I'm retired from racing. Really.

June 19, 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: 12.00 Year: 517.50
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: 248.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
6.000.000.000.000.006.00

6 miles at 4:20 am.  Started off real slow (.5 mile in 4:20) and tried to pick it up from there.  Pushed the pace pretty hard- well, as hard as you can make sluggish legs run in the morning.  I only had 45 minutes so was afraid that I only ran ~5.5 miles, but mapmyrun actually put me at 6.05, so I was a hair under 7:30 avg.  45:01 total.

2 good running-related notes:  I have been doing a good job of getting to bed hours earlier than I ever have in the past most nights.  I was asleep at 9:30 last night and 10 pm Mon night.  I even have a few 9 pm bedtimes, which is far better than the 11-11:30 I have lived for the past 5+ years.  I also found that being sick resulted in some weight loss- down to 139 lbs this morning, the lowest since right after my mission.  My normal weight since then has been 155 or so, with a low of 145 and a high of 170.

Adrenaline- 297

Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Dustin on Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 10:26:47

Great job getting out so early in the morning. I'm also trying to drop my weight some, which I think will really help me. I'm carrying an extra 10 to 15 pounds right in the gut and hips.

From marci on Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 12:38:35

wow your wife must not be doing the best job at feeding you good meals!

From James on Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 13:15:20

How are you feeling, and did you get into your house?

From Jon on Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 14:18:22

James- Yeah, we got into our house finally. I am feeling much better, now I just have to recover from missing 3 weeks of running...

Marci- you are doing a fine job feeing me, though I would never say "no" to even more food!

From Adam RW on Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 22:25:52

I can't imagine you at 139. I hope you feel ok with that. Have fun this weekend with the 30K. It'll be good to see you race healthy again.

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