I'm retired from racing. Really.

June 27, 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: 23.50 Year: 529.00
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: 252.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
8.000.000.000.000.008.00

Lunch- 8 on a cool, blustery day.  Hoped to go to Paris Mtn after work, but ended up not having time.  Tomorrow and Thursday, for sure.  I need dirt!

Progrid Guide Miles: 8.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Bryce on Wed, Oct 06, 2010 at 00:22:16 from 67.186.213.216

Lots of dirt and vert in the big ditch, hang in there. Paris Mtn is great but that should be incrediable, have fun.

From Rob Murphy on Wed, Oct 06, 2010 at 10:43:23 from 205.127.70.66

History lesson for you. Paris Mountain is named after a guy named Richard Pearis - established the first trading post in what would later be called Greenville. They misspelled his name when they named the mountain. Paris Mountain is a geological oddity. Even knowledgeable geologists can't figure out why it's there.All runners know that it was created for them though.

Greenville was originally named Pleasantburg. Hence the road.

Greenville is named after Revolutionary War general Nathaniel Greene. Hero of the southern campaigns, but a Quaker from Rhode Island.

Poinsette Highway is named after Joel Poinsette, America's first ambassador to Mexico, and a South Carolina native. Brought a nifty red and green plant back with him from Mexico that some people thought would be great around Christmas time.

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