Eric Peterson

Club Member Since 1/12/2004

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Eric Peterson








“Take it all in, it's as big as it seems. Count all your blessings, remember your dreams. -Jimmy Buffett”


City: Colorado Springs State: CO

Favorite Shoe: Nike Structure Triax Size: 13

Age: 45.7 years old

Marital Status: Single

Family members:
Foot - Cat
Annie - Dog
Buddy - Dog

What I do for work:
I work for Colorado Springs Utilities. I am the Technical Services Supervisor for the Distribution, Collection and Treatment Department.

Places I’ve called home and why I like where I am now:
Kansas City, Guam, Mankato(MN) and here.

When I started running and what got me started:
I've always been active. Played soccer as a kid growing up. During college I started becoming interested in triathlons so I started running in preparation for those.

What does running mean to me:
Freedom

Running accomplishments: View my Pikes Peak Ascent/Marathon results
Every run is an accomplishment.

What I like about trail/mountain running:
The variety. The scenery.

Favorite running trail and why:
Longs Ranch Road because it's the hardest run for me. I dread and look forward to it everytime.

Favorite trail/mountain race and why:
I have only done the Ascent. So... the Ascent.

Best running experience:
Easily 2003 Ironman Hawaii. I was right on with pacing and finally was able to run strong through Energy Lab.

Worst running experience:
1999 Ironman Hawaii... I got a stress fracture in my foot and had to walk the last half of the marathon.

Neatest thing found on a run:
Myself

Running related bathroom stop story:
No comment

Running pet peeves:
Rocks that jump in front of my foot.

Other hobbies and interests:
Swimming, Biking, Running, Yoga, Climbing... anythig active.

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