Bruce Davie

Bruce Davie running on a trail

Nickname: None! But also President.
Workplace: Systems Approach, LLC.
PB’s: Tan: 13:28 (2018), Mile: 4:33 (2002), 5k: 16:16 (2005), Half Mara: 1:16:09 (2009), Marathon: 2:46:53 (2007), Two Bays 2:06 (2020)
Best Running Experience: Masters Mile in Boston Indoor Games 2007; Philadelphia Marathon 2007.
Worst Running Experience: San Francisco Half Marathon 2015 (way too hot).
Racing Shoes: Saucony Endorphin Speed
Years Running: Roughly 50.
Why Do You Run: I love it, and it was the only sport I was decent at from an early age.
Favourite Training Session: Anything focussed on LT, e.g. 4 x 2k at half marathon pace.
Hobbies: Baking (especially sourdough), cycling, bushwalking.
Most Important Thing To Me: Believing that my efforts make a positive impact on others.
Biggest Dislike: Politicians who sow division.
Favourite Movie: Trainspotting
Favourite Music: Nick Cave, Lana Del Rey, Radiohead, and a lot more.
Favourite Food: Pizza
Favourite Drink: Beer, coffee
Favourite Event: Two Bays
Dream Occupation: Rock musician
Most admired athlete: Paula Radcliffe. She moved the boundaries of what was possible for female marathoners. Of course I hope she was clean.
Little known fact about me: I have spent more than half my life outside of Australia but that will change in 2025.
Life Highlight: Receiving an honorary degree from Edinburgh University (2013).
Life low-point: A near-fatal cycling accident in 2012.
Three Things You Want To Do Before You Die: Hike the Australian Alps Walking Track end to end. Run the 56k at 2 Bays. Get my swimming to the point where I can do a triathlon.
Favourite Quote: “You will become way less concerned with what other people think of you when you realize how seldom they do.” – David Foster Wallace