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, and 38th place, with 1 DNF 

Short-Term Running Goals:

Goals for 2016

  • None

2016 Race Schedule

  • None

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: 45.50 Month: 125.50 Year: 1201.00
XT Wings 3 Lifetime Miles: 235.00
Fastwitch Lifetime Miles: 82.50
Peak Lifetime Miles: 282.00
Fuel Trail 4 Lifetime Miles: 449.00
Trail N1 Lifetime Miles: 86.50
Road N1 Lifetime Miles: 31.00
Stinson Lifetime Miles: 440.50
Fuel 2 (road) Lifetime Miles: 448.50
Trail M2 2 Black Lifetime Miles: 263.00
Trail M2 3 Lifetime Miles: 145.60
Trail N2 2 Orange Lifetime Miles: 237.50
Road M3 Black And Blue Lifetime Miles: 287.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
44.005.000.000.002.0051.00
Test Shoe 3 Miles: 27.50Fuel Miles: 11.00Peak Miles: 10.50
Weight: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
7.000.000.000.001.008.00

Lunch- 7 plus 1 xt.  Taper, taper, taper.

Test Shoe 3 Miles: 7.00
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
6.005.000.000.000.0011.00

AM- Thunderstorm, so my planned outdoor run with Dan moved indoors.  Rather enjoyed watching the Olympic triathlon- very enjoyable.  3 mile warmup, 5 mile tempo in 30:30, 3 mile cooldown.

Fuel Miles: 11.00
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
10.500.000.000.000.0010.50

PM- 10.5 miles at PM with Justin and Aaron.  Barry is back from his 3 month motorcycle tour of the country.  Cool weather for once.  Wasn't hungry afterwards, so made myself a nice smoothie at home with greek yogurt, ice, milk, berries, peach, banana, and a touch of vanilla.  Yummy.

Peak Miles: 10.50
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
6.500.000.000.000.006.50

Lunch- 6.5 with some of the guys.

I know some of the country is in a drought, but Greenville is getting wet.  In the past 2 weeks alone, we've had over 8 inches of rain.  Thunderstorms every evening, including tonight when it is absolutely pouring (weather.com just sent out a Flash Flood warning and said it is raining 1-2 inches per hour).  Definitely makes it more humid.  And the evening temps have been quite nice, usually 75-80.

Test Shoe 3 Miles: 6.50
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
5.000.000.000.001.006.00

Lunch- 5 ez with Aaron looking at some of the damaged trees from yesterday's storm, then a bit of xt.

Test Shoe 3 Miles: 5.00
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
9.000.000.000.000.009.00

AM- ez 9 miles, though still feeling sluggish.  7 by myself, 2 with biking kids.  1 week till race day.  

Test Shoe 3 Miles: 9.00
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
44.005.000.000.002.0051.00
Test Shoe 3 Miles: 27.50Fuel Miles: 11.00Peak Miles: 10.50
Weight: 0.00
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