Hall of Fame INDUCTEE: Zeke Zucker
by Jen on April 24, 2013 ·
in Notes from the Station
Do you know about the RunVermont Hall of Fame? We honor outstanding individuals for their achievements and contributions to running in Vermont with an annual Hall of Fame award. The award is presented to an individual who is; a true ambassador of running by promoting running as a lifelong activity wherever he/she goes, has made significant contributions to the sport through running, volunteerism, sponsorship or organization, in the judgment of the Selection Committee, typifies the true spirit of Run Vermont by embracing and perpetuating athletic spirit in the Vermont community.
We are very proud to announce our final nominee and the 2013 inductee to the RunVermont Hall of Fame: Zeke Zucker.
Zeke's limitless energy, running event orchestration, and ageless participation in Vermont events continue to enhance the experience, comradery, and competition of all distances and disciplines of Vermont road race and trail racing. Zeke’s familiar face and presence, as a competitor, director, committee member and cheerleader inject enthusiasm and a true sense of community in all of the events he participates in on a yearly basis. As Zeke has “matured” into the Super-Senior race category, he continues to achieve solid overall race results and pushes the upper-end of the National age-range standards in a number of distances.
Zeke’s tireless work as the KBVCM (KeyBank Vermont City Marathon) Invited Athlete coordinator for over 15 years continues to expand his network of top regional talent recognition. Zeke remains an ambassador for KBVCM through his promotion of our yearly event during his racing endeavors. On a national level, Zeke’s involvement with other races enables him to work personally with top male and female international athletes at the marathon and ½ marathon disciplines. Zeke stays abreast of regional top running talent through his monitoring of racing results and ever-growing runner network. Zeke is one of those rare individuals who seems to remember every KBVCM Invited Runner both by name and face and he receives equal recognition from the athletes. Once you meet and get to know Zeke, “you’ll remember him for life.”