Tim Barry

Club Member Since 3/11/2012


Tim Barry - PP ascent 2010
PP ascent 2010








“You can catch a lot of bugs if you run with your mouth open”


City: Colorado Springs State: CO

Favorite Shoe: Mizuno Size: 10.5

Age: 56.9 years old

Marital Status: Happily Married

Family members:
3 girls. Alyx, Dani, Ande

What I do for work:
Engineering. PV solar panels.

Places I’ve called home and why I like where I am now:
California and Colorado.
It's hard to beat Colorado, but it could use a beach.

When I started running and what got me started:
Late 2006 to get in shape and run the ascent.

What does running mean to me:
Mostly fitness and friends

Running accomplishments: View my Pikes Peak Ascent/Marathon results
Dipsea invitational, Pikes Peak double, the 5 major marathons in my 50th year, guide running blind runners one year.

What I like about trail/mountain running:
Getting away from the every day bustle.

Favorite running trail and why:
Whichever one I happen to be running.

Favorite trail/mountain race and why:
Dipsea - It's a crazy, handicapped, small town trail run where first across the finish wins. Plenty of single track too.

Best running experience:
Mile 26.3 of any marathon.

Worst running experience:
ADT 2010 - Went out too fast and crashed at 17.

Neatest thing found on a run:
A change in perspective and attitude.

Running related bathroom stop story:
Running take 5 in the garden. A girl passed me, bolted into the bushes, then ends up passing me again! I don't get chicked much, but this was too much.

Running pet peeves:
Not running.

Something non running related that no one would guess about me:
If you don't know, ask. I'll tell you.

Other hobbies and interests:
Anything outdoors (that doesn't deal with heights)

Page last modified: 3/15/2012


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