March 16, 2018
We are Rangarians, We are FCA
I run for HOPE!
I started to run late in life and finished my very first race, a 5K in 2013. Since then I participate in a
number of 5k’s, 10k’s, half marathons, a Ragnar in 2017, and completed my first marathon in
November 2017. I was very excited when FCA announced their first Ragnar team. I signed up
immediately knowing that this race is more than just another run… or another three runs for that
matter. I am running this race for HOPE.
Sometimes hope is in little supply. Challenges and obstacles can seem more impending when there is
little hope. But what I have learned through running is that hope can take you just a little further than
you expected. This is why I am running for FCA. FCA means HOPE to me. I see everyday as a chance to
provide a little HOPE to our clients, parents, and families that we work with. Its that HOPE we provide
that I wish will encourage our client to keep going, to get a little further into their dreams and closer to
Favorite Race Distance: 13.1 miles/Half Marathon
Favorite Race to date: Ragnar 2017, Charlotte Marathon 2017, and Twilight Zone Tower of Terror 10
Favorite Running Powerson: My Body by Young The Giant
Favorite Recovery Meal: Peanut Butter Cup Smoothie - 1 cup milk (non-fat or almond milk), 1 banana,
1 tablespoon peanut butter, two teaspoons Cocoa powder, I cup kale or spinach.
Favorite Running Mantra: “Little bit harder, little bit more, little bit further than you gone before”
Favorite Thing to Think About During Boring Runs: I try to remember a location, vacation or place I
visited in the past and try to remember the details about the experience. My favorites are a visit the
the Roman Forum in Italy and ocean vacations.
Other Hobbies: Playing guitar, seeing live music, playing baseball and football, coaching sports, and
Good Quote: “What’s the point in calling shots, the que ain’t straight in line, que ball’s made of
styrofoam, and no one got the time” Garcia Hunter