I'm retired from racing. Really.

January 20, 2020

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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: 3.00 Month: 79.50 Year: 79.50
Fastwitch Lifetime Miles: 82.50
Trail N1 Lifetime Miles: 86.50
Road N1 Lifetime Miles: 31.00
Trail M2 Lime/black Lifetime Miles: 98.00
Road N2 Black And Green Lifetime Miles: 26.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
14.000.000.000.000.0014.00

First did 8 miles up Green Canyon- up in 36 minutes, down in 27.  Didn't see a mountain lion, but I did see 3 deer (only 10 meters away from one) and a garter snake.  Then went straight to campus and played 1 1/2 hours of awesome ultimate frisbee- great speed work!  Then, since it was now cool (9:30 pm) and my wife is gone this week, I decided to do a few more miles in the evening rather than wake up at 4 am tomorrow for a run.  I drove to the planet walk and ran along it a few times.  Total of 14 miles, home at 10 pm again.

Report on new Green Canyon singletrack:

The new singletrack starts about 3/4 of the way up the canyon (I kept turning on small trails too early, thinking I was there, but was wrong).  It starts on the left (west) side and actually heads the wrong direction for a bit before switching back.  You get a nice climb on the west side before coming back and crossing the road.  After crossing, there is a short section of singletrack before hitting a jeep trail that dumps you back on the main road.  However, right after you hit the jeep trail, there is a path to a campground on the right (east)- GO TO THE CAMPGROUND!  The singletrack picks up again at the back of the campground and then continues almost all the way to the end of the road.  It is a nice trail and certainly changes the feel of the canyon run.  Nice to get off the road and away from ATV's.  The singletrack adds a bit of distance too the run, probably 1/4 mile or so each way.  This is perfect since the run to the end was about 3.7 miles each way, so now it is real close to 4.  One of you GPS slaves should run this and tell me if I am right.  I definitely like the addition, though.

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