I'm retired from racing. Really.

July 23, 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: 0.00 Month: 16.50 Year: 551.50
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: 260.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
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Wife and 2 oldest kids are at Disney World for the weekend, so I'm home with 3 younger kids. No chance to run. I did take my son to see Monster Jam, so that was fun.

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Comments
From Little Bad Legs on Sat, Feb 09, 2019 at 20:35:01 from 73.67.128.35

How was Monster Jam? Never been and I'm thinking I'll take my kids next month.

From Jon on Sun, Feb 10, 2019 at 11:08:34 from 96.33.86.208

We've been three times and enjoy it. My boy is 7 now and simply loves it. It's fairly inexpensive, at least for our arena.

From Little Bad Legs on Mon, Feb 11, 2019 at 20:51:01 from 50.200.167.170

Just bought tickets...my kids are beyond excited. Was yours indoors and if so, do you recommend ear plugs or noise cancelling headphones?

From Jon on Tue, Feb 12, 2019 at 07:33:43 from 165.156.40.32

The Monster Jams I've attended were all at an indoor basketball arena. We took some of the orange foam ear plugs and there were adequate. I don't think you need to go as far as noise cancelling headphones. You will see some kids with ear muffs (monster jam style). It's loud, but not nonstop.

From Tom K on Tue, Feb 12, 2019 at 08:06:42 from 47.206.60.114

We took our sons to Monster Jam years ago in the stadium where the Bucs play. Walking around and seeing the other stuff before the show is almost better than the show. The RC monster trucks, the motorcycles in the globe, seeing the trucks up close, all that stuff. You will want to reduce the sound. The Monster Jam headphones that are super cool and look like truck tires will squeeze your kid's head. They are crazy tight, or my kids have unusually large heads.

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