Ethan Cannon

Freedom Run

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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


5000: 14:23.1 (Mike Fanelli Invite 2019)

Indoor 3000: 8:21 (@ Weber State indoor Track converted from 8:39.28)

Mile: 4:13.9 (converted from 4:18.99 at altitude)

Road race 10000: 31:46 (alt)

800: 1:55.6@ (solo time trial at Provo high school)

400: 51.84h


Short-Term Running Goals:

-Be really fit by early September and make the team even though I’m getting married in August. 

-Not burn out early in the season 

-Be On the team that wins nationals 

Long-Term Running Goals:

I want to continue running as long as possible. I don't feel a need to run marathons; I would rather simply be able to run 5Ks and 10Ks for much of my adult life and at least get in a few miles until I'm pretty old.


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 like chocolate shakes.

Miles:This week: 22.50 Month: 158.00 Year: 2993.25
Adi-zero Tempo 9 Lifetime Miles: 225.00
Saucony Ride 10 GreyB Lifetime Miles: 608.25
Saucony Ride 10 BlackB Lifetime Miles: 609.25
Saucony Ride 10 Galaxy Lifetime Miles: 434.75
Nike Pegasus 36 Lifetime Miles: 210.50
Race: Freedom Run (6.214 Miles) 00:32:23, Place overall: 3, Place in age division: 3
Total Distance

Uh, I'm not sure what just happened. A while back I signed up for the Freedom Run, expecting to be healthy by this date. Sadly, as the day approached, I was not. Yesterday I picked up my packet with the shirt and socks and stuff and I figured I'd just jog the race and get some of the free food afterward, which is always really good. I should have known myself better. My goal was to start out slow and then finish a little faster, like I would during some of the long runs I did earlier this year without hurting myself. I figured if I felt good, I could run 36, but I might need to run slower, like a 38 or 40 if it started hurting. When I got to the starting line, I didn't see anyone who looked like they were about to drop a 31 flat like the winner did last year. I thought "maybe even if I Run 36, I could still get top 10". The race started and within a couple minutes, I was in the top group. Perhaps it was adrenaline, but I was feeling just fine and dandy when we hit our first mile, which had been uphill a bit, in 5:20. Mile 2 was at 10:30. At this point it had slowed and I thought I could maybe even win it, though I certainly wasn't going to make a move. Mile 3 we hit on University running on the flat in 15:35. Then came the uphill. By mile 4 I was feeling it. People started dropping, but I was able to hang with the top 2 until the end. I got third in 32:23. The winner ran 32:21. Afterwards I looked up who those guys were, and one ran at Footlocker nationals last year while the other ran at NCAA nationals last year for USU. So I felt pretty good about myself after having run just two workouts in 2018! In 2014 when I first walked on at BYU I ran this race in 35:51. So that was kind of surprising. Tomorrow I'll just bike and hope I don't hurt myself! 



Saucing Ride 10 Miles: 9.00
Weight: 0.00
From Russ on Thu, Jul 05, 2018 at 15:51:06 from

Nicely done!

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