Saturday, March 03, 2012

The 2012 Robert and Linda Mathis Memorial Run

I wasn't able to make the hopefully-first-of-many Mathis memorial fun runs last weekend thanks to a stomach virus. Peter Lubber's did a fantastic job chronicling a great day put on by Jennifer Lee Dicus, Aaron Summerhays, and many others. Be sure to check out his story., complete with words and memories shared by Race Directors and runners alike. You can also still donate to the Robert and Linda Mathis Foundation, where proceeds go to families surviving DUI accidents.
(Family members of Robert and Linda release balloons at the start of the run, photo courtesy of Peter Lubbers)
I did swing by and post a makeshift memorial at the spot where they were last seen alive in Incline Village, NV. It says, "Make Your Life An Inspired Journey. Today, hundreds of runners celebrated your lives on the trails you shared with open hearts. We miss you."

And we do miss you both.

- SD


  1. What a truly beautiful way to remember a couple of incredible people & runners!

  2. Hi,
    I'm Linda's mom. because of health issues I was unable to attend the run. My other youngsters were there along with some of my grandchildren.
    Peter's blog was a wonderful tribute to them.
    I thank you, Scott, for the remembrance at Incline Village. Marlys

  3. Wonderful memorial, Scott. The Inov-8 shoes are a nice touch--probably one of the many, many pairs you won in their races!

    Marlys: our heartfelt condolences.

  4. It was such a great day out there being reunited with many friends. A very fitting tribute to a wonderful couple.

  5. That's so lovely, It seems you had a great time. The two of you had a good memories their indeed.

    VZ 58

  6. I would like to make this an annual event. Thanks to everyone who shared the day with us. I miss my friends so much. <3


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