Josh has been with the Foundation for over 7 years and has become an integral part of the HMF family. Josh’s current position is Technical Director- what does that mean exactly? Let’s just say he does A LOT! His main priorities are designing and implementing race plans to ensure the running and multi-sport events run as smooth as possible.
Role on race day – Overseeing venue and course set up, and race plan implementation.
More about Josh:
Are you a runner:
Retired middle distance track athlete, now I just try and get lost in the woods.
Favorite HMF race you've worked and why:
ING Hartford Marathon 2012; the stars were aligned, it was beautiful event.
|Matt Anderson, Amby Burfoot and Josh Miller|
Legends Run 2013 – Hanging out with Bill Rodgers and Amby Burfoot was a childhood dream come true.
Night before or race day prep ritual:
I always shower the morning before I race.
Most challenging race day moments:
Medical incidents – even with our well-developed medical plans, it is a scary sight to see one of your athletes in medical need.
Most inspiring race day moments:
Seeing people complete their dreams. The energy at the finish line of a race is contagious.
Oddest thing on your race day check list:
Do the Portalets have enough TP?
What most people don’t know about to make an event successful:
How much planning and thinking goes into every little detail… Should the race start at 8 AM, should the Portalets go here, vendors there etc.
If money were no object, what would be your ideal vacation:
A long back packing trip to Patagonia.
Running, mountain biking, hiking
Favorite post-workout snack:
A good IPA
All time favorite food indulgence:
Chips & Salsa