Running USA

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First Class (2004)


Steve Bosley

Steve Bosley is the founder and former executive director of Celestial Seasonings Bolder Boulder 10K, former Bank of Boulder president. The recently elected University of Colorado regent understood that running was a form of theater and combined imagination and creative planning to produce the Bolder Boulder road race, perhaps the greatest show in running, with a massive wave start, sky divers, jet fly-overs, a packed football stadium, and an international team competition.

Running USA Hall of Champions Award Winners - Steve Bosley

Amby Burfoot

Editor, Runner's World

Amby Burfoot is the Executive Editor of Runner’s World, winner of the 1968 Boston Marathon and author of Runner’s World Complete Book of Running. With humor and artistry, he tells the story of the sport providing insights, encouragement and engaging thoughts to ponder along the miles of training and afterwards

Mike Burns

Burns Computer Services

Mike Burns, founder of Burns Computer Services, and ChampionChip had the vision to see the potential of new technology, pioneering instant results via the telephone and ChampionChip timing. Their courage to take risks when many thought their ideas would never be viable, transformed the technology of the sport in the U.S.

Running USA Hall of Champions Award Winners - Mike Burns

David Simms

ChampionChip USA

David Simms of ChampionChip had the vision to see the potential of new technology, pioneering instant results via the telephone and ChampionChip timing. He helped transform the technology of the sport in the U.S.

Running USA Hall of Champions Award Winners - David Simms

Tim Murphy

President, Elite Racing

Tim Murphy is the founder of Elite Racing, the Rock ‘n’ Roll and Country Music Marathons and Half-Marathons in San Diego, Phoenix, Virginia Beach and Nashville and the world renowned Carlsbad 5000. He brought music, running and investors together to create high profile events which provided significant economic impact to cities, millions of dollars to charities and opened the door for millions to enjoy the sport.

Running USA Hall of Champions Award Winners - Tim Murphy

Joe Vigil

Legendary Distance Coach

Joe Vigil is a physiologist and former and long-time Adams State, U.S. Olympic and (with Bob Larsen) Team Running USA coach. He combines knowledge with caring and an unshakeable focus that enables young athletes to develop the character necessary to reach and often exceed their highest goals. Two of his most known athletes are 2004 Olympic Marathon bronze medalist Deena Kastor and multi-national cross country champion and 10,000m Olympian Pat Porter.

Running USA Hall of Champions Award Winners - Joe Vigil

 

 

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