I'm retired from racing. Really.

November 21, 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: 4.00 Month: 54.50 Year: 776.00
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: 313.50
Trail M2 Lime/black Lifetime Miles: 61.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
0.000.000.000.000.000.00

I just noticed I am finally on the first page of the mileage board for miles this year- yeah!  And I am within 20 miles of my total miles for last year... and it's still August!

Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Dustin on Sun, Aug 24, 2008 at 23:08:35

I'm pretty confident you'll get those 20 miles and a few more before the end of the year. Your training and racing has been really great this year. I'm excited to see what you can do at St. George this year.

From walter on Mon, Aug 25, 2008 at 01:08:25

Great race yesterday and I saw you in the papers today and if Teron Jameson wouldnt have thrown a fit I wouldnt have lost my "veteran marathoner" status up there. Now us SLC runners all look like money grubbers! You made me proud! I hope to be able to run with you in SG! Ive got my work cut out. I was going to comment on you when I saw you how much weight you look like youve lost. I know thats not that important for guys as it is for girls but you are turning into a lean racing machine this year! Keep it up!

From Jon on Mon, Aug 25, 2008 at 09:02:18

Walter- yeah, I keep dropping weight. Lightest since high school, now. 35 pounds lighter than Christmas 2006.

From walter on Mon, Aug 25, 2008 at 09:17:04

Yeah, its gonna help you being a bit thinner. You looked like Dave Holt ahead of me. You ran that race with conviction! I still have stomach issues today! I dont know what the heck is wrong. I had the same problem at Provo half. I felt so good on that course and then my stomach was the only thing that slowed me down. I know I would have been up by sasha for sure.

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