I'm retired from racing. Really.

July 14, 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: 12.00 Month: 38.00 Year: 747.00
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: 284.00
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- To all of you snow-bound folks in Idaho, Utah, and Colorado... I enjoyed my 6 miles on the beach today in 70 deg weather, running on Isle of Palms, Mt. Pleasant, SC, just outside Charleston.  Beautiful, sunny 75 deg weather yesterday, and 77 deg for today.  

In case you're wondering if garmin elevation profiles are accurate... here's proof towards the negative.  I was on the beach, not 60 ft under water...


Progrid Guide Miles: 6.00
Weight: 0.00
From Jason McK on Mon, Nov 22, 2010 at 11:24:47 from

The snow was great this morning. Was your garmin at least accurate on the elevation changes, even if the absolute value was incorrect?

From rockrun on Mon, Nov 22, 2010 at 13:19:57 from

Jon, having lived in Logan you will appreciate... just over the mtn to the south in Eden, we have had about 17-18inches since yesterday... absolute winter wonderland up here..

From Paul on Mon, Nov 22, 2010 at 13:50:07 from

It's a skier's paradise right now. Too bad I don't ski like I used to. But my treadmill has shipped and will hopefully arrive this week.

From Jon on Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 00:26:17 from

Jason- no, I was running on the flat beach the whole time. No elevation changes over 2-3 feet.

Paul- did you win your 8th treadmill? Or did you buy one? What's the story?

From Jason McK on Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 10:53:25 from

Wow - that's terrible.

From Bryce on Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 13:00:41 from

Oh, that sounds sweet! Don't think I won't rub it in this spring when it's 75 degrees and 5% humidity here and 95 degrees with 95% humidity there. ha! Oh, and maybe your Garmin thought you were snokeling, being in the beach and all.

From Nan on Sat, Dec 04, 2010 at 15:49:11 from

That garmin graph is disturbing.

I admit, I'm jealous of your warm temps. I hope its nice in Charlotte next Saturday!

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