I'm retired from racing. Really.

February 16, 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: 31.00 Month: 68.00 Year: 194.00
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: 459.60
Trail N2 2 Orange Lifetime Miles: 379.00
Road M2 3 Orange Lifetime Miles: 277.00
Road N2 Purple Lifetime Miles: 227.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
6.000.000.000.000.006.00

AM 6 ez, around 8:30 pace

Had cake and ice cream after lunch with a bunch of coworkers. Out of the ~15 of us there, 3 will be gone from the company this week and 2 more by end of the month. My inbox is filled with emails from other people saying it's their last day. Sad times. But really not much to do other than buckle down and get to work, while realizing that it's just a job so keep it in perspective. But the amount of empty cubes around here (heck, whole empty rows) is stunning. My best friend at GE, and the only guy I can really talk to, is leaving for another division this month, too. The only thing constant is change. 

Road M2 3 Orange Miles: 6.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From jtshad on Fri, Jan 18, 2019 at 06:43:06 from 65.129.148.50

Argh, as we have talked sorry about the work stresses. We too are feeling the effects of retirements/departures, we had over 5% of our office employees leave in December and about 3 more this month. We are full on doing less with less right now...but at least we are not furloughed. Hang in there.

From Jon on Fri, Jan 18, 2019 at 19:26:01 from 96.33.86.208

Jeff, you are indeed lucky to still be paid right now. 800k on furlough- that's a lot of people.

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