I'm retired from racing. Really.

July 04, 2020

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Feb 24, 2007



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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: 12.00 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

AM- It's been cold all week in Logan, with morning temps in the single digits.  This morning was 2 deg, windchill of -6.  Brrr.  6 easy miles.

Both my girls have been sick this week with fevers, coughs, and runny noses.  I woke up yesterday with a sore throat and it is worse today.  If I get sick again I will be very put off!

NB 768 Miles: 6.00
Weight: 0.00
From Adam RW on Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 10:19:29 from

You have to love our little in house incubators. All I can say is lots of water and any sleep you can get. Good luck.

From Jon on Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 10:38:56 from

Adam- I hear it gets even better once the kids are in preschool/elementary school. Lots of colds, etc.

From cgbooth23 on Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 13:09:20 from

I feel your pain with the cold, just over the mtn. in Eden 0 yesterday and 2 degrees today, I am impressed you get out and run in it. if it is below 15 degrees I can't do it, tooo cold!

From wheakory on Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 14:07:00 from

Great run in such cold temps. I hope the sick bug stays away from you. I had the sore throat as well all week except it's gone today.

Your going to have a great year, because your training when your healthy and not being careless like me and running when you shouldn't be. Keep up the consistent running and you will blow by your previous times.

I noticed you wanted to run the NY marathon this year. That originally was one of my goals this year as well. But not sure now.

Take care Jon, and I hope your kids get better.

From Jon on Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 14:15:22 from

Kory- I have toyed with NYC marathon. I found out recently that it costs $217 to register, though, so I am now doubtful. I oppose paying that much.

From RivertonPaul on Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 14:24:17 from

BRR. And $217, that's like 200 pairs of your green shorts.

From Jon on Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 14:38:33 from

Nah, they were free! But wait, are you saying they look cheap?!?

From paul on Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 14:48:16 from

Too cold old for me. I've been angry the last few days about the weather. Angry at the world. It should not be this cold right now. I'M TICKED!! I'm just waiting for Obama to do something about it.

Bummer about everyone being sick. Seth has yet to get the first illness of his young life, and I figure I'm on borrowed time.

From Jon on Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 15:38:54 from

Paul, I can tell you have been in California- you've gotten soft about cold weather and you complain. We need to frolick outside naked to get you re-adjusted. But Obama is trying to stop global warming, so you should want him to not do anything. Global warming will make Logan warmer, right?

Bring him over to our house and my daughters can help him out in that area. Better to get a bunch of small colds when young then not have immunity when old.

From wheakory on Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 16:40:20 from

Ya NY Marathon is expensive too. That was my concern as well. I'm wondering if you run for a charity if you get a discount.

Were you planning on going by yourself?

Jon I think when your done with those green shorts you should frame them. :-)

What do you think about the situation with the new Denver Broncos coach and Culter? I think Cutler is going to be traded before the start of the year?

From Jon on Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 22:03:04 from

I hope Cutler doesn't get traded.

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