Ethan Cannon

November 2018

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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 

XC 4 mile: 21:14

Road race 10000: 32:23

Road race 5000: 15:37

Indoor mile (altitude): 4:31

800: 1:58.53

400: 51.84h

 

Short-Term Running Goals:

Get healthy and get fast!!!!

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: 20.50 Month: 112.50 Year: 2531.50
Adi-zero Tempo 9 Lifetime Miles: 225.00
Saucony Ride 10 Blue Lifetime Miles: 468.50
Saucony Ride 10 Grey Lifetime Miles: 92.50
Total Distance
349.50
Saucony Ride 10 Blue Miles: 205.00Nike Pegasus 33 Miles: 117.50Saucony Ride 10 Grey Miles: 27.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
16.00

AM: 5 miles. Felt fine. 

PM: Office park loop. I ran a fartlek of 5 minutes off, 2 minutes on. Since my warmup was nearly 4 miles, I actually only got in 10 minutes of hard running. The idea was to get my body accustomed to running at faster paces, since I think I have good aerobic capacity but don't have speed yet, and also to remind my body what it's like to run two workouts plus a long run every week. In a way it was hard, in other ways, it felt super easy. Hopefully my achilles and body in general can recover quickly and get faster. 

Saucony Ride 10 Blue Miles: 16.00
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11.50

Oops. I ran bonneville shoreline today. I miscalculated and ran farther than I wanted to. On the bright side, it was a gorgeous day and a nice run. It probably won't be very runnable here very soon, but when Spring hits, I'd like to run that more because it's nice to shake it up (went by really fast) and it's a good aerobic workout on those hills while your legs are barely moving! My Achilles felt a bit loose, but overall it was ok and I think I'll be good for tomorrow.

Nike Pegasus 33 Miles: 11.50
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16.00

Good end to the week. I did a "Tour de Provo"- ran out to the lake on the river trail, then around Lakeview parkway to the freeway entrance, then past the golf course and passing the state hospital back up the hill to home. I spent an inordinant amount of time planning this to be exactly 16 miles, and then I had to stop at a certain point to make sure I hadn't missed a turn, but it was worth it. Not that cold, which was a blessing. Idk where I have in my head this idea of me being able to run super fast long runs without getting tired at the beginning, but this was the fourth week out of five that I started pretty fast and by mile 5 I was feeling "uh oh".But thankfully, like last week, I felt a bit of a second wind at some point and was able to keep on plugging. Overall I was a little under 5:45 pace, which is my fastest recorded pace ever on a run of 15+ miles. Just like last year, the aerobic stuff has come first, now it's time to get some speed. I've never run a really good 3K before, nor have I ever run a fast race on the indoor track, but I am optimistic and would like to shoot to run 8:30 in December at the indoor meet. 

Saucony Ride 10 Blue Miles: 16.00
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12.00

Wow, 500 miles on my Nikes and it's time to shoe shop already. What a great blessing that I'm hitting so many miles. Today I ran 12 with Aidan nice and slow on the river trail. He talked to me about running long runs slower. I might do so for multiple reasons. I'll research it first. 3 strides. Beautiful day. 

Nike Pegasus 33 Miles: 12.00
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12.00

Idk what just happened, and not in the best way. We did 5 by 1000 on the track with 4-5 min rest. I was supposed to go out in 32 on the 200 and then run a 42, 32,42,32. Definitely not ready to run fast 200s but my coach said he wanted me to do this workout so I did. I'll definitely need to start running fast at some point if I want to run 8:30 in December. The key will be to do it in a smart way so that I can peak at a good time (idk when that will even be, since I don't know if I'll be on the team or not). I ran 3:02, 2:59, 2:58, 3:01, and 3:08. I started feeling kind of cruddy on the fourth one but the fifth one Mason lead and he didn't know how fast to do the slower parts, so that's why that was so slow. Usually I'd go out in 29-30 and then hang on.

 

Saucony Ride 10 Blue Miles: 12.00
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10.00

10 miles at Kiwanis. 

Nike Pegasus 33 Miles: 10.00
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16.00

Ok, this has been a good learning experience. I should have known better than to run 30 second 200s on Tuesday. Today I planned to do a 4-2 fartlek, but after two of the two minute segments, it was feeling too shaky at that pace. I felt alright running slower. But I need to recover tomorrow and hope to be better by Saturday. Next week I'll be smarter. 

This morning I ran 5 miles. Felt a bit tight which would make sense given my run this afternoon, but not bad despite supposedly being like 23 degrees outside. 

Saucony Ride 10 Blue Miles: 16.00
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12.00

Ran Bonneville shoreline again since the weather is still good. I didn't even think about doing strides because my Achilles was still funky, a little higher up. Tomorrow I have a 17 miler planned but I need to be smart. If I can make it to the weekend I think I'll be alright. It's been a rocky return to form, so I want to get my mojo back. I felt a little more fit today, despite the tendon. That's good.

Nike Pegasus 33 Miles: 12.00
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17.00

Wow. It was a good day to run. At first I was worried about my achilles but by halfway in it felt better. I was trying to back it off and run 6:15-6:30 pace. There were very few times where I felt challenged at all. It was super chill. Now I am excited that I have all this time to recover but I felt very relaxed during my run. That's why I was surprised to have gone 5:59 pace. By far the most chill sub 6 paced long run ever. That's cool! 

 

 

Saucony Ride 10 Blue Miles: 17.00
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12.00

12 miles past the MTC, up into the hills a bit, and then back on Carterville. 3 strides. Felt pretty good by the end. I think my strides are getting faster. Idk how fast I went, I tried to be pretty chill. 

Nike Pegasus 33 Miles: 12.00
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12.00

12 by 400 on the indoor track. 90 seconds rest. It wasn't that bad at all. If we had actually gone 70 like Isaac told us to do at least for the beginning we could have done that forever. Wasn't bad for an indoor workout. 69, 66, 67, 69, 67, 65, 69, 66, 68, 65, 65, 62. Hopefully my Achilles will be ok. 66-67 average. 

 

Saucony Ride 10 Blue Miles: 12.00
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11.00

Felt pretty good at Kiwanis partk today!!

Nike Pegasus 33 Miles: 11.00
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17.00

Long day, but I'm grateful to not have had tendon problems! I was able to do a whole workout in the afternoon, even though I didn't kill it by any means.

AM: 5 miles

PM: 12 miles on the river trail. 3 mileish warm up and cool down. I did a 3-3 fartlek in the middle. I didn't let it get out of hand. I was averaging a bit over 5:30 pace I think for those 6 miles, so I would guess I was running something like 6 minute pace on the easy and 5 minute pace on the hard? Hard to say exactly. Doesn't really matter either. 

Saucony Ride 10 Blue Miles: 17.00
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12.00

I had a test at 3 so I didn't leave till nearly 5. So I got to watch it go From day to night. It was pretty, but it also made the run feel long, cold, and tiring. My Achilles wasn't feeling amazing either. This is hard work. Nothing is free in this sport. There's opposition in all things, eh? Hopefully I can feel good tomorrow. 

Nike Pegasus 33 Miles: 12.00
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17.00

Shout out to blogger Conner Mantz, who was 10th at NCAAs! Plus he runs from the front like a beast. BYU finished 2nd overall. We weren't super close to beating NAU but I was glad we cleaned up Portland pretty well. 

This was my highest mileage week ever. Now I get to recover before hitting the grind next week. Today I ran up the canyon. It didn't feel super easy. I ran 6:03 pace. At the end though I pulled it in and did a cool down in the hopes that I will be ready to go next week. 

 

Saucony Ride 10 Blue Miles: 17.00
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16.00

I went really slow today. And I mean, really slow. It felt great though. In the morning I ran 5 miles. It was about 20 degrees but I didn't feel too cold. Then in the afternoon I ran on bonneville shoreline for probably the last time this year (due to weather). It was really nice. My Achilles felt fine and hopefully tomorrow despite my higher mileage day today I'll be ready for a good workout. 

Nike Pegasus 33 Miles: 16.00
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12.00

3 by (1000,800,400) with over 2 min rest between reps and over 5 min rest between sets. They were supposed to be at 5k, 3k, and mike pace respectively but idk if that is target pace or what because it is very obvious to me in workouts like this that I'm not in shape to run these paces on this track for those distances. I ran (2:59, 2:17, 64), (2:52, 2:17, 66), and (2:58, 2:17, 64). I always led the 800, but Aidan had a great workout and was leading the Ks and Josh was doing well also. Achilles felt stressed at times. Cooldown felt good though.

Saucony Ride 10 Blue Miles: 12.00
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10.00

10 miles in Mapleton. I felt a little dumpy from the scones I ate this morning but eventually that and my Achilles soreness went away. 

Nike Pegasus 33 Miles: 10.00
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16.50

AM: Woke up and was very thankful that it was a balmy 43 degrees outside. This was nice seeing as it was my first morning workout (excluding long runs) in a long time. I decided to do a 5 mile tempo. Felt great! Really windy as I went toward the canyon, but in general, I felt like I was rolling and I payed less attention to my Achilles than in a long time. Awesome. Sartorius area hurt a bit still later on. Then I helped my dad with his form. 11.5 miles total. 

PM: Sartorius didn't hurt at all which was nice. I left right after thanksgiving dinner so the fact that I made it out alive was nice. 

 

Saucony Ride 10 Blue Miles: 16.50
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11.00

11 miles in the late afternoon. Thankfully it was nice outside again. Three strides.

Nike Pegasus 33 Miles: 11.00
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17.50

Didn't save my post... long story involving blizzards, lack of sunglasses, free trials at a fitness center, and more, but I ran two miles early and the other 15.5 on a treadmill at BYU. 

Saucony Ride 10 Blue Miles: 17.50
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15.00

AM: 5 miles. Felt really loose and good.

PM: went pretty slow but I wasn't like jumping off the walls with energy. It's ok. 3 strides. 

Saucony Ride 10 Blue Miles: 15.00
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11.00

My new shoes felt great, and this was a great way to welcome them in! The workout felt very easy. The last one I went a little harder than I should have, but Isaac didn't want me to speed it up at all, and I felt like I could have gone under 2:10 if I really needed to, so it ended up somewhere in the middle. It was supposed to be 3 minutes rest, most were at least 3:30 rest though. We did mile, 800, mile, 800, 800: (4:55ish, 2:17, 4:54, 2:17, 2:13). Felt good enough to do weights!!! I could've done a lot more if I kept the pace where it had been before. 

Saucony Ride 10 Grey Miles: 11.00
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10.00

Ran 10 miles nice any easy in the rain at Kiwanis. Earlier it was feeling a little tender but I felt good during the run. 

Saucony Ride 10 Blue Miles: 10.00
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16.00

Over the past few seasons, one thing has remained constant. Regardless of how fast I am, there will be workouts that go well and workouts that don't. I suppose I could be a world record holder and I would probably still have the same experience. However, I am suspicious that nearly all of my Thursday workouts don't go super fast (with the exception being last Thursday when my workout was in the morning). I need to consider not doubling on Thursday in my opinion. Today I thought I was ready for 4 miles in 20 minutes. I hit mile 1 in 4:59 feeling fine. But I started feeling more tired through mile 2. I turned around at 10 and didn't get back till 15:17 (leading me to believe that I ran something like 5:05 and 5:17, but that is just speculation without a marker). Last mile I was redlining and only ran 5:23. That was pretty bad. Oh well. 

Saucony Ride 10 Grey Miles: 16.00
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11.00

Carterville... Decided not to do 12 or strides since I felt my Achilles a little bit still. 

Saucony Ride 10 Blue Miles: 11.00
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349.50
Saucony Ride 10 Blue Miles: 205.00Nike Pegasus 33 Miles: 117.50Saucony Ride 10 Grey Miles: 27.00
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