I'm retired from racing. Really.

November 26, 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: 15.00 Month: 95.00 Year: 1257.00
Fastwitch Lifetime Miles: 82.50
Trail N1 Lifetime Miles: 86.50
Road N1 Lifetime Miles: 31.00
Trail M2 Lime/black Lifetime Miles: 228.50
Road N2 Black And Green Lifetime Miles: 409.00
Road N2 3 Grey Lifetime Miles: 214.00
Road M3 Black And Blue 2 Lifetime Miles: 225.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles

AM- Back to work after 6 days of getting fat.  Went to a workout place here in Idaho (the pass got me in for free, Jeff- thanks).  Did 10 miles, about 1/2 treadmill and 1/2 elliptical.  Left hip still has some residual pain, right felt fine.  Elliptical didn't hurt at all, so I'll probably do a mix this week to help my hips.  For the record, based on the pain I think I had the beginnings of hip bursitis- not 100% sure on the self-diagnosis, but that seems to fit the symptoms the best.  As far as hip injuries go, that one seems to be about the best.  But I'm going to be very cautious for a few weeks.

PM- 7 more.

Pace Miles: 3.00Progrid Guide Miles: 4.00
Weight: 0.00
From Aaron Kennard on Mon, Dec 28, 2009 at 15:08:19 from

That seems smart to be cautious and recover. That's a bummer to get new pain. Especially as you get really close to a big goal. Nan got a random knee pain out of nowhere last Friday, its kind of disheartening. Fortunately bodies heal if we let them. I hope yours recovers fast.

From jtshad on Mon, Dec 28, 2009 at 15:49:53 from

Smart plan about the hip, hope it continues to improve.

Glad the pass worked.

From Burt on Mon, Dec 28, 2009 at 19:04:28 from

I think the Broncos are being cautious for a couple of weeks, too.

From c h a d on Tue, Dec 29, 2009 at 12:24:33 from

Stay on the mend, Jon. You're putting up some impressive numbers for someone in pain.

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