Club Member Since 1/13/2003
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Smiling BEFORE the run!
The Lord is my strength; he makes my feet like the feet of a deer, he enables me to go onto the heights. Hab.3:17
City: Colorado Springs State: CO
Favorite Shoe: Mizuno Size: 8.5
Age: 61.9 years old
Marital Status: Married
Jim, husband- eternally young
What I do for work:
Places Ive called home and why I like where I am now:
Dodge City, KS is where I grew up.
I'm in CO because I fell in love with the mountains, there aren't any in KS.
When I started running and what got me started:
I ran track in high school, ran a my first road race my senior year of college. I started running more seriously 2 years ago.
What does running mean to me:
I love it for the stress release and beauty.
View my Pikes Peak Ascent/Marathon results
I won my age division in the Winter Series last year. I've run the Barr Trail race twice and did OK and completed a marathon.
What I like about trail/mountain running:
Favorite running trail and why:
Ute Indian Trail because it is more isolated.
Favorite trail/mountain race and why:
Barr Trail race because it is a smaller crowd, also the Pony Express.
Best running experience:
After a new snow on any trail.
Worst running experience:
Discovery Trail Marathon-didn't drink enough water.
Neatest thing found on a run:
Running related bathroom stop story:
Pulled off to "go" in the Pikes Peak Ascent and realized those on the trail could see my back side after I was half way through.
Running pet peeves:
The pains of getting older.
Something non running related that no one would guess about me:
I love playing football.
Other hobbies and interests: