November 2, 2010
Special Thanks to Kevin Handly! He ran the 35th Annual Marine Corp Marathon Sunday! He is also Captain Philip Dykeman’s cousin. He is awesome for running this race for us. He made me very proud. Kevin also posted a Boston Marathon qualifying time. Congratulations!
Saturday Steve Nolan completed a Half Iron Man Triathlon! Congratulation Steve! That is amazing. Read the rest of this entry »
October 27, 2010
We have a Happy Hour scheduled for 3-7pm on Friday, November 5th at the offices of Archer Investments at 4900 Falls of Neuse Road, Suite 105, Raleigh NC 27609. This is our kick off to the City of Oaks Marathon November 7th. We have around 10 running. That is awesome. Added to our Team is Adam Martin, Caroline and Lauren. Thank you, I look forward to meeting you. Also a long time friend Steve Tytran from my Hockey team is running. We ran together last Sunday. Special Thanks to Matt Archer and Tess Martin for Hosting the Happy Hour Kickoff! Read the rest of this entry »
October 11, 2010
On Sunday Andrew participated in the first of two marathons he has scheduled. Yesterday he ran the Century Marathon in Fulton, NY. Twenty-seven days from today he will lace up his running shoes for the City of Oaks Marathon in his home town of Raleigh, NC. Sunday, Andrew turned in his personal best time of 4 hrs and 41 minutes. Outstanding! Andrew was joined by his brother Stephen who ran the Half Marathon.
The Century Marathon course goes right by… Read the rest of this entry »
October 6, 2010
Who was Captain Philip Dykeman?
He was my cousin. Our Mother’s were twins. We grew up together. I introduced him to his wife; I am the God father to his daughter Ashlee.
Phil has 3 children; Austin who is 11 is the same age as my Morgan. Twin girls Emilee and Ashlee, age 8 same age as my Alyssa. He was more than just my Cousin.
He was my best friend.
He enlisted in the Marine Corp at the age of 20 Read the rest of this entry »
September 29, 2010
Wanted to check in to see how everyone was doing. I am going to Fulton NY to run the Century Marathon October 10th,THEN running the City of Oaks Marathon November 7th. What am I thinking!?! I am as ready as I will ever be. What races are you running? What is going on in your life?
Rick Roebuck competed in a Triathlon last weekend in Atlanta! How did you do? How big was the race?
This year I have been lucky enough to train with Steve Nolan and Bob “Bibby” Moore. They have kept me going. I just hang back let them set the pace and listen to them talk. Then the run is over. Thanks guys!
I want to Thank everyone for their support. Especially my wife Julie, without her I would not have started Team Dykeman.
Please respond and let us know what you are up to.
Remember I am not a Marine, I run for one!
Cousin Andrew Bateman
September 17, 2010
On August 21st, Patrick Bateman (Phil’s cousin Peter’s son) completed his first Triathlon representing Team Dykeman.
Patrick along with 125 other kids swam, biked and ran in an event meant to engage kids in outdoor activities. Patrick participated in the 9-11 yr old category where they had to swim 2 laps of the pool, tranistion to their bikes for a 3.5 mile ride and then run .75 miles.
Throughout the event Patrick wore his Team Dykeman shirt and proudly wore his finishing metal the rest of the weekend. Everyone at Team Dykeman is very proud of Patrick’s accomplishment. Patrick’s Dad sponsored Patrick and will be donating $100 to Team Dykeman!
July 6, 2010
The 1st Annual was such a huge success that we’re going to do it again! This Saturday, July 10th at Greenview Country Club, family and friends will hit the links to benefit the Captain Philip J. Dykeman Memorial Scholarship. Its not too late to join the fun! Golf fees, door prizes, longest drive, closest to the pin, plus steak dinner all yours for $75.
Everyone is welcome! Please join us Saturday at 1:00 at the Greenview Country Club, 87 Whig Hill Road, West Monroe, NY 13167.
For more information click here!
March 3, 2009
TEAM DYKEMAN SCHOLARSHIP
IN MEMORY OF
CAPTAIN PHILIP J DYKEMAN
Team Dykeman is a family sponsored award that supports graduating students from the Central Square School District.
This scholarship is named after Captain Philip Dykeman USMC, a 1988 graduate of P.V. Moore High School, who was killed in Iraq on 26 June 2008.
This scholarship is to honor Captain Dykeman and all of those that have served and sacrificed for this country by focusing on giving back to the community.
The Community’s values of Family, Unity, Loyalty, Faith, and Determination are part of what Captain Dykeman stood for as a good citizen and Marine. Read the rest of this entry »
February 17, 2009
Well , we did it ! This is the second race but not the last . This was my first one and I really want to say how good it feels to be part of such a great thing . The support for us running and the support that teamdykeman is getting is unreal . We all go through rough patches in our lives but somehow family and friends always pull together and I have truly witnessed the effect that it can have on me personally and others . Read the rest of this entry »
October 26, 2008
I live in Raleigh, North Carolina, I will probably live here the rest of my life. But when anyone asks where I am from, I reply proudly that I am from Central New York. My Father Graduated from Syracuse in 1949. Canʼt wait for Basketball season. We travel home every year to our family’s camp on Chase Lake in the Adirondacks. I have family all over Central New York. People from this area are some of the best people in the world. I have always known it, but the respect shown by the patriotic people of this area the day of Captain Philʼs funeral, was awesome.
Below please read the letter of thanks sent by Master Chief Petty Officer Arthur Dykeman, US Navy, Captain Philʼs older brother, to the Post Standard. We chose the Paul V. Moore High School scholarship fund as a tribute to Captain Phil and the people of Central New York. It is our hope that not only will Phil’s children benefit from this scholarship but also others from this great area. Read the rest of this entry »