|Pat Weaver, Store Manager
Hometown: Lancaster, PA
Running Experience and Accomplishments: Pat completed 4 years of cross country and track at Houghton College in western NY and was a 2000 NAIA cross country all-American. Pat was a volunteer coach for cross country in Lancaster, PA and a head track coach in Harrisonburg, VA. Pat is currently a graduate student at George Mason University studying school counseling. He continues to run for pleasure and completed his first sprint triathlon in Charlottesville in the summer of ’10.
Favorite.... Place to Run: Accotink Lake
Hometown: Annandale, VA
Running Experience and Accomplishments: Maera ran Varsity Cross Country and Track & Field in High School, but it was only after College and her return to the area that she started to challenge herself through community races. She ran her first half-marathon last year and is constantly on the lookout for longer distances, different places, and new challenges.
Favorite....Place to Run: “My neighborhood, because the smell of Korean BBQ motivates me!”
Hometown: Amherst, NH
Running Experience and Accomplishments: Rory began running competatively in the 4th grade and now as a member of the =PR= racing team continues to compete in numerous road races from 5K to half marathons. In the spring of 2010, he ran his first ever marathon and ran a qualifying time for Boston. Rory has been coaching track and cross country at Thomas Edison High School since 2005 and is also an assistant coach with the =PR= High School Summer Training Program. He is also a VHSL certified coach and a USA T&F certified offcial. Rory's favorite local place to run is the Manassas Battlefields.
Favorite....quotes: “Life is short... running makes it seem longer.”
“Learn to run while feeling the pain: then push harder. It hurts up to a point and then it doesn't get any worse."
"You have to forget your last race before you run another. Your mind can't know what's coming."
Hometown: Springfield, VA
Running Experience and Accomplishments: As a local high school athlete at Lake Braddock Secondary School, Steve was the 3200m State Champion. He continued running collegiately at the College of William and Mary. He has since returned to be a Cross Country and Track coach at Lake Braddock, and currently can frequently be found racing on the local roads. Steve is an assistant with the PR Training Programs High School Summer Program.
Favorite.... Place to run: The Bull Run-Occoquan Trail
Hometown: Fairfax, VA
Running Experience and Accomplishments: Kelly ran for James W. Robinson Secondary School and is still the school record holder in the 1000 M Run. While in high school, Kelly was nominated for the Fairfax County 'Donna de Verona' Spirit of the Sport Award. Kelly went on to run for the Virginia Tech top 7 her freshman year in 2009. Kelly transfered her sophomore year to run at George Mason where she currently still competes.
Favorite.... Quote: "To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift." -Pre
Favorite.... Place to Run: Pandapus, Blacksburg VA
Running Experience and Accomplishments: Bio coming soon!
Hometown: Manassas, VA
Running Experience and Accomplishments: Bryan is a former collegiate swimmer who got into triathlons as a way to train in the off season. Today, he still does triathlons but runs more for fitness.
Favorite.... Race: Toughmudder
Hometown: Springfield, VA
Running Experience and Accomplishments: Dan competed for four years of track and three years of cross country in High school. He currently attends George Mason University where he is pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering hoping to commission in the Air Force. He continues to run for fitness and hopes to run a half marathon before he finishes college.
Hometown: East Stroudsburg, PA
Running Experience and Accomplishments: Bill started running 3 years ago to raise money for a hometown charity in the Steamtown Marathon in Scranton, PA and he became hooked on the atmosphere. Since then, he has run in races on 3 different continents, obtained the USATF Level 1 coaching certification and hopes to start a career in teaching and coaching.
Favorite....Quote: “Never limit where running can take you.” –Bart Yasso