Club Officers


David Freeze - President

David has been running for 35 years, totaling 77,000 miles and 24 marathons. He coaches runners at and teaches various classes in fitness and running. David has been the SRR President for 15 years and is also the current Winter Flight 8K race director. David has two daughters, Ashley and Amber, and owns a small farm. He has ridden his bicycle across America, from Maine to Key West; from Alabama to Canada; and from Santa Monica to Chicago along Route 66. David has authored three books on those cycling adventures.



Steve Clark - Vice President

Steve Clark has been a member of Salisbury Rowan Runners since he took over the Greenway 5k Race 16 years ago.  He works for the City of Salisbury Parks and Recreation Department.  He is married to Laura Zimmerman-Clark and they have 2 sons - Blake and Bennett.  Steve enjoys spending time with his family, playing sports with his sons, exercising, traveling and on occasion playing golf.  One of his running highlights is doing the Disney Marathon in 2011 when it was 28 degrees at the start of the race.  That race is when he discovered what a banana was and that during the marathon it tasted like a steak!!



Brooke Taylor - Treasurer

Brooke is a beginning runner who recently completed her very first 5K. Most days you can find her serving the community behind the Circulation Desk at the Rowan Public Library in Salisbury. In her spare time, Brooke enjoys playing the piano, reading mysteries, and visiting all the gorgeous state parks we have in NC. She is looking forward to becoming a better runner each day. Her motto is "Don't be afraid to fail, be afraid not to try!"

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Wanda Parks - Membership Director

Wanda is the SRR membership director. She and her husband live in Salisbury and own a CPA firm and have two children. Wanda has found her niche as a half marathoner and plans to enter more 5K’s to build up her speed. She also enjoys helping out with SRR’s Beginning Runners Classes.


Wayne Crowder

Wayne is a retired Social Studies teacher and Cross Country coach at North Rowan High School. He was also a substitute rural mail carrier for eleven years after leaving North. He has been running for forty years and has completed several marathons as well as numerous half marathons and 5k’s. A native of Raeford, NC, he met and married his wife Dianne after moving to Salisbury after graduation from Appalachian State. They have two daughters and four grandchildren. Besides running, he enjoys traveling, reading, golf, and genealogy.

Teri Shaw

Teri is new to running and looks forward to making it a lifelong hobby.  A graduate of West Rowan High School and Catawba College, she works for the City of Salisbury Parks and Recreation Department as a facility coordinator. She enjoys planning and programming activities and camps for the community. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Laurie Ward

Laurie Ward - Website and Communications

Laurie joined the SRR Board in 2016 and is looking forward to serving the running community with all of her "empty nest" time she now has on her hands. Laurie and her husband Cary celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary last November. Their son, Joseph, is a sophomore at East Carolina University majoring in Construction Management. Laurie began running in 2013 when Joseph left baseball to run Cross Country and Track in high school. She wanted to understand what it took to be a competitive runner and what Joseph was feeling when he pushed to capacity in a race. The friendships and improved fitness have kept her logging 1,000+ miles a year.







Upcoming Calendar Events

24 February 2018
Printable Brochure - Will Run For Food 2-24-2018
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11 March 2018
The 1st Annual Anywhere Anyway 5K is a part of the
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13 March 2018
Printable Flyer - 2018 Spring BRC
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