Get to Know SFRC Trail Club Member Max Kam

I joke around a lot and am always up for a good laugh!

Hometown: Born in Hong Kong, grew up in San Francisco, now in San Rafael

Occupation: Scientist for a biotech

Favorite food after a run: Depends on the mood but nothing beats a nice big bowl of pho, even when it’s hot outside

What are the top 5 songs on your playlist: 

Linkin Park – In The End
Kenny Loggins – Danger Zone
Blackmore’s Night – Under A Violet Moon
Piano Fantasia – Song for Denise
and some random Cantonese songs from the 80s/90s

Favorite movie: The Lego Movie

Hobbies besides running: Road and gravel cycling, swimming, LEGO, and bowling

Favorite vacation spot: Revere Beach in Massachusetts

If you had a warning label, what would yours say: That sounds like a terrible idea. What time?”

What is your favorite way to unwind: Watch reruns and sports on TV or stare off into space

Favorite quote: “Admiration is the furthest thing from understanding.”

Causes you are passionate about: Women’s rights and encouraging more women to be leaders. Also cleaning up the trail one wrapper at a time.

What’s something we would never guess about you: I have been interviewed on the news twice.

Favorite running trail: Queenstone

Favorite race: Trail: Quad Dipsea; Road: Boston Marathon

What advice would you give to a new runner: Don’t worry about going fast and leave your ego at the door. Walking during a run is absolutely OK!

Races on your bucket list: That one race that starts with a W and ends with “estern States”

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