Karen Stone

Club Member Since 3/8/2007

Karen Stone

“Don't be pushed by your problems; be led by your dreams...”

City: Colorado Springs State: CO

Favorite Shoe: Le Sportivia Size: 9

Age: 64.2 years old

Marital Status: Single

Family members:
Son Marc
Son Michael
Son William
Daughter Meagan

What I do for work:
Executive Assistant at dpiX

Places I’ve called home and why I like where I am now:
Florida, California, Arkansas

LOVE Colorado Springs...mountains, climbing, hiking, camping, etc!

When I started running and what got me started:
Started running in jr. high on our track team. Started 5K running in the 80's, first marathon in 2000

What does running mean to me:
Joy, health, challenge!

Running accomplishments: View my Pikes Peak Ascent/Marathon results
Pikes Peak Ascent, Marathon, Double
Big Sur Marathon
Mayor's Midnight Sun Marathon, Alaska
Little Rock Marathon, 1/2 Marathon
Disney World Marathon
Disney World 1/2 Marathon
Goofy's Challenge-Disney World
Disney Land 1/2 Marathon
Mt. Evans Ascent
Gulf Coast Trialthon
Freedom Springs Sprint Trialthon
Atlanta Peachtree 10K
Many, many 5K & 10K races...

What I like about trail/mountain running:
Challenge, fresh air, scenery, comradarie, nature, love of the outdoors,

Favorite running trail and why:
Barr Trail ~ close to where I live and so beautiful!

Favorite trail/mountain race and why:
PIKES PEAK! My son William's ashes are on the top!

Best running experience:
My first Pike's Peak Marathon!

Worst running experience:
Mt. Evans Ascent!

Neatest thing found on a run:
Tiny baby turtle that I carried several miles and gave to my daughter

Running related bathroom stop story:
UGH! At 12,000 feet on Pikes Peak in 2007...I will say no more...

Running pet peeves:
Volunteers that say "you are almost there"

Other hobbies and interests:
Mountain climbing, hiking, swimming, bicycling, camping, sewing, reading, gardening

Other stuff:
2015 Goal: Camino de Santiago!

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