Ethan Cannon

Lift Bridge Race

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Member Since:

Aug 07, 2014



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


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)



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. 



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
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Peg 38C (Maroon2) Miles: 19.75Peg 38D (White) Miles: 25.00Nike Vaporfly Next% Miles: 11.00
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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

Peg 38D (White) Miles: 10.25
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About 6:40 pace on west river. Started with the family. Felt pretty good today. 

Peg 38C (Maroon2) Miles: 10.00
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Beautiful run down on the east river flats.

Peg 38D (White) Miles: 9.25
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Pre race easy run and strides

Peg 38D (White) Miles: 5.50
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Race: Lift Bridge Race (10 Miles) 00:51:08, Place overall: 1
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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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Peg 38C (Maroon2) Miles: 19.75Peg 38D (White) Miles: 25.00Nike Vaporfly Next% Miles: 11.00
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