I'm retired from racing. Really.

July 14, 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!

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 6.00 Month: 32.00 Year: 741.00
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: 278.00
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- 7

Lunch- 12 on a pretty warm day, the last while by myself.

Busy next few weeks- fly to Utah, run Logan Peak, drive to Idaho for a week, drive to Provo for another week, drive to Colorado to pace at the Hardrock 100, then fly home.  Wow.

Float 2 Miles: 7.00NB 860 Miles: 12.00
Weight: 0.00
From Rob Murphy on Mon, Jun 25, 2012 at 18:12:19 from

You going to be able to squeeze in a run with me?

From Jake K on Mon, Jun 25, 2012 at 19:28:52 from

i want to run w/ Jon too! I'm even willing to make it a true trail run and bring my handheld bottles (which are really convenient but I won't admit it in public :-)

From Jon on Mon, Jun 25, 2012 at 21:36:59 from

Hmm... well, I'm heading straight to Logan, then Idaho, then Provo, then Colorado. But... after I get back from Hardrock, I might be up for a run sometime July 16. Let's talk as it gets closer. I don't have anything planned that day (that I know of- wife has to confirm). I'll be staying in Tooele, though.

Jake, it's better to just admit that handhelds are the new "in" thing.

From Rob Murphy on Tue, Jun 26, 2012 at 10:13:16 from

Why would a person stay in Tooele?

From Jake K on Tue, Jun 26, 2012 at 10:17:52 from

or Provo?!?!

From Jon on Tue, Jun 26, 2012 at 17:45:58 from

My sis-in-law lives in Tooele. And I'm not staying in Provo, we're going to Aspen Grove camp up Provo Canyon past Sundance. Better?

From Jake K on Tue, Jun 26, 2012 at 19:07:11 from

yes much better!!

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