I'm retired from racing. Really.

November 13, 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: 12.00 Month: 42.50 Year: 764.00
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: 307.50
Trail M2 Lime/black Lifetime Miles: 61.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
6.000.000.000.000.006.00

am 6. It was 27 deg out with 23 windchill. Coldest day of this winter. I finally had to go get hat, gloves, and tights out of the attic. 

Road M3 3 Miles: 6.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Rob Murphy on Sun, Dec 20, 2015 at 06:28:28 from 24.10.247.181

SC may not be Minnesota, but it does get cold enough to keep your winter gear close at hand.

From Rob Murphy on Sun, Dec 20, 2015 at 16:04:00 from 24.10.247.181

20 mile lead here. These Sundays off will be your downfall!

From Jon on Sun, Dec 20, 2015 at 17:14:31 from 96.33.87.148

These were the first comments on my blog in a month.

Yes, have to keep out the cold weather gear. Although I have gone all winter a few times without ever having to wear running pants. Sometimes shorts are adequate all winter.

From Rob Murphy on Sun, Dec 20, 2015 at 17:34:53 from 24.10.247.181

I'm just ahead of you and Steve Anderson. Although Steve will probably do a R2R2R on December 31st and crush me.

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