Want to Know Something About Our Staff?
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
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
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
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