I'm retired from racing. Really.

June 19, 2018

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Member Since:

Feb 24, 2007



Goal Type:


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:


None for now

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: 12.00 Month: 74.00 Year: 608.50
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: 382.50
Trail M2 3 Lifetime Miles: 421.60
Trail N2 2 Orange Lifetime Miles: 237.50
Road M3 Black And Blue Lifetime Miles: 458.00
Road M2 3 Orange Lifetime Miles: 130.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles

Woke up at 4 am for my morning run only to find my wife in the bath, trying to make the pains of her contractions go away.  Sure enough, I bagged the run and work and we headed to the hospital.  At 1:48 PM, Aspen Marie Allen entered the world.  Mom and baby are great. 

Finally snuck in a run at 8 pm- did 10 miles to the canal.  Out at 7 min pace, back at 6:30 pace.  Last mile was 6:20.  Back to the hospital now.

767- 265

Weight: 0.00
From Cody on Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 23:35:03

Congrats Man!

From Logan on Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 23:38:49

Congratulations Jon. I love the name Aspen. You will know be even more busier.

From Paul Petersen on Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 23:41:07

Alright!! Congrats!

From steve ashbaker on Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 23:47:35

Holy Cats Jon! I don't remember anything about Bethany being pregnant. Congatulations though Jon!

From Lybi on Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 23:52:07

Ashbaker, Ashbaker...you need to brush up on your blog trivia. Bethany is married to Cody. Marci is Jon's.

CONGRATULATIONS JON and MARCI! Aspen is such a beautiful name. Can't believe you ran today, though!

From steve ashbaker on Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 00:04:56

Oh my gosh! I'm so sorry Jon, I had a long day today and it's not over yet so I guess I'm just.. a bit tired tonight. Congrats anyway!

From wheakory on Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 00:31:11

That great Jon. Congratulations and enjoy that newborn baby. There's nothing more special than God's gift.

From Shauna on Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 00:38:06

Congratulations!! What a beautiful name! And you still got in a run!

From jtshad on Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 09:59:32

Congratulations! Glad to hear mom and Aspen are doing well.

From jim on Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 10:08:37

Congratulations!! Glad everyone is healthy. Enjoy this special time.

From Jon on Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 17:21:13

Thanks everyone. And no worries, Steve.

From Chad on Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 17:39:44

Congrats, Jon & Marci. I can't believe you went out for a run. Look forward to seeing you this weekend.

From Sasha Pachev on Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 21:33:25

Congratulations on the baby! And in honor of Marci push hard on WBR to get as close to labor as a man can.

From josse on Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 21:34:40

Congrats on the new baby! CAUTION-sleepless nights just ahead!!

From Adam RW on Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 22:28:19

That is great news. I'm very happy for you FOUR!

From dave holt on Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 22:30:26

Congratulations guys!

From David Nelson on Fri, Jun 13, 2008 at 11:27:37

Congrats on the baby -- and the new canyon trail. What a week!

From James on Fri, Jun 13, 2008 at 14:15:42

Congrats to both of you! No details on weight, height,etc?

From Kim on Sat, Jun 14, 2008 at 22:28:12

Congratulations! There is nothing in this world like a new baby in the family!

From Lucia on Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 14:30:35

Congratulations! Looooove the name, and the picture is just adorable!!!

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