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 

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

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: 0.00 Month: 26.00 Year: 735.00
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: 272.00
Road N2 3 Grey Lifetime Miles: 112.50
Road M3 Black And Blue 2 Lifetime Miles: 65.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
15.007.000.000.001.0023.00

AM- Big Workout.  5 miles warmup in 38:25 down to the Platte River trail, then 7 miles at MP (supposed to be 5:50-5:55, but I was on gravel so just wanted to stay under 6:00).  Splits were 5:57 (hair slow), 5:44, 5:46, 5:46, 5:54 (had some uphill), 5:40, 5:37.  Really pushing it hard on the last 2 to go faster.  Felt tired but good by the end.  5:46 avg for the 7 miles, so a bit faster than I needed to do.  4 miles cooldown in 31:23 with 8 striders.  1:50:19 for the whole 16 miles, 6:54 pace.  Very nice to run in the 60-deg temps of the morning and to have my dad biking along behind me the whole run.  Happy to report that I made him have to work a bit on his bike for the 7 MP miles.

PM- 6 easy miles in 48:30 at 3:30 PM.  Hot, but not near as hot as most of the summer.  Followed by a good hour of ultimate frisbee.

Tangent 2- 92, 768- 235

Weight: 0.00
Comments
From wheakory on Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 15:07:01

Jon ... your really doing some great splits. Your fitness and training is impressive even after all the races you've done. STG is really going to be a great success.

From jtshad on Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 15:55:41

Man, are you supposed to make your dad work?

Great run and awesome splits.

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