Club President, Leads group runs on Tuesdays & Wednesdays
School teacher, Personal trainer Coach, Stick Rep. www.thestick.com
Running since: 1986
Favorite FRC run: Wednesday night comfort run and Saturday trail run.
Favorite FRC social events: Broad Street Pre-race pasta party and Broad Street tailgate
Favorite race: Broad Street Run (23 years in a row!)
Favorite running story/memories:
1. As a kid, my Dad dropped me off at a race, and waited in the car until I finished.
2. My 80 year old uncle came to see me finish the Philly Marathon and got me soup because it was so cold.
What motivates you to run: Friends.
Favorite inspirational movies/books/music: Ska Reggae; The Prefontaine Story, Cycle of Lies, The Fall of Lance Armstrong.
Favorite quote: "A Race, I love a Race!" from the movie Rat Race, Rowan Atkins.
Club "Social Director" and substitute run-leader
Triathlete and 6-time marathoner
Running since: 2002 Joined FRC: 2004.
Favorite FRC group run: Tuesday night step workout
Favorite FRC social event: Club pasta party before Phila Distance Run
Favorite race: Phila Distance Run
Favorite running story/memory:
Crossing the finish line at my first marathon! (Marine Corps, October 2003)
What a great race!
What motivates you to run: It is still a challenge. Every run is different and I still love to see how far/fast I can go.
Your favorite inspirational movies/books/music:
I know it's cheesy/cliche but any music from any Rocky movie can keep me going.
Your favorite famous inspirational quote:
“The miracle isn't that I finished. The miracle is that I had the courage to start.” -John 'The Penguin' Bingham
Running since: 1995 Joined FRC: 2003
Favorite FRC group run: Tuesday night at the steps.
Favorite FRC event: Broad Street tailgate.
Favorite running story/memory: Disney Marathon '09. There was a DJ at mile 21, where I stopped running for a few minutes & took a "dance break."
Favorite running music: Coldplay "Yellow," Red Rider "Lunatic Fringe," Journey "Don't Stop Believin."
Carolyn (with her favorite 6ABC weather guy)
Running since: birth
Joined FRC: 2006
Favorite FRC group run: Thursday mornings @Lloyd Hall
Favorite Race: Atlantic City Marathon/Half
What Motivates Me to Run: assisting everyone in their fitness goals and needs no matter what level they are at.