I'm retired from racing. Really.

July 16, 2020

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Feb 24, 2007



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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:


Enjoy running, stay fit (and maybe lose a few pounds)

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!

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Miles:This week: 25.00 Month: 51.00 Year: 760.00
Fastwitch Lifetime Miles: 82.50
Trail N1 Lifetime Miles: 86.50
Road N1 Lifetime Miles: 31.00
Trail M2 Lime/black Lifetime Miles: 211.00
Road N2 Black And Green Lifetime Miles: 284.00
Road N2 3 Grey Lifetime Miles: 117.50
Road M3 Black And Blue 2 Lifetime Miles: 73.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles

PM- Paris Mtn.  See if you can follow this, Barry- Lake Placid to Mountain Creek to Sulphur Springs to Brissy Ridge (hiker only) to Kanuga (upper) to Kanuga (lower) to North Lake (short) to Pipsissewa to Brissy Ridge to Sulphur Springs to Mountain Creek to Turtle Trail.  I wasn't feeling too spunky, but all the mountain bikers gave plenty of opportunity to chase and be chased.  The slow Brissy Ridge and doing most the miles after dark resulted in a very slow run- 12 miles in 1:57 with 2000 ft climb/loss.  Always enjoyable to run the trails, and the pleasant temps (58 at start, 50 at end) just topped it off.

Fuel XC 3 Miles: 12.00
Weight: 0.00
From jun on Tue, Mar 01, 2011 at 22:30:05 from

That was so descriptive I could picture it in my head . . . . at least the part about a trail with no mountain bikes.

From Jon on Tue, Mar 01, 2011 at 23:21:12 from

This might help you, Craig: www.sctrails.net/Trails/MAPS/ParisMt%20map.html

From Bryce on Tue, Mar 01, 2011 at 23:33:15 from

That's a bunch of named trails! Sheesh, around here it's took a left on that trail and ran over to this trail, down to other one that's next to that one. Pretty cool it's that put together out there. I imagine spring has sprung nicely in the sweet south. Not so much here. Jealous.

From Adam RW on Wed, Mar 02, 2011 at 10:08:31 from

Does sound like a great run. Glad that you are still finding trails to run on. Seems like you get to hit them as much or more than when back here at least the weather seems much better.

From Rob Murphy on Wed, Mar 02, 2011 at 10:33:49 from

How do you remember all those trail names? Do you carry a phone or notebook with you?

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