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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: 93.10 Year: 710.63
Adidas Adizero - Adios Lifetime Miles: 333.37
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: 816.51
Adidas Duramo Cool Blue Lifetime Miles: 734.38
Pearl Izumi N1V2 Flash Green #2 Lifetime Miles: 720.23
Nike VaporMax Red/Back Lifetime Miles: 293.03
Newton Mv2 Ghost White Lifetime Miles: 387.90
Saucony Ride Blue Lifetime Miles: 261.25
Reebok Harmony Gold Lifetime Miles: 16.50
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance

Sorry for anyone checking in here, was gone and was caught up at the conference. Stumbled around mile 9 and gashed my left bug toe. Lots of blood...

Saucony Hattori Miles: 10.00
From flatlander on Sun, Sep 09, 2012 at 04:51:44 from

Sorry about the toe, hope it isn't serious. Have been meaning to ask this, but what race is that picture from? You look very wet, so I am assuming it was summer?

From Hamdog Alum on Sun, Sep 09, 2012 at 18:51:26 from

It was Boston, we were all very wet!!

From I Just Run on Mon, Sep 10, 2012 at 13:56:57 from


From Kelli on Fri, Sep 14, 2012 at 16:45:25 from

HEY MY FRIEND! Hope all is going well. I have an hour to kill so I am finally checking in on everyone. Hope that your BUG toe is ok. What is a BUG toe, anyway?

From Dan on Sun, Sep 16, 2012 at 18:41:09 from

Flat- Ham is right, that was the Boston picture... right after running through a fire hydrant. It was hot!

IJR- Well put.

Kelli- I am laughing at what auto correct did to my words!It was my big toe, but hey it looks like a bug! I am well, I have been very busy at work and then trying to get people politically aware, so much ignorance. Add that to my total lack of running motivation. Every time I was ready to kill it, my injury would not allow it. Now I am just unmotivated. Have a fix for me? ;)

From Kelli on Sun, Sep 16, 2012 at 20:27:38 from

I think something cold and creamy maybe with some coconut and chocolate involved?

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