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Location:

Washington,UT,USA

Member Since:

Dec 29, 2016

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Highschool Champ

Running Accomplishments:

14th in 3A Utah State Cross Country Meet in 2015
6th in 3200m in 3A Utah State Track in 2016
5th in 3A Utah State Cross Country Meet in 2016
9th in 3A Utah State Track 1600m in 2017
4th in 3A Utah State Track 3200m in 2017
 
9:28 3200m
 
4:31 1600m
 
2:06 800m

Short-Term Running Goals:

Run a 4:30 1600m

Run a 4:25 1600m

Run a 4:20 1600m

 

Run a 9:40 3200m

Run a 9:35 3200m

Run a 9:30 3200m

Run a 9:25 3200m

Run a 9:20 3200m

 

Win 3200m at Utah State track

Win Cross Country State Championships individually and as a team

Long-Term Running Goals:

Get a good Scholarship and run super good in college

Go to the Olympics 
 
Become a famous Ath-e-lete.

Personal:

My name is Carson Horspool and I like to party. I'm a Junior at Pine View High School in St. George Utah. Not married and don't have any children because I'm only 17 and I make good choices. Love competing and Track and Cross country are perfect examples of competition. 

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Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 138.00 Year: 1126.40
Saucony Type A Lifetime Miles: 210.70
Adidas Adizero Boston 6 Lifetime Miles: 317.10
Saucony Freedom ISO Lifetime Miles: 161.50
Race: Utah State Championships (2 Miles) 00:00:00, Place overall: 4, Place in age division: 4
Total Distance
7.90

15 warm then race then 25 cool

 

Missed the school record by 1 second.. rats. ​Definitely the best race of my life. Coach got after me yesterday for sitting back in the mile and being a wuss, and it added to my already super determined spirits for the 2 mile today. I woke up this morning ready to run the best race of my life. It's like I knew that there was no way I could possibly do bad. Started out and just decided to stay with the front group of guys the whole time, and if they slowed the pace down, I would take control and make it my race. This definitely did not happen, and you could tell by our 4:45 firts mile (Faster than Julien's mile yesterday in the actual mile ​race hahah). I started to get tired at the end of lap 5 so I took the lead and tried to recover just a bit, and the other guys did also and they passed me back 200m later, but it definitely helped. I honestly don't think I've led a single race this whole season, so it was defs different. 500 to go and Jensen and Caleb took off, and Jaden kind of did but his wuss power activated and he decided that he couldn't catch them so he kinda just chilled. I picked it up and tried to kick it in the last lap, and I was hurting. Jaden kept on sprinting then jogging, and I caught up to him jogging with 100 to go and fought until about 20 meters left and died hard, and he got a couple steps ahead and turned back and looked at me and lifted up his arms as if to say "Really? That's all you've got?" Definitely almost punched him in the face but my good soul told me not to. Overall a freaking beast race and I'm not even that sad that I missed the record because I know that I'm gonna throw down in XC and follow through to destroy in track next year. Overall a super dope season and I'm proud and thankful for everyone who helped me along the way. See you in two weeks.

Adidas Adizero Boston 6 Miles: 5.90
Night Sleep Time: 8.67Nap Time: 2.00Total Sleep Time: 10.67
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Race: Utah State Championships (1 Miles) 00:04:33, Place overall: 9, Place in age division: 9
Total Distance
6.80

15 warm then race then 25 cool

 

​Didn't follow through with the place of running up in the front at all. Started on the inside of the second curve and thought I was in good position but after the first 100 I was in the back of the pack behind all of the 4:50 guys. Kind of moved up throughout the first 2 laps but wasn't being brave at all. I realized this the 3rd lap and passed everyone in that pack and was reconnecting to the back of the string of top guys. Pushed hard and ended up 9th. Not amazingly proud of that race because I know that I have had so much more in me this season in the mile, but I'm just glad I finally got out of my stupid 4:40 slump. Gotta have guts and I definitely will show them tomorrow.

Adidas Adizero Boston 6 Miles: 5.80
Night Sleep Time: 6.83Nap Time: 1.00Total Sleep Time: 7.83
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Total Distance
6.00

​15 morning + 20 afternoon then striders

 

Nice shake out run at UVU. Searched for some "Secret Tunnels" that Alex claims are under the campus. The students supposedly use them when it snows super bad so that they can get around. We never found them, but we did find some eggs in the middle of their throwing field and that was cool. I went to chew out Neptune but he promises they aren't his eggs because he has standards and would never do something like that...

Saucony Freedom ISO Miles: 5.50
Night Sleep Time: 8.78Nap Time: 0.75Total Sleep Time: 9.53
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Total Distance
8.50

15 morning + 40 afternoon then striders

Saucony Freedom ISO Miles: 8.00
Night Sleep Time: 9.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 9.00
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Total Distance
9.70

15 morning + 50 workout

​1 min at CV (5:05-5:10) w/4 recovery, 2 CV w/3 recovery, 3 CV w/2 recovery, 4 CV

​Really tough workout today. Not too stressful on the legs, more stressful on the mind and being mentally tough. My ankle pain spread to my calf this morning and it was killlllling. The workout was funny because I was trying to work on form and my left foot was heel striking hard and the other foot was on its toes driving the knee. Definitley awkward. Trucked on through and I'd say the cooldown jog back to the high school was almost harder than the workout hahah.

Adidas Adizero Boston 6 Miles: 9.70
Night Sleep Time: 0.13Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.13
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Total Distance
6.60

15 morning + 40 afternoon + 6 striders

 

​KICK IT! pt 2. Found a golf ball and kicked the crap out of it most of the run. Then Alex kicked it into a very busy road and it totally bounced under the car and into the bottom of it. Probably still in their parts and such under their car right now... Oh and then Julien kicked an orange into the air and it smacked the front of some truck that was driving by and coach got mad at him and they jogged down to the truck (Which had pulled of to the side of the road) and apologized. The poor lady driving it probably thought she hit a child. My stomach was killing me the last 20 minutes of the run, but I kept on'a truckin.

Saucony Freedom ISO Miles: 6.60
Night Sleep Time: 8.53Nap Time: 0.08Total Sleep Time: 8.62
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​Ate 2 Cinnabon cinnamon roles today within 2 hours of each other, and then ate 3 pieces of some sort of strawberry cake at my aunts house. Hopefully I don't die ;-;

Night Sleep Time: 7.67Nap Time: 0.92Total Sleep Time: 8.58
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Total Distance
45.50
Saucony Freedom ISO Miles: 20.10Adidas Adizero Boston 6 Miles: 21.40
Night Sleep Time: 49.62Nap Time: 4.75Total Sleep Time: 54.37
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