John O'Donnell

Club Member Since 1/10/2002

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John O'Donnell - 2002 MARATHON
2002 MARATHON








“KICK BUTT”


City: Colorado Springs State: CO

Favorite Shoe: NIKE Size: 8.5 D

Age: 65.2 years old

Family members:
Son Jason.

What I do for work:
SORT MEDICAL CLAIMS IN A MAIL ROOM

Places I’ve called home and why I like where I am now:
HAVE LIVED IN COLORADO SPRINGS SINCE THE 1950'S,MY DAD WAS IN THE AIR FORCE.

When I started running and what got me started:
1990,BECAUSE OF STRESS FROM WORK.

What does running mean to me:
TO COMPLETE AGAINIST THE CLOCK AND OTHERS. AND ENJOY WORKING OUT TO STAY IN SHAPE.

Running accomplishments: View my Pikes Peak Ascent/Marathon results
5 Time Doubler on Pikes Peak.

What I like about trail/mountain running:
THE BEAUTIFUL SCENERY AND FRESH AIR.

Favorite running trail and why:
PIKES PEAK,BECAUSE THE ELEVATION CHANGES SO FAST.

Favorite trail/mountain race and why:
GOLDEN LEAF HALF MARATHON,THE SCENERY AND COURSE MAKEUP.

Best running experience:
2002-TRAINING ON PIKES PEAKS SEEN A MOUNTAIN SHEEP ABOUT 20 FEET AWAY. 1999-RUNNING THE PIKES PEAK ASCENT SEEN A MOUNTAIN LION.

Worst running experience:
PEOPLE GETTING HURT-2 BAD HEAD WOUNDS WHILE TRAINING.

Running related bathroom stop story:
A GUY PEEPING WHILE RUNNIG DURING PIKES PEAK ASCENT ONE YEAR.

Other stuff:
TRAINING TIPS:1.WEIGHTS-CHEST EXTENSION 2.USE ACCELECADE DURING
3. USE GU PACKS ALSO 4. USE ENDUROX R4 FOR RECOVERY AFTER 5. CROSS TRAIN ON BIKE

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