Francis has been a long-time fixture at our Nike Run NYC workouts and has been racing for City Coach since 2011. Despite making guys in my age group look bad on a regular basis, Francis is a welcome addition.
Name: Francis Laros
Hometown: Cape Town, South Africa
Occupation: Barkeep and student
Tools and Toys: Nike, Nike, Nike. Orbea. (It fits my misshapen anatomy.)
Best Races: 5th Avenue Mile (4:38), NYC Half Marathon (1:17:04), NYC Marathon (2:41:38) at age 48
Goals: To PR in the Mile and the Marathon this year. Ultimately I’d like to complete the Ironman.