I'm retired from racing. Really.

Massanutten Mountain Trails 100 mile run

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Location:

Greenville,SC,

Member Since:

Feb 24, 2007

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

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, and 38th place, with 1 DNF 

Short-Term Running Goals:

Goals for 2016

  • None

2016 Race Schedule

  • None

Long-Term Running Goals:

Unretire at some point

Run a sub-6 hr 50 miler

Win a 100 mile ultramarathon

Personal:

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: 111.00 Year: 838.50
XT Wings 3 Lifetime Miles: 235.00
Fastwitch Lifetime Miles: 82.50
Peak Lifetime Miles: 282.00
Fuel Trail 4 Lifetime Miles: 449.00
Trail N1 Lifetime Miles: 86.50
Road N1 Lifetime Miles: 31.00
Stinson Lifetime Miles: 400.50
Trail N2 Lifetime Miles: 391.50
Fuel 2 (road) Lifetime Miles: 448.50
Trail M2 2 Black Lifetime Miles: 263.00
Trail M2 3 Lifetime Miles: 134.10
Trail N2 2 Orange Lifetime Miles: 237.50
Road M3 Black And Blue Lifetime Miles: 137.50
Race: Massanutten Mountain Trails 100 mile run (103.7 Miles) 21:00:55, Place overall: 5
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
104.000.000.000.000.00104.00

Report later. Crazy, absurdly rocky race. Ran 95 miles with Jason Lantz, really enjoyed having someone to talk to for 20 hrs. Wet the whole time from record rainfalls and extreme flash flooding, washing out bridges and rerouting the race. Did I mention it was ridiculously rocky? Massanutten ROCKS!

Trail N2 Miles: 54.00Trail M2 2 Black Miles: 50.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Paul on Mon, May 19, 2014 at 15:08:04 from 207.224.39.118

Sounds like hell on earth to me, but glad you enjoyed it. :-)

From jtshad on Mon, May 19, 2014 at 15:13:29 from 141.221.191.225

Congrats on a strong race. Only you would indicate crappy conditions and then say it ROCKS!

From Cody on Mon, May 19, 2014 at 15:50:01 from 107.0.33.130

Sounds like a perfect race! Excited to read all about it...

From Bob on Mon, May 19, 2014 at 20:35:54 from 67.176.195.62

Sounds like an ankle popper and with water it sounds impossible. Congrats.

From Kendall on Tue, May 20, 2014 at 12:58:46 from 208.187.252.62

Congrats on top 5 Jon. Looks like Karl pulled off another big win. Give me snow, mud, wind...rain no thanks.

From Jake K on Sun, May 25, 2014 at 21:12:14 from 98.202.128.218

That's pretty amazing that you ran 20 hours with one guy in a race.

Sounds like your type of conditions :-) Nice work.

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