Club Member Since 11/29/2003
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City: Vail State: Co
Favorite Shoe: Brooks Beast Size: 12
Age: 57.5 years old
Marital Status: Married
What I do for work:
Places Ive called home and why I like where I am now:
Always been Colorado,I live in the mountains and there are so many trails here! I feel very lucky to be where I am
When I started running and what got me started:
Started on Jan 1st 1982 as a newyears resolution to get in shape,been hooked ever since
What does running mean to me:
View my Pikes Peak Ascent/Marathon results
Well not as much here as other runners,but still get as much enjoyment from what I've done, Four marathons, 50-60 1/2 marathons, and just being able to stay after it for almost 22 years
What I like about trail/mountain running:
Oh my God! Everything! The smells, the scenery, the wildlife,the water crossings and the look on peoples faces when they see ya running up a mountain! But most of all is standing at the top , looking down and thinking Wow! I just ran from there!
Favorite running trail and why:
Grouse mountain, Steep , tough, lot of water crossings, thick forest,wildlife, just a beautiful trail to run on!
Favorite trail/mountain race and why:
Golden Leaf 1/2 marathon, It's held mid september when the aspens are changing, single track trail most of the way. This run is very beautiful!
Best running experience:
Finishing my first Marathon
Worst running experience:
Being chased by a dog. was not fun
Neatest thing found on a run:
Running related bathroom stop story:
This one is almost as bad as being chased by the dog, it was an all out sprint to where I knew there was crapper! talk about oxygen debt!!!
Running pet peeves:
Runners who do not line up according to their ability in a race
Something non running related that no one would guess about me:
Other hobbies and interests:
Goal ,to run Two Elk trail end to end this coming summer