Team Dykeman at the Myrtle Beach 1/2 Marathon

February 21, 2011

Andrew Bateman
Hello Runners,

Julie, Rusty Sneeden, Angel Mercer, and Damon Yudichek all ran the Myrtle Beach !/2 Marathon on Saturday. We represented Team Dykeman very well. Damon was the first to cross the finish well under 2 hours. Way to go stud! Then myself, Julie and Rusty. Julie did awesome, she will be able to post even better times at the next race. I better watch out. My very special friend Angel Mercer wanted to run with us, she works out all the time but runs very little. Well, SHE DID IT. She completed the Half. This was her first. Awesome!

We had a small after party, where we ate Oysters and had Bloody Mary’s to Celebrate!

This Wednesday is the sign up day for the Marine Corp Marathon. I would recommend signing up on the first day. The race will fill up pretty quick. Please spread the word about Team Dykeman Runners. Recruit runners to join us.

Please don’t forget to Friend Team Dykeman on Facebook.

Send emails to the group on Wednesday day to let everyone know that you are signed up.

I am not a Marine, But i run for one!

Always Faithful!

Cousin Andrew Bateman

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Andrew Finishes his 4th Marathon

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.

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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


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