Tracy Austin

Club Member Since 5/31/2012


“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.”

City: Colorado Springs State: CO

Favorite Shoe: The one that fits Size: 8

Age: 44.4 years old

Marital Status: Married

Family members:
Two daughters and a husband in Qatar.

What I do for work:
Still grasping at the stay-at-home-mom gig though both my girls are of school age...really should get back to it (teaching)...Our next move;)

Places I’ve called home and why I like where I am now:
San Diego, CA; Grand Forks, ND; Cambridge, England; San Antonio, TX; Bossier City, LA; Montgomery, AL; Here! Can't say I love it here...but we've lived in worse places (*see above list;)

When I started running and what got me started:
Used to run in my youth...an injury...a near 14 year hiatus...started back up in 2010 injury-free and have kept on truckin' since.

What does running mean to me:
It's a large part of my identity.

Running accomplishments:
Pueblo Half, Garden 5 and 10, Denver half, Disneyworld marathon...yadda, yadda, yadda

What I like about trail/mountain running:
Ummm...dare I mention here that I'm a virgin:/

Favorite running trail and why:
My experience on trails is limited to the Santa Fe:/

Favorite trail/mountain race and why:
Now it's getting to the point of intimidation;)

Best running experience:
Reaching my first sub 2 hours for a half:)

Worst running experience:
Pueblo half...wasn't prepared...

Neatest thing found on a run:
A bra? Only because it then occupied my mind for a good 5-10 minutes conjuring up scenarios for this particular peculiar find in the middle of nowheres.

Running related bathroom stop story:
MVP porta john + homeless aplenty + an empty toilet roll = Good god! no.thank.you.very.much...I'll hold it *shivers*

Running pet peeves:
TRASH!

Something non running related that no one would guess about me:
Um...nothing...I talk a lot, hence I reveal a lot...you're welcome.

Other hobbies and interests:
Photography and other crafty-deeds

Page last modified: 5/31/2012


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