Fran Lindau

Club Member Since 2/10/2014

City: Cascade State: CO

Favorite Shoe: Asics Size: 41

Age: 48.3 years old

Marital Status: in a relationship

Family members:

What I do for work:
Study Abroad

Places I’ve called home and why I like where I am now:
Switzerland, New Orleans, Monteverde Costa Rica, Cascade Colorado

The mountains, the snow, the endless opportunities to explore nature.

When I started running and what got me started:
10, to spend time with my dad.

What does running mean to me:
Inner peace.

Running accomplishments: View my Pikes Peak Ascent/Marathon results
Pikes Peak Ascent twice and the Philadelphia Marathon 2013

What I like about trail/mountain running:
Everything. The connection with nature. The lack of monotony. Watching my dogs' joy as they speed ahead of me.

Favorite running trail and why:
It's still Waldo Canyon. Always will be. The greatest loop with amazing little microclimates throughout.

Favorite trail/mountain race and why:
Barr Trail Mountain Race because it remains small and primarily local. People are not there to check it off, but for the love of the running community.

Best running experience:
Every single day I get to run.

Worst running experience:
Never happened.

Neatest thing found on a run:
A mine opening at the end of the trail.

Running related bathroom stop story:
The 5 minute bathroom wait in the Philadelphia marathon prevented my qualifying for Boston by less than 2 minutes.

Running pet peeves:
People who ask you what you think about when you run.

Something non running related that no one would guess about me:
Hate the beach. Love the ocean.

Other hobbies and interests:
Tree climbing, rock climbing.

Other stuff:
Love running at altitude over flat roads.

Page last modified: 2/10/2014

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