Dave O'Rourke

Club Member Since 4/3/2003

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Dave O'Rourke - Last one to Camerons Cone gets his picture taken!
Last one to Camerons Cone gets his picture taken!

City: Colorado Springs State: CO

Favorite Shoe: Mizuno Ascend Size: 9

Age: 57.2 years old

Marital Status: Married

Family members:
Wife - Clancy
Sons: Riley and Conor (yes we're Irish)
Dog: Molly

What I do for work:
Manage Engineers and S/W Developers for Lockheed Martin.

Places I’ve called home and why I like where I am now:
Original home is Butte, Montana. Colorado Springs climate is unbeatable.

When I started running and what got me started:
Started running in 1986. Reason was to keep up with my wife who still kicks my butt most of the time.

What does running mean to me:
Release! Both physical and mental.

Running accomplishments: View my Pikes Peak Ascent/Marathon results
4 Ascents, 2 Pikes Peak Marathons, the old Mosquito Pass Half Marathon, and 3 Imogene Pass runs.

What I like about trail/mountain running:
Variety of surroundings.

Favorite running trail and why:
Back side of the Peak. Craggs trail up to Devils Playground. Good workout at altitude in a minimal amount of time.

Favorite trail/mountain race and why:
Pikes Peak Marathon: because I finished

Best running experience:
First PPM finish.

Worst running experience:
First Ascent finish (wasn't quite prepared).

Running pet peeves:
People who don't appreciate or thank the volunteers.

Something non running related that no one would guess about me:
Grew up with Evel Knievel as a neighbor.

Other hobbies and interests:
Golf.

Page last modified: 6/16/2010


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