Ethan Cannon

BYU December Invite

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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
Total Distance
Saucony Ride 10 Grey Miles: 44.00Saucony Ride 10 Blue Miles: 15.00
Weight: 0.00
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Where to start... 

Workout today meant no time for weights before FHE. We were supposed to do 3 by (1000,800,400) with 90 seconds rest in between and 3-4 min rest between sets. The problem is, as a group, we are  or very consistent. Derek, Aidan, Josh and I could all be a bit better with pacing. The workout got changed on our second K when we went slow. I felt like we were warming up in the middle lap of that. Oh well, I had hoped for a shorter workout anyway so I'm not complaining. 

(2:56, 2:17, 65) followed by 5 minutes rest, then (2:59, 2:14, 64). Then we took like 10 minutes off and ran (63, 63). Yea so not really sure what to make or that workout. Oh well! 

I ran in spikes for my last two 400s. That felt kind of uncomfortable tbh. I might try out my flats on Wednesday. I'm not sure if I would get used to them or not, but afterwards my hip felt a little funky. It's great though to put them on for the first time since 2017!! 

Saucony Ride 10 Grey Miles: 10.50
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Pretty chill day. I tried to run nice and slow (although for future reference I think 7 minute pace is even slower than I thought it was). 3 strides. They still don't feel quite as snappy as they could be, that's ok though. It'll come. I did a light weights workout. Can't wait to start doing bench and power cleans. 

Saucony Ride 10 Blue Miles: 10.00
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Extended warm up since I had class right afterward (and yes I iced right there in class) and then we did 400, 400, 200, 200 with like 2 minutes rest. 64, 63, 29, 28. I need to make sure I get a solid warm up in on Friday, not just distance wise, but also intensity. The first one I felt a little flat on. 

Saucony Ride 10 Grey Miles: 8.50
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If my estimate is correct, I haven't run this little since July 20th, excluding Sundays. Contrary to how I felt then, this time it was by choice and I felt great afterwards! I also did three pretty quick strides. I really don't know quite what to expect tomorrow, but my expectation is to leave it all on the track! :) 

Saucony Ride 10 Blue Miles: 5.00
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Race: BYU December Invite (1.864 Miles) 00:08:39, Place overall: 7
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Currently feel like a smoker after running in the field house. That is not good for your lungs. Anyway, today's race was really good. My plan was to go out in 70s with my teammates and then go from there. One of the smartest things I think I've done was to about 20 minutes prior to race time go run a 70 second 400 on the outdoor track. That helped get my legs going and remind me what it feels like to run that pace. Everyone went out way fast, I was in the back. Eventually I caught Josh and we ran together for like a lap before I passed him. The rest of the race was a blur. I was passing people the whole way. Eventually Michael Ottesen and Brandon Garnica outkicked me but at least I still broke 8:40. Third place was only two seconds in front of me. Idk if I'll make the team off this but it's a good confidence booster as I prep to maybe run the mile in January. We'll see. My strength is definitely my strength right now. Another good lesson I learned was a mental one. I was thinking about how I ran so well at the Freedom Run this year and I went into it not even planning to race it. I figured I shouldn't stress out beforehand so I tried to not worry and prayed for help. That worked well and after I had been getting kind of antsy earlier, I felt fine around race time. 

Saucony Ride 10 Grey Miles: 9.00
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I'm in an ice bath right now since we passed our cleaning check yesterday and I feel like for once I can trust the floor of our tub. Ran 16 today nice and easy 6:15 pace. Both my left achillles and my lateral anterior crural region were feeling sensitive the whole way so hopefully I can get better!

Saucony Ride 10 Grey Miles: 16.00
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Saucony Ride 10 Grey Miles: 44.00Saucony Ride 10 Blue Miles: 15.00
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