Eat with the Experts 2015

Runners' Forum - "Ask the Experts"

This is your chance to ask the experts questions about running, nutrition, training and injuries. In a casual, conversational setting our panel of experts will directly address any questions that you have about the sport.

When & Where


Saturday, July 8, 2017


1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.




Alumni College Center
Mohawk Valley Community College
1101 Sherman Dr
Utica, New York


Mark Wolber

The 2017 panel includes:

Bill Rodgers

A member of the 1998 inaugural class of the National Distance Running Hall of Fame. He was 1983 winner of the Boilermaker Road Race, four time winner of the New York City and Boston Marathons. Rodgers was ranked number one in the world in the Marathon in 1975, 1977 and 1979, and also inducted in the Track and Field Hall of Fame in 2000. He Co-Authored The Complete Idiot's Guide to Running and his most recent publication, Marathon Man: My 26.2-Mile Journey from Unknown Grad Student to the Top of the Running World, an autobiography released in 2013.

Roger Robinson

Winner of the National Distance Running Hall of Fame 2006 George Sheehan Award, distinguished literary scholar and university professor and his parallel life as an elite long-distance runner. Robinson is a senior writer for Running Times, as well as contributing regularly to Marathon & Beyond and the New York Runner. Co-Authored 26.2: Marathon Stories.

Cindy Chan Phillips, RD, MS, MBA

A registered dietitian and health communicator. She is the Director of Nutrition Education of the New York Beef Industry Council. She was the primary dietitian of the Critical Care Unit at Mohawk Valley Health System, Utica NY, where she provided medical nutrition therapy and nutrition education to improve the clinical outcome for patients who were critically ill or suffered acute or chronic diseases.

Kathrine Switzer

This legendary woman changed the face of the sport when she pinned on her official bib number, confronted an attacking official, and ran, thus challenging the formerly all-male run of the Boston Marathon. She became an Emmy award winning TV Commentator, authored Marathon Woman and was a 1998 inaugural inductee in the National Distance Running Hall of Fame.