GWTC Board Member Profile Herb Wills


Herb Wills

Position with GWTC

Director At Large

All Time Favorite Race

The 1972 (Munich) Olympic 800m

Favorite Annual Event

Palace Saloon 5K

Favorite Running Route or Trail

I am too selfish and greedy to choose just one

Personal Hero

No response

Why I run

It is what I do

Inspirational Quotation

Three hours slow is better than two hours fast Pete Gavuzzi

Brief Running History


Competing since 1971 at the age group, high school, collegiate, post colligate, and fogey-in-local-road-race levels.  Significant achievements: 2:17:54 Marathon to finish 15th in Olympic trials in 1984 and 2:17:52 for 10th place finish in 1988.  Member of the FSU Sports Hall of Fame. Once held school record at 5K and 10K outdoors and 2m, 3K and 5k indoors. 1989 top American finisher at Boston Marathon.