I'm retired from racing. Really.

July 20, 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: 53.00 Year: 719.50
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: 425.60
Trail N2 2 Orange Lifetime Miles: 237.50
Road M2 3 Orange Lifetime Miles: 146.50
Road N2 Purple Lifetime Miles: 39.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
6.000.000.000.000.006.00

I had 90 min between getting home from some training and Marci needing to leave.  It was a glorious, sunny, 35 deg afternoon.  I decided it would be best spent doing a trail run- I drove to Dry Canyon and had a very wonderful 45 min run.  The snow has been nicely compacted by hikers and snowboarders and was very runnable without excessive sinking in.  Very enjoyable run.  There's nothing to get your heart going right away as starting a workout by running up a snow-covered mountain for 30 min.  30 min up, 15 down.  Not sure actual mileage, but it was 6 effort.  And I could tell that I haven't used my "downhill running in the snow stabilization" muscles in a while.

I may have to start doing this at least once a week- I think you could even do it very easily after dark.  Cody, Paul, Scott- anyone is welcome to join me.  Maybe next Thursday evening and/or Sat afternoon?

XT Wings Miles: 6.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From crockett on Sat, Feb 27, 2010 at 22:50:00 from 71.36.80.124

It was a wonderful day to run. Good to see you are getting out. Bounding down the snow is great fun.

From Scott Ensign on Sat, Feb 27, 2010 at 23:09:08 from 65.100.253.126

sounds like fun. I may join you, kind of depends on my ornery right calf, it doesn't like going uphill right now. It seems to kind of be on the edge of giving me trouble...

From Paul on Sun, Feb 28, 2010 at 15:41:13 from 174.23.180.177

Pass. Give a ring when the trails dry out.

From Adam RW on Sun, Feb 28, 2010 at 20:35:08 from 24.10.132.131

It is great to read such visually compelling run reports. Makes me feel like I'm out there with you.

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