I'm retired from racing. Really.

October 23, 2017

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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: 0.00 Month: 85.10 Year: 1505.10
XT Wings 3 Lifetime Miles: 235.00
Fastwitch Lifetime Miles: 82.50
Peak Lifetime Miles: 282.00
Trail N1 Lifetime Miles: 86.50
Road N1 Lifetime Miles: 31.00
Stinson Lifetime Miles: 500.50
Fuel 2 (road) Lifetime Miles: 463.50
Trail M2 2 Black Lifetime Miles: 263.00
Trail M2 3 Lifetime Miles: 178.60
Trail N2 2 Orange Lifetime Miles: 237.50
Road M3 Black And Blue Lifetime Miles: 327.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
6.500.000.000.000.006.50

6.5 easy miles on a canal trail near the hospital.  Easy day today, so no second run. 

I saw something very pretty on the run- there were dandelions that had their seeds all ready to blow in the wind.  But it frosted last night, so they each had a small amount of very white frost frozen on them.  They looked like very beautiful, brilliantly-white, fluffy balls of snow.

Ascend- 297

Baby Details: Aspen Marie Allen was born at 1:48 pm on June 11, 7 lb 2.5 oz (the EXACT same as her sister), 20 in.  Mom and baby are both home from the hospital and happily napping.  And I am very proud to report that, unlike her sister, Aspen has an Allen nose.  Though hopefully she gets the rest of her looks from her mom!

Go to http://jonandmarci.blogspot.com/ for some pictures...

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Comments
From Andy on Sat, Jun 14, 2008 at 12:35:50

Congrats to you and Marci. That's crazy that both your kids were the exact same weight when they were born.

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