Richie is a Grove City High School graduate and an athletic scholarship recipient in track and cross country at Ohio University with a 10K PR of 29:46! He has been the coach of multiple state and national champions and U.S. Olympic Trials qualifiers. Richie wife, Leslie, is a Columbus Public school teacher, and a 1984 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials qualifier. Richie and Leslie enjoy spending time with their four beagles.
Kevin is a graduate of Columbus DeSales High School and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Natural Resources from the Ohio State University. He is a prolific marathoner, having run 94 marathons with a PR of 2:35. Kevin has run over 80 ultra-marathons including the Badwater 146 which leaves from Badwater in Death Valley, elevation - 282 feet, and finishers at the summit of Mt. Whitney, elevation 14,497 feet!
The FrontRunner Staff
The staff at FrontRunner is trained and professional, collectively drawing on over 350 years and more than 550,000 miles of running, which includes 500 plus marathons and ultramarathons. Their personal athletic commitments vary from running and fitness enthusiasts to former high school and collegiate athletes to marathoners and ultramarathoners. Most importantly, their vast and varied running backgrounds and 125 collective years of running store experience enables the staff to help you select the most appropriate shoes to fit your individual running or walking needs. They can also help you choose the best apparel and accessories for every challenge you meet