I'm retired from racing. Really.

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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

Indoor day.  I wanted a good workout, but couldn't decide between hills and tempo, so I did both.  Did 2 miles warm up at 7:30 pace, then did 4 tinman tempo miles (6:30 pace).  Next, I slowed down to 7:30 pace again but started increasing the incline on the treadmill 0.5 degrees every minute.  After 15 minutes I was up to 7.5 deg and working hard.  I then quickly bumped it up to 10, then 15 just for fun.  Could barely do it.  Lowered back to 10 degree incline and slowed the pace to 10 min miles.  Did this for a bit.  Then lowered down to 5 percent and sped up to 7:30 pace.  Then did a bit more at 2 percent.  Once I got back down to 0 incline, I had 1 mile left.  I did the first half at 6:00 pace and the second half at 5:00 pace (I felt like jtshad).  Might have done a bit more but I wanted dinner (it was after 8 pm) and the treadmill got very wobbly above 10 mph.  Felt good overall- and I got in a good workout, too.

Adrenaline- 122

Weight: 0.00
From jtshad on Fri, Feb 08, 2008 at 10:19:12

Way to hit that 12mph mark...but you did it after running at a 15% incline! Those trail races won't be a challenge at all this summer if you keep this up! Nice run.

Any showings on your house? How is your wife feeling?

From Jon on Fri, Feb 08, 2008 at 11:14:12

Yeah, but I didn't even do a minute at 15% incline.

Yes, a few showings, but not as much as we would like (of course). Wife is good, though her belly is definitely growing. It's harder to be pregnant when you are chasing an 18 month old around.

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