I'm retired from racing. Really.

November 21, 2019

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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: 4.00 Month: 54.50 Year: 776.00
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: 495.60
Trail N2 2 Orange Lifetime Miles: 418.00
Road M2 3 Orange Lifetime Miles: 333.50
Road N2 Purple Lifetime Miles: 313.50
Trail M2 Lime/black Lifetime Miles: 61.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
6.000.000.000.000.006.00

PM- It was SOOOO nice to sleep in today.  6 mile run in the hot evening with the jogging stroller, 3 miles with Paul.  Stopped by his house to see Seth- cute baby with lots of brown hair.  Easy run.  Should be a fun 10k tomorrow.

I ran about 76 miles the first 2 weeks of month combined as I was taking a mini break and recovering from my trail marathon.  The last 3 weeks, though, I averaged 14 miles a day.  Projected to a month, that would give me 376 miles, which I believe would be an alltime high (ran 337 last Aug).  And I have 386 miles planned for next month.  Wow.

Adrenaline- 458

Weight: 0.00
Comments
From josse on Fri, Aug 01, 2008 at 20:45:44

Your entry sounds like mine today. What race are you running, have fun, 10k's are the funnest of them all;)

From Jon on Fri, Aug 01, 2008 at 20:56:53

Josse, I am doing the very low key Wheat and Beet 10k in the metropolis of Garland. Did it last year with James, too. $5 entry plus $3 after for breakfast- can't beat that. I think Paul, Cody, and Walter are coming, so it will be pretty stacked for a small town race.

Yup, we both slept in. But you are lucky- even with my sleeping in, I only got 6.5 hours of sleep (the most this week) and still woke up at 5. I look forward to Sundays SOOO much because they are my only day to ever sleep in past 5 am. Yeah!

From bc on Fri, Aug 01, 2008 at 23:27:01

Jon yes I did and sent you a reply a few minutes after you sent me the private post. I've sent posts like that before and had no response, but I did send a reply. Maybe it goes to Sasha, because yours was addressed as if it came from Sasha. Anyway yes you can.

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