|Member Name||Richard Hefner|
|Types of Running||Road Runner|
|Internet Profile Link||https://theoldrunner.com|
|Fitness Statement||Had been running about 40 races per year but took a nosedive in 2020 with the pandemic and almost quit running entirely. Hoping to get back with it in 2021.|
|Quote||“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”|
|Running Achievements||Averaged 10+ half marathons per year from age 57 to 67, with 113 in a row under 2 hours.
Finished Top 10 in age group in Brooklyn Half Marathon all three years of running it.
Senior Grandmasters champ of Knoxville Half Marathon in 2013, 2014, and 2015.
Half marathon PR of 1:29:25 at age 62.
Several RRCA Senior Grandmasters state championships (NC and TN) in half marathon and 10k.
Running Journal Grand Prix championships for several years (Grandmasters twice, Senior Grandmasters once, and Age Group once).
|Date||Event Name||Location||Distance||Race Time||Place|
|5/14/22||Leader of the Pack 5k||Forest City, NC||5K||25:51||45/485|
|5/7/22||Goat Island 5k||Cramerton, NC||5K||28:11||34/217|
|4/23/22||Belmont Classic 5k||Belmont, NC||5K||26:23||44/121|
|4/23/22||Cherry Blossom 5k||Cherryville, NC||5K||27:44||25/78|
|4/16/22||Bunny Run 5k||Concord, NC||5K||27:51||77/389|
|4/9/22||Community Foundation Run 5k||Gastonia, NC||5K||26:29||119/372|
|3/19/22||Bear Foot 5k||Bostic, NC||5K||26:47||35/322|
|11/25/21||Ruby C. Hunt Turkey Trot||Boiling Springs, NC||5K||26:16||103/567|
|10/17/21||Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon||Myrtle Beach, SC||1/2 Marathon||01:49:10||72/694|
|10/8/21||Kings Mountain Running Festival 5k||Clover, SC||5K||27:15||8/40|