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Staff Spotlight

Phil Anderson

 

“Staff Spotlight” is a recurring feature that showcases the Stroke Network’s terrific volunteer staff.

 

This month, the spotlight is on Phil Anderson, a member of the Stroke Network’s Board of Directors. Phil is a stroke survivor who lives in Bel Air, Maryland. Here are some interesting facts you may not know about him.

 

Favorite hobbies: Running and organizing races

 

Other hobbies: Biking, skiing, gardening and doing projects around the house

 

Secret talent: He can dance pretty well.

 

His most memorable vacation: After he retired from the banking industry, he and his wife rented a house in Ireland for five weeks.

 

People would be surprised to learn that: He once lived in Vietnam for one year.

 

The most unusual thing he’s ever done: When he turned 50 years of age, he ran 50K (31 miles) for five days in a row, all by himself.

 

He thinks he has a green thumb because: He has six (!) gardens.

 

Best thing that ever happened to him: To get married to his wonderful wife, Carol, 41 years ago

 

Totally surprising fact about him: He’s done 38 marathons and 79 ultra-marathons, and next year, he’ll hit a milestone of running 40,000 miles!

 

Song that defines the “soundtrack″ of his life: “Life is a Highway”

 

Favorite book: “Born To Run”

 

 

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