Club Member Since 11/19/2003
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You have to lose yourself to indeed find yourself, and perhaps nowhere is this more true than endurance sports
City: Colorado Springs State: CO
Favorite Shoe: Montrail Vitesse/Masai Size: 10 1/2
Age: 69 years old
Marital Status: Divorced
What I do for work:
I am a web merchandizing manager at HP.
Places Ive called home and why I like where I am now:
Michigan - 5 years,
So. California - 30 years,
Houston - 15 years,
Springs - 6 years.
I like the Springs because we have a great climate, good people and fantastic running trails.
When I started running and what got me started:
1987, I was 40 pounds overweight and looking for some camaraderie after a divorce. A buddy of mine suggested the Houston Hash House Harriers. I entered my first 10K (Conoco Rodeo Run) and was hooked.
What does running mean to me:
Personal challenge to do my best. Relaxing way to relieve daily stress and meet good people and make new friends.
View my Pikes Peak Ascent/Marathon results
Running ultras without any serious injuries.
What I like about trail/mountain running:
Recovery is quicker and the scenery is fantastic.
Favorite running trail and why:
Rampart Reservoir. Views, single track and quite.
Favorite trail/mountain race and why:
San Juan Soltice 50 Miler is a great race.
Best running experience:
The finish line
Worst running experience:
The finish line
Neatest thing found on a run:
Running pet peeves:
Dog poop on the trail
Something non running related that no one would guess about me:
In high school I played varsity football with this scrawny body.
Other hobbies and interests:
Spectator sports. Reading. Home projects.
I have found that running through injuries only causes other injuries. Take time off to heal, rest and recover.
Page last modified: 11/18/2005