I'm retired from racing. Really.

September 21, 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: 44.50 Year: 651.50
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: 280.00
Trail M2 Lime/black Lifetime Miles: 35.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
18.000.000.000.000.0018.00

AM- Paris Mtn with Barry.  We ran every single trail in the park with minimal overlap (I think there are ~14-15 miles of individual trail).  Nice day- 65 at the start, 75 at the finish.  Finished with 18 miles and ~3000 ft climbing in 2:52.

The past 7 weeks have been my highest 7 week period ever.  My previous highest 7 weeks was 627, while the past 7 weeks for me have totaled 665 (95, 102, 103, 81, 90, 104, 90).  It's finally time for full-on taper leading up to UROC.

Fuel XC Miles: 18.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Jake K on Sat, Sep 10, 2011 at 20:00:56 from 67.177.21.60

That's a rock solid block of training. You should be feeling pretty confident going into UROC. I'm excited to see how this race plays out... I can't think of a trail race (other than USA XC, but thats not really a trail race) that is this competitive. The 100K distance seems pretty cool, and actually lends itself to RACING and not just seeing who can not fall apart. Plus, I won't see twitter updates for 49 hours like I do for the big 100 mile races :-)

From Jon on Sat, Sep 10, 2011 at 22:39:13 from 74.177.100.34

Thanks, Jake. It's definitely not mileage like yours, but I'm happy.

UROC should definitely be easy to follow, and it will even finish during the day. I think their setting up online webcast, etc.

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