.50

Achilles still feel tight, but nothing terrible. 6:18 pace on a new loop I won't do again. Did 1x3 min at what I estimated to be race pace. 

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9.75

Probably about 6:45 pace. 80+ degrees when we started and went on the lateral today, but the shade and wind helped. Also, it was either less humid (not likely lol) or I am just getting used to it because it was hot but not nearly as miserable as last time. The reality is that although that is hot for a morning run, I have run in temps much warmer than 80 degrees, even in humidity, when I've gotten used to them. 

Peg 38C (Maroon2) Miles: 9.75
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To Como park

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About 6:40 pace on west river. Started with the family. Felt pretty good today. 

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Beautiful run down on the east river flats.

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5.50

Pre race easy run and strides

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Race: Lift Bridge Race (10 Miles) 00:51:08, Place overall: 1
Total Distance
12.00

Lift Bridge 10 mile race today! I kept checking the weather, and was worried about it. Turns out when we got to Bayport, MN, it was about 70 degrees and 90 percent humidity because it was pouring rain. By a miracle, the rain almost entirely stopped by the time I began my warm up, and the weather wasn't ever too much on my mind during the race. I had been kicking myself for not bringing an extra pair of shorts for the race, but that wasn't necessary. The race itself was beautiful. It was very hilly. You gain 230 feet of elevation over the first 6 miles, and extra when you account for the downhills that there were too. At one point I was running up a steep hill in a random neighborhood all on my own (I won by 7 minutes) and it couldn't have seemed less like a race. But a race it was, and I really enjoyed it. The last few miles didn't feel too bad since they were so downhill. Given the hills, the wind, humidity, and temp, I can say with confidence that I would be sub 50 at the Pear Blossom and sub 1:07 in a half marathon with better conditions. Not bad for employing my "just run" strategy of training. 

But wait, there's more! I know this should be met with skepticism, but the previously certified course was completely changed like a week ago for reasons unknown to me. When I plug it into map my run, I got 10.4 miles! On further investigation, there are discrepancies at least in the very first mile, as the course map shows us starting at a different point than we actually did. Map my run hits the one mile approximately .25 miles before the map does for that reason. I can't write it off as a better PR than what I ran, but a 10.25 mile race would have been 49:50ish, and a 10.40 mile race would have been 49:10ish. Update to that: the race website has a Mapmyrun map of the course. It shows you hitting 10 miles before the end of the race, and shows you starting further ahead than we started. Totaled up, it mean I ran about 10.15 miles. I feel good about sticking with that. That is 50:22 for a 10 mile. 

Splits, according to mile markers: 5:09, 5:03, 5:15, 10:26, 5:20, 5:08, 5:03, 4:44, 4:56. You can see the effect of hills.

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