I'm retired from racing. Really.

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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, 38th, and 62nd place, with 1 DNF 

Short-Term Running Goals:

Goals 

None for now

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: 39.00 Month: 118.00 Year: 1690.60
XT Wings 3 Lifetime Miles: 235.00
Fastwitch Lifetime Miles: 82.50
Peak Lifetime Miles: 282.00
Trail N1 Lifetime Miles: 86.50
Road N1 Lifetime Miles: 31.00
Stinson Lifetime Miles: 518.50
Fuel 2 (road) Lifetime Miles: 463.50
Trail M2 2 Black Lifetime Miles: 263.00
Trail M2 3 Lifetime Miles: 252.10
Trail N2 2 Orange Lifetime Miles: 237.50
Road M3 Black And Blue Lifetime Miles: 377.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
10.000.000.000.000.0010.00

I was at Kennedy Space Center to watch the shuttle launch, which was an amazing experience.  A few hours before the launch, I ran 10 miles.  5 of the miles were on deserted roads on the base that had water filled canals on both sides, with alligators all over.  It sure made my heart beat faster the whole time to hear strange noises and keep jumping.  When you are running 20 feet away from an 8-10 foot long alligator with nothing between you and him, it lets you know you are alive and makes the run anything but just another training run.  And, once again, the shuttle launch was awesome.

Omni- 153

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Comments
From James on Sat, Jun 09, 2007 at 01:53:10

I have run in bear country before but never anything quite like that. That is pretty cool that you get to be around when they launch the shuttles. When are you coming back to Logan?

From Jon on Sat, Jun 09, 2007 at 16:51:39

I just got back today. I am doing a 20 miler this evening. I leave again on Tuesday for Alabama, getting back midnight on Friday. I may run the Clarkson Gunsight Gallop on Saturday.

From James on Sun, Jun 10, 2007 at 17:35:14

If you are doing the Gunsight Gallop I won't come and show you up. Just kidding! We will have to go on that loop Paul and I did again, I loved it, but it was a bugger of a run.

Oh, I would love to ply Ultimate again when you are there, and I am sure Paul would come too.

When is your wasatch steeple chase?

From Jon on Tue, Jun 12, 2007 at 00:23:26

Ultimate is every Tue and Thur at 7 pm, Sat at 10 am.

Steeplechase is same day as WBR, so I won't be doing it. Maybe another year.

Yeah, I want to do Ephraim again.

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