1987

Even short fat guys can perform if they train for it! – Rob Crosswell (April 20, 1987)

Posted on Apr 20, 1987 in 1987, Crosswell - Rob, M 35 - 39, Pennsylvania

Even short fat guys can perform if they train for it! – Rob Crosswell (April 20, 1987)

I first started running in the mid 1980s. I had gained a lot of weight, and determined it was time to take action on that matter. I went to the track at the high school, and a few of my friends were there. They told me they were training for a marathon. I was impressed. I believe that was when the seed was planted for my personal marathon mania. (By the way, none of those friends ever made it to a marathon finish.) Shortly after that, I met an amazing guy named Joe Muldowney. Joe owned a small local running shoe store. I went in, and I guess I had him chuckling as I was asking about racing...

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