Heath has been a life-long runner since high school and ran cross-country and track. Heath has maximized his physical fitness test in all 28 years of military service.
His first marathon was Marine Corps Marathon in 1997. His races include 5k, 10k, half-marathon and full-marathon. Heath just completed the Operation Iraqi Freedom 20.11 mile challenge and Afghanistan War/Operation Enduring Freedom 17.9 mile challenge. Heath continues to run in honor of his WWII veteran and friend from his hometown.