I'm retired from racing. Really.

December 11, 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: 11.00 Month: 31.00 Year: 814.00
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: 335.50
Trail M2 Lime/black Lifetime Miles: 66.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
18.000.000.000.000.0018.00

Definitely excited for UROC in 6 weeks.  They continue to add more elite runners- the most recent is Ian Sharman.  Looks like it will be a fun race.  They even put a page with all 26 of the elite runners (so far) on it, including me.  Link here.  If anyone else is interested, I encourage you to throw your name in the pot.

PM- picked up Barry right after work and drove straight to the wonderfully-fandibulous Dupont State Forest trails, where we spent the next 2 hrs 54 min hours sweating our way along 18 miles of beautifully-runnable singletrack with 2600 ft gain.  Saw 2 people the whole time.  What a great run.  Even had to do the last 45 min in the dark.  The downside is I didn't get home until 11 pm, so I never saw my daughters all day.  Last time I was at Dupont, I ran 20 miles in 2:47.  Today, 18 miles in 2:54.  The difference?  It was about 40-50 deg warmer today.  If you don't think that matters, let me show you my backpack from today, absolutely soaked through with my sweat.

95 miles Mon-Fri this week.  Sounds like a good training week to me. 

Fuel XC 3 Miles: 18.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From marci on Fri, Aug 05, 2011 at 01:42:48 from 98.71.129.149

That's a pretty cool website. It makes you look all famous and everything. :)

From Paul on Fri, Aug 05, 2011 at 12:53:01 from 24.10.141.104

Nice website. I've actually heard of about everyone. Scott Gall went to the college in my home town (Wabash College), and he was quite the stud when I was in high school. I ran with his former teammate when I was back in Indiana, and we were talking about him...

Have fun out there with everyone.

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