Friday, May 1, 2009

2009 Team: Carl Smith

Carl Smith Email: Personal Records: * Marathon in 3:06 * 1/2 Marathon in 1:23 * 15km in 56:00 * 10k in 36:15 * 5k in 17:30 * Mile in 5:02 Brief Bio: Hometown of Jackson, TN. Started running in 1979. Earned Mechanical Engineering degree from Georgia Tech in 1985. Worked in Los Angeles for 5 years and moved to the Huntsville area in 1991. Married to wife Lynn who runs, but only races occasionally. One daughter Katie, who loves basketball and swimming. Back and knee injuries led to more HTC volunteer activity in the late 90’s. Enjoys giving back to the community in support of healthy activity through running and other sports. Short/Long Term Goals: * Maintain fitness through targeted workouts, off-road, bike and strength training Community Involvement: * Maintains HTC volunteer database * Involved with timing/scoring for HTC and other local events * Coordinates Cotton Row Run finish area set up * Active in Asbury United Methodist Church * Supports daughter Katie’s basketball team and Girl Scout activities.