October 22, 2016
It’s that time of the year again. We are running the Marine Corps Marathon on October 30th 2016. We are not Marines, but we run for one! We miss Captain Phil and run to pay tribute to his love for his family and service to our country.
This is a special year! Captain Phil’s son, Austin, is a high school senior and will be graduating from the the same high school at his father. It will be our honor to award Austin with one of this year’s Team Dykeman scholarships!
As we prepare for next week’s marathon, we want to thank you for you support! Over the past several years, we have been able to present scholarships to high school seniors who have demonstrated a zest for life similar to Captain Phil. We need to keep this drive alive!
We are not Marines but we run for one!
March 9, 2011
On May 20, 2011, Archer Investment Management and Powell, Angeli & Langford Insurance are sponsoring the 2nd Annual Charity Putt-Putt Fundraiser. Last year the event drew over 100 people, for this fun family evening, and over $3000 was donated to charities in the Raleigh, NC area.
This year’s fundraiser will benefit TEAM DYKEMAN, a scholarship fund in honor of a fallen Marine; Tour de Cure, the American Diabetes Association’s cyclist ride; NC Beginnings, supports the parents of children who are deaf or hard of hearing; and the Michael J. Gressman Brain Tumor Fund. Read the rest of this entry »
February 16, 2011
I’m in and psyched. I’m also arranging and hosting Team Dykeman festivities for MCM weekend.
First. We have a Team Dykeman room block at the key bridge Marriot for Fri,Sat, and Sunday. If you don’t know this hotel is right on the course in Rosslyn so runners and spectators will enjoy the convenience. Rooms are 159 per night. I’ll send the reservation link when I get it from the hotel.
I’m working the details of a pasta / high carb dinner the night before the race. Marriot wants to charge us 25+ per head to have it in the hotel. I’m sure the food will be good but the price is steep. Let me know if you know of corporate sponsors that want to sponsor the meal or other cool team Dykeman chachkies(sp?) And events.
Finally, for those that can make it after the race, we’re hosting a post race party just a few stops out the orange line from the race hotel.
That’s all for now.
November 16, 2010
Last week was Veterans Day; all of us at Team Dykeman want to stand and salute all who served so we might live and enjoy the freedoms of this great country. Every who knew Phil knew he loved his job, he loved serving country. Here’s a short tribute to all who serve and served!
November 10, 2010
My 4th marathon is in the books. It was the toughest yet. Thank you to all of the runners and supporters. Without you, I couldn’t have done it. Steve Nolan ran Ebenezer Church Road with me, Paul Groff ran all of Umstead Park. At the end of the race Rusty Sneeden and his family were there to support me.
All of the runners… 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 »
June 3, 2010
June 4, 2010
Please come out and stand along the travel route to show your support for a convoy of Military Personell returning home to Central New York from Afghanistan!
We will be meeting at the Northbound Welcome Center on Rt 81 at 3 pm.
Fly your flags, wield posters, wave your hands, and salute the troops as they pass.
Let them know we appreciate every sactrice they’ve made for us.
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