Ethan Cannon

St Croix Crossing

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Location:

Medford,OR,USA

Member Since:

Aug 07, 2014

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

NCAA Champ

Running Accomplishments:

High School:

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

Half Marathon: 1:06:48 (St. Croix Crossing, July 2022)

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

 

Short-Term Running Goals:

-Qualify for the 2024 Olympic marathon trials

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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Surprised to have run only 7 minute pace starting with the fam on diagonal. Maybe still getting back into it.

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Quiet, overcast Saturday morning run in the mid 60s through a beautiful place. What more could you ask for? I guess these were the running conditions I was paying for over the winter. I was again surprised by how slow I went. Oh well. It was a cool but slow course- getting on East river road via East river flats, then finishing up running down the trail at Shadow falls (St Thomas jut) for the first time. 

I wonder if my old shoes are making my tendons hurt. I'm excited to get new ones after my trip.

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Halfway into a beautiful dark (due to clouds) 4th of July morning on west river road, it started dumping rain. The nice weather was a little consolation for missing the freedom run.

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Went 6:46 pace on St Anthony parkway despite it being an overcast, 73 degree swimming pool outside haha. 

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6:54 pace on east river flats after starting with the fam. Probably will want to wait a couple days before I feel good going to Boom island again.

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6:57 pace farmers fields

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Boom Island, 6:48 pace 

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Beautiful morning to run Resevoir woods park, 6:25 pace

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Ran with my brother today. It was beautiful, much hillier than I am used to of late, and I think I was a little tired from my LR on saturday. My brother is really fit and it was tough! 6:17 average, but faster after some warm up miles at the beginning.

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8 miles with my brother. Yesterday I was exposed to a lot of ozone (long story) and some more bad sleep meant I just felt trashy. 7:39 pace (no real hills either) and just did not feel great.

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Trail run in Cle Elum, Washington. Still feel very tired (6:44 pace) but probably better than yesterday and I finally had an uninterrupted sleep which is huge. 

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8 miles, same location as yesterday

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Cool run around the area. Didn't appear that fast on the map, but that might not be quite accurate and anyway I wasn't even sure if/how far I could run after my injury yesterday.

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Last run in WA on Iron Horse Trail. I considered driving there and probably should have because you lose 250 feet total on the way out, almost all of it on the journey to get to the trail itself on a busy road without a shoulder. Felt kinda tired the whole way back, especially there. 6:20 pace. It was pretty though.

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6:50 pace on west river. Felt tired and was very hot.

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East river flats. 78 degrees but overcast and didn't feel too bad. Felt way more tired than I'd like for 6:58 pace. I'd like to race next weekend, but don't want to if I don't start feeling better. 

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6:47 pace. Felt better this morning, especially near the end.

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7:00 pace over to Lake Como. Hoping to start feeling better soon. 

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6:44 pace, boom island park

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I can’t think of enough superlatives. Probably the best run I’ve ever been on. This was technically my fourth time on the gateway trail but only my second in the rural side, and last time the trees hasn’t bloomed yet. This time, there were ferns on the ground, towering deciduous trees with bright leaves, starkly contrasting white aspens, and pine trees, all a little dark while reflecting an overcast grey sky. It was like the garden of Eden. This run alone was worth a week of winter weather. I just couldn’t get enough (though I only dared to stop at the turn around, as I would become drenched in sweat).

With mile markers on a run like that, the miles tick by and you’re turning around before you know it. I could’ve gone 20 miles easy today despite the humidity (or at least, turned around at 10 miles thinking it would be easy).

I have a very favorable image of Stillwater area in my head, which is helped because all three times I’ve run there, it’s been a warm, overcast day.

Overall it was 5:50 pace for 13 miles. Hopefully my ability to “chill” at that pace will mean I can go much faster next week.

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6:48 pace, farmers fields. Nice and cool today!

Crossed the 2000 mile threshold today for the year.

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6:52 pace. Felt tired.

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6:51 pace, east river flats 

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6:41 pace, Minneapolis diag

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Pre meet. Decided to go very short today. Hips felt stiff but there's not much I can do in advance of the race. I'm hoping they last and that I can take care of this afterwards.

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Race: St Croix Crossing (13.1 Miles) 01:06:48, Place overall: 1
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First half marathon ever, first time being taken to the medical tent. That being said, I think the kind officials and fellw runners who helped me out haven't seen college runners before. If they thought I looked bad on the ground, they should've seen the carnage of NCAA XC Champs March 2021. I felt relatively recovered sleepwise, but a little fatigued from everything, incluing actually some great news I got yesterday that may have just distracted me a bit. Overall, I was probably in a bit better shape at my last race, so my time today was fairly expected. A 67 would have been dissapointing and a 65 would have been exciting. What this does tell me is that I'm a ways off from Olympic Trials. Running sub 63 sounds crazy, even if I had competition and the course wasn't up and down like it was today again (though more down this time). I would have to qualify with an actual marathon. I plugged this time into a couple conversions and they gave me 2:19 as a projected marathon. On a good course, I think I could get it done. But that assumes you are equally fit for the marathon as the half. Running 5:06 pace kind of made me chuckle because it appears no matter what the distance, my body settles into 5:00-5:10 pace on the roads. So I think I have good marathon potential, but to harness that I would need to learn how to take calories while running (today by stomach was in knots again and I couldn't stand to think about having some gatorade), and I would need to do more long runs in the 20 mile range. I would perform woefully off of the 13 mile LRs I've been doing recently.

Splits: I have a hard time beleiving them. I was sure tired at the end, but tired Ethan running downhill is usually faster than conservative Ethan at the beginning of a race. I feel like all the early miles were short and the late ones long. Either than or I have poor perception of pace! 4:56, 4:59, 5:01, 5:02, 10:17, 5:21, 4:51, 5:10, 5:05, 5:26, 5:03, 5:01 (pace for the last 1.1).

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