Author Archives: Mike N

About Mike N

Mike Neifert is an avid runner and cyclist who lives on the plains of Kansas. He works out mostly in the early morning hours before the sun comes up. He drags his wife and kids along on runs and rides whenever he can. He's run a 50K, but not a marathon. He wants to ride 200 miles in a day sometime soon and plans to run 100 miles in less than 24 hours in November 2012.

dailymiler of the week: Martin P.

Every few weeks we pick one inspiring dailymiler to be featured on the blog. This gives us a chance to learn the stories of members of the dailymile community. Check out past dailymiler’s of the week or nominate a dailymiler for a future post! This week, the spotlight is on Martin Parnell. What did you do in 2010? During the 365 days that made up that year, Martin Parnell ran 250 marathons and raised $320,000 for the children’s charity, Right To Play. He remembers … Continue reading

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dailymiler of the week: Marty B.

Every few weeks we pick one inspiring dailymiler to be featured on the blog. This gives us a chance to learn the stories of members of the dailymile community. Check out past dailymiler’s of the week or nominate a dailymiler for a future post! Years ago, when Marty Burian was training for his first marathon, a dailymile friend named Oblivion introduced him to the idea of running the last mile of a run faster than all others. Burian latched onto the idea and … Continue reading

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dailymiler of the week: Mike F.

Every few weeks we pick one inspiring dailymiler to be featured on the blog. This gives us a chance to learn the stories of members of the dailymile community. Check out past dailymilers of the week or nominate a dailymiler for a future post! On November 2, 2011, Mike Federle’s life changed dramatically when his wife of 30 years unexpectedly passed away.  Running after that day was the constant along with the support of dailymile Friends and others that sustained him through the difficult … Continue reading

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dailymiler of the week: Lou Ann Williams

Every week we pick one inspiring dailymiler to be featured on the blog. This gives you a chance to learn the stories of members of the dailymile community. Check out past dailymiler’s of the week. Do you know someone that would be a great dailymiler? Nominate them! 52-year-old Lou Ann Williams has the right attitude when it comes to running success. She never compares herself to others. Instead she measures achievement in terms of self-improvement. “I don’t expect to be … Continue reading

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dailymiler of the week: Jim Wackett

Every week we pick one inspiring dailymiler to be featured on the blog. This gives you a chance to learn the stories of members of the dailymile community. Check out past dailymiler’s of the week. Do you know someone that would be a great dailymiler? Nominate them! When Jim Wackett, a.k.a JayDub, finished competing in his first ultra marathon, The North Face 100, a few weeks ago, he was amazed at how well he felt. Even though he only made … Continue reading

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dailymiler of the week, Jake Castonia

Every week we pick one inspiring dailymiler to be featured on the blog. This gives you a chance to learn the stories of members of the dailymile community. Check out past dailymiler’s of the week. Do you know someone that would be a great dailymiler? Nominate them! Jake Castonia dreams of qualifying for Kona someday. It’s number one on his bucket list. For now he’s racing and loving the 70.3 triathlon distance. “I think it’s the perfect distance for the … Continue reading

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dailymiler of the week: Mike C.

Every week we pick one inspiring dailymiler to be featured on the blog. This gives you a chance to learn the stories of members of the dailymile community. Check out past dailymiler’s of the week. Do you know someone that would be a great dailymiler? Nominate them! Mike Croy, better known as Dirt Dawg, ran his first marathon in Detroit in 1999. The race finished on first base in the old Tiger Stadium. Mike will never forget running across that … Continue reading

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dailymiler of the week – Sara M.

Every week we pick one inspiring dailymiler to be featured on the blog. This gives you a chance to learn the stories of members of the dailymile community. Check out past dailymiler’s of the week. Do you know someone that would be a great dailymiler? Nominate them! Sara M tipped the scales at 310 pounds the day she visited the doctor and was told she was fat. The shock she felt as she heard that “F” word snapped her out … Continue reading

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dailymiler of the week – Leeanne F.

Every week we pick one inspiring dailymiler to be featured on the blog. This gives you a chance to learn the stories of members of the dailymile community. Check out past dailymiler’s of the week. Do you know someone that would be a great dailymiler? Nominate them! The fact that Leeanne Field dreams of hiring a Winnebago and heading off with her husband and dogs to run around Australia tells you something about the kind of woman this Yorkshire-born woman … Continue reading

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dailymiler of the week: Brent P.

Every week we pick one inspiring dailymiler to be featured on the blog. This gives you a chance to learn the stories of members of the dailymile community. Check out past dailymiler’s of the week. Do you know someone that would be a great dailymiler? Nominate them! What does a normal person do on a cold, wintery night? Grab a book. Build a fire. Make hot chocolate. Relax. That’s all fine and good if that’s your thing. But don’t expect … Continue reading

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