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:

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: 11.00 Month: 11.00 Year: 519.00
Fastwitch Lifetime Miles: 82.50
Trail N1 Lifetime Miles: 86.50
Road N1 Lifetime Miles: 31.00
Trail M2 Lime/black Lifetime Miles: 246.00
Road M3 Grey And Yellow Lifetime Miles: 77.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
46.500.000.000.0027.0073.50
Road N2 3 Grey Miles: 13.50Road M3 Black And Blue 2 Miles: 24.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
0.000.000.000.005.005.00

elliptical and weights

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
1.000.000.000.003.004.00

I actually ran 1 mile today, then elliptical and weights

Road N2 3 Grey Miles: 1.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
2.000.000.000.003.005.00

2 miles running, xt

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Played a bunch of pickleball today for the first time ever. It was fun.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
3.500.000.000.001.004.50

At gym

Road M3 Black And Blue 2 Miles: 3.50
Weight: 0.00
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3.000.000.000.002.005.00

PM- Had a nasty stomach bug that took me out of commission for a few days. Finally felt better today and wanted to test out the leg. Felt ok but twingy. Hmm. 

Road N2 3 Grey Miles: 3.00
Weight: 0.00
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Finally played frisbee again- upper 70's. 5v5. other team had a sub. My team won 5-3.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
3.000.000.000.001.004.00

No workout yesterday with all the kids' activities, but I did donate blood. Rainy today so no sports- went to the gym. Ran 3 miles, 1 xt, weights

Road N2 3 Grey Miles: 3.00
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
4.000.000.000.000.004.00

Ran 4. That is all.

Road M3 Black And Blue 2 Miles: 4.00
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
3.500.000.000.001.505.00

No workout Thursday- long day at work getting ready for family trip on Friday. Friday was the first time we drove to Dollywood and drove home the same day- so lots of walking (weather was mid-40's with intermittent rain, so not ideal). Went to the gym on Saturday, 3.5 run, some xt, and weights.

Road N2 3 Grey Miles: 3.50
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
4.000.000.000.000.004.00

Lunch- ran 4 outside. First outside run in quite a while (due to weather, injury, and not running)

Road M3 Black And Blue 2 Miles: 4.00
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
3.500.000.000.003.507.00

AM- 3.5 miles running before leg hurt enough to stop, 35 min xt, then weights. Multitasking the whole time, listening to work meetings.

Road M3 Black And Blue 2 Miles: 3.50
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
4.000.000.000.000.004.00

First frisbee in a while for me. 60's and overcast, no wind. 5v5, other team had a sub. Slight advantage to the other team but fairly even. My team had some errors and lost 5-1. Ouch. Then we won 3-1.

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xt

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4.000.000.000.000.004.00

AM- 4 miles around home, then weights

Road M3 Black And Blue 2 Miles: 4.00
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
5.000.000.000.000.005.00

Lunch- 5 miles. Nice weather. Leg didn't hurt much.

Road M3 Black And Blue 2 Miles: 5.00
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
3.000.000.000.000.003.00

Lunch- 3 miles and weights

Road N2 3 Grey Miles: 3.00
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xt

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
46.500.000.000.0027.0073.50
Road N2 3 Grey Miles: 13.50Road M3 Black And Blue 2 Miles: 24.00
Weight: 0.00
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