Ethan Cannon

July 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
380.75
Nike Pegasus 36 Cannon Miles: 173.50Nike Pegasus 36 Grey Miles: 207.25
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11.00

21 min of 5 min on, 1 min off. The last "hard" part was only three min since I got to a hill. I think about 5:30 pace overall, which means I was likely going 5:05 pace when I was "on" If I was 8 min pace on the "off". That is solid improvement. It didn't feel too hard, I just haven't gone fast in a while so I felt like I should. 

Nike Pegasus 36 Cannon Miles: 11.00
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15.00

AM: 10 miles on SF canal trail. It's been a while.

PM: 5 miles. 

Talked to coach about mileage today. He wants me to reign it in a little. It's probably for the best. I think he is a good coach for me because he is not like a "ra ra" type coach (most XC coaches aren't) but he really emphasizes being smart, healthy, and not pushing too hard, probably because I am not the first athlete he has had who likes to push really hard. So the "2000 miles to Nationals" plan will probably look a little more like "1900 miles to nationals", but that's ok. 

Nike Pegasus 36 Grey Miles: 15.00
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10.50

10.5 miles.

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16.25

Happy Fourth! 6:08 pace overall, about 6:28s on the way out (pretty windy today) and 5:45s on the way down.

Note to self: If you ever feel a little underhydrated on a Friday night, you need to pound the water for the next few hours. Drinking a lot on Saturday before you run will not do the trick. I was definitely dehydrated today. 

Nike Pegasus 36 Grey Miles: 16.25
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12.50

Felt a little weird at times and I went out slow but I think I'm fine.

Nike Pegasus 36 Cannon Miles: 12.50
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15.00

AM: 10 miles, ran the first few with Sarah on her bike.

PM: 5 miles.

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Sarah biked with me while I did a harder run today. On the way out I was telling her how I want to go easier this year to stay healthy, so as we ran north from the end of the bike path, she kept telling me to slow down. I didn't listen as much as I should have and went decently hard, so I decided to call it quits at 22 minutes instead of 25 as I had originally planned to avoid making it too hard. About 5:14 pace, which is the same speed I went for just two miles a while back. That's good news. 

PM: 5 miles.

Nike Pegasus 36 Cannon Miles: 15.00
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Total Distance
14.00

AM: 10 miles.

PM: I only went 4 miles. 

Nike Pegasus 36 Grey Miles: 14.00
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11.00

11 miles. My achilles has felt a little rough the past couple days. I've really gotten to thinking about what my body can and cannot handle in terms of training. The situation with COVID is very unpredictable and so I don't know what to expect for this fall or winter really for team sports, but I just feel like doing high mileage with a long run and two workouts with the team is just a lot. I've had a good number of injuries and while each may have been due to one specific training mistake I made, I think they also related to just pushing my body too hard in general. So for after I graduate I think I may decide to do one workout a week and a long run. For this year maybe I'll just have to figure out how to really not push it too hard on our two workouts. 

Nike Pegasus 36 Cannon Miles: 11.00
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17.00

First chill long run in a while, 6:40 pace in the end. 

Nike Pegasus 36 Grey Miles: 17.00
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12.50

It's been super hot. Thankfully it was ok this morning.

Nike Pegasus 36 Cannon Miles: 12.50
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16.00

AM: 11 miles.

 

PM: 5 miles.

Nike Pegasus 36 Grey Miles: 16.00
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16.00

AM: 11 miles.

PM: 5 miles. *I think* my body is adapting to running in the heat. 

Nike Pegasus 36 Cannon Miles: 16.00
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16.00

AM: 11 miles.

PM: 5 miles.

Nike Pegasus 36 Grey Miles: 16.00
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11.50

11.5 miles.

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19.00

Oops, I ran a whole extra mile by overestimating my pace (underestimating my speed). I averaged 6:03 pace for the run in Diamond Fork canyon (Spanish Fork). About 500 feet elevation gain on the way out, and it started at 5000 feet which was nice because I think that made it a good amount cooler. Well, that was my longest run and longest week ever, something I haven't done since last summer! Woohoo!

Nike Pegasus 36 Grey Miles: 19.00
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12.50

12.5 miles, some of it with Sarah. 

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15.00

AM: 10 miles, strides.

PM: 5 miles.

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10.00

Grey outside, but not cool. I was pretty wet by the end of my hard run. About 4.8 miles at 5:10 pace, which was just about what I had targeted. I won't run hard again till August but when I do I'll feel a little more confident than I was a month ago.

Nike Pegasus 36 Cannon Miles: 10.00
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15.00

AM: 10 miles.

PM: 5 miles.

Nike Pegasus 36 Grey Miles: 15.00
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11.00

11 Pioneer Day miles. 

Nike Pegasus 36 Cannon Miles: 11.00
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16.50

Nice end to the week, pretty chill.

Nike Pegasus 36 Grey Miles: 16.50
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12.50

12.5 miles. Didn't sleep great last night. 

Nike Pegasus 36 Cannon Miles: 12.50
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16.50

AM: 11.5 miles.

PM: 5 miles. 

Nike Pegasus 36 Grey Miles: 16.50
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16.00

AM: 11 miles. 

PM: 5 miles.

Nike Pegasus 36 Cannon Miles: 16.00
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16.00

AM: 11 miles and strides. 

PM: 5 miles. This was one of the hardest runs I've done in a while. I was just so so tired and hot. Felt totally fine this morning. I was even decently hydrated. Rough. 

Nike Pegasus 36 Grey Miles: 16.00
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11.50

11.5 miles, strides. I tried a new way of foam rolling that I hope will loosen my calves better, which doctors have always told me are very tight. 

Nike Pegasus 36 Cannon Miles: 11.50
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380.75
Nike Pegasus 36 Cannon Miles: 173.50Nike Pegasus 36 Grey Miles: 207.25
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