I'm retired from racing. Really.

June 26, 2017

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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, and 38th place, with 1 DNF 

Short-Term Running Goals:

Goals for 2016

  • None

2016 Race Schedule

  • None

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: 117.00 Year: 844.50
XT Wings 3 Lifetime Miles: 235.00
Fastwitch Lifetime Miles: 82.50
Peak Lifetime Miles: 282.00
Fuel Trail 4 Lifetime Miles: 449.00
Trail N1 Lifetime Miles: 86.50
Road N1 Lifetime Miles: 31.00
Stinson Lifetime Miles: 400.50
Trail N2 Lifetime Miles: 391.50
Fuel 2 (road) Lifetime Miles: 448.50
Trail M2 2 Black Lifetime Miles: 263.00
Trail M2 3 Lifetime Miles: 134.10
Trail N2 2 Orange Lifetime Miles: 237.50
Road M3 Black And Blue Lifetime Miles: 143.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
14.005.000.000.000.0019.00

AM- When I get 5.5 hours or less of sleep and try to wake up before 5 am, my body generally rebels and wins the sleep battle.  If I get more than 6 or 6.5 hours of sleep, I can usually get out of bed.  Last night was 5 hours of sleep, so my body won.  Hence, my morning run was 5 miles instead of 10.  Looking forward to running Jardine Juniper with Cody and Joe tonight- my favorite trail.

PM- Jardine Juniper with Cody and Joe.  This is my all time favorite trail in Logan, but I only do it about once per year.  It is 10 miles with 2000 ft climbing, but very, very runnable and a great trail.  My fastest time ever is 1:16:56, though I think 1:13-1:15 is very possible.  The run was great- the trail was in good condition, weather was very nice.  We ran up at an easy pace, reaching mile 4 in 43 min (about 3 min slower than record pace).  Ran the top loop fairly easy, too, but then Joe took the lead on the downhill and really pushed the pace.  We averaged 5:58 min miles the whole way down, running the last 4 miles in 23:51- a full minute faster than ever before.  Despite the easy start, we finished in 1:17:51- I need to go later this year and set a decent record.  But it was a great run that I enjoyed with the two guys- they are both going to be great competition at Logan Peak in a few weeks.  I have a feeling that the fast miles just ruined my BW tomorrow, though, but it was worth it.

After I dropped them off, I ran 4 more miles, then took a quick shower and went to a church meeting.  Finally got home at 10 pm, 17 hours after I left this morning.  Long, tiring day, but the run was great.

NB 769 2 Miles: 9.00XT Wings 2 Miles: 10.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Aaron Kennard on Wed, Jun 09, 2010 at 01:57:08 from 174.51.250.151

That trail sounds pretty nice. I may have to check it out when I'm out there on the 3rd of july. Nan's going to do the 15K, but I think I'm going to find some trails to run...is there any others you'd recommend?

From Jon on Wed, Jun 09, 2010 at 09:56:28 from 192.107.247.6

Aaron- Lots of recommendations, or you could just join us for any runs on July 2, 3, and/or 5. Cody are I are doing a long trail run on the Bear 100 course on either July 3 or 5. Probably 20-28 miles or so- you would be welcome to join us for that. I'm up for anything on the evening of July 2.

Recommendations- Jardine Juniper is my favorite. Right Hand Fork also has some good runs, and Green Canyon is always a classic. If you're staying with Scott, Deer Fence is right by his house. There are also a few up Blacksmith Fork near where Nan's race starts. If you give us distance and time commitment, we can give recommendations.

From crockett on Wed, Jun 09, 2010 at 14:05:17 from 216.49.181.254

What a wimp. I was out running this morning at 2:15 a.m. Looking forward to doing runs up Timp before work soon if the snow would melt.

From Jon on Wed, Jun 09, 2010 at 15:08:54 from 192.107.247.6

I read about your morning run, Davy. I know I would never win in a crazy competion with you, so I'm not even going to try :)

From Aaron Kennard on Wed, Jun 09, 2010 at 16:33:48 from 174.51.250.151

Thanks for the invite Jon, I'd love to join you guys. I would be up for a 3-4 hour run saturday the 3rd. Maybe join you for part or all of the bear course run if you do it the 3rd...probably not all if it were over 20 miles or so.

We're just going to be in logan that Friday evening and Saturday. We'll be heading to SLC Sat. Afternoon, so saturday morning is ideal time for me to run.

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