I'm retired from racing. Really.

January 20, 2020

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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: 3.00 Month: 79.50 Year: 79.50
Fastwitch Lifetime Miles: 82.50
Trail N1 Lifetime Miles: 86.50
Road N1 Lifetime Miles: 31.00
Trail M2 Lime/black Lifetime Miles: 98.00
Road N2 Black And Green Lifetime Miles: 26.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
8.000.000.000.000.008.00

Lunch- back on the horse.  8 miles.  Ankle is improving, but not perfect.

Got a pair of Hoka's in the mail today.  Not a fan of paying $100 for a pair of shoes (normally $160), but I gotta see what these things are all about.  Counting my 4 other shoes still in the box, I now have 20 pairs of still-active running shoes.  I need help. 

Pace 3 Miles: 8.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Rob Murphy on Thu, Dec 01, 2011 at 21:53:36 from 76.27.122.13

Hmmm... I have not thought to count mine. Throwing away a pair of running shoes makes me sad though. I have actually thrown them away and then retrieved them from the can a couple hours later. I picture them cold, lonely, forgotten.

My name is Rob and I'm a shoeaholic.

From Jon on Thu, Dec 01, 2011 at 22:47:42 from 98.71.184.216

Even though I have enough pairs for 2 or 3 years, I still buy more.

My name is Jon and I'm a shoeaholic.

From J Cole on Fri, Dec 02, 2011 at 21:16:17 from 75.138.127.81

My name is Justin and I too am a shoeaholic. I recently went through an intervention where I was forced to donate 5 pairs to Goodwill (all with 300-400 miles but still in decent shape). I still have 6 active pairs of running shoes.

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