Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Team Member Bio: Eric Morse



Eric Morse


Primary sport(s):  
Road, mountain, XC

HS/College: 
Harwood HS / Vermont Technical College

CMS Masters Team member since:  
Open team - 1989, Masters - 2005

City/state of residence:   
Berlin, VT

Occupation:  
Designs headstones

Goals for 2010:  
Get healthy and race.  Get another 40+ title at Mt Washington.

Notable achievements/memories/PR’s in your sport:
  • 11 time USATF NE Champion, and Vermont runner of the year 9 times.
  • Represented the United States in the World Mountain running championships 5 times. 47th (1996) 3rd U.S., 37th (1997) 2nd U.S., 37th (2000) 3rd U.S., 74th (2002) 3rd U.S., and 60th (2003) 3rd U.S.
  • Six-time USATF NE Mountain circuit champion: 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003. 
  • USATF NE Road Race Grand Prix Individual Champion: 1999
  • Still holds the open course records at Wachusett, Pack, and Ascutney.


Open PRs:

Mile: 3:59
5k: 14:17
10k: 29:20
20k: 1:00:48
Half Marathon: 1:03:50

Masters PRs:
5k: 15:09
10K: 31:59

List one thing others may not know about you:  
Has more finishes in the top 5, without a win, than anyone in the history of the Mt Washington road race.  Or to put it another way "The biggest loser at Mt Washington"

Your favorite workout:  
Hill workouts


Your favorite race(s) and why?
New Haven 20km, because I have a faster PR than dd

Website/Blog Address:   
On Facebook



Mount Washington Road Race Performance History:

Year
Age
Place
Time
Pace
1993
28
4
1:03:50
8:24
1994
29
6
1:07:12
8:51
1995
30
4
1:03:37
8:22
1996
31
3
1:03:46
8:24
1997
32
2
1:05:38
8:39
1998
33
2
1:02:31
8:14
1999
34
4
1:01:09
8:03
2000
35
4
1:04:54
8:33
2001
36
4
1:05:00
8:34
2002*
37
2
28:12
7:26
2004
39
8
1:06:46
8:47
2005
40
6
1:05:26
8:36
2006
41
5
1:04:38
8:31
2007
42
8
1:08:56
9:05
2008*
43
20
1:06:56
8:49
2009
44
15
1:08:34
9:02

*2008 was the U.S. Mountain Running Championships.
*2002 was a shortened race due to weather conditions on the summit.



1 comment:

  1. Nice bio. Looks almost like something dd or jj would write.

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