Ethan Cannon

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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

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.


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

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I just had the thought today about how grateful I am to be able to run. What if I didn't have that break in my day from the classes and schoolwork and stress? Running to me is like sleeping to other people. The only reason I got through two years without it is because I was doing the only thing that is even more important. At BYU we talk a lot about finding our purpose after our missions and stuff. Running isn't my life purpose necessarily, but it sure gets me out of bed and encourages me! I love it! 

Today we went to the intramural field for mile repeats with 4:30-5 min rest. I did 4:57 and 4:56 on the first two. On the third one I hit 2:25 at 800 when Michael, the kid I was running with, stopped. Apparently coach had been saying that people behind a certain mark were going to only do 800s. It was so weird stopping in the middle of a rep. I never like not doing what I feel is the whole workout, and so I kind of had a chip on my shoulder as I ran the next 800s in 2:22 and 2:17 w/ 3 min rest. An interesting byproduct of this was that I felt my speed to be coming back a bit though. At some point, I'll need to start training 880 full time and now I'm a bit more confident that I can do it. 

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Enjoyed the sun 

On my ten mile run 

It was fun

But now it's all done 

3 strides

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Morning: 5 miles

Afternoon: 9 mioes, strides, weights. I wonder if the reason I felt a tad tired today is because whenever I've done doubles in the past, the second run was always the shorter one. Now that I'm at BYU that has had to change. Idk, I'm sure I'll get used to it.

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10-5-3-2-1 fartlek on the intramural field. Didn't feel amazing, nor did it feel super bad. Just a good workout. 

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Today was a really stressful day with school. I took two midterms. Everything was taking longer than I had thought and I ended up not being able to run until 5 or so. 

Lesson learned again. Do NOT eat right before a run. So far I've only found peanut butter to be acceptable to my body. I feel fine when I'm eating it but then while I'm running, even if it's an easy day, I feel awful. Having said that, it was a beauitful, nice, longer run. I had been considering running in the morning but thought this would be a better choice.

Shout out to the varsity team for WRECKING it at the Dellinger invite. First place with 17 points. It's cool to be a part of that. 

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My long run ended up being da solo up Provo Canyon. I've noticed an interesting pattern over the past three weeks. On tuesday I have a great workout. Thursday I still feel it a little and don't run quite as well. Then by saturday I am pretty tired. I know my body pretty well and I felt like if I was rested, I could have run as fast as sub 5:45 pace today. I ended up doing 5:52s. I have the fitness but idk why I get tired throughout the week. The intensity is high but I've done more mileage than this over the summer. Intersting note to pay attention to. 

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