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!
From Jake K on Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 17:34:29 from 18.104.22.168
Awesome report Jon. Really enjoyed reading the novel. You had every right to celebrate that finish!!! Those kinds of moments where you hit the "stretch" goal, on that kind of stage, are ones to cherish!
From Jon on Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 21:08:15 from 22.214.171.124
Thanks, Jake. Hopefully you do the same when you OTQ.
From steve ash on Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 00:51:27 from 126.96.36.199
Congrats on your placing Jon! One of these days I'll join you and see what this ultra running is all about. From what I can tell it looks kinda hellish at times:) Not easy at all..
From allie on Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 22:24:04 from 188.8.131.52
great race and great report. congratulations meeting all of your goals.
From SlowJoe on Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 23:13:36 from 184.108.40.206
Congrats on an awesome race, the report was a very good read. I liked the finish celebration -- I always look so miserable even if I'm really happy at the end.
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