Age & Hometown: 68, Wyandotte, Michigan – Downriver Detroit
Current resident: Suttons Bay, MI
Employment: Retired – Associate Dean – Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences – Tenured Faculty – Professor of Political Science – Carl Sandburg College
Family: Claudia Carlson Graham – Spouse. Lily (cat)
Years running: Since 1965.
Why do you run? Makes me feel more alive.
Running accomplishments: Second in the Michigan State Boys Class D Two Mile – 1967. 21 Marathons – Boston, New York, Chicago, St. Louis, Detroit. P.R. 2:42. Boston- 1983
Favorite running shoes: Asics - lightweight curved last versions
Favorite races: National Cherry Festival Races
Favorite race distance: As of now, 5K. Used to be Ten Miler (15K)
Running heroes: Joan Benoit Samuelson, Bill Rodgers
Favorite pre-race meal: Coffee and Toast
Goals for 2018: 100 points in Grand Prix.
Favorite running quote: "It’s a treat to be a long-distance runner.” Alan Sillitoe "The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner"
Best running advice given to me: Wear racing shoes for races.
What is one thing your teammates would say about you? He likes to run.
How do you feel about representing the TCTC by being a TCTC Race Team Member? Appreciate the opportunity to represent TCTC and be part of such a great group of runners.