I'm retired from racing. Really.

July 11, 2020

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Feb 24, 2007



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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:


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: 16.00 Month: 20.00 Year: 729.00
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

AM- 9 with Jim at 7:15ish pace, then a few xt.

Lunch- 2 run, then 4 xt.  My lack of sleep finally caught up to me, hard.  Runny nose, stuffed head, sore throat, itchy eyes- yup, I'm sick.  Blah.  Rest, hope to get well enough for my 5k on Friday night.

Progrid Guide TR Miles: 2.00Road M3 Miles: 9.00
Weight: 0.00
From J Cole on Wed, Sep 18, 2013 at 20:05:46 from

I trust that you recovered on the couch while watching survivor? Thoughts on this week?

From Jon on Wed, Sep 18, 2013 at 20:10:47 from

Oldest daughters birthday, no tv. Probably watch it Saturday.

From Jon on Thu, Sep 19, 2013 at 19:11:04 from

What were your thoughts?

Mine- hate redemption island again. So anticlimatic- "you're voted off, but you might be back." And, hate even more sending people there right away. Very, very strongly dislike that. Otherwise, it's all good.

From J Cole on Fri, Sep 20, 2013 at 07:09:50 from

Yeah, I feel like redemption island takes a lot away from the game but its nice to see a twist after several seasons of the same format. I think they're trying to hype up the whole loved ones element too. You're playing a game, stop crying about the thought of sending your boyfriend back to the resort across the island. The first couple of weeks are tough to get through, but I'm sure it'll pay off once the wheels get turning.

From Jon on Fri, Sep 20, 2013 at 15:37:07 from

Supposedly, couples can switch if one is in redemption island and the other one wants to take their place for a challenge. That could add some excitement.

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