Compete 4 CMV Spotlight: Jeff Rich

Compete 4 CMV Spotlight: Jeff Rich

Do you have a personal connection to the National CMV Foundation?

Yes - I met John and Kristen Spytek over 15 years ago, also had the opportunity to meet and spend time with Evelyn Spytek before her untimely passing.

How did you learn about National CMV Foundation?

The Spyteks

What motivated you to sign up as a Compete 4 CMV runner?

Watching the work the Spyteks are doing through the foundation has allowed the spirit of Evelyn to carry on along with raising awareness.

How would you describe your running style?

Constant struggle

Have you run a marathon before?


What’s your favorite marathon memory to date?

Grandma’s Marathon in Duluth, Minnesota.

Do you run with music or without? If with, what artist or song is a must have on your marathon playlist? 

With music – Imagine Dragons

What are you most excited about when it comes to the NYC Marathon?


What are your fundraising tactics?

Social media – family and friends 

What keeps you busy when you’re not marathon training?

3 kids under 5

Do you have a message for our National CMV Foundation community?

Thanks for all your support!

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