Hometown: Ogden, UT (by way of Elko, NV)

Race profile:

Former high school and collegiate distance runner

  • Nevada and Utah State Track Champion: 800 meters, 1600 meters, 3200 meters, Medley Relay
  • 1988 National Jr. Olympic X-C Bronze Medalist: 5000 meters
  • Member, 1989 USA Jr. Track Team: 3000-meter steeplechase
  • Big Sky Conference Champion: Distance Medley Relay
  • Participant 1994 NCAA XC National Championships: 10,000 meters
  • USA Triathlon Age Group Multiple time All American
  • Finisher of numerous road and trail ultras…5OK’s & 50 miler
  • XTERRA, Kokopelli Half Ironman, Utah Ironman, Mountain Extreme Off-Road Ironman
  • The Endurance 100 MTB Race and the Logan to Jackson Bike Race
  • XTERRA National Championship Qualifier
  • World ITU Cross Triathlon Qualifier

Education: Weber State University graduate, B.A. in Economics, B.A. in Psychology, minor in coaching, 1995

Family: Wife Debbie, and father of 5 children.

Business:  Founder, President, and CEO of the Salt Lake Running Company, ranked as a Top 10 running specialty store in America.  Former board member of the Independent Running Retailers Association (IRRA), 2010 Utah Business “Forty under Forty” honoree, featured in a Utah CEO spotlight by Utah CEO magazine, “Peoplescape” Feature in Salt Lake Magazine, and Utah Stories Magazine.

Cancer survivor, coach, husband, father…..SHOE GEEK!