I'm retired from racing. Really.

April 24, 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: 4.00 Month: 51.50 Year: 411.00
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: 343.50
Trail M2 3 Lifetime Miles: 395.10
Trail N2 2 Orange Lifetime Miles: 237.50
Road M3 Black And Blue Lifetime Miles: 458.00
Road M2 3 Orange Lifetime Miles: 89.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
13.000.000.000.000.0013.00

PM- Finally had time for a run late afternoon, so I figured I'd tackle two items at once- went to the gym and watched the first half of the NFL playoff game while running 13 miles. Felt pretty good, a bit tired by the end. Once again, this was my longest run and my first 60+ mile week since June.

Road M2 2 Miles: 13.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Rob Murphy on Sat, Jan 09, 2016 at 17:19:01 from 24.10.247.181

Good work Jon. You'll be ready for the Reedy River Run in April.

From Jon on Sat, Jan 09, 2016 at 20:30:58 from 96.33.87.148

I might be. Except I'm not racing at all. :)

Please refer to my goals at the left.

From Rob Murphy on Sat, Jan 09, 2016 at 20:39:40 from 24.10.247.181

All my races these days are seat-of-the-pants. I usually schedule them 1-2 days out if I feel like racing and have the time. That way I have fun and don't stress over it.

So I guess you could say my goals are to have fun and enjoy the occasional challenge of racing.

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