Jim Umphrey

Club Member Since 4/14/2007

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City: Colorado Springs State: CO

Favorite Shoe: ASIC Eagle Trail Size: 12

Age: 78.6 years old

Marital Status: Married

Family members:
Wife Marylin, all children are grown.

What I do for work:
Retired.

Places I’ve called home and why I like where I am now:
Palo Alto, CA. Moved to Colorado Springs in 1964 and never considered any other place.

When I started running and what got me started:
Started in high school, then guit and started again about 1980.

What does running mean to me:
Great exercise, a way to push myself physically, and an opportunity to meditate.

Running accomplishments: View my Pikes Peak Ascent/Marathon results
I am still running at 75.

What I like about trail/mountain running:
Peace and quiet, the views, the challenge of just doing it.

Favorite running trail and why:
Several trails in the South end of the Air Force Academy. I live there and simply go out my back door and run.

Favorite trail/mountain race and why:
Pikes Peak Ascent because of the challenge.

Best running experience:
They are all good.

Neatest thing found on a run:
A $20 bill.

Other hobbies and interests:
Woodworking, reading,

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