I'm retired from racing. Really.

June 24, 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: 0.00 Month: 94.00 Year: 628.50
XT Wings 3 Lifetime Miles: 235.00
Fastwitch Lifetime Miles: 82.50
Peak Lifetime Miles: 282.00
Trail N1 Lifetime Miles: 86.50
Road N1 Lifetime Miles: 31.00
Stinson Lifetime Miles: 541.50
Fuel 2 (road) Lifetime Miles: 463.50
Trail M2 2 Black Lifetime Miles: 394.50
Trail M2 3 Lifetime Miles: 421.60
Trail N2 2 Orange Lifetime Miles: 237.50
Road M3 Black And Blue Lifetime Miles: 458.00
Road M2 3 Orange Lifetime Miles: 135.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
10.500.000.000.000.0010.50

AM- Scrubbed my morning run because A) I couldn't fall asleep until midnight due to daylight savings and a Sunday nap, and B) I knew I would need extra time to get to work due to 6-8" of snow that fell last night.  It took over 1.5 hours to get to work- fun times.  I guess I'll get just one run in this afternoon.

PM- 18" of snow in 18 hours at my house, and it's still coming down.  But my lovely wife shoveled all the snow!  I planned to do a speed workout but my hamstring is still very tight and twingy, so I didn't want to aggravate it.  Ended up doing 10.5 easy miles.  And I scheduled a massage for Wed to get my leg worked out.

Adrenaline 2 Miles: 10.50
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From wheakory on Mon, Mar 09, 2009 at 12:48:36 from 134.50.89.33

Nice long run yesterday Jon. Great job on the trail and keeping your donut streak alive. We had 3 inches of snow yesterday which made it real icy this morning.

From Adam RW on Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 10:20:02 from 155.101.152.103

I don't know what gives about the snow difference. I think they had 30in near Park City. Have fun tomorrow (Wed)... I haven't had a scheduled massage for going on two years now. I still think Sasha has to get a blog sponsored masseuse.

From Jon on Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 10:49:55 from 138.64.2.78

Adam- I became a big convert last year. I probably got 4-6 during the season- it's a life saver on the muscles when you are running 80-90 mile weeks. I found that my upper body actually needed it more than my legs, especially my back and neck.

From Adam RW on Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 11:03:25 from 155.101.152.103

Jon-I agree entirely. It is just tough justifying it on the budget :(

From Jon on Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 12:09:50 from 138.64.2.78

True that. I get a small personal amount in our budget, and it all goes towards shoes, entry fees, and massage. Nothing left over.

From Predog on Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 21:49:40 from 75.162.216.95

man that's the biggest snowstorm all year! ouch. and right during when it is supposed to warm up too! Dang. Guess my hopes of it being melted by the time I get back are gone. :(

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