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
10.000.000.000.000.0010.00

PM- Paris Mtn with Barry, Aaron, and Lynn.  Cool temps (50 at the finish) and partly in the dark.  11 miles in 1:54 with 1400 ft climb.  It's my last PM Thursday night run for a while as PM will be open after 6 pm only on Tuesdays once we hit daylight savings, and I have Scouts on Tuesday.

One of the strangest things that has ever happened to me on a run occured today.  While running far from a trailhead, a young guy (maybe 18 years old?) wearing cargo pants and long sleeve shirt came running up behind me, breathing loudly and taking very long steps.  He started passing me on the rocky, technical trail.  Just as he drew even with me, he pulled a pamphlet out of his pocket and asked, "Would you like a religious tract?"  Shocked, I quickly declined his offer, saying I didn't want to carry anything.  He then passed the others in my group, also offering a pamphlet to Aaron, before quickly disappearing into the distance.  Just strange, everything about it.

Progrid Guide TR Miles: 10.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Kendall on Fri, Oct 25, 2013 at 11:12:57 from 208.187.252.10

He passed you!? Sign that boy up!

From J Cole on Fri, Oct 25, 2013 at 14:18:04 from 174.62.204.171

Wow. Just wow.

From jtshad on Sat, Oct 26, 2013 at 07:52:08 from 69.20.183.178

Did you stumble onto some secret enclave in the woods?

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