I'm retired from racing. Really.

January 20, 2022

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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:

Russian champion tries Crocs, commits to racing a marathon in them

Nikolay Chavkin in the video below did 3x1000, first two in Adidas carbon-fiber models, the last one in Crocs. Surprised by the result (2:52, 2:52, 2:50) with the fastest interval done in Crocs, he committed to racing a marathon in Crocs if the video gets 42K likes and 195 comments (for 42 km 195 m, the marathon distance). Nikolay's current marathon PR is 2:14:00. The video was created by a Russian sporting goods store chain. Their moto is "more sports - brighter life", which we think is wonderful, and also deserves a Like. If you want to see a fast marathon in Crocs, go to the video and click the Like button. And make sure to share it with your friends.

Miles:This week: 9.00 Month: 50.00 Year: 50.00
Fastwitch Lifetime Miles: 82.50
Trail N1 Lifetime Miles: 86.50
Road N1 Lifetime Miles: 31.00
Trail M2 Lime/black Lifetime Miles: 270.00
Road M3 Grey And Yellow Lifetime Miles: 203.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles

PM- PWx2, nw, tptp.

NB 769 2 Miles: 6.00
Weight: 0.00
From Scott Ensign on Thu, May 27, 2010 at 00:15:18 from

umm. nw... OK, no watch, then.. I give up. tptp??

good luck Saturday, hope the weather is nice up there!

From Jon on Thu, May 27, 2010 at 00:26:14 from

Yup- Planet Walk times two, no watch. Good job. The key to the last part is to remember that it is taper week; hence, "typical phantom taper pains."

From Kory on Thu, May 27, 2010 at 00:40:57 from

Way to be patient and keep it easy.

From crockett on Thu, May 27, 2010 at 11:03:07 from

Good luck at Pocatello!

From Scott Ensign on Thu, May 27, 2010 at 12:14:07 from

I didn't have a chance on that last one. but it is now in my vocabulary. thanks!

From allie on Thu, May 27, 2010 at 12:48:58 from


From Dale on Thu, May 27, 2010 at 19:35:03 from

Gl@P. Tutc!

From Jon on Thu, May 27, 2010 at 19:45:24 from

Ok, Dale, you stumped me. TUTC?

From Jon on Thu, May 27, 2010 at 19:45:43 from

Wait, wait- tear up the course!

From Dale on Thu, May 27, 2010 at 19:46:24 from



From Jon on Thu, May 27, 2010 at 21:34:37 from

Stumped on the second one.

From Dale on Fri, May 28, 2010 at 10:08:30 from

See what you started?

From Predog on Fri, May 28, 2010 at 13:01:31 from

Good luck! Hopefully you get all tired out so that you don't completely destroy me on Logan Peak. :)

From Predog on Fri, May 28, 2010 at 13:02:30 from

Kidding about the tiring out part, btw.

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