Marine Corp Marathon XXXVI

January 26, 2011

From Kevin Handly

MCM XXXVI Registration opens Feb. 23, 2011. The race date is Oct. 30. Put both of these dates on your calendars NOW. Registration is expected to close very quickly this year, based on what happened in Boston.

Had the privilege of running a couple of loops around the Boston Common last night with Bill Rodgers, 4-time winner of both the Boston and the New York Marathons. He was giving a bunch of us charity runners some tips on running Boston. What a great guy!

If you want a good general guide to running that is good for your family as well as you to use, I recommend Rodgers’ A Complete Idiot’s Guide to Running. It’s in its 3rd edition, newly out in paperback. Lots of helpful tips and concepts without getting too technical, like so many of the running guides do.

It’s been mighty cold up here training at 5 a.m. in (literally) subzero temps. This Saturday’s long run will be 15 miles. So far no frost bite, no lung bite and no injuries. Extreme caution required, however.

Very pumped for the Annual Team Dykeman MCM event.

Hoo Rah!

Kevin


Rusty Sneeden says it best!

November 3, 2010

Andrew ,

         We wish you luck this weekend , our heart and soul will be with you all the way !!  Congrats Kevin Handly and Steve Nolan as well . 

Andrew , Captain Phil would be so proud of you !!  I just want to raise my hand to you guys with a toast and say Thank You !!  It is the small things in life that we do that leaves our legacy behind and it is things like this that bring the good out in People and also makes People be better and want to be better ! As you are running hard and feeling like you are not going to finish and you ask yourself why am I doing this , I want you to think about the other thoughts that you are putting in other peoples minds about the good that we all have in us . Even though some of us do not run you are filling our hearts with warmth , envy and respect !!!   Keep up the good will and keep that smile on your face . 

We support you 110%  .

Know this Guys , what you do is not taken lightly and the Example you set is above and beyond what words can say !

Sincerely ,

Rusty Sneeden


Team Dykeman represented at the 35th Marine Corp Marathon

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 »


Kick Off to City of Oaks Marathon…

October 27, 2010

Hello Everybody,

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 »


Marathon Season is here…2 planned for the Fall!

September 29, 2010

Hello Everybody,

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!

Always Faithful,

Cousin Andrew Bateman


June 4th – Join Us and Welcome Home Heroes from Afghanistan

June 3, 2010

Heroes Homecoming

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.

Any questions feel free to e-mail us kathrynshoults@aol.com or asrs0812@windstream.net

 


Team Dykeman goes 17 for 17!

October 27, 2009

What a weekend! This past Sunday Team Dykeman entered 17 runners into the 2009 Marine Corp Marathon. All running to honor the memory of Capt. Phil. I am most please to announce that all 17 runners completed the 26.2 miles. Way to go team! Read the rest of this entry »


Marine Corp Marathon – Announcement Letter!

October 20, 2009

Dear Friends and Family,

As many of you know, my friend and cousin, Captain Philip J Dykeman, USMC, was killed in action on June 26, 2008, while serving our country in Iraq. Phil died at the young age of 38 leaving behind his wife of 10 years, 3 children – Austin, 10; Emilee, 8; Ashley, 8 – and an extended family stretching across the country that miss him dearly with every passing day. Read the rest of this entry »


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