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Member Since:

Jun 03, 2010



Goal Type:


Running Accomplishments:

I started running in Feb of 2009.

First 5K- April 18th, 2009

First Marathon- Sept 19,2009 - Wright Patt Air Force Base Marathon.

PR 5K 19:36  7/04/11  Americana 5K   

PR 10K 42:25  8/06/11  Tadmor 10K (Dam run... HILLS)

PR Marathon 9/17/11 Air Force Marathon 3:14:38


Short-Term Running Goals:


Show up. 

REALLY show up.

2017 Races

Tie dye 50K - 29th

11/11 Richmond Marathon


Long-Term Running Goals:

Qualify for Boston 

Run Boston!  

No injuries and another marathon.

Did I mention avoiding injuries? 

More marathons, help others around me achieve goals.  


Married and have two daughters 15 & 21... I hope to convert at least one into a runner :)

Psalm 14:1 "The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God."

John 14:6 "Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me."


Miles:This week: 28.75 Month: 178.68 Year: 576.53
Adidas Adizero - Adios Lifetime Miles: 319.27
Saucony Kinvara 2- Bright Lime Lifetime Miles: 744.21
Saucony Hattori Lifetime Miles: 514.86
Under Armor Speedform Lifetime Miles: 782.25
Saucony Kinvara 5 Lifetime Miles: 816.18
Newton Distance Lifetime Miles: 672.30
Innov8 220 Lifetime Miles: 637.27
Saucony Kinvara 6 - Wicked Orange Lifetime Miles: 582.87
Pearl Izumi N1V2 Flash Green Lifetime Miles: 719.03
Pearl Izumi EM N1 Cool Red Lifetime Miles: 800.36
Pearl Izumi EM N1 Neon Yellow Lifetime Miles: 670.32
Saucony Kilkenny XC5 Lifetime Miles: 185.08
Kinvara 7 Neon Yelarnge Lifetime Miles: 810.51
Adidas Duramo Cool Blue Lifetime Miles: 734.38
Pearl Izumi N1V2 Flash Green #2 Lifetime Miles: 701.48
Nike VaporMax Red/Back Lifetime Miles: 289.03
Newton Mv2 Ghost White Lifetime Miles: 363.65
Saucony Ride Blue Lifetime Miles: 210.75
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance

Legs starting to feel stronger and get the itch in them, but I need to take at least a week off. So in the mean time here are a few pics from our trip to universal Orlando - specifically HP World. Oh and one last pic of my poor toes at the end of the marathon. 


The Castle was amazing as you can see, the details were very impressive.



Sirius was one of my favorites


Fun gag shop :)


This stuff was YUM-O. I made some before of my own, but they have me beat. After tasting it I know what to tweak now to make it the same.


You would not believe how much cash we spent there.


Buckbeat, this is actually right before you go up the hill on the coaster.


Inside the Boar's head... more butter beer!  And now for my toes haha...



From Kelli on Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 21:20:17 from

AHHH!!! You could have warned me about the last picture. OUCHIE!!! Your poor toes look like they were attacked by a basilisk! However, very cool Hogwarts pictures. I am going to start saving my cookie money!

From SlowJoe on Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 23:27:40 from

Great pictures, looks like a ton of fun. I admit I just see visions of piles of cash burning into thin air when I look at them! I refuse to take the kids there until the little one is at least 5 or 6 though, so they will remember the trip. Cool bloody foot pic as well.

From allie on Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 01:51:42 from

yikes! is that white carpet you have those bloody toes resting on?

cool pics, dan. looks like you are having a fun trip. nice job taking it easy this week. i think i am going to need the whole week off as well -- i only made it one block today and before my calves gave up.

From I Just Run on Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 10:37:20 from

Ouch on the toes! I posted a picture of my feet a while back, I lost 5 toenails all together. They weren't bloody but they looked pretty nasty.

From Hamdog Alum on Sat, Sep 24, 2011 at 01:10:13 from

Wow! Serious toe damage. Hope they heal up quick. Enjoy the week off!

From BTownRunner on Sat, Sep 24, 2011 at 11:01:42 from

Awesome pics....minus that last one! :)Looks like you guys had a great time :)

From I Just Run on Sat, Sep 24, 2011 at 23:47:08 from

Hey Dan,

I just almost had a perfect 3:16 marathon...! That would have been cool :-)

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