I'm retired from racing. Really.

December 15, 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: 25.00 Month: 61.00 Year: 1300.50
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

Lunch run on a sunny, 40 deg day. Felt very slow and tired. My left neck has a very stiff, painful muscle so can't turn it much. It's been a few days now so I'm hoping it starts improving. Didn't move as slow as I felt. 21 turkey (or so- couldn't count exactly as they were in a big pack) and 1 deer. No people on the trail, even at lunch. Surprising, disappointing. 

Trail N2 2 Orange Miles: 6.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Rob Murphy on Wed, Nov 28, 2018 at 05:46:53 from 67.177.30.39

I have a similar periodic neck thing. Happens 2-3 times/year. Usually, from sleeping wrong, I think.

From Jon on Wed, Nov 28, 2018 at 05:59:39 from 165.156.40.32

Yes, I'm fairly sure that what causes mine, as well. I sleep on my stomach/side, so my head is not in a neutral position all night.

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