I'm retired from racing. Really.

November 19, 2019

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Member Since:

Feb 24, 2007



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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:


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: 4.00 Month: 54.50 Year: 776.00
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: 313.50
Trail M2 Lime/black Lifetime Miles: 61.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles

Just seeing if anyone is still watching the mileage board.

NB 768 Miles: 6.00
Weight: 0.00
From paul on Fri, Feb 06, 2009 at 09:25:08

You need a better hobby.

From dave holt on Fri, Feb 06, 2009 at 09:29:44

Yeah! And I am supposed to be on top! And it matters A LOT to me... SO BACK OFF!

Just for that I will tell you that it was over 50 before 6AM this morning - and we were loving it!

Enjoy the snow this weekend.

From paul on Fri, Feb 06, 2009 at 09:44:20

Dave - meh. It was 44 degrees here in Logan at 5AM. According to the weather report, St. George was only 4 degrees warmer. Thus, I will conclude that we have a very similar climate.

From Jon on Fri, Feb 06, 2009 at 10:05:35

And it was raining in Logan... not snow, rain.

From paul on Fri, Feb 06, 2009 at 10:18:00

That was rain? I had forgot what that was like. I thought it was just PM2.5 precipitating out of the "air".

From mattrow on Fri, Feb 06, 2009 at 11:09:54

Now we know how he is able to log all his miles. He logs all the miles traveled to work, in a car. They are easy miles.

From Jon on Fri, Feb 06, 2009 at 11:13:33

I'd be at the top of the mileage board every week if I did that! 500 commute miles!

From air darkhorse on Fri, Feb 06, 2009 at 13:04:25

Good pseudo scientific analysis there Paul! LOl!!

From dave holt on Fri, Feb 06, 2009 at 13:13:21


that rational sounds eerily similar to that used by my high school students when complaining about all their laundry list of issues.

So thus I conclude that you must still be in high school - and if so, would you like to transfer down to Pine View!

From paul on Fri, Feb 06, 2009 at 13:29:38

Thanks. I think my psuedo-science is as good as anyone's. I also believe the earth is flat and it orbited by the sun. It's the same logic that people use against global warming. "It's cold out today. Therefore global climate change is a liberal hoax." Weather is not equal to climate.

From redrooster on Fri, Feb 06, 2009 at 16:42:21

my careful analysis indicates you are CHEATING- anyway I just passed Cody by 11 miles the honest way, ha ha ha, you guys better be getting worried, I am looking to teach you some lessons in our next race.

From Jon on Fri, Feb 06, 2009 at 16:51:55

What are your next races, Rooster?

From redrooster on Fri, Feb 06, 2009 at 17:21:04

hmmm.... good question.... I tend not to think too far in advance, though I have signed up for the Ogden marathon. And I have a free entry to the SLC 1/2 on April 18 if I want it. But that kind of interferes with the running schedule I am following- do you think I can accomodate it, it is 4 weeks before Ogden- can I shuffle my long runs around for a half marathon four weeks before Ogden? Also, the Providence panda fun run is April 25, that is a must, you guys should join me for that.

From Jon on Fri, Feb 06, 2009 at 20:42:46

Yes, you can definitely do a 1/2 4 weeks before- in fact, I try to schedule a half either 3 or 4 weeks before, sometimes even 2. Just do a 3-4 mile warm up and cooldown and you have a nice 20 miler.

From redrooster on Fri, Feb 06, 2009 at 21:48:19

OK, I will do it, are you interested in? and be sure and put the providence panda fun run on your calendar and spread the word. Last year there were only about 6 or 7 entries in the 10K. It was really lonely.

From Jon on Fri, Feb 06, 2009 at 22:13:32

That is the same day as the Striders 30k, so I am a no go. But Cody and Paul may be able to do it.

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