John Courtney

Club Member Since 8/24/2003

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John Courtney

City: Colorado Springs State: CO

Age: 69 years old

Marital Status: Married

What I do for work:
Retired

Places I’ve called home and why I like where I am now:
New England, COS, Mexico.

When I started running and what got me started:
40+ years ago.

What does running mean to me:
Daily meditation.

Running accomplishments: View my Pikes Peak Ascent/Marathon results
Forty years of running and loving it still.

What I like about trail/mountain running:
I like running above treeline because it is like being a guest in the place of gods and goddesses.

Favorite running trail and why:
Used to be Waldo Canyon Trail until the fires.

Favorite trail/mountain race and why:
Barr Trail Race - One of a kind, short, challenging and spirited support.

Best running experience:
The best running experiences are on those days when it is improbable that you will have a good run because the weather is gnarly. They always turn out to be the best if you can make it out the door.

Worst running experience:
Attacked by a dog on Waldo Canyon Trail

Other hobbies and interests:
Other mountain sports

Page last modified: 3/19/2015


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