Douglas Goodwin

Club Member Since 4/8/2008

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“Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once.”

City: Colorado Springs State: CO

Favorite Shoe: Mizuno Size: 9

Age: 42.2 years old

Marital Status: Married

Family members:
Christine Goodwin - Wonderful running wife
Stella Goodwin - Boston Terrier with a hellacious kick at the end of 3 miles.

What I do for work:
CNC Machinist

Places I’ve called home and why I like where I am now:
Colorado Springs - How can you not love this area
Leamington Ontario Canada
Windsor Ontario Canada

When I started running and what got me started:
Started in high school. The cross country coach was watching our high school's soccer team play, and after the game he basically carted me of the field and told me to "forget the ball, you're going to the track.

What does running mean to me:
Running is a personal challenge. It is where I find out who I really am, and more importantly what really matters. Running is the cruelest of partners, and the greatest of teachers.

Running accomplishments:
Get to the Point 1/2 Marathon
Ontario Provincial finalist

What I like about trail/mountain running:
I love the pain, and the solitude

Favorite running trail and why:
The incline - pain, pure and simple

Favorite trail/mountain race and why:
The Crim(MI)

Best running experience:
All of them, good and bad

Worst running experience:
GI problems

Neatest thing found on a run:
Money

Running related bathroom stop story:
Learning that "splenda," my stomach, and running do NOT mix.

Running pet peeves:
Dog crap on the trail

Something non running related that no one would guess about me:
I'm Canadian, EH?

Other hobbies and interests:
Cycling - road and mtb
Reading
Nookie

Page last modified: 4/8/2008


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