I know that every day I have over an hour of quiet time early in the morning," he says. "I can reflect on yesterday, think about the day ahead, forgive myself for the many mistakes I have made in my life and get excited about the future."
Career-profession? Managing Member of BridgeWorx – medical device distributor.
When did you start running and why? I was 70 pounds overweight and bet a co-worker that I would lose more weight than he did. I won the bet.
How much did you run in your peak years? Peak years I ran 100 miles/week as I trained for marathons.
Best performances? After living in Colorado Springs and training at an altitude of 6,500 feet I ran my 7th Chicago marathon and had a PR of 3:34:00. Before I had my PR at Chicago I ran the Los Angeles Marathon in March 1992 after training through a harsh Chicago winter and finished in 3:50:26.
Total lifetime miles? I passed 100,000 miles last October (all well documented with some commentary about the run)
How much are you running and cross-training now? I run 54 miles/week – 8 miles Monday through Saturday and 6 miles on Sunday. I also lift weights