I'm retired from racing. Really.

December 11, 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: 11.00 Month: 31.00 Year: 814.00
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: 335.50
Trail M2 Lime/black Lifetime Miles: 66.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
6.000.000.000.000.006.00

AM- 6. As tired as I am right now, I'm really debating the whole run vs. sleep benefit. Sleep might win tomorrow.

Thinking of yesterday's terrible workout, I think part of the problem was due to the stress of the day and the layoffs. A lot of my coworkers said this morning that they got home last night and felt like a truck had run over them. Just a bad, stressful day. So hopefully that was the problem.

NB 768 Miles: 6.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Adam RW on Wed, Apr 01, 2009 at 10:34:43 from 155.101.152.103

Agreed. It will probably take a few days. It continues to amaze me no matter how many examples I see and experience the total impact that stress can have on your physical being. Looking at the changes in your body alone it is amazing what chemical and biological changes take place. In fact just two parents arguing in front of a child can change the child’s brain chemistry so the concern of losing your job and the conflict of the joy that you didn't with the guilt that your friends did has to wreck havic on your mind and body.

From wheakory on Wed, Apr 01, 2009 at 17:02:43 from 134.50.89.33

I could definitely understand a different chemical balance in the body with what stress you've had to endure.

Your talking about your career and supporting your family. I'm glad your job's okay. Good luck on the rest of the week.

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