Daniel Kurschner

Club Member Since 3/13/2006

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“Relax and enjoy the journey!”

City: Colorado Springs State: CO Size: 8

Age: 59.2 years old

Marital Status: Married

Family members:
Wife - Joy
Daughter - Katie
Sons - Cody, Dustin & Dylan (twins)

What I do for work:
Human Resources - Make sure people get paid and have decent benefits.

Places I’ve called home and why I like where I am now:
Winona Mn, Cuba City WI, Lena Il, Beloit WI, Watertown WI, Pinedale Wy, Camp Pendelton CA, Belvidere IL, Tampa FL, Colorado Springs CO, Lake Mills WI, I'm back home....

When I started running and what got me started:
Seventh grade - I would run home from school (2 miles) to see if I could beat the bus. I could do something most other people either couldn't or didn't like to do.

What does running mean to me:
Sustained physical, mental, and spiritual health.

Running accomplishments: View my Pikes Peak Ascent/Marathon results
Numerous road races, 3 Pikes Peak Marathons, Imogene Pass 2004 as a flatlander, Ice Age 50k.

What I like about trail/mountain running:
Freedom, sights, challenge...

Favorite running trail and why:
Section 16 - Peaceful run with few people.

Favorite trail/mountain race and why:
Pikes Peak Marathon - Great challenge in the middle of trail running paradise.

Best running experience:
1998 Pikes Peak Marathon - Reached a goal that spanned over three years of consistent training.

Worst running experience:
2002 Milwaukee Marathon - still thought I was in the shape of 1998 - Had a great 1/2 marathon time - bonked and fell out at mile 18.

Neatest thing found on a run:
Good friends.

Running related bathroom stop story:
All I can say is avoid a high fiber diet before going on a long mountain run.

Running pet peeves:
Rude runners/hikers who can't smile and say hello when on the trail.

Something non running related that no one would guess about me:
I left home and became a cowboy after graduating from High School.

Other hobbies and interests:
Packer football. Reading. Remodeling homes.

Other stuff:

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