I'm retired from racing. Really.

July 10, 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:


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: 12.00 Month: 16.00 Year: 725.00
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: 266.00
Road N2 3 Grey Lifetime Miles: 112.50
Road M3 Black And Blue 2 Lifetime Miles: 65.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles

AM- 6 mi, 2 shooting stars.  I was so tired all day yesterday- slept through sunday school, took a nap before church, and still went to bed ~9:30.

PM- Trail run.  I only get one per week with my schedule, now, so I have to enjoy them.  Cody and I ran Green Canyon- 4 miles of singletrack, 1 mile road.  48:30 up (9:30 pace), 33:15 down (6:39 down).  The roles were reversed today- I never stopped for a bathroom break, and Cody had to stop five (5) times!  Granted, I've made him stop many more times than he has me throughout the years, but I can safely say I've never made him stop five times on one run.  It was funny- I kept laughing.  1:21:45 for the run (8:11 avg).

Adrenaline- 464, 800- 28

Weight: 0.00
From wheakory on Mon, Aug 04, 2008 at 15:06:37

My body shuts down on Sundays too, it's because it a shock to our nervous system that were not running or exercising. This fatigue is normal just take advantage and rest. Also a newborn is a lot to take on too.

Jon - very nice race this weekend. Your really going to blow away all your goal times.

From RivertonPaul on Mon, Aug 04, 2008 at 17:21:31

I always feel like sleeping through priesthood.

From Jon on Mon, Aug 04, 2008 at 17:25:23

I hear you, Paul. Mine is mid-afternoon, when I normally take a nap during my commute home (don't worry- I'm have a 1 hour van ride, and I don't drive).

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