Robert Crawford

Club Member Since 2/22/2001

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“'Gather ye rosebuds while ye may', ”


City: East Brady State: PA

Favorite Shoe: Aasics Size: 10.5

Age: 70.3 years old

Marital Status: Single

What I do for work:
Retired Steel Worker

Places I’ve called home and why I like where I am now:
New Zealand, Queenstown. South Africa A happening place. I like were I am now. Lots of trail and the four seasons, big rivers, lots of trees and wild life.

When I started running and what got me started:
Started running in 1984, Raced Drag cars for 20 years - just got too much.

What does running mean to me:
Freedom.

Running accomplishments: View my Pikes Peak Ascent/Marathon results
Ran over 100 marathons and over 500 hundred races

What I like about trail/mountain running:
Closer to nature, and the type of people who you meet are special.

Favorite running trail and why:
This is easy, No doubt The North Country Trail a National Scenic trail. The Segment in McConnells Mill State Park next to none.

Favorite trail/mountain race and why:
Imogene Pass run, very down to earth,.

Best running experience:
It was in Courtneys Birthday Run and hot tub Party, First a 15 mile at 9 am, then a 10 mile at 11 am, then 5 miles at 1 Pm, I ran all 30 miles and Sat in a tub, Rub-A-Dub-Dub-January 11, 1986

Worst running experience:
Getting lost getting to the start of the 1989 Hawaii marathon

Neatest thing found on a run:
A runner in a Bikini on a trail run ,P.S. She was too fast.

Running related bathroom stop story:
Erie race in march. Started the race and then at 1 mile ran back to start to go and still won a age group

Running pet peeves:
Dogs loose

Something non running related that no one would guess about me:
Ride a Harley

Other hobbies and interests:
Road biking, Snow shoe running, Hiking

Other stuff:
To run my 27 th strait Ptttsburgh Marathon in 2017

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