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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

2 Miles. Still trudging. Still not allowed to do more than 2, still not allowed to bike, still not allowed to use an elliptical. However, life is good and I am slowly coming along. A month ago it hurt to run faster than a 9 minute mile. I know my running base is shot and my speed probably as well, but I was able to run these 2 in 15 minutes and it really did not hurt much and recovery was fast so I see progress. I really hope my PT will let me scale up some soon. Thanks everyone for the kind words, I hope to be around more! 

Saucony Kinvara 2- Bright Lime Miles: 2.00
From JG on Fri, Dec 23, 2011 at 01:03:07 from

That is awesome Dan! To go from a painful 9:00 to 2 7:30's is tremendous improvement!

From Steam8 on Fri, Dec 23, 2011 at 20:19:41 from

Hey...if you keep this up, we will be running together at Boston! I know that would depress you, but just think of the fun we would have chatting all the way! ha! I hope you are making some delish treats for the Christmas weekend! I hope you have a Merry Christmas!!

From flatlander on Sat, Dec 24, 2011 at 13:35:14 from

Dan, this is great news, glad things are progressing so well. Those are fast miles actually, good job. Merry Christmas, hope you are healthier than ever in 2012.

From Dan on Sat, Dec 24, 2011 at 22:41:25 from

jg- thanks, i am pleased with the improvement, hoping for more.

steam! That would be wonderful, Boston is to be enjoyed right? lets do just that :-)

flat- thank you, and yes, fast for an injured guy ha ;-)

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