I'm retired from racing. Really.

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Feb 24, 2007



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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!

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Miles:This week: 12.00 Month: 16.00 Year: 725.00
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: 266.00
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

No run yesterday- wanted to rest the foot.

PM- Big Workout in 85 deg temp- summer is hanging on.  6x1 mile at LT pace (aiming for 5:35-5:40 pace).  3 miles warmup, 2 miles tinman (which felt harder than it should have).  Splits for the workout were 5:33 (glad to be under goal pace), 5:34, 5:33 (started to get hard here- numbers 3-5 were not easy), 5:36, 5:34, 5:29.  Legs were pretty darn tired by the end, and I had to rest a few minutes before my 3 miles cooldown.  Pooped.  But felt good to get a nice workout.  Unfortunately, my foot started really hurting again- not my arch, but my bruise again.  Each step was rather painful on the way home, and then the top of my foot started to hurt, too.  Man, no injuries all season and now I'm getting hit 3 weeks before the marathon- ARGGGGHHH!

Adrenaline- 101

Weight: 0.00
From Adam RW on Fri, Sep 19, 2008 at 08:24:59

Sorry Jon. I guess you can take some comfort in knowing that you can still hit pace with the injury. Suggesting that depending what damage you want to do you could still go out for a great race and then reassess and fix the problem afterward... Good luck.

From wheakory on Fri, Sep 19, 2008 at 17:50:32

Since you did this workout almost two weeks before SGM (for one last big workout)... your fitness should carry you through. You can do lower miles to help the foot the next two weeks and maybe that will help. I wish I could help you.

From josse on Fri, Sep 19, 2008 at 18:17:02

You too, like I told Cody it's all in your head!! And like I told Cody ice and roll that foot out. I can also tell you how to tape the foot if your interested.

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