I'm retired from racing. Really.

September 25, 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: 10.00 Month: 74.00 Year: 967.00
Fastwitch Lifetime Miles: 82.50
Trail N1 Lifetime Miles: 86.50
Road N1 Lifetime Miles: 31.00
Stinson Lifetime Miles: 541.50
Trail M2 2 Black Lifetime Miles: 418.50
Trail M2 3 Lifetime Miles: 455.60
Trail N2 2 Orange Lifetime Miles: 282.50
Road M2 3 Orange Lifetime Miles: 168.00
Road N2 Purple Lifetime Miles: 76.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
13.000.000.000.000.0013.00

Cody picked me up this morning and had a surprise guest- Walter!  He is in town for the holiday and joined us.  We drove to Millville Canyon and ran the very hilly deer fence trail to Dry Canyon, then back almost to Blacksmith Fork.  About 900 ft elevation gain and 900 loss.  Very nice to run on a dirt road/trail the whole time and it wasn't even too muddy from all the rain.  Lots of cows and cow pies, though.  Nice cool temperature.  Pretty easy pace, plus the hills made for slow going.  13.25 miles, 1:53:05, 8:30 avg.

806- 424

Weight: 0.00
Comments
From josse t on Sat, May 24, 2008 at 13:04:13

Look at you and your thumbs up. Cute, It offsets those green shorts;)

From Jon on Sat, May 24, 2008 at 13:07:49

Wait, what are you saying about the green shorts??? I think they match my singlet and red shoes perfectly!

It's easy to be happy and give a thumbs up when you slacked off the first 20 miles of the marathon!

From josse on Sun, May 25, 2008 at 12:53:55

No, No, merry christmas to you;)

I know what you mean that is how I felt in UVM. It is fun to run a marathon like that. It reminds us that we actually do like to do this sport and it can be fun. I wish I would have looked like that on that downhill. See I am actually just jealous.

From Adam RW on Sun, May 25, 2008 at 17:37:52

I think the green shorts go with the continued observation that "winter is finally here!"

From steve ashbaker on Sun, May 25, 2008 at 20:25:18

You really should maybe consider letting your wife dress you from now on Jon. Left a comment for you on my blog. Thanks, Steve.

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