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: 3.00 Month: 79.50 Year: 79.50
Fastwitch Lifetime Miles: 82.50
Trail N1 Lifetime Miles: 86.50
Road N1 Lifetime Miles: 31.00
Trail M2 Lime/black Lifetime Miles: 98.00
Road N2 Black And Green Lifetime Miles: 26.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
6.000.000.000.000.006.00

Hi everybody

AM- 6

767- 284

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Comments
From jtshad on Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 09:49:30

Hi back! How are you feeling for your race this weekend?

From Jon on Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 09:59:33

Ok. My legs are finally not too sore, plus I am getting a massage tonight. But my right ankle has been bugging me a bit, so I'm just hoping I don't twist it during the race. I'm real excited, though.

From jtshad on Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 10:00:55

Good luck! Let me know if you guys are thinking about coming up for the July 4th weekend, maybe we could get the families together (not just running!).

From Jon on Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 10:24:14

Jeff- probably 70+% chance we come to IF for the 4th.

From Dustin on Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 15:41:35

Hey Jon,

It has been a few days since I've been able to really do any blogging.

Great job on the relay. You really ran great on all of your legs. There is no way I could of handled the downhill on the dirt coming off of Avon.

I think everyone in our van had a good time.

I know for me this year was a better experience mainly because I didn't take a wrong turn, so I didn't have that bugging me the entire time like last year. I don't know if I was in any better shape, but I seemed like my legs went a little better this year also.

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