Race Wins

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SweetH20 Trail Half-Marathon

4th Place Overall / 2:03 / February 11, 2012

Challenging trail half-marathon that takes place at Sweetwater and includes a grueling ascent to Top of the World, a well-known brutal series of rolling climbs.

Silver Comet Half Marathon

1st Place AG / 1:30 / October 30, 2011

One of the biggest half marathons in metro Atlanta. A flat and fast course that that sends 2000 runners ripping through the oncoming fall colors. 24th Overall.

Atlanta Track Club 10 Miler

1st Place AG / 1:12 / September 24, 2011

ATC races always bring out the strong competitive runners in the Atlanta area. Challenging, two-loop course on a beautiful Saturday morning.

Iron Horse 15K

2nd Place AG / 1:06 / September 18, 2011

Semi-hilly course run in Kennesaw, Georgia. Just a good, consistent training run.

East Atlata Strut 5K

1st Place Masters / 19:47 / September 17, 2011

2nd overall, 1st place Masters, through the eclectic neighborhoods of East Atlanta.

In Defense of Animals 5K

2nd Place Overall / 19:51 / September 10, 2011

Beautiful morning on a hilly course all in the name of protecting animals. Perfect.

Silver Comet 10K

3rd Place AG / 39:50 / March 12, 2011

Great PR day! Finally broke 40:00 at the 10K distance, but paid the price with a calf pull at mile 5.2. Ran/walk the final mile and still PR'd.

Berry Half Marathon

1st Place AG / 1:31:33 / March 5, 2011

Gorgeous, challenging half marathon, some road, some trail, on the world's largest college campus (and most beautiful).

Locomotive Thunder 5K

3rd Place Masters / 18:51 / February 19, 2011

Shooting for a sub-18:20 for top seed at the Peachtree, but missed. Can't win 'em all. Nice race in North Georgia.

Blue Devils 5K

1st Place Masters / 18:30 / February 5, 2011

A great way to score a PR - on my own home turf. 7th place finisher overall.

Tartan 10K

3rd Place Masters / 40:24 / January 29, 2011

A challenging 10K race in Dunwoody, Georgia with over 1200 runners. 8th place finisher overall.

Fast Pace Race 5K

1st Place Male 40-44 / 20:34 / October 25, 2010

Georgia's Fast Pace Race is run in support of Prostrate Cancer. In attendance this year was running legend Bill Rodgers.

Frog Hollow Cross Country 5K

1st Place Male 40-44 / 23:58 / October 2, 2010

Frog Hollow 5K cross country trail race in support of Greater Atlanta Christian School. Won age group, 3rd overall, and father/son team event.

Run In Defense Of Animals 5K

1st Place Overall / 19:58 / August 28, 2010

Run In Defense Of Animals 5K is a small race in a hilly area near Suwanee, Georgia. This was my first overall win.

Totally Running 5K

1st Place Male 40-44 / 20:14 / August 21, 2010

Totally Running 5K Race is held in the streets of Cumming, Georgia. Secured 1st place age group and 6th place overall.

Old Soldiers Day 5K

1st Place Male 40-44 / 20:08 / August 6, 2010

Old Soldiers Day 5K Race is held in Alpharetta, Georgia. 1st place age group and 12th place overall.

Flamingo 5K

2nd Place Male 35-39 / 19:44 / July 31, 2010

While technically not a win and one day from turning Masters, I scored my 5K PR of 19:44 at the "Christmas in July" Flamingo 5K. 7th finisher overall.

Marathon Races

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Humboldt Redwoods Marathon

2nd Place AG / 3:35:50 / October 16, 2011

18th place overall along the famously beautiful Avenue of the Giants in Humboldt County, California. Love those Redwood trees.

Mercedes Marathon

6th Place AG / 3:13:01 / February 13, 2011

Ran under the finisher clock at 3:12:24, but results showed me 3:13:01. I ran my heart out, achieved my goal, and qualified for Boston.

Publix Georgia Marathon

30th Place AG / 3:40:50 / March 20, 2011

Challenging, but exciting marathon taking runners through many Atlanta burroughs and neighborhoods - Centennial Olympic Park, Decatur, Emory, Poncey-Highlands, Georgia Tech.

ING Georgia Marathon

50th Place AG / 3:41:16 / March 21, 2010

Since 2007, I've run the ING Georgia Marathon each year of existence as a streak, with each year showing improvement. A tough, hilly marathon.

50K Ultramarathon Races

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Mountain Mist 50K

10th place AG / 5:15:47 / January 22, 2011

This was the fourth year running the Mountain Mist 50K Trail Race since 2008. Each year has shown improvement, with 2011's race shaving off ~40 minutes.

Mount Cheaha 50K

21st Place Overall / 5:46:53 / February 26, 2011

One of my favorite 50Ks in the Southeast. Race to the highest point in Alabama, Mount Cheaha, at 2,407 feet - 22:00 PR from 2010.

Landsford Canal 50K

4th Place Overall / 5:05:53 / July 18, 2009

Landsford Canal 50K is 31.25 mile race in South Carolina consisting of 80% road and 20% single-track trail. This is my 50K personal best on any course.

Additional 50K Race Completions

At my current level, 50K races are a fun way to get in the long runs and I have completed many 50K ultramarathons as a key part of my training, including:

  • Oak Mountain 50K / Pelham, Alabama
  • SweetH20 50K / Atlanta, Georgia
  • Chattooga 50K / Burls Ford, South Carolina
  • Stump Jump 50K / Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Black Warrior 50K / Moulton, Alabama

50 Mile Race Results

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White River 50

10:54 / 50 Miles / Trail / July 30, 2011

The White River 50-mile Trail Race is held inside Mt. Rainier park along the White River in Washington State. 2011 was a thirty minute PR year for me.
(Also ran in 2009, 11:24)

Keys 50

10:32 / 50 Miles / Road / May 16, 2009

Keys 50 starts at mile marker 51 in Marathon Key, Florida and runs to Key West straight down US1 in May. Hot!

100 Mile Race Results

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Keys 100

29:35 / 100 Miles / Road / May 15-16, 2011

Grueling, but beautiful 100-mile road race from Key Largo to Key West straight down US1 with the ocean and the bay on both sides of the runners the entire time.

Pinhoti 100

26:52 / 100 Miles / Trail / November 7-8, 2009

The Pinhoti 100 Mile Trail Race is a rugged, single-track trail race held in Alabama that runs over Mount Cheaha, the highest point in the state.

Cascade Crest 100

29:44 / 100 Miles / Trail / August 27-28, 2009

Cascade Crest 100 is held on the trails of Washington's Cascade Mountain Range and often ranks top ten of most difficult trail ultramarathons in the U.S.

Superior Sawtooth 100

38:35 / 100 Miles / Trail / September 5-6, 2008

Sawtooth runs along the Superior Hiking Trail in Minnesota, and like Cascade Crest, is recognized as one of the more challenging races in the sport.

Unique and Interesting Races

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Ghost Town 38.5

6:44 / 38.5 Miles / Trail / January 16, 2011

A beautiful, raw, and challenging trail race in the Gila National Wilderness up in the high desert of New Mexico. 9th place finisher overall.

Laurel Valley Whitewater Run

7:40 / 35-40 Miles / Trail / August 14, 2010

A rugged, self-supported race along the Foothills trail in North and South Carolina. After many years, there is still much debate to the actual, true distance.

Fuego Y Agua 100K {2}

17:51 / 64 Miles / Trail / February 18, 2012

One of the toughest events I have done. Up and over two monster volcanoes on the tropical Isla de Ometepe in Nicaragua. I am the first two-time 100K finisher.

Fuego Y Agua 100K

19:24 / 64 Miles / Trail / December 12, 2009

This was the first time time I ran this event in Nicaragua.

SCAR {half}

16:04 / 42 Miles / Trail / September 5, 2008

Smokies Challenge Adventure Run is a self-supported crossing of the Smokies Mountain Range. Total elevation gain is 18,660' - 12,800' in first 40 miles.

More Unique Race Experiences

In the ultra world, there are many unique and interesting running adventures. Below are just a few, well known ultrarunning events in which I have participated:

  • Across the Years 72-hour Race / 140 Miles / Phoenix, Arizona
  • Barkley Marathons / 1 Loop / Wartburg, Tennessee
  • Strolling Jim 40-Mile / 7:25:12 / Wartrace, Tennessee
  • Hinson Lake 24-hour Race / 85 Miles / Rockingham, North Carolina

Running Community Participation

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Norcross Trail Runners Group

President / Running Group / Norcross, Georgia

I started Norcross Trail Running as a way to find local runners who enjoy venturing off-road and onto local and North Georgia trails. Also a member of:

  • {USATF} United States Track and Field
  • {USMS} United States Masters Swimming
  • {ATC} Atlanta Track Club
  • {GUTS} Georgia Ultrarunning and Trail Running Society
  • {DCRR} Douglas County Rogue Runners

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