June 2014-Robert & Bunny Robertson

June 2014-Robert & Bunny Robertson Robert Robertson I’m originally from the Sisseton Wahpeton Sioux Tribe; Bunny is from the Rosebud Sioux Tribe. We grew up in the Rapid City area. We have two children and two granddaughters. I am Active Duty South Dakota Army National Guard, and Bunny works for Rural American Initiatives. We enjoy…

April 2014-Mari Ascherin

April 2014-Mari Ascherin Mari’s hometown is Pierre, SD. She and her husband Mark moved to Rapid City (from Mitchell, SD) in 2012. Both are outdoor enthusiasts and spend their time running, hiking, biking, and four wheeling – with their 3 dogs (Dakota, Buck and Maddie). Mari works in the field of Occupational Health, Safety and…

February 2014-Kerri Kinzell

February 2014-Kerri Kinzell Kerri Kinzell joined the Black Hills Runners Club in April of 2012. She holds a MSW degree in Social Work from the University of Wyoming and started employment at the Crisis Care Center in Rapid City in March 2012. The Center is affiliated with Behavior Management Systems. Her work schedule was 24 hours…

November 2013-Roger Peabody

November 2013-Roger Peabody The Runner’s Club has Members in Gillette Too. The Black Hills Runner’s Club is an open club, meaning that if you pay your dues, no matter where you live, you can belong. Roger Peabody from Gillette, WY is one such member. He joined three-years ago and takes in several Black Hills area…

May 2013-Joyce Sauer

May 2013-Joyce Sauer This soft-spoken gal does it all. She has climbed rocks, crawled through caves, jumped out of a plane, is a tough mudder, is a rogaine competitor, does the Trail Series and tops it all off with a marathon or two. Joyce Sauer as seen here is willing to try about anything or…

April 2013-Jeremy Deuter

April 2013-Jeremy Deuter If you are ever involved in an automobile accident on the Pine Ridge Reservation, you won’t have far to run for help. For over four-years Jeremy Deuter has worked as an EMT on the Pine Ridge Reservation. He followed in his father’s footsteps and worked as a firefighter after high school, which…

March 2013-Dennis Meier

March 2013-Dennis Meier If you haven’t had the opportunity to meet Dennis, you are missing out. A native of ND, Dennis and his lovely wife, Connie, moved to Rapid City in 1993. By that time, Dennis had spent 21 years as an administrator in healthcare. When they moved to Rapid, he started a home-health agency, which…

February 2012-Tom Katus

February 2012-Tom Katus Member Spotlight: Tom Katus is a longtime member and supporter of the Black Hills Runners Club. Tom, for many years, was the Editor of our newsletter and ‘high-lighted’ many members during his tenure. Tom is very active in the Black Hills community, including both local and state politics also serving in the…

April 2011-Emily Wheeler

April 2011-Emily Wheeler Emily Wheeler is the Vice President of BHRC. She handles membership (doubled it in 2010), maintains the calendar and sets up events at Active.com. Emily has 2 young children (which is why we rarely get to see her on Wed PM’s), runs regularly with her pal Nicole and she recently ran the…