Leanne Gronemeyer

Club Member Since 3/18/2016

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City: Colorado Springs State: CO

Favorite Shoe: Asics Kayano Size: 9

Age: 54 years old

Marital Status: single

Family members:
An awesome son
2 dogs- a boxer, a golden retriever

What I do for work:
Family Nurse Practitioner

Places I’ve called home and why I like where I am now:
Born in Denver, lived in Montana, Iowa, Georgia, Texas,Germany, Kansas, Oklahoma and in January 2016 returned home to Colorado!

When I started running and what got me started:
I started running in 2004 after my divorce to increase my fitness level and to loose a few pounds. I got addicted and have been running ever since.

What does running mean to me:
Running is therapy. For 7 years I ran with my best friend, we solved many of the world's problems on our runs. Even though some runs are can be painful, I never finish a run with regret.

Running accomplishments: View my Pikes Peak Ascent/Marathon results
I have been running for 13 years and I am still setting PR's.

What I like about trail/mountain running:
Scenery, varied terrain and the challenge of the unknown.

Favorite running trail and why:
Yet to be discovered!

Favorite trail/mountain race and why:
Imogene Pass Run, Pikes Peak Ascent- challenging

Best running experience:
Racing, love to race!

Running related bathroom stop story:
I got a call one evening after a long run with a friend, to learn the leaves she used during her pit stop were poison ivy. OUCH!! Moral of story: Avoid the foliage, sacrifice a sock!

Other hobbies and interests:
backpacking, hiking, gardening, skiing,

Other stuff:
Running goals: Boston Marathon, New York City Marathon.

Page last modified: 11/27/2016

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