John DeBisceglie

John DeBisceglie
United States
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FCA Ragnar

Runner Spotlight

March 16, 2018

We are Rangarians, We are FCA

I run for HOPE!

I started to run late in life and finished my very first race, a 5K in 2013. Since then I participate in a

number of 5k’s, 10k’s, half marathons, a Ragnar in 2017, and completed my first marathon in

November 2017. I was very excited when FCA announced their first Ragnar team. I signed up

immediately knowing that this race is more than just another run… or another three runs for that

matter. I am running this race for HOPE.

Sometimes hope is in little supply. Challenges and obstacles can seem more impending when there is

little hope. But what I have learned through running is that hope can take you just a little further than

you expected. This is why I am running for FCA. FCA means HOPE to me. I see everyday as a chance to

provide a little HOPE to our clients, parents, and families that we work with. Its that HOPE we provide

that I wish will encourage our client to keep going, to get a little further into their dreams and closer to

their goals.

Favorite Race Distance: 13.1 miles/Half Marathon

Favorite Race to date: Ragnar 2017, Charlotte Marathon 2017, and Twilight Zone Tower of Terror 10

Miler 2015.

Favorite Running Powerson: My Body by Young The Giant

Favorite Recovery Meal: Peanut Butter Cup Smoothie - 1 cup milk (non-fat or almond milk), 1 banana,

1 tablespoon peanut butter, two teaspoons Cocoa powder, I cup kale or spinach.

Favorite Running Mantra: “Little bit harder, little bit more, little bit further than you gone before”


Favorite Thing to Think About During Boring Runs: I try to remember a location, vacation or place I

visited in the past and try to remember the details about the experience. My favorites are a visit the

the Roman Forum in Italy and ocean vacations.

Other Hobbies: Playing guitar, seeing live music, playing baseball and football, coaching sports, and


Good Quote: “What’s the point in calling shots, the que ain’t straight in line, que ball’s made of

styrofoam, and no one got the time” Garcia Hunter



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Family & Children's Aid, Inc.

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