Marisa McMillen

Club Member Since 7/9/2006

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"If you get to thinkin' you're a person of some influence, try orderin' somebody else's dog around."

City: Colorado Springs State: CO

Favorite Shoe: Mizuno Nirvana Size: 10

Age: 62.8 years old

Marital Status: Married

Family members:
Mark (spouse), daughters Brooke and Elyse

When I started running and what got me started:
In 2000, a month before the Bolder Boulder, I dared myself to do my first foot race. I almost melted...but I was hooked.

What does running mean to me:
Freedom

Running accomplishments:
Feeling better now than when I was ten years younger.
A few old lady awards here and there. 2002 Triple Crown series 2nd place 45-49 female.

What I like about trail/mountain running:
Freedom

Favorite running trail and why:
Santa Fe Trail south of Baptist Road; it's near home and my dog likes to drink out of the creek

Favorite trail/mountain race and why:
Barr Trail Mountin Race; small, fun, well-organized, money to good causes

Best running experience:
On the sand at the beach

Worst running experience:
Falling during Barr Trail Mountain Race

Neatest thing found on a run:
A bear. Luckily it was scared too.

Running related bathroom stop story:
In porta-potty when gun went off at 2005 GOG race. I had to run backwards on course to start line and turn around.

Running pet peeves:
Ice

Other hobbies and interests:
Playing fiddle, weaving, chauffeuring kids

Page last modified: 10/14/2007


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