About Running Shorts

Hi, I'm Eddie Wooten, and I've written about running in the Triad for more than a decade. Welcome to Running Shorts, which you can find at RunningShorts.org. I look forward to talking to and featuring you and seeing you at group runs and races.

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About Eddie

Marketing content specialist for FieldRoutes, a ServiceTitan company. Former journalist (44 years). In 21st year as a runner. Member of the Greensboro Running Club and Winston-Salem's Twin City Track Club.

Running resume

At the Outer Banks Marathon, No. 26, with our oldest son, Will, on Nov. 12, 2023.
  • 26 marathons.
  • 29 half marathons.
  • 5000 Mile Run Club world record continuous relay team in 2020.
  • Two 50Ks.
  • 34 miles in 12-hour Doggettville.
  • Rim-to-Rim at Grand Canyon.

Professional resume

  • Marketing content specialist for FieldRoutes, a ServiceTitan company.
  • Other work places: News & Record in Greensboro, Winston-Salem Journal, News & Observer (Raleigh), Wilson Daily Times, Daily Tar Heel (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), Farmville Enterprise.

Family

  • Wife, Valerie.
  • Sons, Will and Joe.
  • Dog, Peaches.
The Peach.