Ethan Cannon

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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
219.50
Nike Pegasus 36 G2 Miles: 43.50Peg 37 Miles: 104.00Hoka Clifton 7 Miles: 63.00
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Total Distance
10.00

Muddy workout at Intramural, not because of rain or anything, but the sprinklers. That's what happens when you live in a desert lol.

Mile breakdown: 4:46, 3:33, 2:18, 67, 65, 65. Three or four minutes rest. The first mile didn't feel as good as hoped, felt some lactate in my legs. Afterwards my right achilles felt a little sore, I think it will be fine. 

Nike Pegasus 36 G2 Miles: 6.00
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11.00

Amazing that a morning run felt so warm in November. I'll enjoy it while it lasts. Achilles was still a little sore, so no strides. 

Nike Pegasus 36 G2 Miles: 11.00
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10.00

10 miles in my new Pegs. I like them more than previous version. Even though we are on break after Friday, I am hoping my achilles tendons can be ok through the 5 mile race in spikes. 

60, 60, 30, 29. Wished it would have felt a bit easier. 

Peg 37 Miles: 10.00
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6.00

6 morning miles and strides. It's game time! 

Nike Pegasus 36 G2 Miles: 6.00
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Race: Weber State Invite (4.971 Miles) 00:24:35, Place overall: 8
Total Distance
9.50

First race in over a year. Normally in workouts you try to stay within yourself and not push it too hard. Racing is exactly the opposite- the purpose is to push harder even when it really hurts, especially when you have moved into scoring position for your team and your team isn't doing very well. I felt good running the first mile (somewhat downhill) in 4:46, just off the main pack. Then I was at 9:36 at two miles. I felt controlled for just long enough that I was able to survive the last mile. I was really tired and we had to work our way up a hill at the end, but it was kind of a stalemate between the guy in front of me and the guy behind me. We were all pretty close together but none of us had much of a kick. 

Anyway, I'm glad I was able to show up for the one race of my XC season, and look forward to training this winter. I hope to continue to improve. I was super glad my thigh felt good today. 

Peg 37 Miles: 4.50
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12.00

Ran out on to the park and onto the pier thing that goes on the lake this morning. It was gorgeous. A little windy today but some of the guys weren't wearing shirts. This was really the last day to soak up the warmth. By some miracle my achilles tendons were fine as was my thigh, but right when we turned around my groin area started hurting. Hopefully it will be better soon. 

Peg 37 Miles: 12.00
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5.00

Got treatment and then ran 5 miles in the cold. It felt alright.

Peg 37 Miles: 5.00
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7.00

AM: swimming. There are only six available lanes and one person per lane so I didn't get as much time as I wanted. 

PM: 7 miles. Also did some adductor work during the day. 

Peg 37 Miles: 7.00
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8.00

AM: about .6 miles swimming.

PM: 8 miles. 

Peg 37 Miles: 8.00
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8.00

AM: Swam .75 miles (52 lengths). 

PM: 8 miles. 

Peg 37 Miles: 8.00
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7.00

7 miles. The storm never came. My adductors are still not feeling great yet. 

Hoka Clifton 7 Miles: 7.00
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10.00

Adductor hurt. I think I am going to try putting less stress on it and just let it heal rather than strengthen it a lot which may do more harm than good. 

Hoka Clifton 7 Miles: 10.00
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7.00

No swimming this morning, focusing on getting better. Although my glut felt pretty ravaged during the day, my run was fine which is good. Such nice weather for November. If nationals were this week like normal, it would probably be the nicest weather season ever. 

Hoka Clifton 7 Miles: 7.00
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7.00

7 miles, feeling OK. Adductor doesn't really hurt while running much. But if I went fast it might. Just hope it gets better quick. 

Hoka Clifton 7 Miles: 7.00
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7.00

7 miles and four strides. Could run sort of fast but not super fast or long without feeling it in my adductor. 

Peg 37 Miles: 7.00
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7.00

7 miles, strides again, but I think I will let it rest more (no strides) before monday. 

Hoka Clifton 7 Miles: 7.00
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7.00

7 miles, watched a teammate run a converted sub 4 minute mile (4:04 and he ran the last 800 alone) which was pretty cool.

Hoka Clifton 7 Miles: 7.00
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10.00

Felt a lot better than last Saturday. 

Peg 37 Miles: 10.00
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9.00

Tbh I had a sneaky idea to mark this entry as a race report and say it was a mile time trial in 3:59 to get people to click on this. You see, I am using this as social media to post my #givethanks stuff, particularly as it relates to running. So here are some running related things I am grateful for. 

1. Coaches who care. I have had four of them. They are passionate about what they do and love their athletes.

2. Outside time. When other people are in their houses with the heat turned up, I love to "conquer the cold" by being outside in tights and a long-sleeved shirt on a long run and be actually sweating. That's pretty cool.

3. Geography. I love getting to know places based on my run. This includes the cities I live in as well as vacation spots I've been to. Some of my most tangible memories of Portland, Hawaii, and Montana for example are where I went running.

4. Healthy body. I would probably be overweight by now if I didn't run. As it is, I feel good in my own skin. I feel strong and healthy.

5. Life lessons. I feel that I am more disciplines, resilient, grateful, intelligent, and spiritual because of running.

6. Teammates. I have met some really fantastic people on my cross country teams. 

7. Night runs. I don't do many of these, but they can be pretty fun. 

8. So much more! I have been typing for like two straight minutes. It took me literally zero time to think of these things, and I am grateful for so much more that God has given me through running. 

 

PS- felt better than I have in a while today. 

Peg 37 Miles: 9.00
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9.00

Felt a little icky today in my hamstring particularly. Hopefully the workout tomorrow goes well. Hey, running 9 miles is better than no miles!

Hoka Clifton 7 Miles: 9.00
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9.00

I am just grateful that I was able to do this run without hurting too bad in my adductor, hamstring, or anything else! It was a nice morning outside. I waited until 11:00 so it could be warm, which is helpful when you are hurting. I did the same route as my last workout in Mapleton except didn't plan to go as far. Just four miles. Goal was to go 5:30, 5:20, 5:10, 5:00 so I could ease into it without hurting myself. That wasn't too ambitious but it was my first hard work in almost three weeks too. However, today the wind blew south so I went out in 4:57 to my surprise. The rest of the run I ran into the wind (to clarify- it was definitely a wind but not like Murdock wind). Hard but I didn't feel like I pushed too much. 5:05, 5:07, 5:09 for the next three miles. So like 5:05 pace overall. That's something else to be happy about. 

Peg 37 Miles: 9.00
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10.00

10 miles, cold but good. Legs feeling better for sure which is nice. I might start a Peg 37s-Cliftons-Peg 36s rotation. 

Nike Pegasus 36 G2 Miles: 10.00
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9.00

Felt OK, not great in the hamstring. 

Hoka Clifton 7 Miles: 9.00
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Total Distance
14.50

Very very cold run that had some sketchy parts of it like roadkill, cops, and scary dogs, but also was nice in that my leg felt pretty good. I heated it this morning before leaving. 

Peg 37 Miles: 14.50
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Total Distance
10.50

Really nice day. 

Nike Pegasus 36 G2 Miles: 10.50
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Total Distance
219.50
Nike Pegasus 36 G2 Miles: 43.50Peg 37 Miles: 104.00Hoka Clifton 7 Miles: 63.00
Weight: 0.00
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