I'm retired from racing. Really.

January 21, 2020

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Member Since:

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

AM- Met Barry at the zoo, and we did a few laps on the trails around Cleveland Park, then ran quite a ways north on the Swamp Rabbit trail.  Stopped at 18, then I added on a few more by myself at the end.  20 miles total with 1300 ft climbing/1300 descending, in 2:38:15.  Averaged 7:20 pace on the flat stuff (pretty good considering 1/3 or more of it was snow covered and/or ice packed), slower on the trails.  Felt good the whole time.  My first 20 mile run since Grand Canyon on Oct 11 (wow, that was a long time ago), and, sadly, my first long run with more than 1/2 on pavement since October 2009.  15 month streak ended today.  Long runs are much better when you have someone to talk to.  And we saw tons of runners on the trail (40+?), compared to zero last Saturday.

NB 769 3 Miles: 20.00
Weight: 0.00
From Rob Murphy on Sat, Jan 15, 2011 at 15:27:05 from

Nice run Jon. Wish I could have joined you.

From Aaron Kennard on Sat, Jan 15, 2011 at 15:38:13 from

That's odd...you and I did virtually a mirror image run today....except i'm sure yours was much faster paced.

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