Jack McClintic has brought our little club a long way since he joined the Tornados.
is very active in club activities and member recruitment.
has been known to chase down some very attractive lady runners at memorial park to ask for their email so he
can get them to join the club.
Jack has been the race director the Cinco de Mayo Run for the last two years - a race that keeps getting larger and larger every year through Jack's efforts.
is also very involved in coaching runners thru programs in the HARRA organization.
Jack is also our club writer and frequently writes several articles for our club website which can be found in the Club articles link.
has been awarded Tornado of the Year for two years in a row.
This year he
was also awarded Tornados
Runner of the Year due to his
excellent times in all distances, most notable is his
marathon PR time at the Tucson Marathon in 2:55.
I had the opportunity to ask Jack
some questions about his
training philosophy and some about his
My Grandmother called me Jackie
, even when I made the master's category.
Tell us something about yourself that no one knows about you
I still have my Hugh Heffner outfit pressed and ready to go when needed!
So there you have it - Mr Jack McClintic
So what exactly did we get from all of this.
Well let's sum it all up.
Jack wants to be an actor named Jackie who plays a doctor on a spanish soap opera who doesn't know how to speak spanish very well or salsa dance but wants to learn.
eats chips and salsa in between surgeries while watching "It's A Wonderful Life" except instead of Jimmy Stewart and Donna Reed, the characters are played by Tom Hanks and Marilyn Monroe (in her
natural hair color) with theme music performed by Nirvana.
also uses his
Hugh Heffner wardrobe when traveling to Europe.
We are certainly very fortunate to have Jackie
in our "little club" we call the Tornados