People Who Kick Buts: Tom Fleming
Somewhere in the world someone is training when you are not. When you race him, he will win.
- Born on July 23, 1951.
- Is an American runner who won the 1973 and 1975 New York City Marathon. He was also a two time runner-up in the Boston Marathon in 1973 and 1974 and finished six times in the top ten in the BAA marathon.
- Gained personal best of 2:12:05 in Boston Marathon 1975. Awarded the United Nations Peace Medal in 1977.
- Fleming is a teacher and head coach of the varsity cross country, indoor and outdoor track & field teams at the Montclair Kimberley Academy.
For twelve years Tom was the meet director for the famous Sunset Classic 5 mile road race in his hometown of Bloomfield, NJ.