I'm retired from racing. Really.

December 11, 2019

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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: 11.00 Month: 31.00 Year: 814.00
Fastwitch Lifetime Miles: 82.50
Trail N1 Lifetime Miles: 86.50
Road N1 Lifetime Miles: 31.00
Stinson Lifetime Miles: 541.50
Trail M2 2 Black Lifetime Miles: 418.50
Trail M2 3 Lifetime Miles: 495.60
Trail N2 2 Orange Lifetime Miles: 418.00
Road M2 3 Orange Lifetime Miles: 333.50
Road N2 Purple Lifetime Miles: 335.50
Trail M2 Lime/black Lifetime Miles: 66.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
6.000.000.000.000.006.00

Very nice, warm run on a 65 deg evening at 10:30 on the beach in Cocoa Beach, Florida.  No moon, so it was very dark, allowing me to see the cruise boats steaming out to sea.  I practically had the beach to myself and really enjoyed it.  The high was 10 deg in Logan today, so this was a nice change.  I wandered into the water at the very end, so I am hoping my shoes dry fast enough for a morning run tomorrow.  Now I will shower and sleep.  Tomorrow I will spend all day presenting my engineering drawing of the Ares Rocket to NASA that I have spent the past 6 months on at work.  Hope it goes well.

Adrenaline Miles: 6.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From redrooster on Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 00:09:54

man, that is not fair, it is just too cold here, but in three weeks I get to go to San Diego for a few days. I see I finally made your favorites list, right on!

hope the arch is healing. good luck with the rocket presentation

From Ruthie on Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 00:47:09

I am so JEALOUS!!!

From JimF on Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 10:44:41

Running on the beach sounds really nice since I am looking at the window at 10" of snow right now. I hope your presentation went well! Sounds like a fun project.

From jtshad on Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 15:17:17

Have fun in Florida!

How did the presentation go? 6 months well spent?

From Jon on Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 16:08:48

Thanks everyone. The presentation went well- I was speaking for a full 8 hours. That sure is tiring.

From cody on Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 10:08:38

You have never had a problem talking for that long before... I can picture it right now. Jon entertaining rocket scientists with his sweet jokes....

From Walter on Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 10:15:37

Oh you freakin' dog! You better try and soak up every last minute of warm weather you can! No slouching! haha

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