|Member Name||Bill Rodgers|
|FIT Program||Basic Membership since 08/28/2012|
|Types of Running||Road Runner|
|Internet Profile Link||http://www.billrodgersrunningcenter.com/|
|Fitness Statement||I am near a 50 year vet of the roads! I am the parent of two daughters,27 and 22, and run about 30 races a year across America. |
I have done this since winning boston in 75.
I think I am the only american to have a significant marathon win on five
I am tied with Frank Shorter for third spot World Rankings of Marathoners
according to Track and Field News .This is for lifetime rankings.
I love to meet new runners/marathoners,and particularly enjoy meeting some of the Vetern runners as well.
I am a great fan of our sport. I think its the most competitive sport in the
world...and the sport that has the most positive impact on our health and
|Running Achievements||Four time Boston Marathon Winner
Four time New York Marathon Winner
28 of the 59 marathons I have ran were run under 2:15. In all I have won 22 marathons in my career.
Rodgers received his B.A. in sociology from Wesleyan University, where his teammate Amby Burfoot also won the Boston Marathon while still a student. Rodgers also has an MS in special education from Boston College.
Rodgers was inducted on December 3, 1999, in Los Angeles, California to the National Track & Field Hall of Fame located in Indianapolis, Indiana. In 1998, Rodgers was inducted in the first round to the National Distance Running Hall Of Fame in Utica, New York.
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