I'm retired from racing. Really.

October 21, 2018

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Member Since:

Feb 24, 2007



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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:


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: 0.00 Month: 89.00 Year: 1076.00
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: 455.60
Trail N2 2 Orange Lifetime Miles: 319.50
Road M2 3 Orange Lifetime Miles: 188.00
Road N2 Purple Lifetime Miles: 84.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles

AM- 6 easy. 7 or so deer, 1 person. I need to learn his name, as he's the only one I see on the trails in the morning.

Lunch- frisbee on a windy day. 5v4, with my team having the extra person buy losing 5-0. It was painful.

I'm having sleep issues again. I haven't had more than 5 hours of sleep in 2 or 3 weeks, and often only get 3 hours. I'm awake most mornings before 5 am, often before 4 am. I'm tired. And stressed. I didn't get home Monday from work till 7:30, and I didn't get home last night from all my obligations until almost 9:30. I'm getting worn out.

Trail M2 3 Miles: 6.00
Weight: 0.00
From jtshad on Wed, Dec 13, 2017 at 16:45:45 from

Sorry about the sleep issues, you are not old enough yet to have old man sleep symdrome (like I have). Sounds like stress is a culprit. Wish I had an answer or suggestion to fix it (I am still looking for one for me and Kami).

You are in my prayers (likely that He is the answer).

From Jon on Wed, Dec 13, 2017 at 19:43:28 from

Thanks, Jeff. Stress is definitely a component. It also runs in my family.

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