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The first time I ran more than 2 miles without stopping was in high school when we got dropped off 3 miles out in the country by our track coach. That was the farthest I ever ran at one time until the first day of cross country when I was a freshman in college and coach pointed at me and said 7 miles…

If I didn’t run, I would…
If I didn’t run I would spend more time fishing and buying new clothes cause I would keep out growing the ones I have!

Favorite Shoe:
NA

What is your motivation?
Motivation comes from different places on different days. Staying fit, feeling good, doing better than I did the day before, the week before…etc.

Hot or cold weather runner?
I much prefer the cold weather, but I’m going to run either way.

How often do you race?
once every couple of months

Favorite gel flavor?
Its been to long since I’ve used a gel

Ever run a marathon?
Have not run a marathon.

Care to run another (or a first one)?
undecided, very torn on the idea

If I could run with anyone, it would be?
no one inparticular?

Rather run alone, or with a partner?
I need both occasionally. A running partner can help keep you motivated if you are getting mentally fatigued.

Race you’d like to forget
Every one I recorded a DNF

Favorite local race
haven’t really done any local races

Ever win your age group?
no

Listen to music when running?
no

Ever run in a costume?
not yet

Best part of running?
Feeling good about yourself!

What I do to support my running habit (occupation)?
I work for Haas Group International and I supply Rockwell Collins with the majority of their chemicals.