Scott Macpherson

Scott MacphersonEvents

3000SC, 5000, 10000, 1/2 marathon, marathon

Education

University of Arkansas (2010)

Personal Bests

Mile: 4:06
3k: 7:58
3k: steeple – 8:38
5k: 13:49 (indoor)
10k: 28.30
HM: 1.02.56
Marathon: 2.16.02

Career Highlights

2013 pf changs arizona half marathon champion
2012 Philadelphia Marathon, 2nd
2012 Olympic Trials Qualifier Marathon
2011 Dallas white rock half marathon champion
2011 USA Half Marathon Championship, 7th
2010 Winner of San Antonio Half Marathon
3 time NCAA All-American
2 time Southeastern Conference Champion

Personal Information

Why RogueAC? The team is awesome! Sisson rocks! Austin is amazing! But what really brought me here was a gut feeling that I couldn’t ignore. It just felt right and I knew this was where my career would take off. I new I  would have the team, support, training, encouragement, and environment to succeed!

Favorite running workout? I love any tempo, steady state, or threshold run. As well as long runs.

Least favorite workout? Hmmmm I don’t lift weights…

Your go-to, pre-race meal? I love pasta, but I don’t have to have it before a race. I usually make sure I eat a chocolate chip cookie the night before a race. It makes me happy, and I like to race happy.

Your favorite post-run recovery food? After a race it’s a burger and a beer. After a workout or training session I will opt for a pumpernickel bagel with peanut butter, or greek yogurt with granola and fruit.

What athlete (past or present) most inspires your running? Why? I really look to the 70’s for my inspiration. I am the same height and weight as Bill Rodgers and I have the same birthday as Rob de Castella exactly 30 years later of course. When looking for inspiration I see those guys and Frank Shorter as great icons.

Dream job for after your running career? Bikini salesman, motivational speaker, explorer, or NPR radio host. Or open up a cafe.

Favorite Austin Restaurant? So far every place I have been is better than the one before… sooo I don’t know yet… but I am a big fan thus far.

French toast, pancakes, or waffles? This is tough… it depends on the time of day, what I have just finished doing, what I am about to do, and what the temperature is outside. But really if you’re putting down any of the three it’s gunna be a good day!

Favorite breakfast taco ingredient? Bacon, hummus, egg, salsa, and the most important would be the avocado!

Favorite movie? The Shawshank Redemption

Favorite TV show? I don’t have Tv, so it beats me? When I was growing up I was a big Legends of the Hidden Temple fan. Go Silver Snakes!

Favorite band? I have been listening to a lot of Zeppelin lately

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