Speaker - delivers talks at libraries, historical societies, bookstores, track clubs, senior residences, race expos, meetings.
TV guest - NECN (New England Cable News), international broadcaster Voice of America, The History Channel's "Sports History This Week," WCVB-TV5's "Chronicle," Boston25 TV News, cable stations.
Radio guest - NPR (National Public Radio), local and city stations.
Featured in - The Boston Globe, Boston Magazine, Boston Marathon Program, Cape Cod Times, Falmouth Magazine.
Historian reference in National Museum of the American Indian magazine, "When Running Made History" book by Roger Robinson.
Documentary film credit - archival footage and/or assistance in Boston: The Documentary (2017), Free to Run (2016).
Race director - Camy 5K Run & David 5K Walk, Walpole, Mass.
Bestselling author, journalist, writer, photographer, and award-winning former newspaper editor and sports editor.
BOOKS - Oregon Running Legend Steve Prefontaine: In the Footsteps of the U.S. Olympic Athlete, Activist, and Icon (The History Press), authorized bio Born to Coach: The Story of Bill Squires, the Legendary Coach of the Greatest Generation of American Distance Runners (Meyer + Meyer Sport Publisher), Images of Modern America: The Boston Marathon (THP), A History of the Falmouth Road Race: Running Cape Cod (THP), Boston Marathon History by the Mile (THP), Chinese-language translated Journey of the Boston Marathon (Cheers Publishing, China), History of the Greater Boston Track Club (THP).
Competes in nearly every running distance from the mile to the marathon - including two triathlons - and has won numerous Clydesdale and age-group category runner awards.
U.S. MARATHONS - Boston (23 times); Cape Cod; Chicago; Flying Pig (Ohio); Hartford; Honolulu; Lake Placid; Marine Corps (D.C.); New York City; Philadelphia; Portland (Oregon); San Francisco; Sugarloaf (Maine); inaugural Walt Disney World Marathon (Florida); Walt Disney World Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge (half-marathon and marathon in two consecutive days).
NON-U.S. MARATHONS: Berlin (week of East/West Germany reunification); Dublin (Ireland); Montreal (Canada); Niagara Falls International (NY-Canada) twice; World Clydesdale Championship at Kingston Running Festival (Kingston upon Thames, England).
PERSONAL BEST - 3:41:04 (Montreal). PERSONAL SLOWEST - 7:16:42 (2012 Boston when 91 degrees in Wellesley).
Oregon Running Legend Steve Prefontaine (The History Press), Born to Coach: The Story of Bill Squires (Meyer + Meyer Sport), Images of Modern America: The Boston Marathon (The History Press), A History of the Falmouth Road Race (The History Press), Boston Marathon History by the Mile (The History Press), History of the Greater Boston Track Club (The History Press) are available at independent bookstores, Barnes & Noble (www.barnesandnoble.com), Arcadia/The History Press (www.arcadiapublishing.com), Amazon (www.amazon.com), and other outlets.
Chinese-language translated Journey of the Boston Marathon (Zhejiang People's Publishing House) can be found at Cheers Publishing, Shanghai, China; Running World, China: Zhejiang People's Publishing House, Hangzhou, China.
To purchase a book personally signed by the author, mail a money order, personal check, or bank check payable to Paul Clerici (with the name of which book and any requested personalization and inscription) to Paul Clerici, P.O. Box 99, South Walpole, MA 02071. Prices per book include postage, handling, and shipping.
U.S. ORDERS AND FUNDS ONLY.
Oregon Running Legend
Born to Coach: The Story of Bill Squires
Images of Modern America:
The Boston Marathon
A History of the Falmouth Road Race ($26.00)
Boston Marathon History by the Mile ($21.00)
History of the Greater Boston Track Club ($26.00)
Speaking engagements include talks and lectures at libraries, historical societies, bookstores, running clubs, track clubs, road race expos, banquets, meetings, or other events or functions you may have.
The multi-media presentation, which can range anywhere from 30 minutes to over an hour - based on your requirements - includes PowerPoint images, a Q&A, and a book signing. As an age-group-winning runner, historian, bestselling author, and award-winning writer, talks are wide-ranging, informative, and entertaining.
To book an event, for more information or details, or if you have any questions, please contact email@example.com
TOP LEFT - Boston Marathon Expo seminar, L-R, Emmy Award-winning broadcaster Larry Rawson, Paul Clerici, 1983 Boston winner Greg Meyer, 4-time Boston winner Bill Rodgers, Boston Marathon race director Dave McGillivray, Greater Boston Track Club founder Jack McDonald. (Chris Tecce photo courtesy Paul Clerici); TOP RIGHT - Paul Clerici with Emmy Award-winning journalist and "Chronicle" show co-host Shayna Seymour on a 2023 episode of WCVB-TV5's newsmagazine "Chronicle." (WCVB-TV5); ABOVE - Paul Clerici running in the Camy 5K Run & David 5K Walk. (Photo by Christine Lee)