Bill Olson

Club Member Since 2/25/2008

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“shut up and run”

City: gillette State: wy

Favorite Shoe: asics Size: 10

Age: 49.6 years old

Marital Status: married

Family members:
3 boys ages 17,14,and 10

What I do for work:
lease operator. anadarko petroleum.

Places I’ve called home and why I like where I am now:
wyoming. love the people and the beauty. love the outdoors.

When I started running and what got me started:
on and off for about 15 years. started in the military to train for dive school.

What does running mean to me:
keeps me healthy. It's a nice escape from a busy day. Love the feeling I get while I run.

Running accomplishments:
None really. Just like to challenge myself. Push myself to run farther than ever before. Would like to get into ultra running.

What I like about trail/mountain running:
love the beauty, and love getting dirty.

Favorite running trail and why:
used to run some in the black hills. Just being alone in the mountains running is a huge rush.

Favorite trail/mountain race and why:
never ran one...yet.

Best running experience:
6 miles into a run in the hills it began to rain. It become very muddy. I lost a shoe in the mud. I was a mess when I got back to my car. Looking back now, It was the best.

Worst running experience:
frostbite on the tip of my nose.

Neatest thing found on a run:
20 dollar bill

Running related bathroom stop story:
It hit me at the 1/2 way point while running across a 1.5 mile bridge.

Running pet peeves:
People that yell or throw things while they drive by.

Something non running related that no one would guess about me:
spent 4 years in the military on a submarine.

Other hobbies and interests:
boating,fishing,hiking. All my sons wrestle. spend allot of time traveling to tournaments all over the country.

Other stuff:
Ultimate goal is to run a 50 miler.

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