Ken Fowler started his running career at Centennial High School in 1979 and joined the Howard County Junior Striders in 1980. At Centennial he was a two time Howard County Cross-Country champion and in 1982 won the Maryland State Cross-Country championship. He went on to run cross country and track at Villanova University. All of Ken’s current PRs were set after college – 4:10 for the mile, 8:56 for two-miles, 14:17 for 5k, and 29:59 for 10k (Penn Relays). He won the Columbus Chase 10k twice and the National Corporate 5k Championships twice. He has also represented the state of Maryland, teaming with hall-of-famer Gerry Clapper, in the Eikeden Relays held in NYC.
In 2009, Ken was inducted into the Centennial High School Athletic Hall of Fame. He currently is a teacher and cross-country coach at the Friends School of Baltimore. Along with “running only” events Ken competes in the sport of duathlon (run-bike-run), where he has qualified four times for the World Championships. His best finishes at the World Duathlon Championships have been 11th and 13th place. He is a Lifetime strider member.