Tony Hofmann is an endurance athlete, West Point graduate, qualified Army Ranger, retired colonel, author and founder of Team Leadville. A rebel at heart fueled by a Midwest spirit, he likes to challenge the status quo–with a sly grin–while seeking physical endeavors that require toughness and grit. As a running “professional enthusiast” entering his fourth decade of competition, he has completed over 40 marathons/ultras, including 12 (and counting) Boston Marathons as well as the legendary Leadville 100. A 26-year military veteran, Tony has combined his love of running with his passion to support noteworthy veteran causes, raising over $216,000 to date. In his day job he continues to serve as a public sector innovator and leader. Husband and father of three, his purpose is simple: inspire others to self-improvement through action and word.