ANDREW BLOCK

Hometown: Edison, NJ (exit 133)

Background: Started running with the high school in the 6th grade, started cycling while in high school - that led to a SHORT pro cycling career - and then circled back to Ironman and now running with a new emphasis on ultra running (and of course XC!)

Racing Competitively Since: 1981

PRs:

5K XC: 17:00, 2016

10K: 36:00, 2015

Half Marathon: 1:24, 2012

Marathon: 2:56, 2011

Highlights: RIM2RIM2RIM

 

The Fun Questions:

Favorite Race: Boston for the crowds! (Balboa 4M for the tough XC race!)

Favorite Workout: 8 x 800 with 200 jog

Words to Live By: "Why Not Try"

Why I Choose to Run for PRT: Better to be part of the group than compete against them!

Favorite PRT Memory: Before being on team... being asked why aren't you running for us so we can have YOUR points!

What I Like to Do Besides Running: Build cool socks