Ep 169: Pacing Strategy for Boston Marathon with Jack Fultz, the Winner of 1976 Boston Marathon and the Coach of the Dana Farber Institute Team

Run with Fitpage

Apr 8 2024 • 51 mins

Welcome back to another special episode of Run with Fitpage! In episode 169, we're revisiting our enlightening chat with the incredible Jack Fultz. As we gear up for the much-anticipated Boston Marathon on April 15th, join us as we delve into the world of running with Jack, a true running icon and former Boston Marathon champion. Whether you're a seasoned marathoner or just starting your running journey, this episode is packed with valuable insights, inspiration, and expert advice to help you conquer your next race. Tune in and get ready to elevate your running game!

Jack Fultz, born on August 27, 1948, is a retired American long-distance runner renowned for his victory at the 1976 Boston Marathon, considered the world's oldest and most prestigious marathon race. Growing up in Franklin, Pennsylvania, Fultz attended Franklin Area High School before pursuing his academic and athletic endeavors. He initially attended the University of Arizona before enlisting in the United States Coast Guard. After completing his service, Fultz pursued graduate studies at Georgetown University, where he excelled in middle-distance events as a member of the track team.

Fultz's crowning achievement came in 1976 when he triumphed in the Boston Marathon, famously known as "The Run for the Hoses," amidst extreme heat, clocking a remarkable time of 2:20:19. Throughout his illustrious career, he qualified for three consecutive United States Olympic Trials marathons and earned accolades such as induction into the Georgetown University Hall of Fame and the DC Road Runners Hall of Fame. Post-retirement, Fultz remains deeply involved in the running community, coaching the Dana Farber Institute Boston Marathon team and actively fundraising for charitable causes.

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