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: 94.00 Year: 628.50
XT Wings 3 Lifetime Miles: 235.00
Fastwitch Lifetime Miles: 82.50
Peak Lifetime Miles: 282.00
Trail N1 Lifetime Miles: 86.50
Road N1 Lifetime Miles: 31.00
Stinson Lifetime Miles: 541.50
Fuel 2 (road) Lifetime Miles: 463.50
Trail M2 2 Black Lifetime Miles: 394.50
Trail M2 3 Lifetime Miles: 421.60
Trail N2 2 Orange Lifetime Miles: 237.50
Road M3 Black And Blue Lifetime Miles: 458.00
Road M2 3 Orange Lifetime Miles: 135.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
14.000.000.000.000.0014.00

Ran to Paul's house, ran 3 miles with him, then ran a bunch more by myself.  It is so nice that it is light outside.  ~14 miles, 1:45:50.  Don't know my pace for most of it, but mile 13 was 7:00 and mile 14 was 6:30.

F-22 Raptor- 63

Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Adam RW on Wed, Mar 12, 2008 at 21:39:17

Nice run. You forgot to put your miles in your mileage portion...

From Jon on Wed, Mar 12, 2008 at 22:59:29

Good catch.

From Mike Warren on Wed, Mar 12, 2008 at 23:25:11

Jon, good miles today! looks like your starting to pour it on. Keep it up Bro.

From josse on Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 00:11:46

Hi, I'm Josse.

From Adam RW on Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 12:26:28

Jon, I'm with you on the St. George moving the competition, I think you should go and tear it up with the the top Dogs heading east. First I was bummed when Sasha initially boycotted SLC but when I thought about it I got excited maybe I have a chance to finish top 5 in a fairly large marathon. Now however, with Dave, Sasha, and the obligate 2 "elites" It is going to be a tough run...

From dutch on Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 13:32:45

sad you couldn't make it to moab...

From Paul Petersen on Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 13:53:17

What are your fake goals for 2008?

From Jon on Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 15:12:30

I had fake goals at first (such as exercise 8 days/week) to see if anyone would notice. I removed them when I put my real goals.

From josse on Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 15:19:36

I noticed and it made me laugh! I love the Steeplechases I have done Wasahth and Jupiter.

From Jon on Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 15:36:53

I have run up to the top of Wahsatch a few weeks before the race. Tough course. How does Jupiter compare to it? Did you enjoy them?

From josse on Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 15:39:12

They are both though but I love trail running, I just wish I would stop turning my ankles on them. I think Wahsatch is tougher. I did enjoy both of them.

From Jon on Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 15:43:23

Is Jupiter a lot faster/shorter than Wahsatch?

From josse on Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 17:20:24

yes both shorter and faster, and it doesn't have the crags up top that slow you down, well at least they slowed me down because I am afraid of heights. Thank goodness I had some nice guys that helped me threw this section. I beleive W is 18 and J is 16.

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