I'm retired from racing. Really.

December 10, 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
0.003.000.000.000.003.00

Lunch- played Ultimate frisbee for the first time since the rib injury. Skills had slipped a bit and I couldn't run quite as much as usual, but still so much fun. If I could play ultimate more and run less, I wouldn't complain. Fun sport.

Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Rob Murphy on Sat, Sep 17, 2016 at 08:24:16 from 24.10.247.181

My brother-in-law coaches the Ultimate team at the Air Force Academy. Apparently it's a pretty serious club sport at a lot of schools. Especially among white guys.

From Jon on Sat, Sep 17, 2016 at 08:41:01 from 96.33.87.148

Do you play?

When I lived in Logan after college, I played 2-5 times a week. I would frequently wake up early on Saturday mornings, go for a 20 mile trail run, then immediately play ultimate for 2+ hours. Ahh, to be young and energetic again. This didn't stop until Marci was pregnant with our second kid. It's fun to be able to play for a few hours a week again.

From jtshad on Sat, Sep 17, 2016 at 08:52:01 from 173.198.176.201

I was on a team from my fraternity house that won the intramural championship. It is a fun sport. There is a group that plays at lunch in the park by our offices a couple of times a week. I have thought about trying to join them, just never have taken the opportunity.

From Little Bad Legs on Sat, Sep 17, 2016 at 10:08:26 from 76.27.255.99

I love running. But more ultimate and less running sounds like heaven. Great sport.

From Eugene on Sat, Sep 17, 2016 at 10:31:40 from 130.160.194.5

My roommate is on University of Alabama's traveling ultimate team.

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