entrance into the world of distance running is a sweet one. “In high school I was a 3-sport athlete and
running was just part of conditioning. It wasn’t until college that I turned to
running as my primary athletic pursuit,” commented Chris. “In college, when I
was trying to convince my now-wife to be my girlfriend, she was very busy with
school, work, extracurriculars and running—and didn’t have time for a
boyfriend. I became a runner to get time with her. We would run together and
her PRs would become my goal PRs. Thirteen years later, we still love to run
together and compete in races,.
We’ve been happily married for ten years now—my plan worked flawlessly.” No doubt, many, many other runners have raced
a few miles in pursuit of a certain someone, just like Chris!
that Chris is firmly a lifetime runner, he has a number of goals on his
horizon. Several of which include goals
to run all the World Marathon Majors, break five minutes in the mile, break 18
minutes in the 5k, run a marathon in every state and run a marathon on every
he’s not running, Chris is a proud husband and a new father. He is active in his
home church and has volunteered in various capacities over the years, whether that
be leading missions’ trips to Latin America or hosting Bible studies in his
home. For his day job, Chris works as a humanitarian media producer with
Orphan’s Promise and travels the world to tell the stories of children they help
in 60+ countries across the world.