Well I am 36 year old born and raised in Anchorage, AK and lived there for the first 22 years of my life and I’ve been living in Phoenix ever since. I was born with Asthma and for a long time was dependent on a rescue inhaler. Even though I’ve always been active I decided to start running in January of 2012 and run my first half marathon 3/3/2012 which coincidentally was the Phoenix Half Marathon. I had low expectations going in but to my surprise I finished a little over two hours, so then it began my quest to get faster. Since then I’ve ran 58 half marathons and 13 marathons and 18 Ragnar Relays (I am also an ambassador for Ragnar in AZ).
Other than running (my wife (Tara) claims my world revolves around running), I have a large family (no kids), my parents and all my siblings have migrated to AZ and all live in Phoenix but we’re all still very close.