The Databar Events Team


Tony Phillippi - Associate/Race Director (ext. 205)

Tony ran track and played soccer in school. After a short hiatus from running, he returned to the running world. In May of 2003, Tony and two friends started the now largest marathon running club in the world called the Marathon Maniacs and in 2009 the Half Fanatics was created. The running clubs now have a combined total of over 34,000 members. In 2006 Tony teamed up with Databar Inc. to create Databar Events! Tony has run all distances including over 280 marathons and is a 9-time Ironman finisher. Tony also has been directing races for over 13 years and he is a USATF course certifier. He enjoys training with friends, traveling to races, and a good burger and beer after a marathon!


Lance Docken - Associate/Race Director (ext. 253)

'83 Eagle Scout
'85 Puyallup High grad. XC and Track lover.
'86 Private pilots license acquired.
'86 Real Estate license acquired.
'87 Green River CC grad. XC and Track scholarship runner.
'89 Completed church mission and studied French.
'93 Central Washington University grad. XC scholarship runner.
'93 Started working at Databar.
'98 Ran and won election to Edgewood city council position #1.
'01 President of Edgewood Kiwanis
'05 National Saucony sponsored runner.
'05 Ran first marathon (L.A.).
'06 Started racing for Fleet Feet Bonney Lake.
'10 Completed first Ironman.
'11 President of IRC running Club.
'11 Secretary of Swiss Sportsmen’s Club of Tacoma.