I'm retired from racing. Really.

September 20, 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: 11.00 Month: 54.00 Year: 947.00
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: 278.50
Road M2 3 Orange Lifetime Miles: 168.00
Road N2 Purple Lifetime Miles: 70.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
0.500.000.000.000.000.50

PM- sick, at home, but pushed the kids around on the bikes a bit in the evening.  Just don't want to be sick anymore. 

Put up a brief review from 2011 with some goals/races for 2012.  Since you were asking, Cody.

Read some interesting reviews of our Liberties as Americans.  America is a great country with great people.  Unfortunately, Washington DC seems to be trying its best to change that and is succeeding at a horrifying rate, even if most people don't seem to know or care.  We, the people, need to say No to DC infringing on our natural and Constitutional rights.  The picture below is sad but true, effective Dec 31, 2011, thanks to NDAA becoming law.

 

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Comments
From Cody on Sun, Jan 08, 2012 at 22:46:06 from 67.177.0.196

Thanks Jon

From Andrea on Mon, Jan 09, 2012 at 11:58:28 from 72.37.171.52

Wow 47 races on the schedule! How many do you anticipate running?

From steve ash on Mon, Jan 09, 2012 at 12:00:02 from 24.10.169.210

Yeah Jon, Thanks for starting my morning off on a positive note..

No, but seriously it needs to be said and it needs to be changed. I can't believe that bill was ever allowed to pass with some of those provisions. Was this one of those omnibus type bills?

From steve ash on Mon, Jan 09, 2012 at 12:05:42 from 24.10.169.210

Slippery slope until the whole constitution/bill of rights is gone eventually:(

From Jon on Mon, Jan 09, 2012 at 14:26:36 from 98.71.175.203

Yes, Steve, I know. I know my posts on the FRB aren't much and might annoy some people, but it needs to be said and this is the only way I have to say it. The NDAA bill was specifically related to the Defense budget and related items (i.e. military detention of Americans).

Andrea- I don't expect to run more than 6 or so of the 47. It's more of a wish list for me to keep track of. I definitely need to narrow it down, though.

From steve ash on Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 02:47:01 from 24.10.169.210

I only wish there were more people like you who would have the courage to stand against these things.

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