I'm retired from racing. Really.

December 11, 2018

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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: 6.00 Month: 42.00 Year: 1281.50
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: 459.60
Trail N2 2 Orange Lifetime Miles: 349.50
Road M2 3 Orange Lifetime Miles: 219.00
Road N2 Purple Lifetime Miles: 152.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
16.500.000.000.000.0016.50

AM-6.5 easy.  Disappointed last night wasn't a more exciting game.

PM- 10 miles from the start of the canal to a little ways up the singletrack on the River Trail.  Felt good, though my shoes are worn out resulting in some ankle/achilles pain.  Something strange happened, though... I got passed on my run.  By a girl.  Wearing an iPod.  And she didn't look like a USU track star or anything- she was wearing some mid-calf length exercise pants.  That has never happened before- I rarely get passed during a workout, esp. by a girl (I'm not bragging or being judgmental, just saying how it is).  She blew by me at the start of the canal trail and put a good 30 meters on me in less than a minute.  I was curious and figured this was one of three things: A) She was doing some fast repeat (very unlikely), B) she was just starting her run and sprints out of the blocks, or C) she really was that fast.  I kept her in sight and after about 3 minutes she was definitely not getting further away.  Then she rapidly started coming back to me (I was doing ~7:15 miles).  Within a half mile of when she passed me, I passed her back and she was definitely huffing and puffing.  Apparently B was correct.  It was an enjoyable run, though, and I must mention to the Rooster that there is still a lot of snow/slush on the river trail.  Passable, but wet.

Adrenaline Miles: 17.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From jtshad on Wed, Apr 08, 2009 at 06:31:14 from 207.250.149.27

Jon was chicked...nah, nah, nah! ;-)

From redrooster on Wed, Apr 08, 2009 at 12:47:46 from 129.123.3.31

thanks for the heads up on the snow/slush- but it was several hours too late as I slogged through the same mess earlier in the day. blech. hope it melts soon.

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