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About Me ... Stan Jensen

Technical Jazz

Home Base: Pacifica, California, USA
Start Date: October 16, 1952
Physical Composition: 5' 11", 160 pounds
How I Made a $: Systems Engineer @ Silicon Graphics (until 1997)
How I Spend My $: Volunteering @ The Marine Mammal Center (since 2000)
Book Smarts: B.A. Geography, University of California, Davis
E-Mail: StanJ@Run100s.com

Ultra Life
Started Running: 1968 as a member of the Ukiah High School cross-country team
Ran my First Ultra: April 1993 - American River 50 mile endurance run

Personal Records (PR's):
50 K (4:33) - Jed Smith (Sacramento, CA) 1995
50 M (9:11) - Avalon Benefit (Catalina, CA) 1999
100 K (10:13) - Ruth Anderson (San Francisco, CA) 1996
12 HR (66m) - BAUR Gran Prix (Los Altos, CA) 1994
100 M (21:24) - Old Dominion 100 (Woodstock, VA) 1999

Ultras Completed: 133 (in 56 places)
2010 - 0; 2009 - 1; 2008 - 1; 2007 - 1; 2006 - 4; 2005 - 3; 2004 - 2; 2003 - 3; 2002 - 4; 2001 - 2; 2000 - 11; 1999 - 21 (what a year!); 1998 - 18; 1997 - 19; 1996 - 17; 1995 - 11; 1994 - 9; 1993 - 6: American River 50m, Quicksilver 50k, Skyline 50k, Pony Express 50k, Mule Run 50k, Sierra Nevada 52.4m

Most Significant Ultra Achievements:
Finishing the Last Great Race (Old Dominion 100, Western States 100, Vermont 100, Leadville Trail 100, Wasatch Front 100, Angeles Crest 100) in 1999.

Current Ultra Activities:
Grand Slam of Ultrarunning (since 1998): Statistician, Webmaster
H.U.R.T. 100 (since 2008): Director of Race Communication
Lake Sonoma 50 (since 2008): A/S Captain
Miwok 100k (since 1999): A/S Captain
Ruth Anderson Ultras (since 1997): Assistant RD, Webmaster
Skyline 50 (since 1999): A/S Captain
Western States 100 (since 2000): Manager

Schedule (414+ hours within the last year):
11/30/13 - Quad Dipsea - volunteer (12:10)
12/07/13 - Western States Lottery - volunteer (7:35)
12/08/13 - Fear & Loathing - volunteer (8:30)
01/18/14 - H.U.R.T. 100 - volunteer (119:30)
03/08/14 - UnCool - volunteer (13:05)
03/22/14 - Lake Sonoma 50 training run - volunteer (9:35)
04/12/14 - Lake Sonoma 50 - volunteer (32:50)
04/19/14 - Ruth Anderson - volunteer (14:35)
05/03/14 - Miwok 100k - volunteer (26:35)
05/10/14 - Quicksilver 50 - volunteer (18:15)
05/18/14 - Ohlone Wilderness 50k - volunteer (16:25)
06/28/14 - Western States 100 - volunteer (58:05)
08/03/14 - H.U.R.T. Lottery - volunteer (26:15)
08/17/14 - Run-de-Vous Ultras - volunteer (6:30)
08/23/14 - Tamalpa Headlands - volunteer (14:10)
09/06/14 - Overlook Endurance Runs - volunteer (17:55)
09/27/14 - Stevens Creek 50k - volunteer (12:15)
Schedule (for the next year or so):
11/29/14 - Quad Dipsea - volunteer (__:__)
12/06/14 - Western States Lottery - volunteer (_:__)
12/07/14 - Fear & Loathing - volunteer (_:__)
01/17/15 - H.U.R.T. 100 - volunteer (__:__)
03/07/15 - UnCool - volunteer (__:__)
03/__/15 - Lake Sonoma 50 training run - volunteer (_:__)
04/11/15 - Lake Sonoma 50 - volunteer (__:__)
04/19/15 - Ruth Anderson - volunteer (__:__)
05/02/15 - Miwok 100k - volunteer (__:__)
05/09/15 - Quicksilver 50 - volunteer (__:__)
06/27/15 - Western States 100 - volunteer (__:__)
08/02/15 - H.U.R.T. Lottery - volunteer (__:__)
08/08/15 - Skyline 50k - volunteer (__:__)
08/29/15 - Tamalpa Headlands - volunteer (__:__)
09/__/15 - Overlook Endurance Runs - volunteer (__:__)

Not All That Interesting and Totally Ego-Related Statistics:

Current car (as of 9/1/13): 2013 Honda Fit Sport
Former cars:
- 2003 Jetta GL (retired 8/31/13)
- 1992 Toyota MR-2 Turbo (retired on 2/6/03) How fast could it go? (135 MPH!)
My license plate: the Pennsylvania version (c/o Laura Kulsik) the Virginia version (c/o Jim O'Neil) the Louisiana version (c/o Sam Landry)
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Civic duties: My blood donors club (since 1984) and the Marine Mammal Center, where I volunteer on Wednesdays and Thursdays (see what I do).
Family: My sister/crew and her SO (and my publicity agent).
Fantasies: My ideal vacation spot and what it's like to run there (the Kalalau Trail).
Refuge: Pacifica. My current house: from the street. My old house (in Moss Beach): from the street and from the air.


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