Robert graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelor of Architecture degree. While at Oregon, he competed on their national champion Track and Field team coached by Bill Bowerman.
Robert owned an Architecture practice for over 20 years and received numerous local and national design awards. In 1982 he founded Hood To Coast and the worldwide running relay movement.
Today, Robert’s athletic passions are golf, tennis, and hiking in the mountains. Sports and fitness have always been central in his life.
Favorite Quote: “If you intend to do something, then commit 110% of yourself to it, or don’t do it at all”.