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Marriott Slaterville,UT,

Member Since:

Mar 08, 2006



Goal Type:


Running Accomplishments:

Let's see, Finally ran Boston 2004. Broke 100 miles for 24 hours in 2005.  Finished the Wasatch 100 three times now.  4th place in the Across the Years 24 hour race 2007/2008


5K - 21:03 (a long time ago), around 23:00 currently

10K - 44:??

1/2 marathon - 1:36

Marathon 3:21

50K - 5:05

50 mile - 8:59

100K - 11:37

100 mile - 22:18

24 hour - 106.65 miles

72 hours - 167.77 miles

2006 Wasatch 100 34:23

2008 Wasatch 100 32:22

2009 Wasatch 100 33:57

2009 2nd place 50-54 age group Striders Winter Training Series

Short-Term Running Goals:

Direct a successful Antelope Island Buffalo run in March 2011, Mountain View Trail Half Marathon in October, and the Antelope Island 50K/100K in November. 

Tenative 2011 race and run schedule - Bonneville Shoreline Trail Marathon, Grandeur Peak fun run, Timp Trail Marathon, Pocatello 50 mile, Western States 100 mile, Vermont 100 mile, Leadville 100 mile, Wasatch 100 mile (yep, trying for the grand slam of ultrarunning), Striders Winter training series, Moab Red Hot 50K, Red Mountain 50K, Survivor Series 10K (Rockford, IL), Grand Canyon Double crossing, Zion traverse, Boise Half Ironman (my first tri).  Might Run the Ogden Valley 50 mile, the Pony Express 50 mile and maybe the Chimera 100 in November.  I'm a memeber of the Wasatch Speedgoat Mountain Racing Team (www.wasatchspeedgoat.com).  One of my major goals is to not embarass the team with poor finishes.

Long-Term Running Goals:

Stay injury free and still be able to outrun kids half my age.  Stay fit enough to keep up with my grandson.


52, married for 30 years to the same wonderful woman, 2 grown kids, 1 grandson.

That's my son and I in the picture at the 2007 Buffalo Run.  He's always a big help and a pretty cool kid.

I direct the Antelope Island Buffalo Run, the Mountain View Trail Half Marathon, and the Antelope Island 50K/100K, all on Antelope Island State Park.  The website is www.buffalorun.org

Come on out and run it, we have a good time.

I post some of my more interesting runs at my blog www.ultrajim.blogspot.com.  Check it out.

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Managed to get to spin class and do about 19 miles on the spin bike before my run. 

Well, I did no running over the weekend. Spent my time instead getting stuff ready for the Buffalo Run this Saturday. Things are starting to come together. Should be a good time with over 700 runners on the island. I might get one run in tomorrow, but then no running until Friday evening when I pace a friend running the 100 mile event.

From jun on Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 13:10:49 from

So freaking excited for Saturday. Thanks again for everything.

From fly on the Wall on Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 13:17:16 from

Just exactly what Jun said.

From Smooth on Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 17:24:39 from

GOOD LUCK tomorrow! How exciting! 700 runners! WOW!!!

From Scott Wesemann on Sat, Mar 26, 2011 at 22:51:18 from

What a great race Jim. I was really impressed. Thanks for putting it on.

From Oreo on Tue, Mar 29, 2011 at 11:34:17 from

Great times! Great job! Thanks for making it all happen. My thrid time out there and it keeps gettin better! THanks.

From RAD on Sun, Mar 25, 2012 at 13:35:47 from

Thanks for the awesome race Jim! It was an amazing experience for me, my first trail run and still finished in a decent time - or so I'm told. You are a great race director and I hope to be able to repeat this one next year!! I'll shoot for and AG award though - no more messin' around, I'm gonna learn to love those hills...and RUN them. Great to meet you and chat a bit as well (I'm the tall blonde with braids - white visor and shirt yesterday). Thanks again!

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