Rich Harris



Q: What is your idea of the perfect running/walking shoe?
The spike that Steve Ovett wore when I raced against him in August, 1980, in Lausanne, Switzerland . . . the back of the left shoe said Steve, and the right said Ovett . . . I would change the names of course.

Q: What do you think about when you run/walk?
I am aware of my foot strike, breathing, pace and where I am running.

Q: Which athletic figure do you most identify with?
Jean-Claude Killy

Q: What has been the best advice you have ever received?
Advice of My Dad: Take a Semester off graduate school and go down to New Zealand and Australia and race for Nike.

Q: What is the trait you most admire in others?
Sense of humor.

Q: Where would you most like to go for a run/walk?
Anywhere with my wife.

Q: If you could have dinner with anyone, living or non, who would it be?
My Dad.

Q: Which words or phrases do you most overuse?
Keep your elbows off the table.

Q: What is your favorite running/walking accessory?
A pair of shoes that I really look forward to putting on because I know they will make the run more enjoyable.

Q: Which talent would you most like to have?
The ability to gain respect from all sides of any given situation.

Q: What do you consider your greatest achievement?
Passing calculus in Summer school after failing it during my Freshman year of college.

Q: Who are your favorite writers?
Woody Allen, David Sedaris, Thomas Friedman, Sarah Vowel and Ogden Nash

Q: Who is/are your heros?
My Mom and Dad.

Q: What is your motto?
Just let it go.

Q: What movie role would you most like to play?
Danny Kay’s role in the movie, White Christmas.

Q: Do you spell bandanna with one n or two?
Always two.

Q: What book do you think everyone should read?
How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie.

Q: What band would you most like to be a member of and what instrument would you play?
Glenn Miller Orchestra and Saxophone.

Q: What non-English speaking country would you most like to visit?
India.

Q: What would you want to do if you were not working at Bandanna?
Be a NASA astronaut.

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