I'm retired from racing. Really.

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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 

Enjoy running, stay fit (and maybe lose a few pounds)

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: 15.00 Month: 95.00 Year: 1257.00
Fastwitch Lifetime Miles: 82.50
Trail N1 Lifetime Miles: 86.50
Road N1 Lifetime Miles: 31.00
Trail M2 Lime/black Lifetime Miles: 228.50
Road N2 Black And Green Lifetime Miles: 409.00
Road N2 3 Grey Lifetime Miles: 214.00
Road M3 Black And Blue 2 Lifetime Miles: 225.50
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Week off from running.  R&R before a long build up to Pinhoti 100 in November.

 I did get my metabolism tested at the gym.  Based on their data, my resting metabolism rate is in the top 1% for calorie burners, meaning I burn far more than most people just by sitting still.  Add in my running calories, and I average needing over 3100 calories a day.  Yummy. 

Last year, I ran 2035 miles Jan to Jun.  This year, 1669.  So basically, I'm a month behind this year vs last.  Might be the first year since I joined FRB that I don't increase my miles.

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Great day today- Marci took me to a spin class first (5 miles xt), then we went and picked tons and tons of blueberries for a while (I might have eaten just a few), then to a dairy farm/creamery for fresh ice cream.  After that, I mowed the lawn and then we went swimming for a few hours.  Lots of fun family time.

Rest week is over and I'm ready to get back at it, especially after following the Western States 100 today.  I'm starting a slow build up to Pinhoti 100 in November.  Should be a blast.

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