|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|
|9/11/21||HOOAH OORAH All the Way 5k||Conover, NC||5K||24:48||16/295|
|9/5/21||Around the Crown 10k||Charlotte, NC||10K||53:15||652/2795|
|8/28/21||Goat Island 5k||Cramerton, NC||5K||27:46||33/137|
|8/13/21||Slam the Dam 10k||Lake Lure, NC||10K||53:25||34/107|
|8/7/21||7th Inning Stretch 5k||Shelby, NC||5K||24:55||16/77|
|7/31/21||HIckory Crawdads Home Run Trot 5k||Hickory, NC||5K||25:41||28/132|
|7/24/21||Meet Me at the Fountain 5k||Forest City, NC||5K||24:46||22/110|
|7/10/21||The Scream! Half Marathon||Jonas Ridge, NC||1/2 Marathon||01:53:05||64/200|
|7/4/21||American 4-Miler||Charlotte, NC||4 Miles||34:17||93/282|
|7/3/21||Shiloh Mission Run 5k||Faith, NC||5K||26:04||28/99|