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
22.000.000.000.000.0022.00

AM- ran Oil Creek/Ceasar's Head/Jones gap loop with Justin.  First 2 hours had a lot of technical, non-running terrain, though we saw the fairly impressive Raven Cliff Falls.

 

Then another 2 hrs trail running, plus some road to get us back.  Justin's watch said 5500 ft climbing last winter, but the leaves somehow reduced the amount of climbing this time to 5100 ft.  Huh- more leaves on trees = smaller mountains.  Then again, I accidentally stopped my garmin for 30 min and it still said 7300 ft climb... so maybe more leaves = bigger mountains.

I felt appropriately tired and sluggish for the weekly mileage but got it done.  80 deg and sticky humid by the end.  Just over 4.5 hrs and 22 miles.  Left home at 6 am, home at 1:15 pm- such is the life of an ultrarunner in SC.

Finished the shoe test today- I literally took the wet, muddy, sweaty shoes off in the UPS Store parking lot and closed them in the box for the trip back to the company.  Gotta feel real bad for the poor sap who opens that box after a few days of fermenting. 

Just put up a new greenshortsrunning blog post, and made a (very short) race report from PM12k. 

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Comments
From Adam RW on Sat, Jun 09, 2012 at 14:33:02 from 67.182.250.241

WOW!

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