I'm retired from racing. Really.

July 07, 2020

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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:


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: 0.00 Month: 4.00 Year: 713.00
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: 260.00
Road N2 3 Grey Lifetime Miles: 106.50
Road M3 Black And Blue 2 Lifetime Miles: 65.50
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I skipped Sat run to rest my sore Achilles.  And this morning I had my right big toenail removed and permanently killed, so I'm home resting my throbbing toe.  I'll start running again as soon as the pain is bearable.  Anyone want to see a before/after photo?

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From jun on Mon, Jul 18, 2011 at 15:41:18 from


How does one go about getting their toenail permanently removed and what does that cost?

From Jon on Mon, Jul 18, 2011 at 16:06:23 from

Doc numbs the toe, then basically slips something under that frees it from the skin underneath, and pulls it out in one big chunk. Then he puts some kind of acid all over the base so it won't grow back again. I think the price will be around $400, though I'm not sure.

From Cody on Mon, Jul 18, 2011 at 17:11:16 from


Well, actually I have seen the before plenty so only the after.

From Paul on Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 16:28:40 from

I'd like to do this several of my toenails. Did your insurance cover any of it? (I'm guessing not, since completely elective).

Keep us informed on your recovery. I've had elective surgery after Indianapolis and then again after Boston, so maybe this will be something I can do after Trials.

From Jon on Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 22:14:19 from

Paul- I think insurance covers it, but I'm not sure. I have a high deductible, anyways, so pay all of it.

I don't know if they do this much other than big toenails. I guess they could, but have never heard of it. I'll let you know how it turns out.

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