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
0.000.000.000.006.006.00

Lunch- first spin class of my life. Enjoyable.  Nice to burn a few calories, even if not near as many as I'm consuming this holiday season.

So I just went off the deep end (the plunge has been quick) and inquired with "someone who knows" today regarding how I apply for the Barkley Marathons.  Ever since I had dinner with 30% (at the time) of the finishers in the whole world of this race, it's been on my mind.  Since I didn't get into any of the other races I was contemplating, I figured I might as well try for this one.  I'm just ignorant and stupid enough to want to try it.  I may be stupid, but at least I'm not in denial about it... which would definitely be a worse place to be.  At least for those around me.

 

 

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Comments
From Dale on Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 21:41:38 from 69.10.215.11

Hope you do it. So I'll know who to ask.

From Steve Piccolo on Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 22:09:53 from 198.217.127.216

That should make for a fun race report!

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