I'm retired from racing. Really.

August 15, 2018

Recent EntriesHomeJoin Fast Running Blog Community!PredictorHealthy RecipesJon's RacesFind BlogsMileage BoardTop Ten Excuses for Missing a RunTop Ten Training MistakesDiscussion ForumRace Reports Send A Private MessageWeek ViewMonth View
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
200720082009201020112012201320142015201620172018
15% off for Fast Running Blog members at St. George Running Center!

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: 50.00 Year: 810.50
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: 436.60
Trail N2 2 Orange Lifetime Miles: 241.50
Road M2 3 Orange Lifetime Miles: 152.50
Road N2 Purple Lifetime Miles: 70.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
3.000.000.000.000.003.00

AM slow 3 mile run (9 to 8:30 pace, though felt slower). It may not be much, but it's my first Saturday run since February, and my longest of the year. How things have changed from 3 years ago.

Road M2 3 Orange Miles: 3.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Rob Murphy on Sun, May 13, 2018 at 19:22:38 from 67.177.28.4

Congratulations.

Embrace the ebb and flow...

From Jason D on Sun, May 13, 2018 at 20:46:17 from 73.144.91.168

Good news.

I've been on the blog since late 2011/early 2012 and I believe you have had that same profile pic and JUST TONIGHT did I realize who that fella is in the middle. I have seen a less flattering photo from that same trip but never made the connection. I had to zoom to confirm.

From Jon on Sun, May 13, 2018 at 21:25:44 from 96.33.86.208

Jason, yes, that's Cody, Rob, and me. If Rob looks bad, it's cause he had run longer (time, not distance) than ever before in his life. And we still had to turn around and go back. I have a pic of him with a mile to go, sitting down, head in hands, exhausted. But he made it all 48 miles.

From Jon on Sun, May 13, 2018 at 21:27:12 from 96.33.86.208

http://greenshortsrunning.blogspot.com/2010/10/grand-canyon-r2r2r.html

See the pic and read whole story here

From jtshad on Mon, May 14, 2018 at 05:25:31 from 173.198.188.101

Still bummed that I missed that run with you three.

From Jason D on Tue, May 15, 2018 at 00:16:21 from 73.144.91.168

I thought for sure I had read that report, but I think Rob had that as his profile photo for a while and maybe that is why it is familiar. I knew that was Cody as I have been following him on Strava, but also didn't realize until I zoomed. Amazing stuff, particularly given that I understand there are great temp fluctuations (never mind the distance and elevation changes).

Add Your Comment.
  • Keep it family-safe. No vulgar or profane language. To discourage anonymous comments of cowardly nature, your IP address will be logged and posted next to your comment.
  • Do not respond to another person's comment out of context. If he made the original comment on another page/blog entry, go to that entry and respond there.
  • If all you want to do is contact the blogger and your comment is not connected with this entry and has no relevance to others, send a private message instead.
Only registered users with public blogs are allowed to post comments. Log in with your username and password or create an account and set up a blog.
Debt Reduction Calculator


Featured Announcements
Google
Web fastrunningblog.com