Year Inducted: 2002
George began running at Belmont High School in 1958 where he won the Ohio state championship and set the state record for the mile event (4:20) in 1961.
He attended the University of Oklahoma from 1961-1965 and was the team captain in 1964 and 1965. His best Big 8 conference finish was 3rd indoors in the 1000 yards event.
In 1965 he coached the Northern Tanzania track team at the national championships and qualified for the Tanzanian National 880 yard finals.
George has completed 8 marathons with a best of 2:36.
More recently, George was the head womenʼs cross country coach for the University of Dayton for five seasons retiring after the 2003 season.