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
12.502.006.000.000.0020.50

AM- Finally a BW.  My legs felt good today for the first time this week, and actually for the first time in 3 weeks.  My last BW was 3 weeks ago with Cody (4x1600m at 5:43 avg pace- first track workout of the year), then I left for Florida and have never felt great on any runs since then, including Des News 10k.  I haven't had any 20+ mile runs and have aborted several BW during that time, so was starting to get worried that 3 weeks of sub-par running indicated some bigger problem.  It was great to finally get in a good workout.

Warmed up about 4 miles, then 2 miles tinman tempo, ending up at LHS.  Planned 5x1600m at sub-5:40 pace with 300m rest (~2 min).  Ended up doing 6 repeats.  I had the LHS boys and girls soccer teams practicing nearby to provide me with entertainment, as well as occasionally having to dodge soccer balls or people on the track.  Splits were 5:33 (too fast?), 5:36, 5:34, 5:36, 5:32, and 5:26.  Felt great but working hard the whole time.  Cooled down 4 miles w/ 4 strides.  Total of 16.5 miles at 1:55:00.  It's great to play hooky from work and be able to do BW in the cool mornings rather than the hot, hot afternoons.

PM- PWWF 4.  I took McKinley to her first movie today- we saw Up.  Pretty good, though it was a tad long to keep her attention the whole time.  Fun Daddy Daughter date.

Tangent 3 Miles: 16.50Adrenaline 2 Miles: 4.00Double Jogger 2009 Miles: 4.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From redrooster on Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 12:56:51 from 71.219.144.7

thats a nice BW. it makes my SMW I did today look more like a very SW now.

From Cody on Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 13:02:01 from 69.9.58.17

Very nice

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