I'm retired from racing. Really.

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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: 0.00 Month: 16.50 Year: 551.50
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: 260.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
11.000.000.000.000.0011.00

TOU to canal to first dam.  Much drier than yesterday. 

I had noticed a dull pain in the top of my left foot yesterday.  It was more noticeable today and grew progressively worse as my run went on.  For the last 3-4 miles, it really hurt, bad enough that I could barely run, almost limping on the last mile.  Not sure what to make of it.  If it hurts tomorrow, it could require a few days off.  We shall see.

Anyone have any ideas what this could be?

806- 401

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Comments
From Cody on Tue, Feb 26, 2008 at 21:58:32

I have had something similar when I tighten my Brooks Burn's too tight. Bruising takes a few days to heal. Stay close to home so you are not making it worse by running unnecessarily...

From Mike Warren on Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 00:57:25

Jon, Thanks for the comments! I really appreciate it. Sorry to hear about your injury as well. I love your long term running goal, now thats determination! Hope to see you at Ogden, take care of yourself.

From jtshad on Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 10:01:19

I had the same issue as Cody mentions when I over tightened my shoes. I removed the laces from the top eyelets and that seemed to help. Also you could try the open lacing patterns, such as the lydiard lacing pattern. I have not tried it, but I have heard it works.

From Bethany on Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 20:23:38

Sounds like you are little too tight laced Jon...

From Walter on Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 23:46:17

Jon I hope its not a stress fracture. My wife got that while training for st. george on a long run and its hard to heal from that. You watch that close! its better to heal now then in peak of summer. hope you figure it out buddy! Bye the way Im running Del sol so you I wont be doing the 10k with you. Ill still finish the series up there. just without the 10k. take care see ya

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