Club Member Since 9/28/2005
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Ascending Mt Cameron, Memorial Day 2005
Love is a verb, then it's a feeling
City: Colorado Springs State: CO
Favorite Shoe: Vibrams Size: 13
Age: 63.3 years old
Marital Status: Married Happily since 1979...to Sharon!
Wes - Son (Joanna)(Everly, Eloise, Anders)
Kaylee - Daughter (James)(Prezton)
What I do for work:
Places Ive called home and why I like where I am now:
Virgina, Georgia, Texas, California, North Dakota, Ohio, Alabama. Looking at that list is it any wonder Colorado's my favorite?
When I started running and what got me started:
When I was 13...my 53-year-old dad got caught in the newest craze: Jogging! It was 1969!
What does running mean to me:
Boredom, unless I'm looking at mountains, trees, stars, and avoiding ankle twisters.
View my Pikes Peak Ascent/Marathon results
PP Ascent 2004, 2005, 2006(3:36, PR), 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012...knee problems...2015, 2016, then a refrigerator fell on my left leg right before 2017's race
What I like about trail/mountain running:
Favorite running trail and why:
Barr Trail...cuz I'm soooo original
Favorite trail/mountain race and why:
The Ascent...except for 2008!!!
Best running experience:
Morrow Bay 10K, 1985...OK, so the ocean is good for something! Just flat-out gorgeous! Mt Evans Ascent, 2012...won age group!
Worst running experience:
My first BTMR (2004)...had not trained for the downhill AT ALL...learned a new (for me) running term: Bonk.
Neatest thing found on a run:
Two llamas, with saddles!
Running related bathroom stop story:
Summer Roundup, 2008...was in the can when the gun went off...passed over 400 folks.
Running pet peeves:
Hikers on the trail on race day! What are they thinking???
Something non running related that no one would guess about me:
I'm a recovering theologue and a burgeoning exegete
Other hobbies and interests:
Sometimes you just gotta lose the weight...lost 20 lbs this spring and WHAT A DIFFERENCE!
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