Lisa Blackwelder

Club Member Since 8/6/2015

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“Driven”

City: Colorado Springs State: CO

Favorite Shoe: none Size: 8.5-9

Age: 47.9 years old

Marital Status: married

Family members:
husband- wayne blackwelder
daughter- cherie poarch
son- trenton poarch

What I do for work:
family nurse practitioner

Places I’ve called home and why I like where I am now:
Chillicothe Ohio- home home
texas x 23 yucky years

When I started running and what got me started:
4 years ago- started to get in shape

What does running mean to me:
not getting fat and staying healthy

Running accomplishments:
finally got a sub 2h in 2014 but have had a few injuries and of course move to CoSp have slowed me way down

What I like about trail/mountain running:
nature

Favorite running trail and why:
no favorite yet. have done incline twice so far- 1:31 and 1:07 (only to top time) sprained ankle on trail yesterday... thank God for compression socks!

Best running experience:
galveston 70.3 in 2015, preparing for im texas and so ran to do a training day and got to run with my friend for her first 70.3. its always better to run with friends

Worst running experience:
not sure...maybe DNF in IM florida 2014. crashed on bike- finished bike portion did great. got off bike and couldn't walk. took some medicine and though i would walk it off---not! quit around mile 8 or 9. gonna kick its butt nov 2015

Neatest thing found on a run:
different animals

Running related bathroom stop story:
fort collins couple years ago--- i could see the portapottys about 1/3 to 1/2 the way in and asked my body if it needed # 1 or #2. it said no so i kept running, 1/2 mile later it said it changed its mind and needed to #2. ergh

Running pet peeves:
people 2-4 across and you can't get past them when they are going slow. or the run/walker that SUDDENLY stops run to a walk right in front of you without any notice like yelling "slowing"

Something non running related that no one would guess about me:
i am adrenalin junckie. i skydive. wedding was in hot air balloon and we jumped out. was even featured on a lifetime "amazing weddings" show

Other hobbies and interests:
skydiving, triathlon

Other stuff:
Ironman Florida 2015

Page last modified: 8/6/2015


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