I'm retired from racing. Really.

November 24, 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: 9.00 Month: 89.00 Year: 1251.00
Fastwitch Lifetime Miles: 82.50
Trail N1 Lifetime Miles: 86.50
Road N1 Lifetime Miles: 31.00
Trail M2 Lime/black Lifetime Miles: 228.50
Road N2 Black And Green Lifetime Miles: 409.00
Road N2 3 Grey Lifetime Miles: 208.00
Road M3 Black And Blue 2 Lifetime Miles: 225.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles

AM- 6

PM- 7.  I planned on 10, but had to cut the run short due to foot pain.  I have had a pain under my arch for a few weeks that has annoyed me and caused a bit of pain.  I haven't done anything, and it hasn't gotten worse or better.  During today's run, it became painful enough that I started to limp a bit, then it became almost excruciating.  Hmm, better do something now.

Adrenaline Miles: 13.00
Weight: 0.00
From redrooster on Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 22:19:12

do you have high arches?

I ran bear lake again and feel like I am going to throw up with a nasty headache. Does the extra 1400 feet cause that or am I just beat?

From Jon on Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 22:28:46

No, low arches.

1400 feet would not cause elevation sickness like that. It would take several thousand more feet than that. I would chalk it up to being beat.

From redrooster on Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 23:04:24

Now I am afraid my vertigo problems, which can get very severe, are kicking in as these are the early signs (nausea, headache)- related to my hearing loss/autoimmune imbalance in my ears... usually from too much training, too much stress, not enough sleep- all of which I have right now. Hope it will smooth out...

take care of that arch!

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