I'm retired from racing. Really.

October 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: 11.00 Month: 38.00 Year: 698.50
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: 284.00
Trail M2 Lime/black Lifetime Miles: 51.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
23.000.000.000.000.0023.00

AM- thanks to an overcast day, I found myself heading outside for a run (can't do it if sunny).  Waited till the family left for a bday party, though, so it was a late, 11 am start and getting warm.  Didn't want to be far from home in case the sun broke through, so ran multiple laps of the soccer complex, McCall Rd, Kilgore Farms, etc.  Got my 5 year old on her bike after 2 hrs, and she rode along for 4.5 miles, then my 3 year old joined for a few hundred yards.  Finished feeling good with 23 miles and 1300 ft climbing at about 7:30 avg pace.  Not too bad a finish for the week supposing I missed a day fearing I might be going blind.  87 miles in 5 days is a good haul.

Test Shoe 2 Miles: 23.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Bob on Sat, May 12, 2012 at 13:14:47 from 67.176.195.62

Terrific result for the week and this run when considering your eye injury. I get a bug in mine and I want to call it quits!

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