I'm retired from racing. Really.

December 08, 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: 20.00 Year: 803.00
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: 324.50
Trail M2 Lime/black Lifetime Miles: 66.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
0.000.000.000.000.000.00

Last day off. My achilles is still a bit sensitive, but tons better than last Sunday. I will start easy (6 tomorrow? 10-15 Sat), then jump back into my mileage next week but with minimal speedwork and hills. Keep icing and stretching, and then resume normal runs the week after, assuming no setbacks. I really think my killer treadmill hill workout is what caused this, since I hadn't done much hill work and my achilles was sore the next day. I need hills, but guess I better ease into it a bit.

Weight: 0.00
Comments
From mattrow on Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 09:25:29 from 138.64.2.76

Does this mean you will not be running the last Striders racing series race.

From RivertonPaul on Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 10:05:51 from 67.42.27.114

Get better. I enjoy living vicariously through you much more when you are healthy.

From Jon on Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 11:38:53 from 138.64.2.76

Matt- I don't think I will. Nothing to gain, really, versus injury risk. We'll see.

From jtshad on Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 16:54:47 from 69.20.133.104

Hope the achilles starts feeling better soon.

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