Goody is a native “Norfolkian” (Norfolk, Virginia) although his Army career moved him a few times around the country including a stint in Hawaii. He has been an active member of the Tidewater Striders for the past 2 decades. He supports his club in various ways including working every aspect of race management, leading aid station support for the club’s ultra marathon, serving as the club’s volunteer coordinator (past), and serving as the club’s Vice President for 4 years (past). In addition to supporting his own club’s events, Goody manages a water station at the Credit Union Cherry Blossom 10 Mile Run and is the overall water station manager for the Freedom Half Marathon. Goody is has attended numerous RRCA Conventions and supported the Tidewater Striders when they hosted the convention in 2002. He has served as the RRCA State Representative for Virginia since 2011. His personal running exploits have taken him around the country and abroad a few times as he and his wife pursue the 50 state marathon goal. Goody retired in 2008 from a career as a Nurse Anesthetist and he is also retired Major from the US Army. He is active in his community volunteering for the American Red Cross and the Norfolk Botanical Garden.