Friday, February 10, 2012

2012 Fleet Feet Racing: Blake Thompson

Name: Blake Thompson
Date of Birth: April 6, 1981
City: Huntsville, Alabama

Brief Biography

Originally from Huntsville. Played ice hockey and lacrosse while attending Culver Military Academy (Indiana). Had a short ice hockey career with the UAH Chargers. Started running in September 2004 @ Monte Sano Road Race 5K. Ran my first marathon that same December and my first Mountain Mist that following January.

Short Term Goals
  • Run sub-2:50 marathon
  • Run sub-5:00 @ Strolling Jim 40 Miler
  • Run sub-4:20 @ Mountain Mist 50K

Long Term Goals
  • Stay healthy
  • Get rid of this Plantar Fasciitis
  • Run at least one 100 miler every year.

Personal Records
  • 5km at Spooktacular 5K Time 17:22
  • Half Marathon at huntsville Half Time 1:19:43
  • Marathon at rocket city marathon Time 2:53:04
  • 50km at Mountain Mist Time 4:26:42
  • 50 Mile at JFK Time 7:20:00
  • 100 Mile at Lean Horse 100 Time 17:45:00
  • Other at Strolling Jim 40 mile run Time 5:23:00

Goal Races
  • Strolling jim 40 mile run
  • jfk 50 mile run

A fun fact others might not know

I watch The Bold and The Beautiful everyday on my lunch break. That's good acting.

How have you been an ambassador to the sport of running?

Try to volunteer at races when I can and try to help anyone anyway I can in achieving their running goals.