I'm retired from racing. Really.

December 08, 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: 20.00 Year: 803.00
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: 324.50
Trail M2 Lime/black Lifetime Miles: 66.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
13.002.004.000.000.0019.00

AM- Big Workout- first track workout of the year for me.  Like Cody said at the end, it was a puker.  Literally.  Cody and I met at 5:30 and ran to PW, meeting Paul along the way.  We did about 4 miles warmup, then 2 miles of tinman tempo (well, kind of- 6:20-6:30). 

Then Paul went home, I ate a Hammer Gel, and Cody and I started our 4x1600m workout, with 300m rest, goal of 5:45 pace.  I led on the first 2 miles and the last, Cody on the third.  First one was 5:41, though our watches consistently mile-lapped about 4 seconds before the end of lap 4, so it messed up the times a bit.  Second one was 5:44.  We grabbed a quick drink but cut the rest period 30 seconds short before number 3.  Third one was about 5:42 (watch issues), though I got a bad sideache and my stomach started hurting during this one.  Last one was pretty hard due to my stomach and side, but still got a 5:44.  Consistent.  I could have done one more if my stomach didn't hurt, but no need to overdo the first track workout of the year.

We did about 3 miles cooldown, and my stomach kept bugging me.  Finally, just as we got home, I puked a few times and everything came up.  It was my first running-related puke since just after my mission, when I ate a big Chinese takeout meal, then ran 3 fast miles with a college runner.  I felt much better after- went inside my house, got a drink, brushed my teeth, hosed down the street and my shoes, then went and ran 2 more miles to finish the workout.  Then I had a nice, cold glass of Nestle Quik, with no stomach issues.  I think my puke was either too much sugar on an empty stomach, or, more likely, something in the gel that didn't agree with me.  Either way, I'm fine now and heading off to Florida today.

PM- 3 easy with Marci and the kids before heading to the airport.

Adrenaline 2 Miles: 3.00Double Jogger 2009 Miles: 3.00Omni 7 Miles: 16.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From jtshad on Wed, Jul 08, 2009 at 11:37:51 from 204.134.132.225

Another new member of the FRB puke club! Great workout!

Safe travels to your destination in Florida.

From jun on Wed, Jul 08, 2009 at 12:15:49 from 66.239.250.209

Mmmmm, vomit and chocolate milk. What a treat. Nice workout today. I think anyone that can do track work like that has some serious dedication. Fantastic job.

From Andy on Wed, Jul 08, 2009 at 13:44:07 from 199.190.170.28

You are so die hard. Have a safe trip.

From redrooster on Wed, Jul 08, 2009 at 14:33:13 from 129.123.3.31

let's see... if you puke three times does that make it a three star workout? or is there a different reward system for puking?

From Robert on Wed, Jul 08, 2009 at 19:49:54 from 67.41.243.121

How der Hammer taste on the way out?

From Holt on Wed, Jul 08, 2009 at 20:19:00 from 75.169.57.203

Enjoy your trip - too bad it isn't all fun and no work!

From sam Dean-Howard on Thu, Jul 09, 2009 at 05:41:31 from 78.32.130.9

Great workout and puking well done pushing our bodies to the limits love it!

Fast mile reps for a first session excellent enjoy Florida :)

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