Dave Crockett

Club Member Since 11/25/2012


“run steep, runfast”

City: Church Hill State: TN

Favorite Shoe: Asics Size: 12

Age: 65.4 years old

Marital Status: married

Family members:
2 sons

What I do for work:
biomechanist, work physiologgist, retired

Places I’ve called home and why I like where I am now:
Many of the states

When I started running and what got me started:
7 years old, watching Lasse Viren, Emil Zatopek, and Peter Snell, later Jim Ryun

What does running mean to me:
fitness, enjoyment

Running accomplishments:
50 miles in seven hours, 39 minutes
Ascent of 3 miles @ 47% incline in 1 hour and 7 minutes

What I like about trail/mountain running:
the run, peace and quiet

Favorite running trail and why:
many unamed

Best running experience:
24 hours of "Dave" , ran for 24 hours, non-stop, covered 147 miles

Worst running experience:
Any where I got injured, as I upped my mileage and trained smart my injury rate, which never was high, almost vanished.

Neatest thing found on a run:
Peace and solitude

Running related bathroom stop story:
Many, projectile diarrhea

Running pet peeves:
not many

Something non running related that no one would guess about me:
PhD biomechanist, HQUSAF Pentagon senior sport scientist, ret.

Other hobbies and interests:
carpentry

Other stuff:
Train hard , but train smart. Don't fall subject to the myopic view of social fitness. Running is free.

Page last modified: 11/25/2012


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