Eric Blake

Age: 36, Years running: 30, Hometown: West Hartford CT, Favorite product: VERTICAL K


What are some of your lifetime running goals?

To keep having fun!

Do you have a claim to fame?

Treadmill World Record in the Marathon

Do you have any vices?

None that I regret having

What makes you tick as a runner and in the real world?

I love the daily grind

What drives you to run?

I enjoy it!

What is your favorite movie?

Shawshank Redemption

Do you have any nicknames? Explain:

Quadzilla. I guess I have big quads

What’s the longest you’ve gone without sleep? Why?

About 20 hours. Not too impressive

If you had to be named after one of the 50 states, which would it be?


What did you have for lunch yesterday?

Peanut butter and honey on a bagel. With banana too

If you could hook up a thought monitor to your head, would you see pictures, hear words or would music be playing?

Words. I like to debate and discuss things

What really scares you about trail running?

When forests/trails are eliminated and they put down tarmac, houses or other developments.

If your life was made into a movie, what would it be called?


Where would you live if it could be anywhere in the world?


What’s your worst encounter on the trail?

a cliff