Miles:
9898 total / 0 in 2014
Goal:

Leadville Silver Rush 50M in July 2013; Boston 2014

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Jon logged 9898 miles.

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  1. RUN
    good Trail run w/ Erik 11.86 mi 01:52 09:26 pace

    Nice moderate trail run w/ Erik this morning -- my first time out on the Ridgeline trails in Castle Rock. No severe climbs, but tons of ups/downs/twists/turns make any sort of rhythm tough out the... read more

  2. RUN
    great Trails w/ my kids 7 mi 00:55 07:51 pace

    I dragged the kids out of bed early on a Saturday morning to join me on the trails :-) They rode, I ran -- which of course meant that I had to push the pace at times to keep up. Felt good, and lot... read more

    • Erik K.
      Erik K.

      Definitely a hard run! Hopefully you pushed enough for me to keep up with you tomorrow.

      12 months ago Like

    • Ed T.
      Ed T.

      awesome run with the kids Jon!!

      12 months ago Like

    • Kent
      Kent

      Awesome way to motivate some pace! Great family fitness time!

      12 months ago Like

    • Diane V.
      Diane V.

      Terrific way to kick off the weekend!

      12 months ago Like

  3. RUN
    good Progress 6.58 mi 00:56 08:28 pace

    I felt a bit better than yesterday. If that trend continues, I should feel normal in a week or two :-) Avg HR 142. Time to load up on AAA batteries for the headlamp. Boo.
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    • Paul S.
      Paul S.

      Yeah I'm with ya...boo to the headlamp!

      12 months ago Like

    • Diane V.
      Diane V.

      Great miles, but boooo to the headlamp!

      12 months ago Like

    • Diane V.
      Diane V.

      BTW, I noticed I wrote boo to the headlamp on one of your earlier posts, too! Can you guess I don't like dark mornings, or early evenings :). Hope you're doing well!

      12 months ago Like

  4. RUN
    alright In a funk 7.2 mi 01:02 08:35 pace

    Well, I'll try again to get back in rhythm... I gave it a shot last week, but was interrupted by illness and a long weekend in Vail for kids' soccer. Though the time off has been good f... read more

    • Diane V.
      Diane V.

      Hang in there; it WILL come back quickly. Glad to see you back, and nice 7.2 today. Hope your foot is feeling better!

      12 months ago Like

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    • Jon D.
      Jon D.

      you're such a strong runner, once that foot is better the rest will fall into place in no time. nice 7+ today, Jon!

      12 months ago Like

    • Kent
      Kent

      Just post big event blues, will pass soon enough and you'll be back to cranking out runs that feel great!

      12 months ago Like

  5. RUN
    good More easy 5 mi 00:45 09:03 pace

    Another short/easy one -- hoping two days in a row can re-start the routine of regular early morning running! I can't believe I'm already back to wearing my headlamp... Avg HR 131.
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  6. RUN
    good First road run in a while 6.8 mi 01:00 08:45 pace

    It's been over two weeks since I ran on the roads (and in any shoes but my cushy Hokas), but I bought some squishy inserts and that seemed to help my still-achy foot. I don't want to not... read more

    • Paul S.
      Paul S.

      Way to be careful!

      about 1 year ago Like

    • Kent
      Kent

      I like the Hokas, have just ordered another pair. Same reason, I too don't want to not run so if it helps then it is great.

      about 1 year ago Like

    • Leo
      Leo

      i hope this gets you back at it.

      about 1 year ago Like

    • Diane V.
      Diane V.

      Nice miles on the road today. Hope the squishy inserts continue to help that poor foot!

      about 1 year ago Like

  7. RUN
    great Tingly leg trail run 10 mi 01:23 08:18 pace

    First run since Sunday's Silver Rush 50, and my legs were literally tingling throughout. A good feeling for sure, especially since I didn't appear to do any damage covering 50 miles on f... read more

    • Erik K.
      Erik K.

      Great run after the long break! (long for you anyway)

      about 1 year ago Like

    • David
      David

      Looks like you are having a zero recovery moment. Sweet. What's next Jon? Can't wait to hear!

      about 1 year ago Like

    • Diane V.
      Diane V.

      Nice tingly run :). Glad to see the legs are happy!

      about 1 year ago Like

    • Kent
      Kent

      Congrats on your outstanding 50 miler Jon! Of course you'd crank out 10 on your first run back.

      about 1 year ago Like

  8. RUN
    great Leadville Silver Rush 50 mi 09:30 11:23 pace

    A great capper to a fun, long weekend up in Leadville. Steve P, Mike, Chuck and I ran the Silver Rush run on Sunday, and AJ (injured knee) did the mountain bike race on Saturday. The race was a t... read more

    • Diane V.
      Diane V.

      Congrats on a great 50 miler! Glad you were able to get the calf cramps worked out. Your pace was awesome - I cannot imagine all that climbing. You must have the strongest legs... Hope you're enjoying a little break now! Please give my best to AJ and hope his knee feels better soon!

      about 1 year ago Like

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    • Tara M.
      Tara M.

      Congratulations! I am glad you figured out the calf cramps. That is painful! Great pace for an ultra!

      about 1 year ago Like

    • Ed T.
      Ed T.

      fantastic seeing you out there Jon!!....great race!!...all you guys have been such a great inspiration for me!!...tell me about those Hokas and what you think of them!!....if you can maybe shoot me AJ's e-mail or someway to get in touch!...once again, great seeing you!

      about 1 year ago Like

  9. RUN
    great Hope Pass 9 mi 03:00 20:00 pace

    A nice hike up 3,500' vertical (Hope Pass) with Steve P, Chuck and AJ to get some elevation and warm the legs up for Silver Rush!

  10. RUN
    great Nice and easy 4.65 mi 00:42 09:00 pace

    Very easy stroll, just keeping the legs loose. Avg HR 127. My foot continues to feel better every day -- not sure where it will be by Sunday, but it will be runnable.
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  11. RUN
    good Race week hill repeats 6 mi 00:54 08:58 pace

    My foot is feeling a bit better after a light-activity weekend and lots of Hoka time (even around the house). The shoes feel much better on the trail than on the road, so I headed over to the loca... read more

    • Paul S.
      Paul S.

      Hoping the foot keeps feeling better...whenever I saw those Hoka's on my trail race I keeping thinking that runners wearing them would be prone to ankle sprains...but if they work great!!

      about 1 year ago Like

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    • Erik K.
      Erik K.

      Glad to hear you're healing up and the Hokas are working for you. Hope you're ready and feeling your best by race day.

      about 1 year ago Like

    • Jon D.
      Jon D.

      nice job keeping it easy, and can't wait to hear how you do this weekend, Jon!

      about 1 year ago Like

  12. RUN
    great Deer Creek Solo Run 13.01 mi 02:06 09:39 pace

    Nice tune-up for attempt at SR 50-miler next weekend. My ailing foot caused me to take pretty much the whole week off, but I got some Hokas and they did the trick out on the trails. Didn't f... read more

    • Erik K.
      Erik K.

      Very solid trail running! I keep hearing good things about those Hokas, but I don't think I could bring myself to go that route.

      about 1 year ago Like

    • Jon
      Jon

      You could if you had a bone bruise on the ball of your foot and were hoping to run 50 miles on rocks!

      about 1 year ago Like

    • Diane V.
      Diane V.

      Awesome 13 today, Jon. Is the foot feeling ok now that it's been a few hours?

      about 1 year ago Like

    • Leo
      Leo

      you got the hokas!! my friend has been trying to talk me into those... claims all my running issues will go away. however, i'll wait to hear it from you, before i try 'em

      about 1 year ago Like

  13. RUN
    great Easy miles 6.34 mi 00:52 08:11 pace

    Head cold seems to be passing quickly, and I couldn't pass up another nice cool (mid-50s) morning. I've got an appt later today to find out once and for all if I have a break somewhere i... read more

  14. RUN
    blah TM - bail-out 14.8 mi 02:13 08:59 pace

    I really wanted one last feel-good trail run before Silver Rush 50-mile effort in 2 weeks, but I've come down with a nasty head cold. I tried to sleep in a bit and opted instead for my baseme... read more

    • Kelly H.
      Kelly H.

      Way to plug along! Good luck with the upcoming 50 Miler!

      about 1 year ago Like

    • Diane V.
      Diane V.

      Sound like the TM was a good option. Hope you're feeling better!

      about 1 year ago Like

  15. RUN
    great Back from vacation 7 mi 01:00 08:37 pace

    Back from awesome family trip in the Bahamas. Why is it that I always feel like I need recovery from vacation? I ran a couple times out there in the swampy conditions, and I ran a 7-miler similar... read more

    • Sean D.
      Sean D.

      We certainly missed you on DM. Glad the vacation went well for you. I am sure you will be back to normal with the running very quickly.

      about 1 year ago Like

    • David
      David

      Wonder where you went... nice run back from your trip Jon. Cool stuff man.

      about 1 year ago Like

    • Kelly H.
      Kelly H.

      Glad u made back safe!

      about 1 year ago Like

    • Diane V.
      Diane V.

      Nice return 7. Welcome home and glad you had an awesome trip!

      about 1 year ago Like

  16. RUN
    good Routine 6.9 mi 01:00 08:41 pace

    Late arrival Wednesday night from family vacation in Bahamas. Gotta get some decent miles in here over next 7-10 days to have any hope of faring o.k. at Silver Rush 50-miler on 7/14.
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  17. RUN
    good Bahamas miles 12 mi 01:35 07:55 pace

    Back-posting two runs I managed on Paradise Island in Bahamas. First was a 5-mile slog around the island in oppressive heat and humidity, and the second was a 7-mile progression on the TM at the f... read more

  18. RUN
    alright Partial SR 50 course preview 17.14 mi 03:19 11:35 pace

    Plan was to run the entire outbound leg of Silver Rush 50-miler, but a combo of circumstances prevented that -- not the least of which was my VERY sore climbing muscles (hammies, glutes) from Wedne... read more

    • Erik K.
      Erik K.

      I hope you recover quick with the race this close! We'll have to get together for a run when you're recovering.

      about 1 year ago Like

    • Diane V.
      Diane V.

      You did get in some decent mileage! Great week for you - hope the hammies and glutes are happier tomorrow!

      about 1 year ago Like

    • David
      David

      Tough, tough training Jon!

      about 1 year ago Like

  19. RUN
    great Easier mid-long 10.06 mi 01:24 08:23 pace

    Another nice double-digit run (5 days in a row), with easier pace and nice low 134 avg HR. I'm doing a training circuit (strength and injury prevention) with my kids at a physical therapy off... read more

  20. RUN
    great More MLR miles 10.05 mi 01:23 08:14 pace

    Yet another mid-long. Each one has felt better than the last one, so I guess I'll keep it up until my body sends me a back off signal or until upcoming family trip. Avg HR 136 today, 2 bpm l... read more