I'm retired from racing. Really.

May 22, 2019

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Member Since:

Feb 24, 2007



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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:


None for now

Long-Term Running Goals:

Unretire at some point

Run a sub-6 hr 50 miler

Win a 100 mile ultramarathon


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: 5.00 Month: 30.00 Year: 492.50
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: 495.60
Trail N2 2 Orange Lifetime Miles: 418.00
Road M2 3 Orange Lifetime Miles: 333.50
Road N2 Purple Lifetime Miles: 248.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles

PM- Boy, I'm starting to doubt these people who say the South is hot.  It snowed 6 inches last night, and 2 more during the day today.  I went to work, but only about 10% of the people joined me (no Southern natives, either- the ones I saw were from Michigan, Chicago, New England, and Russia).  Greenville has no snowplows, so the roads were rather bad, and the freezing rain that started a noon didn't help.  But at least the people here know it, so the roads were empty- quite literally, empty.  I drove home at lunch and worked from there.  Finally went on a run in the freezing rain/wind (17 deg windchill in South Carolina?), doing a bunch of loops around the GE track.  Finished looking almost Paul-esque, then came home and made a snowman while the kids watched.  I really enjoyed myself, both on the run (running itself, plus the strange looks I got) and playing in the snow.  Felt nice after living in Logan for 8 yrs.


On a related note, I think my kids are getting soft already when it comes to dealing with the cold. 


XT Wings Miles: 6.00
Weight: 0.00
From jtshad on Mon, Jan 10, 2011 at 17:55:16 from

Wow, so much for southern comfort during the winter! You must have hit the 100 year snow year in SC!

Too funny about your kids...they don't look too happy to be outside with you.

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