I'm retired from racing. Really.

July 11, 2020

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Member Since:

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!

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Miles:This week: 16.00 Month: 20.00 Year: 729.00
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

AM- Dupont with Justin and Aaron.  Upper 40's at the start, low 50's at the finish, and overcast with threatening rain.  Rain must have kept everyone home cause I only saw 4 bikers and no one else the entire time.  Did 12 miles with the guys, then they went home while I did a while more by myself.  Given my sickness and out of shapeness and purposeful lack of calories, I knew it would be a slog.  It was.  What I didn't expect was my left ankle to seriously hurt on every single step.  It was quite painful, even though I can't recall twisting it and it's not swollen or anything.  Will monitor that.  Got the run done, though.  20.5 miles, under 3.5 hrs, 2500 ft climb.

Trail M2 Miles: 20.50
Weight: 0.00
From Rob Murphy on Sun, Apr 28, 2013 at 18:37:26 from

Hey Jon. I don't know how far back you pop on people's blogs to check for a reply to a previous comment.

Bucca di Beppo is a great place for a large group wanting lots of carbs. They call themselves "Immigrant Italian Dining". Lots of red sauce instead of the more trendy Northern Italian food these days. It's family style so you pass around big dishes of ravioli, spaghetti, etc..

They have a big table that seats 12 called "The Pope's Table". It's got a bust of the Pope in the center under glass. Still haven't updated it to Francis.

It's a chain so you can check out their website.

We finalized Andy's adoption 7 years ago and went there after. So we've been going back every year on the same day.

From Jon on Sun, Apr 28, 2013 at 18:51:40 from

Cool- I've never heard of it, but it looks like they are in Charlotte and Atlanta. I might have to try it sometime.

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