I'm retired from racing. Really.

January 24, 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:


None for now

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: 23.00 Month: 99.50 Year: 99.50
Fastwitch Lifetime Miles: 82.50
Trail N1 Lifetime Miles: 86.50
Road N1 Lifetime Miles: 31.00
Trail M2 Lime/black Lifetime Miles: 98.00
Road N2 Black And Green Lifetime Miles: 40.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles

AM in Tooele- Big Workout.  Started at 5:45 am- very dark out in a strange location.  I had looked up places to run and decided to head towards Middle Canyon.  Ran 5 miles out of Tooele and up the canyon- it gets pretty steep towards the top- it gains 800 feet in 2 miles!  First 5 warmup miles were slow as a result- avg 9:00 pace.  The turned around and started the workout- 10x2min at CV pace (5:25 on flat, faster on downhill) w/ 1 min jog in between.  I did my rest jogging uphill to make sure I stayed in the canyon.  First 3 repeats were on killer downhill  (about 500 ft/mile) and were 5:01-5:03 pace!  Wow!  My jogging uphill also kept me on the steep down for longer.  I tried to lean down the hill but it was steep enough that I was putting on the brakes at portions.  Then the next 4 were 5:10-5:18 pace as the hill flattened out (only 200 ft/mile drop).  The last 3 were 5:22-5:27 pace on rolling hills, no net elevation loss.  I figure I dropped 1200-1400 feet during the workout.  Good downhill practice for St. George.  Didn't feel near as hard as doing 1000-1600m repeats on the track in the heat- it is so nice to run in the morning!

Finished the run with 3 tinman tempo miles and about 2.5 more miles of easy running to get me to 15 miles.  Now fly to Denver for a few days.

PM- 7 easy miles with my dad riding along on his bike for some good company.

768- 216

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From Mike Warren on Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 19:48:27

WOW! incredible workout. I would say darn good training for STGM. My money, says you get that sub 2:30.

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