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Dan Burk
Dan Burk
Westland, MI
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Who am I? The first step is always the hardest. That is true, but I also find to be even more true that trying to retake the first step is the hardest. Greetings. I'm Dan from Spare Tire Running. What started in 2013 as a group of friends sharing time running races has turned into a journey for myself and the others too. Through our website (www.sparetirerunning.com), Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, and Twitter I chronicle my story. So where to begin? My story begins many years ago as I joined the Cross Country Team as a freshman because I promised a friend I would do it if they did it. Well, I was always an athlete and played multiple sports growing up. Picture this as a freshman runner, I was a little over 5 feet tall and 98lbs. Throughout my four years of high school, I ran to keep in shape for Wrestling. I enjoyed Cross Country and Loved running the 2-Mile Relay, but my love was with Wrestling. I went on to wrestle in college. Running took a back seat. Before I knew it, I was getting old, had 2 kids, and became fat. I graduated High School at 125lbs. Got Married at 180lbs. At my heaviest I was 280lbs. Since started running in 2013 I have weighed anywhere between 225lbs and 280lbs. Being a Big Runner is something that many don't understand and a few can change. I want to be one of those who can change. One thing I have realized is that I won't be able to change on my own. I need you. I need help.

Occupation

Principal by Day, Fat Guy Athlete by Night

Incentivized Affiliations

Adventure Team SNB 2023

Activities

Running and Cycling

Height

5 foot 10 inches

Weight

240lbs

Shoe

10.5

Shirt

XXL

Pant

XL / 40 Waist 30/32 Length

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