I'm retired from racing. Really.

November 26, 2020

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Member Since:

Feb 24, 2007



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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:


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!

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 15.00 Month: 95.00 Year: 1257.00
Fastwitch Lifetime Miles: 82.50
Trail N1 Lifetime Miles: 86.50
Road N1 Lifetime Miles: 31.00
Trail M2 Lime/black Lifetime Miles: 228.50
Road N2 Black And Green Lifetime Miles: 409.00
Road N2 3 Grey Lifetime Miles: 214.00
Road M3 Black And Blue 2 Lifetime Miles: 225.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles

Left for work this morning at 1:15 AM to support NASA's Ares I-X launch.  Hopefully it goes ok.  If it flies today, I travel to Florida tomorrow for a couple of weeks work doing disassembly.  I almost feel like Kory, waking up this early for work.  Or Davy on the days he does his crazy 2 am 30 mile runs.

Recovery is going fine, other than being tired from only a few hours sleep.  Sore hamstrings, but everything else is great.  I might, **might** go for a short run tomorrow.  Or maybe not.  Doesn't really matter- not planning on any miles this week.

Weight: 0.00
From Adam RW on Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 08:09:25 from

Good luck with the flight. I was watching some stuff on the news about it this morning. Sorry about the travel again. Congrats on making it through your first ultra relatively unscathed.

From Paul on Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 08:29:41 from

It's actually not a bad time to go to Florida, since it's snowing here this morning.

From Kory on Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 14:23:21 from

Hope things go well. If you do have to go to Florida at least you'll have good weather. Great run on Saturday, very impressive. I hope you have got plenty of rest since then? Take care Jon and I hope things go well again.

From crockett on Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 15:43:51 from

I saw that crack about my crazy early morning runs. Fly rocket fly! Of course you guys are all too young...didn't live through all those moon shots like I did. I even remember the Gemini missions.

From BlondeRunner on Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 21:55:33 from

looks like you are a fast guy

From todd kelly on Mon, Nov 02, 2009 at 02:53:57 from

great job on the ov50 wow your fast. you stud.

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