I'm retired from racing. Really.

January 27, 2020

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Feb 24, 2007



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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:


None for now

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: 3.00 Month: 107.50 Year: 107.50
Fastwitch Lifetime Miles: 82.50
Trail N1 Lifetime Miles: 86.50
Road N1 Lifetime Miles: 31.00
Trail M2 Lime/black Lifetime Miles: 98.00
Road N2 Black And Green Lifetime Miles: 45.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles

AM- 5 on the beach just as it was starting to get light.  I'll have to take mileage this week as I can sneak it in.

PM- 7 while waiting to watch the shuttle launch.  It was delayed 10 minutes before launch due to weather.  I think it's reflective of my week- I came to Florida last Wed to support work that was supposed to start last Wed.  Instead, nothing has happened.  Current schedule is for it to now start this Wed.  One week of doing the best I can to keep busy, but not doing the work I came for.

NB 800 Miles: 5.00NB 769 Miles: 7.00
Weight: 0.00
From jun on Mon, Jul 13, 2009 at 11:39:05 from

On the beach, as in, literally on the beach, barefoot and wet? Or on the boardwalk? Running on the beach is brilliant.

From Jon on Mon, Jul 13, 2009 at 11:44:10 from

On the beach beach. I did it a few times last week at high tide, which is hard cause I'm either in the loose sand or on a steep camber. But it was low tide today, so I was way out to sea on the hard sand, right next to the water. Almost got my feet wet a few times.

From sam Dean-Howard on Mon, Jul 13, 2009 at 15:28:42 from

Cool although I didnt know you had a beach in Logan??

are you on holiday, I live near the coast, and run on a sandy flat beach which is great I love it, although I dont do too much on the beach as I need to do good solid road mileage too :)

From Jon on Mon, Jul 13, 2009 at 16:02:43 from

Sam- I'm in Florida on business travel for who-knows-how-long. I'll probably be in Florida 8-10 weeks or more between now and November.

From sam Dean-Howard on Mon, Jul 13, 2009 at 16:59:03 from

Cool florida I love it over there, great to run somewere different too ENJOY :)

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