I'm retired from racing. Really.

December 02, 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: 13.00 Month: 5.00 Year: 1284.00
Fastwitch Lifetime Miles: 82.50
Trail N1 Lifetime Miles: 86.50
Road N1 Lifetime Miles: 31.00
Trail M2 Lime/black Lifetime Miles: 231.50
Road N2 Black And Green Lifetime Miles: 414.00
Road N2 3 Grey Lifetime Miles: 221.00
Road M3 Black And Blue 2 Lifetime Miles: 233.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles

AM 6 before heading to the temple for youth baptisms. Unlike the short trip when we were in Utah, it's now an 8 hr trip.

Road M2 Miles: 6.00
Weight: 0.00
From Rob Murphy on Sun, Jul 20, 2014 at 21:38:22 from

I just went to LDS.org and they say there's a temple in Columbia. That's only an hour if you do 90 mph.

From Jon on Mon, Jul 21, 2014 at 04:28:06 from

15 min to church, 15 min at church waiting, 1:45 drive, 30 min prep, 2 hr in temple, 1 hr at restaurant after, then drive back and drop all kids off. Add it up, I was gone 8 hrs.

From Jason D on Mon, Jul 21, 2014 at 10:47:08 from

This is unrelated, but it looks like the 100 x 5k record was broken. I first thought, "doesn't Jon on the blog own that?" Looks like it took a bunch of young guns.

From Rob Murphy on Mon, Jul 21, 2014 at 10:51:09 from

I see know. You are a true runner…stopwatch on everything!

From Jon on Mon, Jul 21, 2014 at 16:44:43 from

Jason, who broke it? We heard someone was trying. It's not the stoutest record.

From Jason D on Mon, Jul 21, 2014 at 20:44:32 from

Some Iowa runners. I can't find the link. It's an interesting record but it seems like people are willing to go after it.

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