I'm retired from racing. Really.

July 19, 2018

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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: 4.00 Month: 53.00 Year: 719.50
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: 425.60
Trail N2 2 Orange Lifetime Miles: 237.50
Road M2 3 Orange Lifetime Miles: 146.50
Road N2 Purple Lifetime Miles: 39.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
14.504.000.000.000.0018.50

Long run today from Paul's house up the canyon to Guinavah Malibu and back.  Ran with Paul, James, Cody, Dan, and Mark (though I think I called him Matt).  Nice run.  I felt 100 times better than I did on my long run last week.  We weren't going to fast for most of it (8:00 pace or so) and it was very nice to be on trail.  We started picking it up once we hit the canyon road, sub 7:30 pace or so the rest of the way (last 4 miles or so).  The last mile was real fast, 6:06 Cody said, but I still felt great.  It gets me excited for this season.  Just have to keep training.  60-62 miles next week.  I plan to go up 5-7 miles per week till mid 70's, then start evening out and adding some speedwork.  Plan to do most of my summer at 75-90 mile weeks.

Total time 2:29:33

806- 211

Weight: 0.00
Comments
From James on Mon, Apr 16, 2007 at 01:25:49

I felt good on the run too. It was fun to have the big group. Let me know when you want to start doing some intervals or fartleks and maybe we can hook up in the evenings.

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