I'm retired from racing. Really.

November 21, 2019

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Member Since:

Feb 24, 2007



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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:


None for now

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: 4.00 Month: 54.50 Year: 776.00
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: 313.50
Trail M2 Lime/black Lifetime Miles: 61.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles

Supposed to run with jtshad today, but could not find my running gear last night despite looking for over an hour, plus crying kid didn't let me get to sleep till 3:30 am.  Sorry Jeff- hopefully we can hook up later this week. 

25 degrees, snowing very hard, and very windy (20-30 mph) here in Idaho Falls.  Perfect running weather.  Started off trying to chase my wife and her sister who were running to Wendy's (to buy a gift certificate, not to eat).  They had a 10 minute head start, plus I took a wrong turn that threw me off by a mile or so.  But, I caught up just before they got home, having found their tracks again.  I guess I was a hunter today.  Then ran to Community Park, did a mile (7:12), then home.  8 miles total.  Pace was good considering the stinging snow in my face (I need one of those face covers) and wind.  It was snowing and blowing so hard that my tracks at the park would almost be gone when I came around 5 minutes later.  I also found that if you run on hilly parks covered with 6 inches of snow, it is almost impossible to see hills and dips.  Great day for a run!  Came home soaking wet- I can wring out my fleece top.

Merry Christmas to Everyone!  It's a white one!

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From jtshad on Mon, Dec 24, 2007 at 15:01:18

Glad you found your running stuff and got in a run. Merry Christmas. Let's hook up later this week. I will call you Wednesday to see what we can set up.

From Jon on Mon, Dec 24, 2007 at 15:04:31

Sounds good.

From James on Mon, Dec 24, 2007 at 18:04:09

I was in Logan today delivering gifts, but decided to eat yours since you aren't around!

From Jon on Mon, Dec 24, 2007 at 18:36:18

Edible gifts- just my kind. You could have left it on the porch- I'm sure it would have froze and still been good when we arrived home, assuming the cats didn't find it.

From James on Tue, Dec 25, 2007 at 20:10:12

I guess that is true, maybe you will get a New Years gift instead. Merry Christmas!

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