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
8.000.000.000.000.008.00

AM 23 deg this morning so I finally broke out my running tights. I think I even had a beardsicle for a while. 8 miles. 20+ turkeys, 3 deer.

Layoffs at work again today. 10% of workforce. Several people I work with or who sit near me hit. And likely more to come- they've sent every non-engineer Senior and Executive level employee an offer for voluntary job elimination. If they don't get enough volunteers, more layoffs will follow. I don't know why they let the non-engineers volunteer to leave while doing non-voluntary layoffs for engineers. I don't really want to repeat today.

Road N2 Purple Miles: 8.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From jtshad on Sat, Dec 08, 2018 at 09:06:36 from 75.174.6.225

Man, sorry for the continued issues with with work and the culture/environment. Tough to stay motivated and focused on work (especially high visibility projects) with that going on. You are in my prayers.

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