Bill started running after both his son and his daughter had gone off to college. His first significant running accomplishment was the Virginia Beach Half Marathon in 2003, and he has finished that event in all but one year since. Bill's first Marathon was the Marine Corps Marathon in 2006. Since then, he has run 12 other Marathons, including Nottingham, England and Madrid, Spain. Bill has two Boston qualifiers and has completed the JFK 50-mile ultra-marathon twice.