I'm retired from racing. Really.

October 20, 2017

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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: 32.00 Month: 72.00 Year: 1492.00
XT Wings 3 Lifetime Miles: 235.00
Fastwitch Lifetime Miles: 82.50
Peak Lifetime Miles: 282.00
Trail N1 Lifetime Miles: 86.50
Road N1 Lifetime Miles: 31.00
Stinson Lifetime Miles: 500.50
Fuel 2 (road) Lifetime Miles: 454.50
Trail M2 2 Black Lifetime Miles: 263.00
Trail M2 3 Lifetime Miles: 174.60
Trail N2 2 Orange Lifetime Miles: 237.50
Road M3 Black And Blue Lifetime Miles: 327.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
22.500.000.000.000.0022.50

Lunch- 10 with the guys.  Jim and I got poured on during the last bit.

PM- PM- Barry came the first 30 min, talking all about his 3 month motorcycle trip to Alaska starting this week.  Then I continued the rest of the way by myself.  Just over 2 hrs.  Very, very humid thanks to rain today.  12.5 miles. 

Fuel XC 3 Miles: 12.50Test Shoe 2 Miles: 10.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Jake K on Tue, May 29, 2012 at 19:55:04 from 67.182.215.126

i recognize these green shorts...

http://www.onthesnow.com/news/a/107097

From Jon on Tue, May 29, 2012 at 20:43:18 from 74.177.120.63

Hey, cool. Yeah, that was Mid Mountain marathon, 2008, I think. Good race. Also a fan of Jupiter Steeplechase- you gonna try some, Jake?

From Jon on Tue, May 29, 2012 at 20:44:19 from 74.177.120.63

I will admit, the shorts are ugly but very, very easy to pick out in pictures. Even on a page with hundreds of race photo in thumbnail size, I can easily see them.

From Jake K on Wed, May 30, 2012 at 09:09:41 from 155.100.226.54

I'm not planning to do any trail races, but I am really looking forward to some cool trail runs this summer. We're planning to run w/ Rob's XC kids one night a week @ Alta... in a month Andrea and I are headed to southern utah and we have some good ideas for fun trail linkups in Zion and Bryce... and then we're going to Jackson too, so there will be some cool opportunities. I'd like the run the mid mountain trail this summer too... I biked it last year and the whole time I thought "I suck at biking, I could run this faster!"

From Jon on Wed, May 30, 2012 at 18:47:48 from 74.177.120.63

Yeah, during the marathon I ran down some bikes and my pace car (biker) had to shoo them out of the way. While going downhill.

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