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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 (2008-2022): A/S Captain
Miwok 100k (since 1999): A/S Captain
Quad Dipsea (since 2000): Check-in/Finish Line Manager
Ruth Anderson Ultras (since 1997): Webmaster
Skyline 50 (since 1999): A/S Captain
Western States 100 (since 2000): Manager

Schedule (475+ hours within the last year):
06/12/21 - San Pedro Valley County Park - trail work (2:20)
06/26/21 - Western States 100 - volunteer (64:00)
07/10/21 - San Pedro Valley County Park - trail work (2:00)
08/01/21 - Skyline 50k - volunteer (10:15)
08/14/21 - San Pedro Valley County Park - trail work (2:00)
08/21/21 - Headlands 100 - volunteer (22:30)
09/04/21 - Lake Sonoma 50 - volunteer (35:15)
09/05/21 - Lake Sonoma 100K - volunteer (15:50)
09/11/21 - San Pedro Valley County Park - trail work (1:35)
09/25/21 - Firetrails 50 - volunteer (17:40)
10/09/21 - Ruth Anderson Memorial Endurance Run - volunteer (13:35)
10/23/21 - Quicksilver 100k/50k - volunteer (8:50)
11/27/21 - Quad Dipsea - volunteer (14:05)
12/04/21 - Western States lottery - volunteer (11:15)
12/05/21 - Fear & Loathing - volunteer (12:20)
01/08/22 - San Pedro Valley County Park - trail work (3:10)
01/15/22 - H.U.R.T. 100 - volunteer (61:20)
02/12/22 - San Pedro Valley County Park - trail work (1;20)
02/13/22 - Montara Mountain - volunteer (5:45)
03/12/22 - San Pedro Valley County Park - trail work (2:00)
03/13/22 - Lake Sonoma 50 trail work - volunteer (9:15)
03/19/22 - Lake Sonoma 50 training run - volunteer (9:25)
04/09/22 - Lake Sonoma 50 - volunteer (37:35)
05/07/22 - Miwok 100k - volunteer (32:50)
05/14/22 - Quicksilver 100k/50k - volunteer (14:50)
Schedule (for the next year or so):
05/28/22 - Lake Sonoma 100K - volunteer (__:__)
06/11/22 - San Pedro Valley County Park - trail work (_:__)
06/25/22 - Western States 100 - volunteer (__:__)
08/07/22 - Skyline 50k - volunteer (__:__)
09/24/22 - Firetrails 50 - volunteer (__:__)
10/08/22 - Ruth Anderson Memorial Endurance Run - volunteer (__:__)
11/26/22 - Quad Dipsea - volunteer (__:__)
12/03/22 - Western States lottery - volunteer (__:__)
12/04/22 - Fear & Loathing - volunteer (__:__)
01/14/23 - H.U.R.T. 100 - volunteer (___:__)
05/06/23 - Miwok 100k - volunteer (__:__)
05/xx/23 - Quicksilver 100k/50k - volunteer (__:__)
05/21/23 - Ohlone Wilderness - volunteer (___:__)
05/xx/23 - Lake Sonoma 100K - volunteer (__:__)
06/xx/23 - Western States 100 - volunteer (__:__)
08/xx/23 - Skyline 50k - volunteer (__:__)
09/xx/23 - Firetrails 50 - volunteer (__:__)
10/xx/23 - Ruth Anderson Memorial Endurance Run - volunteer (__:__)
11/xx/23 - Quad Dipsea - volunteer (__:__)
12/xx/23 - Western States lottery - volunteer (__:__)
12/xx/23 - Fear & Loathing - 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: Colorado version
(c/o ?)
Louisiana version
(c/o Sam Landry)
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Pennsylvania version
(c/o Laura Kulsik)
Utah version
(c/o Mark Nassi)
Virginia version
(c/o Jim O'Neil)
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Wisconsin version
(c/o Leigh Moser)
Another CA version
(c/o Robert Orcutt)
New Jersey version
(c/o Otto Lam)
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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.


"http://www.Run100s.com/about_me.htm" (updated: 5/20/22) StanJ@Run100s.com