Ethan Cannon

October 17, 2017

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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 (redshirt year): 

XC 4 mile: 21:14

Road race 10000: 34:05

Road race 5000: 15:37

Indoor mile (altitude): 4:31

800: 1:58.53

400: 51.84h

 

Short-Term Running Goals:

Ya boy is back! And he is hungry from some fresh Italian pasta and to compete collegiately. 

In cross country I would like to get on the team and then compete for BYU this season.

In track I want to go under 4:05 in the indoor mile and 3:45 in the outdoor 1500. Sub 1:53 800 and sub 50 400 would be part of that.  

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:

LDS. 20 years old. Rome Italy Mission 2015-2017.

Miles:This week: 11.50 Month: 149.50 Year: 1472.00
Total Distance
11.50

Today I got cut. Bummer. There are reasons why I would keep myself but also reasons I would cut myself if I were coach. Now my plan is to work and build fitness through the end of October, take a week "off", and then start getting ready to roll by December when there will apparently be one spot up for grabs. Hopefully I can run a fast mile by then. 

I went home and came back to run 1k repeats on the intramural field. Isaac wouldn't tell us how many we were doing (idk how I feel about that) so it hurt for sure, but I wasn't redlining like I normally do on workouts. Perhaps that's a good thing that will prevent burnout. Anyway I ran 3:08, 3:09, 3:06, 3:09, 3:08, 3:08, 3:09, 3:03 with 1:40-2:00 rest. 

 

Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Eva Splaine on Thu, Oct 05, 2017 at 15:30:19 from 153.164.127.112

I am very sorry to hear that you got cut. I have really enjoyed reading you blog here. Please keep writing. It is very encouraging reading your blog. Keep working hard toward your goal of making the team. I think you are just going to keep getting faster. I don't think you have reached your potential yet.

Will they let you keep training with the team even though you are not on the team? I hope they will.

By the way, my name is Eva.

From Ethan Cannon on Thu, Oct 12, 2017 at 15:44:26 from 66.219.250.172

At BYU they have a "farm team" for guys not quite good enough to make the team yet. We don't get to train with the actual team but it is good to have training partners and a coach (who is an assistant coach for BYU). Thanks for the encouragement!

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