Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Loneliman 39.3

Yup!  You read the title of this post correctly.  Loneliman 39.3

Jeff Patterson - currently 38 years old
Do you see that guy to the right?  He may not look lonely. But, he will be a "loneliman" on June 17, 2017.  He will genuinely be lonely for 39.3 miles.

Jeff Patterson is a triathlete.  A triathlete participates in a Triathlon.

A triathlon is a multiple-stage competition involving the completion of three continuous and sequential endurance disciplines.  While many variations of the sport exist, triathlon, in its most popular form, involves swimming, cycling, and running in immediate succession over various distances.

Jeff is going to be the solo participant in a Triathlon for the benefit of Next Generation Ministries.  As the only triathlete he will be truly lonely as he swims for 1 mile, rides this bike for 32.1 miles, and concludes with a 6.2 mile run to celebrate his birthday ... his 39th!

Jeff is a husband, father, pastor, blogger, an endurance athlete.  He believes in the work of Next Generation Ministris.  He purposed to demonstrate that belief by turning his next birthday into a fundraising effort for the benefit of NGM.

Read the story and get the details at


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    1. Thank you Barbie for recognizing the importance of living life together for the glory of God and the advancement of the Gospel. People like Jeff enable people like me to do what we do. I'm so grateful.


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