Birthdate: March 10, 1944 in Norwalk, Connecticut
College: Howard University, Washington, DC
Age Group: 75-79
Events: 800M, 1500M, mile, 5K and formerly marathon
John Brittain is a professor of law at the David A. Clarke School of Law, University of the District of Columbia, Washington, DC and a civil rights lawyer
Career Highlights: He is a dedicated competitive runner who has been racing at the national and local level for thirty-seven years. He considers himself fortunate to finish among the top three for his age group in nearly all of the competition. And he ran a sub 3:00 hour marathon in 2:57 around age 48.
2009 USAT&F National Masters Indoor Track Championships in Maryland, M65 – mile, second, 5:55; 800M, second, 2:34
2010 USAT&F National Masters Indoor Track Championships in Boston, M65 – 800M, second, 2:37