I'm retired from racing. Really.

December 18, 2018

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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: 4.00 Month: 65.00 Year: 1304.50
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: 459.60
Trail N2 2 Orange Lifetime Miles: 351.00
Road M2 3 Orange Lifetime Miles: 226.00
Road N2 Purple Lifetime Miles: 152.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
6.000.000.000.000.006.00

PM- busy day with hardworking, soccer, and then going to running buddy Barry's wedding in Asheville. I took running clothes thinking the wedding might finish early enough to get in a trail run in NC but didn't leave till 9 pm. Stopped by Swamp Rabbit trail in TR and ran a brisk 6ish miles instead. Felt good, my sore knee from yesterday didn't slow me down.

Hoka Bondi B Miles: 6.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Rob Murphy on Sat, Sep 14, 2013 at 22:03:14 from 24.10.249.165

Every time I read your posts I get a little closer to a summer trip to Greenville.

What's wrong with a late night dinner at the Waffle House? Ain't nothin' better.

From Jon on Sun, Sep 15, 2013 at 14:14:15 from 107.203.52.135

I love waffle house, Rob. But it doesn't work well when you're trying to eat quickly to get home.

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