march 2018

Featured Miler - chuck bendixen

Member: Chuck Bendixen

Nickname: Ummm? Chuck

Number of years as a Miler: 2 years      

Who introduced you to the Milers: John Rosania (Met at Masters Swimming)

Running Pet Peeve: Constant pile of nasty clothes

Most embarrassing running moment: John Rosania told me to meet this running group for my first run at Bob Meyer in January 2016.  I showed up (in shorts) but no one came. I thought John pulled one over on me, so I pranked his house.  Turns out the run was cancelled for snow and ice.  I don’t think he ever figured it out so don’t tell him! 

Favorite race distance: IRONMAN 140.6

Ideal running temperature: 90 plus – Love the boardwalk on a sunny summer day

Number of running pants you own: Haha – Still just one!

What do you do for a living: I work for Catalent – Package and distribute drug for clinical trials

Food weakness: New York Strip

Favorite movie / TV series: Gone with the Wind - Classic                

Dream vacation spot: Turks and Caicos

Celebrity crush: Susanna Hoffs – If you’re under 50, look it up

People say you look like: Russell Crowe

Favorite artist or group: Todes – Russian Ballet

Dream person to meet: Met her and about to Marry Her!

Secret hidden talent: Started college as a music major       

Favorite restaurant: Timmer’s on the Bay – On the lake I was raised in WI         

Favorite sport / team: Americas cup – “Oldest trophy in sports”  

Future running goal: Qualify for Boston