Hometown: Born in Anaheim, CA, lived in Encinitas, CA since 1978
Background: I was a recreational runner until my late 50’s at which point I realized I could compete with the top runners in my age group. Since joining PRT, I have been competing both locally and nationally on a regular basis.
Racing Competitively Since: 2015 Dirt Dog XC series
5K: 18:53 (Carlsbad 5000, 2016, age 58)
8K: 31:18 (USATF Masters Championships, 2018, age 60)
10K: 39:30 (Coronado Valentine's 10K, 2018, age 60)
Dirt Dog XC - finished third in the 60+ division for the 2018 series
USATF Club Nationals - finished twelfth place in age group in 2017
Carlsbad 5000 - finished fourth place in age group in 2016, 2018, and 2019
The Fun Questions:
Favorite Race: Carlsbad 5000
Favorite Workout: PRT Sunday long run
Words to Live By: “A man who can laugh at himself is truly blessed, for he will never lack for amusement”
Why I Choose to Run for PRT: I appreciate the support and encouragement that PRT team members offer to each other.
Favorite PRT Memory: Watching the 50+ team accept the award for their third place finish at the 2018 USATF Club Nationals in Lexington, Kentucky
What I Like to Do Besides running: Hiking, surfing and watching sports