I'm retired from racing. Really.

June 18, 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: 12.00 Year: 517.50
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: 495.60
Trail N2 2 Orange Lifetime Miles: 418.00
Road M2 3 Orange Lifetime Miles: 333.50
Road N2 Purple Lifetime Miles: 248.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
6.000.000.000.000.006.00

I found this article very interesting, and thought some of you might, too.  Lots of runnings stats- 6 pages worth.  I liked that 11.6 million Americans ran at least 100 days last year- that's only 3.8% of the population.

http://www.runnersworld.com/article/0,7120,sssssss6-243-297--10909-1-1X2X3X4X5-6,00.html

6 easy miles with 5-20 second striders thrown in.  New shoes- tangents.  Race tomorrow.  Sleep now.

Tangent- 6

Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Kerry on Tue, Jul 03, 2007 at 11:42:22

That is an interesting survey. It helped me feel a little bit more normal. Sometimes when I'm out on an early morning run, I can just hear the people in their cars saying "what kind of idiot is out there running this time of day?!". Now, I know that a significant percentage of all runners do the same :)

From Brent on Tue, Jul 03, 2007 at 21:04:00

Well, I now know for sure, I cheap when buying running shoes, have run 2 of the top 5 marathons (Boston and Disney World) and am likely not elite, except in my own mind.

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