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April 25, 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: 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

Merry Christmas all!. Not sure if I will ever heal to run like before but I certainly am doing better than I deserve. :-) 

Saucony Hattori Miles: 3.00
From Kelli on Tue, Dec 25, 2012 at 20:08:04 from

OH, you KNOW I ate more than you. In fact, as disgusting as this is to admit, I weigh 9 pounds more than I did when i got up this morning. 9!!!!

I hope that you had a very Merry Christmas and I am glad that you are doing "better."

From Dan on Tue, Dec 25, 2012 at 20:12:46 from

Lol now that made me laugh. You got me by 3. Thanks for that and Christmas was indeed very merry. Missed our eating banter Kelli, hope you and the family are great!

From Kelli on Tue, Dec 25, 2012 at 20:32:30 from

Yeah, I do not blog much, work and life keeps me busy lately! And next year will be full time instead of part time so who knows when i will even run! But, no worries, I WILL find time to eat.

How is the injury coming along? For some reason I thought you were better. Was there a set back?

From Dan on Tue, Dec 25, 2012 at 20:46:24 from

Wow, full time, congrats! I know you though, you always find time to run :-) yeah, the quad area just won't heal right. At the point where I need an MRI, but just can't swallow the cost so I'm just running in pain/ache/annoyance/fine depending on the day.

Funny though, I still eat like I run :-)

From Kelli on Tue, Dec 25, 2012 at 20:57:37 from

The eating never stops.

I am sorry it is still bothering you. That is not fun at all. MRI's are ridiculously expensive! My husband had one to confirm his hamstring tear (or something like that) and i was VERY annoyed!!!!

From Dan on Tue, Dec 25, 2012 at 21:01:31 from

Thanks. I get annoyed because other than right after a marathon, I never got sick when I ran heavy miles. I've been sick twice this winter and bad flu once. I know if I was running like before I'd be fine. That's okay though, I know I'm very blessed and there is a reason behind it :-)

From SlowJoe on Wed, Dec 26, 2012 at 19:10:38 from

Dan, good to se you are to somewhat keep up the running. You definitely deserve some instant healing! Hope you had a merry Christmas.

From Dan on Wed, Dec 26, 2012 at 22:19:42 from

Thank Joe, we did, stay warm in that snow!

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