Hometown: Deep River, Connecticut
Education: B.S. Exercise Science from High Point University
Running Since: since I was 13
Favorite Workout: 600 meter repeats with increasing paces every 200 meters
Favorite Race: Sunrise Run; Simpsonville, SC
Dream Race: Olympic 1500 m
Running Buddy: Brett Morely
Current Shoe: Saucony Type A6
Favorite activity other than running: trying different craft beer and exploring new places.
Favorite Quote: "Do not go where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path, and leave a trail" -Ralph Waldo Emerson
Career highlights: Most improved runner at High Point University. Ran 800m PR of 1:54.63 at outdoor conference meet in 2009. Continued to improved post college. Ran 5k PR of 14:56.63 at Duke Invitational (2012) and 1500m PR of 3:56.63 at Duke Twilight (2012). Won first half marathon in 1:13:55 in Mobile, AL (2014). Won the Spinx Runfest 10k (2014) with a PR of 32:42.
Nickname: Bret Bret
Hometown: Landrum SC
Education: Studying Education at North Greenville University Running
Running Since: since I was 16; 11th grade
Favorite Workout: Mile repeats
Favorite Race: Cooper River Bridge Run; Mount Pleasant, SC
Dream Race: Olympic Trials Marathon/ 10K
Running Buddy: Josh Cashman
Current Shoe: Saucony Kinvara 5
Favorite activity other than running: Hiking and sight seeing
Favorite Quote: "Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up." -Thomas Edison
Career highlights: MVP at North Greenville for cross country (2012/2013) and track and field (2013). All-Conference runner in 2012 (9th) & 2013 (5th) for Conference Carolina. All-Regional for D2 Southeast Regional (9th place). All-American at the 2011 NJCAA National Half Marathon (15th). Conference Carolina Scholar Athlete of the year (2013). Won the Spinx Run Fest Half Marathon (1:12:13). Won the Irecycle Half Marathon (1:10:52). Personal Bests: 5k: 15:14.43 10k: 31.46.4 Half Marathon: 1:10:52
Running Since: 1969
Hometown: Sugar Grove, Illinois
Running Since: 1994
Favorite Workout: Agility Taining
Dream Race: World's Toughest Mudder
Running Buddy: voices in my head
Current Shoe: Saucony Triumph Iso
Favorite activity other than running: Dominating a buffet after a good run
Favorite Quote: "Drink water, change your socks"
Career Highlights: HS All-state Cross Country & Track, US Army APFT Award, Army Master fitness instructor, SC Ciminal Justice Academy High PFT
Legend: Once outran a treadmill.
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