Mike English

Club Member Since 12/18/2010

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City: Colorado Springs State: CO

Favorite Shoe: Brooks Beast Size: 9.5

Age: 54.1 years old

Marital Status: married

Family members:
4 children, 1 dog

What I do for work:
VP for medical device company. I travel a lot.

Places I’ve called home and why I like where I am now:
Kansas City, Germany, Omaha, Sacramento, Colorado Springs.
We love the mountains and the people.

When I started running and what got me started:
When i was in the Army in 1991. We were in the Persian Gulf, the war was over, and I was bored.

What does running mean to me:
I met my wife while working in a running store. I proposed to her immediately following the Portland Marathon. It keeps me sane.

Running accomplishments:
Overall winner of 2 races in my life.
New Years 5K in Panama City Beach, Fl
Quivering Quads 50M in MO

What I like about trail/mountain running:
I can think.

Favorite running trail and why:
Trail around Turquoise Lake in Leadville

Favorite trail/mountain race and why:
Leadville 100. I have paced the last 50M 6x.

Best running experience:
Seeing my wife finish her first marathon.

Worst running experience:
I got hit by a car in the St Louis Marathon

Running related bathroom stop story:
Too many to tell.

Running pet peeves:
Anyone who boasts about themselves while running.

Other hobbies and interests:
Kids, reading, triathlon, skiing, and golf.

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