Nancy Hobbs

Club Member Since 3/23/2003

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Nancy Hobbs - At the Summer Round up Run 2004
At the Summer Round up Run 2004

City: Colorado Springs State: CO

Favorite Shoe: various Size: 7

Age: 60.8 years old

Marital Status: Single

Family members:
cat-Shiloh, cat-Summit, dog-Crimson Whitney Hobbs, horse-Calvin (Calvin has a Facebook page)

What I do for work:
event management; writer; photographer

Places I’ve called home and why I like where I am now:
Manhattan, KS; Bloomington, IN; Durham, NH; Bethlehem, PA; Christ Church, New Zealand; Crockett, CA.

When I started running and what got me started:
Sometime in high school because my father started running and I wanted to see how far I could run

What does running mean to me:

Running accomplishments: View my Pikes Peak Ascent/Marathon results
Running a 30:09 8K; Breaking 19 minutes for 5K; Running 6:30 pace for a half marathon. Organizing the first US Women's Mountain Running Team in '95 and seeing the team as back-to-back gold medalists in '06 and '07 and again gold in 2012...with a mix of many more medals along the way and since.

What I like about trail/mountain running:
challenge and terrain

Favorite running trail and why:
Always finding a new trail somewhere. Many favorites.

Favorite trail/mountain race and why:
Any race that I finish and feel challenged. I especially liked races I have run in Canada, New Zealand, and Europe.

Best running experience:
Silver medal at the World Masters Mountain Running Championships in Wales in 2015.

Worst running experience:
Rotating my cuboid bone (foot) in '93 during the Kendall Mountain Race.

Other hobbies and interests:
horseback riding, travel, jigsaw puzzle building, crossword puzzles, reading, photography, cycling, pool running if you can believe it!

Other stuff:
To be injury free and stay that way.

Page last modified: 2/26/2017

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