Alex Gonzalez - DWRunning

DWRunning Tenure:

Joined in April 2015


5k: 17:40, 8k: 30:02, 10k: 39:02, 10M: 1:02:47, Half Marathon: 1:22:50, Marathon: 3:00:51, 50k: 4:49:01, 50M: 7:27:17

Primary Focus:


Motivation to Run:

To be as fit as possible and because I enjoy how it makes me feel.

Pre-Race Meal:

Oatmeal covered in nuts, banana and dried fruit, or if I am in a hurry, oatmeal and peanut butter.

Running Start:

I decided to run the Chicago Marathon with some friends as a challenge. I only trained for 7 weeks. It was a horrible decision but it got me hooked.

Favorite Part of Running:

Using up all my energy during a workout or run and rewarding myself with coffee or a smoothie or maybe a doughnut.

Motivation when hurting during a race or workout:

My teammates. And Paul's yelling.

Favorite Part of Being a DWRunner:

The endless banter during long runs and Dan's energy.


Mountains or Ocean?:


Tea or Coffee?:


Early Bird or Night Owl?:

Early bird

Chocolate or Vanilla?:



Bolded PRs are PRs run while training with DWRunning.