I'm retired from racing. Really.

July 13, 2020

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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:


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: 6.00 Month: 32.00 Year: 741.00
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: 278.00
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

No running again this week, but lots of XT plans (kettle bell training, bike, frisbee, spin class, abs).  6 miles xt today.

Well, I had better than 50% odds of getting into MMT 100, and I didn't.  In face, I'm 3/4 of the way down the wait list.  With an entrants field of 205, I'm number 142 on the wait list.  That doesn't look promising.  At least I can start planning my 2013 schedule now, even if I didn't get either of the 100's I wanted.  Maybe I should run Leona Divide to try racing my way into Western. 

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From Rob Murphy on Mon, Dec 10, 2012 at 19:20:02 from

I'm going to steal a line from Jake...

Looks like a sorority babe getting ready for Spring Break workout.

No tanning bed?

From Jake K on Mon, Dec 10, 2012 at 19:43:07 from

The kettle ball sounds a little more crossfit than sorority girl.

Sorry you didn't get into those 100s. So what's your Plan B?

From Jon on Mon, Dec 10, 2012 at 20:19:37 from

Dunno, Jake. Gotta work on ideas now.

From Cody on Mon, Dec 10, 2012 at 22:00:41 from

You have unfinished business at Pocatello plus it can be the rematch of LPR 2012. Joe and I are in for sure. It's no 100 but still dang awesome

From Dale on Tue, Dec 11, 2012 at 10:53:26 from

Sounds like you should try for the Barkley 100. With all that negative karma to offset, you should be a shoo-in.

From Jon on Tue, Dec 11, 2012 at 19:09:45 from

Cody and Dale, those are both great ideas. Cody, I'd be interested in Poky during my summer trip this year except school isn't out yet. Dale... I might just look into the Barkley marathons...

From J Cole on Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 12:39:54 from

your wife hasn't talked you into UTMB yet?

From Jon on Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 19:44:22 from

Justin- she tried, but it's a no-go this year with a small baby. Maybe next year.

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