I'm retired from racing. Really.

January 29, 2020

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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: 11.00 Month: 115.50 Year: 115.50
Fastwitch Lifetime Miles: 82.50
Trail N1 Lifetime Miles: 86.50
Road N1 Lifetime Miles: 31.00
Trail M2 Lime/black Lifetime Miles: 106.00
Road N2 Black And Green Lifetime Miles: 45.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
14.000.000.000.000.0014.00

AM- ATK club run.  Most of the people were doing 20+ for SGM, but Allie and Cody joined me for 14.  Cody wanted fast the whole way, I wanted slow, so we were debating and trying to change the other's pace the whole way.  Ran from TOU mile 3 to the end of Hollow Rd.  Perfect weather and a great tail wind.  Ended up being 13.84 miles in 1:38:43- is that a sign?  Foot felt ok, we'll see how some ice today and a massage help.  Now for the real taper.

Cody and I followed the online results of the Wasatch 100 all day yesterday and this morning- looks like Geoff Roes shattered the course record by over an hour, with Karl Meltzer close behind.  Corbin Talley should finish, and Davy Crockett is only 17 minutes behind his goal time after lagging as much as 35-40 minutes.  Ultrajim is still going strong, too.

NB 769 2 Miles: 14.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Superfly on Sat, Sep 12, 2009 at 13:44:43 from 208.117.127.110

Good job Jon... I'm going to look and feel like an idiot but I don't get it? Is it a sign for what? I can't see how you could relate that to the marathon next week cuz you'll go much faster than a 2:38.

From Jon on Sat, Sep 12, 2009 at 13:52:38 from 75.169.155.86

No, I don't know what it meant. I just thought is was interesing I did 13.84 in 1.38.4X. Hope it doesn't mean I will do a 2:38.

From Holt on Sat, Sep 12, 2009 at 14:35:01 from 75.169.74.94

That's where Corbin is - I was wondering why he wasn't at Murray yesterday.

From sam Dean-Howard on Mon, Sep 14, 2009 at 07:26:24 from 78.32.130.9

Nice run Jon, well done and yay for the taper cant wait to read eveyone's race reports. how weird is 13.84 in 1.38.4 but good pace for a last long run excellent :)

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