I'm retired from racing. Really.

January 23, 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: 9.00 Month: 121.50 Year: 121.50
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: 292.50
Trail M2 3 Lifetime Miles: 395.10
Trail N2 2 Orange Lifetime Miles: 237.50
Road M3 Black And Blue Lifetime Miles: 454.00
Road M2 3 Orange Lifetime Miles: 28.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
6.500.000.000.000.006.50

I put some goals and potential races for this year on my Green Shorts Running blog.  Basically, it's a whole lot of "I'm not really sure what races I'm going to do this year but will have fun."

PM- Snow day again, worked from home.  Roads are pure ice, and even the snow has a .25" thick layer of pure ice.  Ran to GE and did loops around the track again at 8 pm.  The city is still basically shut down.  6.5 miles or so.

Fuel XC 3 Miles: 6.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From crockett on Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 10:50:10 from 71.32.239.119

A good interesting list, lots of fun. Lots to choose from.

From Superfly on Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 12:22:36 from 208.117.127.110

Wow Jon that's an impressive race schedule. You'll win at least two:)

From jun on Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 14:44:43 from 66.239.250.209

I'm disappointed in Crockett. He said your blog today would be more interesting than his. What he should have done is point me to your personal blog, which I'll go to next. Can't wait to see what you have in store for this year.

From Little Engine That Could on Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 15:02:53 from 68.15.209.4

I see two things here on your blog...first you live in SC and next you want to win a race or two. I'm sure you've seen these small races in your neck of the woods. If not then let me send you the link. http://ultrasontrails.com/

I've only run one of Terri's races and can only comment on that race. It was really well organized, well stocked with food, but the trail could have been marked just a little bit better.

Side note: if a trail isn't marked to the level of a 6 year old I will get lost.

From Jon on Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 16:22:05 from 98.71.187.176

Deborah- I saw those races and they look very interesting. I usually don't run Sunday races, though, and all hers are on Sundays.

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