Ethan Cannon

September 2014

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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

College 

5000: 14:23.1 (Mike Fanelli Invite 2019)

Indoor 3000: 8:39 (@ Weber State indoor Track is 8:21 converted)

Indoor mile: 4:21 (4:17 converted, I ran this in practice lol)

Road race 10000: 32:23 (alt)

800: 1:58.53

400: 51.84h

 

Short-Term Running Goals:

Stay healthy and consistent over the next few months. Run sub 14:10 at the SF Distance Carnival on March 30th, get on the BYU track team, then travel again and qualify for regionals/run sub 14 in the 5K.

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.

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 like chocolate shakes.

Miles:This week: 29.00 Month: 165.00 Year: 1144.00
Adi-zero Tempo 9 Lifetime Miles: 225.00
Saucony Ride 10 Black Lifetime Miles: 527.50
Saucony Ride 10 GreyB Lifetime Miles: 160.00
Total Distance
252.00
Weight: 146.50
Total Distance
9.00

AM: 4 miles w/ 4 strides. I thought this morning that practice would start tomorrow, so I was only planning on running once today. IR/IP/T10 Then I went to the track office and found out it was actually Wednesday, so...

PM: 5 miles.

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4.00

Alright, so tomorrow is actually practice. NBD just like the most important workout of my life and the first one in a year and a half where I won't be the fastest one there. That's a bit of an understatement, as there's gonna be a 28:44 10K runner there lol. So today I ran later than I would have liked in the afternoon, but I got in a solid 4 miles. Then I took a nap and tonight I'll go to bed pretty early so I can go do work tomorrow. I don't want my 896 mile summer to go to waste!!! IP/T10/IR

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8.00

Wow today was epic... By the time we had our "range of motion" checked (basically just another physical) it was 3:00 or so when we headed out to the track. I was under the impression the whole team was going to be there, but it was just the walk-ons! I quickly determined that there was one guy who was at my level there, a 9:20 two-miler from Wisconsin who had been doing 70 miles a week, so we agreed to switch off leading laps. The workout was 3 by 1600 meters with 4 minutes recovery. It was a blazing 90 degrees and a little windy on the home stretch, plus it was obviously 4500 feet elevation...

Anyway we went out slow in 73, and on the home stretch I took the lead and brought us through 800 in 2:25. Then the other kid came up and ran another 72 so we were at 3:37 through 1200, when I took the lead and finished first in 4:49. But everyone was with us, so I had another guy lead the second mile.

He went out in 73, and by 600 meters in, the two of us ditched them and came through 800 in 2:25 again. I want to say we ran 71 to be at 3:36 through 1200, and he led the whole way to finish us off with a 72 for a 4:48. The other guys ran 5:02 and 5:16. 

The last one the other kid made me lead, so my adrenaline got to me and I took us out in 70. I motioned him to come up but he was a ways back, so I brought us through 800 in 2:23 after a 73 lap. With 600 to go he finally took the lead and we got through 1200 3:36. Then we picked it up and finished in 4:45 with a 69 last lap.

Altogether a great workout, especially considering the altitude. Coach said the two of us can keep practicing with the team, so I am stoked to have a chance to be a D1 athlete! Right now my nose is runny though like after a race. I will hopefully recover for practice at 3:00 tomorrow.

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6.00

First run with the team... It wasn't insanely hard and fast like you would expect from your first workout with an NCAA team, because tomorrow is a race. Some of the guys got up to 8 or 10 miles, but I ran with Tanner Raines (the other walk-on) and we turned back early with a guy who felt sick and the 800 meter runners. This week I'm going to get in hardly any mileage at all! Oh well, hopefully I'll get into a new routine next week. We did about 5.5 miles at 6:30 pace. Then we went on the track and did 4 strides. Tanner said we should shoot to break 20 minutes for the 6K tomorrow. That sounds like a good goal to me. I hope we can be good training partners. I bet reguardless of who wins tomorrow, it'll be close. IR/IP

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7.00

Today sucked major... I knew It was gonna be tough to turn around from the workout Wednesday and race today but I sucked hard core today. I ran 21:08 for the 6K, which was a brutal race. You actually lose elevation during the run but the first half the race is just running in grass loops and it felt awful. My teammates didn't beat me that bad, but the best ones were just doing a tempo run/ easier race. I don't feel like I deserve to be taken seriously after a race like that. Hopefully better things will come tomorrow. 

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15.00

First college long run in the books. 15.5 miles at 6:40 pace. It wasn't that bad, but I heard that they normally run in the low 6 minute range on the way out and in the high 5s on the way back. I was just as tired coming off a hard day yesterday as anyone else, but I doubt I could do that! IR/ IP/ T10

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11.00

As if I was going to have a problem getting in mileage, lol. Today I did 10.5 miles at 6:30 pace with the team. 'I'm proud of myself that I couldn't even do that until my sophomore or junior year and now that's like an easy day. Then we went inside and did 4 strides before some plyo stuff and core and weird drills with hurdles and other things I wasn't used to. As a result my inner thighs were on fire afterwards. IR/IP 

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12.00

The workout today wasn't like brutal or anything. Maybe it would have been if I had gone harder, but I just didn't feel like I could. It was weird. Really quickly each rep I would start panting and my legs would feel worn out, but then during the breaks I felt fine! Oh well. We did a 3 mile warm up, then 3 by 2 miles with 4:30 recovery at Kiwanis park. It was pouring rain and there was massive puddles. Running up and down hills and making tight turns didn't help our pace either, but even though those things made me slower, the workout was actually pretty neat. I ran 11:05, 10:54, and 10:46. Those times weren't very good even for the conditions in my opinion but I hung with a group of guys and even beat a few of the runners on each rep. And it's not like the top guys anhillated be like I expected, as the fastest rep of the day run by anyone was 10:10, so that made me feel better. 3 mile cooldown. IR/IP

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10.00

10 miles today at 6:40 pace... felt pretty easy. A pain on the top of my foot got worse today but not enough to alter my stride or anything and after doing some research, I believe it is a minor thing that came from tying my shoes too tight yesterday, as opposed to a stress fracture, which would be awful. 4 strides. IR

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7.00

I don't really understand today... 3 mile warm up then a quick pre-race workout on a 400 meter grass oval. My perceived effort was WAY harder than my times indicated.... 3:46 1200, 2:25 800, and 64 400 with 2 min rest in between each. Not all out but still way harder than I hoped. 2 mile cool down. IR

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6.00

A little over 5 miles easy on the BYU Autumn Classic course to practice for the race tomorrow. I don't like running loops (which is what we will be doing), but it seems pretty quick. Also, we get to run almost a mile on the track! Plus Spencer Hanson lent me a pair of his spikes which are way better than anything I've ever been in. Hopefully that will make for an even faster race. I definitely need to redeem myself after running awfully last week. 2 strides.

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13.00

Great Race today! I ran 21:17 in the 4 mile at the BYU Autumn Classic. The guy who won ran 20:14 I believe, and the first BYU guy didn't go through until 20:21. I was pretty stoked to be so close to all my teammates, and not just be some scrub who gets last place every time. I beat two of the guys on the roster, the two other walk ons, and even a few guys from UCLA. I got 30th place overall out of 50. Three mile warm up and an extended six mile cooldown to finish mileage. 

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10.00

Mileage day today... 10 miles at 6:30 pace. This is our first uninterrupted week of training without a race so I'm actually a little worried about how hard it it going to be. Apparently we are doing a brutal workout tomorrow and another one thursday, with an insanely fast long run on saturday. If everything goes well, even though I'm not doing doubles anymore, I'll probably go above 70 miles again this week. 4 fast strides and the core/ plyo work again.

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10.00

Brutal tempo run workout today. We started at like 5000 feet and ran this road that just went up and up and up. Occasionally you'd get a flat spot which was awesome. It was supposed to be in three segments- easy/medium, hard, and hardest. After starting at like 6:30 pace, people moved it up to like 6:20s pretty quickly, which didn't feel easy at all. Eventually it just got super hard and the last two phases kind of melted togehter and were both really tough. Luckily I didn't get in over my head early and I was able to stay focused the whole time. I ran 50:07, which is a hair over 6 minute mile pace. IR/T10/IP

Weight: 143.00
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Total Distance
10.00

10 miles at 6:50 pace today. Yesterdays workout was definitely still in my legs. I didn't feel quite as snappy on my strides either. We did some more drills today. IR

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7.00

Trying to stay positive here... I guess not every workout can go your way. I couldn't have seriously expected to have continued improving on every single workout for the entire season, and today things just kind of fell apart. I was still exhausted from tuesday and also very dehydrated. After a 2.5 mile warm up we ran five 1000 meter repeats. It was supposed to be six but coach let us stop one early. I ran 3:05, 3:06, 3:08, 3:09, and 3:06. Stay positive and get rested for Saturday, that's what I have to do. 4 strides. 1.5 mile cool down. IR

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8.00

8 miles, 7 minute pace. 4 strides. IR/T10/IP

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15.00

It's crazy how fast your confidence level can change at this level. On thursday I was in the dumps after a workout I probably could have run as a high schooler. Today was my first "hard" long run with the team. We started out at 6:30 pace for three or four miles and then just ratcheted it down. The last mile or two I had to book it because I thought maybe I could break 90 minutes, and I did! I ran 89:35, which is about 5:58 pace. The cool thing is that I've always wanted to go back and run the Pear Blossom so I could break one hour in the ten mile, but now I don't really need to because I hit ten miles (if I was running even splits) in under an hour and then kept going for another five at altitude. IR/IP 

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8.00

8 miles at pretty easy 7 minute pace. 4 quick strides, then some plyo, which included some brutal core work I wasn't used to. IR

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10.00

3 mile warm up and then a really weird workout... I thought it was gonna be on the track but of course they always pick super tough hilly grass courses with lots of tight and sometimes random turns. It was a 5k and a 2 mile with some more weirdness: each lap was like easy-hard-easy-hard-hard and it made like no sense. The "easy" was supposed to be like "less hard" though. I felt ok but not great about it. 16:59 for the 5k and then 10:56 for the 2 mile. Then a 2 mile cool down. My first weights session afterward, it was pretty tough. 

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10.00

10 miles, 6:40 pace, felt good. 4 strides. IR/T10/IP

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11.00

Hard workout today at Kiwanis. I have a very legitamate theory that flats are super helpful and that I am screwed on all the grass workouts by more than I thought by being the only one who wears hefty trainers. You can literally line up all my workouts from best to worse and the best ones (Mile repeats on track first day, Hobble Creek Canyon, First hard long run) are on a hard surface, while my worst ones (Today, 5k/2 mile, 1k repeats, 1200 breakdown) have all been on annoying grass! I also did well at the Autumn Classic, but that was using a nice pair of spikes. 

4 by mile with 4 minutes rest. 5:08, 5:04, 5:09, 4:57. More than a three mile warm up and cooldown including strides made 11 miles overall. 

Weight: 150.00
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10.00

10 miles, 6:45 pace. IR/T10/IP

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15.00

15 mile long run in 89:41. A few seconds slower than last week but I'm totally fine with that because it was raining pretty hard especially on the way out and people weren't really pushing the pace so it felt pretty easy. At one point on the way back I had to go out and run in front because it was so slow. We didn't start really pushing till a mile and half out or so. Calve pain is still there a bit. IR/IP/T10

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10.00

Workout today since varsity is running Notre Dame on Friday. It was pretty quick and good. 3 mile warm up, then a "1600 meter breakdown" with like 4 minutes recovery. I finally got Spencer Hanson's flats to wear and they felt GREAT at Kiwanis park. He's letting me keep them which is awesome because every grass workout will go better now that I am less weighed down. I ran 4:54 for the mile, 3:41 for the 1200, 2:18 for the 800, and 68 for the 400. I didn't want to look like a tool and destroy that last 400 because we all were told to not go for it but I could have run 62 or 63 even with the hill that was there. It felt really easy and good. 4 mile cooldown. 

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10.00

10 miles at 6:20 pace. Definitely my fastest easy day ever but it was alright. My abs were burning from weights yesterday but we did more core anyways. 4 strides. IR

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252.00
Weight: 146.50
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