I'm retired from racing. Really.

November 19, 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: 4.00 Month: 54.50 Year: 776.00
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: 495.60
Trail N2 2 Orange Lifetime Miles: 418.00
Road M2 3 Orange Lifetime Miles: 333.50
Road N2 Purple Lifetime Miles: 313.50
Trail M2 Lime/black Lifetime Miles: 61.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
12.504.000.000.000.0016.50

AM- 5.5 easy. Hips still sore from Sat.

PM- BTW with Cody.  Ran from Spring Hollow to the start of Wind Caves.  Then we ran as fast as we could (i.e. tempo effort) up to the Wind Caves Ridge- 2450 feet up in 3 very, very unrelenting miles.  The trail climbs steadily with no breaks, and we pushed ourselves hard enough that we were borderline anaerobic.   Mile splits were 11:52, 13:15, and 16:52- and yes, that was as fast as we could go.  The last mile was technical and steep enough that the trail slowed me more than aerobic/physical limitations.  It was more of a faint deer trail than a real trail, with lots of rocks, roots, snow, and a nasty camber.  We enjoyed the views at the top, then ran down to the junction with Cody wasting me on the downhill.  Always glutton for punishment, we ran up to the Wind Caves (about 400 more feet up) just to make sure our legs were tired.  Then we limped back to the car.  It was the hardest 11 mile workout of my life, but great for trail running purposes.  "Pocatello" was my oft-repeated mantra.  If it were on road, it would have been about a 15 mile workout.  But I'll take a 11 mile trail workout with 3000+ feet climbing any day.  1:49:49, which is barely sub-10:00 pace.  Rocking.  Thanks for joining me, Cody.

XT Wings 3 Miles: 16.50
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Scott Ensign on Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 23:11:58 from 70.58.98.10

Are you still doing your PT exercises? Nice you can get back on the high trails soon as the snow melts. I still want to run Bierdneau with you guys this summer.

From crockett on Wed, Apr 21, 2010 at 17:34:30 from 216.49.181.254

Very good workout. I'm ready to start climbing the hills again!

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