Dan DeRosa - DWRunning

DWRunning Tenure:

Joined in July 2019


5k: 17:58, 8k: 29:15, 10M: 1:01:35, Half Marathon: 1:22:16, Marathon: 2:59:28

Primary Focus:


Motivation to Run:

I run because I enjoy being around others. Because of running I have had the opportunity meet so many nice people and make a lot of great friends. Whether it's during workouts or races, I enjoy seeing them every time. I don't regret the decision I made to enter the sport of running.

Proudest Race:

2:59:28 2018 Berlin Marathon. My first sub-three race.

Running Start:

2010ish. Before then I thought people who ran were crazy.

Motivation When Hurting During a Race or Workout:

I try not to think of how many miles are left. I tell myself you have 10 minutes or 15 minutes of running left. If its the last 5k in a race I think about what that distance is on one of my training runs from home. I tell myself "you just have to run the track and back". It helps me get through the tough parts of a race.


Mountains or Ocean?:

Both. I enjoy the mountains and sitting on the beach.

Tea or Coffee?:


Early Bird or Night Owl?:

Night owl

Chocolate or Vanilla?:


Bolded PRs are PRs run while training with DWRunning.