I'm retired from racing. Really.

August 18, 2019

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Location:

Greenville,SC,

Member Since:

Feb 24, 2007

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

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:

Goals 

None for now

Long-Term Running Goals:

Unretire at some point

Run a sub-6 hr 50 miler

Win a 100 mile ultramarathon

Personal:

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:

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 19.00 Year: 578.50
Fastwitch Lifetime Miles: 82.50
Trail N1 Lifetime Miles: 86.50
Road N1 Lifetime Miles: 31.00
Stinson Lifetime Miles: 541.50
Trail M2 2 Black Lifetime Miles: 418.50
Trail M2 3 Lifetime Miles: 495.60
Trail N2 2 Orange Lifetime Miles: 418.00
Road M2 3 Orange Lifetime Miles: 333.50
Road N2 Purple Lifetime Miles: 269.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
12.000.000.000.000.0012.00

6 easy morning miles.  Temperature was a bit cool, but not too bad.  Knee hurt somewhat from yesterday's run, but was bearable.

PM- 6 easy miles.  Knee hurt fairly bad, and I definitely had DOMS in my quads from yesterday's run.  Took it easy to be ready for the long run tomorrow.

768- 6 miles (first run!)

Weight: 0.00
Comments
From marci on Fri, May 30, 2008 at 15:44:25

you did it! you got up this morning...must have not been raining. oh and thanks for waking kinley up. :(

From Jon on Fri, May 30, 2008 at 15:54:28

It's not my fault! Would you want to wait till late afternoon each day before you could see your kid?

From josse on Fri, May 30, 2008 at 20:24:19

Where is the knee hurting?

From Jon on Sat, May 31, 2008 at 00:56:09

My right knee has been hurting for about 2 months now- on the inside. Started just below the kneecap, then quickly moved just to the whole inside edge of the kneecap, plus some pain in the surrounding area. Sore to the touch after a run. At first I thought it was just some inflammation and soreness from over use, but now I am not sure. It isn't getting better, but it isn't getting worse except right after hard runs.

From josse on Sat, May 31, 2008 at 14:24:21

I had some similar knee pain 2 years ago. I went to a pt just to make sure I wasn't going to injure myself more. He dianosed me with planker band syndrome (it has many names). It was basically inflamtion on the synovial (sp?) sheath that surrounds the knee. Anyway they can do tests to see what is going on . The knee is a hard one.

From James on Sat, May 31, 2008 at 14:35:56

What is up with all of you guys getting injured all of the sudden?

From Jon on Sat, May 31, 2008 at 14:46:55

James, mine isn't really bad- I've been running with it without it getting worse for 2 months. Just lots of ice.

Josse- how do you treat planker band syndrome?

From josse on Sat, May 31, 2008 at 15:02:22

It is an inflammation problem so it is a matter of getting the inflammation down. RX by Josse- Ice after running, ice/heat 2-3 times a day, anti-inflammitories (I got a strong scrip but they were to hard on my tummy so I just did IB), and I would scrape the inside of my knees and the surrounding mucsles.

From josse on Sat, May 31, 2008 at 15:04:03

you are probably on the up side of it, I think it took a couple of months to fully go away.

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