Club Member Since 12/13/2002
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Run Like A Gazelle
City: Manitou Springs State: CO
Favorite Shoe: Nike Size: 11
Age: 49.2 years old
Marital Status: Married
None in town, just two lazy Huskies
What I do for work:
Realtor at RE/MAX All Stars
Places Ive called home and why I like where I am now:
Everywhere!! The list it to long, but I haven't found another town even close to the Springs.
When I started running and what got me started:
Early 20's after realizing that I couldn't commit to a gym membership longer than two months.
What does running mean to me:
Freedom and the challenge of getting a better every time I run.
View my Pikes Peak Ascent/Marathon results
Finished last years PPM.
What I like about trail/mountain running:
The rare times that I find myself breathing I notice some of the most amazing views, angles of the sun, etc. Can't be copied just enjoyed.
Favorite running trail and why:
A little trail in Cascade, after the steeps the trail is enjoyable and its me against the bears. In two years I only ran into three people.
Favorite trail/mountain race and why:
Barr Camp!! A real fun run with racers and support.
Best running experience:
Crossing the line before 6 hours.
Worst running experience:
Crossing the line after 7 hours.
Turning around 1/2 mile from the summit in 2001 and running back to town.
Jump down to the bathroom question.
Neatest thing found on a run:
A wallet, no reward.
Running related bathroom stop story:
I thought it just happened to me.
Running pet peeves:
Runners passing me uphill not breathing!!
Something non running related that no one would guess about me:
Other hobbies and interests:
Windsurfing, big kites, skiing, home-remodeling.