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GWTC Board Profile - Mark Priddy

 

Name

 

Mark Priddy

Position with GWTC

 

Membership Director / School Grant Coordinator / Private Discussion Group Moderator

All Time Favorite Race

 

The Kentucky Derby Half Marathon

Favorite Annual Event

 

Pine Run at Tall Timbers 20K, Palace Saloon 5K

Favorite Running Route or Trail

 

Hilly, 9 mile neighborhood route in Killearn including AJ Henry Park

Why I run

 

It gives me time to think and I feel physically and mentally rejuvenated

Brief Running History

 

 

 

Started “jogging” on my 30th birthday. I couldn’t make it around the block. Completed 43 Marathons and the Tallahassee Ultra 50K. 
I was the only American to compete in the 2005 Marabana, the Havana (Cuba) Marathon. Since I could not drink the local water, which was ladled from 55 gallon drums, I survived by eating the oranges provided at each aid table.