An avid runner, Ty has spoken at several marathons and sat on expert-running panels. His passion for running has enabled him to see parts of the world not normally visited by tourists from being lost on runs in the polluted streets in south Lima to completing the 116-mile Trans-Rockies Run. Having coached track & field at the collegiate level for more than nine years he gained clientele ranging from Olympians to professional football (NFL) players; additionally he has trained more than 500 first-time runners through the marathon distance.
As an Emmy Award-winning journalist Ty promotes the positive effects of education, travel, exercise and an overall healthy lifestyle.
_1st place Kaua'i Marathon Relay _ Kaua'i, HI (2011) _1st place Mardi Gras Marathon Relay _ New Orleans, LA (2009) _1st place Little Rock Marathon Relay _ co-ed _ Little Rock, AR (2009) _1st place Bataan Memorial Marathon _ overall team _ White Sands, NM (2009) _1st place open team male - Air Force Marathon - Dayton, OH (2006, 05, 04), 1st place co-ed (2008) _1st place open team male - Marine Corps Marathon _ Washington D.C. (1999), 3rd place (2002, 2000) _1st place two-person relay - Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon (2004) _Course Record