Ashley Stanley

Club Member Since 5/1/2017

"Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations"

City: Colorado Springs State: CO

Favorite Shoe: Newton Size: 9.5

Age: 39.8 years old

Marital Status: Married

Family members:
Paige & Blake-7 year old twins
Baxter- Olde English Bulldogge

What I do for work:
Post Anesthesia Nurse

Places I’ve called home and why I like where I am now:
Born and raised in Mountain Brook, AL...Cape May, N.J, Long Island, N.Y, Cape Cod, MA,
New Orleans, LA, Fernandina Beach, FL, Chesapeake, VA, Monterey, CA...

My husband is U.S Coast Guard currently stationed at Peterson AFB

When I started running and what got me started:
Started in high school...because I was fat.

What does running mean to me:
A personal challenge that brings me a balance of pain and peace:-)

Running accomplishments:
5 marathons and more 10k and half than i can count.

What I like about trail/mountain running:
Didn't start trail running until stationed in Monterey, now hard to go back. I love the peace a trail brings and the challenge of unpredictable terrain.

Favorite running trail and why:
Old coast hwy in Big Sur. Challenging out and back 20 miles with spectacular views:-)

Favorite trail/mountain race and why:
Have not raced many trails. Only Fort Ord and Cheyenne Mnt...I would say Ft. Ord was my favorite because of the group that raced with me.

Best running experience:
Finishing Big Sur International Marathon. Most beautiful place I have run.

Worst running experience:
Shamrock Marathon...Was violently ill from mile 14 on...later diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis.

Neatest thing found on a run:
Lego character for my son:-) He was psyched and thought if he would run he could find more.

Running related bathroom stop story:
Only significant story other than a routine stop and go was shamrock marathon...memory is too painful to hash up.

Running pet peeves:
None as of yet

Something non running related that no one would guess about me:
I have a deep rooted problem with people smacking

Other hobbies and interests:
swimming, biking, skiing, SUP, hiking

Other stuff:
For this sea-level girl to adapt to altitude...humbling!

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