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Member NameRichard Hefner
LocationGastonia, NC
Years Running13 
Max Distancemarathon 
Fastest Mile6:00 
Current Mile9:00 
Types of RunningRoad Runner
Internet Profile Linkhttps://theoldrunner.com
Fitness StatementHad 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 AchievementsAveraged 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). 

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Upcoming Races

Date Event Name Location Distance    

Recent Races

Date Event Name Location Distance Race Time Place
9/24/22 Running with the Good News 5k  Dallas, NC  5K  24:49  18/92 
9/17/22 LSCG Parkrun  Charlotte, NC  5K  24:16  8/34 
9/11/22 Race 13.1 Charlotte Half Marathon  Charlotte, NC  1/2 Marathon  02:00:03  88/257 
9/3/22 LSCG Parkrun  Charlotte, NC  5K  24:29  5/34 
8/27/22 LSCG Parkrun  Charlotte, NC  5K  25:05  12/44 
8/13/22 LSCG Parkrun  Charlotte, NC  5K  25:16  6/14 
8/6/22 7th Inning Stretch 5k  Shelby, NC  5K  26:04  37/113 
7/23/22 Meet Me at the Fountain 5k  Forest City, NC  5K  25:59  45/161 
7/16/22 LSCG Parkrun  Charlotte, NC  5K  26:20  16/57 
5/28/22 Downhill at Dawn Half Marathon  Black Mountain, NC  1/2 Marathon  01:53:53  90/264 

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UjENA FIT Club Posts

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015
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Tempo run

Monday, September 28th, 2015
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Easy run around lake

Thursday, September 17th, 2015
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Greenway run

Monday, September 14th, 2015
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5 easy miles at Rankin Lake

Thursday, September 10th, 2015
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Easy run on the greenway

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015
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Rainy day... 6 miles on the treadmill.

Sunday, September 6th, 2015
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Easy 6 mile run

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015
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4 easy miles in park, then 4 miles up and down mountain.

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015
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Progressive heart rate tempo run

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
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Easy run at the park

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UjENA FIT Club Fit Log Entries (2023) 2012

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