For November’s team update, each Baltimore team decided to share their team video, created for the Baltimore Running Festival. These videos were filmed over the summer and during the training for the Running Festival. Baltimore Station’s team video is shared below:
Baltimore Station’s November Members of the Month are below:
RESIDENTIAL MEMBER OF THE MONTH: MITCH N.Shoe size: 12
Member since: September 2009
Number of Miles accumulated: 439.5
Best BOMF moment: When I beat George Hall at the Tuerk House 5K
Biggest challenge with running: Staying injury free, running up hills
Goal in the next three months: Move out on my own
What do you think about when you’re running?: Finishing
What was your last race and how did you do?: Tuerk House 5K, 30:54
Favorite Post Race meal?: B12 vitamins for energy
What advice would you give a brand-new runner?: Stick with it!
“It’s never a dull morning with Mitch running. Not only does he bring a lot of laughter, but his running has improved dramatically over the past few months.” – Anni Irvine, Team Leader
NON-RESIDENTIAL MEMBER OF THE MONTH: CHRIS C. Shoe size: 12
Member since: August 2009
Best BOMF moment: Running with the mayor on our first birthday with all the Baltimore city chapters together. Seeing that many people on the right track in life was inspirational.
Biggest challenge with running: Lugging around 230 lbs at 5:30 in the morning.
Goal in the next three months: Recover from the NYC Marathon, and hit the training circuit hard in the new year for my first triathlon in May 2011.
What do you think about when you’re running?: Running is spiritual for me. I’m usually conversing with God about where I’ve come from and where I’m going in life.
What was your last race and how did you do?: NYC Marathon, completed by running the whole time and squeezed in 21 seconds ahead of my goal at 4:29:39.
Favorite post-race meal?: A big, juicy steak, complete with a regretless intake of calories.
What advice would you give a brand new runner?: There is no better feeling than achievement through adversity. Running may not be easy but it sure is rewarding.
“Chris is always a great person to see at 5:30 in the morning. He is energetic, encouraging, and has such a positive outlook.” – Anni Irvine, Team Leader