Ethan Cannon

July 2017

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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: 85.00 Month: 396.50 Year: 2041.50
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: 381.25
Peg 37C Lifetime Miles: 450.50
Total Distance
297.50
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12.50

Long run on the greenway. Maybe next time I won't time it so it won't be so competitive lol. Here were the splits I got: 6:43, 6:25, 6:15, 6:15, 6:05, 5:55, 5:45, 5:35, 5:34, 5:43, 5:42. It band felt really good. Rather, it didn't feel at all which is really good. Sub 6 pace overall and 5:40 pace for the last 5.

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11.00

The good news is my IT band was really chill today. The less good news is I did my 6 mile tempo at only 5:44 pace. This mirrors a lot my 2014 season. Back then I went a while where I didn't get any faster. I'm not too concerned, some more mileage and fast running  will put me right where I need to be. 

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8.00

8 miles, the most pain free I've been in a while. Gotta still take care of it, but I'm obviously happy.

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9.50

Went a little farther than planned because my pace was a little faster. 6:30ish. IT feeling sore but no pain, we'll see about adding in hills maybe by the end of the week. 

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11.00

6 mile fartlek on the BC greenway, 3 up, 3 down. Averaged 6 minute miles overall so the "up" parts were probably a bit over 5 minute pace, by my estimation. It's hard to tell. Felt good though. 

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8.00

8 miles, couple of strides. 

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12.00

13 mile long run. I did about 9 miles fine at 6 minute pace, so it seemed like it would have been a good one, until I felt an excruciating pain in my lower leg that caused me to walk. Later on I ended up being able to jog home. Yikes. Gonna do some research and learn about it. 

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9.00

9 mile run (workout tomorrow) and NO evidence at all of anything from Saturday! Woohoo! What a miracle. Still Felt a little like an old man with being stiff and such. 3 strides. 

NOTE: After speaking with him on the phone, From today I am implementing a training program designed by Isaac Wood at BYU. I'm not sure how I'll mesh it exactly with my previous training plan, but I don't think it will be that hard, it's a lot of similar stuff and I think definitely worth trying. 

 

 

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15.00

AM: 11 mile run. 6 mile progression after warmup. Splits: 6:23, 5:54, 5:42, 5:27, 5:23, 5:34. Still should have been more controlled. But I'm excited because at every pace I run it feels easier than it used to. Hopefully that can continue up and up. I hope this training helps me to be able to handle hard workout at paces much faster than this. Felt good though. 

PM: 4 mile shakeout. First hilly run in a while hurt but was good.

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8.00

8 miles. After last night's run I was understandably a little tired. I might start taking iron supplements again just to be safe.

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11.00

11 mile run. It wasn't supposed to be hard or anything but I still felt like I should throw something in to spice it up, so every four minutes or so I did a one minute burst. Felt alright.

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8.00

8 miles, four strides. After one of them a lady commented: "did you run out of gas? This hill (there was barely an incline) doesn't seem too steep but when you run it or walk it it's pretty hard". Lol

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14.00

Yay for RoxyAnn again! 2+ loops was about 14 miles according to my calculations. It was obviously a lot of hills to put my body through and my highest mileage since coming home so I didn't try to push too hard but I ended up right around 6:45 pace. That's pretty good. Felt good. 

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15.00

4 mile tempo run on the greenway with a three mile warmup and cool down. 21:41 or 5:25 pace. I only checked my time at mile 2, so I could be going off of feel rather than pace. Because of that my splits were actually pretty smart, all between 5:23 and 5:27. 

PM: 5 mile shakeout in Portland.

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10.00

10 mile run in Portland through the streets and then at Mt. Tabor park. It was good. You always feel a little out of it on vacation just because you're out of your routine. But there's no reason why this week of training can't be very beneficial as long as I make sure to get proper rest and do my supplemental exercises. 

 

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10.50

Nice run on a long smooth Forrest road. After logging it it seems I was kind of going quick (6:25 pace) and ended up running like 10.8 miles. Cool I guess. 

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11.00

Fartlek run. I really wanted to run the up sections not all out but at race pace, like 5 minutes/ mile. Went 5 off, 2 on after a three mile warmup. Felt pretty strong.

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9.00

9 miles in the Forrest, 3 strides. 

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15.00

Wow, awesome way to finish vacation. Yesterday I was a bit bummed about the whole way out being downhill and way back uphill. So I decided to run on a different road that initially led up. And up. And up. At times it got fairly steep and I had no idea when it would end. But I sure love running up mountains, so this was perfect for me. Almost got to Lolo pass. About a 2000 foot elevation gain. Beautiful view of Mt. Hood and a little waterfall shower on the way back. On the return trip I realized there were even markers every tenth mile. On the way out I had slightly overestimated my pace so I did about 15.3 miles total at just under 6:45 pace. 

 

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10.00

10 miles out and back on coal mine road/ firehouse loop.

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15.00

Morning workout at the north medford track. 6 by 1000 with 2 minutes rest. 3:11, 3:10, 3:10, 3:11, 3:08, 3:06. Felt alright. I had hoped to be a little faster. Time to work on stuff like this I guess. 

Evening: 5 miles.

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9.00

9 miles past Home Depot. Blackberries everywhere, they were super tempting. Next time I'll go early and bring a bucket. 4 strides. 

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16.00

Morning: 11 mile run. Fartlek on the greenway. 5 minutes up, 1 minute hard. Just under 6:20 average pace.

Evening: 5 miles. 

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9.00

Yikes. 9 miles, then only two strides because at the end of my run I think I squeezed a blood vessel or something and felt some pain on my lower upper outside central (left) thigh (lol). Today I felt a little beat. The past couple times I have doubled I felt a little tired the next day, which doesn't surprise me a ton seeing as how I am essentially running, going to bed, and then waking up and the first thing I do is...run. But another concern is that I have always prided myself on the hilly training conditions I face every day (long runs, tempo runs, easy runs, etc.) But now that I am doing 8-10 miles a day every morning to avoid doubling 5 times a week (which I believe is the right choice for sure), it is simply pretty hard to not be daunted by or have that "hard day" feeling before or during a nine mile run around where I live. Hills are good but I may need to go somewhere else more often to chill off the intensity by just a hair in the future.  

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15.50

Felt pretty tired at the beginning which wasn't great but I got a nice second wind and was able to do my three loops on RoxyAnn. A bit over 6:45 pace in the end. 

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15.50

(3, 4.5, 3)- Great workout at NMHS. 4 by 1600 with two minutes rest (except after number two when I ran to the bathroom and got three minutes, but my opinion is that if anything that made me get out of my rhythm and go slower)- 5:03, 5:05, 5:08, 5:04. 

PM- 5 miles. 

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297.50
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