I'm retired from racing. Really.

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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!

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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- Ran with Paul and Cody on dirt roads/trails from Paul's house in Smithfield down to Logan Canyon and back.  About 20 deg and steady snow (2-3 inches fell while we ran), which was enjoyable but made for slow going.  I really love snow running, and this was the first of the year.  Saw the new fishing pond at Green Canyon- not sure what to make of it.  Paul had the great idea of doing a Green Canyon triathlon, though the swim would be short.  The bike and run would be fantastic, though.  I am jealous how many nice dirt trails Paul has right by his house. 

Paul did 15 miles, then Cody and I did a few more, including on the ice sheet known as Birch Canyon (note: do not run on it again till spring).  Cody even tested out the slickness with his hand and hip.  21.25 miles total, according to Cody, so I'll round down (yes, I do round down sometimes).  Total time was slow, over 3 hours- I think Cody said about 8:40 pace.  Thanks for the run, guys- nice to run on some good trails with the guys.

NB 769 2 Miles: 21.00
Weight: 0.00
From Kory on Sat, Dec 05, 2009 at 18:19:37 from

Great run and good approach taking it easy. Your endurance is going to be incredible for your Ultra on the horizon. Do you still have a early morning work schedule? If so it doesn't seem to affect your training. Do you have a set goal pace for the Ultra?

From Jon on Sat, Dec 05, 2009 at 19:02:11 from

Kory- yes, I still have to be into work very early. I go to bed at 11 most nights and wake up around 4:30 am for my run.

As for the ultra pace... that's classified info. Can't help any of my competitors ;)

From redrooster on Sat, Dec 05, 2009 at 21:05:40 from

looks like a fun day, I will join you for some of this fun, someday, I promise. looking forward to seeing how this RR100 thing goes, that will be quite the experience!

From Kory on Sat, Dec 05, 2009 at 23:42:41 from

Gotcha on the the unprivileged information. I completely understand. Whatever you train for your going to have an awesome experience because of your confidence and dedication.

From Sandy Dune-Howard on Sun, Dec 06, 2009 at 17:45:37 from

OUCH Jon, you dont need much sleep, I need at least 8hrs or I am a grumpy ol woman LOL

great running :-)

From Superfly on Sun, Dec 06, 2009 at 18:09:19 from

Nice run guys!

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