I'm retired from racing. Really.

November 26, 2020

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Feb 24, 2007



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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:


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

No running at all this week.  Just recover from my race.  Marci and I are taking a trip to NYC (sans children, except Jr in her belly) from Wed-Sun, and I promised her I wouldn't even bring clothes to work out.  Should be a nice vacation.

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From Cody on Tue, Jun 07, 2011 at 10:29:13 from

congrats on the Jr!

From Predog on Tue, Jun 07, 2011 at 20:16:34 from

Congratulations Jon! Also, you could probably put that on that "you know you're an ultrarunner" list when you have to promise your wife you won't even bring workout clothes on a vacation just days after running a 100.

From Jon on Tue, Jun 07, 2011 at 21:05:05 from

That's a good one, Joe. Or how about "you know you're an ultrarunner when you try to plan giving birth around your racing schedule..."

From Nic on Thu, Jun 09, 2011 at 15:26:45 from

My wife doesn't like when I run on vacation also. So it doesn't look good for the Steeplechase this weekend. I am on the wait list but I had a outpatient surgery done yesterday that I have been waiting to get done and I'm not supposed to run for a while although I think I would be fine.

From jtshad on Mon, Jun 13, 2011 at 10:57:31 from

Congrats on the news about a new addition to the family!

From Predog on Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 20:58:33 from

On an unrelated note, Jon, congratulations: Greenville SC has the lowest gas prices of any metro area in the country today. Enjoy.

From Jon on Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 21:48:56 from

Well, that's good news, at least.

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