Athlete Profile: Chris Florscher

2017-10-02T09:35:46+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|HRL Athletes|

How long have you been running?

5 Years

Please list your favorite races and PRs.

Favorite Races:
IRONMAN New Zealand
IRONMAN Lake Placid
Back Country Rise 50K
Xterra Kualoa 25K

5k: 20:43, 10: 41:57, 1/2 Mar: 1:30:07, Marathon: 3:40:33, 1/2 IM: 4:37 Ironman: 10:23

What are your 2017-18 Racing plans and running goals?

Lake Tahoe 72
North Face Marin Headlands 50 Miler
Bellingham Trail Marathon
Hagg Lake 50K
Badger Mountain 100K
Lake Zion 100

Any “bucket list” races?

Western States 100
Hard Rock 100
Orcas Island 100
Leadville 100

What is your average weekly mileage?


What is your favorite workout?

Hill repeats and long endurance base runs.

Favorite pre-race/post-race foods?

Bagels with Almond Butter, Mushroom Pizza

What is the piece of running gear/food/drink that you cannot go without?

Injinji toe socks, Hoke One One shoes, and GU toasted marshmallow gels!

What is your favorite running moment or running quote?

The last few miles of a long race when your adrenaline and confidence spikes and finish strong.

Describe your running before HRL and after.

Over trained and running with no direction of effort, hated hills. After, significant fitness gains, no pain or injuries, love hills and trails.

Why does training with Hawaii Running Lab work for you?

It is a clear and a direct plan to follow. Interactive mentor and coach.