I'm retired from racing. Really.

November 13, 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: 12.00 Month: 42.50 Year: 764.00
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: 307.50
Trail M2 Lime/black Lifetime Miles: 61.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
11.000.000.000.000.0011.00

PM- Supposed to be a big workout today.  Ended up with crap.  I knew I was in trouble within the first half mile- I was lightheaded and my feet/legs felt like they were made of lead.  I still tried- 3 miles warmup, 1 mile tinman tempo (kind of).  Then met Cody and Paul at LHS track.  I was going to do 8x1000m at 5:30-5:35 pace, so my repeats needed to be 3:26-3:30.  First one was 3:36 and felt very hard.  Second one was 3:50 (6:08 pace).  I was done.  Tired, pooped, felt crappy.  I pulled the plug on the workout.  Didn't even have the energy to jog much around the track while Paul and Cody finished.  We cooled down just under 5 miles together.  Total distance was just under 11 miles for me, 1:22:30. 

Not sure why I felt so bad- I was at a conference today so ate a big, not too great lunch at noon rather than my very healthy snacking all day.  7 hours of sleep last night, which is good for me.  Whatever the reason, there was no point in forcing the workout.  I'll try to get a decent tempo run in tomorrow.

Tangent- 325

Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Superfly on Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 22:37:25

There must be some kind of conspiracy with everyone!

From Dustin on Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 23:39:48

Sorry your workout didn't go as planned. Funny, we were all doing 1000m repeats today. You guys up north. Paul, Dave, and Clyde over in St. George and me and my lonesome in La Verkin. Do you know if anybody ever got the third place batons for Wasatch Back? Unlike Sasha, I do enjoy receiving my medals, trophies, pink ribbons, gift certificates, whatever some race wants to give me, I'll be happy to take and display.

From Jon on Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 09:08:52

Yeah, I think Paul has them. Or Cody.

From cody on Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 10:35:14

Dustin-

I have the blue team's batons. I will bring yours and the Steve's down to SGM.

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