I'm retired from racing. Really.

November 18, 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: 0.00 Month: 50.50 Year: 772.00
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
16.000.000.000.000.0016.00

Lunch- 8 with the group.

PM- Paris Mountain.  I love this mountain- I've told Marci that if she cares about me at all, she'll make sure we buy a house near there (hint, hint, no pressure!).  Only me second trail run in 4 weeks, though the other one was a bit long.  Lots of hikers and bikers, including some bikers after dark wearing lights.  10 miles, 1700 ft climbing.  Unfortunately, the time off didn't help my Achilles- it hurt as bad as it did before the Bear, which is a bit annoying.  At least it doesn't hurt on flat runs.  It just has to get through the Grand Canyon, then I'll give it a bit of rest.

XT Wings Miles: 8.00NB 769 3 Miles: 8.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Predog on Wed, Oct 06, 2010 at 21:35:57 from 24.10.140.186

Jon, I can't believe your Achilles is still bothering you! I mean really, you only ran 100 miles across a bunch of mountains two weeks ago. No big. hehe. GC should be mostly flat I would think, other than actually getting into and out of the canyon (kind of a big "other than," though). I'm sorta mad I have school. You're going to love it.

From Jon on Wed, Oct 06, 2010 at 22:35:31 from 98.71.139.173

Good point, Joe. Err, points. Yeah, other than getting in and out, Monday should be easy.

You can still skip class. After all, you can go to class anytime, but how often can you run all the way across the Grand Canyon in a day?

From Kory on Thu, Oct 07, 2010 at 00:58:39 from 24.116.159.75

your running is incredible and your in a zone. It's good to see. God Bless you.

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