The Peninsula Pacers have been organizing some of the top-rated events in Wisconsin for 10 years. Founded in 2008, this dedicated team puts on the Door County Half Marathon, Door County Beer Festival, Peninsula Century Spring Classic and Fall Challenge rides, the Hey Hey 5k, and the Door County Pond Hockey Tournament.
Brian Fitzgerald has been a potter in Door County for 20 years. An avid outdoor enthusiast, Brian loves to ski, run and bike throughout the peninsula with his wife, Tracey, and his two children, Ben and Abbey , and just about anyone he can convince to join him for an “easy” ride or run.
Eliot is constantly searching for new ways to enhance life in Door County for residents and visitors alike.
He founded the Peninsula Pulse newspaper in 1996 and has been an integral part of the Door County community ever since. The publisher of Door County Living magazine and co-founder of the Peninsula Pacers, the organizers of the Door County Half Marathon, Door County Beer Festival, Peninsula Century, and the Door County Pond Hockey Tournament, Eliot served as the Chairman of the Door County Visitor Bureau, serves on the Door Community Auditorium Board, Door County Triathlon, and is the Chairman of the Door County Community Foundation.
Myles Dannhausen relishes his role telling the stories of the Door County Half Marathon and the people who participate in it. Now a Chicago resident, he is a freelance writer and digital media consultant and writes about running and silent sports for Running Times, Silent Sports, and Chicago Athlete. His work has also appeared in All About Beer, Wisconsin People & Ideas, Gapersblock, and several other publications.
The 3-time marathon finisher and Door County native is a contributing editor for the Peninsula Pulse and Door County living, where he wrote for eight years before moving to Chicago.