I'm retired from racing. Really.

January 17, 2020

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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: 21.00 Month: 72.50 Year: 72.50
Fastwitch Lifetime Miles: 82.50
Trail N1 Lifetime Miles: 86.50
Road N1 Lifetime Miles: 31.00
Trail M2 Lime/black Lifetime Miles: 98.00
Road N2 Black And Green Lifetime Miles: 26.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
15.000.000.000.000.0015.00

 AM- 6

Lunch- 8 plus In It To Win It obstacle course at work.  Pretty fun, especially the dizzy bat spin and run. 

Looks like I'm leaving SC at the right time.

 

Fuel Miles: 6.00Fuel Trail 4 Miles: 9.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Rob Murphy on Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 08:26:07 from 24.10.249.165

I vited for Ron Paul today in the Utah primary. A protest vote but a vote just the same.

Romney pulled in his usual Stalin like numbers in Utah with 93 percent of the vote. My man Ron Paul came in second with 5 percent.

From Jon on Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 16:44:16 from 74.177.123.81

Good for you. And I think it's funny you did the Stalin/Romney comparison, rather than making me do it.

From Rob Murphy on Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 17:01:25 from 24.10.249.165

Believe it or not, they actually had "elections" in the old USSR. They would actually announce with a straight face that Stalin had received 100% of the vote.

Romney's close!

From Jon on Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 18:12:48 from 74.167.72.2

Yes, same thing in China.

Of course, they've somehow convinced us that our elections are more worthwhile because our votes for one of the two nearly-identical candidates from the two-headed superparty matters, and that things will somehow change for the better "if only we choose A instead of B."

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