I'm retired from racing. Really.

December 11, 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: 11.00 Month: 31.00 Year: 814.00
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: 335.50
Trail M2 Lime/black Lifetime Miles: 66.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
8.000.000.000.000.008.00

PM- 8 easy miles with the jogging stroller.  A lady driving an SUV almost hit us, missing by less than a foot.  I don't think she even saw us because she was text messaging on her phone.  I had a coworker killed cause another driver was texting.  Everyone, PLEASE DON'T TEXT WHILE DRIVING!!!  Please don't talk on your phone, either- both are dangerous.  As runners we should be aware how dangerous cars can be.  Be safe and don't use your phone.

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Comments
From Adam RW on Sat, Aug 16, 2008 at 00:06:43

Jon, I completely agree. Some people are just scary. The one day into work I saw I guy on his blackberry with a newspaper on his steering wheel and a mug of coffee in his other hand. I kid you not he was driving with his elbows...

From walter on Sat, Aug 16, 2008 at 12:25:29

Jon, were you running against or with traffic? I have been buzzed by mirrors before, where they almost hit you. Utah drivers are A-holes! Ive been in a fight with a driver because he yelled at me to get off the road. I stopped and yelled back and he turned his car around and when he came back I told him I had every right to be on the road as he did and I pay my Taxes and by the look of your car I can see I have a better right than yourself to be on this road. After I said that he just drove away. They do that with bikers too. You know a bike is considered a vehicle. You just have to slow down if on-coming traffic is there and then go around them. Not push your way through. You got my ugly side going Jon! That is a bitter subject! I could write a term paper on it! If any of you students need a good term paper on drivers etiquette just let me know!

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