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.
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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.
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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