I'm retired from racing. Really.

September 25, 2018

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Location:

Greenville,SC,

Member Since:

Feb 24, 2007

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

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:

Goals 

None for now

Long-Term Running Goals:

Unretire at some point

Run a sub-6 hr 50 miler

Win a 100 mile ultramarathon

Personal:

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: 10.00 Month: 74.00 Year: 967.00
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: 282.50
Road M2 3 Orange Lifetime Miles: 168.00
Road N2 Purple Lifetime Miles: 76.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
4.003.000.000.000.007.00

Am- wanted a workout to see if I should go to Seattle. Did a little run with 3 miles MP and felt ok. Not great, but good enough. So I'm going, but with low expectations. Heck, I even went to the doctor today cause now I have an eye infection on top of my cold.

In other news, I was invited to join Team PI, one of 20 ultra runners sponsored by Pearl Izumi. The team includes Nick Clark, Nick Pedatella, Dylan Bowman, Scott Jaime, and many others. I'm very excited. My singlet arrived today, so I'll be wearing it this weekend. My days of wearing greeny green shorts and my SGRC red singlet are over.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/b23ecxkqmh7v5fj/IMG_8847.jpeg

SC2 Miles: 7.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Vis on Thu, Mar 14, 2013 at 22:01:47 from 199.127.68.82

Congrats on the PI invitation. Very, very cool.

From Little Bad Legs on Fri, Mar 15, 2013 at 10:33:24 from 173.151.112.249

Congratulations on the team invite and good luck this weekend. I'm sure you're going to do great.

From Cody on Fri, Mar 15, 2013 at 15:34:26 from 107.0.33.130

Congrats! That is sweet. No more green shorts. At least the beanie is still kosher (pre race). Hope the race goes well. Wish I could be there...

From Ben VanBeekum on Sat, Mar 16, 2013 at 09:14:53 from 67.169.244.46

Sweet uniform, just a tad bit jealous, just a bit!

From Dale on Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 09:01:48 from 69.10.215.11

Hey, congrats on making Team PI!

From Jason D on Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 19:53:05 from 24.1.80.94

Good for you, Jon. Congratulations. I was going to make a green shorts reference, but I see that they unfortunately don't have something to fit the bill. I love their shorts.

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