Lloyd Takeshita

Club Member Since 9/3/2005

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Lloyd Takeshita

City: Santa Fe State: NM

Favorite Shoe: Mizuno Elixir II Size: 9.5

Age: 70.6 years old

What I do for work:
Retired-Army. Personal Trainer specialty, "special population", athlete rehab, health & fitness instructor for Cardiopulmonary Rehab & employee wellness.

Places I’ve called home and why I like where I am now:
Oklahoma, California, Germany/Denmark, Hawaii, Kansas, Virginia, New Mexico

When I started running and what got me started:
Started in high school. Again in the military and on an Army running team while stationed in Hawaii. Started running again in 2001.

What does running mean to me:
Running is being stress/worry free....only you and the road/trail.

Running accomplishments:
La Luz Trail, IPR, Mt. Evans, attempting Leadville Trail 100

What I like about trail/mountain running:
Scenary and nature

Favorite running trail and why:
Santa Fe national forest Aspen Vista trail. Scenary and altitude, highest 12,100.

Favorite trail/mountain race and why:
The Imogene Pass Run and the view at the top.

Best running experience:
Finishing my first marathon, Maui marathon ('81)

Worst running experience:
My first marathon after only 2 months prep after my "Army buddies" who conviced me we were running daily to do the marathon. I didn't know they had done it the previous year and trained for it.

Neatest thing found on a run:
Found a 3 leaf clover one time. A gopher hole found my ankle another time, OUCH!

Running pet peeves:
Runners cutting right in front.

Other hobbies and interests:
My dog's Monty and Portia (Princess)

Page last modified: 4/5/2008

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