I'm retired from racing. Really.

January 22, 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: 112.50 Year: 112.50
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: 292.50
Trail M2 3 Lifetime Miles: 395.10
Trail N2 2 Orange Lifetime Miles: 237.50
Road M3 Black And Blue Lifetime Miles: 454.00
Road M2 3 Orange Lifetime Miles: 23.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
14.000.000.000.000.0014.00

I just posted my 2010 year in review on my GSR page.

It's Tuesday, which means a night run at Paris Mtn with Barry.  Enjoyable, as always, with perfect weather (50 deg or so).  Unfortunately, it also meant tons of mountain bikers- we saw more than 2 dozen on the trail.  The run was very enjoyable and seemed to fly by- I looked at my watch near the end expecting to see 1:15 or so, but instead saw we had been going for 1:53, and weren't done yet.  Longest run since the start of November, I think.  Good times.  I even had a few encounters with a bunch of east coast thorns.  My legs definitely aren't Barkley Ultramarathon bad...


... but they did get rather chewed up.  Definitely worth it, though.

XT Wings 3 Miles: 14.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From jun on Tue, Jan 04, 2011 at 23:29:24 from 68.171.231.20

Oh snap! Trail - 1, Jon - 0.

From Jon on Tue, Jan 04, 2011 at 23:40:03 from 98.71.138.92

Nah, they're not bad at all. I just wanted to post a cool picture. I think I only have 10 or so scratches.

From jtshad on Wed, Jan 05, 2011 at 14:44:15 from 204.134.132.225

Ouch! Not that bad, only 10 stratches...per knee cap!

From Jon on Wed, Jan 05, 2011 at 18:53:41 from 98.71.138.92

To clarify, those aren't my legs. Those are someone who did the first 20 miles of Barkley.

From David Nelson on Wed, Jan 05, 2011 at 23:57:37 from 24.16.172.53

Nice annual review, I'll comment here instead of GSR. Hopefully you don't match that "between jobs" bit for a few more years, nice as it sounds.

I signed for the Chuckanut Mountain 50k again, it filled in less than 2 hours. You'll have to come do it some year, it's a popular one and a pretty good challenge. Looking forward to your 2011 plan.

From Jon on Thu, Jan 06, 2011 at 08:25:36 from 98.71.138.92

Enjoy the 50k, Dave. There are definitely some nice races in WA I'd like to do- Chuckanut, WR50, even do a run around the entire Wonderland trail.

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