John L. Lewis is 40 years old. He is a homosapian, has a high brow and is prone to play and get into mischief. John's hometown is Santa Ana, California.
Here are a few facts about John:
Years running: 32
Weekly mileage: 30-40
Favorite race distance or race: Ironman
PR's - (5K, 10K, ½, mara, Ultra) or proudest running accomplishment: Running a marathon at the end of my first Ironman really surprised me. I didn't think I could do it.
Favorite training run: Trail running below Snowbasin
Why run - (motivation, inspiration): Because if I stop, I'll grow old.
Goals: Live my life like I'll have to write a book someday. Which means I need to taste, touch, hear, smell and see absolutely everything possible before I die. Life is about collecting experiences.
Favorite music to run to: Anything as long as it CRANKS!!!!!
Favorite running gear - (shoes, apparel, etc.): Clothes - Most of the time.
Best advice you've been given as a runner: QUIT
Best motivational quote: "Go for it, or Go Home."
Your role model: I haven't found anyone who's been where I want to go.
Favorite food: "Mars Roll" at Ginza Sushi
Hobbies or interests other than running: Anything that includes an elevated heart rate, stepping out of my comfort zone, travel, envelop pushing, history, great food, zoo-keeper (family).
Anything else the world might want to know about you: I'm only getting started!