Jim Carbary joined the Striders in 1978, just after the club got organized. He has served on the Board of Directors from 1986 through 2006. From 1986 to 1988 he headed up the Striders’ racing team. In 1987, he was Male Runner of the Year. And, in 1991, he was Male Masters Runner of the Year. His “PRs” include: 15:38 for 5K; 32:04 for 10K; 49:50 for 15K; 54:09 for 10 miles; and 2:46:47 in the Dallas White Rock Marathon. From 1987 – 1989, he teamed with Paul Sobus to direct the weekly race series. In 1989, he took on the role of Editor of the newsletter, Footprints, which he continues through the present time. Not having quite enough on his plate, in 1999, Jim took on the role of Junior Striders coach and coordinator.