I'm retired from racing. Really.

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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:


Enjoy running, stay fit (and maybe lose a few pounds)

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: 0.00 Month: 4.00 Year: 713.00
Fastwitch Lifetime Miles: 82.50
Trail N1 Lifetime Miles: 86.50
Road N1 Lifetime Miles: 31.00
Trail M2 Lime/black Lifetime Miles: 211.00
Road N2 Black And Green Lifetime Miles: 260.00
Road N2 3 Grey Lifetime Miles: 106.50
Road M3 Black And Blue 2 Lifetime Miles: 65.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles

At the hospital by 5 am today.  Just after lunch, our little girl was born- we now have 4 beautiful children.

Picked up the other kids later in the day and snuck in 6 quick miles before taking them to meet their new sister.  Pretty happy to get in a run any which way.  Tomorrow will probably be similar.  

NB 860 Miles: 6.00
Weight: 0.00
From Bam on Wed, Jan 23, 2013 at 03:10:07 from

Congratulations Jon: a 5k pr and a baby girl within a couple of days - doesn't get much better.

From Dale on Wed, Jan 23, 2013 at 10:09:44 from


From Bret on Wed, Jan 23, 2013 at 12:11:37 from

Congratulations Jon!

From jtshad on Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 13:17:56 from

Congratulations on the new arrival to the Allen clan. Glad to hear everyone is doing well.

From Jake K on Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 13:28:13 from

Congrats Jon. Which of the 4 do you love the most? :-)

From Holt on Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 13:29:02 from

sorry to be belated - congratulations to you guys!

From Jason D on Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 14:28:05 from

Congratulations to you both, Jon. Sounds like you and the young fella are really out-numbered now though!

From Jon on Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 19:03:55 from

Thanks, everyone. Jake- all of them! Jason- yeah, I didn't have any brothers growing up, so it's kinda normal now.

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