I'm retired from racing. Really.

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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: 19.00 Year: 578.50
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: 269.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
14.000.000.000.000.0014.00

AM- 6 mile meteor shower run.  Running was secondary today to looking upwards.  Saw 29 meteors in 48 minutes, pretty good supposing the shower averages 1 meteor/minute when you can see the whole sky and there is no light pollution.  The last meteor was the brightest, and one of them was very slow moving and lasted almost 5 seconds.  It was chilly this morning and hard to get out of bed, but well worth the show.  I feel sorry for everyone who slept in.

PM- Ran by Cody's but he wasn't home.  Ran to planet walk via Willow Park.  At the end of planet walk I ran into Paul.  Ran to his house, did a lap around the LHS grass loop, back to Paul's, then home.  Easy pace- 7:15-7:25, with the last mile a bit quicker.  59:27, more than 8 miles.  Round down.

Adrenaline- 489, 768- 140

Weight: 0.00
Comments
From jtshad on Tue, Aug 12, 2008 at 09:47:16

I only got to see 1 shooting star, but I had lots of street lights on my run (forgot to get in a dark area until I saw the first one then it was too late to get a good dark running area.

From cgbooth23 on Tue, Aug 12, 2008 at 11:58:43

Didn't get up to run but i did sleep on the tramp with the kids, it was a good show especially at around 3am when I woke up to watch for a minute!

From Adam RW on Tue, Aug 12, 2008 at 12:44:08

Thank you for feeling sorry for my lazy butt... You do make it sound like a missed the show of the year.

From Jon on Tue, Aug 12, 2008 at 13:41:39

From what I read, this was the best show of the year. Sorry.

From Paul Petersen on Tue, Aug 12, 2008 at 13:58:56

Don't feel sorry for me. I was able to google it and find a sample picture. Good enough.

From Jon on Tue, Aug 12, 2008 at 14:22:19

I should have expected that response, Paul...

From Paul Petersen on Tue, Aug 12, 2008 at 14:35:42

well, you kind of asked for it.

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