I'm retired from racing. Really.

June 19, 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: 0.00 Month: 12.00 Year: 517.50
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: 248.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
8.004.000.000.000.0012.00

PM- Medium workout.  Ran on a course I haven't done for a long time due to my foot bruise- the canal.  4 miles warmup, then 4 miles of ~tinman tempo pace, 4 miles cooldown.  First 2 tempo miles were 12:44, next 2 were 12:10.  Legs felt ok, still a bit fatigued from Tuesday's workout, no problems with my bruise (thankfully).  Today was the last workout of any sort- I have a small workout with 2 CV miles Monday, but that is all.  Next stop: St. George! 12 miles, 1:21:18

Adrenaline- 145

Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Adam RW on Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 02:01:48

Are you tapering :)...

From paul on Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 08:57:20

Glad to hear you were a little tired from Tuesday too. I thought I was just being a wimp.

From Superfly on Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 18:33:22

See ya down here! I'm pumped to see how well your going to race.

Paul- I'll sponsor you to catch a ride down with Jon and you can stay here and just be my support guy before the race... mental, physical, mostly mental. What do ya say? $$$ plus room and board? I'll even throw in one more perk. You can man the Fastrunningblog booth at the expo. Hum?

From paul on Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 19:45:01

Clyde - if I were a single, childless dude I would be there in a second. Same thing for pacing Michelle. Sounds like lots of fun and I can't wait to see how everyone does, but my place next weekend is at home with my wife and kid. Perhaps I can convince them to take a January vacation to St. George to run Painters.

From Jon on Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 22:16:33

I tried to get him to come, too, Clyde. No dice.

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