I'm retired from racing. Really.

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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: 0.00 Month: 12.00 Year: 517.50
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
13.000.000.000.000.0013.00

Morning run, low teens temp but actually didn't feel to bad.  Ran to planet walk, met Cody there, did Young's Ward loop, plus a bit, then home.  13 miles in all, 1:32:13, which works out to about 7:05 pace.  Some miles in the middle were as fast at 6:45 pace.  Felt good. 

One of the topics Cody and I discussed was the shape we are in this year versus last year.  I am in a lot better shape than this time last year, plus a lot thinner (20-25 lbs).  Last Jan and Feb combined I estimated I did about 115 miles, with almost all of it in February (I wasn't on the blog till end of Feb) and did 184 miles in March.  I did 199.5 miles in Jan this year, and Feb should be 220-230, with 270 or so in March.  Last year I didn't hit 270 till July.  I will continue slowly building up mileage to avoid injury and am looking forward to a great yeat.

Adrenaline- 94

Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Mike Warren on Sat, Feb 02, 2008 at 14:23:40

Awesome! Nice job on the miles and the weight! What a great year ahead for you, will be fun to watch!

From Adam RW on Sat, Feb 02, 2008 at 15:08:01

Awesome about the difference in mileage a good sign of things to come. Do I hear a sub-2:35 or sub-2:30 at Ogden?

From jtshad on Sat, Feb 02, 2008 at 15:52:09

Good job on the training. Yes, this will be a good year for you...especially with the new family addition. Looking forward to seeing you smoke Ogden this year.

I too have drastically increased my mileage and fitness from last year. In 07, I did 160 miles in Jan, this year 292 miles. I am just getting tired of the TM but at least I am getting in some OK speedwork.

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