Todd Norman

Club Member Since 10/18/2007

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Todd Norman

City: Colorado Springs State: CO

Favorite Shoe: Saucony Kinvara Size: 11.5

Age: 49.5 years old

Marital Status: Married

What I do for work:
Retired.

Places I’ve called home and why I like where I am now:
Originally from Newport News, VA. Joined AF in 1987, moved to Texas, Japan, North Dakota, back to VA, England and now here.

What's not to like here in Colorado.

When I started running and what got me started:
Originally started in 2005 while deployed to Iraq but got sidelined due to injury. Restarted in Feb 2007 (co-worker said lets run the GotG 10 mile race) and haven't stopped since (except for occassional injuries).

What does running mean to me:
To keep healthy.

Running accomplishments: View my Pikes Peak Ascent/Marathon results
2007 - Garden of the Gods 10 Miler; ADT Half Marathon
2008 - Colorado Marathon (1st marathon); Denver Marathon
2009 - Pikes Peak Ascent; Chicago Marathon
2010 - Disney Goofy Challenge; Greenland Open Space 50K; 92/100 miles of Leadville 100 trail run - DNF
2011 - Ironman St George
2012 - Completed 9 marathons in 7 states, Leadville Silver King; Pikes Peak Double; Rescue Run, GotG 10 miler, 2 sprint tri's. I'd say this year was an accomplishment.
2013 - Graveyard 100; Bear Chase 100K, Cheyenne Mountain SP 50K, a couple marathons and running a trail race in India!
2014 - Falcon 50 and a few more marathons

What I like about trail/mountain running:
it's not flat; it's scenic

Favorite running trail and why:
Falcon Trail. Great loop.

Favorite trail/mountain race and why:
When I am all done running I will look back and pick a favorite

Best running experience:
Completing my first marathon, then completing my first Ironman triathlon and then my first 100 miler

Worst running experience:
Running with shin pain when I shouldn't have. Caused a stress fracture which lead to 8 weeks without running

Neatest thing found on a run:
5 dollar bill

Running related bathroom stop story:
Always amazed at how many time I have to go (1 and 2) before a race.

Running pet peeves:
Pets off leash.

Something non running related that no one would guess about me:
I affinity of Heavy Metal music

Other hobbies and interests:
Heavy Metal music, Apple computers, snow boarding, hiking...

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