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Location:

Washington,UT,USA

Member Since:

Dec 29, 2016

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Highschool Champ

Running Accomplishments:

9:28 3200m

Back to back 2nd at State XC 3A

Pretty good at State track 3200m Sophomore and Junior year

Short-Term Running Goals:

Win 3200m at Utah State track

Win Cross Country State Championships individually and as a team

Qualify for Nike Nationals

Sub 9:10 3200m

Sub 4:15 1600m

Sub 1:56 800m

Goals above subject to change based upon events that occur in my life

Long-Term Running Goals:

Maintain a 4.0 and score higher than a 32 on the ACT

Get a good Scholarship and run super good in college

Go to the Olympics 
 
Become a famous Ath-e-lete.
 
Above goals may seem farfetched, but I believe that anything is possible, and I am going to work my b*tt off to accomplish them.

Personal:

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

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 91.09 Year: 1612.68
(Retired) Saucony Type A Lifetime Miles: 235.90
Adidas Adizero Boston 6 Lifetime Miles: 431.77
(Retired) Saucony Freedom ISO Lifetime Miles: 367.75
Nike Airzoom Pegasus 34 Lifetime Miles: 83.40
Adidas Energy Boost Lifetime Miles: 23.89
Total Distance
279.08
(Retired) Saucony Type A Miles: 87.20Adidas Adizero Boston 6 Miles: 187.80
Night Sleep Time: 249.73Nap Time: 10.67Total Sleep Time: 260.40
Total Distance
9.10

50 + 25 morning run

Decathalon

Ran a 48.84 300m Hurdles

Threw 64' 9" Javelin

Excited for the 1500m tomorrow. I'm going to run 4:10 or faster. #ReadytoRek

(Retired) Saucony Type A Miles: 9.10
Night Sleep Time: 8.17Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.17
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Total Distance
11.88

​70:00 + 15 morning & weights

 

​Ran a 1500m time trial today. Was shooting for a 4:10, missing it just barely with a solid 4:21. Not really sure what happened. I started out quite a bit slow and went slower on the second lap, then I felt like I needed to poop on the third lap and the finish wasn't a matter of if I could go faster or not, but a matter of if I was willing to push hard enough that the poop would come out. Freaking heck I'm going to start taking hardcore medication pills so that I will not have ANY problems at all becuase I freaking hate it. Also,

​VERY IMPORTANT:

​I am deleting my social media apps. I don't know if it will actually do anything, and it will probably be very hard, but I've just come to notice that I spend a lot of time on it and I often get stressed out about certain things on there (Guys team, you know what I mean) and I just feel like it would be good to spend less time on it. I also noticed that Galen Rupp doesn't use social media, Lopez Lomong really just does it to share his awesomeness, and Casey Clinger doesn't even have any accounts anywhere. And most importantly, Steve Prefontaine ​didn't even have the option to have social media. I look up to all of these guys, so I think I'm going to go ahead and try it out and see how it feels. :)

 

Adidas Adizero Boston 6 Miles: 10.80
Night Sleep Time: 8.73Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.73
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Total Distance
11.40

50:00 + 25 morning run

 

Nice chill run up foremaster and back down the other side. We checked out a newish park and it was super dope and I wish we had cool parks like that when I was a kid. 

Adidas Adizero Boston 6 Miles: 11.40
Night Sleep Time: 8.47Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.47
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Total Distance
13.20

90:00

 

Long run with 20 minutes of proggressive tempo starting at 6:20 and taking it down to 5:40. Ran out 25 minutes and then 25 back to the highschool and did the workout then cooled to time. Ran with Julien, Colton, and Mikey. Julien did the workout with me easy cheesy. It's a lot different doing a tempo after having ran for 50 minutes than just warming up for 20. 

Adidas Adizero Boston 6 Miles: 13.20
Night Sleep Time: 9.57Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 9.57
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0.00

Night Sleep Time: 7.75Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.75
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Total Distance
15.80

90:00 morning + 25 after school

 

Nice morning run. Not too cold, but the trails were freezing for some reason. Every time we ran in between some trees and bushes and such, a rush of FREEZING air decided to attack us. Overall good run though. We've been keeping our avg pace under 7:30 lately and I really like it, because we are going quicker than normal but it isn't so fast that it's hard. Overall a good run.

Adidas Adizero Boston 6 Miles: 15.80
Night Sleep Time: 8.27Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.27
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Total Distance
9.80

60:00 + 15 morning and weights

 

Fun run out into St George. That's pretty much all I have to say about it. 

 

The Social Media experement is going pretty well. I've been able to do my homework perfectly fine with no stress, and life is just overall more peaceful to be honest. Probably going to do it until the end of the school year and just see how different life will be.

Adidas Adizero Boston 6 Miles: 9.80
Night Sleep Time: 8.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.50
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Total Distance
12.30

65:00 morning workout + 25 after school

2x1200 + 2x(400, 400, 800) with equal recovery between all.

Nice solid workout with the guys. After our 1500 meter time trial last week, everyone's paces for workouts have been changed to faster speeds, so now us top 5 guys have the same workout paces. It's a lot different doing them with a whole pack of guys, because I can't control how fast everyone is going. We were a bit quick the whole time, but I was in the back of the pack and right on time hitting low 1:18 400s. I'm excited for our 3200m this weekend, because we will be all packed up and destroying.

(Retired) Saucony Type A Miles: 12.30
Night Sleep Time: 8.55Nap Time: 0.08Total Sleep Time: 8.63
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Total Distance
8.40

45:00 + 15 morning and weights

 

​Nice Green Springs loop. That's about it.

Adidas Adizero Boston 6 Miles: 8.40
Night Sleep Time: 8.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.50
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Total Distance
7.00

30 + 25 morning

 

​SC Invite. Solid races from evryone there. Jensen Lambert from Cedar ran a clutch 1600 and barely edged out Caleb Armstrong from Hurricane. Exciting race. Excited to race the 3200 tomorrow.

(Retired) Saucony Type A Miles: 7.00
Night Sleep Time: 8.18Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.18
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Race: Snow Canyon Invitational (2 Miles) 00:09:58, Place overall: 3, Place in age division: 3
Total Distance
6.10

 

30 minutes + 3200m race

 

​Holy cows. It's been a while since we've actually raced, and you could definitely tell. My goal was about 9:40-9:50, and I thought I was doing pretty good. Each lap, the SC dude with the timer told us our splits, and I don't know what the foof was wrong with him. He told me 1:11, 1:13, 1:13, 1:14, 1:13, 1:12, and I didn't hear the last two. But yeah I finished with a solid 9:58.03 and barely qualified. The lap times he told me should've led to a 9:40 something and I felt as though I was pushing that hard, but apparently not haha. Feel sad for Mitch because he missed state qualifying by .4 seconds, while I got it by .4 seconds.. So that blows. PV invite is next, and instead of over analyzing the race beforehand, I think I'm just gonna go out there and try to run fast.

 

Also, it was a 3200m-not a 2 mile. The race thing is getting mad at me and saying that 1.988 miles is not a certified distance soo...   sorry.

 

(Retired) Saucony Type A Miles: 6.10
Night Sleep Time: 9.45Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 9.45
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0.00

Night Sleep Time: 8.57Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.57
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Total Distance
12.30

1:28:00

 

Long run with 2-1-3-2-1-2 pickups with equala recovery

Easy cheesy

Adidas Adizero Boston 6 Miles: 12.30
Night Sleep Time: 9.02Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 9.02
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Total Distance
8.30

​58:40

 

​Nice easy chill run. Running pretty quick averages lately and it's good. Usually around like 7:30 and we have all been going like 6:50-7:15.

Adidas Adizero Boston 6 Miles: 8.30
Night Sleep Time: 8.20Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.20
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Total Distance
8.90

​1:03:24

​VVo2 workout: 4x1000, 400, and a 600

​Nice workout hitting our laps at 1:18 the whole time. Solid effort and execution from everyone.

(Retired) Saucony Type A Miles: 8.90
Night Sleep Time: 9.02Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 9.02
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9.90

​45:00 + 25 afternoon run

 

​Nice run today. Didn't get much sleep last night. Went Ghost hunting with Corbin, Miles, and Parker in Grafton and I think they followed us home and woke up up like 14 times in the middle of the night.

Ran my first afternoon run this week today because I was tired on Tuesday and I was busy Wednesday, so I'll just do them today and tomorrow. Went an avg of 6:45 pace on my run and was worried that I went too fast, but it wasn't stressful at all and I don't think I'll be very tired from it.

 

ALSO, I went and bought my own computer today so I can finally update my runs because ours has been super poopy and I don't like using it. Now I should be able to post my runs every day instead of every other. :)

 

Adidas Adizero Boston 6 Miles: 9.90
Night Sleep Time: 7.37Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.37
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Total Distance
12.20

​57:00 + 30 afternoon run

​5x60 + 1x85 second old man hills with jog back recovery and 1 minute extra recovery after 3rd rep

​Nice hill workout with Colton and Jose tagged along with us. My knee started hurting yesterday afternoon and it was kinda aching under my knee cap today during the workout. Looked up some stretches and they all said that it was connected to another pain, but I'm not hurting anywhere else so I just did all of recommended stretches.

(Retired) Saucony Type A Miles: 8.30Adidas Adizero Boston 6 Miles: 3.90
Night Sleep Time: 7.30Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.30
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Total Distance
9.60

1:10:00

 

​Wowsers what a great end to a great week. My knee was hurting WAY bad at the first of the run, and I was worried I wouldn't make it the whole way, but it went away about 30 minutes in. Super exhausted from this week because I've been staying up since it's spring break, and I've ran at 7 and worked for 5 hours everyday and ran right when I got home a few days too. Glad it's finally over and I'm ready to chill tomorrow. My knee didn't hurt at all throughout the day so it seems it's only when I'm running. I'll just be sure to stretch it and ice and whatnot.

 

 

 

Adidas Adizero Boston 6 Miles: 9.60
Night Sleep Time: 7.32Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.32
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0.00

Night Sleep Time: 7.95Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.95
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Total Distance
15.70

90 minute long run + 25 afternoon

2-1-3-2-1-2 pickups with 5 minute recovery in between each rep. Towards end of run

Nice dope long run. Coach talked about being dedicated and hard working in the morning during the run and then we had a meeting right before practice and he shared a quote from Pre that says "To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift." I've heard this quote plenty of times because I love Pre and I'll probably marry him in the afterlife or something. But anyways... It really comforted me, but worried me at the same time. I know for a fact that I am all in when it comes to my effort in running. I want to go somewhere in life because of running, so I give it everything I've got. What worries me is the fact that there are so many others who say the same thing, but they really don't care. They slack off on workouts or do stupid things that prevent them from running their best. I'm going to start taking a stand against idiocracy and start holding my teamates accountable. I know I want to succeed, but I'm not sure if everyone else does. 

 

Adidas Adizero Boston 6 Miles: 15.70
Night Sleep Time: 7.68Nap Time: 0.17Total Sleep Time: 7.85
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Total Distance
10.80

15 morning weights + 65 workout afternoon

4x1200 at CV pace with equal recovery

Easy cheesy. Sike. Not sure why, but this workout was pretty tough not just for me, but for everyone else too. Our range was 3:54-4:00 and me and Julien were right by each other and hit 3:53, 3:55, low 3:56, and finished with a 3:53. We were quite a bit of everyone else and they seemed to be hitting low 4's which is slower than our range. Not really sure if it was the heat or the fact that we did a long run yesterday, but it was a tough workout. Not tough enough that we couldn't do it, but definitely harder than usual.

(Retired) Saucony Type A Miles: 10.80
Night Sleep Time: 7.98Nap Time: 10.00Total Sleep Time: 17.98
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Total Distance
10.10

​25 morning + 50 afternoon

 

​Nice run into Washington and to Danberg's. I almost killed everyone by running through a crosswalk because I thought it was safe. Very grateful that the driver was a smart driver and didn't run us all over. JK he probably wasn't close enough that he would have hit us, but still there was a car coming and we were in the crosswalk. Feeling really good considering we had a long run on Monday and a tough workout yesterday so that's good.

Adidas Adizero Boston 6 Miles: 10.10
Night Sleep Time: 7.92Nap Time: 0.17Total Sleep Time: 8.08
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Total Distance
8.70

​15 morning and weights + 50 afternoon

4x200 accells after run

​It started pooring right before our run and it was FREEZING and the last few days have been super run so it was way weird. We had a meeting in coach's room before instead of talking in the freezing rain, and by the time we were done it had stopped raining. Nice chill shoe run and once again I almost took us through a crosswalk that wasn't good to go through, but I screamed my lungs out that it wasn't safe, and saved a solid potential maybe 3 lives I bet. Just kidding but we are all alive and that's all that matters. Ready for the 1600 tomorrow. Not gonna stress so much about it because I've found that all that does is messes me up, so I'm just gonna show up and try my best.

 

Adidas Adizero Boston 6 Miles: 8.70
Night Sleep Time: 8.20Nap Time: 0.17Total Sleep Time: 8.37
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Race: Pine View Invitational (0.994 Miles) 04:32:55, Place overall: 12, Place in age division: 4
Total Distance
10.00

​25 morning and yoga + 50 afternoon with 1600m race

 

Nice 1600m race. It was weird because I forgot how hard you actually have to go in the 1600. I was definitely tired, and barely hit state qualifying by .3 seconds, so lucky me. Dallen had a really good race and I was happy that he qualified too. Got a little sunburnt today, and got a lot of comments about how dope my Stop Pre shirt is. Excited to throw down in the 3200 tomorrow.

(Retired) Saucony Type A Miles: 9.00
Night Sleep Time: 8.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.50
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Race: Pine View Invitational (2 Miles) 09:40:27, Place overall: 6, Place in age division: 2
Total Distance
7.00

​About 50 minutes total.

 

​Forgot to track my cooldown on my watch, and we just jogged around the football field so I have no idea how far/long we ran. But it doesn't matter because I ran a flipping 9:40 3200!!! Super proud and happy and ugh it was awesome. My form was sluggish in my 1 mile yesterday, so I tried to focus really hard on picking my knees up the whole time during the race today, and it worked! We started out good and I think I was in about 12 place when we hit the first mile at 4:50. The front people probably hit a solid low 40's, and that's cruisin. None of them really managed to keep that pace going for the rest of the race, and I could definitely tell. I was feeling super good and was going super quick towards the end, and it seemed like everyone was slowing down a lot. My last lap ended up being like a 1:05 so that's pretty awesome. I almost caught Jaden too. Definitely learned a lot and I'm ready to shave off more and more time so that I can hit that 9:20.

 

(Retired) Saucony Type A Miles: 5.00
Night Sleep Time: 10.03Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 10.03
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Total Distance
15.60

90:00 + 25 afternoon

Long run with 2-1-3-2-1-2 pickups towards the end of run. 5 minutes recovery between.

Long runnnn. Went up foremaster and back down and onto the river trail. This run didn't feel as long as most long runs, which is weird. My knee is still killing me duing runs and it blows, but it's not preventing me from running. Trying to work on my form and pick up my knees a bunch while we go. It's a lot harder than it should be because my legs aren't super strong and I get tired and it becomes hard to keep lifting them. I'll get to that super form eventually, though. Feeling really confident coming into this week, because I got a lot of homework done, state qualified in the 1600 and got a 9:40 on the 3200, opened a pack of these cool star wars cards in this game that I play and got a Darth Vader card and sold it for $30, and most importantly, I GOT A 32 ON THE ACT!!!! Ready to rek fam.

Adidas Adizero Boston 6 Miles: 15.60
Night Sleep Time: 7.45Nap Time: 0.08Total Sleep Time: 7.53
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Total Distance
10.70

​15 morning and Weights + 65:00 afternoon

​4x800 at CV with equal recovery, then 3x85 second hills at CV effort

Today is April 8 and I haven't blogged in forever..

I suck at hills. That's about all i remember from this workout. It wasn't too hard I'm pretty sure

(Retired) Saucony Type A Miles: 10.70
Night Sleep Time: 8.47Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.47
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Total Distance
9.50

​50:00 + 25:00

Today is April 8 and I haven't blogged in forever..

 

Adidas Adizero Boston 6 Miles: 9.50
Night Sleep Time: 7.33Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.33
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Total Distance
7.50

​60:00

Today is April 8 and I haven't blogged in forever..

Adidas Adizero Boston 6 Miles: 7.50
Night Sleep Time: 7.82Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.82
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7.30

​25 + 30

Today is April 8 and I haven't blogged in forever..

Adidas Adizero Boston 6 Miles: 7.30
Night Sleep Time: 9.48Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 9.48
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Total Distance
279.08
(Retired) Saucony Type A Miles: 87.20Adidas Adizero Boston 6 Miles: 187.80
Night Sleep Time: 249.73Nap Time: 10.67Total Sleep Time: 260.40
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