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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
91.09
Nike Airzoom Pegasus 34 Miles: 48.06Adidas Energy Boost Miles: 23.89
Night Sleep Time: 73.10Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 73.10
Total Distance
15.04

AM 11.69 Mi

80 min progression run

6:51 avg

Felt exceedingly well today. My ankle is no longer preventing me to run my best and my form was quite well mannered. I look forward to this week and next, the latter containing the most important event in my life to date.


PM 3.35 mi

25 min grass run

7:12 avg

Nike Airzoom Pegasus 34 Miles: 11.69
Night Sleep Time: 7.58Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.58
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Total Distance
9.76

AM 2.08 mi 

15 minutes with weights

7:13 avg

Getting back into weights. Haven’t done them for a while Bc of my back.


PM 7.68 mi

55 min

7:07 avg

Nice run up Green Springs and up into north bridge. Hills kind of hurt my ankle but I think it’s fine

Night Sleep Time: 8.40Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.40
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Total Distance
12.00

AM 3.39 mi

24 min

7:08 avg


PM 8.61

60 min 5x 3:20 @ 5k pace

6:56 avg

First workout all year that I’ve actually struggled with. Not sure why though. My lungs and gut just hurt real bad. I tried treating it like a race and forcing myself to fight through it, but after the 3rd and 4th reps I thought I wa going to die. Led the last one for the most part until the end but I stuck in there and only fell off by like a second or two. Was a good workout that reminded me that I need to fight if I want to be great.

Nike Airzoom Pegasus 34 Miles: 12.00
Night Sleep Time: 8.03Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.03
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Total Distance
9.63

AM 2.02 mi

15 min and weights

7:12 avg


PM 7.61 mi

55 min

7:11 avg

Was pretty tired today and felt like cutting back a few minutes early but I ended up pushing through the end. I’m pretty beat up physically and mentally from yesterday. 

Adidas Energy Boost Miles: 9.63
Night Sleep Time: 9.38Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 9.38
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Total Distance
12.64

AM 3.56 mi

25 min + plyos + yoga

7:04 avg


PM 9.08 mi

60 min w strong finish and striders

6:37 avg

Up the giant turkey farm hill and back. Pushed pretty hard down the hill. Finished sub 6 the last 3 miles. Felt good to go hard at the end. 

Ran Logan’s mile thing for hygiene kits for homeless kids later so that was cool. 

Nike Airzoom Pegasus 34 Miles: 12.64
Night Sleep Time: 8.52Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.52
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Total Distance
4.08

AM 4.08 mi

40 min

Slow avg with very many stops and jogs

Pretty weak run with very little effort. Just ran up to a mustang pass carrying shovels and worked on it for Alex’s project for like 2 hours and then ran back. Trail looks super good though so I think it’s fine. 

Adidas Energy Boost Miles: 4.08
Night Sleep Time: 7.12Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.12
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Total Distance
11.37

AM 8.45 mi

60 min

7:01


PM 2.92 mi

20 min on grass

6:54 avg

Nike Airzoom Pegasus 34 Miles: 8.45
Night Sleep Time: 8.30Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.30
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Total Distance
10.18

AM 2.14 mi

15 min

7:00 avg


PM 8.04 mi

55 min 1-2-1-2-3-4 with recovery equal for blocks of 5 at 5k

6:39 avg

Great workout today. Confidence is key. 

Adidas Energy Boost Miles: 10.18
Night Sleep Time: 7.62Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.62
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Race: Nike Southwest Regionals (3.107 Miles) 00:16:08, Place overall: 102, Place in age division: 102
Total Distance
6.39

15 warm then race then 15 cool

Nike Southwest Regionals was a fun time. I settled a little too early in the race, but still ran pretty fast I think. Connected with Alex at about 800 meters in. First mile was sub 5 (because I leaned over the line hehehe) and I feel like we were in like 80th place or so, and the rest of the race we just passed people. Started to gap Alex and came past 2 miles at about 10:10 and that was also pretty good I thought. Ended with like a 16:00 something. I surged just as I had planned in the zone where I pooped out the last two years and then just continued it hard into the finish because I realized that it was my last race:( passed like 10-20 people in the finishing chute which sucks to me because I could’ve passed like 30 if I would’ve put that energy into my second mile. Overall it was a pretty good last race. I achieved my goal of running hard through the pain and not being a wuss (but I think that happened because I wasn’t going incredibly fast), but I definitely missed my target of being top 30. Oh well.

Sad to say my time with PVXC is over, but it was an absolutely amazing time. Thanks to my bros for being Bros and believing in me, and thanks to my coaches for being the best. Thanks to my mom as well for being way better than anyone else’s moms. 

Footlocker here we come, and onto freaking track season. #Rekt. 

Nike Airzoom Pegasus 34 Miles: 3.28
Night Sleep Time: 8.15Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.15
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Total Distance
91.09
Nike Airzoom Pegasus 34 Miles: 48.06Adidas Energy Boost Miles: 23.89
Night Sleep Time: 73.10Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 73.10
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