I'm retired from racing. Really.

November 15, 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: 18.00 Month: 48.50 Year: 770.00
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: 313.50
Trail M2 Lime/black Lifetime Miles: 61.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
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Planned on a sweet trail run today, but that was before I spent all Saturday night puking my guts out.  Laid up all day Sunday- barely got out of bed, forced to listen to 9 hours of football.  Lost 3 pounds.  Not feeling all better today, so scrubbed the run.  Will get some miles tomorrow.  Glad I didn't get sick till after my marathon.

Weight: 0.00
Comments
From laura on Tue, Sep 25, 2007 at 21:23:58

Hey, Jon, you never explained why you asked me where in Colorado I was from. I saw from Paul's blog that you're a Broncos fan. Are you originally from Colorado? or do you have family here?

Hope you're feeling better soon! I'm also a little under the weather, but not puking.

From Lybi on Wed, Sep 26, 2007 at 09:42:53

Jon--I'm so sorry you're sick! James got sick pretty soon after his marathon, and so did my other running buddy. I think it can really wear you down just to run one so hard (especially if you have people stinking it up right in front of you the whole way).

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