<b>1. Why do you Run?</b> There are many reasons. I started back after a 10 year absence from High School XC as a means of getting in shape and now I do it for the competition and for exercise means. Also a good stress reliever.<br><br><b>2. What is your greatest accomplishment?</b> There are actually 3 of them. Getting married, Having my 2 children and graduating from college.<br><br><b>3. What is your motto/theme song?</b> I don't really have one.<br><br><b>4. How do you deal with bad runs?</b> I don't really ever have what I would call bad runs. Just days when I run slower than other days.<br><br><b>5. Do you reward yourself for good runs?</b> Not really, although it does make the day that much better.<br><br><b>6. Who do you admire the most?</b> I would have to say my wife. I had a job until march of last year that I had been at for 5 years and was sick and tired of it. It was time to for my wife to go back to work after having our daughter and I felt it was time for me to quit the job<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.kickrunners.com/forum/images/smilies/banana.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="banana"> and stay home with my children until I get a job to help her stay home.<br><br><b>7. What is the greatest advice you ever received?</b> About the time I had started dating my wife I got advice from Uncle and a guy at work. At the time my uncle was going through a divorce. The basic advice was to know what I was getting into and that you can't change a person unless they want to change.<br><br><b>8. What do you wish you would have learned younger?</b> That having an internship while going to college is a necessary step in getting experience that will help get you a job after college. Also, I wish I would have stuck with running and not had a 10 year break.<br><br><b>9. What do you wish you could do but can't?</b> Right now I would say beat my brother in a race. I only did so last year when he and another running took a wrong turn.<br><br><b>10. How would your friends describe your personality?</b> If I could count my wife in this catergory it might be a whole lot different than what a friend would say. Anyway, I guess it would be passionate about things that I believe in.<br><br><b>11. What do you wear running?</b> Clothing of course!! In the cold weather I wear tights, running pants, compression shirt, long sleeve tec shirt, a tec zip shirt, hat and gloves. Summer shirt, shorts, and shoes.<br><br><b>12. What has been your favorite race?</b> I would say the Race that is a walk of 5 minutes or less away from my house. Not having to get up so early is a big plus.<br><br><b>13. Do you have a goal race now?</b> The Salt Lake City 5k on the saturday before the Boston Marathon.<br><br><b>14. What makes you happy?</b> My family and being able to do the things I enjoy.<br><br><b>15. Tell us one interesting thing about yourself?</b> I have been wearing hearing aids since High School, but never really wore them full time until college.<br><br><b>16. Tell us one interesting thing about someone else here at kickrunners?</b> Not much to say just that I have met lots of great people here and maybe one day will me someone from kickrunners at a race or something.