Josiah Valenzuela

Club Member Since 11/13/2019

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“josiah L valenzuela”

City: Colorado Springs State: CO Country: Uni

Favorite Shoe: Hoka one one Size: 9.5

Age: 25.8 years old

Marital Status: Married

Family members:
I have a lovely wife and 4 kids with one on the way and 2 min pins

What I do for work:
I work for progressive insurance company, and also do limu on the side which is a supplement/vitamin company, looking to make a living of my running in the future.

Places I’ve called home and why I like where I am now:
I'm from Hot Spring,SD but I been here in Colorado Springs since I was 8 years old so I call Colorado Springs Home sweet Home.

When I started running and what got me started:
I started running when I was 12 years old when my uncle always ran up the I clone I decided to go with him one day and every since I can't get enough.

What does running mean to me:
Running to me is life. I start my day with a run to help clear my mind to focus better and I run for lunch to eat and before I go to bed to help sleep. Running was there for me when I didnt have any friends so the more the miles to more friends lol.

What I like about trail/mountain running:
I love trail/mountain running because I love to test my body's limits day in day out to be better than yesterday. I LOVE THE GRIT.

Favorite running trail and why:
I LOVE RUNNING THROUGH UTE VALLEY AND GOING UP TO BLOGETT PEAK AND BACK DOWN GREAT ELEVATION GAIN.

Favorite trail/mountain race and why:
I LOVE THE LEADVILLE MARATHON THE COMPETITION AND RACE ATHOMSHEIRE ARE AMAZING.

Best running experience:
When I was 17 I was my first half marathon in 1:12:32 Ever since I felt like I had a purpose in distance running

Worst running experience:
2019 leadville race I was not prepared I did not hill train or do any elevation training I was running flat and regretted it

Something non running related that no one would guess about me:
As young as I Am I have 5 kids.

Other hobbies and interests:
Love to spend time with the family hiking around town.

Other stuff:
My goal in life is to make the olympic team for the mens marathon.

Page last modified: 11/13/2019


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