Friday, February 10, 2012

2012 Fleet Feet Racing: Tim Vinson

Name: Tim Vinson
Date of Birth: August 26, 1964
City: Madison, Alabama

Brief Biography

I enjoy hitting the trails and logging miles, especially with a group. Races are fun, but the process of getting there is every bit as much fun. I'm happy with the results of any race, as long as I know I left it all out on the course.  I hope to remain injury free this year!

Short Term Goals
  • 10 Mile: sub 58 at Army Ten Miler.
  • 1/2 Marathon: sub 1:17:32
  • Marathon: sub 2:45
  • Mountain Mist 50K: sub 4:25
  • Top ten finish at Mountain Mist, Mount Cheaha, and Oak Mountain 50Ks
  • Sub 2:45 at any marathon

Long Term Goals

Gradual shift from roads to trails with the exception of select road races of 10 miles and above.

Personal Records
  • 10km at River City 10K on 05/2010 Time 35:34
  • 10 Mile at Army Ten Miler on 10/2010 Time 58:53
  • Half Marathon at Mercedes Half on 02/2010 Time 1:17:32
  • Marathon at Boston Marathon on 04/2010 Time 2:41:20
  • 50km at RFH 50K on 12/2009 Time 3:50:10

Goal Races
  • Mountain Mist 50K, 01/12
  • Boston Marathon, 04/12
  • Army Ten Miler, 10/12
A fun fact others might not know

Retired military; was an AH-64 Apache pilot for several years.

How have you been an ambassador to the sport of running?

Volunteering at races and proving through example that hard work yields decent results.