I'm retired from racing. Really.

November 13, 2019

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Location:

Greenville,SC,

Member Since:

Feb 24, 2007

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

I also maintain a blogspot running blog. Check it out. 

5k- 16:01, 1/2 marathon- 1:11:37, marathon- 2:34:16, 50k- 3:58, 100 mile- 15:19

Former World Record holder in 100 x 5k relay 

Ultra history:

8-100 mile, 1-100k, 9-50 mile, 2-40 mile, 14-50k-ish

12 wins, 5 CR's, plus four 2nd, five 3rd, 4th, 4th, 5th, 5th, 9th, 16th, 20th, 28th, 38th, and 62nd place, with 1 DNF 

Short-Term Running Goals:

Goals 

None for now

Long-Term Running Goals:

Unretire at some point

Run a sub-6 hr 50 miler

Win a 100 mile ultramarathon

Personal:

I have five cute kids. And I have some rockin short green racing shorts- I wear them mainly because it embarrasses my wife so much. I like ultimate frisbee, trail running, reading, and cheering for the Denver Broncos!   And I have the absolute best wife in the world.  And I used to run for the now-disbanded national Team Pearl Izumi- Ultra!

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 12.00 Month: 42.50 Year: 764.00
Fastwitch Lifetime Miles: 82.50
Trail N1 Lifetime Miles: 86.50
Road N1 Lifetime Miles: 31.00
Stinson Lifetime Miles: 541.50
Trail M2 2 Black Lifetime Miles: 418.50
Trail M2 3 Lifetime Miles: 495.60
Trail N2 2 Orange Lifetime Miles: 418.00
Road M2 3 Orange Lifetime Miles: 333.50
Road N2 Purple Lifetime Miles: 307.50
Trail M2 Lime/black Lifetime Miles: 61.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
4.000.000.000.000.004.00

4 miles on the beach with the wife and daughter in the jogging stroller.  At high tide.  In soft sand.  Rather hard to push a jogging stroller very fast in the sand.

Omni- 421

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Comments
From Bethany on Wed, Nov 07, 2007 at 12:20:12

I started to feel bad for you and then I realized that you were in the sand, on the beach...with your wife and Kinley...thanks for leaving out how warm it was..

From Paul Petersen on Wed, Nov 07, 2007 at 13:01:35

How did you fit your wife in the jogging stroller??

From Jon on Wed, Nov 07, 2007 at 13:45:45

Oh yeah, it was warm, Bethany.

Paul- it was tricky, but we made due. Actually, pushing it in the sand about slowed me down to Marci's speed, so it worked out well.

From Stacy on Wed, Nov 07, 2007 at 22:12:01

Jon-the jogging stroller slowed Marci down to my pace the last time we ran, too. It's the great equalizer.

From Lulu on Wed, Nov 07, 2007 at 22:36:20

Sand?!?! Good Lord, I have pushed my stroller on grass and though I was going to kill myself! I cannot imagine sand! You rock!

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