I'm retired from racing. Really.

September 18, 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: 9.00 Month: 42.50 Year: 649.50
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: 280.00
Trail M2 Lime/black Lifetime Miles: 35.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
17.000.000.000.000.0017.00

AM- 6 easy miles.  Ran the front 9.  Rather dark out.  I got the living bejeevees scared out of me when I unknowingly got within about 20 feet of a deer sleeping in some brush.  He woke up and noisily darted out of there.  Made my heart rate peak at about 850, I think.

PM- 11 miles with Cody and Paul.  Good run.  Easy pace, 1:26:32.  Although Cody and Paul have a new strategy of not stopping when I have a potty break, making me have to work hard to catch up.  It evens things out a bit so I won't beat them by too much like normal.

Adrenaline- 434, 768- 101

HELP NEEDED- I will be running races in Park City on Aug 9 and Sept 6.  I am looking for a place I can crash the night before both races, either in Park City or somewhere in SLC that is near Parley's canyon.  I have my own sleeping bag and I don't snore.  Any leads?

Weight: 0.00
Comments
From cody on Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 12:49:44

Suicide rock is popular....Right at the mouth of Parley's

From Chad on Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 12:52:36

Jon--you're welcome to crash at our house, though we may not be there. Heather and I are both planning to run Provo River half on Aug 9th and we may stay at my mom's in Sandy to be closer to Provo and get help with baby care. Same with Sept. 6th--Spanish Fork half. Let me know if you get more promising leads.

From Adam RW on Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 16:37:40

Jon, I did get your link. It is a good idea. However, I'm also running Provo on the 9th and am not 100% sure I'll be at my house that night either. As far as Sept 6th goes I just have to clear it with the boss but right now it looks good.

From Jon on Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 16:45:18

Ok, thanks Adam and Chad. I'll weigh the options. I also posted on Steve's in Heber, so we'll see what he says. Adam, let me know if the boss gives the thumbs up for Sept.

From Adam RW on Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 22:34:41

The boss said it's a go. Just remind me as we get closer...

From Steve on Tue, Jul 29, 2008 at 13:58:24

Jon, You're welcome to stay in Heber if you'd like for the 16th. My wife's parents will be around the weekend of the 9th.

Feel free to call and set something up if you'd like.

Steve 810 625 3761

From marci on Tue, Jul 29, 2008 at 17:58:26

watch out whoever Jon stays with...he may not snore but he breathes LOUD!!!

From Jon on Wed, Jul 30, 2008 at 09:00:23

Thanks, guys- I'll call you about Sept as it gets closer and keep trying for Aug 9.

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