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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. 

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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
22.40
Nike Airzoom Pegasus 34 Miles: 18.90
Night Sleep Time: 16.25Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 16.25
Total Distance
14.90

5:30 AM

80 min long run with long progression

11.4 mi 7:00 avg

Nice run with the Varsity boys. Missed Julien. Ran a cool loop out towards Bloomington Hills and back into Washington Fields. Dropped to like 6:45 the last 3 or 4 miles. Finished with 2 F pace 200s. Practiced kicking my feet back because I watched some Olympic races yesterday and they kick really hard and I noticed I don't that much. Overall a good run and felt fine.

Side note: In the locker room, I had just finished getting ready and it was just Parker, Evan, and I. I reached down to grab my backpack but it was under my opened locker, and so I slammed the locker shut because my bag was stuck hooked on it and the locker hit me in the head and I fell on the ground and passed out. Was pretty loopy and out of it for like an hour, but I recovered after doing some hardcore math.


4:00 PM

25 min grass run

3.5 mi 7:07 avg

Nice run on the Softball field. Tried some blind running (closing your eyes and running) and had Logan direct me. Pretty scary but I trusted him a lot. Gave up after about a lap and saw like 40 shadows and I just freaked out. Mikey and Nathan were doing it later and their leaders (JD and Dylan) led them into each other and they colided heads hard. That's 3 head injuries in one day so that sucks.

Nike Airzoom Pegasus 34 Miles: 11.40
Night Sleep Time: 7.92Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.92
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Total Distance
7.50

6:15 AM

Weights and 15 min run

2 mi 7:25 avg

Nice run. Freshman race between Boston and Scottie. There were a few erroros on both sides that we had to settle, and in the end neither of them won.


3:45 PM

45 minutes

5.5 mi 8:05 avg

Nice run out in Snow Canyon while we waited for the race. Played some basketball with Allie Parr after at a nearby church and it was super fun. Boston did super good so good job Boston.

Nike Airzoom Pegasus 34 Miles: 7.50
Night Sleep Time: 8.33Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.33
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Race: State (3 Miles) 00:16:08, Place overall: 14, Place in age division: 14
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Well all great things have to end one day, I guess. Ran well the first 2 miles and was in posisition. Does our and tried to stay connected to Alex and Julien. Julien ran really well and took off, Alex and I died out. Finished 14th. Would’ve won if I took 7th, which is worse than I was planning anyways. Win some you lose some. We did really well and tried pretty hard. Regardless of how we ended up, we all pushed pretty hard. PVXC Forever.

Now on to Nike. 

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Total Distance
22.40
Nike Airzoom Pegasus 34 Miles: 18.90
Night Sleep Time: 16.25Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 16.25
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