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April 22, 2019

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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: 0.00 Month: 149.93 Year: 547.78
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: 806.51
Adidas Duramo Cool Blue Lifetime Miles: 722.88
Pearl Izumi N1V2 Flash Green #2 Lifetime Miles: 701.48
Nike VaporMax Red/Back Lifetime Miles: 289.03
Newton Mv2 Ghost White Lifetime Miles: 350.40
Saucony Ride Blue Lifetime Miles: 210.75
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Back from leading my youth group on a Christian History Trip the past week. I did not log many running miles, but we easily walked 30+ and I ran up all 294 steps of Bunker Hill monument, starting last and beating all the teens up (passing each on in the narrow spirial stairs). Leg burning. As far as history.... let me talk your ear off about George Whitefield some day.

Back at it here, 6 easy -86º hot and humid. 

Kinvara 7 Neon Yelarnge Miles: 6.00
From Rhett on Wed, Aug 08, 2018 at 13:53:34 from

I'll have to google him up. Nice job running the stairs.

From Tom K on Wed, Aug 08, 2018 at 14:56:49 from

I was there 4/25/14! I did not go up the tower, as my legs were jello.

You can hear all about Whitefield in Savannah, as well. Not as big of a name there as Oglethorpe or Wesley, but fairly prominent.

From Dan on Thu, Aug 09, 2018 at 19:15:18 from

Rhett= Thanks and you should. 18,000 sermons. Avg 1.4/day for his life.

Tom- Funny you say that. We are planning a south history trip. Oglethorpe & Wesley are why Whitefield came to the colonies in the first place. Bethesda house/home was started by them, still operational today.

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