Join us for the Let Me Run Charlotte 5k on Nov 22, 2014!
This race will be held at the Blythe Elementary School (12202 Hambright Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078) at 2PM. It is an afternoon race benefiting Let Me Run, a program that inspires boys through the power of running to be courageous enough to be themselves, to build healthy relationships, and to live an active lifestyle.
Grand Marshal: Mike Lenhart
In December 2006, Mike Lenhart founded The Getting2Tri Foundation (G2T) with the goal of integrating individuals with physical disabilities into their local communities. G2T uses the sports’ disciplines of swimming, cycling, running, racing wheelchair, and hand-cycle as the vehicles for accomplishing this mission. The organization is 100% volunteer-based.
Mike is a 1990 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point (NY) and earned his Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Georgia State University in Atlanta in 2001. He spent seven years on active duty as an Infantry officer in the US Army highlighted by a company command in the historic 82nd Airborne Division. Mike has held operations and sales positions for prominent companies over a period of nearly 20 years since leaving the military. Newly married in August 2014, Mike is transitioning into new technology career opportunities in the Charlotte area.
In his role as president of Getting2Tri, Mike executes the foundation’s vision of extending its reach to a world-wide audience through annual national paratriathlete training camps, online education, and the connecting of disabled individuals with skilled resources in their local communities. Lastly, Mike is the current chairman of the USA Paratriathlon Committee, a subordinate group to the Board of Directors, USA Triathlon. As chairman, Mike leads the continued focus of furthering the sport of paratriathlon through recruitment, education, and outreach, particularly at grass-roots, community levels.