I'm retired from racing. Really.

August 25, 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: 32.50 Year: 592.00
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: 274.50
Trail M2 Lime/black Lifetime Miles: 3.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
6.000.000.000.000.006.00

AM- Took the day off work to man an aid station on the Bear 100 course with Paul and families.  Great times- very enjoyable though busy.  Inspirational to see all these people doing such a challenging event.  We were only at mile 22, so they looked pretty good still.  Ran a few miles with Paul while waiting for runners.  Paul added some excitement by doing a Superman impression onto the rocks, while I bruised my OTHER foot.  Ugh.  All I can say is that when Mizuno trail shoes reach their mileage limit, a switch somehow goes off such that ALL cushioning disappears.  Pathetic.  I will never wear those shoes again.  Ran 4 miles around home later in the afternoon before heading to Idaho.

Adrenaline- 149, Ascend- 382 retired!!!  Sad that the shoes didn't even last 400 miles.  First time ever.  I won't buy those again!

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Comments
From Ruthie on Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 22:30:03

Mizunos are so frustrating like that! I had a pair that died before 400 miles and injured my foot when I ran after it hit that "off switch." I'm not getting them EVER again! Hope your foot gets feeling better in the next week!

From Jon on Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 22:42:53

Glad to know it's not only me. I had a pair of CC flats a long time ago from them I liked, but nothing since. And nothing in the future.

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