I'm retired from racing. Really.

December 12, 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: 14.00 Month: 34.00 Year: 817.00
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
3.500.000.000.000.003.50

AM- 3.5 ez. 

It's go time.  I'm not racing much this year, so need to make the most of each race.  I am obviously training through the Laurel Valley race on Saturday rather than tapering, as my focus is UROC 100k next month, but I am pumped for this one and determined to do my best given the conditions.  I'm much more mentally psyched up for this one than I was for OD100, for some reason.  And it even appears the weather is cooperating- low of 66, high of 86 on Sat.  That's a good 10 degrees cooler than we've had in a long time (although weather.com says the humidity will be 100% at the start.  Really?  I mean, Really?!?  100%?  Doesn't it have to be raining to be 100%?).  And with no aid stations, Barry has volunteered to backpack in and set up one mid-way through for me to refill my water!

Matt Hart posted another awesome video.  If this doesn't get you excited for a trail race, then check your pulse.

NB 760 Miles: 3.50
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From JG on Fri, Aug 12, 2011 at 12:24:10 from 71.57.246.108

More than make me race it makes me want to move! lol Great video, thanks for sharing & best of luck this weekend!

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