I'm retired from racing. Really.

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Feb 24, 2007



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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:


None for now

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: 11.00 Month: 38.00 Year: 698.50
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: 284.00
Trail M2 Lime/black Lifetime Miles: 51.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles

Looking ahead- potential 2010 race schedule

Rocky Raccoon 100- Feb 6 (100% chance of doing)

Buffalo Run 50k or 50m- Mar 27 (90%)

Pocatello 50  (May 29) or Squaw Peak 50 (Jun 5) (90%)- maybe both???

Bighorn 100 (Jun 19) or Logan Peak (Jun 26) (80% one or the other)

Kat'china Moss 100k- Aug 7 (40%)

El Vaquero Loco 50k- Aug 14 (80%)

Bear 100- Sept 25 (99%)

Weight: 0.00
From jtshad on Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 08:13:55 from

Impressive race schedule...ultraman!

From Jon on Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 10:07:37 from

I'll probably throw in a few shorter races, too, but these are my primary races.

From marci on Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 15:39:50 from

i might give that bighorn race a 10% chance. :)

From Jon on Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 18:04:26 from

Why is that?

From JulieC on Wed, Dec 02, 2009 at 07:32:17 from

hope you signed up for the 50. 1st day of signups was yesterday and it filled up in a day last year. you probably already know that. anyway great schedule, happy running.

From JulieC on Wed, Dec 02, 2009 at 07:33:39 from

oh and the antelope island 50k is a great one even though you run the same loop twice. I am running it again.

From ultrajim on Wed, Dec 02, 2009 at 10:28:59 from

Great looking schedule. Good luck with Rocky Raccoon. I can't get enough running in that early to warrant going there. Guess I'd better put together my race schedule. I was thinking Bighorn as well and always do Logan Peak. I'll be at Windy Pass (Squaw Peak) helping out like usual. Definitely doing Speedgoat as well. Definitely sign up for the Buffalo Run. We need some top notch runners there. I always have a good time at it and I don't even run the thing.

From Jon on Thu, Dec 03, 2009 at 14:28:08 from

Julie- I decided on Poky rather than Squaw.

Jim- This high mileage in the winter is already getting to me and I still have 9 weeks till Rocky. But I really wanted an easy hundred first, and it fit the bill. I guess I'll see you at Bighorn or Logan (I won't do both), plus the Buffalo Run. Cody should do one at the Buffalo, too.

From Adam RW on Sat, Dec 12, 2009 at 12:12:37 from

Where's your July 24th Des 10K? I know you are now a trail runner but no road at all?

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