I'm retired from racing. Really.

April 24, 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: 51.50 Year: 411.00
XT Wings 3 Lifetime Miles: 235.00
Fastwitch Lifetime Miles: 82.50
Peak Lifetime Miles: 282.00
Trail N1 Lifetime Miles: 86.50
Road N1 Lifetime Miles: 31.00
Stinson Lifetime Miles: 541.50
Fuel 2 (road) Lifetime Miles: 463.50
Trail M2 2 Black Lifetime Miles: 343.50
Trail M2 3 Lifetime Miles: 395.10
Trail N2 2 Orange Lifetime Miles: 237.50
Road M3 Black And Blue Lifetime Miles: 458.00
Road M2 3 Orange Lifetime Miles: 89.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
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0.  Resting the Achilles.  Still hurts like H-E-Double Hockey Stick.

Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Dale on Tue, Aug 06, 2013 at 20:08:12 from 69.10.215.11

Probably just that pre-race-tweak-that-feels-like-a-major-problem injury. I'm sure it won't be a factor.

From J Cole on Tue, Aug 06, 2013 at 21:18:52 from 24.128.227.91

You dont need achilles tendons to run stairs!

From Jake K on Tue, Aug 06, 2013 at 21:26:35 from 67.177.11.154

What's the deal with your achilles (ie. what part of it is hurt)? For me its the distal attachment, and if I get my lower calves really loose and the muscles in the arch of my foot loose, then my trouble spot doesn't bother me at all.

From Jon on Wed, Aug 07, 2013 at 04:50:36 from 107.203.52.135

Jake- it's my mid and upper Achilles.

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