I'm retired from racing. Really.

November 13, 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: 12.00 Month: 42.50 Year: 764.00
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: 495.60
Trail N2 2 Orange Lifetime Miles: 418.00
Road M2 3 Orange Lifetime Miles: 333.50
Road N2 Purple Lifetime Miles: 307.50
Trail M2 Lime/black Lifetime Miles: 61.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
10.000.000.000.000.0010.00

It was my first run with Cody since Nov 15.  We did a Planet Walk/Providence loop.  I only planned on 7-8, but we ended up doing 10.  10 miles, 1:15:30.

Adrenaline Miles: 10.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Harris on Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 10:18:36

Can you fill me in on what the Planet Walk is? I have heard it mentioned several times.

From Jon on Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 13:08:40

That is a secret. Only people lucky enough to run on Planet Walk with Paul, Cody, or myself may know the reason. I will say this- we had 2 trails that ran along the Logan river and struggled to differentiate between them in our blog posts. About a year ago, something changed such that one irrevocably became the Logan River trail, and the other became Planet Walk. But I can't tell you where the name "Planet Walk" came from- I would have to kill you if I did. :) If you ever come to Logan and want to run it, I can show you the reason.

From Harris on Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 15:21:36

Wow! I might have to make the trip sometime. I am definitely intrigued now. However, I do remember Logan or someone else making fun of the Planet Walk awhile back. It might be a big let down after you have built it up so big.

From Harris on Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 15:23:16

I almost forgot, are you planning on running St. george this year? I saw your goals as a sub 2:35 marathon. I am planning on making a big 2:29 push, so I expect you to be there with me.

From Jon on Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 15:35:21

Let down? LET DOWN??? No way! And don't let Logan spoil it for you.

I'm aiming for 2:35 at Ogden. Less than 50% odds that I run St. George- I'm planning to run some trail marathons around that time instead. If I do St. George, though, I will definitely push for sub 2:30.

From marci on Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 19:36:57

Whatever you are doing St. George marathon..i thought we talked about "another Marathon" you know which one i am talking about!!

From marci on Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 19:37:56

oh and i see that the Bear 100 on your schedule!!!

From Jon on Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 20:10:24

Yeah, my schedule shows the Bear with a question mark and NYC with a question mark. Isn't that what we discussed?

From paul on Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 20:18:02

Logan doesn't know what he's talking about. He's got that Dixie fever or something, it's messing with his head.

From marci on Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 17:38:55

nope that is NOT what we discussed...keep thinking.

From Jon on Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 18:22:00

Ummm... remind me.

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