I'm retired from racing. Really.

July 12, 2020

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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: 26.00 Year: 735.00
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: 272.00
Road N2 3 Grey Lifetime Miles: 112.50
Road M3 Black And Blue 2 Lifetime Miles: 65.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles

Am- wanted a workout to see if I should go to Seattle. Did a little run with 3 miles MP and felt ok. Not great, but good enough. So I'm going, but with low expectations. Heck, I even went to the doctor today cause now I have an eye infection on top of my cold.

In other news, I was invited to join Team PI, one of 20 ultra runners sponsored by Pearl Izumi. The team includes Nick Clark, Nick Pedatella, Dylan Bowman, Scott Jaime, and many others. I'm very excited. My singlet arrived today, so I'll be wearing it this weekend. My days of wearing greeny green shorts and my SGRC red singlet are over.


SC2 Miles: 7.00
Weight: 0.00
From Vis on Thu, Mar 14, 2013 at 22:01:47 from

Congrats on the PI invitation. Very, very cool.

From Little Bad Legs on Fri, Mar 15, 2013 at 10:33:24 from

Congratulations on the team invite and good luck this weekend. I'm sure you're going to do great.

From Cody on Fri, Mar 15, 2013 at 15:34:26 from

Congrats! That is sweet. No more green shorts. At least the beanie is still kosher (pre race). Hope the race goes well. Wish I could be there...

From Ben VanBeekum on Sat, Mar 16, 2013 at 09:14:53 from

Sweet uniform, just a tad bit jealous, just a bit!

From Dale on Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 09:01:48 from

Hey, congrats on making Team PI!

From Jason D on Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 19:53:05 from

Good for you, Jon. Congratulations. I was going to make a green shorts reference, but I see that they unfortunately don't have something to fit the bill. I love their shorts.

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