I'm retired from racing. Really.

December 03, 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: 17.00 Month: 9.00 Year: 1288.00
Fastwitch Lifetime Miles: 82.50
Trail N1 Lifetime Miles: 86.50
Road N1 Lifetime Miles: 31.00
Trail M2 Lime/black Lifetime Miles: 231.50
Road N2 Black And Green Lifetime Miles: 414.00
Road N2 3 Grey Lifetime Miles: 221.00
Road M3 Black And Blue 2 Lifetime Miles: 233.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles

Lunch- 5 with Mike on a beautiful day in about 36 min.  Felt much better today, almost back to normal.

Got a free pair of Saucony Fastwitch in the mail yesterday.  First new lightweight trainers in a long time.  I got them since they don't make Tangents anymore but I didn't want to go as light as Kinvaras.  My last pair of Tangents lasted 5+ years, so we'll see how long these last.  I only wear them for road racing and a few workouts, so not much these days. 

Pace 3 Miles: 5.00
Weight: 0.00
From Jake K on Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 15:43:15 from

Nice! What color?

From Jon on Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 15:50:55 from

They are white mainly, with some red and black. Not near as colorful as the blue Guide 6 I just had.

From Jake K on Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 15:55:32 from

great shoe - you'll like them. Way better than the kinvaras for hard workouts and racing.

From jtshad on Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 18:44:37 from

I too miss the Tangents (glad I still have a few in my closet). The Fastwitch are better than the Kinvaras.

Hope you are feeling better.

I see why you liked to run around your hometown when you were growing up, this is awesome!

From Jake K on Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 18:49:40 from

I found a fresh pair of tangents under my bed a couple weeks ago. Forgot I had them. I was pretty stoked. I love alternating b/w the tangent and mirage - I havent even worn my kinvaras in the past month.

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