About Us





I went to The Citadel and she went to University of Georgia

Personal History

Both retired Military Veterans with service all over this great planet.

Sean discovered running following ankle reconstructive surgery.

Competed and finished 1998 US Army Best Ranger Competition

Started Thumbs Up Runners LLC in 2015- A Social Media tool for runners

  • Race Sponsor for the 2016 JCU 10K at Fort Bragg, NC

Race Ambassador for the All American Marathon (Fort Bragg/Fayetteville)

Running Ambassador for Honey Stinger and INKnBURN Apparel

Married w/ 5 dogs


Sean’s Running History

Over 50 races in 2 years

Army Ten Miler finisher 2008-2014 (2009 Balad Iraq)

Never ran Half Marathon or greater before 2015

2015 ran 4 Marathons (New Jersey, Delaware, Chicago, Aspen)

2016 ran 5 Marathons (Houston, Los Angeles, Shamrock, Revel Rockies, Leadville)

Two time Leadville 100 finisher: 2015- 29:40; 2016 29:12

25+ Half Marathons completed in 2 years

10+ Ultra Races (https://ultrasignup.com/results_participant.aspx?fname=Sean&lname=Cook)

1 DNF with a great story!


Sean’s Running Achievements

5K- 20:34 Flying Pirate 5K/half Marathon 2015

10 Miles- 1:12:51 Army Ten Miler 2012

Half Marathon- 1:35:34 Yuengling Half Marathon 2016

Marathon-  3:50:03 Aspen Valley 2015

Completed King Neptune Challenge at 2015 Yuengling Marathon

  • 8K Saturday, Half Marathon sub 1:45 then run Marathon directly after Sunday

50K: Quest for the Crest 11:42:31 (The most rewarding 50K)

100 Miles: 29:12 in the 2016 Leadville 100 Trail Race

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