I'm retired from racing. Really.

November 21, 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: 4.00 Month: 54.50 Year: 776.00
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: 313.50
Trail M2 Lime/black Lifetime Miles: 61.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
6.0010.000.000.000.0016.00

PM- BW.  Ran from Planet Fitness up Center Street- that is a steep street that isn't really a warmup, more of a workout by itself.  Anyways, when I got to Deer Fence I started a 10 mile tempo that took me 5 miles along the very hilly trail to Millville Canyon, then 5 miles on the road heading back, mainly on TOU course.  Splits on Deer Fence were 6:49, 7:20, 7:46 (some of the hills are darn steep on this trail), 6:29, 6:46.  Once on the road heading north I discovered there was a strong headwind that slowed me at least 10+ seconds/mile. Road splits were 6:09, 6:19, 6:17, 6:21, and a final slow mile of 6:33.  I was pooped by mile 7 and really struggled to the end.  But, I got it done.  Total was 15.81 miles in 1:56:24 (7:22 avg) with 1250 ft climbing.  Glad that one is over.

Pocatello "results" are posted- looks like I was the 12th or 13th person into the major aid, and I was the first person to DNF, though someone just 6 minutes behind dropped, too.  Cody finished 10th, just 1 minute behind AJW and Matt Hart.  Awesome.

Pace 2 Miles: 16.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From jun on Thu, Jun 03, 2010 at 23:18:52 from 97.126.224.79

Sounds like a tough run today with a lot of different variables. Way to push through it all to produce a great workout. Seems like everything is back to normal.

From Dale on Fri, Jun 04, 2010 at 16:21:08 from 69.10.215.11

Interesting results. Wondered what would be produced as "official" given the circumstances.

Don't tell Cody, but wow, some of the names he was just behind and even ahead of.....pretty damn impressive. Would have been interesting to see how things shook out for both of you if the race had been just 1 day later.

From Jon on Fri, Jun 04, 2010 at 17:20:28 from 138.64.8.52

I know, Dale. That's the big What-If that we won't know. I think we were both going to race well if it weren't for the weather. Bummer- that's all I can say.

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