jeff-vanhorn-webJeff Van Horn

Owner
Current Running Shoes: Adidas Ultra Boost and Saucony Triumph
Longest Distance Run: 30 miles
Favorite Distance: 13.1, Half Marathon
Favorite Race: Any Rock-N-Roll race series
Favorite Quote: “I believe God made me for a purpose, but he also made me fast. And when I run I feel His pleasure.” -Eric Liddell

 

Screen Shot 2015-05-20 at 3.33.23 PMDesiree Van Horn
Co-Owner, HR Director and Event Coordinator Richmond
Current Running Shoe: Brooks Ghost
Longest Distance Run: 13.1, Half Marathon
Favorite Distance: 10k
Favorite Race: Tribal Quest
Favorite Quote: “Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.”

 

Troy Unger Store Manager, Midlothian

Current Running Shoe: Hoka Clifton
Longest Distance Run: 26.2, Marathon
Favorite Distance: Whatever I am training for
Favorite Quote: “When nothing is going right, go left.”

 

 

Screen Shot 2015-05-20 at 6.26.50 PMHolly Dufour 
Current Running Shoe: Brooks Ghost
Longest Race: 13 miles
Favorite Distance: Any as long as there is mud, obstacles or both
Favorite Race: Spartan
Favorite Quote: “Courage is like a muscle, it is strengthened by use.” – Ruth Gordon

 

 

Screen Shot 2015-05-20 at 9.58.09 PMMara George
Current Running Shoe(s): Saucony Triumph ISO and Hoka Huaka
Longest Distance Run: 13.1
Favorite Distance: No favorite I just run

Favorite Race: Pony Pasture 5K (Full disclosure I’m the race director)
Favorite Quote: “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” – The Lorax 

“If you are ever lonely just go to the record store and visit your friends.” – Penny Lane, Almost Famous

 

Colin SchoenhautScreen Shot 2015-05-20 at 4.20.47 PM
Current Running Shoe: Asics Nimbus or Hoka Clifton.
Longest Distance Run: 15 miles

Favorite Distance: Half Marathon (so far)
Favorite Race: Richmond Half Marathon
Favorite Quote: “I am ready to meet my maker. Now whether my maker is ready for the great ordeal of meeting me, is a different matter.” -Sir Winston Churchill

 

Victoria Parent

Current Running Shoe: Adidas Supernova and Hoka Clifton
Longest Distance Run: 16 miles
Favorite Distance: 5k, 13.1
Favorite Race: Historic Half Marathon
Favorite Quote: “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you have imagined.” -Henry David Thoreau

 

 

Chris Badolato
Store Manager, Fredericksburg
Current Running Shoe: Asics Gel Cumulus 19
Longest Distance Run: 26.2, Marathon
Favorite Distance: 10k
Favorite Race: NYC Marathon
Favorite Quote: “Every passion has its destiny.” -Billy Mills

 

 

Anthony Melton
Current Running Shoe: Brooks Glycerin, or Asics Nimbus
Longest Distance Run: From the back of the parking lot to the gym doors
Favorite Distance: 100m sprints
Favorite Workout Quote: ” If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you”
Favorite Quote: “My deepest fear is not that I am inadequate; my deepest fear is that I am powerful beyond measure.” -Marianne Williamson

 

John Love
Current Running Shoe: Brooks Launch 4 on road, Caldera for trails!
Longest Distance Run: 103.7 miles Massanutten Mountain 100+
Favorite Distance: 50 miles because I’ve run the distance more, but hundo’s are growing on me!
Favorite Race: Anything put on by VHTRC, Bull Run 50 and MMTR100 are premier events! My favorite race I have not run (waiting for the year I make it in through the lottery process) Western States 100/Hardrock 100
Favorite Quote: “100 miles is not that far.” -Karl Metzler  

 

 JP Burklow

Current Running Shoe: Brooks Ghost
Longest Distance Run: 15 Miles
Favorite Distance: 1500m
Favorite Race: Gettysburg Cross Country
Favorite Quote: “If you ain’t first, you’re last.” -Ricky Bobby

 

 

Rebecca Rodgers

Current Running Shoe: Hoka Clifton
Longest Distance Run: 17 miles
Favorite Distance: 13.1 miles, Half Marathon
Favorite Race: Ragnar D.C.
Favorite Quote: “Throw happiness around like confetti”

 

 

Stephen Harrison

Current Running Shoe:I’m always in the Saucony Kinvara
Longest Distance Run: My one and only marathon (26.2 miles) in 2014 (2:38)
Favorite Distance: 1500m
Favorite Race: Swarthmore Twilight Last Chance 5k
Favorite Quote: “”You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” – Wayne Gretzky” – Michael Scott

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