Our Staff


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Our staff at Gallagher Fitness Resources is ready to serve you. We listen to your stories. We are genuinely interested in your goals and helping you chase your personal dreams, whether you consider yourself new to fitness, a walker, an occasional jogger or a committed runner. We have all been runners for a lot of years. Here’s a bit of background on each of us.

Bob Ray with GFR since 1997

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Salem Running Route: Jackson Hill/South Salem

Workout: Currently just any run. Previously 5×800 with 200m recovery.

Training Shoe: Brooks Ghost; Racing Shoe: Scott T2

Socks: Balega

Running Fuel: Gu Gel

Running Accessory: Basic Running Watch

Food: Dark Chocolate

Local Race: Cascade Half Marathon

Inspirational Running Quotation: “Running is an experiment of one.”


High School: Pacific HS in Port Orford, OR

College: Linfield (BA, Communications/Business)


Track: Mile (4:18). 3000M (8:26). 3000 Steeple (9:01). 5000M (14:47).

Road: 8K (23:42). 10K (29:58). 15K (46:34). Half Marathon (1:07:30). Marathon (2:20:55).

Susan Gallagher with GFR since 1997, Co-Owner



Salem Running Route: Minto Brown soft surface trails

Workout: 18-minute tempo run followed by six 30-second pickups.

Training Shoe: Saucony Ride, New Balance 1080

Racing Shoe: Saucony Ride

Socks: Feetures Elite

Running Fuel: Hammer Mountain Huckleberry Gel

Running Accessory: Trigger Point Therapy tools and KT Tape

Food: Avocado and duck

Local Race: Silver Falls Trail Half Marathon

Inspirational Running Quotation: Leave your ego at the door.


High School: Kearney Catholic HS in Kearney, Nebraska

College: Kansas University (BS, Occupational Therapy)


Track: 800 (2:10). 1500 (4:26). Mile (4:49). 3000M (9:53). 4K (XC) (13:52). 5K (XC) (16:56).

Road: 6K (XC) (20:48). 8K (28:13). 10K (36:28). Half Marathon (1:26). Marathon (3:34).

John Gallagher with GFR since 1993, Founder/Co-Owner



Salem Running Route: Minto Brown; Riverfront+Wallace Marine Loop

Workout: Weds Night Minutes workout with Team GFR.

Training Shoe: New Balance Vazee Pace, Hoka One One Clifton, Saucony Freedom

Racing Shoe: New Balance Zante

Socks: Feetures Elite and Swiftwick

Running Fuel: Hammer Nutrition products

Running Accessory: Compression calf sleeves + Garmin 210

Food: Roasted vegetables and grilled salmon.

Local Race: Cascade Half Marathon + Bush Pk XC Series

Inspirational Running Quotation: Sometimes we overthink this whole running thing. Really. . .it’s just left, right, repeat. It’s quite simple.


High School: St. Edward HS in Lakewood, Ohio

College: University of Notre Dame (BA, Program of Liberal Studies/Humanities)


Track: 800 (1:57). 1500 (4:05). Mile (4:20). 5000M (15:07). 10000M (31:51).

Road: 5K (15:11). 8K (24:48). 10K (32:18). 15K (49:05). Half Marathon (1:09:09). Marathon (2:33:35)

Reagan Davis with GFR since 2017


Salem Running Route: South Salem or Riverfront and the bridges

Workout: Distance running and volleyball!

Training Shoe: Saucony Ride

Socks: Balega

Running Fuel: Huma Chia Energy Gels and Mint Chocolate Honey Stinger Waffles

Running Accessory: Mace and Hydroflask

Food: Hummus and pretzels

Local Race: Soon

Inspirational Running Quotation: “If you don’t tell yourself you’re adorable at least once a day, you’re doing something wrong.” – Carly Eberly, December 20, 2017



High School: Dallas High School in Dallas, OR

College: Corban University (Psychology)


Track: Mile (6:38)

Road: 5K (22:23), 10K (48:31), Half Marathon (1:56)


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