Name: Glauco R. Souza
City: Brasilia, Brazil … but live in Houston since 2003 and in the U.S. since 1989.
Profession: Scientist and Entrepreneur
Been running since: a long time ago, but used to swim and play water polo before. First Marathon was NYC in 1996, when there was no lottery or race-chip.
What made you start? Out of the blue, decided to sign up for the NYC Marathon.
Training program you follow: RW’s Garmin-Ready Marathon Schedule: Sub-3:30
Best run/running experience: NYC 1996 and Houston 2013 Marathons
Worst run/running experience: 2011 Chicago Marathon
Dream training partner: running with friends
Favorite running route: Memorial to Buffalo Bayou
Pre-run food: avocado with honey and lime
Post-run food: tacos or egg sandwich
Training gadget: Garmin and water bottle
Goals? run without dehydrating and enjoy my runs.
Races this season? The Fall Warm-Up series (except the half marathon)
Favorite non-running activities: water polo and volleyball
Music: I enjoy all genres, but audiobooks and podcast when running