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

Well, I started walking at an early age. Seriously, I was never a runner or wanted to be. Began walking in competition with Modesto Moves for health reasons. Wish I would have been around the awesome people of DB in my earlier years.

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

None really – I didn’t listen to music when I walked.

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

I really like my 5k medals from the Giants race series.

What is your dream race or location for a run?

Wish I could do the Red Hills races.

What is your favorite trail to run?


What’s your favorite race distance?

5k walks

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

Not on a trail, but at the Giant race series, there’s a man who is a triple amputee (both legs and one arm), and he would beat me to the finish every time! Awesome for him, not so awesome for me!

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

Volunteering and supporting

Who are your running heroes? Who inspires you?

My awesome wife and my oldest son Jerry Jr. and his Boston Marathon finish.

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

Still waiting

What are your goals?

To be a good and regular supportive member.

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

Blood Orange cold one.