Dan, a Detroit native, began endurance running/racing in 2005. He has participated in races ranging from 5K to 100 miles. He is the founder of the Detroit Threads Running Team, a community minded social running club based in Hamtramck, MI. Currently he is a therapist at Spring Ridge Academy in Mayer, AZ, where he uses running in the therapeutic setting. He is member of the Mountain Milers and is coached by Matt Thull of Thunderdome Running. Dan firmly believes running is community.