I'm retired from racing. Really.

July 05, 2020

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Feb 24, 2007



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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:


Enjoy running, stay fit (and maybe lose a few pounds)

Long-Term Running Goals:

Unretire at some point

Run a sub-6 hr 50 miler

Win a 100 mile ultramarathon


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: 4.00 Year: 713.00
Fastwitch Lifetime Miles: 82.50
Trail N1 Lifetime Miles: 86.50
Road N1 Lifetime Miles: 31.00
Trail M2 Lime/black Lifetime Miles: 211.00
Road N2 Black And Green Lifetime Miles: 260.00
Road N2 3 Grey Lifetime Miles: 106.50
Road M3 Black And Blue 2 Lifetime Miles: 65.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles

AM- 12.  Good start to the week.  Planning on ~87 this week with only 16 on Sat.

PM- 10, ran the whole Logan River trail while Marci pushed both kids in the jogging stroller.  Ran in my brand new Saucony Progrid Guide TR shoes, from the St. George Running Center.  Good shoes.  Nice day for a run.  McKinley loved throwing rocks into the river afterwards.  1:14:46.

Adrenaline 2 Miles: 12.00Progrid Guide TR Miles: 10.00
Weight: 0.00
From Mike Warren on Mon, May 11, 2009 at 10:13:02 from

Great start to the week!

From superfly on Mon, May 11, 2009 at 10:41:10 from

I love how you guys shoot for the exact number. 87 then 91. I'm way more scatter brained. I'll do like 57 one week 89 then next. Then 109 then back to 94. No real plan just shooting or running from the hip.

From Jon on Mon, May 11, 2009 at 11:01:35 from

Clyde- I have to carefully allot my time and coordinate with my wife. I get home from work at 5 pm, so if my wife needs me back from a run at 6:30, I know exactly how many miles I can run. And when 6 vs 10 miles in the morning means getting up at 4:40 am vs 4:10 am, you better believe I am going to sleep in every minute I can and leave only enough time for the miles I need that week. Nothing left up to chance.

From jtshad on Mon, May 11, 2009 at 11:03:53 from

Just face it Jon, you are just a geeky engineer who loves numbers! ;-)

From Jon on Mon, May 11, 2009 at 11:08:31 from

Maybe. But I also love sleep and family time!

From jtshad on Mon, May 11, 2009 at 11:09:32 from

Amen, thus the early morning runnning!

From Jon on Mon, May 11, 2009 at 11:42:07 from

Well, the early morning running cuts into the sleep, but gives more family time.

One of these days I'll figure out how to consistently get more than 5.5 hours of sleep a night...

From dave holt on Mon, May 11, 2009 at 13:10:26 from

I hear you Jon. It is about the toughest balance in the world!

From Jon on Mon, May 11, 2009 at 13:37:20 from

And you're running twice my mileage, Dave! I have no idea how you do it.

From wheakory on Mon, May 11, 2009 at 13:38:03 from

Jon - with the the lack of sleep do you fine it hard the days you do big workouts. I know a good warm-up helps but lack of sleep probably makes it hard.

How far do you have to commute to work?

From Jon on Mon, May 11, 2009 at 14:58:07 from

Kory- my big workouts are in the afternoon, so I am already awake. But little sleep makes it real hard to get up for my morning runs.

100 mile round trip commute.

From dave holt on Mon, May 11, 2009 at 15:31:11 from

100 miles! - that is how I am able to get in a little more.

From Jon on Mon, May 11, 2009 at 15:40:50 from

Yup- leave for work at 5:40 am, get home at 4:30 pm.

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