John Strain

John began running in 1981  on the  High School cross country team. He
became a Division 1 College High Jumper who has cleared 6’10”.  After
college he and some college team mates decided to run a Marathon in 1994.
Since then he has ran 12 Marathons and over 100 Half Marathons. He is a two
time cancer survivor. He has  qualified for the Boston marathon once.  He
likes to help others achieve their goals and feels pacing is a great way of
doing that. John also belongs to a local running group and enjoys the
friendships he has created. His marathon PR is 3:20;34, his half PR is