I'm retired from racing. Really.

May 27, 2018

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Member Since:

Feb 24, 2007



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Running Accomplishments:

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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:


None for now

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: 0.00 Month: 92.50 Year: 521.50
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: 541.50
Fuel 2 (road) Lifetime Miles: 463.50
Trail M2 2 Black Lifetime Miles: 356.50
Trail M2 3 Lifetime Miles: 421.60
Trail N2 2 Orange Lifetime Miles: 237.50
Road M3 Black And Blue Lifetime Miles: 458.00
Road M2 3 Orange Lifetime Miles: 104.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles

Forgot this story yesterday- I tried to convince Marci Tuesday night to go beat the Fast Running Mommy's "100 m dash while 40 weeks pregnant and partly dialated" record but she was not at all interested.  So the record is safe... for now.

AM- Left the hospital and drove straight to Green Canyon.  Attention all Logan FRB trail runners (i.e. me)- NEW GREEN CANYON TRAIL!!!  NEW GREEN CANYON TRAIL!!!  Courtesy of the National Forest Service and National Trails Day, we now have new trail in Green Canyon for the 2nd year in a row!  This one isn't awesome singletrack like last years, but I won't complain.  New trail runs on the north side of the road from the end of Bonneville Shoreline trail up to the main parking lot.

Ran 10.5 miles on Green Canyon.  It was a bit cold but perfect trail running conditions.  The upper singletrack was very muddy, puddly, slick, and sloppy- in other words, perfect trail running conditions.  I got up higher and entered the frost zone- the plants were frosty and the mud and puddles were frozen- in other words, perfect trail running conditions.  Then I got up even higher and hit the snow zone from this week- snow everywhere!  In other words, perfect trail running conditions.  The best part was I didn't see a single human being on my whole run!  Run was quick but not pushed- 10 miles in 1:17:25, pretty good for a trail.

PM- 8 easy miles on the Logan Canyon river trail. 

806- 444, Ascend 290

Weight: 0.00
From dave holt on Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 17:34:54

Nice... no people. That's what I HATED about Salt Lake; people everywhere. I once hiked 8 hours up a canyon and was relaxing when my dog went nuts. I looked up to see a group of about 10 people hiking by. I couldn't believe it.

From Lucia on Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 18:10:03

"A bit cold..." "...snow"... I envy you!

Yeah, I'm with your wife on that one, let Fast Running Mommy keep her record...

From sarah on Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 19:26:54

Congrats on the baby!!!

There's no privacy on this blog...I saw the word baby and being baby hungry myself decided to check your blog. Now I'm blushing...Next time you should try to convince her to beat my record of running for 10 seconds while IN LABOR and dilated to a 7 1/2 (I nearly killed Sasha when we got back to the midwife and she checked me) I guess I'm a push over for letting him talk me into crazy stuff but I'm still alive and healthy..anyway...congrats again.

From haynes on Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 21:36:17

Forget about the baby, there is a new trail!! I love the description you give of perfect trail running conditions. In my book, as long as you can either run on it, it is beautiful, or it is hardcore enough for a good story, I love it.

From jon on Fri, Jun 13, 2008 at 10:35:37

check out huntsvillelandtrust.org. there is also a 3 mile loop at John Hunt Park off Airport road.

From haynes on Fri, Jun 13, 2008 at 11:05:50

I don't actually live in the area, I was just being excited about the new trail for you and your fellow logan, UT trail runners. I wish they made new trails where I live. But Im not really done exploring the old ones yet so thats good.

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