2017 Clinic Schedule

This year, we have an exciting line up of speakers to inspire expo attendees. Their appearance schedule is as follows:

Friday, March 31

Bill Rodgers
Four-time winner of the Boston Marathon, New York City Marathon and Cherry Blossom 10 Mile.

3:00 – 3:50 p.m. talk in the Runners' Lounge on the west end of the expo floor
4:00 – 4:50 p.m. autograph signing at Credit Union/Credit Union Miracle Day booth in the expo hall

Kathrine Switzer
1st woman to complete the Boston Marathon with an official bib number in 1967; women's winner, 1973 Cherry Blossom 10 mile; winner, 1974 New York City Marathon

4:00 – 4:50 p.m. talk in the Runners' Lounge on the west end of the expo floor
5:00 – 5:50 p.m. autograph signing at Kathrine Switzer expo booth

Runner’s Happy Hour 
5:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the expo hall
The 201 Bar will be serving up beer and be providing a cherry themed non-alcoholic drink (Cherry Cocktail) for the 2017 runners. Beer and the Cherry Cocktail will be served starting at 5:00 p.m. sharp and will last until supplies run out!  All runners with a CUCB 10 mile or 5K Run-Walk bib will be able to receive a beer or non-alcoholic beverage.  

Saturday, April 1

Kathrine Switzer
1st woman to complete the Boston Marathon with an official bib number in 1967; women's winner, 1973 Cherry Blossom 10 mile; winner, 1974 New York City Marathon

11:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. talk in the Runners' Lounge on the west end of the expo floor
Noon –  12:50 p.m. autograph signing at Kathrine Switzer expo booth

Carrie Tollefson 
2004 Olympian at 1500m; 1997 NCAA Cross Country Champion; mult-time NCAA track and field champion at Villanova; frequent network television running commentator

Noon - 12:50 p.m. talk in the Runners' Lounge on the west end of the expo floor
1:00 - 1:50 p.m. autograph signing at Credit Union Cherry Blossom Booth in the expo hall

History Panel: Ed Murray, Jeff Darman, Henley Gabeau, George Banker
Ed Murray: 1st race director; Jeff Darman, 2nd race director; Henley Gabeau, long time race committee member and former RRCA President; George Banker, race historian

1:00 - 1:50 p.m. talk in the Runners' Lounge on the west end of the expo floor

Bill Rodgers and Greg Meyer
Rodgers: Four-time winner of the Boston Marathon, New York City Marathon and Cherry Blossom 10 Mile. Meyer: Winner, 1983 Boston Marathon; winner, 1983 Cherry Blossom, current American record holder for 10 miles (46:13 set at the 1983 Cherry Blossom 10 Mile.

2:00 - 2:50 p.m. talk in the Runners' Lounge on the west end of the expo floor
3:00 - 3:50 p.m. autograph signing at at the Credit Union/Credit Union Miracle Day booth in the expo hall

Joan Samuelson 
1984 Olympic Gold Medalist in inaugural women's Olympic Marathon; 1979 and 1983 Boston Marathon winner; former American recordholder for the women's marathon.

3:00 - 3:50 p.m. talk in the Runners' Lounge on the west end of the expo floor
4:00 - 4:50 p.m. autograph signing the Credit Union/Credit Union Miracle Day booth in the expo hall