I'm retired from racing. Really.

May 24, 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: 16.50 Month: 83.50 Year: 512.50
XT Wings 3 Lifetime Miles: 235.00
Fastwitch Lifetime Miles: 82.50
Peak Lifetime Miles: 282.00
Trail N1 Lifetime Miles: 86.50
Road N1 Lifetime Miles: 31.00
Stinson Lifetime Miles: 541.50
Fuel 2 (road) Lifetime Miles: 463.50
Trail M2 2 Black Lifetime Miles: 350.50
Trail M2 3 Lifetime Miles: 421.60
Trail N2 2 Orange Lifetime Miles: 237.50
Road M3 Black And Blue Lifetime Miles: 458.00
Road M2 3 Orange Lifetime Miles: 104.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
2.000.000.000.002.004.00

AM- rainy day so no frisbee. I ran 2 miles on the treadmill with my back not acting up. Biked, too.

Lunch- yoga

PM- spent all evening running around fixing my wife's dead car battery that left them stranded at volleyball. Battery was still in warranty so I got it for free (sweet!) but the terminal was the wrong size to I made a late trip to home depot to buy something to jimmy rig it. Did it all in the rain, and auto parts store was 30 min away. Took 3.5 hours but got it fixed.

Road M2 3 Orange Miles: 2.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From jtshad on Tue, Apr 24, 2018 at 15:54:54 from 141.221.191.225

Mr. Fix it. Sorry about the frustration, at least it was in warranty.

Hope things are better. Stay in touch. Looking forward to seeing you in July!

From Rob Murphy on Tue, Apr 24, 2018 at 17:24:55 from 67.177.28.4

You live 30 minutes from an auto parts store?

From Jon on Tue, Apr 24, 2018 at 19:32:40 from 96.33.86.208

Jeff- it was kind of enjoyable and humorous, actually.

Rob- that was the nearest store that had that battery size in stock. The van was stranded 15 min south of my house, while this store was 15 min north of my house.

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