Richard Canedo

Club Member Since 4/1/2013

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Richard Canedo

City: Colorado Springs State: Co

Favorite Shoe: Hoka Size: 10

Age: 54.5 years old

Marital Status: Married

Family members:
Aubrey , Allie , Richie

What I do for work:
Retired 3/29/13

Places I’ve called home and why I like where I am now:
Colorado Springs since 64

When I started running and what got me started:
Woke up and I was in my early 40's heavy out of shape cholesterol problems Dr. Wanted to put me on meds told him to give me 6 months to change, still haven't had to take pills .

What does running mean to me:
Fun thing you can do with your kids. Stress relief and a way to meet new friends.

Running accomplishments: View my Pikes Peak Ascent/Marathon results
2 rock and roll 1/2 marathons Las Vegas , PP Ascent ,fall and winter series and other local races.rock and roll Phoenix 1/2

What I like about trail/mountain running:
Solitude , peace and easier on my body.

Favorite running trail and why:
Waldo till the fire now Cheyenne Mtn state park

Favorite trail/mountain race and why:
Ascent now that I did it.

Best running experience:
First 1/2 marathon cause I did it at 47 showing my kids it's never to late to try something

Worst running experience:
I don't like getting caught in thunderstorms easy lesson to get started early.

Neatest thing found on a run:
Sounds dumb but heading up Barr last year I started seeing dimes on rocks , saw about 5-6 spent the next 3 hours up to the peak wondering why they where there. If it was you thanks for keeping my mind busy.

Running related bathroom stop story:
Uhhh no

Running pet peeves:
People who take up the trail and don't move.

Other hobbies and interests:
Bike riding

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