Hometown: Ashland, Oregon
Background: Ran cross-country and track competitively in high school ('92 - '95), then trained for 2 years at the University of Oregon ('95 - '97). After 1997 I took an 18-year hiatus from competitive running.
Racing Competitively Since: Got back into racing for the first time in 18 years at the Carlsbad half marathon, January 2016
5K: 16:17 (Crazy 8's, 2017)
8K: 27:44 (Cougar Challenge XC, 2017)
Half Marathon: 1:15:47 (San Diego Holiday Half Marathon, 2016)
Marathon: 2:44:48 (San Diego Rock 'n' Roll Marathon, 2016)
Highlights: 2016 La Jolla Half Marathon overall winner; ran first Boston Marathon in 2017
The Fun Questions:
Favorite Race: La Jolla Half Marathon
Favorite Workout: Anything on the track
Words to Live By: "Without struggle, there is no progress" -- Frederick Douglass
Why I Choose to Run for PRT: Great group of people who all share a true passion for running!
Favorite PRT Memory: After my first couple months....Jason Batterson and I dueling with a couple of Team Boom's top guys at Crazy 8's 5K
What I Like to Do Besides Running: Spending time with family, mountaineering, backcountry camping and travel