September 25, 2023

“I’ve solely had two treadmills in my lifetime,” Lawson mentioned. “I used to be very pleased with the previous self-driven treadmill. It did every part I wanted it to do for coaching. I’d grease up the joint areas in about six locations yearly and it by no means failed, however once we moved to Tennessee I felt it was lastly time for a brand new one.

“I’m very choosy about what I purchase and I did plenty of analysis when it was time to search for a brand new treadmill. For the cash, the 3G Cardio is one of the best. It’s actually, actually good.”

Dan Lawson mentioned he most appreciates the 3G Cardio Elite Runner’s sturdiness and ease.

“I’m an older man and I’m not into the video screens and all of the bells and whistles,” Lawson mentioned. “I get on a treadmill as a result of I would like it quiet and I would like it stable.

“I don’t need it to shake, it must be easy. I would like to have the ability to put the miles on. It has the guts price monitor that I take advantage of and all the essential readouts and that’s all I actually need. It’s rated to work for somebody who weighs as much as 400 kilos and it’s a lot stable. I additionally actually just like the belt motion, cushioned mattress and the motor is a lot sturdy sufficient for interval coaching. It’s very nice to have the ability to have the 3G Treadmill through the winter months, or different occasions I’m not capable of run outdoors.”

The 3G Cardio Elite Runner Treadmill is a full-size, industrial high quality machine that sells for 1000’s lower than comparable fashions. It’s 3G’s largest and finest mannequin, taking on a footprint of 84 inches (size) x 35 1-2 (width).

The Elite Runner has a 22-inch x 62 operating floor that options an upgraded Ortho Flex Shock suspension system, a 12-mph max velocity powered by a 4.0 HP motor, excellent leisure and programming choices and top-of-the-line warranties within the class.


On January 13, 2023, Lawson was inducted into the Mercer County (Illinois) Sports activities Corridor of Fame.

A 1974 Aledo H.S. graduate, Lawson broke college information for all three distance races (880, 1-mile and 2-mile).

At Colorado State College, Lawson was a member of the nationally ranked cross nation group and in addition competed in center and lengthy distance races on the monitor group.

Lawson has been an elite street racer since graduating from faculty, specializing in 5K and 10K races. He has additionally discovered the time to run a number of marathons.

He was named the Illinois Runner of the Yr by the US of America Observe and Discipline group in 1991.

For a number of years, Lawson was sponsored by varied shoe corporations resembling Nike, Reebok, Saucony, Etonic, Mizuno and Brooks, whereas competing all through the nation in lots of the high street races. He positioned within the high 20 within the Bix 7 street race and received the Masters Division in 1997 and 1998. He’s additionally the holder of 11 completely different Illinois and Kansas grasp street racing information.