Annaka Hogelin

Club Member Since 1/12/2020

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“Don't let winter win!”

City: Estes Park State: CO

Favorite Shoe: Altra

Age: 34.8 years old

Marital Status: Married

Family members:

What I do for work:
Musician & educator

Places I’ve called home and why I like where I am now:
Iowa, Florida, Indiana, Ohio, Minnesota, California, Colorado; and I just love the mountains!

When I started running and what got me started:
In orchestra, I watched a video about a major symphony orchestra. One of the wind players said he ran marathon to help him with his air support as a brass musician. I thought it was fascinating and started running myself.

What does running mean to me:

Running accomplishments:
I've completed a few half marathons and just registered for my first PPA!

Best running experience:
I love the community aspects of running.

Worst running experience:
Bilateral tibial stress fractures. Enough said.

Running related bathroom stop story:
In my first (and only!) sprint triathlon, I had urgent bathroom call during the bike ride. It was so bad that I thought I was going to have to drop out of the race, until a volunteer directed me to the pit toilets. After a very violent bathroom break, I hopped back on my bike and completed the event. I was middle of the pack for both the swim and run, and near dead last for the bike ride. Still need to redeem that race with another triathlon!

Running pet peeves:
Slow cadences, especially on downhills

Other hobbies and interests:
Hiking, cooking good food, audiobooks, crocheting, home improvement projects, etc.

Other stuff:
Let Your Mind Run by Deena Kastor
Run the Mile You're In by Adam Hall

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