GLRR Hall Of Fame Class of 2016

Bill Dixon, Denny LeBlanc, and John Morrison

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BILL DIXON

A retired professor of mathematics at Landmark College in Vermont

One of the most accomplished athletes in GLRR’s long and storied history

4-time USATF national age-group runner of the year

US 5K road champion (2008, 2013, second in 2011)

US cross country champion (2002, 2004, 2008)

Multiple age-group national championship honors both on the roads and in cross country

2-time USATF-NE Grand Prix Champion, with countless individual wins and championships

Has won national individual titles and has set a national age-group record

Has been featured in Runner’s World plus other national running publications

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DENNY LEBLANC

Longtime club member back to the early eighties

One of the all-time iconic club personalities

Always there to volunteer and cheer his teammates on

Has really competed and dominated as an age group runner

Avid outdoorsman, alpine/nordic skier, snowshoer, kayaker, off-road and tri-biker, camper, hiker, chef and poet

Accomplishments:

5K – 20:22

5 miler- 29:15

10K – 35:15

10 miler – 1:07

1:24 at New Bedford

2:53 at Boston

1st in his age group at New Bedford

2nd in his age group at Mt. Washington

Member of the USATF Mountain Champs 2007-2010

3rd and 8th in National Cross Country Championships

Cigna Corporate 5K Denny has been 1st in his age group for the past 7 years.

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JOHN MORRISON

John is a loyal veteran club member from the mid-eighties

Longtime volunteer, contibutor and active member along with wife Jeanne since that timeframe at many club races and events

Served as the Club Treasurer and Business Director on the Board of Directors since 1996, a 20-year span

Accomplishments:

5:18 mile

11:12 best at the 2-mile Series

39:19 at Nashua in 1988

1:29:27 at New Bedford in 1990

3:04 at Clarence DeMar

3:09 at Vermont City

3:18 at Boston