I'm retired from racing. Really.

January 20, 2022

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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:

Russian champion tries Crocs, commits to racing a marathon in them

Nikolay Chavkin in the video below did 3x1000, first two in Adidas carbon-fiber models, the last one in Crocs. Surprised by the result (2:52, 2:52, 2:50) with the fastest interval done in Crocs, he committed to racing a marathon in Crocs if the video gets 42K likes and 195 comments (for 42 km 195 m, the marathon distance). Nikolay's current marathon PR is 2:14:00. The video was created by a Russian sporting goods store chain. Their moto is "more sports - brighter life", which we think is wonderful, and also deserves a Like. If you want to see a fast marathon in Crocs, go to the video and click the Like button. And make sure to share it with your friends.

Miles:This week: 9.00 Month: 50.00 Year: 50.00
Fastwitch Lifetime Miles: 82.50
Trail N1 Lifetime Miles: 86.50
Road N1 Lifetime Miles: 31.00
Trail M2 Lime/black Lifetime Miles: 270.00
Road M3 Grey And Yellow Lifetime Miles: 203.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
13.500.000.000.000.0013.50

AM- Met Aaron at PM, and then Justin joined us at the top for part of it.  Nice, warm, very humid morning.  Added on some off-course hills as Barkley work.  I had wanted 3 hrs or so, but my right knee really started twinging so I cut it short.  Finished with 13.5 miles and somewhere over 2000 ft climb in 2:17 ish. 

We have about a week till our baby is due, so if I'm absent from FRB for a few days, that is why. 

Looking at my goals for the year, focused on workouts.  Last year, I did 12 workouts of at least 12 miles plus 5 races in the first half of the year, then 8 workouts plus 5 races in the second half of the year.  I want at least 30 BW this year.

XT Wings 2 Miles: 13.50
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Kendall on Sun, Jan 13, 2013 at 13:08:32 from 208.54.39.224

Great goals for 2013. Good luck with goals, training and racing.

PS sorry about the Broncos, bummer.

From Jon on Mon, Jan 14, 2013 at 18:53:55 from 107.203.52.135

Thanks, Kendall. Except for the Broncos- that one hurt a bit.

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