I'm retired from racing. Really.

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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: 16.00 Year: 725.00
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: 266.00
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

10 miles in the snow, 5 with Cody.  1:10:39.  Now I get to load all my possessions in a truck and put them in a garage.  I hate buying a house.

Adrenaline- 258

9 pm- 4 more miles.  70 for the week- I had hoped to hit 70 a month ago, but lots has gotten in the way.  Plan to keep going up, though.  Last year I didn't hit 70 until the last week of June, so I am a lot better off than I was that year.  Hopefully good things happen.

All my possessions are now sitting in a garage, waiting for my new house to close.  Moving is tiring, but I had several friends willing to help out (including Cody, who says he single-handedly moved 5000 lbs of stuff- wow!).  I hope my stress levels and tension in my neck will go down a bit now.

F-22 Raptor- 116

Weight: 0.00
From jtshad on Sat, Mar 29, 2008 at 09:49:01

Good job with the mileage this week. Good luck with the move...at least you get to declutter and dejunk your stuff and start fresh.

From James on Sat, Mar 29, 2008 at 13:42:58

Cheap sucker! You know you will love that house once you get in it and get settled. Good miles this week again.

From Jon on Sat, Mar 29, 2008 at 16:29:37

Yeah, I will enjoy it once we are settled in. But for now, our loan approval has not come through so we are homeless. Marci will be going to her parent's house and I will be sleeping on the floot.

From James on Sat, Mar 29, 2008 at 19:55:54

You could move in with Cody!

From Jon on Sat, Mar 29, 2008 at 21:37:04

That's what I'm doing. He's letting me crash at his place for a few days.

From Walter on Sat, Mar 29, 2008 at 22:20:48

I talked with the faster athletes and they seem to think the swimming is where you can excel. but you have to keep your biking miles up which I havnt done at all so I think personally its the bike that makes up the most time. The cache valley tri I did last year the biker was 2 full minutes faster than me and the swim was 1 full minute. I made up 1 minute on the run which was a 5k. Its hard to beat a runner that can do 18-19 minutes on a 5k! I think when those guys who were close to me on the run knew if they could stay close to me then they had it made. I dont know if youve done one before but its very challenging.

From Jon on Sat, Mar 29, 2008 at 23:40:36

Never done one, but I think they look fun. And challenging.

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