What got you out running/walking for the first time?

Ran for the first time because my kids were in TRM,  was at the run sites anyway.

What’s a song that helps pick up your pace?

Seek and Destroy by Metallica

What is the race medal you are most proud of and why?

Did the Skyline 50K, I’m most proud because I signed up the only do the 13.1 miles and ended up with 32 miles on the day!

What is your dream race or location for a run?

Dream race, Rome Marathon

What is your favorite trail to run?

Favorite trail, Found a cool one in Reno called Steamboat Ditch trail. Get to do that one with my daughter.

What’s your favorite race distance?

I really like 13.1. It’s a good distance.

What’s the funniest thing that has happened to you or that you have seen on the trail?

I ate crap in front of 50 people at Skyline, big dude going down hard!! I’m 6’4”

What do you enjoy doing when you’re not running? 

Love to cook and watch my kids play sports.

Who are your running heroes? Who inspires you?

My running heroes are my brother Tommy and my daughter Jaecelyn. Tommy inspires me to keep going! My daughter is a beast and it’s fun to go get some miles with her.

Describe the moment you realized you were a “runner”.

When I started to say “ I can run that “ when my car’s GPS says how many miles to go.

What are your goals?

I want to do a 50 miler.

 What’s your favorite beer (or other drink if you don’t drink beer)?

Favorite beer is a coffee stout. The one I brew is my favorite but red hook used to make a good one.