I'm retired from racing. Really.

October 17, 2019

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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: 37.00 Year: 697.50
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: 495.60
Trail N2 2 Orange Lifetime Miles: 418.00
Road M2 3 Orange Lifetime Miles: 333.50
Road N2 Purple Lifetime Miles: 284.00
Trail M2 Lime/black Lifetime Miles: 51.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
3.000.000.000.000.003.00

Frisbee on a 75 degree day (finally)- 6v6 with a sub on my team. The other team was killing us in the warmup, then started pulling it together, but made some bad throws and drops in the game so lost 5-3. I don't think I had any bad throws or drops, but could have done better on defense. My pulled groin is hurting a bit.

Weight: 0.00
Comments
From jtshad on Mon, Oct 07, 2019 at 14:56:10 from 141.221.191.225

I saw the news about GE pensions, does this affect you and create issues (not that GE hasn't done that already) that impact you adversely?

From Jon on Mon, Oct 07, 2019 at 21:15:32 from 96.33.83.28

Yes, I'm impacted. They are freezing all pensions. They aren't cashing them out, though- they will hold my current accrued pension until I retire at age 65, at which time I will be eligible for a very small (inflation-reduced) monthly payment. It's not every day you lose $500,000+ in expected retirement pay...

What can you do other than shrug?

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