I'm retired from racing. Really.

Striders Winter Racing Circuit 10k

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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: 15.00 Month: 55.00 Year: 1175.00
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: 455.60
Trail N2 2 Orange Lifetime Miles: 335.50
Road M2 3 Orange Lifetime Miles: 201.00
Road N2 Purple Lifetime Miles: 118.00
Race: Striders Winter Racing Circuit 10k (6.2 Miles) 00:39:28, Place overall: 13, Place in age division: 2
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
8.800.006.200.000.0015.00

Sheesh, that was pathetic, far more so than expected.  I had nothing in me today.  Almost 3 minutes slower than last year and 11 places worse.  And I got chicked for the first time in a long time, at least the first in my 2 years on the blog.  Huh.

Splits 5:51, 5:27 (big downhill), 6:01, 6:26, 7:08 (big uphill), 7:09, 1:24.

To top off the day, I even got lost on my 6 mile cooldown with Fiddy, Cody, and Walter and ended up adding an extra mile. Congrats to Fiddy, Cody, Walter, and everyone else who ran a great race!

Tangent 2 Miles: 15.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Burt on Sat, Feb 21, 2009 at 18:53:21

Must've been some serious fast girl then.

From wheakory on Sat, Feb 21, 2009 at 21:33:54

Jon - You were sick and didn't have time to heal. You have a big excuse. Just think of the other great races you've had, and what you would have accomplished if you could have trained the same way as last year. Sometimes were hard on ourselves but you really have to look at the circumstances going into this race.

Your an awesome runner and can blow by me and you have plenty of wonderful races ahead.

From paul on Sun, Feb 22, 2009 at 16:36:34

Just put in more time at Planet Fitness and you'll be fine.

From redrooster on Sun, Feb 22, 2009 at 20:42:27

yeah but make sure you get the bagels next time. grrr.

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