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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. Captaine 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. 

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Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 127.10 Year: 1424.19
Saucony Type A Lifetime Miles: 223.00
Adidas Adizero Boston 6 Lifetime Miles: 380.27
Saucony Freedom ISO Lifetime Miles: 367.75
Total Distance
244.40
Saucony Type A Miles: 41.60Adidas Adizero Boston 6 Miles: 77.10Saucony Freedom ISO Miles: 113.40
Night Sleep Time: 251.65Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 251.65
Race: Hurricane Invitational (0.497 Miles) 00:02:06, Place overall: 6, Place in age division: 5
Total Distance
8.70

​60:00

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

​Wowsers. I haven't ran an 800 in so long I forgot how epic it was. My plan was to just try to run fast and not worry about position or pace, but rather to just make myself hurt. What I really wish I would've done was worked on form. I feel like if I would've ran with actual running form I would've done so much better. ALSO, Alex's foot got rekt and he still ran .3 seconds faster than me, so shoutout to him for being a beast.

Saucony Type A Miles: 8.20
Night Sleep Time: 8.62Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.62
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Night Sleep Time: 9.97Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 9.97
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Total Distance
14.90

90:00 + 25

​2x15 minute tempo with 10 minute recovery near end of run

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

Ran super far in the morning. Also ran into a bush and cut my leg open so that's cool. Tempo wasn't very hard and we worked on packing together.

Adidas Adizero Boston 6 Miles: 14.90
Night Sleep Time: 8.67Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.67
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Total Distance
6.40

15 morning weights + 50:00 panther relays

 

Saucony Freedom ISO Miles: 4.60
Night Sleep Time: 7.25Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.25
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Total Distance
9.60

​25 morning + 50 afternoon

Saucony Freedom ISO Miles: 9.60
Night Sleep Time: 7.85Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.85
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Total Distance
8.60

​15 morning and weights + 45 afternoon w striders

 

 

Adidas Adizero Boston 6 Miles: 8.10
Night Sleep Time: 8.22Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.22
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Race: Desert Hills Invitational (0.994 Miles) 00:04:40
Total Distance
10.70

​25 morning + 70 afternoon w race

 

​Need to figure out my crap (pun intended) in my 1600. Still ran a hard race but i had to slow down big time on my last lap..

Saucony Type A Miles: 9.70
Night Sleep Time: 7.40Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.40
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Total Distance
6.80

​50:00

 

​Did a nice hilly run by myself around the mountains behind desert hills. Kept an avg of like 7:15 while chaging a total of 2000 elevation. Felt good to push hard up and down hills for an hour.

Saucony Freedom ISO Miles: 6.80
Night Sleep Time: 9.87Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 9.87
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Night Sleep Time: 8.02Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.02
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Total Distance
15.60

​80 morning + 25 afternoon

​like 5 minute of easy tempo and 15 of CV pace in middle of run

​Pretty nice workout during a long run. We were working on packing and I was supposed to be in the back and keeping everyone toghether, but we went down fire station hill in the last minute of the workout and everyone decided to go 4:10 pace and I was not down for that so I kept going at CV effort. Coach got mad but I wasn't about to go jack up my knee just to run super fast for one minute.

Saucony Freedom ISO Miles: 15.60
Night Sleep Time: 7.75Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.75
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Total Distance
8.10

15 morning and weights + 50 afternoon

 

​Nice chill run because we have a race thursday/friday this week so shifted workouts

Adidas Adizero Boston 6 Miles: 8.10
Night Sleep Time: 8.22Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.22
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Total Distance
10.50

​50 morning + 25 afternoon w striders

 

​Ran in the morning because of youngster meet. My watch died for the first time today :( luckily we do something evert sunday that allows him to come back to live and be happy.

Saucony Freedom ISO Miles: 10.00
Night Sleep Time: 8.25Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.25
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Race: Distance Carnival/Multis (2 Miles) 00:10:00, Place overall: 4, Place in age division: 4
Total Distance
10.50

15 morning + 60 afternoon w races

 

Started off the meet with a solid 4x1600 with Dallen Julien and Mitch. I think we all ran around 4:40 something. I got 4:40 barely. The wind was freaking killer.

The main event of the day, however, was the 3200. The plan was to get as many people qualified as possible. This includes Xander, Mikey, Logan, and Alex. And maybe Nathan, but not sure if he's ready yet so I think his goal was to just stick with us as long as possible. Anyways. Mitch and I were in the back and Julien and Dallen were in the front. Everyone else was supposed to be in between us. We all managed to run the first mile mostly togehter, and we only ran like a 4:58. Then, everything changed when the fire nation attacked. Dallen and Julien got tired and Xander took the lead. Logan started to fall back so I surged up to help Mikey. He started throwing up so I surged up to help reconnect Alex. It was at this moment that I realised we'd muffed up. Alex wasn't looking to hot so I sprinted up to Xander, who was a whopping 20 meters in front of me. Julien and Dallen were dead and definitely looked that way too. I caught Xander with like 600m to go, and he was in second place of the race at this point. I was dead af tired but I knew I had to push for him to get it. We cross the finish line at 8:49. Only a 1:09, I'm thinking. So I give it everything I have and am yelling at Xander and we are pushing our guts out and we get to the back stretch and I'm yelling at him telling him he has to beat me and everyone is going wild and he zooms past me and we finish and it blowed. He got 9:59. Less than 1 second away from state qualifying. So I mean it's whatever. Xander ran an excellent race and I guarentee that he will qualify, but it just kinda sucked because we had 4 guys who we were confident we would state qualify, and none of them got it. Xander was pretty down on himself, but I told him to just take all of the positives out of it, and we would definitely get it soon.

 

Adidas Adizero Boston 6 Miles: 7.50
Night Sleep Time: 8.42Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.42
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Total Distance
6.00

​45 minutes

 

​Was planning on just a chill run at the meet because I didn't race, so I went on the warmup with the 4x800 guys, and when I got back coach asked if I wanted to do some 400 repeats at the girl's 800 pace. I was very excited about this offer because I wanted to run hard after the sadness of yesterday. I just ran the 2nd half of each girl's 800 at their pace, which was about 1:13-17. Wasn't very hard, considering it was running a mile at 2 mile pace, with a break between each lap. The guys looked pretty solid too, only missing the school record by about 3 seconds.

Saucony Freedom ISO Miles: 6.00
Night Sleep Time: 7.95Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.95
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Total Distance
10.80

40 + 40 minutes

 

​Had our annual Staheli Softabll game at the farm at 7:30, so I just ran down there from my house at like 6:45 and had my mom bring me stuff. Ran home after. Ran home after. Didn't get the total 90 that I had planned for, but with my mini workout yesterday and the little running I did in softball, I'd say it's alright.

Saucony Freedom ISO Miles: 10.80
Night Sleep Time: 6.80Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.80
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Night Sleep Time: 10.08Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 10.08
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Total Distance
10.40

​75:00

​Fartleks 1-2-1-2-1 with 3 minutes recovery between.

I'm not sure how or why he thought of this, but Colton said we should run the last 10 miles of the Marathon course. So that's what we did. Met at Vernon Worthen then drove up 10 miles and ran back down the hill. Not too steep so it didn't jack up my back or knee or anything so that's good. Went and got some *healthy* Crepes after.

Saucony Freedom ISO Miles: 10.40
Night Sleep Time: 9.33Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 9.33
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Total Distance
8.40

​15 morning and weights + 50 afternoon w striders

 

​Been working on form lately and getting my Cadence up. Just driving more and snapping the foot back quicker. Ran to Coach's house and helped him lift a hecka heavy boulder looking boulder. Hurt my back while lifting but I was blessed as it did not hurt the rest of the run or at all today so that's super bueno.

Adidas Adizero Boston 6 Miles: 8.40
Night Sleep Time: 8.38Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.38
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Total Distance
12.70

25 morning + 65 afternoon workout

​3x1000 at CV pace with 5 minute recovery between, followed by 4x400 at 1600 pace and 4x200 at 800 pace with 2 minute recovery between.

​HARD WORKOUT ATH. Finally haha. Managed to hit all of my times. Got 1:09-08-07-06 on the 400s, and 31-30-29-29 on the 200s so thats super good. Felt good to finally go hard and it was hard to get myself to go on a cooldown.

Saucony Type A Miles: 12.70
Night Sleep Time: 9.13Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 9.13
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Total Distance
7.60

15 morning weights + 45 afternoon

 

​4/20. Ran up to highland and dropped off papers for the So Utah half. Ran up a pile of woodchips and tripped and scraped my leg in honor of 4/20. Worth it.

Saucony Freedom ISO Miles: 7.60
Night Sleep Time: 8.10Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.10
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Total Distance
9.20

​25 morning + 50 afternoon

 

​Nice chillin at the track meet. Don't race until tomorrow. The guys didn't do too hot in the 1600, so hopefully they bounce back tomorrow.

Saucony Freedom ISO Miles: 9.20
Night Sleep Time: 8.37Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.37
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Race: Dixie Invitational (1.988 Miles) 09:39:00, Place overall: 7, Place in age division: 2
Total Distance
8.50

65:00

Also ran the 800 and only ran a 2:09. Started out 61 and my legs were dead and I sucked it up lol

The 3200 was epic. I started out a little bit further back than I shoul've, but I still got a solid 1 second PR. Xander told me to just go run my race and not worry about him qualifying, because if we try to run the exact pace it will be risky. He finished with a solid 9:45, PRing by 14 seconds from just last week! What a baller. I felt pretty good and my form looked way better than ever, so that's a plus. Next up is Orem and my plan is to stay connected to the front pack as much as possible.

Adidas Adizero Boston 6 Miles: 6.00
Night Sleep Time: 9.40Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 9.40
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Night Sleep Time: 8.67Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.67
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Total Distance
14.80

​80 morning + 20 afternoon

​5 tempo then 10 CV

​Nice run this morning. I focused on form and I felt super good. Very nice knee drive and it felt good to go fast because the weather was super nice this morning.

Saucony Freedom ISO Miles: 14.80
Night Sleep Time: 8.08Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.08
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Total Distance
8.20

​15 morning weights + 45 afternoon

Adidas Adizero Boston 6 Miles: 8.20
Night Sleep Time: 8.17Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.17
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Total Distance
11.00

60 morning workout + 25 afternoon

Saucony Type A Miles: 11.00
Night Sleep Time: 8.53Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.53
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Total Distance
7.50

​15 monring and weights + 45 afternoon

Saucony Freedom ISO Miles: 8.00
Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00
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Total Distance
7.90

25 morning + 25 afternoon and striders

Adidas Adizero Boston 6 Miles: 7.90
Night Sleep Time: 7.83Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.83
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Race: Tiger Trials (2 Miles) 00:09:53, Place overall: 4, Place in age division: 1
Total Distance
10.00

​About 60-70 minutes total. Watch died :(

Also ran the 1600 today but posted it on tomorrow.

​Wowsers. The wind blowwwwed. Was ready to throw down. Felt so freaking good. I was gonna go sub 9:35. 3rd or 4th lap in I literally tore a muscle in my upper right back. Like I felt it rip. Tried to shake it out and it went numb I think from the adrenaline. The pain hit hard on lap 7 and I just kept truckin along. Was within range to the leaders most of the race but the wind was killer and I was dying, so I never caught up. Last lap some dude tried to catch me and I was mad so I beat him by .05 seconds for a solid 4th place of 9:53.. It's okay tho. My back hurt so bad afterward that I barely made it back to our team spot to get someone to help me. Could hardly breathe and I couldn't move. Laid down most of the bus ride home and it felt a little better when I got home. Gonna go see a chiropractor in the next few days and get it checked out. I blame the guys team for bullying me and making me stressed to the point that my muscles were so tense that they decided to kill themselves. Thanks.

Adidas Adizero Boston 6 Miles: 8.00
Night Sleep Time: 8.83Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.83
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Race: Tiger Trials (1 Miles) 00:04:39, Place overall: 23, Place in age division: 5
Total Distance
1.00

​1600 was yesterday

 

​Man we really need to get our crap together and figure out this race. We always go out good the first two laps and then act like a bunch of pansies and die out. Really gonna focus on going ham at state and getting a sub 4:30. Third lap I've just gotta actually push no matter what.

Night Sleep Time: 7.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.50
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Total Distance
244.40
Saucony Type A Miles: 41.60Adidas Adizero Boston 6 Miles: 77.10Saucony Freedom ISO Miles: 113.40
Night Sleep Time: 251.65Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 251.65
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