Craig Burbank

Club Member Since 1/21/2003

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Craig Burbank

City: Manitou Springs State: CO

Favorite Shoe: ADIDAS/TRAIL RESPONSE Size: 12

Age: 63.6 years old

Marital Status: S

What I do for work:
MANAGE MY INVESTMENTS,INCOME TAX PREPARATION,SNOW CLEARING AND HIKE THE PEAK(ITS WORK EVEN THOUGH I AM NOT PAID FOR IT)

Places I’ve called home and why I like where I am now:
I HAVE LIVED IN IDAHO,WASHINGTON,CALIFORNIA,ARKANSAS AND TEXAS BUT HERE AT THE FOOT OF PIKES PEAK IN COLORADO IS THE BEST.

When I started running and what got me started:
I HAVE NOT STARTED RUNNING YET,BUT I HAVE BEEN RACE WALKING SINCE 1990.I STARTED SPEED WALKING AS A WAY TO CUT DOWN ON MY COMMUTE TIME TO WORK AND SAVE MONEY WHEN I MOVED ABOUT 4 1/2 MILES FROM MY JOB IN AUBURN ,CA

Running accomplishments: View my Pikes Peak Ascent/Marathon results
LAST YEAR : PR OF 1 MILE POWER WALK 8:58 ; PR OF 1/2 MARATHON POWER WALK 2HR 38MIN ; PR ASCENT OF PEAK FROM STARTING LINE 3HR 34MIN ; 74 SUMMITS OF THE PEAK FROM THE STARTING LINE IN 2002

What I like about trail/mountain running:
I THINK IT IS THE ULTIMATE ENDURANCE TRAINING ESPECIALLY IN THE WINTER

Favorite running trail and why:
BARR TRAIL ABOVE TREELINE,ESPECIALLY THE LAST MILE

Favorite trail/mountain race and why:
PIKES PEAK ASCENT AND PIKES PEAK MARATHON

Best running experience:
2001 PIKES PEAK MARATHON (MY VERY FIRST OFFICIAL MARATHON) DONE WALKING EVERY STEP IN 6HR 55MIN AFTER PREVIOUSLY DOING THE 2001 PIKES PEAK ASCENT IN 3HR 38MIN

Something non running related that no one would guess about me:
I WORKED AS A THIN FILM COATING TECHNICIAN(SETTING UP AND OPERATING HIGH VACUUM DEPOSITION COATING MACHINES) FOR A LASER OPTICS MANUFACTURER(MOSTLY UV AND VISABLE WAVELENGTHS)IN AUBURN,CA

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