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 

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: 15.00 Month: 55.00 Year: 1175.00
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: 455.60
Trail N2 2 Orange Lifetime Miles: 335.50
Road M2 3 Orange Lifetime Miles: 201.00
Road N2 Purple Lifetime Miles: 118.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
47.000.000.000.000.0047.00
Trail M2 3 Miles: 24.00Road M3 Black And Blue Miles: 11.00
Weight: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
12.000.000.000.000.0012.00

AM 8 on GE trails. Saw 1 animal through the trees- maybe a deer? Nothing else. Fewest in a long time. Felt good, started 8 min pace and finished 7:15 or so

Lunch- 21 people for frisbee, so 2 fields. My team won the first game 5-2, and the second game 5-3. 35 minutes of actual game time, rather than the typical 10-20 min. Very tired by the end. Oofdah. Very tired.

Trail M2 3 Miles: 8.00
Weight: 0.00
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Supposed to go to Paris Mountain, but I drank so much water (long story) that I was borderline hyponatremic so bailed out. Dizzy, headache, etc. Folks, don't drink a gallon in half a day.

In related news, I have a 6 pound cushion in my work "Maintain, don't gain" contest over the holidays. I would rather have gone running, though.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
12.000.000.000.000.0012.00

AM 8. Felt good, 7:30-ish pace. Saw 1 buck, no other animals.

Lunch- 5v5 frisbee on an overcast, misty, breezy day. My team got killed 5-0. Been a long time since we've had a 5-0 shutout.

Trail M2 3 Miles: 8.00
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
7.000.000.000.000.007.00

AM- only had time for 7 before had to hurry off for a meeting. 

Layoffs on going at work. Some teams are losing 30-40%. Cuts will continue into next year. It's not a fun feeling- same as I had for 3 years in Utah before leaving there. On Q&A video with HR head today, someone asked what GE is doing to keep employees since other companies pay more and are doing better. The only reason she had was to tell us to think of the pride we have in working for GE. Seeing as companies today don't reciprocate much loyalty to employees, it's not much of a reason.

Road M3 Black And Blue Miles: 7.00
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
12.000.000.000.000.0012.00

AM- 8 on a chilly morning. Moved along ok. 6 deer. 0 people. I haven't seen the turkeys since I saw the coyote. Maybe he ate them. That would be nice. Happy Thanksgiving, Wile E.

Lunch- ultimate. 23 people, so 2 games. My team kept playing poorly with some stupid plays. We were down 4-2 in the first game but battled back to win. In the second game, we were also down 4-2 and battled back to tie it, at which time one of our team mates got upset at something said by a member of our own team (we still aren't sure what) and stormed off. We then lost. Still fun.

In other news, Christmas music has returned to the local radio station. Yea!

Trail M2 3 Miles: 8.00
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
4.000.000.000.000.004.00

AM 4 on a chilly, windy morning. Pretty slow (8:20-9:00 pace). I was trying to figure out why I was going so slowly when I remembered that I donated blood yesterday afternoon.

Road M3 Black And Blue Miles: 4.00
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
47.000.000.000.000.0047.00
Trail M2 3 Miles: 24.00Road M3 Black And Blue Miles: 11.00
Weight: 0.00
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