I'm retired from racing. Really.

January 20, 2020

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Feb 24, 2007



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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: 3.00 Month: 79.50 Year: 79.50
Fastwitch Lifetime Miles: 82.50
Trail N1 Lifetime Miles: 86.50
Road N1 Lifetime Miles: 31.00
Trail M2 Lime/black Lifetime Miles: 98.00
Road N2 Black And Green Lifetime Miles: 26.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles

Lunch- 6 xt and a ton of stretching.  Legs are coming around such that I might run tomorrow. 

Anyone in Iowa or anywhere else with a primary coming up- if you haven't seriously studied Ron Paul, please do so.  I won't tell you to vote for him, but at least give him a few minutes of your time.  Dr. Thomas Woods has a 2 minute summary here of why you should consider Ron Paul:


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From Steve Piccolo on Tue, Jan 03, 2012 at 10:53:05 from

Any idea who he would pick as a VP running mate? With his age, that's a pretty big consideration.

From Rob Murphy on Tue, Jan 03, 2012 at 13:54:07 from

Probably Jefferson Davis.

From Predog on Tue, Jan 03, 2012 at 13:54:17 from

Agreed, Jon.

From Jon on Tue, Jan 03, 2012 at 21:21:59 from

No idea, Steve. He's getting old, but they say he's physically active. Might have a better chance of 4 years than Newt.

Rob- said like a true Southerner.

From Rob Murphy on Wed, Jan 04, 2012 at 19:06:00 from

The reason I suggested Jefferson Davis (even though he is something like 210 years old - older even than Ron Paul) is because Dr. Woods was a founding member of the League of the South, a group that favors a renewed secessionist movement along with libertarian and paleocon causes as well. I had a neighbor in Greenville who was a member and he was always sharing the groups newsletter with me which frequently had guest columns by Tom Woods. Also, Paul has been tweeting recently against the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and hating Abraham Lincoln.

All positions Jefferson Davis would support.

From Rob Murphy on Wed, Jan 04, 2012 at 19:07:14 from

I just checked wikipedia... turns out Davis is dead.

From Jon on Wed, Jan 04, 2012 at 21:25:03 from

Yeah, I kinda figured Davis was dead. It would be pretty amazing if he wasn't.

From Rob on Thu, Jan 05, 2012 at 10:41:53 from

I have a lot of great ideas, that doesn't mean I should run for President. I view the President as a spokesman for the United States and if someone can't even stand in front of a camera for 60 seconds without coming across as a complete moron how can they be expected to represent the country. People need to respect the person in charge and this certainly isn't him.


Sorry, I normally stay out of political debates cause I know someone like Rob would tear me apart. But I just couldn't refrain myself.

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