HHM Runner Stories

HHM Runner: Cameron Crane

19 Sep 2016 Posted by admin in HHM Runner Stories

Cameron Crane was the overall winner of the first Hero Half Marathon in 2014!! What an accomplishment!  Read Cameron’s story below!When did you start running? I started running in Junior high school when I could run the fastest mile in my gym class, so I joined the…

HHM Runners: Brittney and Grant Skelton

12 Sep 2016 Posted by admin in HHM Runner Stories

Brittney & Grant ran the Hero Half Marathon in 2015!  We love seeing couples running together and showing their children how fun it is to be active!When did you start running? We’ve both always been athletic but never pursued running until 5 years ago when Brittney ran…

HHM Runner: Julie Andreasen

05 Sep 2016 Posted by admin in HHM Runner Stories

Runner Julie Andreasen traveled all the way from Springville, UT to run the 2015 Hero Half Marathon!! Read her story below…When did you start running? I started running in high school. I was on the cross country and track teams because my older sister (Crystal-who I ran…

HHM Runner: Jennifer Elzey

29 Aug 2016 Posted by admin in HHM Runner Stories

Learn about HHM Runner Jennifer Elzey: Jennifer was the first person to sign up for the 2016 Hero Half Marathon- even before we announced that registration was open!When did you start running? I started running in 2014 when a co-worker of mine suggested we try the…

HHM Runner: Caleb Eytcheson

22 Aug 2016 Posted by admin in HHM Runner Stories

Caleb is a firefighter with the Ponca City Fire Department and ran the Hero Half Marathon in 2015!When did you start running? I started running in high school during baseball my senior year I got in trouble and my coach had me run 10 miles a day…

HHM Runner: Katie Helms

15 Aug 2016 Posted by admin in HHM Runner Stories

The first female Hero Half Marathon winner Katie Helms is just as funny as she is athletic! Read her interview below. This is Katie at the 50K in White Rock a couple years ago.When did you start running and how did you get into it?I played sports in…

Firefighter Challenge

11 Jul 2016 Posted by admin in HHM Runner Stories

Every year, the Hero Half Marathon coincides with Fire Safety Awareness Week and includes a 9/11 Memorial to commemorate the sacrifices made then and now by firefighters, law enforcement, and first responders.The heroes of our country are why we do what we do.It’s no surprise then…