Rod Raymond Race Announcer for the Marshall Sprints

Posted by on January 6th 2008 in Events, Marshall Sprints, Races

High school nordic skiers participating in the Marshall Sprints are in for an aural treat! Rod Raymond, Master Personal Trainer, accomplished athlete, and motivational speaker has agreed to be the race announcer for the 4th annual sprints to be held on Saturday, January 12 at the Marshall School Sprint Course. In sprint races, good announcing is key to maintaining the flow of the event, keeping the athletes and spectators informed and entertained. With his amazing background in sport, business and personal coaching Rod is a great addition to the Marshall Sprints.

More about Rod:

Rod Raymond (M.Ed., ACSM) is one of a few ACE, Master Personal Trainers in the country. He has been in the business of helping others achieve their dreams and strive for optimal health for over 15 years.

Rod is the wellness director at the University of Minnesota, a 20-time Ironman Triathlon and a current doctoral student at the University of Minnesota.

A two-time Olympic trials participant, an international champion of the Scottish Coast-to-Coast adventure race, the Trans Swiss triathlon , the Border-to-Border triathlon and and the Swiss Gigathlon. Upon winning the Swiss Gigathlon (the world’s toughest race) Rod was noted among the fittest athletes in the world by two different publications.

Rod has shared his philosophy that life should be lived “inside out vs. outside in” to thousands of people throughout the world with his books, videos and seminars.

He is also the owner of the successful Fitger’s Brewhouse, Red Star Club, Burrito Union and Old City Hall. He has written several fitness books including: Quick Fitness and Marathlon training guides as well as his DVD series: “Be Your Own Personal Trainer”

Rod is a father and supports many organizations promoting meaningful things

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