I'm retired from racing. Really.

November 15, 2019

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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: 18.00 Month: 48.50 Year: 770.00
Fastwitch Lifetime Miles: 82.50
Trail N1 Lifetime Miles: 86.50
Road N1 Lifetime Miles: 31.00
Stinson Lifetime Miles: 541.50
Trail M2 2 Black Lifetime Miles: 418.50
Trail M2 3 Lifetime Miles: 495.60
Trail N2 2 Orange Lifetime Miles: 418.00
Road M2 3 Orange Lifetime Miles: 333.50
Road N2 Purple Lifetime Miles: 313.50
Trail M2 Lime/black Lifetime Miles: 61.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
13.000.000.000.000.0013.00

In Idaho Falls for the weekend, so I was able to run with jtshad.  I always look forward to our runs.  We did just under 12 miles together, kind of just cruising around town and the river.  Very quiet, peaceful morning- most of the people are still asleep, resting their ears and eyes from the amazing firework display they do here.  Good run with him- started off pretty fast and gradually slowed a bit.  Stopped by his house, then I ran back to my car with a small loop around Community Park to try to get around 13 miles.  Nice day out.  Thanks for the run, Jeff, and enjoy staining your deck!  1:35:31.

My week of R&R is over- next week I plan to be around 60-70 miles, depending how I feel, then up to 80+ for the rest of the month.

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Comments
From jtshad on Mon, Jul 07, 2008 at 10:55:54

Thanks for the run, Jon. I, too, always enjoy our runs and conversation.

The deck staining went well, it looks great! The mop idea worked pretty good, just a few touch ups needed.

Sorry we never hooked up to watch the 10,000m and 5000m races, but Saturday just got busy with housework!

P.S. You have a beautiful family, your girls are adorable!

From Jon on Mon, Jul 07, 2008 at 11:46:31

Glad to hear your deck looks good. Beautiful yard, by the way.

I watched more on Sunday and thought you might call then- but I think all the races are on nbcolympics.com now, if you want to watch them.

Did you see my question about foot treatments? I put it on your race report last week.

Thanks- I'm biased, but I think they are cute, too. It was nice meeting your great kids, too.

From jtshad on Mon, Jul 07, 2008 at 11:49:09

I thought about calling on Sunday but got caught up in more housework and playing with kids.

I responded to your question about treatments...rest and relacing helped me the most and ibuprofen. Don't know if icing would help or not, but I don't think it could hurt.

Is it feeling any better?

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